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Plantation Inn and Golf Resort

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Address: 9301 West Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, FL 34429
Activities: Golfing
Description: Resort facility offering the 18-hole Championship Course at par 72, and...
Resort facility offering the 18-hole Championship Course at par 72, and the nine-hole Lagoon Course that stretches 2,511 yards at par 33.
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Great spot on the River

We arrived at our usual place in Kissimmee and decided to go further afield for a few days. After consulting trip advisor we opted for a trip to Crystal River and a few days stay... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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Forest Hill, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This was an older plantation that was being updated. It was great. Rooms are large. Grounds were very nice. Lobby was beautiful with and baby grand piano. And there restaurant was a little pricey but the food was excellent and service was wonderful. The pool is located so that you can see Crystal River and is very lovely. My sister... More 

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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126 reviews 126 reviews
21 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We arrived at our usual place in Kissimmee and decided to go further afield for a few days. After consulting trip advisor we opted for a trip to Crystal River and a few days stay at The Plantation Inn. The front portico is very impressive and takes you back to colonial USA. Parking was easy and loads of space ,... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The rooms are spacious and beautifully decorated. Don't miss swimming with the manatees with Plantation Adventure Center.

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93 reviews 93 reviews
15 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The golfing course at the Plantation on Crystal River is a good resort track. The greens aren't particularly quick but they are fairly true. The rest of the course has always been in decent shape, better in April than October, the two times we've been. The layout is interesting and varied. Not too difficult but difficult enough that you have... More 

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Minneapolis
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Overall, our stay was fine for the price. The kids loved the swimming pool. It's a good size and never gets too deep. The hot tub was out of order. Staff were friendly. I thought our room seemed kind of worn, especially the carpet. One of the outlets on the lamp was broke. We reported it, but I guess since... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Set in a great location to enjoy the water & wildlife. The manatees swim up right behind the hotel. Consider a boat tour, renting a john boat or doing the snorkel tour. The golf courses are well maintained and the personnel there are helpful & great reps for the facility.

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Berkeley, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Aside from the paper thin walls and the lack of a discount for their diving with manatees tour if you stay there (which is why I didn't book my tour through them), this place is pretty okay. Very nice grounds, nice little pool, and I really liked how the back of the property is right on the canal. You'd probably... More 

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Cuernavaca, Mexico
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The Plantation Inn is a delightful place to stay under any circumstances. The rooms were well-appointed and the river view rooms are lovely. We took a pet and he, too, was welcome. The Experience of staying at the Plantation Inn was greatly enhanced by the included manatee swim experience. Though we were at the end of the season Captain Jeff... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We had a great stay! Breakfast was great! We had the buffet. Excellent service. The pool was very nice. It is heated and open until 11. The tiki bar is right by the pool. You can order lunch or dinner to the pool. They make great drinks. Super friendly bar tenders! There is a dive shop on site with boat... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Stayed 2 nights, great spacious room and comfortable bed. Can't wait to come back. Only bad thing I can say is that finding the correct room can be difficult. Hint: doors to the corridors are to the side of the buildings. (Put numbers on the outside of the buildings with arrows to the doors)

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