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Holiday Inn Express Crystal River

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Osprey, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Due to a fire in the laundry bldg. at The Plantation, we moved to the Holiday Inn Express. Best decision. Beth at the front desk greeted us with open arms at 6 pm; suggested places to go for dinner and reminded us of the wonderful free breakfast in the morning. The room was large and clean. Bathroom wonderful with GREAT... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The room was big and clean and had everything we needed - oh, and had amazing water pressure! - and there was plenty to choose from for breakfast. And it was literally five minutes to the River Tours place.

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Arshad S, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was very kind of you to take the time to leave us with feedback. We are glad you enjoyed our water pressure and close proximity to manatee tours. We would love to know how we could have earned the extra star, as we strive to provide all of guests with 5-star stays. I welcome you to email... More 

Defiance, Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed so we would be close to go swimming with the Manatees. We had reserved a room, and check in was easy, the clerk was very friendly and informative. We had a quiet, restful night in good beds, clean room, and clean linens. The breakfast offered a great breakfast for us, taking into consideration that it's hotel style food.... More 

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Arshad S, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for leaving us a wonderful review! We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we anticipate seeing you back on your next visit! Have a wonderful day. Miranda H. Guest Services Manager More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms were clean and comfy, and the beds were comfortable. The only change I would make is to get rid of the pancake maker. Four days in a row it did not work. Mary would try to fix it, to no avail.

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Arshad S, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are glad you enjoyed your overall stay. We apologize for the pancake maker not working during and for any inconvenience it may have caused you. We have corrected this issue and you will definitely be able to enjoy our delectable pancakes the next time you are in town. Thank you, Miranda H. Guest Services Manager More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I go snorkeling/scalloping/touring in the Crystal River area every year. This holiday Inn Express is always very clean, the staff is very nice, and it is easy to get to Crystal River, scalloping, manatees, state parks, mermaid shows and some great local restaurants. The staff has always been very helpful with great suggestions on local restaurants and... More 

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Arshad S, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave us with great feedback! We are glad you enjoyed your accommodations, the pool, and the customer service of our staff.We strive to provide all of our guest with 5-star stays and would love to hear back from you in regards to how we could have earned the extra star. Feel... More 

Auburn, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We checked into the Holiday Inn Crystal River on Friday March 13 2015 and checked out March 16th. The staff was very friendly at check in and we didn't need to check out because they put the bill under your door. The lobby was very clean as was the breakfast area. We stayed in a two queen bed room that... More 

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Arshad S, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for giving us a great review and for choosing to stay at our property. We are glad you enjoyed your stay from the quietness of your room to the hospitality of our staff. We look forward to having you back in the future when your plans bring you back to Crystal River. Miranda Hornback Guest Services... More 

Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived late at night after a long flight and drive. The front desk staff was very friendly. The room was quiet and clean. The breakfast was sufficient. We stayed the night before a manatee swim and were happy breakfast was served early enough for us to eat beforehand. This was the best value the entire time we were in... More 

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Arshad S, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! Many travelers come to the area to swim with the manatees and we are flattered you chose to stay at our property. We take pride in providing great service and are glad we were able to make your stay memorable. We hope to have you back in... More 

Panama City Beach, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the Holiday Inn Express in Crystal River for an overnight stop on a trip to south Fl. The front desk staff were pleasant and there were two luggage carts available for unloading. The hotel had an elevator, which is a major issue for us. The room was comfortable and clean, although my husband found... More 

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Arshad S, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I am glad you found our staff hospitable and that you enjoyed the amenities of our property. We strive for 5 star stays with all of our guest and I'd love to hear what could have made your stay better. My email is Miranda@mymaverick.net and I hope... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed the night before a manatee swim. Conveniently located just a little ways back from the main drag in Crystal River. Had a wait at check-in as there was only one person available and while we saw cookies, one was not offered. The room was clean and pleasant, but the TV remote had buttons that didn't work and the cable... More 

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Arshad S, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us with feedback. We are glad our front desk agent was able to point you in the right direction for great seafood! We hope the next time you travel back to the area we are able to provide you with the cookie, and comfortable sleep arrangements once again. Thank you, Miranda Hornback... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

what a surprise ..great hotel...rooms are larger than expected ...bathrooms clean and very nice...free breakfast nothing great but coffee 24/7 is huge plus..and tastes good...usually stay at Marriott properties..could not find any in this area...gave this hotel a try and was very happy..will now look for Holiday Inn Express hotels in future when traveling. We will definitely stay here again... More 

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Arshad S, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are pleased you enjoy your stay and that we were able to provide you with the quality and comfort of the IHG brand. We hope to see you back in the future. Thank you, Miranda Hornback Guest Services Manager More 

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