8.4 Good
     
Needles, California

Desert View RV Resort

Needles, California



Needles, California
Phone: (760) 326-4000

Sites: 66
Recent Rate: $35 4/2016

Latitude: 34.8681866488762
Longitude: -114.640703201294

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping no
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem yes
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen yes
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) no
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room yes
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp no
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

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113 Reviews

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Greg - Sandy

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $35.00
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Have stayed here for a few nights each year as a break for our annual sojourn to Arizona. Good value. Level sites, unusually good site privacy - tall thick hedges between sites. Friendly staff. Great place to dry out from the Oregon rain. We camped at Desert View RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Bill and Sandy Dixon

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $35.00
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We spent the winter here and enjoyed ourselves very much. We plan on coming back next winter and look forward to all the friends we made. The club House is busy every day with games or pot lucks or just visiting and there's horse shoes and golf or ATV outings. The sites are large, private and quiet. Needles doesn't have much going on but it's half way between Bull Head City/Laughlin and Lake Havasu City and that's perfect for us. We camped at Desert View RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Norm Nice Guy

Review Count: 26
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $35.00
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I researched (visited each park in Needles) earlier this year and picked this resort for our group outing. I don't know when the new owner (Sinisha Kostich) took over but he is an outstanding people person. this park is one of the cleanest that we have stayed in. Large pull through sites. Rec Room is 24/7 and air conditioned. We spoke with the owner several times during our stay and he is striving to make this park even better. Our group of nine rigs are looking forward to returining to this park. We camped at Desert View RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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BankShot

Review Count: 41
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 15

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $35.00
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We stayed at this park about three years ago and not much has changed. A park of mostly permanents with a long row of pull-through sites for the overnight crowd. Fairly easy to get to and yet far enough from I-40 that the night traffic noise is not bothersome. Nothing nearby in the way of markets, cafes, etc. so you unless you have a tow along you need to have your "essentials" in stock before hooking up. It's called Desert View but all the pull-through spaces face inward and look directly at other RVs or the park's facility buildings and pool, etc. The view of the desert is in back if you care to walk around and take a peek. A good, clean, quiet and safe stopover for the night and one that we will continue to use when in the Needles area. We camped at Desert View RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

As mentioned in my review, you are pretty much out of town in the boonies in this park so best to have stock on hand before settling in for the night.

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Jeff Schleter

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: February, 2016 - $22.00
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My wife and I planned a stopped at Desert View RV Resort for 2 nights and ended up staying 2 weeks. The park operators are very friendly and helpful. The owner of the park is a good person who really cares about his place and tries to ensure your needs are met. The spaces were plenty big for our 27' rig with one slide out. Every spot have trees separating each RV from one another, which gives good privacy. There are a lot of activities to do with other RVer's in the park. They put on different types of tournaments through out the week. Most were snowbirds escaping the north cold. Everyone we met were so friendly. This park is very pet friendly with ample room to walk your pets. The spaces were level and easily accessible. Bullhead/ Laughlin are about 25 miles away, but an easy drive. There are several places to eat in the area. Satellite is easy to acquire. The only downfall with this park is the internet service (slow), which they admit on the phone. They have great rates when staying a week or longer. We will stay here again when back in the area. We camped at Desert View RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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Foglesong

Review Count: 13
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: January, 2016 - $25.00
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We only stayed there one night. The site are very nice, hedges between the sites. Pool was very clean and warm. The owners are very nice. Would stay there again. We camped at Desert View RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Livermorered

Review Count: 17
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $35.00
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We stayed for one night while traveling through to AZ. Park was clean and well maintained. Gravel interior roads and sites, but very nice large concrete pads for chairs - no tables provided. Restrooms were clean but only two at the pool - shower and toilet together. There was an additional men's and ladies toilet in the community center. Hookups were well placed. No cable, but we picked up 28 air channels. Needles has a 10% occupancy tax. Park was well landscaped with palm trees and oleanders. The KOA next door had few RVs there as this park was full. We camped at Desert View RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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John Borajkiewicz

Review Count: 57
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $35.00
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We meet the new owner when we entered the park. He seemed like he wanted to make a lot of improvements to the park. The sites themselves are very private with shrubs on both sides of the camper but are a little tight. We had to keep repositioning the camper so the slideouts wouldn't hit the trees. The pool looked a little cloudy but nice. Bathrooms were clean but could use updating. WiFi worked good but you could only connect one device at a time which was a pain. Cable would have been nice but there were enough air channels for a couple of days. We would probably stay again. We camped at Desert View RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

Kelso depot in the Mojave National Preserve was worth the trip of 1 hour 20 minutes.

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Helga2007

Review Count: 8
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $35.00
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All I can say is "WOW"! We have never stayed is such a nice RV park! Everything is so clean! Park has lots of amenities, pool, laundry, rec room with pool table, small kitchen and lots of out door games. Rv sites are gravel with a large cement pad. There are privacy bushes on both sides. Hosts are friendly and helpful even escorting you to your site. Amazing place for being off the highway. We camped at Desert View RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

Groceries are difficult to find. Juicy's river cafe was a wonderful place to eat.

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Ironmountain

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $35.00
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We've been here for a few weeks now and really like the park. Last year we visited multiple parks in the area and settled on this one. There is easy access to the park, which is mostly gravel but well maintained, and the sites are good sized, level, with privacy hedges and concrete patio. The Oleanders are currently in bloom, nice. We have used the pool, laundry and restrooms. All were clean and new washers have been installed. Some of the facilities are dated but well kept. Management is friendly, very helpful and approachable. We camped at Desert View RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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RVers4life12

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $25.00
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My husband and I have been coming to Desert View RV for several years now. It is a half way point for us so it is was a perfect place to stay. We were so disappointed this last time. No resort host to greet you when you come in, No one to guide you to your site and we pretty much had to register ourselves. Upon getting set up we went to use the pool which is usually very refreshing this time of the year but were disappointed there as well.The pool was disgustingly filthy I wouldn't allow our dog to swim in there. The bathrooms were dirtier then i have ever seen them. Not sure what happened to the nice young lady and her husband that have been host there for a few years now but you surely can tell they are no longer there because we always like seeing her smile and her husband was always so pleasant and eager to help us with anything we needed. Needless to say we will not be returning here ever again. Sad really because it used to be the best place in Needles to stay. We camped at Desert View RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Gr8Rvers_66

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $25.00
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We were on our way to the Grand canyon and we decided we had had enough of driving in the heat. So we haved stayed at the Desert View before and decided to stay again. Wow what a mistake that surely was. The park is in disarray. Palm leaves laying everywhere, patio furniture near their what used to be nice clubhouse is toppled over and garbage overflowing and stinks. The pool doesnt look very clean and the restrooms and showers well I wouldnt use them unless you have shoes on and a disinfectant spray. They are very dirty and not from just one night of not being tended to, they look like its been weeks since they have been touched. The trees are all over grown, the beautiful bushes coming into the park look like they are in desperate need of water. The electric kept popping the main breaker and the water isn't very drinkable very cloudy and smelled kind of bad! This Park used to be very nice and it is looking like no one there gives a crap what it looks like. Very much a shame. If I was the owner of this park I would truely be ashamed to say I owned it. You must not care about the park or the people honestly or you yourself would make sure it looked appealing. As far as the hosts working well we werent impressed at all. He was very rude with us and she was all over the place and not very pleasant to talk to. The wifi did not work even after calling the tech line, tried calling the business line but after several attempts no one answered the phone,tried going to the host site and none was around. We will not come back here unless the park gets better care and new owners and hosts. The previous owners took exceptional care of the park and all the hosts cared just as much and you could tell the minute you entered the Desert View. We camped at Desert View RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Josh H

Review Count: 28
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $35.00
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We stopped here for the night on our way to the Grand Canyon. We were very happy with this RV park. The sites are gravel, long, and level. They also have a nice concrete patio. There are bushes that provide privacy between sites. The hosts were amazing! They guided us to our sites, helped us park, and gave great tips for getting dinner. If we ever need a place to stay in Needles again, this will be our stop. We camped at Desert View RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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MarvMarvs

Review Count: 11
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $35.00
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We stayed here just one night, brief stopover on our way from CA to NM. We arrived late, yet the hosts were very accommodating. We didn't use any of the facilities, like restrooms, etc. but we did enjoy the park. Very clean park, well landscaped, nice oleander hedges between sites gave lots of privacy. Super easy in and out, lots of pull-through sites. We would stay here again. We camped at Desert View RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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johnmackxx

Review Count: 13
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $35.00
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Park is beautiful and immaculate and the staff are very nice people. Pool was great and Laundromat is excellent. We stayed 1 night ans should have stayed more. We camped at Desert View RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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