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    Ocean Mesa Campground at El Capitan

    El Capitan Terrace Lane, Santa Barbara, CA
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    Traveller (47)
    Room & Suite (7)
    Dining (2)
    Overview
    • Excellent45%
    • Very good31%
    • Average12%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “rv park” (18 reviews)
    “state beach” (9 reviews)
    “full hookups” (5 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Pool
    Pets Allowed
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Restaurant
    Golf Course
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    1 - 5 of 119 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I was a 'newbie' with my vintage trailer...very kind staff (and other campers!) who offered to help guide me in. I was a solo camper and other camper 'couples' offered me dinner and conversation---Very warm environment.

    Thank SBSuzanne
    Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

    Clean, quality restrooms and showers for a campground. Free bike rentals and great food at the sister facility El Capitàn💪😎. The foundation for the tent was super soft loam and we spent on three nights for what we would have paid for one night in...More

    Thank CruzFamilyVacation
    Reviewed 6 June 2017

    We've stayed in RV sites and rented the Yurt for group events several times over the past few years. All of sudden they want $125 per night. Way over-priced for cramped quarters with lots of highway noise and only a couple of sites with ocean...More

    Thank John B
    Reviewed 25 April 2017

    Through desperation and panic we booked a powered site for an RV over the Easter weekend. $110 per night and we were told only a 3 night stay possible due to Easter. Loads of noise post lights out - worst we experience in 2 weeks...More

    1  Thank t0ny2000
    Reviewed 5 April 2017

    Clean, pretty campground 15 minutes outside of Santa Barbara. 20 minute walk to ocean. The beach closest was small, but the next beach north, Refugio State Beach was way nicer. Nice pool, very scenic nature walk leaving right from campground. The wild mustard was as...More

    Thank Physioshell2014
    Franciscan Inn
    700 reviews
    #14 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
     
    Pacifica Suites Santa Barbara
    695 reviews
    #2 of 12 hotels in Goleta
     
    The Wayfarer
    339 reviews
    #18 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
     
    Quality Inn Santa Ynez Valley
    265 reviews
    #2 of 8 hotels in Buellton
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 40 - US$ 90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 100
    • Location
    • United States >
    • California >
    • Santa Barbara
    • Also Known As
    • Ocean Mesa Campground At El Capitan Hotel Santa Barbara
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    Traveller (47)
    Room & Suite (7)
    Dining (2)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (33)
    Bathroom (2)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Nearby
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    19.44 km away
     
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    700 reviews
    30.96 km away
     
    Quality Inn Santa Ynez Valley
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    22.84 km away
     
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    Nearby Attractions
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    Questions & Answers
    Bridget F
    17 January 2017|
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    Response from garaoucho | Reviewed this property |
    Yes - the pool is open year round. This area has a Mediterranean climate, quite pleasant most of the year.
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    Dennis L
    12 November 2016|
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    Response from Terry F | Reviewed this property |
    I don't think there is a charge to visit, but they may charge you to park.
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    westernsamoa
    16 December 2014|
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    Response from Mary D | Reviewed this property |
    I think you'll have to call them, but I think you'll have to bring your own RV / Travel Trailer to Ocean Mesa. They do have tent space and next door (connected by a path) at El Capitan there are cabins which are very nice... More
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    "We like spot 805."
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    "If you don't like freeway noise, get a spot on the east side."
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    "Choose an RV site facing the ocean"
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    "ALL tent camping is basically right next to the next family. RV camping is pretty tight too, with mostly..."
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