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Plantation on Crystal River

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Cape Canaveral, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Right on the river with direct access to the Gulf of Mexico. This is a good laid back or shall I say "throw back in time" hotel. The staff is friendly and a accommodating. We went scaloping and brought a boat. We put in at the hotel and tied up on their dock as did a great number of boats.... More 

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Williston, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed her a couple of different times this last few months. Very clean and a lot Of fun for the kids too. Nice pool area with Tiki bar. Rooms were clean and nice. A little older place but very clean. Has a boat ramp to use for a fee. Enjoyed the extra stuff they brought in for Memorial Day and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I guess for resorts located in the US, this is a good option. Is nothing like resorts in the carebbean but is good enough. My family enjoy it. It is well located. It has a restaurant but you also have the option to go and eat outside. There are plenty option near by.

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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 feedback. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope that you will stay with us again if ever in the area. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was on the first floor in the building adjacent to the main lobby. The room was outdated, but we had asked for the run of the hotel room which was very inexpensive. Our room was outfitted for the disabled. I understand that there are rooms that have been updated. The Marker 82 Bar and Grill served a great... 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 about your recent stay. it is only through our guest feedback we may continue to provide a superior experience. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Cocoa Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our stay at the Plantation Resort was fantastic. It is a beautiful place!! The rooms are lovely, spacious and comfortable. The grounds are well kept. The resort has a lot to offer large pool & tiki bar, spa, golf, tennis, a huge lawn with games set up...like croquet, cornhole, shuffle board, chess. There are boating tours available as well. We... More 

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St. Petersburg, FL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a weekend kayaking on King's Bay and stayed here. We arrived on Friday evening and check in was quick and easy. all of the building are adjoining so it's easy to get around the entire complex. We were located in the Orchid building next to the main lodge. When I booked, the only rooms available had two double... More 

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

Dear Trip Advisor Member, Thank you for your feedback. I am glad you enjoyed the resort. I have passed on your feedback about your dining experience to our Executive Chef and Food and Beverage Manager. I hope that you will come back and give us another opportunity to provide you with a better dining experience. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just home after a fab vacation in Florida, we drove from Orlando up to crystal river for an air boat safari and an overnight stay in plantation hotel, we have done this trip before with friends 4 years ago . The hotel itself looked exactly the same with a warm Floridian welcome , we had chosen a king size suite... More 

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

Dear Valued Trip Advisor Member, I am sorry we failed to meet and or exceed your expectations. We strive to provide a superior experience for all of our guest. I am sorry that your birthday was not acknowledged and your dining experience less than favorable. I will address this as we should definitely be acknowledging all of our guest special... More 

Ormond Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the hotel for a few days while doing some fishing. The rooms need to be updated, there is a foul odor in every room. We were part of a very large party and I did go into several rooms, all had this musty, mildew, mold smell. Carpets and furnishings are all stained and worn. The overall appearance of... 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 complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you provided to make improvements to ensure... More 

chattanooga, tn
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150 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I still love the 60s vibe this hotel gives. I do think some of the renovation work could have been done a little better. Our tub looked horrible and was missing the drain stopper for a bath. We slept fine and the room has been mostly updated. The walls are paper thin and the doors are super loud when they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very great place everything was wonderful ..... Great food, grounds were immaculate , staff wonderful ! Will be back for sure !!!! Best vacation in years ! Rented boats , ate in restaurants , Poland grounds were so perfect ... Everyone was pleasant and all guests were happy ...we had our service dogs and they were welcome everywhere !

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
West 82 Bar and Grill
West 82 Bar and Grill
Cuisines: American, Bar
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Plantation on Crystal River A hidden gem located on the Nature's Coast of Florida and the Gulf of Mexico, our beautiful 50-year-old eco-friendly and green luxury resort hotel's surrounded by the natural springs of Kings Bay. This bay, in Crystal River, is one of the largest spring systems in the state and home to more than 500 West Indian Manatees that migrate each year to the warmth of the springs. We sit on 232 acres of lush preserve land with emerald greens and grand oaks, and house hundreds of birds and wildlife that include: Osprey, Sandhill Cranes, Blue Heron, Red-Bellied Warbler, Yellow-Bellied Warbler, Neotropic Cormorant, Great Egret, Eagles and Grey-Horned Owls to mention a few. OUR HOTEL IS THE PLACE TO STAY & PLAY IN CRYSTAL RIVER, FL Centrally located from Tampa and Orlando, we are a great location for your next • Florida vacation • Corporate Meeting or Retreat • Florida golf vacation • Incentive Group • Florida Wedding • Family Reunion • Fraternal Groups Should you have frequent business in the Citrus County, we have corporate rates available. We have over 12,000 sq. ft. of flexible indoor meeting space and beautiful outdoor locations with water views a great backdrop for your special occasion, team building event, or to simply relax and take in the Florida Sunshine and perfect weather. Remember to visit Spa Bleu at Plantation while staying at the Resort to experience a moment of wellness at our first class Aveda Spa. Offering facials, massage therapy,body treatments, Vichy shower, pedicures, manicures, and a full hair-care Salon. And don't forget we are a world class fishing destination as well. Our Adventure center offers guided fishing charters as well and many other water based activities. Including our Trip Adviser top rated "Swim with the Manatee tours". We are the place to play and stay! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Plantation on Crystal River

Address: 9301 West Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, FL 34429
Location: United States > Florida > Crystal River
Price Range: $115 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Plantation on Crystal River 3.5*
Number of rooms: 196
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Plantation Hotel Crystal River
Plantation Resort Crystal River
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