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The Castaways on the River
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
19 Oct 2018
“Dinner at our favorite restaurant”
1 Oct 2018
“Great place to rent a boat”
Castaways on the River is your home for boat rentals, cottage rentals and lodging in Central Florida. Whether this is your first time in Astor or you are a long time visitor, with our choices of boat rentals you’ll be able to enjoy the wildlife...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
25131 Blackwater Ln, Astor, FL 32102-3209
+1 352-759-3422
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Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Always enjoy going to Castaway's. We usually get an appetizer and split a dinner and have always been pleased. The staff is always friendly and helpful. They offer live music on weekends so it makes for a nice atmosphere. You will enjoy the casual dining...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Franci M
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We were staying in nearby Seville, FL and the boat we were going to use fell through. We drove here and were able to rent a pontoon for a half day and took my 78yr old mom out to the springs and did some fishing....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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SueR2496, Public Relations Manager at The Castaways on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed 14 September 2018

This is four stars for Astor Florida not Orlando. This motel is well located near the bridge over the river and not far from restaurants and grocery. Our room was clean with a river view and nice chairs and table with umbrella. Airconditioners worked well...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank drwsurf
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We frequent the Castaways quite often with the family. The cabins are awesome. Very clean and very homey! We always bring our boat and rent out a dock slip and spend our days at the springs and fishing. Staff is so friendly, they help you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mrsyearling
Sue R, Public Relations Manager at The Castaways on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thank you so much for the great review! We look forward to seeing you on Labor Day

Reviewed 19 June 2018

Such a beautiful area it's always nice to be on this part of the St John's River.. Clean rooms, grounds this by far is the nicest place in Astor Florida.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank mikeandlaurie23
Sue R, Public Relations Manager at The Castaways on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed 21 May 2018

We always go upstairs, outside overlooking the river for a real ole time Florida "casual" experience. Flip-flops, cut-offs, jeans, and t-shirt. It takes you back in time to a Fla that no longer exists.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank VaT R
Sue R, Public Relations Manager at The Castaways on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Thank you for the great review! Please be sure to visit again soon

Reviewed 28 March 2018

Have stayed at most every place in Astor through the years. These are rental modular homes. They are nice, CLEAN, and most have a porch to sit out on. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Would never stay anyplace else in Astor. This place...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank drrot
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Very unique place.Lots of personality. Accommodations are very comfortable ,clean and attention to detail obvious. Unfortunately the WiFi was poor and that is very important to us.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank linda c
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Castaways on the river was a great vacation getaway for our Anniversary. We stayed in an upstairs room overlooking the Saint John’s river. The staff was so friendly and helpful. The rooms are very clean and large. We also kept our boat docked right below...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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