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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 25 November 2015

I found a great rate on Travelzoo and we stayed here for three nights. Great room and excellent service in the restaurant and at the front desk. No manatees to see - the water was still too cold. We rented kayaks at the on site marina and were not impressed with the set up or the equiment. it might be...

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We want to thank you for your feedback! The input from all of our guests is important to us and we use your reviews to evaluate, praise, adjust and improve so that we may offer each and every future guest the best experience possible. Thank you again and we do hope you will visit again in the near future! Warm...

Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 25 November 2015

We went for a overnight trip with a family member,we stayed here. The rooms were on the second floor, the beds were comfortably. The rooms looked over the water.We booked a package which included breakfast and the manatee boat tour. This was very convenient the next morning we just walked over to the dock, which was part of the hotel....

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Misty M, Front Office Manager at Plantation on Crystal River, responded to this review

We want to thank you for your feedback! The input from all of our guests is important to us and we use your reviews to evaluate, praise, adjust and improve so that we may offer each and every future guest the best experience possible. Thank you again and we do hope you will visit again in the near future! Warm...

Kent
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Booked to stay here for 3 nights at the end of a trip around Florida. Lovely resort with lots to do. We didn't have the best weather when we were here and so didn't use the pool area as much as we would have liked, but when we did was very clean and nice. The hot tub was really hot...

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Misty M, Front Office Manager at Plantation on Crystal River, responded to this review

We want to thank you for your feedback! The input from all of our guests is important to us and we use your reviews to evaluate, praise, adjust and improve so that we may offer each and every future guest the best experience possible. Thank you again and we do hope you will visit again in the near future! Warm...

Cobham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

We spent only one night here at the beginning of our Florida road trip. Was very impressed by the location and all that was on offer... Would have loved a dip in the pool or jacuzzi that overlooks the canal/river that surrounds the property. We had a standard room which was perfect for an overnight stay but would definitely get...

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We want to thank you for your feedback! The input from all of our guests is important to us and we use your reviews to evaluate, praise, adjust and improve so that we may offer each and every future guest the best experience possible. Thank you again and we do hope you will visit again in the near future! Warm...

Valencia, Spain
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Crystal River is a beautiful place with lots of things to do, if you have the time. However, if you are simply looking for a place to sleep while on a business trip, this isn't for you. Price was way too high for a quick overnight and the property was not in good shape. There was a lot of deferred...

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Misty M, Front Office Manager at Plantation on Crystal River, responded to this review

We want to thank you for your feedback! We are sorry your experience did not exceed your expectations. We will immediately address the bedding you mentioned as well as the outlets in the room. We share all reviews with our management teams and attend to such matters quickly so as to provide a pleasant stay for future guests. Our business...

Collierville
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

Our crew spends a couple of weeks in the Tampa area every year and we decided to dive with the Manatees in Crystal River this year!!! This is soooooo cool!!! This Hotel oozes old school charm and we loved it!!! beautiful grounds, pool, hot tub, even old school croque!!!!! The swimming in the nearby springs was off the chain cool...

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Carrollton, Georgia
Reviewed 22 November 2015

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Oxnard, CA
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

We got a Priceline deal on this one. No view, patio or balcony room at this price. For $20./night, we could have upgraded to a 'view of the canal' room. We opted to keep our $87. (total cost) per night parking lot view room. An interior corridor leads to the room that has a fridge, desk, table, small chest of...

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New Baltimore, New York
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

Friendly and comfortable. I came for golf school and was happy with the rooms. The interface between the property and the golf school booking office needs improvement. I'm still not sure I didn't get charged twice for the stay and will watch credit card. I had prepaid and they dropped the ball. After a thirty year affiliation you'd think the...

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Maitland, Florida
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Recently a group of 16 visited at Plantation on Crystal River. We had a fabulous time. The rooms are clean the staff is delightful and the food is exceptional. This is a resort that I would definitely plan another trip for our club to Plantation on Crystal River in the future.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
West 82 Bar and Grill
West 82 Bar and Grill
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Welcome to Plantation on Crystal River A hidden gem located on the Nature's Coast of Florida and the Gulf of Mexico, our beautiful 50-year-old eco-friendly and green luxury resort hotel's surrounded by the natural springs of Kings Bay. This bay, in Crystal River, is one of the largest spring systems in the state and home to more than 500 West Indian Manatees that migrate each year to the warmth of the springs. We sit on 232 acres of lush preserve land with emerald greens and grand oaks, and house hundreds of birds and wildlife that include: Osprey, Sandhill Cranes, Blue Heron, Red-Bellied Warbler, Yellow-Bellied Warbler, Neotropic Cormorant, Great Egret, Eagles and Grey-Horned Owls to mention a few. OUR HOTEL IS THE PLACE TO STAY & PLAY IN CRYSTAL RIVER, FL Centrally located from Tampa and Orlando, we are a great location for your next • Florida vacation • Corporate Meeting or Retreat • Florida golf vacation • Incentive Group • Florida Wedding • Family Reunion • Fraternal Groups Should you have frequent business in the Citrus County, we have corporate rates available. We have over 12,000 sq. ft. of flexible indoor meeting space and beautiful outdoor locations with water views a great backdrop for your special occasion, team building event, or to simply relax and take in the Florida Sunshine and perfect weather. Remember to visit Spa Bleu at Plantation while staying at the Resort to experience a moment of wellness at our first class Aveda Spa. Offering facials, massage therapy,body treatments, Vichy shower, pedicures, manicures, and a full hair-care Salon. And don't forget we are a world class fishing destination as well. Our Adventure center offers guided fishing charters as well and many other water based activities. Including our Trip Adviser top rated "Swim with the Manatee tours". We are the place to play and stay! ... more   less 

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Address: 9301 West Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, FL 34429
Region: United States > Florida > Crystal River
Price Range: €93 - €187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Plantation on Crystal River 3*
Number of rooms: 196
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Plantation Hotel Crystal River
Plantation Resort Crystal River
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“189 had a nice water view w/ small patio w/ 2 chairs and table. next to Gym.....not noisy.”
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