cleanliness and physical characteristics of restrooms, including interior construction, adequate supplies/odor free, adequate number of facilities, exterior appearance and location in relation to park spaces, and interior appearance.
the park's setting and site layout, function and identification of signage, overall exterior building maintenance, noise, trash disposal, litter and debris around the grounds and sites, and appearance of grounds, sites and entrance area.
Read the reviews before making reservation at this camp ground. This was a very rude and run down atmosphere. Upon calling the receptions was cold and uninviting but I thought maybe it was just a bad day for the women on the phone....., nope on the day of the our arrival the reception was even worse. I called ahead because we were late arriving,7:15 pm. I was informed this would be a late check in and to call before we got off the highway. Upon arrival at 7:30, she was looking for the price sheet and and had written on the bill late check in. I reminded her that she had quoted me a price of $42 cash - $44 plastic, she informed me this was a HOLIDAY weekend, I question this because it was Wednesday and she informed me IT was the Hershey RV Show. My Husband confirmed the price she had quoited on speaker phone and eventually she charged Us $45.00 cash, which included the late check in fee of $3.00. I expressed my disappointment in this attitude by canceling our second night which we had planned to stay. She was without a doubt not surprised by this and didn't offer any response to the lose of revenue. If she didn't have such poor customer service she wouldn't have to up charge customers because she could have more business as well as repeat business.
This is not a place that Good Sam should want ANY association with and I shared my concerns with them as well.
NEVER AGAIN will I go there or make the mistake of not reading the reviews that other travelers have taken the time to write.
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sponse from Echo Valley Campground
2/14/2018 4:21:11 PM
We appreciate our customers and do accept late check-ins. Because we do have to return to the office or stay over we do charge an additional fee. Sorry that you were offended by this.
Good luck in all of your future camping adventures.
Echo Valley Campground, Inc
Reviews: 1 Helpful Reviews: 1
Date of Stay: May, 2017
The staff are very rude and the campground has no appeal. Our view was facing a garage. We would have been better off camping at home! The sites are very small and the good sites (if any) by the creek are all taken by seasonal campers. We only stayed the night and then packed up early and moved to the nearest state park! What are the requirements of a good Sam park.....thought it would have been better! I should have read the reviews on trip advisor before we went there! They are all true.
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A response from Echo Valley Campground
2/14/2018 4:26:48 PM
We have wonderful, 80 foot long pull-thru sites with a beautiful shower house very close by. In these sites we offer water, sewer, garbage, tv and WiFi. Most folks love the convenience of these very nice sites with easy in and out just one mile off of the interstate. The creek sites are back in sites and most folks don't care to back in for just a one night stay.
I'm sorry that you missed the beauty of this lovely campground but hope that all of your future camping is in totally pristine campgrounds.
Echo Valley Campground, Inc
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