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Plantation on Crystal River

AscendHotelsUSD 131*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

This hotel was so much better than we expected...beautiful grounds, unbelievably friendly staff, delicious onsite dining, excellent accommodations, but it was made all the better with a manatee tour. Captains Ed and Happy made this trip one to remember. Ed was knowledgeable, funny, experienced and welcoming. We took the earliest trip out in the morning and we were able to...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 9 May 2016

This was a very comfortable clean hotel with excellent beds and towels. We had a patio room overlooking the water and it was good and the views were great. It needs a bit of TLC, but all in all a good experience much better than a chain hotel.

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Lebanon, Missouri
Reviewed 8 May 2016

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We booked a package here to swim with the manatees - fabulous stay. The hotel is right on the river and the building is very old style grand - just love it! Sitting in the pool you can watch the boats go by. The hotel has a wedding gazebo - the wedding party walked through the pool area to attend....

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Viola, Idaho
Reviewed 6 May 2016

The location is superb, both for being set back from a not too busy road, and for access to water and all the rest of Crystal River area. Nice walkway behind the hotel, with a dive shop, fishing and wildlife viewing guides, and kayaks, canoes, small motor boats for rent. The main building is picturesque and very pleasant to enter,...

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Jacksonville, FL
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

We went for a weekend getaway to the Gulf Coast towns of Crystal Springs and Homosassa FL. Of the places on the water we checked out, the Plantation was the best kept and quietest with best amenities. Azalea Wing rooms are on a canal with dolphins, paddle boarders and kayaks outside. Rooms somewhat dated but very clean. They had a...

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Roswell, Georgia
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

We originally planned just a 1 night stay on our way home from vacation. We knew right away we wanted to stay longer. The staff rearranged rooms so we could stay in our great 1st floor room overlooking the canal. I can't say enough good things. The staff, food, accommodations were great. Our swim with the manatees was amazing. Lots...

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Stayed here for two nights with a good deal via TripAdvisor. Check in was quick and easy. After going to our room, we can't to explore and immediately saw 5 manatee swimming right next to the hotel. A lovely surprise. The pool area is very nice and all the staff were pleasant. We ate in the restaurant once which was...

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scotia, ny
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

My husband , daughter and I went for a wonderful, educational, emotional swim with friendly manatees under the careful and caring guidance of captain Ed Menster. The staff was so nice to us, even though we got our start time wrong and we arrived late. We were lucky enough to swim with the friendly manatees on a day they were...

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Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved this place,very clean and customer service was very prompt and professional . The room was very clean,the grounds where wonderful. The only problem was that no one happened to mention that there was a one time boat launch fee for guest,not a big deal,but it would've been nice to of mention since I called and told them we...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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West 82 Bar and Grill
West 82 Bar and Grill
Cuisines: American, Bar
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  • Golf Course
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Plantation on Crystal River

Address: 9301 W Fort Island Trl, Crystal River, FL 34429-5376
Region: United States > Florida > Crystal River
Price Range: $146 - $282 (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 On Crystal River Hotel Crystal River
Plantation Hotel Crystal River
Plantation Resort Crystal River
Plantation On Crystal River Florida
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“Ask for a non-adjoining room unless you really need one. Noise seemed to come through the door”
carol2112, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“The waterfront patio rooms are great. Noise may be an issue in rooms too close to the building entrances.”
  • A taste of old Florida. Nice grounds with waterfront view.
Mcx-PA, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Yes, Find a better hotel.”
ronaldwfrazier, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Avoid the marina wing if you do not wish to encounter other guests pets on your visit.”
MyDeere5, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“we stayed in the Rose building which had a nice fitness center in it.”
gatorgal63, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
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