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Holiday Inn Express Crystal River

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Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Stayed here one night during the holiday weekend. The hotel check-in staff was very friendly and lobby was very modern and nice. We just needed a place to lay our heads as we were boating with family members for both days (prior and after our hotel stay). The rooms were very clean and modern - which was a surprise in...

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Arshad S, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear Dawn4Gators, Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a complimentary review of the Holiday Inn Express Crystal River. I am excited to hear that our staff and accommodations far exceeded your expectations. We look forward to seeing you again when you are back in Crystal River for more boating adventures.

Charleroi, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 May 2015

We stayed at this hotel when we were going to swim with the manatees. The hotel was very clean; the breakfast was good; the pool was ok. However, there is nothing to do in the evening. Very low key town. Also, if you are going to swim with the manatees, make sure you go in the winter (Feb. or March)....

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hiexpresscr1, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear Ziwalker, Thank you for staying with us at the Holiday Inn Express - Crystal River. We appreciate you taking the time to complete a review regarding your stay with us. I am pleased to read that our hotel's amenities and cleanliness were noteworthy. We hope that if you return to Crystal River to re-experience the manatees that you will...

Ashland, Kentucky
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

First, front desk personel Chris was very nice. Second, kudos to the housekeepers as they did a good job cleaning the room! They are spotless! Third, if you are in the area to swim with the manatees like we did, they are conveniently located near River Ventures. About 2-5 mins depending on traffic. We did our manatee tour at 6...

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 May 2015

We stayed here on our recent trip to Florida with our 3 children aged 14, 12 and 9. We had a room with 2 bedrooms which was a great size and meant we all had our own space. The man on reception asked whether we'd come to swim with the manatees and when we said we had he asked who...

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Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 12 May 2015

Stayed 2 nights over Mothers day weekend and were very pleased with our stay. We were greeted by Beth(?) who was very friendly and helpful . She recommended Crystal River Kayaks for a kayaking tour which we were very pleased with- thanks for the tip!. The room was clean, quiet , and the breakfast was better than most HIE's. They...

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Reviewed 1 May 2015

A good hotel with comfort. The front desk personal were very helpful and friendly. Spacious room but a bit dark in brown colour and a bit insufficently soundproof. The breakfast was very poor. Cardistance to restarants. We Charlies house which is a very good fishrestaurant with resoable prices.

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear Bengt L, We appreciate you taking the time to comment about your recent stay at our hotel. It’s nice to know that you regarded our hotel good, room to be spacious and staff friendly and helpful. On the other hand, we apologize that breakfast selections fell below your expectations, room wall paint and soundproof fell below your expectations. We...

Fayetteville, NC
Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for two nights during a recent visit to relatives in the area. The room was clean, the bed was comfortable, the shower was great, and the staff were friendly and helpful. We really enjoyed the complimentary breakfast. There was great variety and it was well stocked. We enjoyed our stay and would recommend it...

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 23 April 2015

Although we have visited Crystal River numerous times, this was our first stay at the Holiday Inn Express. From the moment of our arrival, we were greeted with a friendly face, very efficient check in; our little grand-daughter was given a cookie, so the hotel was great in her book...the room was spacious, clean and the bed was extremely comfortable....

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Lakeville, Minnesota
Reviewed 21 April 2015

This is a clean, modern facility with a friendly, helpful staff. The room was sufficiently large and the beds and pillows were comfortable. The complimentary breakfast was above average. We definitely recommend this hotel.

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Mt Pleasant
Reviewed 10 April 2015

We usually stay at the Plantation Inn. However, if you read my past reviews, you will see why I didn't wish to stay there again. I arrived late evening to the hotel, and was greeted in a kind and friendly way. I needed food, and since they didn't have a restaurant open at the hotel nor any choices of "real"...

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Arshad S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River, responded to this review

Dear Jessehly Thank you so much for the great review on trip advisor about our property Holiday Inn Express- Crystal River. Our team works very hard to exceed our guests’ expectations, and we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! Please visit us again when you visit the Crystal River area.

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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Microwave
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Crystal River s Newest Hotel for Business, Leisure and Eco-Travelers Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Crystal River! Our modern, green friendly and smoke free hotel is located in the charming city of Crystal River, FL. Near the intersection of Hwy 19 and Hwy 44, the hotel is located East of Inverness, FL, North of Tampa, FL and West of Orlando, FL.Situated in Citrus County, Crystal River is a nature lover's dream and best known for having the world's highest concentration of manatees visiting the area's spring fed waters. The hotel is close to the Nature Coast s beautiful Eco-attractions that offer canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hiking or trail riding all available at Crystal River Preserve State Park. Visitors can take advantage of swimming, snorkeling or diving with manatees in Kings Springs or relaxing on Ft. Island Gulf Beach. The hotel is minutes from Progress Energy Nuclear Power Plant, Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center, Citrus Memorial Hospital and Simon Crystal River Mall. Enjoy premium amenities during your stay with us. Families will enjoy our spacious double king guest rooms with their choice of color theme. Business travelers can utilize our Crystal Meeting Room equipped with audio/visual equipment, accommodating up to 66 people. Be sure to check Crystal River, FL off of your list of the 1000 Places To See Before You Die. Our staff will make you feel so special, you won t want to leave! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Crystal River

Address: 1203 NE 5th Street, Crystal River, FL 34429
Region: United States > Florida > Crystal River
Price Range: $151 - $213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Crystal River 2.5*
Number of rooms: 75
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