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San Elijo State Beach Campground

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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“train tracks”(6 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Snack Shack Just opened connected to Camp Store at entrance to San Elijo State Beach Campground entrance. Offering Various types of Bowls, with names like Vegy, Baja, Breakfast, Beach, and Kids. Ingredient choices include Chicken, Steak, Fish, Black Beans, Crunchy Slaw, Vegetables, Eggs, White or...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

The campground is GREAT! The booking site is the worst. Not sure how you get the updates. After 10 years of going to San Elijo during the summer, this is the first year we did not get a campsite(s). It appears that the booking agency...More

2  Thank Alex C
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The campground is not in Del Mar. It is in Cardiff/Encinitas. And this is not a hotel. It serves a utilitarian purpose and is very popular with all kinds and modes of campers. It did not look at all inviting. In all actuality, it resembled...More

Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 2 October 2017

As a San Diego resident, I've passed by this beachside campground hundreds of times and never gave it much of a thought until recently. This place is fully booked most of the time, but they do have walk-up sites daily. You have to get there...More

Thank Butabi100
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I'm at the campground as I write this. This is not beach camping because only a few sites have a view of the beach. LOTS of train horn noise until 2 a.m. and it starts back up before 7 a.m. Car traffic noise all day....More

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Beachfront
Free Parking
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Free Parking
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Number of rooms
171
Location
United States > California > Del Mar
Also Known As
San Elijo State Beach Campground Hotel Del Mar
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Traveller (51)
Room & Suite (14)
Pool & Beach (12)
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tawniea1
7 April 2016|
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Response from JenniferSCA |
Some spots are reserved for tents, others for an RV. Just make sure you reserve the right type of spot.
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Greg C
11 August 2015|
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Response from ckahla | Reviewed this property |
Yes on the south area of beach.
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McKenna M
27 December 2014|
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Response from ckahla | Reviewed this property |
A hook up means this site has electric, water & sewer hook ups. Unless stated hook up site then it is dry camping ...
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"This is not a hotel, it is a camp ground"
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"Ocean side all the way!"
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"Site 61 is the best site. See my review for more info on this."
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"This is a campground not a hotel"
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