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Island Retreat RV Park

18201 State Highway 180, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Island Retreat RV Park
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Gilbertown, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Island Retreat is awesome!! The staff are wonderful, they treat you like family! They also do any and everything they can to help you with anything you may need help with!!! That alone means everything!! The sites are nice, the bathrooms are clean and air conditioned!! Laundry rooms are nice!!! We will be at Island Retreat and would recommend it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We love this RV park. The sites are large, everything is clean, and the people are so very nice. The pool is small but usually not crowded. There are plenty of laundry facilities. Best of all, they love dogs. After trying several parks in the Foley/Gulf Shores area, we have found a second home.

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

If you're looking for a friendly, fun, comfortable and fun place to camp while you're enjoying the beautiful Gulf Shores area you have found the right spot. As a park host here I am proud to work and live at this beautiful campground. We have back in and pull thru sites available, 2 bath houses with laundry areas in both... More 

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Johnstown, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We stayed at this RV park while visiting Gulf Shores and really enjoyed our stay. The snowbirds were just starting to pack up and head north so we we able to get a site in late March, otherwise it is full most of the time. It was very clean and the neighbors were super friendly. The only downfall is that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We had planned an RV trip to Gulf Shores for our family of four, accidentally booking a campground that was much further from the downtown and beaches than we wanted. At the last minute, I felt fortunate to get a spot at Island Retreat and cancel our other reservation, but we booked here without much info about the park. We... More 

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Orange Beach
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Relatively nice RV park with concrete level pads. The park is in close proximity of many amenities. The pool is small and the wifi iffy most of the time where we were located. There was a tree with a low hanging limb on our lot that scrubbed our RV when parking and departing which was unavoidable due to the angle... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We stayed at Gulf Shores State Park last year but was booked this year by the time we called. We searched several locations and luckily found this one at the last minute. Upon arrival the staff was very friendly and made checking in easy. Roads are paved and wide for easy maneuvering. During the stay everyone (mostly older crowd) was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This can be a she said, she said or we can believe that a picture is worth a thousand words. The picture I posted on my original review of the picnic table with the shredded, torn table cloth is a great way of showing the parks condition. Not to mention the dog that is tied up and barks incessantly. I,... More 

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Selma, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

weve been staying here for the past 4 years. its real family friendly the staff is extremely nice, could use some more shade trees,but overall nice,we have a 40 ft 5th wheel so the first question i ask is can i fit. we back in fairly easy

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cullman, al
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The reason I chose this park was the late check-in. We traveled late and they allowed us to check in after 9. The concrete pad was level and our spot was close to the bathhouse, which could use a little updating, but the water was warm and they were clean. We had a shade tree, which was really nice. Our... More 

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IRRV, Manager at Island Retreat RV Park, responded to this review

I'm really glad you chose to stay with us. We do try to accommodate all travelers. I hate that you had a bad experience at the pool at closing time. I will definitely address that issue with staff. Ants are the state insects. We fight them all year long. I sure hope you come again next year and give us... More 

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