Charlottesville KOA

3825 Red Hill Road

Charlottesville, VA 22903-9710

Reserve: 434-296-9881

Info: 434-296-9881

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Tent Reviews

Apr 13, 2015
We stayed 4 nights and used the location to visit crab tree falls for a hike, wineries and the UVA campus. We also relaxed at our camp sight and used the wifi to keep up on our work.
Apr 11, 2015
Did not feel safe, people were parking on the road and sneaking into campground.


I'm sorry you felt that way we've never seen nor heard from anyone of that happening. We're fairly off the beaten path and there is no where to park on 708 so it would take a rare occurrence for that to happen. We did have a guest in an RV site visiting a neighbor which could have been what you saw.
Apr 06, 2015
Not what I expected-in a good way
Apr 06, 2015
Apr 01, 2015
We have stayed here several times and love it! We are actually coming back this Friday!
Oct 28, 2014
Friendly staff, clean campground excellent experience.
Oct 27, 2014
Last two years there have been problems with noise/rowdiness after hours. Last year was worse, and the offending party was eventually dealt with. This year there was music until about 11pm from one site. Not too bad, but not in compliance with the quiet hours. I think staff should make a late trip through the tent sites to remind campers of the 10pm quiet time and what is/is not allowed.


Rounds were made at 10, 11, and 12 on the night of your stay. Unfortunately not all campers are respectful of our rules and aren't aware of others around them. They stopped at 11 because I told them to shut the music off and reminded them it was past quiet hours. They weren't as loud earlier at 10.
Oct 27, 2014
The staff was friendly and our reservation was ready when we arrived. Overall, the campground was well maintained, but the restroom looked as if it had not been cleaned for days and only one stall out of three had sufficient toilet paper.


The bathrooms are cleaned daily as posted.
Oct 14, 2014
Nice Campground. The store was good. Late check in went well. Great staff.
Oct 14, 2014
Great campground (or is that Kampground!). Friendly staff. Definitely going back!
Oct 13, 2014
Sites are small and there wasn't as much to do as other KOAs. Bathrooms were clean and showers were spacey
Oct 13, 2014
Everything was good for us at the campground with the exception of the men's bathroom which had a broken urinal the entire two days and, due to the flushing mechanism, often left waste in the toilets w/o several flushings. So much for water saving toilets.


The urinal is going to be removed when we close for the season, that is why it is covered up.
Oct 06, 2014
Oct 05, 2014
The host was very accommodating.I had a little snag in my plans, an they were very understanding. I enjoyed my stay very much, and would definitely stay here again.
Sep 22, 2014
This is our second trip to this KOA, and we really enjoyed round two. There will definitely be additional stays in our future.
Sep 16, 2014
Sep 15, 2014
Clean and well-maintained campground. Definitely not for primitive camping, but great for families and people who enjoy having all the amenities of home (showers, store, water pumps, etc.)
Sep 15, 2014
Sep 15, 2014
Sep 08, 2014
clean, well maintained campground, great pool!
Sep 08, 2014
Too noisy. Lots of kids screaming and waking everybody up
Sep 08, 2014
We enjoyed our stay very much. The bathrooms were very clean which is a plus in my book and the staff was friendly. I did feel a bit like everyone was cramped. I was so worried my kids would keep other families awake at night because we were so close. My kids were upset that the game room wasn't what they thought it would be. In other koa's, the hockey table would at least be free.


We're sorry you felt cramped. You came with a large group of 17 sites (RVs, Tents, and cabins) and asked to be as close together as possible so the only people you would have been disturbing were part of your group. We do not own the game machines, that is why there is a charge.
Sep 06, 2014
Great location! Close to the best visiting sites in the area.
Sep 02, 2014
We loved our site--very spacious and by the woods. The activities were a lot of fun, especially the ice cream social and pedal carts.
Sep 02, 2014
A couple thoughts...better ventilation in the Womens bathroom. It was extrememly stuffy with showers could hardly breathe/difficult to dress because it was hot/sticky. Needs a better air flow. The WiFi is lacking...we couldnt connect (because of all the trees in the tent area, I'm sure). Our site (69) was small. I was told theyre all same size but def not true.


All of our tent sites are different sizes but...the tent pad area of each site is 16x16, which is posted online when you make a reservation. Please plan accordingly.
Sep 01, 2014
We had a great stay (tent camping - water only site)! The staff were extremely helpful and pleasant, the sites and ammenities were clean and it's in a great location. I'm not sure about the complaints re: the pool from other reviewers. I didn't swim in it, but it looked great. They did say they are renovating the pool in the next year, too. I would highly recommend!
Aug 30, 2014
Our stay at the campground was good. The showers/bathrooms were excellent. Because it was a slow day, we got to select a campsite from 6 available ones. Our only issue is that a camper arrived on the grounds some time after the store closed and decided to camp in a spot right next to us. He kept us awake for some time, erecting his tent, inflating his mattress,and talking on his cell phone.
Aug 29, 2014
Aug 27, 2014
We had a great 2 night stay at the Charlottesville KOA! The staff was friendly and helpful, the convenience store was great for last minute items we had forgotten, and the bath facilities were clean. It's also not too far of a drive (~30 min) from James River Runners, which was what we planned for the weekend!
Aug 24, 2014
The weather was poor but the service was not. The store had needed items and didn't gouge prices. I even got a refund for 1 night because of the bad weather.
Aug 18, 2014
only downside is the restrooms were depleted of TP by Sunday morning.
Aug 11, 2014
Overall this KOA was very nice, bathrooms were clean and campground was well maintaned. Pool was great, old, but just like everything was well cared for. We were in a tent site. Only thing that could have made the cooking a bite more easier would have need a stand up charcoal grill at the site. It did have a grate that you cod use over the firepit but this got really annoying after a few times.
Aug 09, 2014
Aug 06, 2014
Great accommodations. Very nice site. Very much liked that I had a choice of site once I arrived. Very quiet and private. Clean bathrooms. Nice grounds.
Aug 05, 2014
Aug 05, 2014
Jul 30, 2014
Staff was very friendly. Bathrooms and showers were beautiful. I would go back to this campsite. Just for a weekend. The town of Charlottesville, not so much.
Jul 21, 2014
Go every year to this camp ground and LOVE it
Jul 21, 2014
Very helpful and friendly staff. Everything was clean, well-organized and easy to understand!
Jul 15, 2014
Had a great stay. Loved the tent campsite and we had a great time discovering the the wonderful city of Charlottesville. We will be back again. The only thing that would make a great campground better would be wi-fi access throughout the grounds. Thanks for a great stay.
Jul 14, 2014
Jul 13, 2014
We only stayed one night as we actually were testing to see how our dog behaved. The employees we interacted with were great. It was nice they had hand packed iced cream so we could have an ice cream cone before going in for the night. Since we were tenting, the campsite was good sized, had water and electricity. And, we had free WI-FI which was nice. Oh, and our dog passed the test!
Jul 07, 2014
Thanks for providing a clean, safe and quiet place for our family to camp while visiting Charlottesville, VA. We had a blast!
Jul 04, 2014
These where some of the cleanest restrooms and showers I have seen! The tent site was very level. The pea gravel wasn't that great though. It's not easy starting a fire or setting up while kneeling on gravel.
Jun 30, 2014
The whole experience at KOA ~ Charlottesville was incredible ! From initial contact until the time we left. They switched up our site to be near others in our group with one days notice, and it was painless! The grounds were clean and the bathrooms/showers were immaculate. This was my first stay at a KOA, bit thanks to the staff and the experience, it won't be my last! Thanks again!!


We always try to accommodate a request as best we can. It's not always possible...but we do what we can. We're glad you enjoyed your stay, come back soon!
Jun 29, 2014
very clean site and very kind staff. I've experienced the wonderful camping memory
Jun 20, 2014
Jun 09, 2014
Great tent sites. Clean bathrooms. Personable staff.
Jun 07, 2014
Jun 02, 2014
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