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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Orlando, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We came here for short weekend vacation. Room was very clean and had everything you may need: blow dryer, fridge, tv, wifi, coffee maker and free breakfast. Very well located to outdoor activities. About 30 min. from Rainbow Springs, 5 minutes away from manatee and scalloping tours, 30 min from Homosassa, and 1 hr. from Fanning and Manatee Springs. Very... More 

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Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed two days here. Nice new hotel, very clean rooms and facility. Good breakfast selection (normal hotel breakfast food). We didn't eat any other meals here. We didn't use the Wi-Fi. Friendly service. Reasonable prices.

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42 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stayed there 5 nights very clean rooms and staff is very friendly, breakfast is very good sausage was a little dry, miss Mary being there but no complaints with her replacements, only a few minor complaints very warm in front of elevator doors either shut off a few lights of add a fan, pool towels could be a little bigger,... More 

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Hamilton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We needed a handicapped room for my stroke survivor mother who is right side paralyzed. Room was very large with two king beds and a pull out sofa which was just ok. The king beds were very comfortable and location was very convenient to our destination and places to eat. Breakfast was complimentary and selection pretty good. I'd stay here... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For the price we paid, this hotel didn't disappoint. The room was nice and clean. Best part of this stay was the really friend staff. They also suggested us the nearby local swimming spot. Breakfast was not the greatest, but we did have several choices. One down point was that we can hear the noise from hallway

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hiexpresscr1, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear QMiracle, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our hotel. At the Holiday Inn Express Crystal River we strive to maintain excellent service with a pristine room. We greatly appreciate your feedback regarding the breakfast and noises encountered during your stay. We will work diligently to prevent these issues from occurring in the future. Sincerely,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed July 4th weekend to go scalloping. The rooms were super clean, beds were comfy, staff was very friendly and helpful. They also have boat parking which was super helpful. Breakfast was acceptable. Pancake maker was out of order but they had french toast. My kids didn't like the sausage. But that wouldn't keep us from staying again.

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hiexpresscr1, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear Lbryan77, Thank you for providing valuable feedback regarding your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express in Crystal River. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed our great staff and spotless rooms! I do apologize for the issues regarding breakfast. We have since replaced our pancake machine and we will see what tweaks can be made to ensure the... More 

Sarasota, Florida
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drove up from Sarasota, not sure what to expect on this trip...Met by Imran at reception who soon put our minds at rest with the hotel and more..... As a long standing member of IHG, we were able to upgrade our rooms which was done in a fast, efficient and very couteous way. After explaining the hotel amenaties, Imran asked... More 

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hiexpresscr1, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear Gary G, We greatly appreciate you taking the time to leave such a glowing review about our hotel. We pride ourselves on providing exceptional customer service and keeping our hotel well maintained. I am glad you had such a great experience and we look forward to seeing you again if you return to Crystal River. Sincerely, Chris T. Guest... More 

Front Royal, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great breakfast, clean rooms, and friendly staff. Would book again if I'm ever in the area again. Did I mention the great breakfast? Well, it was GREAT. We had a manatee snorkeling tour booked for early in the morning, and were thrilled to have a late check-out so we could come back and change clothes before heading down the road.

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hiexpresscr1, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear Poland79, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review regarding your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Crystal River. I am thrilled to hear how much you loved our Express Start breakfast and the friendliness of all the staff. I hope you had a fantastic time on your manatee tour and we look forward... More 

Lynden, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our second floor room was very clean and quiet. The front desk folks were friendly and very helpful with tips on what to see and even provided a discount coupon to a local wildlife preserve. This was among the nicest hotels we stayed at on our recent 63 day road trip (even among Holiday Inn Express locations) and they had... More 

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hiexpresscr1, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear Lynden-Tom, Thank you for writing such a pleasant review regarding your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Crystal River. As a seasoned traveler your feedback is very valuable to us and I am happy to hear that we exceeded expectations. I hope you had a memorable time at the wildlife park and we look forward to seeing you... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I were in Florida for almost a week. On our way back to Atlanta we decided to stop in Crystal River, Florida for a night. We wanted to see some Manatee the next day. We just came across this Holiday inn and I'm glad we did. It didn't break the bank and it was very clean. The... More 

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hiexpresscr1, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer D, Thank you for your recent review of the Holiday Inn Express Crystal River. I am ecstatic to read that you had such a great experience. We strive to provide a clean and comfortable environment and always hope to exceed expectations. We look forward to seeing you again if you return to Crystal River. Thank you, Chris T... More 

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