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Holiday Inn Express Crystal River

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  • Location
    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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Lynden, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Sebastian, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I stayed here a couple of days ago. The lobby/breakfast area is very modern and appealing. The room was very clean and updated and the bed was comfortable. We got there early, before check in, and I called to see if it was possible for us to check in early and they had no problem with that.... More 

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Madill, Oklahoma, United States
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24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is very clean. Shortly after checking in our room the young man downstairs called just to make sure we had everything we needed. We did have a minor problem with the toilet, but once I called the front desk they had someone up there in less than three minutes. This place offered a good hot breakfast with something... More 

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

Dear Amy M, Thank you for the kind words regarding your recent stay with us. At the Holiday Inn Express Crystal River we pride ourselves on exceeding expectations at every opportunity. I do apologize that you experienced a plumbing issue, but I am happy to hear we were able to rectify it swiftly. We look forward to having you as... More 

Ostend, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this proprety as we had a swim with the manatees early morning and not only are we a holiday inn member but this hotel also gave a discount for the swimming with the Manatee experience. Sadly we arrived late and had to leave early morning as this hotel felt soo comfortable and felt more like a luxury resort... More 

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

Dear Eden966, Thank you so much for taking time to write such a pleasant review regarding your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express in Crystal River. I am pleased to hear that you had a great nights rest and were able to enjoy our breakfast before you embarked on your manatee adventure. We hope to see you again should... More 

Iowa City, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here in February while we were in town to swim with the manatees. This by far is the best Holiday Inn in the country. Assuming it is locally owned vs. corporate. The management was very hands on and the hotel was run like a luxury resort. The staff was amazingly friendly and the hot breakfast was great.

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

Dear JAC20002002, Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a glowing review about your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Crystal River. We strive to provide an excellent guest experience and exceed expectations whenever possible. We look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in Crystal River. Thank You, Chris T Guest... More 

Odessa, Texas
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was very clean, the staff was helpful and the breakfast was good. We stayed here as it was conveniently located to the 3 Sisters Springs for Kayaking and to the local restaurants. This is the off season between Manatees and scallops so we were able to just walk in and stay there the same evening.

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

Dear Dean_P331, Thank you for writing such pleasant review regarding your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Crystal River. I am glad you were able to enjoy our breakfast being having a great day out on the beautiful Crystal River. We look forward to seeing you again the next time you return to the area. More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent customer service, rooms are super clean rooms. The hotel is close to everything, good breakfast! The front desk staff was more than accommodating. I would recommend this hotel to anyone. I Will stay there again!

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

Dear TopDownTrips, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express - Crystal River. I am ecstatic to hear that our accommodations and staff were able to make your trip a memorable one. We look forward to seeing you the next time you are in Crystal River. More 

Aiken, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome! We stayed last week of May due to my father's death, and staff was amazing! Imram sent above and beyond to get us into a room at 6:00 pm when we arrived there instead of the place we had booked. After driving over 8 hours, we were not happy about our mistake, but no matter - Imram found us... More 

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

Dear Gayle W, Firstly, we would like to express our sincere condolences to you and your family. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to give us such positive feedback from your stay here. It is great to hear that Imran and Mary managed to provide you with outstanding service, and that the facilities exceeded expectations. We look forward to... More 

Tampa, Florida, United States
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hotel, newer property. The front desk staff was super helpful specially Beth. She made sure we had all the information of the best places to visit while in Crystal River, she recommended places that she visited before so she had all the insights.

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

Dear Alex C, Thank you for taking the time to give such a favorable review for our hotel. I am happy to read that our staff, especially Beth, managed to make your visit that much better. We look forward to seeing you the next time you are in Crystal River. More 

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