1990 Volkswagen Westfalia

58 reviews
Camper VanSan Francisco, CA
4 guests
Sleeps 4
15 ft. long
Pet friendly
Offers delivery

My Westy is available to rent once again. I'm in the process of updating pictures. It is a newly restored vehicle and in immaculate condition. Live off the grid with this 1990 Manual Shift Westfalia Pop-Top. Well cared for and loved. Includes Subaru 2.2 L engine, lots of extras. Sleeps up to 4 adults (you really should like each other though). Potable water tank. 2 Burner stove. In-dash A/C. Dedicated Renogy solar and auxiliary lithium battery system for running electronics, fridge, and stereo. USB charging for phones. Just replaced my old warn out seats with beautiful leather seats that offer more support. Copy and paste link for "How To Videos" https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLNaw-0mNzhq35XVgLxKlGZStL_eV3qAC_

What's included

This rental includes 100 miles per PAID NIGHT with additional miles charged at $0.35 per mile. It is highly recommended that you stop often and try to limit your daily driving to 2-3 hours at most. I am assuming you chose this option because you want to see beautiful scenery, enjoy lookouts, and walks in nature.

PLEASE NOTE: There will be a $75-300 cleaning fee (taken out of security deposit) if the vehicle does not come back in the same condition in terms of cleanliness. Please sweep, vacuum, wipe down, and sanitize all surfaces prior to returning.

Not available for Burning Man or other type festivals.

Not able to go off road. Typical gravel roads maintained by parks departments are fine. Go slow and avoid pot holes.

This van is fun to drive. And with the high-powered Subaru engine it is capable of keeping up on the interstate. Please keep in mind that this is a unique vehicle that requires more attention than a modern vehicle. You will need to keep an eye on the gauges. And keep in mind that when going over mountain passes or steep grades it WILL slow down from 65 mph to maybe 50-55 mph. This is normal. Please do not push it too hard.

Included Kitchen Equipment:

- Saucepan

- Frying pan

- Cutting board

- 4 mugs

- 4 large plates

- 4 small plates

- 4 bowls

- 1 medium mixing bowl

- Misc. cooking utensils

- Knives

- forks/spoons/butter knives (4 each)

- Can opener

- Wine opener

- 2 Camp Lighters

- 2 medium sized Rubbermaid bins (great for dishes)

- interior tables (one is stored in the closet)

Other optional equipment (see add-ons):

- 2x camp chairs

- 2" memory foam mattress with washable cover.

- Bike rack (up to 4 bikes).

- Adult men's cruiser bike available for rent (see add on)

- Rechargeable lantern

- Rear tent - This basically creates a small room off of the back when the hatch is up. Great for using as a change room or a fun place for kids to sleep and hang out.

I have a lot of camping stuff. Ask me anything about camping gear in case I have something you need that I forgot to list here.

Pets are welcome with prior approval. Please message me before you book so that I can discuss this with you.

Pick up between 10AM and 3PM. Drop off by 7PM.

Propane and gas will be full when you pick up. Please fill gas tank prior to drop off. If below full you will be charged $6 per gallon (taken out of security deposit). Propane is included with rental fee.

Recommendations

We are in San Francisco. We are within a couple hours of beautiful scenery in every direction including the Pacific Coast, Sierra Nevadas, Red Woods. We have traveled throughout California, Montana, Idaho, Washington State, Oregon. Highly recommend you pick some spots close by San Francisco. The state park system is amazing. Happy to give you recommendations and tell you more about my family's favorite spots.

Other things to note

No smoking. No festivals. No pets.

Please research all your camping options prior to securing this Westy. Nothing more disappointing than to have a rental with no place to camp.

I work full time so please be flexible regarding pick up and drop off. Message me if you require a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday pick up.


Features

1990 Volkswagen Westfalia
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 seatbelts

Amenities

  • Radio
  • Dining table
  • Kitchen sink
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Air conditioner
  • Ceiling fan
  • Heater

Meet your host, Scott

Member since 2021

I'm a songwriter and music therapist. I'm married and have two really cool kids. My favorite trips in the Westy have all been along the coast. The northern California coast up into Oregon is just breathtaking. We all enjoy a nice long weekend in the Westy and believe you would too.

Usually answers in less than 24 hours


Rules and policies

  • Pet friendly
  • No music festivals
  • No tailgating
  • No smoking
  • 100 free miles / day
24/7 roadside assistance

Roadside assistance on every rental, plus help planning your trip or operating the RV.

Learn more about Roadside Assistance

Add-ons

Enhance your trip with these add-ons. Available at checkout.

Bike
Large adult cruiser bike
$35.00
/each
Bike Rack
Fits up to 4 bikes. Very secure.
$25.00
/each
Lodge Dutch Oven
Cast iron dutch oven for open fire cooking
$15.00
/each

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There’s a 4 night minimum stay

Discounts
  • Weekly (7-29 nights): 9.9% off nightly rate
  • Monthly (30+ nights): 9.9% off nightly rate
Fees
  • Security deposit: $1,000.00 (refundable)
  • Prep fee: $200.00. This fee will cover preparing and sanitizing the unit prior to each rental.
1990 Volkswagen Westfalia

Dates




Reviews

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Cleanliness

5

Maintenance

4.9

Value

5

Listing Accuracy

5

Guest photos

Susan B.

August 20215

Outstanding 4-day weekend to Mendocino via Anderson Valley! Scott’s Westie was perfect for us as a belated anniversary chariot and Scott himself was a pleasure to meet - accessible, organized & thorough. We loved every minute of our trip and his Westie was a treat to drive.

4 Photos submitted by Susan B.

Will D.

August 20215

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our week in Scott's van! The van was exactly as advertised, and Scott was a pleasure to work with: personable, prompt, and helpful in all our interactions. Also, we opted for the extra mattress pad slept wonderfully all week. We would highly recommended this add on!

Naomi N.

July 20215

We had an amazing 3 week experience with our eight year our daughter. Scott's Westfalia is clean, reliable, and had lots of "bells and whistles" that we loved (a refrigerator, outlets to charge our devices, solar panel, etc). Scott was super helpful and accommodating before we arrived, during, and at our departure. We look forward to our next California adventure in his Westy.

Scott’s answer

You are most welcome!

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Philip C.

July 20215

We had a wonderful time with the Blue Westy over the 4th of July weekend. I'd grown up with a similar bus and it was a real joy to share some of the same experiences I'd had with my daughter.
For her age, the bus is in great shape. Scott's extras (pots, plates, and utensils) are thoughtfully selected to make it very easy to pull over on the side of the road when you find a great view and enjoy a snack or meal. The pull down bottom bed and popup top make it easy to set up camp.
The only thing that didn't feel like our original Westy was the upgraded engine which made easy work of the steap hills.
If you're looking for a VW campervan experience she's the real deal and Scott's done a great job and making sure you know how to use all the features and you've got everything you need.

Deek M.

June 20210

Scott Garred canceled the booking 1 day before departure. This is an automated posting.

Colton R.

June 20215

Scott was extremely helpful and really easy to work with. The van was awesome and in great shape. Perfect for our trip down to BigSur.



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