Holiday Harbor

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iseko

Our second trip this year to Holiday Harbor. Friendly workers, fast check in and sites are nice with trees and picnic tables. Bathrooms and showers were clean, laundry room also available. Originally we had reservation in early Sept. but due to fires were rescheduled to...

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Ellen

A great place to rent houseboats. Great service, clean boats and reasonable prices.

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Greg

I have been coming here for years and i will continue coming to Shasta its a special place and Holliday Harbor has never let me down they are one of my favorites and i have rented from all of them.... the only thing i would like better …

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Greg,

The Holiday Harbor staff thanks you for reviewing our services and appreciates your continued business.

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Janell

Staff was very friendly and helpful! Great help accommodating us for getting there a day early and being able to board a day early! Let us know some great coves and waterfalls! Shasta Caverns were fun too! Hope to come again next year!

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David

Staff is the greatest from the counter to the dock. They treat you great. Any issues are handled quickly and with out excuses. Boats are well maintained and clean. Would recommend to all. Off season prices are great and so is the weather

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Sue

ALL of the staff was just Wonderful!

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Sue,

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hulamama2018

We love this lake and being on a houseboat is the best way to enjoy it! The Holiday Harbor Crew makes it easy even for a first timer to take a boat out. It takes a little practice but if you love camping this is...

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Sean Kyle

We recently rented a houseboat on Sept 14 2018 for a four day weekend. I would totally recommend Holiday Harbor for any houseboat rental. These people define the word service. They respond to phone calls and emails quickly. The staff in the…

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Matt

Great service at the marina front office and down at the Toy Box. The party cruiser is huge with a ton of shade and the waverunner was a blast. We live in Jones Valley, but will rent from Holiday Harbor next time for sure.

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Matthew,

We always enjoy hearing from local customers and we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the various services offered by our marina staff. Thank you for reviewing Holiday Harbor!

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Terry

The houseboat was well maintained with no surprises. The staff was friendly and helpful. We had a great experience and a great time. We will be back.

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Terry,

The Holiday Harbor staff thanks you for the kind review and we hope to see you again soon!

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Tina

A group of us stayed at their RV campgrounds over Labor Day weekend and we also rented a party boat. We had THE BEST TIME! I want to thank the team there for all their help, they were wonderful!

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Lisa Dirks

Asolutely love this place...the staff at the store and Harbor are friendly & very helpful.boats ate alwayz clean & ready...if any problems they are prompt in fixing whatever it is.My husband & I go sometimes twice a year and slwayz have …

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Lisa,

We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed the services offered at Holiday Harbor and we appreciate your review. We hope to see you again soon.

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Judi

Our 10th year renting with Holiday Harbor – hope to do another 10 years. Office staff and dock crew very helpful and friendly, boats are clean and we really appreciate that they are dog friendly as well.

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Tal

Friendly staff, good equipment, easy water access. All the major ingrediednts of fun.

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Ricky

Great cruise, great boat, great crew. This was our 40+ time houseboating on Shasta Lake. We have used Holiday Harbor since 1982. Back in the days when Kevin’s dad ran the place and his mom took care of the reservations. It was the family …

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The staff at Holiday Harbor is pleased to hear that you enjoyed everything we have to offer and we thank you for reviewing our services.

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Ricky

This was our first time on a houseboat. HH was easy to get to and the service was good. The houseboat was clean and everything worked. Staff answered all our questions. I had to call in and get directions for working the radio which …

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Dianne

From the boat to the amazing staff that run this harbor, to the people on the dock that keep the boats zooming and in tip top shape, we had a fantastic experience! We will definitely be coming again! Thank you!!

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Randy

Very friendly and helpful. Shasta Lake is a must do Lake!!!

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Yvette

The staff went well beyond expectations – Rusty arranged to have our trailer fixed while we went houseboating and was incredibly helpful. Great people and exceptional service is an understatement!

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bsmk2000

We had planned our trip months In advance. As the day for departure fast approached. Their were several fires burning in the area. The ladies in the office kept us informed of the progress. Even offered for us to take the trip next year and…

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Laurie

We had a great time; however, they need a camp host to actually be on site. When we arrived, we had to wait over an hour to get in our sites because other vehicles/campers were in them. The people were on the lake so we had to wait until …

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Jordan

We've gone the last three years and will definitely return next year. The houseboats are clean and in good shape. We always have an absolute blast on the lake. If there's ever an issue with a boat, they send someone out to fix it very …

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Debbie

We visited Holiday Harbor during the Carr fire (August 2018). Many people had cancelled, but the staff temained friendly and helpful. We rented a pontoon boat, had the lake to ourselves (almost). Great campground (even though the lake was …

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Debbie,

The Holiday Harbor staff is pleased to that hear you enjoyed your time here and thanks you for the kind review.

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Laurie

As always the place was great and we had a good time. The only problem was that there really was no camp host to take care of things. When we got there, there was a camper and 2 trucks in our camp sites (sites 21 and 22). The owners were …

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Chris

great folks! have been coming here for years.

boats are starting to really show their age however, but the repair crew was great.

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Chris,

Thank you for reviewing the marina services offered by Holiday Harbor.

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Steve

We have rented a fishing boat twice this season. Boat was always clean and in great condition. Nice that has a bimini top. Would recommend this place to everyone.

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Steve,

We appreciate the review and thank you for recommending Holiday Harbor.

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Miles

One of the most friendly harbors on the lake, we chose to refuel and rent at Holiday Harbor during our trip rather than anywhere else! Thanks Holiday Harbor!

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We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the services offered at Holiday Harbor, Savannah, and thank you for reviewing our business.

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Keith Parker

I have houseboated with HH for decades. They have older clean well maintained boats that are affordable. Everyone there is nice helpful and kind even when it is hot. I can’t say enough them and will continue to do all my renting from them.

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Thank you for reviewing our services, Keith. We appreciate your continued business.

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Chris

Friendly staff, clean, reliable boats. Fair pricing! What else do you need?

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Theresa Anastasio

This was our first visit and all staff was fabulous!! The camping was tight, but due to the tires in the area, it was slow. We will go back.

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Theresa,

We appreciate your review of the staff and services at Holiday Harbor and hope to see you again soon.

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Alan

Great houseboat. Great service and value. 5th rental and we will be back!

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Cindy

Great people to work with. Our first time to rent a houseboat. We will be back next year. Already making plans for another event with Holiday Harbor.

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We would be glad to have you again and thank you for reviewing our services, Cindy!

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Mary

The staff at holiday Harbor were fabulous. They provided a clean boat in excellent condition that allowed for a great weekend. They were friendly and helped when I made a mistake on the dates of my reservation. The chauffeur to and from the…

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Brandon

Holiday Harbor is a great place. They have the most helpful staff. Everyone was happy and gracious. Great place to rent equipment for the lake. We will be back

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We appreciate your review of Holiday Harbor and hope to see you again soon, Brandon!

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Gene I

Staff are very helpful, professional, and friendly, boat I rented a Marquis was dated, but like most dated older equipment the item works one day and the next it’s down. Otherwise, love the environment and relaxation the house boat brought …

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Our staff aims to provide the best service possible and we thank you for reviewing Holiday Harbor, Imogene!

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Mike

During the Carr fire, the staff went out of their way to support our holiday. Even when many employees were evacuated from their homes, the staff put their personal troubles aside to ensure we had a pleasant experience. My teenage boys say …

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We were more than happy to help you and your boys enjoy their vacation and appreciate the kind review, Mike!

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Shawn Maul

Great service and nice staff that was easy to work with.

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Thank you for the review of the staff and services at Holiday Harbor, Shawn.

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Megan

We love both the RV park and the boat rentals. Great location, friendly people. We’ll visit again soon!

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The staff at Holiday Harbor appreciates your review and hopes to see you again soon, Megan!

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Stephanie

From the first phone call to inquire about a rental to our need to depart early on our last day... Holiday Harbor staff did everything they could to ensure we had a great trip! And every time we thanked them for helping us they let us know …

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Our staff is happy to hear that you enjoyed your vacation and appreciates your review, Stephanie!

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Nichole

Easy to work with, very responsive and excellent helping us learn the ropes!

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We are always glad to help our customers and thank you for your review of our services, Nichole!

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Jonathan E Brickey

Had a great time as our first houseboat rental experience. Our unit was older but was clean and worked perfectly. Staff was very friendly and very helpful. We called a couple of times while out on the water and they picked up and answered …

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Dayna

This being my first house boat trip I wasn't sure what I was in for. Our group consisted of 3 house boats and 16 families (42 people). Holiday Harbor made it so easy! I emailed several times with questions and got an immediate response! All…

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The Holiday Harbor staff appreciates your review of our services, Dayna!

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John

Great experience, friendly employees and well maintained equipment. All of the family had fun!

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Gillian

Despite raging wild fires in the area we had a wonderful weekend. The Diplomat houseboat was ready on arrival and was clean and well equipped. The staff were pleasant and helpful even though some of them had been evacuated from their homes…

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Rachel

We had an absolute blast on our Family Reunion July 2018. The staff was so friendly and helpful. We rented 3 houseboats in total, 2 of the 3 were perfect. Hence the 4 stars. We can't wait to book our next trip!

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Robert

great staff Very helpful and very courteous boats that we rented ran well and was lots of fun.

thanks Rob

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Our staff appreciates your review of our services, Rob!

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Goins

Super helpful and friendly staff and very reasonable prices on an absolutely gorgeous lake. We had a great time paddleboarding!

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We are pleased to hear that you so enjoyed our services and thank you for the review, Caley!

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Ric Bout

Great experience! Loved the party barge. Staff was very friendly and helpful. They explained everything about the boat. We will definitely be back and would recommend them.

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Kip

I've stayed 3 times, they're always been very helpful to any accommodations that we needed to change. One of our favorite spots.

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We appreciate your continued business and thank you for the great review, Kip!

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Peter

Great customer service . The Holiday Harbor staff is friendly and knowledgeable.We did have a little bit of a problem with the on board generator, but the mechanics and staff came up with a solution to keep us on the water. Awesome vacation…

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The Holiday Harbor staff is pleased to hear that you enjoyed your vacation and thanks you for reviewing our services, Peter!

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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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Our staff appreciates your kind words and review, James!

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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...

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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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Bryon Macpherson

You made our 4th of July 2018 wonderful great staff

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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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Joe Lugo

What a wonderful time we just had for 3 days at this quaint little get away. It is a tight 1 1/2 road off of the I-5 ,but very doable. We pulled a 21ft. boat with a 27ft motorhome into our site with no problem. The entire staff were …

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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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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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