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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was our second visit to the Plantation and and recommend it to everyone coming to Crystal River! We stayed on the waterfront patio room both times. Everyone from checking in to the poolside bar and grill. Which there burger and chicken sandwich where delicious!! And our housekeeping where all very friendly!! Definitely will be back!! Very peaceful and relaxing!!

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Captains Ross and Jason are amazing!! They were so friendly, patient and accommodating to our family of 4! Captain Ross took our 8 year old on his back when she was afraid. The manatees were sooo cool and we give them 5 stars also! This trip was fantastic and we highly recommend it! Ross took some great photos and videos...

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Holiday, Florida, United States
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

the grounds are breath taking. The staff was very friendly .. It is a great place for a week end get away. If you get some time to spend at the out side bar Deena is great.. although the rooms are a little dated we would defently go back

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Thank Bonnie H
Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a private swim with the Manatee tour with Captain Greg and Captain Jason. They took exceptional care of our 5 children in the water and out. The non- swimmers enjoyed the boat as well. They are knowledgeable, dedicated to rescue of the animals as well as conservation. The 5mm wetsuits where clean and well taken care of. The...

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Delray Beach, Florida, Usa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We recently went with Captain Ed & Bob. They are a good team. The weather was warmer & hard to find but they went above and beyond to find some for us. Would definitely go again on a cold clear day with them

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Olympic National Park, Washington
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was a wonderful old yet clean establishment in Crystal River with a good restaurant and bar. It could use some updating around the building. There was a hole in the outside eaves where a squirrel was scratching to get into the room. Just apart of the ambience I guess. The grounds are beautiful along an isolated canal. Very country...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a great 5-night stay at Plantation on Crystal River last week! The room rate we booked was so low that we thought we might have booked a not-so-nice place. We were pleasantly surprised with how nice the resort was for such a great price. The plantation feel of the resort gives it a neat ambiance day and night....

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Naples, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights with my husband. Our room was old and needs work. There was mildew in the bathroom and carpet needs to be replaced. We were given a wheelchair accessible room which we did not request. There wasn't a vanity in the bathroom and nowhere to put your toiletries. There was mildew all around the tile and...

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel looks wonderful on the outside and indeed is for the most part. We paid extra for a river view and were very glad we had. Room was nice and large with a comfortable bed (although the pillows were a bit small) The surroundings were beautiful We enjoyed cocktails at the Tiki bar The restaurant food was also good...

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Torrington, Connecticut
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a long family weekend at the Plantation on Crystal River - with ages running from 5 - 74 years old. The hotel staff were very accommodating and pleasant, and the recreation activities were incredible. We stayed in the main building, so an easy walk into the dining room, and out the door to the pool, hot tub, life...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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West 82 Bar and Grill
West 82 Bar and Grill
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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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
Region: United States > Florida > Crystal River
Price Range: $136 - $305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Plantation on Crystal River 3*
Number of rooms: 196
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Plantation Hotel Crystal River
Plantation Resort Crystal River
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“Get a room with a canal view.”
 of 5 bubbles Dwnptrl, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Water views look out on a river/channel with homes on the other side and have sliding glass doors out onto a small patio.”
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“If you have lots of luggage you may wish to consider a room on the ground floor as there is no lift”
 of 5 bubbles ianhelen50, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“room #255 has a great view of the canal, great when the elevator works.”
 of 5 bubbles tbirddjs, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms on the second floor are big and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles JAD2012, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
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