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Reviewed 10 August 2015

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...

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

Ken, Thank you for your thorough and thoughtful review of our Island! We find that a lot of people bring up the question that you raised about our guest cards. Essentially, all of our amenities are owned by the Fripp Island Club, which is a private club that can only be joined by property owners on Fripp Island. The guest...

Acworth, Georgia
Reviewed 3 August 2015

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...

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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...

Anniston, Alabama
Reviewed 31 July 2015

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,...

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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!

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 27 July 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...

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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...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 26 July 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...

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Reviewed 25 July 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...

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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!

Martinez, Georgia
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

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...

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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!

New York City, New York
Reviewed 22 July 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!...

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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!

Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

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...

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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...

Moneta, Virginia
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

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...

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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!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Check out our fantastic vacation rentals which range from oceanfront homes to villas, golf cottages and efficiencies. Whatever you need for your vacation, we surely have a rental to match. Additionally when you book directly through the Fripp Island Golf & Beach Resort, you get all the benefits of a private resort club: our exclusive "no hassle check-in", free guest cards, and fully furnished accommodations. Welcome to your home away from home! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fripp Island Resort

Address: 300 Tarpon Blvd, Fripp Island, SC 29920-7427
Region: United States > South Carolina > Fripp Island
Price Range: €60 - €540 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 150
Also Known As:
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