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Holiday Inn Express Crystal River

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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south carolina
Reviewed 4 April 2015

Excellent clean hotel with wonderful staff!! Would definitely recommend this hotel. Everything about it was 5 stars!! We stayed one night to catch our manatee swim at 6 am next morning - 2 minutes from River Ventures! Loved this hotel!!!

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

Dear familytravelwith4 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.

Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 31 March 2015

Due to a fire in the laundry bldg. at The Plantation, we moved to the Holiday Inn Express. Best decision. Beth at the front desk greeted us with open arms at 6 pm; suggested places to go for dinner and reminded us of the wonderful free breakfast in the morning. The room was large and clean. Bathroom wonderful with GREAT...

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

Dear Jodi W Thank you so much for the great review on trip advisor about our property Holiday Inn Express- Crystal River. We are so glad you enjoyed the breakfast, a great way to start your day! Our team works very hard to exceed our guests’ expectations, and we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! Please...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 30 March 2015

The room was big and clean and had everything we needed - oh, and had amazing water pressure! - and there was plenty to choose from for breakfast. And it was literally five minutes to the River Tours place.

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

Dear Guest, It was very kind of you to take the time to leave us with feedback. We are glad you enjoyed our water pressure and close proximity to manatee tours. We would love to know how we could have earned the extra star, as we strive to provide all of guests with 5-star stays. I welcome you to email...

Defiance, Ohio
Reviewed 30 March 2015

We stayed so we would be close to go swimming with the Manatees. We had reserved a room, and check in was easy, the clerk was very friendly and informative. We had a quiet, restful night in good beds, clean room, and clean linens. The breakfast offered a great breakfast for us, taking into consideration that it's hotel style food....

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for leaving us a wonderful review! We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we anticipate seeing you back on your next visit! Have a wonderful day. Miranda H. Guest Services Manager

Reviewed 25 March 2015 via mobile

The rooms were clean and comfy, and the beds were comfortable. The only change I would make is to get rid of the pancake maker. Four days in a row it did not work. Mary would try to fix it, to no avail.

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

Dear Guest, We are glad you enjoyed your overall stay. We apologize for the pancake maker not working during and for any inconvenience it may have caused you. We have corrected this issue and you will definitely be able to enjoy our delectable pancakes the next time you are in town. Thank you, Miranda H. Guest Services Manager

Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

My family and I go snorkeling/scalloping/touring in the Crystal River area every year. This holiday Inn Express is always very clean, the staff is very nice, and it is easy to get to Crystal River, scalloping, manatees, state parks, mermaid shows and some great local restaurants. The staff has always been very helpful with great suggestions on local restaurants and...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave us with great feedback! We are glad you enjoyed your accommodations, the pool, and the customer service of our staff.We strive to provide all of our guest with 5-star stays and would love to hear back from you in regards to how we could have earned the extra star. Feel...

Auburn, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 March 2015

We checked into the Holiday Inn Crystal River on Friday March 13 2015 and checked out March 16th. The staff was very friendly at check in and we didn't need to check out because they put the bill under your door. The lobby was very clean as was the breakfast area. We stayed in a two queen bed room that...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for giving us a great review and for choosing to stay at our property. We are glad you enjoyed your stay from the quietness of your room to the hospitality of our staff. We look forward to having you back in the future when your plans bring you back to Crystal River. Miranda Hornback Guest Services...

Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Reviewed 16 March 2015

We arrived late at night after a long flight and drive. The front desk staff was very friendly. The room was quiet and clean. The breakfast was sufficient. We stayed the night before a manatee swim and were happy breakfast was served early enough for us to eat beforehand. This was the best value the entire time we were in...

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

Dear Guest, We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! Many travelers come to the area to swim with the manatees and we are flattered you chose to stay at our property. We take pride in providing great service and are glad we were able to make your stay memorable. We hope to have you back in...

Panama City Beach, Florida
Reviewed 14 March 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Holiday Inn Express in Crystal River for an overnight stop on a trip to south Fl. The front desk staff were pleasant and there were two luggage carts available for unloading. The hotel had an elevator, which is a major issue for us. The room was comfortable and clean, although my husband found...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I am glad you found our staff hospitable and that you enjoyed the amenities of our property. We strive for 5 star stays with all of our guest and I'd love to hear what could have made your stay better. My email is Miranda@mymaverick.net and I hope...

Reviewed 10 March 2015

Stayed the night before a manatee swim. Conveniently located just a little ways back from the main drag in Crystal River. Had a wait at check-in as there was only one person available and while we saw cookies, one was not offered. The room was clean and pleasant, but the TV remote had buttons that didn't work and the cable...

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave us with feedback. We are glad our front desk agent was able to point you in the right direction for great seafood! We hope the next time you travel back to the area we are able to provide you with the cookie, and comfortable sleep arrangements once again. Thank you, Miranda Hornback...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
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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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