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Roswell, Georgia
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

We originally planned just a 1 night stay on our way home from vacation. We knew right away we wanted to stay longer. The staff rearranged rooms so we could stay in our great 1st floor room overlooking the canal. I can't say enough good things. The staff, food, accommodations were great. Our swim with the manatees was amazing. Lots...

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Stayed here for two nights with a good deal via TripAdvisor. Check in was quick and easy. After going to our room, we can't to explore and immediately saw 5 manatee swimming right next to the hotel. A lovely surprise. The pool area is very nice and all the staff were pleasant. We ate in the restaurant once which was...

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scotia, ny
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

My husband , daughter and I went for a wonderful, educational, emotional swim with friendly manatees under the careful and caring guidance of captain Ed Menster. The staff was so nice to us, even though we got our start time wrong and we arrived late. We were lucky enough to swim with the friendly manatees on a day they were...

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Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved this place,very clean and customer service was very prompt and professional . The room was very clean,the grounds where wonderful. The only problem was that no one happened to mention that there was a one time boat launch fee for guest,not a big deal,but it would've been nice to of mention since I called and told them we...

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Israel
Reviewed 3 May 2016

It has charm and great seroundings but some elements in the rooms show old age. The rooms are comfy and very clean and only the windows look like they are there from the 1960's. This hotel is one of the few right on the water in this part of Florida. Lovely pool area, great lawns, and the tour we made...

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We stayed here over spring break this year and my family loved this place! The hotel has been renovated to mix old with new. We loved the old Florida feel of this resort, nice pool, pool bar and surrounding area. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. We would definitely stay here again!

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Pittsburgh
Reviewed 1 May 2016

We came here just for the main purpose of snorkeling with the manatees, but it is so much more. It's a place of natural beauty, like I imagine the Florida of 50+ years ago. After checking in, we went to wander around the property and immediately saw a dolphin in the river beside the lovely pool. The view of the...

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Lancashire
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Lovely colonial style hotel with great staff who are friendly and professional. A wonderful meal in the restaurant with great views over the water. Tiki Bar offers lovely cocktails served by friendly staff. The Manatee tour with Captain Ron and Captain Ed is something else. A real credit to his trade. An expert Manatee 'wrangler', diver, guide and with technology...

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Dunnellon, Florida
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We had a hard time booking the best room at the Plantation and finally left the hotel we were in to move here! We got the King/Patio Room and LOVED IT. These rooms were very clean! Loved the patio...but next time will request the rooms by the rental area as you are closer to the canal and can watch everything...

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Marco Island, Florida
Reviewed 29 April 2016

My sister and I (both in our 60s so this isn't just for younger people) went here specifically because we wanted to do their swim with manatees package. The hotel is very comfortable and seems to have been renovated in the last couple years. We love having free wi-fi and it was strong and reliable. The a/c worked well which...

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  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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West 82 Bar and Grill
West 82 Bar and Grill
Cuisines: American, Bar
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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 

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Address: 9301 West Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, FL 34429
Region: United States > Florida > Crystal River
Price Range: RM457 - RM898 (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 Resort Crystal River
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