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Cape Coral
Reviewed 3 December 2015

The main lobby/restaurant/bar are absolutely breathtaking. The room itself was nice, and clean. We were able to secure the room for a very reasonable rate. I would recommend this hotel for the price paid.

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Gahanna, Ohio
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Captain John Spann with Plantation (Adventure Center) on Crystal River was an absolutely wonderful guide and captain on our trip to swim with the manatees. He gave us a great overview and set our expectations. He got us on manatees and had a few backup plans to move, if needed. He did a great job and we had a wonderful...

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 1 December 2015

We recently did a "Swim with the Manatee's" at the Plantation Inn. First the bad, then the good. The bad. The trip really should have been cancelled. Florida has had a warm fall, and we saw only one Manatee during our 2 hour tour. This was entirely predictable, since the Gulf of Mexico water must be below 72 degrees before...

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Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

Great place to stay, clean rooms and great location. The rates were competitive too. The staff was always smiling and happy to answer all of our questions. The trip to the gulf was a little long but there was plenty to see on the way to and from the Hotel. Would recommend!!

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Reviewed 30 November 2015

The Plantation Inn and Resort had nice accommodations. The Thanksgiving dinner was fabulous. They have a great tiki bar and pool deck right on the water and locals tie up. There is a dive shop on the premises.

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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...

Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

Out stay here was two nights, since it was Thanksgiving we asked about the food arrangements, we were told there will be a buffet until 7 so we showed up at 6:45 to find out they stopped taking commensals at 6:30. That to me means the buffet is close at that time so that got me real mad. Other than...

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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...

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 26 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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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...

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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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...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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West 82 Bar and Grill
West 82 Bar and Grill
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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  • Golf Course
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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: $134 - $304 (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
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