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Fripp Island Resort

2119 Sea Island Parkway, Please Use 300 Tarpon Blvd. For Gps Directions, Fripp Island, SC 29920
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Goose Creek, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had two rentals for our multiple families visiting Fripp Island for a week. One rental was on the marsh and the other was near the beach. It was an interesting week. Plenty of deer to see and we happened to be there when sea turtles were hatching and turtle nests were being checked. This was a unique experience for... More 

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

We're glad that you enjoyed your stay and thank you so much for taking the time to give us a review! We did want to briefly shed a little light on our snake sighting. Fripp Island is home to many snake species, but not any type of boa. The most common species are harmless and very helpful, like the yellow... More 

Gainesville, Florida
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33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved spending time this summer on this private island. Lots of golf carts, plenty of beaches (most of which are deserted early in the morning). Loved seeing the sea turtle nests (I did not touch!) and tons of shells to collect. This is a great place to relax and spend quality time with the family.

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

Dawn, Thank you so much for your sweet words! We're glad that you had the opportunity to be here during our sea turtle nesting season. It's such a special time of the year! We hope that you'll come visit us again soon. More 

Chicago
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Fripp Island for the first time in August 2015 by renting a house from an owner. I hope I'm placing this review in the right spot because we did not stay at a "resort", just a house. I wanted to include some information for first timers although I'm sure the reviews here spell everything out. It was our... More 

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Acworth, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a week on Fripp Island as our annual family trip (12 of us). We rented a large house that would accommodate us. Our rental house was very nice and roomy. Our issue was the property management. We arrived on a Saturday about an hour after their check-in time. The cleaning staff was still in the house cleaning. We... More 

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

Annabelle, I am sorry to hear that your experience with us was a negative one! One of the things that makes Fripp a unique place to visit is the fact that all of our homes are actually privately owned and then rented through the resort. This gives our homeowners the opportunity to exercise creative control over the personalization of their... More 

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Anniston, Alabama
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank you so much for your kind words! We have a special place in our hearts for long-time Frippers and we are absolutely thrilled that you enjoyed your time here this summer. See you next year! More 

Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

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

Thank you so much for your input. We are working continually with our homeowners to improve the quality of all of our vacation rentals and we place a very high value on the opinions of our renters. We’ve had one of our busiest summers in nearly a decade this year, and are beginning the process of addressing some of the... More 

Houston, Texas
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

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 July 25, 2015

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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Management response:

Sally, We certainly did have a very busy summer this year! If you prefer things a little quieter, we hope you'll come visit us in the spring or fall. In fact, the water stays warm enough for a swim all the way through October! We're glad to hear that you love Beaufort. We love it too! More 

Martinez, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a nice review! Come see us again sometime soon! More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

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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We're so happy to hear how much you love Fripp and we're thrilled to hear that you'll be coming back! More 

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