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Holiday Inn Express Crystal River

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Wiltshire
Reviewed November 14, 2013

We stayed overnight due to a Manatee tour booking with an early start. Great room, large and well equipped, with a lovely bathroom. We found the bed perfectly comfortable. The breakfast was poor however, which contradicts other reviews. Plastic cutlery says it all. It was a shame, as the room was good.

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear TheLegendWiltshire, Thank you for your feedback and for choosing our property. Our efforts are always to ensure our guests are satisfied and our hotel is maintained to be comfortable while you are with us. It is great to know you liked the room you had. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience you had with your breakfast experience. We...

miami beach
Reviewed November 4, 2013

The room was very nicely decorated, and spacious. The beds were incredibly comfortable! So comfortable, I want to buy just one like it. However, the pillows were not comfortable at all. Each bed included a pair of soft pillows, and a pair of firm ones, but none did the trick. If you're driving to Crystal River, I recommend you bring...

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear sobearies, Thank you for writing a review about your recent stay with us. I'm truly delighted you liked your room accommodation. We work diligently to ensure our facilities are well maintained and we try our hardest to provide not just good value, but comfortable, clean and friendly accommodations. I would like to offer a sincere apology for the inconvenience...

san diego
Reviewed November 2, 2013

Great location for manatee activities, helpful staff, clean and fresh-looking. The breakfast eggs were a little tired looking but the most charming older lady takes care of the breakfast area, and she is very careful to keep everything stocked and the area all clean. BTW, the show at Wickee Watchee Springs, an easy drive away, is only given twice a...

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Reviewed October 29, 2013

This hotel is fantastic. The location is convenient, the rooms clean and comfortable and the staff are excellent. They really make you feel welcome when you check in. The lady in the breakfast area was especially wonderful. A beautiful senior, she has more energy than most people half her age! She is constantly busy, busy, busy cleaning tables, ensuring the...

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Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed October 27, 2013

we stayed here overnight for our mantees in paradise tour the next day which took about 15 mins to drive too arrived at almost midnight after a long full day and a half of travel front desk girl was very pleasant and efficient asked for a late checkout so after our mantee encounter we could go back and shower and...

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orange county, CA
Reviewed October 21, 2013

Imagine a room with TWO KING beds and still having plenty of room! I never even heard of any hotel with two king beds! Nice hotel, friendly service, and a good (and free!) continental breakfast! What more could you ask for?!

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed October 16, 2013

First of all, the staff was exceptionally friendly. The front desk staff helped us with a late check out so that we could leave our luggage, make a dive excursion and get back to the hotel which was incredibly helpful. The rooms were nice sized and very clean. The breakfast is really good. They had hot food and a gadget...

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Reviewed October 15, 2013

great hotel to stay when you want to see the manatees its near the springs. the hotel is quiet, clean and the staff is friendly. The breakfast is good. allthough we were late because of our Manatee morning tour, we still could have breakfast.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 7, 2013

The hotel is a great base for visiting the area. The rooms are large and clean. The staff are friendly and helpful. Easy to find on SR 44 in Crystal River and only a few minutes drive from shops, amenities and the river. Breakfast is included. Personally I would prefer breakfast not to be included and have the choice of...

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hiexpresscr, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear observer2012-09, We are glad that you enjoyed your recent stay at our Crystal River hotel. We definitely are located minutes from all of the excursion tours, downtown, and the Gulf of Mexico. We appreciate you commending our Express Start Hot Breakfast which is served from 6:30 – 9:30am M-F and until 10:30am on Saturdays and Sundays. The meeting room...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 6, 2013

Stayed at this hotel for a Manatee swim with Birds Underwater (2 mins away) and was not disappointed. From arriving we received a warm welcome and the receptionist was very helpful in giving us advice and directions. We were up early and at 5.30am the hot breakfast was ready and waiting. The lady doing the breakfast hosting is just fabulous,...

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hiexpresscr, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear Dianenoucamp, We thank you for appreciating our outstanding guest service; all of our guests bring us joy when they walk through our doors and allow us to improve our efforts. We are glad that your interaction with the “gentle giants” in Crystal River was enjoyable and that you were greeted by Ms. Mary, our breakfast hostess, who makes sure...

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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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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: $113 - $182 (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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“Highest floor and away from elevators always preferred. Anywhere.”
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“4th floor was quiet”
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“If you want ice don't stay on 2nd floor - that's where the laundry is.”
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“We were on one of the higher floors near the front - room was very quiet.”
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