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Reviewed 21 March 2016

We stayed one night by chance whilst passing. The location is excellent, and the landscaped grounds take full advantage. All public areas are nice, and the rooms are spacious and comfortable, especially considering the reasonable prices. The food in the restaurant was of a very high standard, and was as good as we had anywhere during a three week trip....

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We spent a night at the Plantation during a road trip. I have always wanted to see manatees so we stayed here because some reviewers said thy saw some in the canals here, and there is a state park here where the manatees stay. The hotel is large with a lot of rooms in various buildings spread around a beautifully...

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Blossvale, New York
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Everyone was so friendly and welcoming, we stumbled upon the Plantation by chance and loved it! We are now thinking of booking our wedding at the Plantation, can't wait to stay there again! The restaurant was already booked because of our late arrival but looked very nice.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Wanted to recommend this hotel for it's snorkelling with manatees package .Had an amazing time snorkelling with Captain Mark with the manatees in Crystal River He was brilliant at finding these allusive creatures - especially as most had already headed off to different waters by the time we arrived. Witnessed an amazing cow and a juvenile with a male chasing...

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St. Petersburg
Reviewed 19 March 2016

If you are looking for The Ritz, this isn't it. However, if you are looking for a great time in old Florida, you have found it. Our second story room overlooking the canal was very clean. Check in and check out could not have been faster. Breakfast buffet on Sunday was okay. The tiki bar was great, with wonderful service....

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Tampa, Florida, United States
Reviewed 19 March 2016

You can tell that it's an aged property. The ants put me off a bit but they tried their best to get rid of them with only a few remaining. The toilet paper is rough, an upgrade is in order. Room service would be the most welcome addition to the whole place. The bathroom looked like they tried very hard...

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Thank Chef K
Los Angeles
Reviewed 17 March 2016

This was a perfect stay for me and my family. The hotel is beautiful with old plantation charm. We traveled from California to come and go scalloping. Having grown up in Florida, it is one of my favorite past times and I wanted to bring my family to experience it. Our rooms were comfortable. It was nice that we had...

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NW Iowa
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Here for one night on our way home north. Even though we were using Choice Previlege points and my reservation for a river view room got screwed up, we were quickly upgraded to a suite. Great room. We had a very pleasant walk along the river before an excellent dinner at the on-site restaurant.

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europe
Reviewed 14 March 2016

The hotel is nice enough, the restaurant was superb. We only stayed 1 night as our objective was to do swim with manatees. We spend over $300 in one night at the Inn. I forgot my Kindle at the hotel. Kindle had a sentimental value for me as it was a very special gift. The hotel did call me that...

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Reviewed 14 March 2016

Found a good deal on this hotel for 2 nights, $130 per night with tax. We were in the area to see the manatees. Easy to find, great location (2 minutes drive to the Crystal River Kayak Company), very clean, beautiful grounds, room nice and airy. Comfy beds. A/c worked great. Large, free parking lot. Nice big heated pool though...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • 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
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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 

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Address: 9301 West Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, FL 34429
Region: United States > Florida > Crystal River
Price Range: ₹ 7,200 - ₹ 14,923 (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 Resort Crystal River
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“If you have to stay here, ask for a room upstairs as the ground floor must have been flooded and is damp and smells.”
  • Large insect in corridor
 of 5 bubbles harmenr2016, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“dont get view of the canal, its not worth the money. Get the cheapest room you can get.The patio is not much to have”
 of 5 bubbles Peter-Goldwing, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the ist floor if you have trouble climbing stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles Marykins33, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Dog friendly waterfront room: Hardest mattress ever, musty. Should be $79-89 night. Was charged $275 after taxes and fees for 1 night.”
 of 5 bubbles NgreerCovington_GA, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Any view at this hotel is a beautiful view!”
 of 5 bubbles srk64, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
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