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Fripp Island Resort

2119 Sea Island Parkway, Please Use 300 Tarpon Blvd. For Gps Directions, Fripp Island, SC 29920
Fripp Island Resort
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Anniston, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So sorry you had such a bad experience at Fripp! But, don't give up on it! It's not all like that ! We have been coming here periodically since the late eighties and have always had a good experience! We are actually just leaving tomorrow! We have rented large houses and condos without the issues you had to deal with,... More 

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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We just returned from a week long family reunion at Fripp Island. The island provides a unique experience of beach and wildlife opportunities. The amenities were fine but not up to standards I'd expect when the word "resort" is being used. Signage of island venues were missing letters and repairs needed to be made overall. The island was clean. The... More 

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Houston, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to Fripp Island for a family reunion. The family reunion part of our trip was wonderful. The accommodations however for our immediate family were horrible. We were really looking forward to enjoying down time away from the stresses of home. We couldn't enjoy our down time at Fripp at all, because the 2 bedroom condo at 640 New... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fripp Island was our family summer beach vacation for years. As we've been traveling out of the country, we hadn't stayed at Fripp for the past five years until my brother rented a house on the golf course at Bonita Point. We were shocked at how overdeveloped the island has become and how crowded the beach is now. Perhaps it's... More 

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Martinez, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came in late July before school. Island is busy but good. Golf car rides, bike rides, walking/ jogging in nice surrounding is good. Afternoon rain showers are common in July. Amenity cards are not necessary, unless you want to play golf/tennis, swim in pools or eat at island restaurants. But, there are many good places off island within 15 miles... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all let me just say Fripp is the most amazing beach I've ever been too. The beaches aren't crowded at all and having a golf cart to ride around on the whole time made it all the better! My family and I have been visiting Fripp for the past few years now! I will say, it's very beautiful!... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can see how the place may have been great in the 70s, but that was the last time anything was updated. The clubs are run down and the bars are a joke. Come only for the beach and bring everything you need, of you have to buy something on the island you'll pay a lot more. Beach is nice... More 

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Fripp_Island_Resort, Marketing at Fripp Island Resort, responded to this review

We are so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us! We’re working very hard to continually improve our resort. Since 2014, we have completely renovated the Bonito Boathouse and the Cabana Club. Other renovations include the Ocean Point Golf Club, the Sandbar, and the Beach Club Pool and Beach Access. We do encourage guests to... More 

Moneta, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

My family and I stayed in a private home on the north end of the island. We used the golf cart multiple times a day and would recommend having one. The many pools and beaches were wonderful ways to spend time. There are nature trails and docks to view wildlife and the scenery. I would also recommend you bring groceries... More 

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Fripp_Island_Resort, Marketing at Fripp Island Resort, responded to this review

We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay! We totally agree with you about the golf carts! They're an excellent way to cruise around the island. Also, we're glad to hear that you took advantage of our nature trails! They're are a hidden gem. Thank you for the great review and the lovely pictures! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Fripp island is beautiful and a must see. However, do not rent 643 new Haven 3 bedroom condo, it was a bit dated, which was OK. The problem we had was the thermostat was set at 72, it would not let you get any lower than that. It felt about 75° downstairs and about 85° upstairs. We called about 5... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We visited for the first time and absolutely loved it. Lots of wildlife and beautiful beaches. We rented a golf cart which allowed us to take our beach items and fishing poles easier. It was also fun and our basset hound loved it! We loved the south end of the island that offers a view of the inlet and Pritchard... More 

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