Pacific Beach Resort and Conference Center

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Location

Installation
Everett Naval Station, Everett, WA
GPS Coordinates
47.216, -124.2067
Location Information
Copalis Beach, WA

Directions

Directions
From Interstate 5 North or South: Take the Aberdeen/Ocean Beaches exit, number 104 and follow this through Aberdeen and Hoquiam. Follow directions below from Hoquiam to Pacific Beach. Do not take Highway 101 North Shelton outside of Olympia. From West Sound locations (Highway 3) South: Follow Highway 3 south through Shelton to Highway 101 south. Follow Highway 101 south approximately 3. miles to Highway 108/McCleary/Aberdeen exit. Turn right and follow Highway 108 through McCleary. Approximately 1 mile past McCleary, turn left to Highway 8 and turn right (West). Highway 8 turns into into US Highway 12 west. Follow US Highway 12 west through Aberdeen and Hoquiam (will become Highway 101 north). From Hoquiam: Approximately 4 miles out of Hoquiam on Highway 101 north, turn left on Ocean Beach Road. Stay on Ocean Beach Road through the town of Copalis Crossing; several miles later you will arrive in Pacific Beach! Continue straight at the 4 way stop through the town of Pacific Beach and up the road parallel to the ocean, you will see the Resort on your left hand side.

Contact Information

Phone Number
(877) 628-9233 or (360) 276-4414
Fax Number
(360) 276-4615
Mailing Address
Pacific Beach Resort, PO Box 335, Pacific Beach, WA 98571

Campground Information

Authorized Users
Active, National Guard, Reservists, Retired, 100% DAV. DoD Civilians, Guests.
Season
RV park and Dry Campsites available year round.
Reservations
Accepted and encouraged by phone. All eligible users may book up to one year in advance. At check-in, payment in full is expected for all nights reserved. Early checkouts will be charged for entire reservation. No refunds will be allowed for early departures.
Internet Access
Free Wi-Fi available throughout the resort.
Pet Information
Pets are limited to two and must be controlled at all times.
Campground Information
Camping rates are for active - civilian. RV spaces in the ocean-bluff park have access to clam sinks (check on WA clamming season if you are interested. This stretch of coast is the best razor clamming in the world), a covered shelter with BBQ, a laundromat (two washers and two dryers), showers and a dump site. Each site is equipped with electricity, water, a picnic table and TV cable from May 1 through October 31st. Limit of two vehicles per site. Site number requests cannot be accommodated. Check-in is after 1 pm. Dump station is at the entrance to the park. A visit to The rain forest (about 45 minutes) and Lake Quinault Lodge for lunch is highly recommended. Other local activities include whale watching, beach walking, bike riding (they rent for $10.00 per day), antiquing, seafood.
Big Rig Friendly?
Yes
Facilities
Hot Tub, Restaurant, Conference Center, Lounge, Game room, Horse shoes, Ping Ping, Video rentals, Restaurant and full bar.
Amenities
  • Dump, Sewer
  • Water
  • Electric
  • Tent Area
  • Laundry
  • Showers
  • Playground
  • Picinic Area
  • Boat Ramp
  • Hiking
  • Fitness Center
  • Marina

Site Information

Type of site
Spaces
Hook-ups
Daily
Weekly
Monthly
RV Sites
43
W/30A/CATV
$12 - $25
N/A
N/A
Camper/Tent
19
None
$18 - $14
N/A
N/A
Lodging
60
Full
$35 - $220
N/A
N/A

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Weather Information

Perched on a bluff overlooking the scenic coast of Washington State, Pacific Beach is the perfect location for combining business with pleasure. The resort offers full catering service for your overnight group conference, retreat or training.

Reasonably priced, fully furnished three and four bedroom houses with kitchens line the ocean bluff providing guests with panoramic ocean vistas. Whether you want to curl up in front of the fireplace with a good book or explore the area around Pacific Beach your visit will help you relax. You don't need a whole house? Check into our hotel and experience our clean, affordable suites. We have the right accommodations for every need.

Pacific Beach Resort's Windjammer restaurant and lounge features great food and provides a cozy place to meet friends and family. Several conference areas within the resort and customized meal packages make this place perfect for your group's retreat. The next time your group meets make it memorable by taking advantage of Pacific Beach's Recreation Center.

You won't miss your workout routine because the resort has a cardio room, two outdoor tetherballs and a volley ball net, fitness equipment and showers. After your workout, relax in the hot tub. If bowling is your sport, then you'll enjoy the 4-lane bowling alley a few steps behind the main building. There's also a horseshoe pit and a recreation center with a pool, ping-pong and arcade games.

Adjacent to the resort is the Pacific Beach RV Park, which overlooks the Pacific Ocean. It provides power, cable, water, picnic tables, a cook shelter and showers for registered guests.

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They really need a camp host at this RV park; people playing music at 2300 hrs. and making noise, dogs constantly barking, and all they have to offer is a telephone number you can call in case of emergency. No one on duty and no security or police patrols at night, and the resort is wide open, no gate check point or ID check to enter the resort. Anyone can come onto the resort grounds or into the RV park. The guy next to me was a veteran who invited a bunch of people, 5-cars at his campsite and a lot of drunk and noisy people. This is my 2nd time at this facility but I won’t come back here again. The other thing is there is no sewer hookup but there us a dump station.
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Sheffey Reviewed by Sheffey July 05, 2014
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July 2014

They really need a camp host at this RV park; people playing music at 2300 hrs. and making noise, dogs constantly barking, and all they have to offer is a telephone number you can call in case of emergency. No one on duty and no security or police patrols at night, and the resort is wide open, no gate check point or ID check to enter the resort. Anyone can come onto the resort grounds or into the RV park. The guy next to me was a veteran who invited a bunch of people, 5-cars at his campsite and a lot of drunk and noisy people. This is my 2nd time at this facility but I won’t come back here again. The other thing is there is no sewer hookup but there us a dump station.

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This place is great. Staff were helpful and knowledgeable. We only used the laundry and it was good. The sites are of ok size but the vegetation along the outside of fence blocks the view. Short walk or you can drive to the beach. Beach is dog friendly. Wish could have stayed longer and will look forward to returning.
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bowjack Reviewed by bowjack May 21, 2014
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April 2014

This place is great. Staff were helpful and knowledgeable. We only used the laundry and it was good. The sites are of ok size but the vegetation along the outside of fence blocks the view. Short walk or you can drive to the beach. Beach is dog friendly. Wish could have stayed longer and will look forward to returning.

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Price is now $20 for a RV site. Very slow in getting us checked in. Gave wrong directions to theater. Bath house is a disgrace--ended up using the shower by the hot tub. There is no longer a sauna. On a more positive side, great movies and the hot tub was fantastic. Verizon reception is great and there is now wifi in the campground that was flawless. Be sure to stock up with groceries before coming. If it wasn't for the couple of staff issues and the bath house, this would have been a 5 across the board.
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southerner15 Reviewed by southerner15 August 12, 2013
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11-13 Aug 2013

Price is now $20 for a RV site. Very slow in getting us checked in. Gave wrong directions to theater. Bath house is a disgrace--ended up using the shower by the hot tub. There is no longer a sauna. On a more positive side, great movies and the hot tub was fantastic. Verizon reception is great and there is now wifi in the campground that was flawless. Be sure to stock up with groceries before coming. If it wasn't for the couple of staff issues and the bath house, this would have been a 5 across the board.

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I'm glad to see recent reviews are stating that the facility is getting some repairs. We have been going there for 20 years and it has been sad to watch it run down with little or no money being spent on large areas. Last fall the "covered walkways" between building where closed due to the roofs falling. The bathhouse in the campground is so badly in need of repair it is almost unusable. Last fall about 6 of the spots were unusable due to damage to the power-drop. If you want a quiet weekend on the beach, go here, kite-flying, go here. Want a night-life, go someplace else.
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Oct 2011

I'm glad to see recent reviews are stating that the facility is getting some repairs. We have been going there for 20 years and it has been sad to watch it run down with little or no money being spent on large areas. Last fall the "covered walkways" between building where closed due to the roofs falling. The bathhouse in the campground is so badly in need of repair it is almost unusable. Last fall about 6 of the spots were unusable due to damage to the power-drop. If you want a quiet weekend on the beach, go here, kite-flying, go here. Want a night-life, go someplace else.

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GOOD: Had nice ocean views from some of the RV sites (if you have a rear window, or long enough cords/hoses to pull in forward.) The cottages looked nice. There are hotel rooms available, but we didn't check them out. There is beach access from the north end of the campground (it's a bit of a hill, as the campground sits on a bluff). Movie theater showed 4 movies/day. The area is flat, so bicycling around the campground would be easy. Cardio Room had stair steppers/treadmill/bicycles. There is a laundry room. Showers (4) are off the bathroom. You are issued a key card for the bathroom, but you don't need it as the door does not lock. There's a hot tub and sauna (but I didn't check it out.) Restaurant, bar, gift shop, public computers all near the registration area. BAD: Low voltage issues in Space #35. Using the toaster took the 110 down to 101. Using the microwave when a small heater was running would set off the alarm on the voltage monitor. Some of the power pedestals elsewhere in the campground were "safetied out" and they were in the process of replacing them. However, it did not appear they were upgrading the wire. Overall, the resort is aging and could use some TLC, but it was a pleasant location and a good value. We would return.
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BCB Reviewed by BCB July 16, 2013
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June 19-26, 2013

GOOD: Had nice ocean views from some of the RV sites (if you have a rear window, or long enough cords/hoses to pull in forward.) The cottages looked nice. There are hotel rooms available, but we didn't check them out. There is beach access from the north end of the campground (it's a bit of a hill, as the campground sits on a bluff). Movie theater showed 4 movies/day. The area is flat, so bicycling around the campground would be easy. Cardio Room had stair steppers/treadmill/bicycles. There is a laundry room. Showers (4) are off the bathroom. You are issued a key card for the bathroom, but you don't need it as the door does not lock. There's a hot tub and sauna (but I didn't check it out.) Restaurant, bar, gift shop, public computers all near the registration area. BAD: Low voltage issues in Space #35. Using the toaster took the 110 down to 101. Using the microwave when a small heater was running would set off the alarm on the voltage monitor. Some of the power pedestals elsewhere in the campground were "safetied out" and they were in the process of replacing them. However, it did not appear they were upgrading the wire. Overall, the resort is aging and could use some TLC, but it was a pleasant location and a good value. We would return.

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We really enjoyed our stay here this week. It is a quiet, clean and beautiful campground. The ocean air and natural beauty of western Washington make this a great place to come and relax for a week or two. On Wed a technician installed a WiFi antenna on a telephone pole in the campground extending the free WiFi in the hotel to the entire campground. It works great!!! A couple of minor negatives would be number of sites taped off with bad electrical boxes and ATT phones do not get very good reception. We will camp here again. Do follow the directions above to Ocean Beach Road and not turn onto WA109 towards Ocean Beach like I did. WA109 will get you here but it has a couple really tight hairpin turns that are not fun with a 40' rig and toad.
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CPO_Retired Reviewed by CPO_Retired June 15, 2013
Last updated: June 15, 2013
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11-15 June 2013

We really enjoyed our stay here this week. It is a quiet, clean and beautiful campground. The ocean air and natural beauty of western Washington make this a great place to come and relax for a week or two. On Wed a technician installed a WiFi antenna on a telephone pole in the campground extending the free WiFi in the hotel to the entire campground. It works great!!! A couple of minor negatives would be number of sites taped off with bad electrical boxes and ATT phones do not get very good reception. We will camp here again. Do follow the directions above to Ocean Beach Road and not turn onto WA109 towards Ocean Beach like I did. WA109 will get you here but it has a couple really tight hairpin turns that are not fun with a 40' rig and toad.

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J.P. left this review using the Directory software: - Spent the 4th of July week here with my sister brother in law. I had reserved two spaces, Sis got in first and we had side by side spaces. No trees to interfere with the sat TV signal, my ATT aircard had problems, the amount of visitors over the 4th overwhelmed the network. Going to the beach and back up the hill is a good workout, I didn't drive down as ALL parking is on the beach, and I'm not interested in the salt residue on the 2012 Super Duty. The Dining Room is great, a good selection and prepared well. Lots of items in the Gift Shop. We'll return.
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Proxy Reviewed by Proxy July 26, 2012
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1 July to 8 July 2012

J.P. left this review using the Directory software: - Spent the 4th of July week here with my sister brother in law. I had reserved two spaces, Sis got in first and we had side by side spaces. No trees to interfere with the sat TV signal, my ATT aircard had problems, the amount of visitors over the 4th overwhelmed the network. Going to the beach and back up the hill is a good workout, I didn't drive down as ALL parking is on the beach, and I'm not interested in the salt residue on the 2012 Super Duty. The Dining Room is great, a good selection and prepared well. Lots of items in the Gift Shop. We'll return.

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You gotta love this one. So I count down the days till my vacation, its been two years since I have had any real time off. I get to my room and settle in and start to unwind, only to be shaken back to reality by not one, but two pit bull mastifs barking every time anything walks down the hallway. So i call the front desk and ask if something could be done. Two hours later, still I'm still having to contend with barking, big dog barking next door. This time i proceed to the front desk and upon leaving my room I see a sign that says don not leave pets unattended in the rooms. Nice. I get to the front desk and I ask what is being done about the dogs. Nadda, that's whats being done. Not a goddamn thing. So they ask if I want to be moved. OK, sure, give me another room. Here you go, 3 bedrooms 2 baths and on the other side of the roadway. Huh, so they think this is better than the room I had which had a jacuzzi hot tub and a view of the ocean? So. I'm uprooted out of my room because these people don't want to do their job and assert their authority and remove the people causing the problem. Oh no, I have to be the one that takes the hit. Nice. To add insult to the whole situation, upon checking out (a day early)I learn that the people that had the dog, didn't like the rules about annoying pets and left. What a crock of sh*t. This was the second stay that went to hell. the first time last summer some inconsiderate fool decided he was going to park in front of my rv in my parking area and leave with the keys. Maybe when this place quits allowing anyone and everyone from using it, maybe it will get better. Probably not going to happen anytime soon, the all mighty greenback rules.
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wardogzzz Reviewed by wardogzzz June 28, 2012
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June 25-28, 2012

You gotta love this one. So I count down the days till my vacation, its been two years since I have had any real time off. I get to my room and settle in and start to unwind, only to be shaken back to reality by not one, but two pit bull mastifs barking every time anything walks down the hallway. So i call the front desk and ask if something could be done. Two hours later, still I'm still having to contend with barking, big dog barking next door. This time i proceed to the front desk and upon leaving my room I see a sign that says don not leave pets unattended in the rooms. Nice. I get to the front desk and I ask what is being done about the dogs. Nadda, that's whats being done. Not a goddamn thing. So they ask if I want to be moved. OK, sure, give me another room. Here you go, 3 bedrooms 2 baths and on the other side of the roadway. Huh, so they think this is better than the room I had which had a jacuzzi hot tub and a view of the ocean? So. I'm uprooted out of my room because these people don't want to do their job and assert their authority and remove the people causing the problem. Oh no, I have to be the one that takes the hit. Nice. To add insult to the whole situation, upon checking out (a day early)I learn that the people that had the dog, didn't like the rules about annoying pets and left. What a crock of sh*t. This was the second stay that went to hell. the first time last summer some inconsiderate fool decided he was going to park in front of my rv in my parking area and leave with the keys. Maybe when this place quits allowing anyone and everyone from using it, maybe it will get better. Probably not going to happen anytime soon, the all mighty greenback rules.

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The RV park is looking rather unkempt. Grass unmowed, serious potholes developing in the asphalt, power pedestals rusty and leaning over- some sites had no usable electricity. Best view sites are 31-35. Laundry has 2 coin-op washers and 2 dryers (one out of order) but lack of use? has left the washers with an odd smell inside. Adequate Verizon signal for aircard and phone. We enjoyed our stay here and would come again.
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SeniorChiefBill Reviewed by SeniorChiefBill April 24, 2012
Last updated: April 24, 2012
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April 17-29, 2012

The RV park is looking rather unkempt. Grass unmowed, serious potholes developing in the asphalt, power pedestals rusty and leaning over- some sites had no usable electricity. Best view sites are 31-35. Laundry has 2 coin-op washers and 2 dryers (one out of order) but lack of use? has left the washers with an odd smell inside. Adequate Verizon signal for aircard and phone. We enjoyed our stay here and would come again.

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SOME OF THE RV SITE WITH OUT MUCH WORK COULD BE MADE IN TO PULL THOUGHS. IT WOULD BE NICE TO HAVE A SURER HOOKUP AT EACH SITE SO WHEN YOU STAY FOR A WEEK OR LONGER YOU NO NOT HAVE OT HOOK AND GO TO THE DUMP STATION. OVER HALL THE PLACE IS NICE. AND WE MOST LIKELY GO BACK AGAIN.
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oldarn Reviewed by oldarn September 29, 2011
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17 SEPT TO 26 SEPT 2011

SOME OF THE RV SITE WITH OUT MUCH WORK COULD BE MADE IN TO PULL THOUGHS. IT WOULD BE NICE TO HAVE A SURER HOOKUP AT EACH SITE SO WHEN YOU STAY FOR A WEEK OR LONGER YOU NO NOT HAVE OT HOOK AND GO TO THE DUMP STATION. OVER HALL THE PLACE IS NICE. AND WE MOST LIKELY GO BACK AGAIN.

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D.A. left this review using the Directory sofwtare - nice peaceful stay.
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Proxy Reviewed by Proxy September 25, 2011
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19 thru 21 Sep 2011

D.A. left this review using the Directory sofwtare - nice peaceful stay.

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We don't have any complaints about the hot tub or exercise room or anything like that.....this complaint however is about how it seemed the top, or maybe the top 2 "head cheese" at the place treated the employees. They were awful! The poor employees acted like they were under the thumb constantly as if every move they made were on camera! We discreetly asked someone AFTER telling them we were leaving that day, and they shared with us that everyone there got "shit-canned" by the assholes that run the place because they were "busted out" for all kinds of crap they were doing that was wrong. I guess the "headcheese" figured that way up there on the coast they could pretty much run the show however they want and get away with it! The place now has a bad rep for people looking for jobs we were told, and many avoid the place like that plague! I would have to say in all of this.....BOYCOTT THIS PLACE!! It needs to be permanently SHUT DOWN!
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Beach Camper Reviewed by Beach Camper August 04, 2011
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July 7-10, 2011

We don't have any complaints about the hot tub or exercise room or anything like that.....this complaint however is about how it seemed the top, or maybe the top 2 "head cheese" at the place treated the employees. They were awful! The poor employees acted like they were under the thumb constantly as if every move they made were on camera! We discreetly asked someone AFTER telling them we were leaving that day, and they shared with us that everyone there got "shit-canned" by the assholes that run the place because they were "busted out" for all kinds of crap they were doing that was wrong. I guess the "headcheese" figured that way up there on the coast they could pretty much run the show however they want and get away with it! The place now has a bad rep for people looking for jobs we were told, and many avoid the place like that plague! I would have to say in all of this.....BOYCOTT THIS PLACE!! It needs to be permanently SHUT DOWN!

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C.H. left this review using the Directory software: We ended up staying two weeks here since we enjoyed the beach, the facilities and exploring the general area. We loved the free movies at night and the Fitness Center was a notch above the rest. And who can resist a huge hot tub? If you are looking for a relaxing get away at the beach, this cannot be beat.
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Proxy Reviewed by Proxy October 10, 2010
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Sept, 7 - 21, 2010

C.H. left this review using the Directory software: We ended up staying two weeks here since we enjoyed the beach, the facilities and exploring the general area. We loved the free movies at night and the Fitness Center was a notch above the rest. And who can resist a huge hot tub? If you are looking for a relaxing get away at the beach, this cannot be beat.

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The RV Park was easy to fine and easy to get into. We could stay only 5 days because they were full over the weekend, so if you plan on a stop on a weekend in the summer I would advise reservations. Nice will kept park but the bathhouse and laundry needed some TLC. The restaurant was good and the WiFi in the lobby was good. It is 8 tenths of a mile walk down to the beach from the Park. The town of Pacific Beach doesn't have much to offer. I feel it is overpriced considering it does not have full hookups and the 30amp power is marginal. The personnel at check in were good to work with.
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nuwa5er Reviewed by nuwa5er August 15, 2010
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August 9-14, 2010

The RV Park was easy to fine and easy to get into. We could stay only 5 days because they were full over the weekend, so if you plan on a stop on a weekend in the summer I would advise reservations. Nice will kept park but the bathhouse and laundry needed some TLC. The restaurant was good and the WiFi in the lobby was good. It is 8 tenths of a mile walk down to the beach from the Park. The town of Pacific Beach doesn't have much to offer. I feel it is overpriced considering it does not have full hookups and the 30amp power is marginal. The personnel at check in were good to work with.

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We are new to military campground RVing, so we have little to compare to. First of all, there is only one, maybe there are two, campsites, from which you can view the ocean from your RV. The facility is on a bluff (safe from Tsunamis!)and so the ocean can always be heard, but not seen unless you go outside a few feet from your site. What we loved a lot in the middle of summer was peace and quiet! There were no loud people partying to all hours, no blaring radios, no humming generators as I have found in the past at public campgrounds. Lots of well behaved dogs (ours were probably the noisiest, and not very noisy at that), and lots of space. Weekdays, there were many empty spots, weekends 3/4 full. I thought the restrooms were fine, although I did prefer the shower in the gym to the ones in the campground restroom... just a little "cozier" than the campground style ones. We liked having the movies available in the lobby to borrow (no rental required), the friendly staff, friendly people. The hot tub was way too hot (supposedly 104 degrees, but I thought you could boil a crab in there, and I usually like hot water!) If you plan on being there for razor clamming, the campground is set up with cleaning areas. We wanted to try the bowling alley, but never found the time. We've eaten in the restaurant before, but not this time... I don't recall it being great, but not a "greasy spoon" either. When we drove past all the other private, and the one state park, campgrounds, and I saw all the RVs one on top of the other, I was very happy we had our spot!
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lilyb Reviewed by lilyb August 03, 2010
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July 27- Aug. 1, 2010

We are new to military campground RVing, so we have little to compare to. First of all, there is only one, maybe there are two, campsites, from which you can view the ocean from your RV. The facility is on a bluff (safe from Tsunamis!)and so the ocean can always be heard, but not seen unless you go outside a few feet from your site. What we loved a lot in the middle of summer was peace and quiet! There were no loud people partying to all hours, no blaring radios, no humming generators as I have found in the past at public campgrounds. Lots of well behaved dogs (ours were probably the noisiest, and not very noisy at that), and lots of space. Weekdays, there were many empty spots, weekends 3/4 full. I thought the restrooms were fine, although I did prefer the shower in the gym to the ones in the campground restroom... just a little "cozier" than the campground style ones. We liked having the movies available in the lobby to borrow (no rental required), the friendly staff, friendly people. The hot tub was way too hot (supposedly 104 degrees, but I thought you could boil a crab in there, and I usually like hot water!) If you plan on being there for razor clamming, the campground is set up with cleaning areas. We wanted to try the bowling alley, but never found the time. We've eaten in the restaurant before, but not this time... I don't recall it being great, but not a "greasy spoon" either. When we drove past all the other private, and the one state park, campgrounds, and I saw all the RVs one on top of the other, I was very happy we had our spot!

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We enjoyed staying at the Pacific Beach Resort. The entry into and out of the RV park was easy, even with our 40' 5th wheel. The 30 amp service/water/cable worked great and the sites were spacious. The only draw back was there was no sewer connections, however they do provide a sewer dump station which worked out fine. The kids had fun at the 4 lane bowing alley, $2.50 per game which included shoes and they watched several movies at the small theater inside the main building. The small gift shop carried all the essential and non-essential items, which included a small expresso bar. The staff was friendly and professional and we would certainly come back again!
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David Fenn Reviewed by David Fenn April 20, 2010
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17-20 APR 2010

We enjoyed staying at the Pacific Beach Resort. The entry into and out of the RV park was easy, even with our 40' 5th wheel. The 30 amp service/water/cable worked great and the sites were spacious. The only draw back was there was no sewer connections, however they do provide a sewer dump station which worked out fine. The kids had fun at the 4 lane bowing alley, $2.50 per game which included shoes and they watched several movies at the small theater inside the main building. The small gift shop carried all the essential and non-essential items, which included a small expresso bar. The staff was friendly and professional and we would certainly come back again!

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The park is right next to the Pacific, with access to the beach. The beautiful Olympia National Forest and National Park is just down the road. Clean, spacious and friendly. This is a wonderful campground. On the other hand, it is a resort, not a military base, so the facilities are what you would find at a very nice motel. One more note: if you are reading this and haven't signed up as a member of militarycampgrounds.us, think about the excellent value this service provides. It's worth hundreds to RV travelers.
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bwzander Reviewed by bwzander May 02, 2009
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May 2, 2009

The park is right next to the Pacific, with access to the beach. The beautiful Olympia National Forest and National Park is just down the road. Clean, spacious and friendly. This is a wonderful campground. On the other hand, it is a resort, not a military base, so the facilities are what you would find at a very nice motel. One more note: if you are reading this and haven't signed up as a member of militarycampgrounds.us, think about the excellent value this service provides. It's worth hundreds to RV travelers.

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We spent 4 days here. The park, including the baths and laundry, contrary to some previous comments, were clean and not decrepit as some earlier comments indicated. The park was a bit pricey for not being a full hook-up (in comparison to other military parks), and there was no beach access and very little view of the ocean. However it was $10 cheaper than Pacific Beach State Park just down the road which offered only electric if I remember correctly. The grounds were immaculate although the fence could use some more slats on the road side of the park. It was quiet and everyone was courteous. Our cell and air cards worked fine.
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billr Reviewed by billr September 17, 2008
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8 Sept -11 Sept

We spent 4 days here. The park, including the baths and laundry, contrary to some previous comments, were clean and not decrepit as some earlier comments indicated. The park was a bit pricey for not being a full hook-up (in comparison to other military parks), and there was no beach access and very little view of the ocean. However it was $10 cheaper than Pacific Beach State Park just down the road which offered only electric if I remember correctly. The grounds were immaculate although the fence could use some more slats on the road side of the park. It was quiet and everyone was courteous. Our cell and air cards worked fine.

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D.N. left this review using the Directory software: You can make a reservation. However, we found that their system is less then user friendly. We called three month ahead and was told that they were booked solid, including the cabins and hotel. I called one month ahead and got an RV spot. I then called two days ahead and got a hotel room and a cabin, and there were more rooms and cabins available. When I reserved the hotel room it took six tries to give them my credit card number because of the loud background noise in the office area. When we checked in there were five people behind the desk, two were helping people and the others were doing nothing. There were five people waiting in line to check in. The facility is getting very run down and the price for an RV site with no sewer hook up was $20.00 extremely expensive when compared to other FamCamps. The restaurant was at best a greasy spoon and the service left a lot to desire. With a little leadership this could be a great place to visit. But for now you might want to stay in one of the commercial campground in the area. You can find full hook ups for 20-25 dollars. Some of the staff was very friendly but not very efficient.
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Proxy Reviewed by Proxy August 13, 2008
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August 7-9, 2008

D.N. left this review using the Directory software: You can make a reservation. However, we found that their system is less then user friendly. We called three month ahead and was told that they were booked solid, including the cabins and hotel. I called one month ahead and got an RV spot. I then called two days ahead and got a hotel room and a cabin, and there were more rooms and cabins available. When I reserved the hotel room it took six tries to give them my credit card number because of the loud background noise in the office area. When we checked in there were five people behind the desk, two were helping people and the others were doing nothing. There were five people waiting in line to check in. The facility is getting very run down and the price for an RV site with no sewer hook up was $20.00 extremely expensive when compared to other FamCamps. The restaurant was at best a greasy spoon and the service left a lot to desire. With a little leadership this could be a great place to visit. But for now you might want to stay in one of the commercial campground in the area. You can find full hook ups for 20-25 dollars. Some of the staff was very friendly but not very efficient.

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L.W. left this review using the Directory software: Very enjoyable camp grounds. Good restaurant and lounge on the property. A good place to rest and explore the Washington State Oylmpic Penninsula.
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Proxy Reviewed by Proxy October 09, 2007
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Sept. 2007

L.W. left this review using the Directory software: Very enjoyable camp grounds. Good restaurant and lounge on the property. A good place to rest and explore the Washington State Oylmpic Penninsula.

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