Sun City, Arizona

Paradise RV Resort (55+ Resort)

Sun City, Arizona



Sun City, Arizona
Phone: (877) 570-2267

Sites: 144
Recent Rate: $18 5/2015

Latitude: 33.6526729650744
Longitude: -112.295186519623

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping no
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly no
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) no
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room yes
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities yes
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp no
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking no
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

Ratings overview

25 Reviews

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07pacearrow

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

This is primarily a park model resort that has rv sites intermittently spread around it...in between the permanent homes. The sites are level, concrete, and very spacious...but no picnic tables.

The office staff are very pleasant. The amenities are wonderful. Very clean, large laundry room. Beautiful pool. Just about every store imaginable within a 10 min drive. You won't have the usual "RV park ambience", but for a brief stay its great. We camped at Paradise RV Resort (55+ Resort) in a Motorhome.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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KAP99

Review Count: 36
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is modern and well maintained and has an abundance of great services and activities. The common areas are beautiful, and there is lots to do. The customer service was extremely friendly and professional. The park caters mostly to winter residents in park models, so there was no wifi, even for sale. The spots for temporary visitors are nothing special, just a big lot. However, the parking is horrendous. Whoever designed the spaces has never tried to back an RV. All sites are a 90 degree backin off a very narrow lane, with park models on the other side of the lane, built nearly to the edge of their lots. Then, each site has a concrete "patio," not very useful as a patio, really, but they require you to be exactly adjacent to it when you park. This complicates the parking even more. On some spots, I noticed they had put light poles and trees in front of the sites, cutting down on parking options even further. A very nice employee helped me to park, and it took the two of us about 20 minutes (him in the blazing sun!) to accomplish it. But as horrible as it was getting in there, that was the only negative to an otherwise beautiful resort. We camped at Paradise RV Resort (55+ Resort) in a Travel Trailer.

Tips for other Campers:

Sun City is a great area with lots of services.

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      Cleanliness

Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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John WD Smith

Review Count: 60
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: March, 2014 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Great park with so many activities. Very friendly staff and long time owners make you feel so at home. Lots of room and wonderfully cared for grounds. Two small negatives : slow internet and only by the pool. Laundry is very expensive. We camped at Paradise RV Resort (55+ Resort) in a Fifth Wheel.

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3TexasRats

Review Count: 23
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: October, 2013 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

Passport America was accepted. Lots of park model homes and several rv sites throughout park. Very friendly folks at front desk. Back area was pet friendly. Several stores and eating areas within 2 miles. Would defiantly go back. We camped at Paradise RV Resort (55+ Resort) in a Motorhome.

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LoneWolf

Review Count: 55
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: October, 2013 - $23.00
Overall Rating:      

PA rate plus $3 Resort fee. Since one does not have a choice about paying this fee, it should be a part of the regular rate. Staff was friendly. Escort was expert in backing-into-site assistance. Sand sites level and wide, but rain makes sand sticky and annoying (probably not often a problem in Phoenix). No special dog walking area, but have to stay in pet area of park. Lack of wireless at RV sites, not waterfront and Resort fee merits lower rating. Would stay again because of PA rate. We camped at Paradise RV Resort (55+ Resort) in a Fifth Wheel.

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R&S

Review Count: 122
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

Not a typical campground and your site will be between or near to park models. 90% of the park is park models. The park staff was super friendly, we appreciated escort to the site and our rate was Passport America in summer. Park was mostly empty due to time of year, but is very large and probably very busy when it gets cooler. Lots of perks like a beautiful pool, jacuzzi, library, huge laundry, gym, access to an on-site computer, church service on Sunday...all which were available even in off-season. Sites did not appear to be shaded and the hookups were way at the back of the site, so we needed extra sewer hose to reach. Great deal for the rate, and we would return. We camped at Paradise RV Resort (55+ Resort) in a Travel Trailer.

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run2

Review Count: 133
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: May, 2013 - $19.00
Overall Rating:      

We made reservations by phone with a super nice lady. Check-in was very quick and efficient when we arrived. The park is clean and very well maintained as well as being quiet which may be due to the off-season starting. Our price was with a PA discount and is a good value. The sites are adequate in size but the electric was at the extreme rear of the site so some rigs may need an extension to reach the electric pedestal. Our rating is determined by no Wi-Fi, no cable and all back in sites, which are long enough and wide enough for any rig, but the streets are very narrow which makes turning radius and backing into sites with big rigs somewhat difficult. The site escort was very helpful in backing in. Our GPS took us on a scenic tour and when we called the office because we could not locate the park, they recommended using Peoria AZ instead of Sun City. Presto, the GPS found the park with no problem. We camped at Paradise RV Resort (55+ Resort) in a Motorhome.

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noelbob

Review Count: 32
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: November, 2012 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

Very unusual experience. A beautifully maintained and managed 55+ resort. A lot of "permanent" snow-bird mobile homes. Immaculate grounds, pool and hot tub. Activities galore...we had time for none of them. Rate reflects an Encore "weekly special" rate. Very generous paved roads and gravel site with concrete patio pads. No cable or Wi-Fi. Verizon service was 4 of 5 bars. We would definitely return. We camped at Paradise RV Resort (55+ Resort) in a Fifth Wheel.

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Don Self

Review Count: 15
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: August, 2012 - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

I have a feeling this place is really busy in the winter, but in August: we were almost alone. It's a huge park. Plenty of level spaces, and the gate guard was super friendly and helpful. Very clean laundry and they have a pet only area. So that if you have pets, they park you in one section devoted to pets. Bunnies everywhere and our little dog loved barking at them. Caution on the water. When you first turn it on, let it run for 1 minute before hooking up to your filter or rig. Some of the spaces may go empty for months, building up dust, so let them run till clear. We will return to this site when returning to Phoenix area: as it was super clean and secure. We camped at Paradise RV Resort (55+ Resort) in a Travel Trailer.

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Dan M

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2012 - $58.00
Overall Rating:      

Okay place to spend a couple of days while we got the rig ready for travel, but it is not a place I would stay for long. Too much like a trailer park. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Facilities we saw were clean. Security guys are everywhere - felt very safe here. Not much in the area, at least nothing you can walk to. A car or truck is a must. We camped at Paradise RV Resort (55+ Resort) in a Motorhome.

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GburyTraveler

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2012 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice park, mostly permanent units for winter owner/residents. Would have rated higher but had no pull throughs, no cable and no Wi-Fi available at site 1515. Had good TV reception through TV antenna. We would stay here again. Rate was with Good Sam discount. We camped at Paradise RV Resort (55+ Resort) in a Fifth Wheel.

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P Kirby

Review Count: 8
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2011 - $7.00
Overall Rating:      

Stayed for thirty days on a Thousand Trails special of $199.00 plus electric. A great 55+ resort with many activities. There is also a diner on site open for breakfast and lunch during the week, it is closed on weekends. Great office staff and there is 24 hour security. The resort has a separate pet area for animal lovers. You don't have to listen to barking dogs if you don't want to. There is much to do in the surrounding area. I would stay at this resort again. We camped at Paradise RV Resort (55+ Resort) in a Motorhome.

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waikoloakid

Review Count: 16
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: November, 2010 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a first class senior rv resort great location to be in the Sun City area. We stayed here a week on a Thousand trail special $99 plus resort fee and tax was $132 for the week. Great deal we will stay here again on our way through this area. We camped at Paradise RV Resort (55+ Resort) in a Motorhome.

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LittleHouseOnTheRoadie

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2010 - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

Our next door neighbors had a very noisy heater than went on every six minutes and kept us awake at night. It was so loud we thought it was a generator at first. When we asked to be changed to another site, they put us right next to the main road, with lots of constant traffic and noise. We tried pulling in head first so our beds would be farther from the road and a security guy came by and made us turn it around. What difference does it make which way you face? There were two permanent trailers on both sides of us. We then tried moving to the other side of the concrete slab and again he told us we'd have to move. We asked for a refund and left to drive around all afternoon and evening to try to find another campground. We ended up having to sleep in the Cracker Barrel parking lot that night. We also did not like their laundry room and feel it is a rip-off. The have very small, shallow washers that are over-priced and do NOT take quarters. You have to pay $2.00 for a card and keep adding money to it. They do not have a change machine to give you smaller bills and you never use the exact amount you've put on the card, so you end up losing money. We usually only do two or three loads and this time we ended up having to do six loads! For $50/night they don't even have cable TV and in order to use their Wi-Fi, you have to take your computer and go over near the office, which is not convenient. They offer activities for which we paid (in the price)and didn't need or use a single one. We just wanted a site with hook-ups, and cable TV would have been nice for that price. We will never stay here again and do not recommend it. We camped at Paradise RV Resort (55+ Resort) in a Motorhome.

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Peter L

Review Count: 52
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: February, 2009 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

This was our second visit to this park/resort, and not much has changed from last year other than the cable TV service once offered at no charge has now been disconnected and you must either have a satellite dish on you rig or use your TV antenna to get a few fuzzy local channels. The people who work at the front desk are very friendly, capable and helpful. There is much to do at this retirement snowbird resort if desired and the MLB pre-season baseball stadium in Peoria is just a few miles away. Laundry payment is done with a pre-paid card with no refunds which seems to be popular these days. It takes some planning but worked out well and we did not leave any money on the card this year as we did last year. While it has been noted that the hard packed sandy and sparsely appointed RV spaces are scattered among the park model homes, the setting is unique and not at all like most RV parks that takes some effort to get used to. We like its uniqueness and again plan to stay there for a few weeks next winter. We camped at Paradise RV Resort (55+ Resort) in a Motorhome.

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