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Crystal River Inn

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  • Excellent63%
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  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, I almost never give bad reviews. That said.....we stayed one night, May 3rd at the inn, in the Barton Springs room, which is not in the main house. It is next door and is upstairs to some spa businesses - kind of odd. Made...More

Thank 378cyndal
Response from Kathryn D, Owner at Crystal River InnResponded 2 weeks ago

It's disappointing to hear you weren't more impressed with the room. Providing clean and comfortable accommodations is what we're all about, though it sounds like we could step it up a bit more moving forward. I'll be sure to address this with our cleaning staff...More

Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Crystal River inn is a mini palace in the heart of downtown San Marcos..it's a Victorian style mansion with beautiful indoors, paintings, art. I had a super comfortable stay..the staff is amazing, hospitality is great, owners are friendly . The whole experience was great! It...More

Thank Geetanjali J
Response from Cathy D, Owner at Crystal River InnResponded 28 March 2018

Our deep thanks go out to one of the most joyful people we have ever hosted. Geetanjali grew up in the Himalayas and is now doing graduate work in Oregon...here to give speeches at Tx State.....arrived with a “cowboys and tumbleweeds” vision of Texas and...More

Reviewed 6 February 2018

The food was amazing. The mystery weekend was run really well and was a ton of fun. Lovely place to stay - the rooms and antiques made the place look very posh, not dated. The staff was so helpful and friendly,

Thank Jamie S
Response from Kathryn D, Owner at Crystal River InnResponded 11 February 2018

Jamie, we're delighted you enjoyed the mystery weekend so much. You can always count on us for warm and professional hospitality. We hope to welcome you back soon. Take care, Cathy Dillon, Co-Owner

Reviewed 27 November 2017

Six of us stayed three nights at the Crystal River Inn. We had made room reservations in the Main House several months in advance so that we could all stay together. When we arrived, one couple was changed to a room in the Block House...More

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Response from Cathy D, Owner at Crystal River InnResponded 29 November 2017

Thanks for the sweet words, and we are so sorry for having to rearrange your rooms. The hurricane completely messed us up! We were full of evacuees for over a month, and trying to work around prior reservations without having to move anybody in mid-stay....was...More

Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

First of all, incredible food. Would come back just for that. Awesome little B&B. Great murder mystery story. Great for couples or whole family! Kathy, the owner and her husband, are wonderful people and we're very hospitable. Will book here again in the future and...More

Thank Jeremy O
Response from Cathy D, Owner at Crystal River InnResponded 20 November 2017

Jeremy (you will always be Lester the Newspaper editor to me) thank you for such sweet words. That was a great 50th Anniversary weekend and watching the smiles on the Mom and Dad's faces.... was worth the earth (and the bumps in the road)! Glad...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$124 - US$174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$124 - US$174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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Response from Kay Carroll M | Reviewed this property |
Hot and humid down here. There is a good possibility of showers. Hope your facility is indoors with air conditioning.
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"I would ask for the main house."
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"WE had the large room with an attached smaller room which was perfect.If you have trouble with stairs stay on..."
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