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Reviewed today NEWvia mobile

The best experience of my life! I'm sure I'll be talking about it when I'm 90 😃. We went out with captains Misty and Memphis who were lovely and professional. Misty got in with us and calmed me down when I got panicky with Snorkell mask. We saw three manatees yesterday (26 feb 2017) and one swam right under me!...

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Stayed here for out anniversary scalloping trip and loved it! Staff is super friendly, grounds are beautiful, pool is fun, and bar by the pool is a great place to grab drinks after a long day in the sun. The restaurant in the hotel is phenomenal - fresh delicious fish and tasty drinks. Highly recommend and will be staying here...

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Pleasant Ridge, Michigan
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Loved the location of this hotel and the activities it offered for our family. We went swimming with the manatees with Caption Ed and Dustin. They were awesome and made sure that we got to experience the manatees up close. Also, rented kayaks and paddled to Three Sister Springs where we saw manatee along the way. Drove about 30 minutes...

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We came to this property for a wedding for friends. This is a beautiful property and has many amenities included with the property. Pool, spa, river tours, shuffleboard and just too many to list. Just an awesome property.. Beautiful!!

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Reviewed 3 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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Denise M, Guest Relations Manager at Plantation on Crystal River, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of our property! We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 4 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 5 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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Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 6 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 1 week ago via 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 1 week ago

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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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West 82 Bar and Grill
West 82 Bar and Grill
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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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
Region: United States > Florida > Crystal River
Price Range: £83 - £187 (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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“Choose a waterfront patio room”
 of 5 bubbles AVK17, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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.”
 of 5 bubbles R7475BEemilyj, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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