Holiday Harbor

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Zac Kevlar

Beautiful scenic veiws

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Jennifer

We have rented the 47' patio boat a few times now and have been very satisfied each time. A few hiccups (anchor posts broken, radio didn't work) but overall satisfied. The staff are very friendly and helpful! I wouldn't rent at any other …

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We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your rental, Jennifer, and our staff thanks you for your review.

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Amparo

The only hiccup, was the time it took to process us first thing in the morning. Even with reduced traffic, it took 45 minutes to get us checked in, and out on the water. Recommend you get there early.

The boat was great, the staff was …

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We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our services despite the wait and thank you for reviewing our business, Amparo!

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rjsg2018

We’ve rented houseboats for the last 10 years.This was our first time using Holiday Harbor. They were extremely helpful and courteous. The boat was clean and well equipped. The shuttle to and from the parking lot is extremely helpful. We …

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Michelle

We camp at holiday harbor for many years and have seen many changes. The campsite is always clean and very peaceful. The bathrooms are clean and include showers. The garbage is picked up daily and the people are friendly.

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Dan

We ending up going there for a smallish patio boat... but alas they were all taken. Next closest thing is a 25 passenger barge. 3 people 3 dogs why not!! We had so much fun. Loved every minutes of being on the boat, great staff, amazing …

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Anna

Great service !!! We will see u soon...

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We are always pleased to get such great feedback from our customers and thank you for the review, Erika!

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Kristin

The ENTIRE staff at Holiday Harbor are all top-notch. They are friendly, always smiling and willing to help out. I COMPLETELY botched the patio boat reservation for my large group and Holiday Harbor was more than willing to work with me to …

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We were more than pleased to get help you have the patio boat stay you were hoping for and thank you for the very nice review, Kristin!

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James

Staff were very nice & helpful. They went out of their to ways to provide easy check-in and check-out!

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Rick H

The staff was very helpful and friendly. Everyone had a blast on the houseboat. Kids were asking if this could be an annual tradition.

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We are so happy to hear that you and the kids enjoyed our services, Rick!

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Rick Schaal

Great place to vacation

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Dan

Staff is super nice . They are helpful.

Our boat broke down. But we did have service to call out and they were very responsive and repaired the boat ... no problem .... happy with Hoilday Harbor

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Cindy Lawhon

Enjoying the sun, lake and family at Holiday Harbor

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The Holiday Harbor staff is pleased to hear that you're enjoying our services, Cindy. Thank you for the kind review!

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skhow62

When we wanted to rent a patio boat, the usual marina we go to was all booked. So we looked at Holiday Harbor. Not only did they have a patio boat, it was less expensive too! When we arrived, we expected a long wait while the marina got our…

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Jim S

Our houseboat was older, but it was well maintained and clean.

The marina staff was friendly and helpful...you got the sense that they wanted you to have a good time on the lake from the moment you arrived to the time you departed.

We had …

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Anthony Trenerry

Great place to have a family vacation on a house boat

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We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for reviewing Holiday Harbor, Anthony!

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Jolene

We rented a party barge for the weekend and was met with a very friendly, helpful staff, they didn't even mind blowing up a giant swan. Check in and out was fast and easy. We enjoyed a fun filled day, full of relaxation. I would highly …

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John

Enjoyed our stay in the campground with our RV. Looking forward to the improvements that are planned. Staff were helpful and restaurant served up a great breakfast. Narrow road coming in. So, abe careful if pulling a trailer.

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felipe rivas

Beautiful

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Roman

Loved our trip. The boat was so clean and comfortable. Will go again and again.

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We are happy to hear that you so enjoyed our services, Roman. Thank you for reviewing our business!

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Paul

Family has been going to holiday Harbor for years. Great Staff and best priced house boats on the lake. However, Houseboats are very much used and aged. But everything on the houseboat worked just fine just like your 92 year old aunt, Look …

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We appreciate your very humorous review of our vessels, Paul!

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Josh May

The boats are not the newest compared to other Marina's, but the service and hospitality you get is hands down the best. The staff are there to make sure you have a great vacation and relaxing process for checking in and out. Highly …

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The Holiday Harbor staff strives to provide the best possible customer service and we appreciate your kind review, Josh!

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Linda J. Chambers

My sister owns a boat and I rent ocassionally! When we are here, we are treated like family by the entire staff! Always friendly and helpful!

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McCullochFam

Professional and friendly and couldn't have been any easier to rent a boat for a day! Highly recommend Holiday Harbor. No hassles. We even commented that we forgot a tennis ball for our lab to fetch in the water and they quickly provided …

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Kathleen

We had a wonderful week. Wish we'd discovered the joys of houseboating sooner!

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Our staff was happy to have you and we thank you for the kind review, Kathleen!

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Dennis Alexander

Great place to stay weather was great park was quiet for the most part Right on the lake with its own dock

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We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us, Dennis!

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sarosi1

I rented a houseboat and ski boat for 4 days. I was drawn to the family friendly easy going, unpretentious atmosphere of holiday harbor. Being a rookie I was a bit nervous but everything was easy and low stress. They even backed up the …

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KKD City

We have been enjoying friend's Houseboats at Holiday Harbor for a very very long time. Wonderfulspot – when the water is high...a nightmare in a drought...Good staff – very popular spot. The lake is simply beautiful. Bring Sunscreen.

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KKD City, we are so happy to hear that you always enjoy your time spent at Holiday Harbor and thank you for reviewing our business.

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Jim

Holiday Harbor was awesome! Everyone there was super friendly and helpful, check in and check out was super easy, the boat while older was in very very good condition and very very clean. Great mid season rates, best value. Would definitely…

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David Froome

Great place for a family vacation

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We are always happy to provide the best service possible to those of all ages and we appreciate your review, David!

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Lori F

We had a wonderful weeklong vacation on the lake! The Holiday Harbor staff were friendly and helpful. Our houseboat was clean and comfy. We will be back again soon!...Hopefully next summer to check out another area of the lake 😀

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Barbara

Holiday Harbor personnel were very helpful throughout our trip making it a very enjoyable vacation. We will be back! Love the Empress Houseboat.

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We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay on the Empress, Barbara. Thank you for reviewing our services!

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Audrey Sorensen

Holiday Harbor was awesome! Everyone there was super friendly and helpful, check in and check out was super easy, the boat while older was in very very good condition and very very clean. Would definitely do Holiday Harbor again!

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The staff at Holiday Harbor will welcome your return, Audrey. Thank you for the kind review of our business!

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Wayne Gungl

Over the years, we have rented patio boats from nearly every vendor on the lake. Holiday Harbor has good prices, the best boats, and the staff is always friendly and wonderful to work with. Now, Holiday Harbor is our go to place for boat …

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We pride ourselves on providing affordable options to our customers and thank you for reviewing our business, Wayne!

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Kelly

Excellent service, clean boats and nice location. We will be back soon!!!

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Our employees are always happy to help and we appreciate your review, Kelly.

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Michael Henry

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realtorsonomacty

This is our third trip with Holiday Harbor Houseboats and I can’t tell you what an amazing opportunity they provide for an incredible vacation. First of all when you rent one of those big fancy Houseboats you pay so much you have to invite …

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cfasiano

After trying several other houseboat companies on Lake Shasta, we discovered Holiday Harbor. Now we rent every summer from them! They are the best, with the best prices! We have never been disappointed with the service, from start to finish…

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Contessa Mendoza

Best prices, friendly staff, generous w time and equipment

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Rod & Teri

Holiday Harbor continues to meet my expectations for Houseboat Rentals. This year marks the 47th consecutive year that my friends and I have enjoyed our annual trek to Lake Shasta and have always rented our Houseboats from Holiday Harbor. …

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The marina staff at Holiday Harbor is always happy to provide the best service to our customers and thanks you for your review, Rod!

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contessa mendoza

The prices were good, staff was friendly and happily accommodated us and were generous with rental time.

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We thank you for reviewing our business, Contessa!

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Jessica Sides

We had an amazing time on our houseboat trip. The Holiday Harbor boats are clean and have most everything you need. The customer service was excellent and I would highly recommend them to anyone.

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Debra

Top Notch staff...always going the extra mile.!!.

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We appreciate the kind words and thank you for reviewing our business, Debra!

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mbsb

The RV park here is small and simple, but we had a great time at Holiday Harbor. It had good lake access, and plentiful trees. The bathrooms were about as clean and fresh smelling as I have ever been to at a campground. There is...

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patricia d

We rent a houseboat at least once a year with Holiday Harbor. This year as always, it was a great trip. 7 adults 3 kids and a few dogs. We forgot our paddles and they were so sweet to lend us a pair from the...

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Roger

Their service is amazing! Just call the office and if they can assist they will. We have been coming to this campground for over 30 years and love it!

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We thank you for your review and we are happy to hear that we have provided you with such high-quality campground services over the years, Roger!

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Cheryl

Nice selection of Houseboats. Wonderful staff. Will return next year.

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Our marina staff thanks you for the review and will happily welcome your return, Cheryl!

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Mia Baptista

Easy to book. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Overall a great experience! My family has been going to this harbor the past two years.

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The staff at Holiday Harbor is happy we could assist you in having another great stay on Lake Shasta and we thank you for reviewing our business, Mia!

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Dave Savage

Nicest people and a nice RV Park.

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We are always happy to assist our patrons and appreciate the review, Dave!

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Bobby Grainger

Great Marina, Easy transitions on and off houseboats. Just finished our 18th annual houseboat trip. Shasta is gorgeous. Plenty of staff. Best bang for your buck anywhere on Shasta! Best houseboat rates on Shasta.

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The Holiday Harbor thanks you for the kind review and we are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed our services, Bobby!

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Sharon Fay

Great lunch at Holiday Harbor, lake Shasta!

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Thank you for reviewing our restaurant, Sharon!

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Lance

My family, 18 of us, rented the empress boat from holiday harbor. What a great experience!! From the staff in the check in office to the staff at the toy box rental area and especially Randy on the dock, everyone was so helpful and always...

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Ramon

Great staff and they handled our small issue very quickly.

I would recommend this company.

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Lance

My family went on the Empress! Great boat, easy to handle and plenty of room!! Great trip, great memories!!!

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Chris Gelotte

site #25 was wonderful. thx

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We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay in our campground and appreciate your 5-star rating of our business, Chris!

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Brenda Gauper

Providing the shuttle to our Dinner Cruise and Cavern's was great!!

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The Holiday Harbor staff is pleased to hear that this service was useful to you and thanks you for the review, Brenda!

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George Padilla

I have been houseboating for over 30 years with about 25 years at Holiday Harbor and I have always enjoyed every experience. From the staff in the office to the staff on the dock everyone are always friendly and helpful and the houseboats …

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Scott M

Great staff from the resevations to the front desk to the dock folks. Everyone there offers exceptional service for your vacation. While the houseboats are showing some wear the staff makes up for it ten fold. Relaxing no pressure kinda …

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We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed the services we offer and thank you for reviewing our business, Scott!

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KME Designs

Great day using the party boat- will definitely be renting from Holiday Harbor again!

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The staff at Holiday Harbor are pleased to hear you enjoyed our services. Thank you for the review!

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Tom

rented the "Premier" houseboat from Holiday Harbor the weekend of May 31-June 3, 2018. Check-in process is smooth, boat was clean, operating instruction thorough, and staff was friendly. Returning the houseboat was also quick and easy. Special commendation to "Randy" out on the dock for...

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Jeff W

Friendly helpful staff made our check in and checkout fast and easy. The lake was beautiful with lots of wildlife to see. The boat performed flawlessly. it was a very relaxing trip. I would highly recommend this type vacation.

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Louise

This weekend was our first experience with Holiday Harbor. The time we had was great. The staff extremely helpful. Fully stocked kitchen. My only suggestion is staff available after hours for the unexpected.

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AdmiralBalzer

The boats are always kept in good working order and the staff is the friendliest on the lake. We have been going with this same group of friends for 24 years and Holiday Harbor is always there to make everything perfect.

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Brian Yechout

The houseboat that we rented was clean and everything worked properly.

With the 75 hp Evinrude E-tec, it ran flawlessly and didn't use much fuel. The houseboat itself did have some problems though, I had to fix the shower curtain, (too …

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Brian, we do our best to keep our rentals in tip-top shape and apologize for any inconvenience you may have incurred. We wish you the very best in all of your future travel plans and thank you for reviewing our business.

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Masim

We had an amazing time on our boat provided by Holiday Harbor. The staff was very helpful and super friendly.

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We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, Nasim. Thank you for your review!

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Don & Terri

We were very happy with our houseboat from Holiday Harbor. We did have a couple of glitches with the generator and the main engine, but the staff was right on it and fixed them right away. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We had a …

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Don and Terry, The staff at Holiday Harbor thank you for the kind review and hope to see you again soon.

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Rick Call

Easy to do business with. Good people.

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Thank you for rating our business, Rick. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed working with us and hope to see you again in the future.

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Lisa

We had a great time on the Lake! Super clean boat, great service and friendly staff! We will go there again for sure.

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Lisa, the Holiday Harbor management and staff are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the services we provided for you. Thank you for your kind review.

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dnberry

My wife and I have been staying at the Park with our RV and mooring our boat at the docks below since 1984! While there we fish, visit and have fish frys and pot lucks with our friends. Town is close by with all the...

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maday2u

I have been coming and renting houseboats from Holiday Harbor for the past 8 years and it is always a great trip! The gals up in the office are super friendly and helpful and the guys down at the dock are great too. Randy has...

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jim smith

great customer service. Boats keep in good condition. If there is a problem, they make it right

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We appreciate your feedback, Jim!

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DK

Super helpful, friendly people.

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Thank you for reviewing our business, DK.

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David Raun

I rented my first boat from here 30 years ago. It is one of the marina's we recommend to our guests at our lakefront vacation rental. Boats! Boats!

@shastalakeshoreretreat

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Zac Thomas

Good foof plus you can rent a boat of your choice.

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Zac, Thank you for the review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the services offered by Holiday Harbor!

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Lisa Dirks

We go to Holiday Harbor twice a year rent house boats alwayz a great expierence w/the ladies in the store and workers on the harbor...absolutely a pleasure to see randy carolyn & Lisa..we've NEVER had a bad expierience...if there's any …

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Ella Smith

We are going back for the 3rd time. The staff is awesome. They have the best rates.

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Peri Brustad

Compliments of Carl and Linda Bott from KCNR 1460 Free Fire Radio, we were guests on a Holiday Harbor Houseboat. Our experience was outstanding and every employee at Holiday Harbor we encountered went above and beyond to ensure we had an …

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Peri and Ivar, we're so happy you had a great time during your stay with us. It's what our staff works so hard to achieve. Thank you for your kind words and helpful feedback, we really appreciate it. Come back soon!

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Angela Holmes Herbert

We had the best vacation. Such a beautiful lake with so many private little nooks. It was amazing!

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Vanessa Calder

Friendly staff at the store. We had a nice, level spot with a lovely private view. Other RVers were friendly and inviting. Easy access to a private quiet area for swimming and boating. My son got really nice fishing advice from staff and …

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Vanessa, we're overjoyed that you and your son had an enjoyable stay with us. Thank you for the positive rating. Enjoy the rest of your vacation and come back soon!

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Gretchen P

We've rented from another company on the lake but Holiday Harbor has the best deals, the best boats for the money and excellent customer service! We've been houseboating with Holiday Harbor for over 20 years for our family vacations and …

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Celia Lopez-Wetherell

We were welcomed by Randy who showed us how to operate the houseboat, very nice fellow. Able to rent paddle boards and they let us leave them on the houseboat and just walk back to get our deposit back. All staff were very helpful, …

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frank imburgio

Had a great day on the lake .Erik and all the staff at the toy box were a great help can't wait to come back . Thanks .

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We're overjoyed that you had a great summer day at Holiday Harbor and we appreciate your feedback. Come back soon Frank.

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Kathleen Hinton-Wachter

We love the ambience of this little cafe that sits at the edge of the waters of Holiday Harbor. Hailey was our server and her personality and service was 5-star. Hector was the chef. Our breakfast was perfect. The pricing is reasonable…

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Thomas Kitchen

Nothing but pleasant.

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Thank you for your review, Thomas!

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Carol Marie Wood Littleford

Only here for breakfast. Was amazing food as well as sceenary!

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Scott M Rodriguez

Awesome experience!!!!!

We had Aaron help us turn everything in and he was AWESOME! This cat is definitely manager material and has such a great customer service character!

I own my business up in Mt. Shasta and I would hire this guy in …

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Pamela Zabaldo Hansen

We absolutely love everything about Holiday Harbor Marina. It is our favorite for Houseboat Rentals.... The houseboats are so clean and the rental, loading, unloading and launching of our own boat is so organized... they make it easy (and …

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Nick Bradley

Matt and the staff here seriously saved our entire trip. We had a bad water pump impeller out on the lake, causing our boat to overheat. I called and they got me in right away to fix it. Matt was extremely helpful and nice the entire time, …

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We are happy to hear that you were so pleased with our services, Nick. Our staff appreciates your feedback and wishes you the best of luck on all your future adventures.

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Tana Ramey Hamilton

The best place to rent a houseboat on Shasta Lake. They are so friendly, so helpful, the boats are awesome and we come twice a year every year. It rocks!!!!!

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Thank you for your feedback, Tana. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay.

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Paula Davis Maria Avitia

Great staff that are very helpful. The cafe has delicious food.

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Thank you very much for the feedback!

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Eric Tam

Absolutely beautiful! Staff here is very friendly and made it a point to go through all the safety precaution before they cut you loose. The boat was clean and everything was working (at least we thought so).

The one we got had a nice grill…

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Skamaniack

This place has that something special. The people are helpful and friendly. The campsite quiet, small and well maintained The boat dock is very close to the campsite which is convenient. There is a shuttle from the campsite to the marina if…

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Paula Davis

We love the service especially the breakfast and lunch during the summer.

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Paula, we're glad you were pleased with our service. Enjoy the rest of your summer and come back soon!

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Blaire Lockett

My family and I went on the Ambassador houseboat in Aug. and had an absolutely AMAZING time! We have 3 little boys and a baby – it was the perfect vacation.

We had a fabulous time stargazing, driving the boat, swimming, paddle boarding and …

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Blaire, we're so glad you and your family had a great vacation and a pleasant stay with us. Thank you for taking time out of your day to give us helpful feedback. We really appreciate your review, come back soon!

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J. BISBAL

Good place to rent a boat or wave runner for a great time at the lake, avoid crowded weekends and you will have the lake to yourself; friendly but clueless and disorganized staff, make sure that your boat works and all it is in order before…

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Jeff Moore

Tons of options to rent

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We're glad you're pleased with our options, thanks for the feedback, Jeff!

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patricia d

Great staff, we enjoy seeing Randy year after year. Tips to keep in mind. Staff will drive you out of the harbor if you are nervous. Dog friendly. Great family vacation every year. Take plenty of sunscreen, and something to use as a …

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Royce Rhoda

I have been going to Holiday Harbor for 7 yrs. They have the friendliest staff and RANDY is Awesome. These girls will be back next year for sure.

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Chantel Hilbert

Randy and Mark made this an unforgettable experience! We had a great trip! Customer service was above and beyond. We cannot wait to go back! <3

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Nikki Lewis

Yesterday our boat broke down on the lake and we got towed back to Holiday Harbor. All of the workers were so kind. They gave us a ride to our truck and trailer at another ramp and staid with us the whole time to make sure we were all taken…

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