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Fort Myers, Florida

Shady Acres RV & Camping Park

Fort Myers, Florida



Fort Myers, Florida
Phone: (239) 267-8448

Sites: 250
Recent Rate: $38 3/2015

Latitude: 26.4593745316512
Longitude: -81.826896071434

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • 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 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 yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-lake Waterfront Waterfront yes-lake
  • 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

Ratings overview

48 Reviews

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

Date of Stay: March, 2015 - $38.00
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The road into park was much worse than many dirt roads I have used while hunting. Have used park for 3 years, and it has gotten worse annually. Placed on inadequate location in old section with required 50a mp hookups. Sewer hookup higher than outlet on motorhome. Location tight for 42'. After a one-hour wait and 3 trips to office found manager making a personal call.

She arrived and in 15 seconds said space next to us would not be used. Upon arrival stayed for 30 days. Power not only on our spot but also on whole street kept going out. Park employee tried to identify problem without success. Did get electrical contractor for repairs; did fix some issues but we still had disruptions. Inexperienced manager kept saying it was our unit.

Manager very condescending to guests much older. She had no idea what was happening in her park. We along with others will not return next year. I would not recommend this park to anyone.

The newer section didn't seem to have problems. We camped at Shady Acres RV & Camping Park in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Plenty of shopping near by, golf groups play each Monday. They are put together by long staying guests. Everglades are near by.

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jasper0803

Review Count: 11
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: February, 2015 - $45.00
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Washing machines and dryers out of order more than working, always waiting for parts(since November). Barking dogs are a big problem and no one enforces rules about anything. Tenters have been thrown out after 3 or 4 incidents only, some get to stay regardless! People are friendly and many long term visitors. Management is absent and local manager is very inexperienced. We camped at Shady Acres RV & Camping Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Boyds nest

Review Count: 17
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: February, 2015 - $35.00
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Generally a very nice RV park. Our site was not adequate for the size of our RV. The showers and restrooms were clean and well maintained. WiFi service was good, but you pay for it. Area around the lake deck was was trashy and the pool area is way to small for the number of people that use it. Get there at 8:00 am to get a lounge chair. Lots of organized activities. We camped at Shady Acres RV & Camping Park in a Travel Trailer.

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GlennLever

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

Date of Stay: November, 2014 - $43.00
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We made our reservation two days in advance, stated out length (69 feet with trailer) were told we would have to disconnect and pay storage. We were called back by the park and told they had one spot that would take out length. Arrived and park manager was very rude, made us disconnect and pay storage. Later learned our spot had been given away earlier in the day. Brochure and web site depict park in a very good light. Offices and entrances look like the pictures, but the park is not so nice. Very close quarters, even for just our 39 foot coach length. We camped at Shady Acres RV & Camping Park in a Motorhome.

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James Harris

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2014 - $35.00
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Nice campground in busy area. Good shopping and dining nearby. Park was a bit tight but well maintained. Office staff friendly and helpful. Restrooms were good. We camped at Shady Acres RV & Camping Park in a Motorhome.

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Mark D

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: February, 2014 - $37.00
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Basic spot with concrete porch. RV rests on grass. Spaces tight, so getting in with all adjacent spots occupied was tough without getting people to move (which all the neighbors did, friendly). Patient assistance provided for parking. Park club house and pool seem upgraded, but the actual park needs some maintenance (electric drops and driveways). Road between 41 and park entrance is narrow and rough. Far enough off Hwy 41 to be quiet. Internet was free, but hung a lot and bandwidth was rocky. Rate reflects a Good Sam discount. We camped at Shady Acres RV & Camping Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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jasper0803

Review Count: 11
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: February, 2014 - $40.00
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Shady Acres in Fort Myers is well maintained, however there are far too many dogs allowed. Some units have 3 or more dogs and some bark continually. People are using the extended leashes and allowing the dogs to walk on other folk's property and do their business. The pool is far too small for the size of the park and rules are not being enforced for the amount of people allowed in the pool at the same time. I find it hard to give this park a high rating because of these issues. We camped at Shady Acres RV & Camping Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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paylor

Review Count: 70
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: January, 2014 - $35.00
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The park is clean. The management is nice. I couldn't give it high marks for two reasons. 1. The internet was non-existant. The only time I was able to use it was 5:00 am and then very briefly. Not a problem for me since I have wireless but if you rely on it you will be disappointed. 2. There appears to be large noisy groups that overwhelm some sites. Mostly they observe the quiet hours after 10:00 pm. But we did not have a quiet restful time when we were there. This isn't management's fault but it appeared to be a fact of life while we were there. We camped at Shady Acres RV & Camping Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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tradewinds40c

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: January, 2014 - $30.00
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Site is just OK. Park on grass and the access is tight for a 40' motorhome. However they do assist you in and out of your space. Very disappointed in the Wi-Fi, actually the Internet service. They use TengoInternet. The Wi-Fi was strong and the connection to it was fine, but there was no connection to the Internet most of the time. The provider seems to have a problem. People are nice at the office and in the camp grounds. No, I would not stay here again. I'd pay more and get more elsewhere. We camped at Shady Acres RV & Camping Park in a Motorhome.

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Jimnkarens

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: November, 2013 - $22.00
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We loved this place. Quiet. Friendly. Heated pool. Well off the main highway. Nice layout. We would definitely go back here. We camped at Shady Acres RV & Camping Park in a Motorhome.

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Porkchopfatboy

Review Count: 51
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: March, 2013 - $38.00
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Older, well maintained campground with fairly tight full hook-up sites containing a very nice concrete pad & picnic table. Campground offers on site restaurant, pool, shuffle board, horse shoes and many planned activities. Bath house was very clean and updated. There are many full-time and seasonal residents who have created a family community feeling. Wif-F was difficult to use & connect to. We enjoyed our week long stay and would return again. Nothing fancy, just comfortable! We camped at Shady Acres RV & Camping Park in a Motorhome.

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Cookie and Charlie

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

Date of Stay: February, 2013 - $35.00
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We paid for a large lot and were packed in like sardines. My neighbor's awning was 2' from my slide. In addition, they advertised internet, but it didn't work. I noticed that most of the sites were tight. In addition, they have a "No refunds for early departures" policy. So unless you want to loose your money, you are stuck in a bad situation. We camped at Shady Acres RV & Camping Park in a Motorhome.

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pandcallen

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: February, 2013 - $35.00
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Spaces in main park are somewhat tight and short, but plenty of room in the newer area. On site cafe, lots of activities going on daily, quite a few fulltime residents, everyone friendly, nice pond with unfriendly ducks, pet friendly. If we returned would definitely ask for the newer section. Rate reflects weekly less 10% Good Sam discount. We camped at Shady Acres RV & Camping Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Kasey11

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: February, 2013 - $38.00
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We only stayed 4 nights so the long term residents were friendly but reserved. The sites were small with limited parking on site. Remote parking seemed to be available. Wi-Fi was difficult to use and slow. Very pet friendly with good walking areas. The staff was very helpful and friendly. The camp is older but adequately maintained. It is close to Sanibel (30 min), shopping, and dining. A hard place to beat for the price. We would return again. We camped at Shady Acres RV & Camping Park in a Travel Trailer.

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msch

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: January, 2013 - $39.00
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Our spot was so small we could barely get our slides out. My husband had to step over the little fence around the guys lot next to us to plug in our electricity. The picnic table was so close to the sewer hookup for the spot next to us on the other side we couldn't eat outside. We were told if we damaged their cement pad in any way we would be charged for it. The roads were so tight and narrow. They put yard lights and signs at the edge of the roads which made the roads even smaller. Staff at check in were very nice but it did not make up for the spot they put us in. We camped at Shady Acres RV & Camping Park in a Motorhome.

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