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Cedar Key, Florida

Sunset Isle RV Park / Motel

Cedar Key, Florida



Cedar Key, Florida
Phone: (352) 543-5375

Sites: 53
Recent Rate: $38 3/2016

Latitude: 29.1547379473277
Longitude: -83.0304193496704

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $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 yes
  • $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 yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem yes
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-ocean Waterfront Waterfront yes-ocean
  • 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) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

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42 Reviews

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camper19709

Review Count: 18
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $38.00
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Friendly staff. Café on site. No extra space. First impression was that the place is like packed sardines. But, the campground is minutes(almost walking distance) from downtown. Jimmy Buffet-style bar next door called The TiKi Bar. Everyone was nice and there were group activities like pot lucks and live music around the campground bonfire. Beautiful sunsets. We camped at Sunset Isle RV Park / Motel in a Motorhome.

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Parking for you toad or tow vehicle can be limited. A beautiful quirky place that I would go to again.

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ranchoddellago

Review Count: 18
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $45.00
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This small RV park is in need of attention. I think the internet pictures represent another era. The sites are very small and close to each other. Slides are about 3-4' apart from your neighbor. The power and water are fine, however bring 30' or more of sewer hose to attach to the system. The sites are muddy (in the rain) and uneven. Most of the buildings are rotted and in need of maintenance. This is a perfect location for a small trailer or motorhome. There is no beach, only mangroves growing and obscuring your view of the water. We will not stay here again. We camped at Sunset Isle RV Park / Motel in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

The town of Cedar Key is much like this park. It is old and unkept. The buildings are falling apart. The restaurants are closing and the prices for those still open are too high for what you get. This was likely a great location 10-15 years ago.

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andrew rogers

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $45.00
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We had a key view and lovely sunset. Rained on our second day, but stayed dry long enough to visit the town. Quaint, quirky campground with lots of interesting features. Individual restrooms & showers. Lots of wildlife. Lovely relaxing place, very friendly campers. We camped at Sunset Isle RV Park / Motel in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Cedar Key - famous as location for 'Easy Rider' - short bikeride/walk into. Lots of restaurants & bars. Hippy vibe. Lovely

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Every_Miles_A_Memory

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $48.00
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Great place to stay while visiting Cedar Key. Very affordable restaurant onsite that is open for breakfast and lunch.

Waterfront sites back up to the estuary where you can sit for hours watching the change in tides which also means the change in birds with each hour. We were able to capture dozens of top notch photos of various birds right from our campsite

Sunsets here are magical and this campground is within walking distance to the Tiki Bar that is at the Low-Key Hideaway, just a few hundred yards down the road. A sure to see attraction. We camped at Sunset Isle RV Park / Motel in a Travel Trailer.

Tips for other Campers:

Be sure and check out Tony's Clam Chowder while in Cedar Key. Visit the Historical Museum on 2nd Street and take a boat tour with Tidewater Tours.

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Yeager

Review Count: 129
States Visited: 37
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $45.00
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This park has all the necessary facilities including a restaurant and waterfront. However the sites are very tight and disorganized in arrangement, and should your windows line up, one can hear conversation, etc. It is the closest walking distance to the historic town. If a visitor is not from coastal Florida, a warning should be given in regard to the tiny biting "no-seeums". The proximity to mangroves make these a real nuisance if there is no breeze. Downtown there are several great craft shops and an historic hotel. We camped at Sunset Isle RV Park / Motel in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Tony's had great clam chowder.

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PatSch

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: February, 2015 - $40.00
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Step back in time! We had to do the Cedar Key shuffle to get more than 4 nights. First site was a back-in and there was not much space, but it was quiet. We had to move to a pull through which was right next to the Club House. Many dogs and no privacy at that site. Many repeat customers and they had their own community. Open fire pit fire going all the time plus a fire in the fireplace inside the Club house. Bluegrass music heard around the campground. On-site restaurant and homemade fudge available. No dog park and some dogs off-leash. Restrooms were clean, but no hot water one night and there are only 3. Sunsets were spectacular, but you have to walk through sites to get to the docks. Park designed for smaller RV's. We camped at Sunset Isle RV Park / Motel in a Travel Trailer.

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Walking distance to town and public beach area. Cemetery was the best place to go for the dog to get some exercise. Town was quaint. It was like stepping back in time. Local grocery store had just about anything you could want. Closest town about 25 miles away, but had a great produce stand.

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J and J and Bella

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: September, 2014 - $35.00
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Nice walking distance to town and there is a sidewalk for most of the way. Sites are packed close together. Beautiful sunsets from the several docks around the campground. We camped at Sunset Isle RV Park / Motel in a Motorhome.

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SerenityRVing

Review Count: 38
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $39.00
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Very nice, laid back park. Good water pressure, 50 amp electric didn't fluctuate (and it was warm so lots of A/C running in the park and Wi-Fi was strong. Sites were a bit tight, but not really bad. Very friendly and helpful staff. Restaurant right on property for breakfast and lunch. Didn't check out the laundry. Lots of dogs with no special walking area. People were friendly and, for the most part, picked up after their dogs. Close to town with restaurants and shops. Relaxed time. We would come back. We camped at Sunset Isle RV Park / Motel in a Motorhome.

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H42 Sailing

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2014 - $37.00
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Cramped park, but nice hosts. We met some really nice folks here. They have a great store with baked goods. There area some great sites right on the inland waterway. We had an issue with the MH and had to leave, no refund, but this is pretty standard. Pet friendly and real close to town, worth a stay. We camped at Sunset Isle RV Park / Motel in a Motorhome.

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User3367

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: February, 2014 - $33.00
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This park is absolutely on our "must return" list. The sites provided high quality full services(water, elect., sewer), WiFi signals were strong with good throughput. Best of all was the atmosphere. Very friendly staff, and on-site owners who clearly cared about us and their campground. You can see that the are putting money back into the grounds. There were organized music jams during the week, which was much fun. My wife and I like to play bluegrass, and we had a great time sharing and learning from the other musicians there. The jams were always well attended by the other campers and the friendly interactions amongst everyone made for much delight. The campground is very pet friendly. I think the dog population in the campground nearly squalled the human. Cedar Key is just a couple miles down the road and has some pretty cool spots to hang out or to shop. We camped at Sunset Isle RV Park / Motel in a Motorhome.

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Dr. Moreau

Review Count: 48
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: January, 2014 - $48.00
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We stayed here for five days in January. We had specifically come out to visit other RVers who were staying and recommended it. We really enjoyed our time in Cedar Key, and this RV campground had some good and some bad. The RV campground is older and its layout was probably carved by organic growth, rather than preplanned out. Driving our 36' RV around the RV campground was difficult and, for the first time ever, I had to ask someone to move their car so I could park in the spot. The flip side is everyone is very friendly, they have an onsite restaurant, and oh yeah... beautiful waterfront sunset views. The family would head to a dock and enjoy some time watching the sun go down every day. During the morning dog walk, I would stop to enjoy the beautiful nature that surrounds the RV campground. This RV park had water, sewer, electric, and cable hookups. There was a laundry room, which was clean and had some newer machines. The Wi-Fi was good but not always reliable. I was disappointed to find there was no playground nor dedicated dog walk. When we did leave, I found it hard to leave. The town and the RV campground were very laid back. I never once felt stressed out during my stay. Since Cedar Key is at the end of the road, there was no road traffic or noise. Would I recommend this park? Absolutely. Would we come back? We are debating returning to Cedar Key in a month, but we will absolutely come back. We camped at Sunset Isle RV Park / Motel in a Motorhome.

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ggimlick

Review Count: 8
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: January, 2014 - $33.00
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This park is very crowded and sites are close together. The reviewer who said it appeared the layout was determined by the natural layout of the land was absolutely spot on. Lots of low hanging trees, but if you follow the instructions the office gives you, you can maneuver through without issues. Many long term residents of the park and many of them have trashed up the place. Dog pens in the yards and dogs let off leash. Owners not picking up after their dogs leaves piles of crap for you to watch out for. The staff was friendly and helpful. The park is close to town. Fires are allowed and the campers are so close together it becomes a smoke problem. You don't dare open a window. There is a community fire pit also that seems to smolder all day long. I wouldn't not stay here again. The park clearly had a following though and I'm glad they like it, that's why Baskin Robbins makes so many flavors. We camped at Sunset Isle RV Park / Motel in a Motorhome.

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meltar

Review Count: 8
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: December, 2013 - $20.00
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This is the RV park to go to if you enjoy community activities, art, and bluegrass music. Though the sites were small, the park was well laid out. There's a resident artist there who makes everything look so relaxed and inviting. While we were there, there were several talented seasonal resident musicians who loved to get together Thurs, Fri, and Sat evenings to play blue grass and country music. There were weekly potlucks and Poker-Walks. All this really brought me out of my shell. Downtown Cedar Key is a mile walk down the road. If you go, make sure to stop at Kona Joe's and Away From The World Cafe. Both places are relaxing and serve great coffee. We stayed for a whole month and the daily rate came out to $20, which is not unreasonable. And the name Sunset Isle is very fitting. You have not seen a sunset until you've seen it at Sunset Isle RV Park. We will be back. We camped at Sunset Isle RV Park / Motel in a Fifth Wheel.

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Mike and Darcy

Review Count: 39
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $17.00
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This is a nice campground, friendly staff, very accommodating. They have a little grill/restaurant on the property. They want you to make reservations and pay for your entire stay upfront.....We payed the monthly rate and stayed 1 month. They have a laundry with 2 washers and 2 dryers. They have some nice sites here, however they have some sites on the water that are only about 15 feet wide. If we came back here we would ask for site 46. It's not on the water, but is much larger with some shade trees. The little town is a very quaint little fishing village with several decent restaurants, and it's only 1.3 miles away. You can ride your bikes or even walk if you'd care to. They have a liquor store and market, however, to do bigger shopping you have to go 25 miles into Chiefton. The place isn't actually on the ocean or Gulf of Mexico, it's on a bay so there's not a beach or any waves. There is a beautiful sunset view. We camped at Sunset Isle RV Park / Motel in a Fifth Wheel.

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corn

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2013 - $28.00
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Very nice staff and fellow campers. The campsites were a little too close for our taste. Within walking distance to Cedar Key restaurants. Very quiet at night. Reasonable rates. They have a grill for breakfast and lunch. There was a free blue grass band on Friday night which was quite enjoyable. We camped at Sunset Isle RV Park / Motel in a Motorhome.

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