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Holiday Inn Express Crystal River

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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

It's just few minutes driving distance from restaurants and companies that organize manatees snorkeling tours, btw seems to be bias towards river ventures, which I would not recommend. It is clean and quiet, great for families

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hiexpresscr1, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

FAVAR21, thank you for staying with us while you were swimming with the Manatees. I am concerned to hear that you would not recommend River Adventures as that is one of many Dive Companies in the Crystal River area that we work with. We hope to see you the next time your are in the area.

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Good location, clean and quiet. They staff went out of their way to be friendly and accommodating. They were quick to give us a late check out So we could clean up after an early morning kayak trip. The only negative were the beds in our room. They were terribly uncomfortable and seemed worn out.

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hiexpresscr1, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

NatParkTrvlr, we appreciate your kind comments and am concerned about the beds. We will follow up on this. I am glad that you were able to come back to the Hotel and clean up before leaving. we all hope to see you the next time you are in the Crystal River area.

Plattsburgh, New York
Reviewed 27 January 2017

I had never stayed at a Holiday Inn Express before, usually pick Hamptons. Anyway, this hotel is clean and new looking, large rooms, helpful staff. We were booked on a 6 a.m. manatee snorkel tour, and since the breakfast starts at 6, I inquired if there would be anything out before 6 and the front desk person said there would...

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hiexpresscr1, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

DWDtrip, we are glad you chose the Holiday Inn Express while you in Crystal River. The Manatee Tours are very popular and now is the best time to go out and swim with them. We are happy that you had time to enjoy them and come back to the Hotel to freshen up. It is our goal to ensure you...

Emmaus, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

This hotel is fairly new so everything is in great shape. The rooms are clean, beds are comfortable and everything works fine. The Internet is a little slow at only 3M. The service is friendly and the free breakfast was just what we needed.

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hiexpresscr1, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

Terry T, thank you for your visit and the feedback on the Internet service. We just completed our service upgrade and hopefully the next time you visit you will see an improvement. We appreciate the comments and we have been open in the Crystal river area for 7 years. I am glad you were able to enjoy the Express Start...

Southern Maryland
Reviewed 17 January 2017

My family and I came to this area to look for a house for our future. We stayed here for three nights. This hotel is very close to lots of things to do. It is a really clean hotel. They have free breakfast at 6am every morning. It's not a huge breakfast but they had a good selection compared to...

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hiexpresscr1, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

misskar2, thank you for the comments and welcome to the area. Crystal river has a lot to offer and I hope you were able to go to the Manatee Festival. It is our yearly event that attracts a lot of visitors and locals alike to the area. we look forward to your next visit and hopefully are able to find...

Washington, DC
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This hotel is a gem. Rooms are very clean and well furnished, beds are very nice, and the facility and staff are top notch. There's a small outdoor pool and a business center, along with the breakfast area. For the price, hard to see how one could do better; it would be a place I'd be happy to stay at...

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hiexpresscr1, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

JK4321, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for the kind words. We will look forward to next time you are fin the Crystal River area.

Westerly, Rhode Island
Reviewed 11 January 2017

This is the second time we have visited this Hotel before a Manatee experience. It was even better than the first time ! Great service, great rooms, and the breakfast is ready early (before 6:00 AM) for those of us going to see the Manatees. I highly recommend this hotel if you are going to see the Manatees

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hiexpresscr1, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

TimH1964, We are always glad to see our returning guests. We hope you were able to see and swim with our famous Manatees in the area. I will pass on the compliments to our staff. They are very proud of the service they provide. We all hope to see you next time you are in the Crystal River area.

pgh,pa
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I booked this hotel because we had an early swim with the manatees and it worked very well. Our swim was for 6:30AM and the front desk staff was super nice to let us check out later than normal. The location was about 5 minutes from our swim. The breakfast was adequate and began at 6am, so we actually could...

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hiexpresscr1, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

rbross50, We are happy that you had an enjoyable stay with us and were able to go swimming with the Manatees. I hope you will let us know when you are planning your next trip to the area and look forward in seeing you again. Thank you.

Plantation, Florida
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This hotel is in a great location. When we arrived to check in we were greeted with 'welcome back'. This time we did not stay in the 2 bedroom suite and really miss the jetted tub. The room was comfortable and quiet. Breakfast was ok with many choices and the staff were very polite.

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hiexpresscr1, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

SlynnS01, we always love to see our guest return to stay with us and yes the jetted tub in our suite is very relaxing. Thank you for kind words and we look forward to the next time you are in the area.

Oakland, California
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I arrived at this hotel at 2:30 AM and the staff was pleasant and welcoming. The hotel has the same layout as several other Holiday Inn Expresses I have stayed at- clean, well-organized. Everyone here was as nice as they could be.

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hiexpresscr1, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

klrklr, I am pleased to hear you had an enjoyable stay with us and will pass on your kind compliments to our staff. Hopefully the next time you stay with us you will be able to arrive a little early and have some time to relax.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Crystal River s Newest Hotel for Business, Leisure and Eco-Travelers Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Crystal River! Our modern, green friendly and smoke free hotel is located in the charming city of Crystal River, FL. Near the intersection of Hwy 19 and Hwy 44, the hotel is located East of Inverness, FL, North of Tampa, FL and West of Orlando, FL.Situated in Citrus County, Crystal River is a nature lover's dream and best known for having the world's highest concentration of manatees visiting the area's spring fed waters. The hotel is close to the Nature Coast s beautiful Eco-attractions that offer canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hiking or trail riding all available at Crystal River Preserve State Park. Visitors can take advantage of swimming, snorkeling or diving with manatees in Kings Springs or relaxing on Ft. Island Gulf Beach. The hotel is minutes from Progress Energy Nuclear Power Plant, Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center, Citrus Memorial Hospital and Simon Crystal River Mall. Enjoy premium amenities during your stay with us. Families will enjoy our spacious double king guest rooms with their choice of color theme. Business travelers can utilize our Crystal Meeting Room equipped with audio/visual equipment, accommodating up to 66 people. Be sure to check Crystal River, FL off of your list of the 1000 Places To See Before You Die. Our staff will make you feel so special, you won t want to leave! ... more   less 

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Address: 1203 NE 5th Street, Crystal River, FL 34429
Region: United States > Florida > Crystal River
Price Range: €105 - €170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Crystal River 2.5*
Number of rooms: 75
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