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Dive Center of the Port Hotel and Marina

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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good17%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
26 Apr 2018
“fantastic value”
23 May 2017
“Snorkling with manatees.”
Port Hotel & Marina is a bustling waterside destation on one of Florida's outstanding waterways in Crystal River. This hotel, located on 7 acres, has provided a scenic hideaway for the last 60 years. Tourists come to the waterside location to dive...more
1610 SE Paradise Cir, Crystal River, FL 34429-4621
+1 352-795-7234
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

My wife and I stayed here and it was very inexpensive , clean and comfotable. Diving and manatee trips next door and great bar on premises--- we will come again!!!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank thomas S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Drove from Charleston, SC to see the manatees. Got to the shop just before 2pm. Told the guy at the counter that the wife and I would like to rent a pontoon to see the manatees. He asked if we had a reservation, which we...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Dan C
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We went out on the 7am 3 hour "swim with the manatees" tour. It was awesome! There were only a few of us (3x more on the 10am tour!) We found the manatees, anchored and swam. All of us were touched and bumped by these...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Stayed at the port hotel for two days, centre right beside the hotel, rented good kayaks and fishing equipment with great, friendly staff and away I went! 20-30 min paddle to three sisters springs... spent the best part of two days on the water

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank steve p
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

We were staying at the hotel and wanted to find out what water activities were available. The people at the dive center were very helpful. We rented kayaks and went all over the bay. The gave us a map and told us places to check...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Leigh22172
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Horrible motor took 3 hours to get out to scallop 25hp motor benches for seats hard plastic no cushions not anchored down the benches slide all over . It was 290 dollars plus fuel like a bad joke. We r not that picky do not...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 22 June 2015

Rented a kayak. It was in good shape, and the staff gave me good information about the area. Well supplied and a nice changing area to move from street clothes to water-wear.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank ChuckOp
Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

They are crooks, we rented a boat watched the video went out to meet the kid who was supposed to go over the map with us, he never did, no one told us where we couldn't go, then the boat broke down in the middle...More

Date of experience: March 2015
11  Thank Kryan89
Reviewed 19 November 2014

This place honestly looks pretty sketchy on the outside, but the rooms appeared recently redone with all the nice amenities and modern decor. The price is great and they include a discount for the manatee tour. We also rented a kayak, which was reasonably priced...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank CouponTravelGuy
Reviewed 22 July 2014

I called last week to rent a pontoon boat on Saturday. I called early in the AM 7:55 and the phone was answered "This is Capt. Stu". I asked him about the rentals and he told me it would be $190(ish) and I went ahead...More

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