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Marlton, New Jersey, United States
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights. We loved everything about the place. The grounds were well kept and it had southern charm. Our room was clean and the bedding was comfortable. The staff was very friendly and we really enjoyed the bartenders! The pool stays open until 11 - so that was nice. We went on the...

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 26 February 2016

I loved this place because of it's location and great Florida charm. Located right on the water added to the enjoyment factor. The room was well appointed. Not luxurious but comfortable. The atmosphere was pleasant. The beds comfortable. The room had a fridge which was convenient. Good swimming pool and lots of grounds to enjoy.

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Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have visited the Plantation the past two winters and I'm sure will return again and again. It's that kind of place. We found our room quite spacious, and enjoyed the pool, hot tub, and tiki bar areas. The manatee tours out of the hotel's Adventure Center are the best in the area. We rented kayaks, as...

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Winter Park, Colorado
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Very nice room at great price. Lots to do...beautiful swimming pool, hot tub, sand volley ball, horseshoes, croquet, boat ramps and tie ups. Adventure Center on the property with boat rentals and guided trips. Highly recommend!

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Prescott, Arizona
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Hotel says it's pet friendly, but, SURPRISE there is a $25/per pet fee (not a refundable deposit, but a non-refundable fee.) Neither Hotwire nor the hotel manager was willing to waive the fee even though it was not disclosed until AFTER I had booked/paid for the room. We were in room 201 which had the filthiest carpet imaginable, the room...

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5Thank Wendalyn S
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

This place is a great offer for the location. Lots to do on site, restaurants, bars, golf, manatee and other tours if you're looking for an all-in-one location. Very friendly staff, beautiful relaxing pool area overlooking Kings Bay. Comfortable rooms and friendly staff. The southern beach/gulf decor is charming and a break from the average. Way nicer and more personal...

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2Thank Mary K
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Private morning snorkel with the manatees was a great ending to my vacation! Definitely recommend this experience. We got to see many manatees and visit the spring where we got to see a baby manatee with its mother. A huge thank you to our great captains DJ and Dustin for making this experience one to remember!!!

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2Thank Charity F
Llanharan, Wales
Reviewed 20 February 2016

We stay at Plantation Feb 2016 for 7 days. Easy to find just of the main road of Crystal River. Lovely hotel. All the staff here are friendly and genuinely seem happy to work here. Rooms are spacious and kept well maintained. The rooms were tidy daily (we kept our room tidy but can imagine they have to contend with...

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Just off the main Hwy 19 drag, it's a nice respite from the hustle of being a tourist. It's very quiet and beautiful with the Spanish moss hanging off the live oaks nice manicured lawns and the lagoons out back. We were pleasantly surprised to get to see a manatee right outside on the grounds. The rooms are large and...

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Ransomville, New York, United States
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

1. I always travel with my 2 schnauzer dogs...they did not have that on record. 2. I requested 2 double beds (my hubby moves a lot), suddenly none were available. King had to do. 3. Regardless of my net worth, I could tell this is a golf resort/snob magnet type of a place...I picked it for the pet policy...will never...

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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 )
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West 82 Bar and Grill
West 82 Bar and Grill
Cuisines: American, Bar
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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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: ₹ 7,134 - ₹ 14,921 (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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“If you have to stay here, ask for a room upstairs as the ground floor must have been flooded and is damp and smells.”
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“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!”
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