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River Retreat Campground & Marina

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Reviewed 16 October 2016

We camped here for 2 years. There are broken down arms everywhere and potholes in all of the roads. The owners are crazy. We bought wood and it was taken back when we left for the weekend. They tried to put someone in our camping spot when we pulled out for the week. All of the reviews on this campground...

Thank Michele A
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Well, we had a good first year until the end when there was a miscommunication on what immediate family was. I thought parents was immediate family but apparently not. So we owed for that. But they couldn't tell me how much I owed. So I figured it out and paid an extra $10 just to make it right. Well we...

Thank Joshua R
Chatfield, Ohio
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Spent 3 summers there first 2 were ok. This last summer we were very upset as they rented out our spot to someone else without our consent when we pulled our camper out for our county fair. We were phoned by friends from the campground otherwise we would never have known. When I called the owners expecting an apology for...

2Thank MommaGoneVaca
Boulder, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

What a joke. Host only available by phone. Area run down. Nothing but a glorified trailer court in the back waters of Lake Erie No activities. Nothing but a mud field. Very disappointing. Over rated by others so they must be friends or family!

3Thank Marilyn R
Reviewed 8 January 2013

My wife and I stayed for two years, but the second year was the worst. The bath rooms are nasty and at that time a single shower was a mess. We invited guests who said they where surprised I stayed there do to the dumpy look. My wife had to take cleaning supplies when she used the restrooms. I brought...

8Thank Cat L
Reviewed 9 March 2012

I just thought that i'd stop in to answer a few of the lies being spread by a few campers who were booted out of the campground for their behavior. 1. The pictures shown in the traveler pictures are pretty misleading. The picture with the old tractor and equipment is NOT located near the main area or campers. It is...

7Thank Localguy04
Reviewed 24 October 2011

All of the reviews on this site are right on. It is a small family run campground, and it shows. The permanent campers are just like a family and are friendly and inviting. The campground itself is a bit run down and need of some serious upgrades, or just finishing projects. It is a great location close to everything and...

11Thank cdstrohm
Port Clinton, Ohio
Reviewed 22 October 2011

What a DUMP! Don't waste your money on this place. They have a no refund policy so even if their nephew physically threatens you, she won't refund your money. There are junk cars everywhere along with a barn that has been sitting half-built for 10 years, a showerhouse that was supposed to be complete on memorial day (only one shower...

9Thank kARMA bYTCH B
Reviewed 6 July 2011

This place is the best for people who aren't in to the huge camping scene like a KOA or State Park, like me. It is family owned and it shows! I met the owner and their two boys. We had no complaints, and were more than satisfied. We are looking forward to returning to see the updates as they are...

3Thank offtheroadadventures
Hamilton, Ohio
Reviewed 8 January 2011

husband and sons stayed in2009 and wouldnt go back without me!said i'd love it and i mostly did.We are used to roughing it so this place was great for us.The price leaves plenty of money for other things.The view was beautiful,the river runs next to it,with plenty of fish and a cleaning station.Granted there were junk cars and wood and...

2Thank rosebush0555

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Additional Information about River Retreat Campground & Marina

Address: 3830 W Harbor Rd, Route 163, Port Clinton, OH 43452-9033
Region: United States > Ohio > Port Clinton
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
River Retreat Campground And Marina
River Retreat Campground & Marina Hotel Port Clinton
River Retreat Campground & Marina Port Clinton, Ohio
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