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Orange Lake, Florida

Grand Lake RV & Golf Resort

Orange Lake, Florida



Orange Lake, Florida
Phone: (352) 591-3474

Sites: 409
Recent Rate: $40 3/2016

Latitude: 29.4108342994401
Longitude: -82.2001361846924

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping no
  • 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 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) ?
  • 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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67 Reviews

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JoeIII

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

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $40.00
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Well organized and spotless. Restaurant on site has excellent food at very reasonable prices. A bit off the beaten path, but quiet and worth getting to. We camped at Grand Lake RV & Golf Resort in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Gainesville is closest big city for shopping and exploring. University of Florida campus is gorgeous!

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User3588

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: February, 2016 - $25.00
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We signed in and paid for a month in advance. Our site was large and satisfactory. WiFi was just so-so, and wasn't available about half the time. The staff was business like. There was a restaurant on the site with good food fairly priced. An emergency at home forced us to leave after two weeks. They wouldn't give us even a partial rebate. This isn't right and is greedy . We camped at Grand Lake RV & Golf Resort in a Motorhome.

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jprisbe

Review Count: 14
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $19.00
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Very narrow roads. Sites close together. Low hanging branches scraped our motorhome roof. Big Rig accessible is an exaggeration... IMO. We showed up just before 4PM but someone decided to close the office early. No one there to tell us what site we had and no one posted it on the bulletin board. Had to call the SUN RV resort reservation office in Southfield, MI to get our site number. Had to call the café and ask if someone could give us the Wi-Fi password as well. With al the RV parks in FL, we won't be back. We camped at Grand Lake RV & Golf Resort in a Motorhome.

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PERRELLAS

Review Count: 63
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $34.00
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We enjoyed our two stays at this resort although we did have a few problems, none that were bad enough to cross this clean friendly park off our list. It is big rig friendly except after a downpour when the trees sag a bit. With careful inspection of your route in and out, it is possible to keep from scratching the sides and top. Hubby wasn't paying attention and on our way out the second stay, he scraped one of our sides. They could do a better job of trimming. When we arrived the first time, our site was occupied but another was available so we parked at an open space and stayed the night. Next morning we adjusted the paperwork. Not a problem. Some of their long term people do not pay attention to the directional arrows but they will go around if you stop. Our site was level, long enough for our 65 feet, cement, all hook-ups worked, the area was clean, well lit and well manicured, the neighbors were friendly, our hot spot worked fine. Both of our stays were only overnights going to and from Walt Disney World but I wouldn't mind being here for a few weeks next time through. We camped at Grand Lake RV & Golf Resort in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

We didn't explore but neighbors said grocery shopping was not far away and the freeway is not far from the resort.

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LvR

Review Count: 40
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $37.00
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We initially planned to stay one night at Grand Lake but ended up staying almost one week due to issues with our coach. The residents of the park are fabulous - we broke down right at the registration office when it was closed and the residents of the resort were really great in helping us to get emergency assistance and settled into the park. Grand Lake is a Sun RV Resort and the management practices of Sun as well as those of Grand Lake need improvement. Although we had registered for our stay, there was no information at the office for us or several other campers who came in behind us. Calls to the "manager on call" went unanswered. When the office is open, staff are helpful. The Resort is easy off I-75 with paved internal roads and concrete pads in the upper section of the resort. Roads and sites are narrow but we were able to navigate and level easily with our 44' MH. Although we did not tow our car through the resort, there were many campers who went through with the car attached. The lower section of the resort is grass and relatively level. We stayed in this section for 4 days of the 7 we were there. Utilities and water pressure good, internet good. We would stay here again. We camped at Grand Lake RV & Golf Resort in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

The Eagle Cafe on site is a great spot for a quick meal or lunch with great service and good food. Also, be alert when approaching the resort as the driving directions and the address differ a bit and it is easy to miss the entrance road, which is right next to the Jai-Alai.

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Every_Miles_A_Memory

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

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $30.00
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This park is very much a full service resort

You have the option of grass sites, or paved sites with nice wide concrete patios beside the paved parking pad

They offer everything...9 hole golf course, restaurant, bar, docks on Orange Lake, laundry, WiFi, dog park, etc

Fantastic place to stay, only a short drive over to Micanopy to do some antique shopping or Ocala if you want to visit the weekend Farmers Market. We camped at Grand Lake RV & Golf Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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Blue Ridge Traveler

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

Date of Stay: January, 2015 - $40.00
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Nice RV resort. Paved pull-through sites with nice length. Not much space between pull-through sites. Good hookups placed well for convenient hookup. Washing of RVs and vehicles is permitted, which is a plus for cleaning off the winter grit from drive south. Nice on-site eatery with nightly specials. Nice long driveway entrance. Park is well maintained. Only downside is distance to any real grocery store (approx. 17 miles). Pet friendly. Would definitely stay here again. We camped at Grand Lake RV & Golf Resort in a Motorhome.

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CNRUSA

Review Count: 18
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: January, 2015 - $33.00
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Grand Lake RV & Golf Resort is about 5-miles east of I-75 north of Ocala in Orange, so you have no Interstate traffic noise. We overnighted here and had a long pull-through site. The resort roads are paved asphalt, but very narrow. The sites are paved with concrete pads and asphalt drives to the pad. Previous reviewers mentioned low hanging tree branches, but we didn't have any problems. However, we did have a problem with the 50-amp power. One leg only had 108-volts and our portable energy management box prevented low-voltage damage to our RV. It was going to take time to fix the problem so the office moved us to another site. Picnic tables need updating. We would stay again if in the area. We camped at Grand Lake RV & Golf Resort in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Golfing right at the resort.

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tmiller505

Review Count: 38
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 16

Date of Stay: November, 2014 - $36.00
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This park was huge and in a very secluded area. The closest grocery store was 14 miles away. It felt safe and there were a lot of activities going on, but seemed mostly geared toward the full time residents than the transient travelers. We stayed for 3 days. People on their personal golf carts were buzzing around and maybe half of them were actually playing golf at the onsite 9-hole course. The landscaping seemed very overgrown. We actually had to move sites as the trees were scraping our 40ft RV. I saw many people maintaining their own sites, so not sure how this works with the spots that are not owned. Never saw any onsite maintenance going on. WiFi was an additional fee which we didn't do. By some miracle, we were able to get satellite as there were many large trees throughout the park. Weight/exercise room was very nice and plenty of machines in the laundry ($2 load for both wash/dry - seemed a bit high). Some of the interior roads were a bit tight and again overgrown trees scraping the V. We would probably look for another park if we ever came to this area again. We camped at Grand Lake RV & Golf Resort in a .

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chezhead

Review Count: 30
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: October, 2014 - $18.00
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Rate reflects Passport America discount. Trees need trimming very badly, as many branches hit our air conditioners while traveling on their roads. Pool is nice and it is a great spot for rallies with a very nice facility for events. We camped at Grand Lake RV & Golf Resort in a Motorhome.

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JimSC

Review Count: 97
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: April, 2014 - $33.00
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The park staff is very rude and not at all cooperative. Don't ask questions and don't complain. This just makes it worse. The amenities are ok. The 3 mile hiking trail is a joke and non-existent. The rate initially quoted for a week as a new person was much less when I called than when we showed up. Not very professional. I will not stay at this park again. We camped at Grand Lake RV & Golf Resort in a Motorhome.

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DIXIEDUALLY2013

Review Count: 35
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: February, 2014 - $23.00
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This park has a beautiful, long, paved entrance with nice landscaping. We had a very nice paved pull-through that was very level. The park has several nice amenities from fitness room to clubhouses to on-site restaurant. Excellent Wi-Fi but poor cable TV. A potential negative is the relatively long distances to get to good shopping. However, the people at this park are first rate. We camped at Grand Lake RV & Golf Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Bob and Inga

Review Count: 392
States Visited: 52
Helpful Reviews: 24

Date of Stay: January, 2014 - $27.00
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Paid group rate for a FHU, somewhat level, grass site. Site was very large and mostly level, but the sites do have uneven spots. But we had no problem leveling. Very nice Rally facilities. It is a common area so you get folks walking in on your group. Cable lineup is 11 channels. WiFi is $5 a day, $10 for 3 days, $15 per week, etc. We did not use it as our Verizon broadband was very good. The big downside here is the full time people in the park models that line this part of the park. To them, the grass sites is the dog walk and they walk (and drive golf carts) right thru occupied sites. Food was fair at best at the on site Eagles Nest. We camped at Grand Lake RV & Golf Resort in a Motorhome.

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Motorcycle Jack

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

Date of Stay: December, 2012 - $35.00
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The site are extremely large and long. If you like golfing then this is a great RV location for you. I don't golf but still enjoyed the beautiful weather. A few activities provided by the park, it needs to develop more. If you like restaurants the one on site is more than adequate but most others are 20 miles away in Ocala or Gainesville. I don't like their mail service - they collect it and put in open pigeon holes, often in the WRONG box. So I switched to GD at the local P.O. We camped at Grand Lake RV & Golf Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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lodger

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

Date of Stay: October, 2012 - $17.00
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We have been seasonal campers at Grand Lake Golf and RV Resort for 12 years. This resort is coming back to once again be a prime destination. The new owners are demonstrating commitment to bringing the park back to life. The previous owner let the park slide by lack of maintenance. There is now an extensive paving program going on. The decking on the clubhouse and store has been replaced. New shuffleboard courts have been added. There are new bocce ball courts. The tennis courts are being refinished. Attractive new fencing encloses the pump house, dumpster sites, and the sewage disposal plant. New pool tables have been purchased. Management is building a new kitchen for the restaurant which is due to open in November. Proper sand has been added to the bunkers on the golf course. The greens are being reseeded by professional caretakers. The swimming pool has a complete new tiled surround with all new furniture. We had been ready to seek another destination before the new owners took over. Impressed by the new owners commitment, we are ready for another 12 years here. We camped at Grand Lake RV & Golf Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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