Pacific Beach Resort and Conference Center

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July 7-10, 2011
(Updated: August 05, 2011)
Overall rating 
 
2.3
Location 
 
1.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality 
 
3.0
Amenities/Facilities 
 
3.0
Value 
 
3.0
Overall Experience 
 
2.0
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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August 7-9, 2008
Overall rating 
 
2.3
Location 
 
5.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality 
 
2.0
Amenities/Facilities 
 
2.0
Value 
 
1.0
Overall Experience 
 
2.0
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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September 7, 2007
Overall rating 
 
2.3
Location 
 
3.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality 
 
2.0
Amenities/Facilities 
 
3.0
Value 
 
2.0
Overall Experience 
 
2.0
We came, we saw, we left without staying a night. The much ballyhooed "view" is only for the hotel guests, because an eight-foot chainlink fence, with equally high brush completely surrounds the campground. Whatever the view, you're ALWAYS looking through a rusty barbed wire chainlink fence. UGLY. At $20.00 per night, it's way too expensive for very little charm. As some other reviewer mentioned, the bath house is marginal at best, especially considering the price. The only saving grace I saw was that it was adjacent to the ocean, and you could hear the crashing surf. As far as I could tell, you'd have to go into town to get actual access to the beach. If you want beauty and ocean views with direct access, go on up the coast to the Olympic National Park coastal campsites. We did, and were thrilled with the grandeur and beauty for $6.00 a night (Golden Age Pass). But If all you want is full hookups and someplace to stop for a few days, I guess the Conference Center will do. Not for us, thank you.
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24 May - 28 May 2007
Overall rating 
 
2.2
Location 
 
3.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality 
 
1.0
Amenities/Facilities 
 
3.0
Value 
 
2.0
Overall Experience 
 
2.0
This place has a lot to offer a family. Wonderful facilities such as a well equipped gym; hot tub; game room for the teens with ping pong, arcade games, foosball; four lane bowling alley; and free movies on weekend nights. There is a playground for the little ones. Staff was very friendly and helpful. The RV park is well laid out, has paved level sites and is well kept. However the elecric is marginal. Only using the microwave reduced the voltage to below acceptable levels. The RV park sits on a bluff 100 feet above the Pacific Ocean, and there is a nice two mile walk you can take along the beach and back through town. Not much else to do in the area without driving an hour or more to Olympic Nat'l Park except sightseeing the local beach communities. There are no sewer hookups which leads to the big negative for me since spouse and I decided we could use the bathhouse showers to avoid having to use our portable holding tank during our weeklong stay. Our experience with military RV parks has been that the bathhouses are generally fairly decent and mostly excellent. If our stay hadn't started on a holiday weekend (Memorial Day), we would have checked out the next day but for concern we would not have been able to find another vacancy in the area. The bathhouse is absolutely deplorable, without doubt among the worst I have seen in the past. I personally feel it is insulting that the management here has so little concern for their guests that they would force us to use such inadequate facilities. It's as if they feel that the RV people are gypsies who don't care about where they shower. The floor was bare concrete, the walls had peeling paint and widespread mildew. There were cobwebs in numerous places, unpainted benches in a communal shower area that appeared very unsanitary, and no privacy in the showers. You are forced to hang your belongings in an open public area in front of the showers. The area underneath a row of sinks was unfinished, filthy and rusty. The real frosting on the cake was weeds growing 5 inches high in expansion joints in the shower stalls!! This doesn't begin to describe the run-down nature of the outside of this crude concrete block structure which can at least be excused due to the harsh conditions it is exposed to on the coast. For this place to call itself a "resort" without providing the very basic of facilities for its guests is truly stretching the definition. If my travels ever find me in this area again you can be sure I will find someplace else to stay. It's a shame that one thing like this can make an otherwise decent place come across in such a negative light.
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Aug.31, 2006
Overall rating 
 
2.2
Location 
 
2.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality 
 
3.0
Amenities/Facilities 
 
3.0
Value 
 
1.0
Overall Experience 
 
2.0
Perched high atop a hill, surrounded by 8 foot chain link fence, with no immediate access to the beach...I don't see what others' had. (Whidby Island's view is much more unobstructed, and one can access the beach easily.) Their playground was not in view, but is adequate for older children, and the showers and laundry are adequate. We stayed two days before having to go to overflow as someone else had made resevations. I don't think for the price this park is "all that" and I wouldn't go out of my way to make reservations for the the RV part of Pacific Beach. But, if you don't you might get stuck in the dry lot. Dry camp-overflow is a chain-link enclosed grass lot with an awful slope, and a worse view of the ocean. But, from there one can see the cabins, and they have it great! Our third and last night was spent there after a great day at Hoh Ntl. rain forest and Ruby Beach.
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