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Plantation on Crystal River

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   9301 West Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, FL 34429
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Ranked #3 of 9 hotels in Crystal River
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So glad I could give our daughter a look at old Florida, and that the wonderful Capt. Ross was able to give us more than a just a look at manatees (even during the off-season)! I can't imagine a more competent touring outfit to find and inform about manatees. (Two words of warning: You can't wear glasses with the snorkel... More

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Tampa, Florida
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is located on a beautiful property on the water, with an excellent restaurant and two bars, a golf course, pool and lots of water related excursions. We did the scalloping package, that included the room, breakfast daily and a guided boat excursion to snorkel for scallops, which the hotel cooked for us. They also offer swimming with the... More

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Homosassa, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful meal at the "West 82" restaurant at the Plantation Hotel in Crystal River Florida. The "nature coast area" north of Tampa has no better choice for a fine meal in beautiful surroundings. We had a fresh and delicious crab cerviche appetizer followed by steak and shrimp skewers and a volcano cake desert. The food was first... More

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Leesburg, Florida
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an older, yet gracious hotel. There are some newer buildings, that are very nice with up to date amenities. The room was large and very clean and the beds were very comfortable. My compliments to the cleaning staff. All the buildings are detached from each other, but you can walk or use a wheelchair to go from one... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here for one night as a part of our Florida holiday. It was very nice and comfortable rooms and good service. There is a nice view and good pool area. We could easily have stayed for a week:-)

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Port Richey, Florida
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice motel - the rooms are luxurious. We enjoyed out stay. The pool is very big. There is a tiki bar by the pool. How many motels have croquet wickets set up? not many - we didn't play, but I was impressed

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Naples, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I tried in vain to get a reservation here two nights ago. I requested a river view Jr. Suite, preferable on the second floor. The gentleman handling my reservation told me he wasn't showing any jr. suites. I asked is that because they're sold out or you don't have them. "I'm not showing any" was his answer. I said I... More

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Abartlett19, General Manager at Plantation on Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear valued Guest, Thank you for providing me with your recent booking experience. Admittedly this process is not ideal as of late and we are working hand in hand with Choice Hotels after coming on line as a member of the Ascend Collection. This is a great example that allows me to approach our partners on why certain functionality of... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the family to do some scalloping, I have stayed at the Plantation before and I think it's great, clean rooms, nice beds, can dock the boat right outside your room, great location! The parking is a little tight but if you have a big pick up or SUV there is plenty of parking away from other vehicles on the... More

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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191 reviews 191 reviews
36 hotel reviews
326 helpful votes 326 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Writing this from the Hampton Inn in Crystal River (which is wonderful, by the way). Our reservation was through ChoiceHotels.com, which the front desk blamed for the failure to disclose pertinent information; however, I just checked the hotel's on website, and the information is also misleading there. We booked a villa. At a resort. There is no resort. The "villa"... More

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Abartlett19, General Manager at Plantation on Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear valued Guest, I am sorry we failed to meet you expectations during you recent visit with us. We do have many families that very much enjoy our golf villas and being on that side of our 320 acre property that has two golf courses three restaurants as well as a full service marina and pool with our tiki bar... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you Captain Ed for a great experience with the manatees. Our family had a great time! The hotel was very nice too. We stayed in a Jr. Suite and it was very spacious and comfortable. A few light bulbs were out but other than that everything was good. Nice pool however the bar and food service did not open... More

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Address: 9301 West Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, FL 34429
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Location: United States > Florida > Crystal River
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Plantation on Crystal River 3.5*
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