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Plantation on Crystal River

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9301 West Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, FL 34429
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Boonton, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a very nice stay at this property. Stayed in the jasmine wing which is close to pool and restaurant. Upstairs water view room. Garden view rooms only look at parking lot. Room was clean and bright and recently updated. Pool and grounds are very nice. Breakfast was good and reasonably priced. Only strange thing was in the booking.... More 

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North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I booked at the Plantation after finding it would be a convenient location for the activities we wanted to do in the area. It was PERFECT to book an early morning manatee trip at the hotel's onsite Adventure Center. We just rolled out of bed, put on swimsuits, and walked about 20 steps to the Dive Shop. We rated the... More 

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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stay at a lot of hotels around the country. I'm in the range of 500+ nights in hotels for business travel. We were staying in this hotel from out of town, for a friend's wedding. The outside appearance of this hotel is extremely luxurious and the reception area is flat out beautiful. I was disappointed with the other items... More 

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Misty M, Manager at Plantation on Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear valued trip advisor member, Thank you for leaving feedback about your experience. It always makes a difference if you tell us when we fail to meet your expectations, we then have the opportunity to improve and or address any issues to turn your experience around. We hope you will return to give us another opportunity to provide you with... More 

Westland, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Plantation's wonderful. the rooms are up todate and clean. The bed was one of the best i slept in the whole vacation. the grounds are beautiful park like setting.. We rented a boat from the adventure center on site and went on our own tour of Kings Bay it was fantastic spent the day snorkeling in the Three Sisters... More 

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Misty M, Manager at Plantation on Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear valued trip Advisor member, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback on your recent stay at the Plantation On Crystal River. I am very happy that you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to having you back!! More 

Green Cove Springs, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have stayed at the Plantation before, and had a great, comfortable room.This time was not so great, when you book these Wholesale rooms, you are not getting everything the Hotels have to offer. I will book direct next time.

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Misty M, Manager at Plantation on Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear Valued Trip Advisor Member, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review about your stay with us. Rooms available wholesale are usually just our standard rooms . As you mentioned please call us directly for a reservation for one of our upgraded rooms. We look forward to having you back. More 

St Augustine, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very spread out but location is beautiful. My Jr Suite had mold everywhere! Room smelled musty and moldy. Blood on my comfortable. Mold in shower, room was not clean at all. Food was not good at all. Buffet breakfast expensive and food cold. Banquet food not edible. Got doggy bag to take chicken home for dogs. Would never recommend that... More 

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Misty M, Manager at Plantation on Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear valued Trip Advisor Member, I am very sorry that we failed to meet your expectations it appears in all areas. I would very much like to invite you back on us so we may have an opportunity to give you a superior experience. Please feel free to contact me directly to arrange your stay if you decide to give... More 

Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful and fantastic time in this very pleasant hotel. We traveled with two kids - 6 years and 6 months old. The staff was very, very friendly. We made fantastic trips with the adventure center: manatee and rainbow river. Make sure you go with Captain Ross. He is very experienced, friendly and witty. The house itself was... More 

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Misty M, Manager at Plantation on Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear Valued Trip Advisor Member, Thank you for taking the time to leave a response about your stay with us. We certainly strive to be family friendly so I am glad you and your family enjoyed your stay. We are planning on many upgrades over the next few years to bring the Plantation back to it's glory. We look forward... More 

St. Petersburg, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room and the property are mostly fine. However, I STRONGLY recommend that you do NOT use the West 82 restaurant on property for breakfast. The coffee and tea were ice cold. My wife and I are here celebrating our 48th anniversary. We were seated at the smallest table in the room although there were many other bigger places available.... More 

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Misty M, Manager at Plantation on Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear Valued Trip Advisor member, Thank you for choosing to spend your 48th Anniversary with us. I apologize on behalf of our entire staff for failing to exceed your expectations in our West 82. I hope you will decide to return and give us another opportunity. More 

Naples, Florida, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms were nice. The property is on the water with birds and squirrels and a relaxed atmosphere. The staff was pleasant and helpful and I would like to mention the names of those who worked with our Pilot International Florida District conference: Jacey, Josh, Jon, Sara, Sydney, Haylee, Juan, Angela, Dakota, Doug, Deena and Sherry. They all made us... More 

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Misty M, Manager at Plantation on Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear Valued trip Advisor Member, Thank you for your review. We very much enjoyed having you Pilot group at the resort. Everyone was very pleasant and am glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us. I will make sure to pass on to all the employees you mentioned by name how they helped give you a superior experience. More 

Hobart, WI
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3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I debated about where to stay in Crystal River and which company to use for the snorkeling trip. I will say that our excursion was LOTS of fun and the Captain was great. I don't think it matters which company you use, because all the different companies seem to go to the same areas because they have to go where... More 

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