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Plantation Inn and Golf Resort

9301 West Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, FL 34429
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Very nice place with things to do!

Wife and I went for 2 days on a weekend short road trip. The grounds and main building are of true... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Montverde, Florida, Usa
It's a Fairly Good Value

Considering the room rate, this is a fairly good value with amenities such as large pool, river... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Poor4%
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“tiki bar” (33 reviews)
“dive shop” (31 reviews)
9301 West Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, FL 34429
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wife and I went for 2 days on a weekend short road trip. The grounds and main building are of true southern vintage...beautiful. Had a room facing the water on first floor, we just walked out and there was the canal for fishing, boating or...More

Thank skpperry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Considering the room rate, this is a fairly good value with amenities such as large pool, river views, boat docks and launch, restaurant and gift shop. This is an old establishment that has been through several renovations, and could use a few more. Walls are...More

Thank packliteFlorida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plantation was a very good value. There is a pool, sand volleyball, large checkers/chess, shuffleboard, croquet, corn hole, and a marina for rentals of pontoons, kayaks, john boats, and charters. The grounds were beautiful and the food reasonably priced for a hotel. The only complaint...More

Thank suzyqtwo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found the Plantation Inn to be a great base to visit Crystal River. The common areas (lobby, bar, dining room, pool and grounds) are very welcoming, attractive and well maintained. We found the accommodations to be comfortable, but becoming worn and dated. It was...More

Thank ML W
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The Lamb and Duck are delicious all was great. The Staff was awesome. It was A buffet the atmosphere was great we really enjoyed the DINNER!

Thank Shirley D
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We stopped in here and took a manatee tour the following morning. This is a very nice hotel - the rooms were large and clean - the bed was excellent. We just stayed overnight, but it was a pleasant experience and we would stay again...More

Thank LeadFoot2014
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful facility with many amenities. Marina with rental boats, dive shop, 18 hole golf course, etc. However, the food in the restaurant does not match the excellence of the rest of the facility. Six dinners and they were mediocre.

Thank Barry B
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

The plantation itself is beautiful, nice rooms great grounds renovations were going on but not bothersome good staff. Only problem we had was a lot of the amenities were closed or not available yet we still had to pay the resort fee. No workout room,...More

1  Thank Geneva R
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Not a bad place to stay but not great. The refrigerator is by the bed and kept clicking on during the night just about the time the air conditioner/furnace cycled off which made sleeping difficult. The bed had a nice soft mattress topper but the...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

The hotel looked nice and the surroundings were really beautiful with a nice kids friendly pool. Our minus was that the waitress in the poolbar forgot our food order, she made up for it with a free beer though. The room looked nice but became...More

Thank Kathrine L
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We want to go March 2015, Is this a good time to see Manatees as well? What about diving and scalloping that time of year?
3 January 2015|
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Response from Mutantrover | Reviewed this property |
I'd say call the Plantation Inn and speak to the boat/dive shop. We had amazing Capt. Jeff. He grew up in that area, so very knowledgable. From what I read now is peak manatee season and they thin out from there.