exterior 1982 Volkswagen Westfalia "Buttercup" Newark, CA interior 1982 Volkswagen Westfalia "Buttercup" Newark, CA exterior 1982 Volkswagen Westfalia "Buttercup" Newark, CA
CA$181
per night

1982 Volkswagen Westfalia "Buttercup"

NewarkCA
4
Sleeps
Length

Overview

My Westfalia "Buttercup" was picked up in Great Falls Montana in 2017 and driven here to the Bay Area with my 9 year old co-pilot. What an adventure! The road trip/camping was a blast. Glad to report we made it safe and sound but it was not without some drama. Her ticker (engine) was not the best and she needed more than a few tows to get us on home. Since we've been home I have had her engine, transmission, tires, shocks, and brakes replaced. I am happy to say she is now road worthy. My Buttercup is not for the faint of heart. She has manual transmission, no power steering, no power windows, and no air-conditioning. This is a "Westy" adventure that you will remember fondly for years to come. You will truly enjoy the unique driving and camping experience of this classic wonder. You could drive a more updated camper van but they are not as cool or fun to drive as my Buttercup. Everyone loves the Westfalia. It makes people smile and dream, more than any other camper van can. We just completed another road trip (with no drama) and have nothing but great memories to share. We are now regular campers and just love all her features. The best is the pop up top that allows us to sleep under the stars in style and comfort. Other features include a working propane stove, a sink, a small refrigerator (works best with electric hookup), and captain chair up front. If you like camping off the grid, as I do, don't worry she is equipped with a solar panel and dual batteries. We were only two on our recent adventure but feel she will fit 3-4 comfortably.
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Patricia Brinkmann
Response rate: 83%
Response time: within 6 hours

Details

Make: Volkswagen
Model: Westfalia
Type: Camper Van
Sleeps: 4
Length: 17 Feet

Amenities

Air Conditioner
Heater
Dining Table
Microwave
Stove/Range
Oven
Refrigerator
Kitchen Sink
Inside Shower
Outside Shower
Toilet
WIFI
Satellite
Ceiling Fan
Awning
Generator
Tow Hitch
Bike Rack
Solar
Backup Camera
Extra Storage
Leveling Jacks
Washer/Dryer
TV/DVD
CD Player
Radio
Audio Inputs
Inverter
Handicap Accessible
Fuel Tank 12 gallons
Propane 3 lbs

Rules

Pet Friendly
Festival Friendly
Smoking Allowed

Location

Rates

Daily: CA$181
Weekly: CA$1,061
Monthly: CA$4,217
Cancellation:
Flexible
Minimum Nights: 1

Mileage Charges

Unlimited miles are included with this rental

Availability

4 Reviews

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Jamie

Reviewed on Jul 8th

We had the best time traveling with Buttercup! We drove down to the Big Sur and Buttercup drove great. Patricia was very quick to respond to any needs or questions that we had. She even had camp chairs, towels, blanket, sleeping bags, pillows, and a deck of cards that we enjoyed using. Would...

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Nathalie

Reviewed on Jun 25th

Patricia a été très accommodante et nous avions toujours une réponse rapide à nos questions. Le Westfalia était propre et agréable à conduire. Toutefois, l’indicateur à essence ne fonctionne pas ce qui occasionne plusieurs arrêts pour l’essence. Aussi, le réfrigérateur fonctionne à l’occasion,...

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Nicholas

Reviewed on Jun 3rd

We had a great little weekend getaway with Buttercup. Pickup was easy and relaxed. As first time campervan drivers we took it for a little spin around the block to get used to the engine, manual gearbox and the steering. You get used to the lack of power steering but it does make manoeuvering and...