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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very clean, great breakfast. Nice staff. Eagerly accommodated with late check out. Not the closest to manatee swim, but comfortable accommadations were important to us as 2 people in group did not swim. Would stay here again.

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Summerville, South Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first night we checked in the staff was extremely friendly and professional. The room was clean and the bed and pillows some of the best we've experienced. That night we slept soundly. My husband and I agreed the best sleep in a hotel. The breakfast was clean and pleasant with lots of choices. Staff was extremely helpful, professional and...

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

emmymommy, thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn Express for you family stay. The staff strive to keep everything clean and in order for you so that you can enjoy your time and the staff. I am sorry to hear about the wake up call early in the morning and have looked into this. we hope to see you the...

Florida Panhandle, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our stay here. The staff could have not been more friendly and willing to answer questions and share information about the area. Clean comfortable rooms and a great breakfast buffet. We would definitely stay there again if in the area.

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

empresskaren, we are glad that you enjoyed you stay and appreciate the feedback.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great stay on our way from Tampa to Panama City Beach. The rooms were large and clean. The best amenity however was the awesome customer service provided by Samantha at the front desk. She made the overnight stay special.

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

Becky C, thank you for the kind comment about your visit and Samantha. We are proud of our staff and strive to make your visit as comfortable as possible.

Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the 5th time we have stayed at this hotel and once again, it was outstanding. The rooms are exceptionally clean, the property is well-kept and modern and the staff was very friendly, courteous and professional. The front office staff made sure to mention my rewards club status and offer cookies upon arrival. The breakfast attendants always made sure...

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

Stephen, I am glad to hear that you had a great weekend getaway with us. Thank you for the kind comments about the staff and the Feedback on the parking lot. We strive to anticipate our guest needs to make things a little easier while you are visiting with us.

Upper Peninsula, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here last year, and again this year. Highly recommend. Less than a 5 min drive to the manatee tour. Staff was great, room clean and comfortable. Will be our go to when in the area. Can't comment on breakfast because we left too early.

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

Amber, thank you for the feedback and we appreciate your visit. Hopefully on your next visit you will be able to take a moment and great your morning started with our Hot Breakfast.

South Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to spend some time in Crystal River doing the tourist thing. We didn't know we were going at one of the busiest times of the year. Rooms were scarce online and I took a chance on the Holiday Inn Express based on other Tripadvisor reviews; it was more than I had budgeted for but worth every dollar extra....

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

beachbirder, thank you for your kind words and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at this HI Express several times. It never disappoints. We've stayed at other hotels in the area and learned that we should just always stay at this HI Express. Rooms are clean and quiet. Parking lots is well lit. Breakfast is awesome and the staff is friendly and helpful. They even went out of their way to...

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

Michael S, we love to see our guest return and am glad you enjoyed your stay again. We appreciate the kind comments and look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's just few minutes driving distance from restaurants and companies that organize manatees snorkeling tours, btw seems to be bias towards river ventures, which I would not recommend. It is clean and quiet, great for families

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

FAVAR21, thank you for staying with us while you were swimming with the Manatees. I am concerned to hear that you would not recommend River Adventures as that is one of many Dive Companies in the Crystal River area that we work with. We hope to see you the next time your are in the area.

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good location, clean and quiet. They staff went out of their way to be friendly and accommodating. They were quick to give us a late check out So we could clean up after an early morning kayak trip. The only negative were the beds in our room. They were terribly uncomfortable and seemed worn out.

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

NatParkTrvlr, we appreciate your kind comments and am concerned about the beds. We will follow up on this. I am glad that you were able to come back to the Hotel and clean up before leaving. we all hope to see you the next time you are in the Crystal River area.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Crystal River s Newest Hotel for Business, Leisure and Eco-Travelers Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Crystal River! Our modern, green friendly and smoke free hotel is located in the charming city of Crystal River, FL. Near the intersection of Hwy 19 and Hwy 44, the hotel is located East of Inverness, FL, North of Tampa, FL and West of Orlando, FL.Situated in Citrus County, Crystal River is a nature lover's dream and best known for having the world's highest concentration of manatees visiting the area's spring fed waters. The hotel is close to the Nature Coast s beautiful Eco-attractions that offer canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hiking or trail riding all available at Crystal River Preserve State Park. Visitors can take advantage of swimming, snorkeling or diving with manatees in Kings Springs or relaxing on Ft. Island Gulf Beach. The hotel is minutes from Progress Energy Nuclear Power Plant, Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center, Citrus Memorial Hospital and Simon Crystal River Mall. Enjoy premium amenities during your stay with us. Families will enjoy our spacious double king guest rooms with their choice of color theme. Business travelers can utilize our Crystal Meeting Room equipped with audio/visual equipment, accommodating up to 66 people. Be sure to check Crystal River, FL off of your list of the 1000 Places To See Before You Die. Our staff will make you feel so special, you won t want to leave! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Crystal River

Address: 1203 NE 5th Street, Crystal River, FL 34429
Location: United States > Florida > Crystal River
Price Range: $114 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Crystal River 2.5*
Number of rooms: 75
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“We were on one of the higher floors near the front - room was very quiet.”
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“I have a ground floor room and it was very quiet”
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“Very clean and nice!!”
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“Be aware of last minute check in.. limited bed choice.”
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“One or two night stay this is a good place to consider - with kids or a longer stay might want to check around.”
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