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Shenandoah Crossing
2.5 of 5 Resort   |   174 Horseshoe Circle, Gordonsville, VA 22942   |  
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Toms River, New Jersey
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8 hotel reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Definitely will stay again”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2011

Our trip was to see my dad, who was in the hospital. So, we made it an extended Memorial Day weekend mini-vacation. We kind of booked on the fly because the rate was good. Stayed in the lodge, so I can't say much about the cabins, however they looked great. Wow!! What a surprise we got. Absolutely beautiful grounds, pools, a game room for the kids, horse back riding ( yes you do have to pay to ride), paddle boats, canoes, kayaking on Lake Izac, right at the resort. The restaurant was small and cozy, the food was good and the prices weren't all that high. The only complaint we had was that our room was right next to the hall entry door which slammed whenever anyone came through it. This was a time share resort (bluegreen) or which we were not aware. The manager gave a us a brief two minute chat about the time share and that was it. No pressure. Although our over all purpose was to visit my dad, my girlfriend and I agreed that we are staying here again the next time we visit.

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  • Stayed May 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Value
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Warfordsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2011 via mobile

We stayed in a grand yurt, and the experience was pleasantly unforgettable. The lizards, fawns, toads, squirrels, birds, and horses were literally in our backyard. The pools were spacious, and a great way to beat the heat. We were surrounded by great dining, wineries, and historical and cultural sightseeing opportunities. Our only disappointments were the mix up in scheduling the pontoon boat and the broken equipment, from dryers to video games. We loved that they are growing organically to supply the resort restaurant with fresh vegetables. We'll be booking again with Bluegreen.

  • Stayed July 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Palm Coast, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2011

Shenandoah Crossings was great for a family vacation. Our family of five stayed in a 2 bedroom deluxe cabin that was a little rough around the edges, but nothing that took away from the stay for 7 nights. I will say that they were updating cabins around us though while we were there. Another point made to us at our update was that Bluegreen was planning on making The Fountains & Shenandoah Crossings the 2 premier resorts in their lineup. True or not, let it be known updates to older cabins are happening. It will need a lot of work to bring it up to the standards of The Fountains but the new additions are very obvious just by looking at them.

We took advantage of numerous activities at the resort being we had 3 children traveling with us. Most of them were around $5 and some were less. I would HIGHLY recommend doing the evening kayak tour. It was a great time paddling around Lake Izac for an hour and learning about the area. Myself and two of the kids took advantage of the stables at the resort and went on one of the trail rides. The new pool area is so nice with 2 pools and 2 spas, all good size. One pool averages 5’ deep and the other 4’ or less, more kid friendly. The pools at the lodge are also nice with an indoor and outdoor pool, kiddie pool and spa. The marina area has different types of boats for rent (kayaks, john boats, & pontoon boats) and paddle boats that are complimentary. Fishing gear is also available for rent as well. The miniature golf course was great. It is in the shade of the trees so you can play at any time of the day. There are no laundry appliances in the 2 bedroom cabins as I can’t speak of other accommodations, but they do have a laundry facility available 24 hours a day at no charge. Bring your own detergents. We never did eat at the restaurant on property as we went shopping and used the grill at the cabin. Food Lion is in town about 15 minutes away, and Wal Mart is near I 64 about 20-25 minutes away. We did also find a couple of restaurants that I would say are well worth the 15 minute drive into Gordonsville for: The Inwood Restaurant, and The BBQ Exchange. Let it be known you will probably bring home some of your dinner from the Inwood as the portions are unreal in size for a great price.

We also took a day and went to Washington DC. We took the White House tour which lasted about 45mins to an hour. If you know your travel dates and can get with your Congressman’s Office to get the tour scheduled, I would recommend it. We did get to see the First Dog, Bo, walking around in the East Wing. It was to cute as he was just walking around as he owned the place. We also went to the Smithsonian Museum of American History while there. It is about 105 miles from the resort to DC, but make sure you give yourself plenty of time as traffic SUCKS!!! We also went to Colonial Williamsburg another day. It is about 120 miles from the resort. It was interesting to see and hear from people of that era in our history. Everyone is in costume and fits the part of the time. Food was kind of expensive, but very filling and portions were worth the amount. Closer to the resort we did go to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello in Charlottesville.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Baltimore, Maryland
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21 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2011

We went from a solicited offer that was given to us at Outdoor World. Well worth the money and being MARYLAND residents we were actually not required to go and sit through the what would normally be required 90 minute presentation.

We stayed in one of the cabins although I was so looking forward to staying in the Yurts as I was under the impression that we would be in one. But the cabins were nice as well. The cabin consisted of a master bedroom and a second bedroom which contained two twin sized beds which was perfect for my 5 and 3 year olds. There was a full kitchen, living room area with fireplace, and one bathroom with jacuzzi. Everything on the property is virtually in walking distance and there are plenty of activities to do. Whatever you do, I wouldnt advise staying in the main hotel section where check-in was. It didnt seem to nice over there although that is where a good portion of the resort activities take place. The master bedroom did have a flat panel tv that didnt offer much of a selection of channels but we didnt go to sit around and watch tv.

The General Store didnt leave much to be desired and we only used it once when we needed a battery and they have some pretty good ice cream there. The pool area was very nice, a bit crowded but to be expected on a Memorial Day Weekend.

The selection of family activities was excellent. While there we were able to take advantage of fishing, swimming, a magic show, a comedy show, hiking, and campfires. The main pool area was closed when we visited but it was no big deal considering that the new pool area by the General Store was very nice. We saw some unique animals including a beautiful peacock that we were able to virtually hand feed.

The downside was we didnt get to stay in the Yurts and this was sort of promised to us. My kids had a blast at this place and it is a place we would definitely take a weekend trip to again.

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  • Stayed May 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2011 via mobile

Solid structure! Stainless and granite! Comfy bed! Outdoor grill and sink we didnt use but thought it was awesome! Can't wait to come back! BBQ Exchange is the best!

  • Stayed June 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

We stayed here as part of the "preview tour" the 3 bed cabin was beautiful and clean However honestly there was not much to do. There are no walking trails which is strange since hiking and walking is one of the best parts about being out in the country. Shenandoah national park is about 45 minutes drive and luray caverns over and hr away. There was mini golf and paddle boating and a swimming pool. the swimming pool played loud music and was filled with families and children. It would have been nice if they had an adult section. Overall if the price was right this could be a nice place to stay, but we were not overly thrilled.

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  • Stayed May 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Saint Clair, Missouri
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2011

I have read several reviews on here that are not very complimentary of SC. My family and I were cautious about our trip because of some of the reviews. But I must tell you, we plan to go back again. We had two different cabins. A new 3 bedroom that was beautiful and without flaw and a 2 bedroom older cabin that was rustic but still very enjoyable. We stayed in cabins 511 (3br) and 12 (2br). Cabin 12 sat right on the lake and had a gorgeous view that made up for some of the flaws of being an older cabin. This resort is not fancy 5 star accomodations, but if you are looking for quite, rustic arrangements, it is terrific. While there we went to DC (90 miles) and Shenandoah National Park. We saw lots of wildlife, including bear at SNP. We enjoyed squirrel, rabbits, ducks, and deer outside our cabin at SC. We loved it!!! The staff couldn't have been more friendly. The only negative for us was that they charge for the rental of DVDs whereas most Bluegreen places we have been those were complimentary. However, we turned lemons into lemonade and had game nights instead.

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  • Stayed June 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 174 Horseshoe Circle, Gordonsville, VA 22942
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Location: United States > Virginia > Gordonsville
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Shenandoah Crossing 2.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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