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“Our Prayers where answered....ANGELS I tell You; Angels!”

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Rivers End Campground and RV Park
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Reviewed 11 October 2010

My oldest son and his girlfriend flew in From NJ so we decided to take them to Savannah and Tybee Island for a wk. Well we were going into Savannah and the water pump just exploded in my F250 diesel. 6 of us stranded and 4hrs from home. Needless to say a wrecker just happened to pass us as 3 of us started to walk back towards the campground. He was nice enough to cut the price and tow us back. Well I had a panic attack had to take a sedative to calm down in my rants my son was saying"Ya know everytime I come something always breaks" My only thought was so much for a wks vacation we'll have to go home early (Last time it cost almost $4,000.00 for a transmission) and he will never come back. Needless to say we did get stuck for a day and a half and that was to take it apart and reassemble it. My Prayers could not have gotten any more demanding but STEVE the grounds mechanic came over and asked if he could help in anyway...WELL My tears just went on like a hose. He told us where to go for the parts and a shop to get it checked out afterwards to make sure we were gonna make it home. I want to say he let us us his PERSONAL vehicle to do the running around.We TRIED very hard to pay everyone back but, all they said was" Just help someone else in a time of need. There is no need for money...." My youngest 14 had to sit in the motor to get the parts out and reassembled and they just thought that was the funniest thing! They even let us use there tools. Man what a day. We did manage to get them to The Fort and a few days on the beach and then I had an Allergic reaction to some medication I was takeing so we did have to get home. The staff was very helpful to all of our needs and I must say I LOVE ANGELS , I really Do. Thank You All for such an EXCITING stay. We will be sure to be back in the near future.We have told so many of our friends of the GOOD DEED and they too are wanting to come back with us next time. SINCERELY ALL 6 of us! The Donahue's and Ashley

  • Stayed: August 2010, travelled with family
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Reviewed 21 September 2010

I was afraid to tell the family that so many of the reviews were so bad. I was surprised to find out that these bad reviews are not accurate. The campground was great and we had no bad attitudes from the staff. We loved riding our bikes to the beach and even on the beach....what a great way to watch the sunset. All I can say is judge for yourself, and remember, "can't please everyone all the time".

  • Stayed: August 2010, travelled with family
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Reviewed 18 September 2010

I'm glad I didn't rely on some of the horrible reviews or I would have missed out on a very nice campground. The campground was very quiet. Staff were nice, especially Rex. They were very helpful in locating a good spot for our camper. I am used to even smaller quarters where I'm from in Ky so I wasn't expecting a huge lot. Our lot was quite big, though, a lot bigger than I am used to.. I loved all the live oak trees. I didn't need the showers or restrooms as my RV is equipped. It was very close to the beach, but more than 3 blocks. We rode our bikes there every day. Had great cable tv, 70 channels, including HBO. I had great Wi-Fi in the camper. I would highly recommend this campground and would definitely come back.

  • Stayed: September 2010, travelled as a couple
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6  Thank dorothy2323
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Reviewed 9 September 2010

Ok first i must start out by saying TYBEE is the place to be. My family has gone there 3x in 1.5years. Condo stay is highly recommended--its sooo worth the cost. Labor Day Weekend we chose to change things up a bit and stay in what we thought was going to be our best trip yet! WRONG. We stayed at River'sEnd Campground in a CABIN. ALL I CAN SAY IS INFESTED with what i call ROACHES. We changed plans from staying in Downtown Savannagh to staying Fri, Sat ,and Sun on Tyb at the Cabin.
First before we talk about the roach infestation i must include they have no place for parking. Check in lane is the lane you must take to get back to cabins and the road was constantly blocked!!! Yes by people who are going into the store to check in or even shop!!Imagine how long you sit and wait just to get back to the cabin. Could be 5 minutes could be 20 minutes.
So here we are at the Cabin -- day light no problem. Night time hits and the bugs fri night started like crazy!! 7 to 10 roaches out of the ceiling. Killed all of them and thought oh they r dead. NOPE-- Sat night same thing. Called the manager on duty.. he came out and said islands are known for this but i understand where you r coming from. They do look like roaches. (Heres the thing roaches and palmetto bugs 2 diff things for those of you who don't know this.) My children were terrified!! Slept with the lights on ENTIRE night!! Planned a shark trip next am and check out was by 11am. We turned our key into office at 7am. While on ocean fishing i called office and told them we would not be returning due to the pest issue. Received a call while out to sea offering another cabin!!! That was our only option otherwise we'd have to speak to the manager on TUESDAY!!! WRONG answer people...Who wants to stay in another cabin---especially the one right next to the one we were in. So to sum this up---Had to leave our vacation short by1 day, threw 50.00 in food away, and paid for a night we have yet to here back from as weather we will be refunded for. Today is THURSDAY!!

5  Thank corey4
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Reviewed 30 June 2010

The campground is ok, but it needs some TLC. They do not have enough employees working the grounds.

Most of the staff is friendly to a certain degree. Except for one lady working in registration and the camp store, not friendly at all. She really should not be working directly with customers because she has soured my overall opinion of the campground.

The beach is very easy to get to from the campground.

  • Stayed: June 2010, travelled with family
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Reviewed 14 June 2010

We camped for 4 nights at River's End and had an awesome time! The staff was very friendly and helpful. The sites are very close together, but you are on a small island so keep that into consideration. I do not feel as though we had a lack of privacy due to the closeness of the sites. I do like the fact that the bath houses have the shower/sink/toilet all in one stall rather than it all being grouped together in one bath house like at most other campgrounds. The bathrooms did tend to get pretty dirty from time to time even though they are cleaned thoroughly twice daily. But again, you're at the beach. Sand, dirt and leaves are gonna get tracked in. The pool was very nice, much larger than pools at some hotels. My family will definitely stay at River's End in the future.

  • Stayed: June 2010, travelled with family
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4  Thank leisau
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Reviewed 6 June 2010

nasty bathrooms, small campsite, high prices for what you get, you can't walk anywhere without being followed or watched by workers.
we could not sit at our campsite without something negitive being said by the workers, or be threaten to throw you out. MY family will never stay their again, I hate Tybee Island has such a business in their neighborhood

  • Stayed: June 2010, travelled with family
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2  Thank moonlady423
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Address: 5 Fort Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328-9710
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Region: United States > Georgia > Georgia Coast > Tybee Island
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 7 Speciality Lodging in Tybee Island
Number of rooms: 105
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
River's End is Tybee Island's only campground. We are 3 blocks to the beach and 16 miles from historic Savannah. We offer campsites for tent campers, RV's and we have cabin rentals. See you under the oaks! ... more   less 
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