We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Fripp Island Resort

Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Fripp Island
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
Show Prices
Management photos
Fripp Island Resort
Fripp Island Resort
Panoramas (24)
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

131 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 131: English reviews
Start your review of Fripp Island Resort
 Click to rate
Morganton, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a vacation planned for Hilton Head Island but the house we had rented two and a half months earlier was taken out of the rental program 2 hours before checking. We were able to find a home on Fripp Island and could not be more happy about this vacation. Great for a family or couples get away.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Chris S
Fripp_Island_Resort, Manager at Fripp Island Resort, responded to this review

Chris, Thank you for the review! We're so glad you found us and had a great vacation. We hope that you'll plan another visit to Fripp Island Resort in the future!

Atlanta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second time to Fripp Island, I love how limited the commercialization is. Don't expect any chain restaurants or any souvenir chains. I love the controlled and secure environment here, I couldn't live here but very nice to vacation here.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank clintbo
Fripp_Island_Resort, Manager at Fripp Island Resort, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed your second trip here! Hope to have you back again soon!

Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We came to Fripp Island as Mr. and Mrs. Claus and found a wonderful Resort. It is a mixture of vacationers and residents. We stayed in Captain John Fripp villas and had a beautiful place. Deer roamed the area at dusk making it as much a nature preserve. We have discussed brining family next time, especially if invited back for...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Steve M
Wilmette, United States
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I've been coming to Fripp Island every year since 1975 when my dad found a small ad in a golf magazine (only way to find things then!). Now come with extended family and children. Fripp is quiet and laid back. That's why we like it. No stoplights, spotty internet but lots of lowcountry charm. Walk the beach, play tennis or...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Laura S
Peachtree City, Georgia
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Been through 6 East Coast Hurricanes. Never seen so many untouched houses and so many downed trees and debris lining every street. Sawgrass boardwalk (Foot/Bike path) gone. Sawgrass Crab Dock gone. Hunting Island fishing pier. Partially gone but closed until 2017. Been going to Fripp since 2012 and love it. It looks like it will be 6 to 8 months...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Rodney D
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We have been coming to Fripp Island for almost 20 years. Our children have many wonderful memories of coming to Fripp at different ages. Now all out of college and young professionals in their 20's, they still look forward to coming to Fripp. Truthfully, my opinion is Fripp Island summer programming is designed for much younger children and families, but...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank susanmE3748PI
Reviewed 10 October 2016

When my family started coming to Fripp over 30 years ago, it was magical. Not many people knew about it and it was mostly residential. There was a nice beach club and a few pools, and that was enough. Now the roads are clogged with golf carts and it is extremely "resort-y," full of rules like carrying your amenity cards...

 Report
Helpful?
4Thank Randa D
Tryon, North Carolina
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

You truly feel like you stepped into another world when crossing the bridge onto Fripp Island. Wildlife is so abundant. Mosquitos are quite abundant toward dusk. Have drivers license ready when approaching gate house.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank GuntherGingiMom
New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We had a family emergency arise and prevent us from going on our Fripp Island vacation. We called the management company within 30 days of our arrival in the hopes that they would be able to help us out. Please understand, their cancellation policy is no refund within 45 days. I know it is asking a lot for some flexibility...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank WebsterAve
Stratford, Connecticut
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Thirteen of us are staying in a large house with six bedrooms. Prenty of room for all. Great place for family vacations. This is are third visit and we definitely will be back again. Beach in the mornings and pool in the afternoons and golf in between.

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank robertmahmood

938 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (76)
Viewed
View from Room (4)
Viewed
Room/Suite (11)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (2)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (4)
Viewed
Other (54)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (830)
Viewed
1-Bedroom Ocean Cottage (87)
Viewed
4-Bedroom Lake House (170)
Viewed
4 Bedroom Ocean Front House (180)
Viewed
Amenities (219)
Viewed
Beach (19)
Viewed
Beach Club (17)
Viewed
Cabana Club (45)
Viewed
Dining (65)
Viewed
The Hotel (28)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (32)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (4)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (6)
Viewed
Other (19)
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Fripp Island
22.2 km away
The Beaufort Inn
The Beaufort Inn
#4 of 15 in Beaufort
1,145 reviews
12.9 km away
Quality Inn St. Helena
Quality Inn St. Helena
#1 of 1 in Saint Helena Island
97 reviews
22.1 km away
City Loft Hotel
City Loft Hotel
#1 of 15 in Beaufort
912 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
32.3 km away
Beach House, A Holiday Inn Resort
22.5 km away
The Rhett House Inn
The Rhett House Inn
#2 of 15 in Beaufort
987 reviews
29.9 km away
Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: $91 - $808 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 150
Also Known As:
Fripp Island Hotel Fripp Island
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Fripp Island Resort staff and other travellers.
10 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (10)

Questions? Get answers from Fripp Island Resort staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Not rating a hotel here. Just the current status of the island. It's a mess.”
Dataminor2, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Quarterdeck is very convenient to the Marina pool and a great place to watch the fireworks. Marsh view is stunning.”
VM7664, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“A wide variety of houses and condos for rent.”
johnmM754OI, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If just need an efficiency, the Sunsuite is perfect.”
Maci-Abbey, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Vacation somewhere else!”
Annabelle4595, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
5 of 5