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Plantation on Crystal River Ascend Hotel Collection

9301 W Fort Island Trl, Crystal River, FL 34429 US
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3.0 Star Property Near Plantation Inn and Golf Resort
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  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Free WiFi
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Poolside bar
  • Smoke-free property
  • Free self parking
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10/19/2021 - 10/20/2021
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Verified Reviews of Plantation on Crystal River Ascend Hotel Collection

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Very nice place off the beaten psth."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Hotel is very nice, lots of amenities and most importantly they are pet friendly. The lobby and bar area smell terrible, like old people that haven't bathed, but that does not carry through to the restaurant or in any of the rooms.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
15-Mar-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Mar 11 to Thu Mar 12 2020 at a $169.00 average nightly rate.
"Stay Elsewhere"
Overall Score2.0/ 5
Bed too hard. Room did not hv Central heat so our 39 degree night subjected us to a portable space heater. (Wth?) Restaurant food good but wwwaaayyy too expensive; even gift shop sells $.50 service station candy bars for $2.00!. $18.00 ADDTNL DAILY resort fee (not clearly disclosed when booking online) raised room rate by nearly 12%. Cornhole boards were a joke. Grounds are well maintained and Deana (outside bar) was terrific. Other Ascend hotel stays (Jax, FL) much btr. Overall. Just a ho hum experience.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
01-Mar-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Feb 29 to Sun Mar 01 2020 at a $138.36 average nightly rate.
"GREAT ROOM, GOOD CLEANING SERVICE, EXCELLENT RESTAURANT."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Only problem need to update sheets and mattresses. sheets were often very rough and the mattress is just plain soggy. It would be nice for those of us who stay 18 days if there was a microwave available for the room. Great cleaning services, restaurant serviced excellent food and the staff was very friendly. Nice to have 'pet friendly' hotel to stay at.
(Long term stay guest, booked 1 room), from US flag
06-May-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Apr 15 to Fri May 03 2019 at a $122.62 average nightly rate.
"Beautiful but in bad need of updating!"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
They were in the process of updating the front fountain! But they need to worry about the discolored carpet and non working A/C in the stairwells. Had a bad musky smell in the stairwells!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
10-Apr-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Apr 06 to Sun Apr 07 2019 at a $139.04 average nightly rate.

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Summary of 1,197 verified reviews

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Rated 79/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Good family hotel. Located near shopping areas with easy access to parking."

Location

95/100
220 reviews

"Great location, reasonable parking, and good sightseeing."

Bar

83/100
92 reviews

"Bar is awesome. Bar service is acceptable. Standard alcoholic drinks."

Service

70/100
265 reviews

"Reception is decent, with overall friendly and professional service." Old, neglected rooms with uncomfortable beds, yet lovely views. Housekeeping and management are lacking. Recreation staff is nice. Booking process should be better organized.

Breakfast

57/100
38 reviews

"Breakfast is decent but expensive."

Room

49/100
345 reviews

"Outdated, rooms with poor cleanliness and maintenance." Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms. Average-sized rooms with great beds. Substandard furniture, A/C, TV's and kitchenettes. Shower can be a problem.

Amenities

46/100
265 reviews

"Subpar entrance area and older facilities, but wonderful grounds." Elevator in need of updating. Kids facilities are inadequate. Unspectacular architecture.

Wellness Area

41/100
25 reviews

"Wellness & sports facilities could be improved."

Vibe

37/100
167 reviews

"Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes." Hotel could use some updating. Entrance area is not particularly attractive. Stylish hotel. Awesome for families. Good resort hotel. Good for traveling with friends.

Cleanliness

23/100
206 reviews

"Problems with cleanliness in rooms, bathrooms, and pool area." Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Rated 72/100 based on reviews from families.

"Good beach sports. Professional service."

Location

95/100
74 reviews

"Great location."

Bar

79/100
27 reviews

"Bar is awesome. Standard alcoholic drinks."

Service

70/100
79 reviews

"Friendly service, and reception was okay. Recreation staff is nice."

Pool

62/100
47 reviews

"Acceptable pools with some cleanliness complaints."

Breakfast

55/100
11 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Comfort

53/100
43 reviews

"Room size and comfort are OK, but beds are great." Deficient A/C and too noisy rooms.

Room

48/100
116 reviews

"Inadequately cleaned and maintained rooms and bathrooms." Outdated rooms with deficient A/C, furniture, and kitchenettes. Average-sized rooms with great beds.

Wellness Area

41/100
7 reviews

"Wellness & sports facilities could be improved."

Amenities

41/100
81 reviews

"Subpar entrance area and older facilities, but wonderful grounds." Elevator in need of updating.

Vibe

29/100
67 reviews

"Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes." Hotel could use some updating. Entrance area is not particularly attractive.

Cleanliness

24/100
74 reviews

"Unclean rooms and pool area. Hotel facilities could use a good clean."

Rated 74/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Comfortable beds."

Location

93/100
32 reviews

"Great location."

Service

69/100
38 reviews

"So-so, but friendly, service, but low rated reception." Recreation staff is nice.

Breakfast

58/100
10 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Value

47/100
8 reviews

"Value for money could be better."

Room

45/100
52 reviews

"Untidy, poorly-kept rooms with poor furniture and bathrooms." Average sized rooms.

Amenities

44/100
33 reviews

"Guests like the grounds but not the buildings or lobby."

Vibe

30/100
19 reviews

"Vibe is not too good. Hotel could use some updating." Entrance area is not particularly attractive.

Cleanliness

24/100
30 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner. Hotel facilities could use a good clean."

Rated 77/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Fantastic service."

Room

44/100
6 reviews

"Room needs to be improved."

Rated 80/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Good family hotel. Located near shopping areas with easy access to parking."

Location

94/100
14 reviews

"Great location."

Service

73/100
11 reviews

"Friendly service."

Pool

70/100
5 reviews

"Great pool."

Food

63/100
7 reviews

"Food is all right."

Amenities

52/100
7 reviews

"Pleasant hotel grounds and decent amenities."

Room

48/100
15 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner."

Vibe

31/100
6 reviews

"Vibe is not too good."

Cleanliness

29/100
8 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner."

Rated 77/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Fantastic service. Great location."

Location

94/100
9 reviews

"Great location."

Service

72/100
7 reviews

"Friendly service."

Comfort

60/100
5 reviews

"Comfortable."

Room

46/100
10 reviews

"Room needs to be improved."

Cleanliness

27/100
6 reviews

"Could use a good cleaning."

Rated 72/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Good family hotel. Located near shopping areas with easy access to parking."

Location

96/100
197 reviews

"Great location, reasonable parking, and good sightseeing."

Bar

82/100
90 reviews

"Bar is awesome. Bar service is acceptable. Standard alcoholic drinks."

Service

69/100
249 reviews

"Standard service overall, though very professional, and OK reception." Management seems lacking, with badly rated housekeeping, but friendly service. Old, neglected rooms with uncomfortable beds, yet lovely views. Recreation staff is nice. Booking process should be better organized.

Breakfast

58/100
30 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Comfort

52/100
120 reviews

"Room size and comfort are OK, but beds are great." Small bathrooms, noisy rooms, and deficient A/C.

Room

48/100
319 reviews

"Poorly maintained rooms with subpar A/C, minibars, and kitchenettes." Poorly cleaned, older rooms with subpar TVs and furniture. Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms. Average-sized rooms with great beds. Shower can be a problem.

Value

47/100
56 reviews

"Value for money could be better. Food is a bit overpriced."

Amenities

45/100
250 reviews

"Old facilities and poor entrance area, but okay hotel grounds." Elevator in need of updating. Kids facilities are inadequate. Beautiful architecture.

Wellness Area

41/100
25 reviews

"Wellness & sports facilities could be improved."

Vibe

36/100
155 reviews

"Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes." Hotel could use some updating. Entrance area is not particularly attractive. Stylish hotel.

Cleanliness

21/100
193 reviews

"Problems with cleanliness in rooms, bathrooms, and pool area." Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Rated 69/100 based on reviews from families.

"Good beach sports."

Location

95/100
66 reviews

"Great location."

Bar

79/100
26 reviews

"Bar is awesome. Standard alcoholic drinks."

Service

70/100
76 reviews

"Friendly service and acceptable reception. Recreation staff is nice."

Breakfast

56/100
8 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Comfort

53/100
38 reviews

"Room size and comfort are OK, but beds are great." Deficient A/C and too noisy rooms.

Room

47/100
108 reviews

"Inadequately cleaned and maintained rooms and bathrooms." Outdated rooms with deficient A/C, furniture, and kitchenettes. Average-sized rooms with great beds.

Wellness Area

41/100
7 reviews

"Wellness & sports facilities could be improved."

Amenities

39/100
74 reviews

"Old facilities and poor entrance area, but okay hotel grounds." Elevator in need of updating.

Vibe

28/100
62 reviews

"Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes." Hotel could use some updating. Entrance area is not particularly attractive.

Cleanliness

23/100
70 reviews

"Unclean rooms and pool area. Hotel facilities could use a good clean."

Rated 71/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Terrific location."

Location

93/100
19 reviews

"Great location."

Service

68/100
26 reviews

"So-so, but friendly, service, but low rated reception."

Pool

65/100
12 reviews

"Ordinary pool."

Breakfast

58/100
5 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Comfort

52/100
18 reviews

"Decently comfortable but somewhat noisy."

Value

47/100
6 reviews

"Value for money could be better."

Amenities

42/100
27 reviews

"Guests like the grounds but not the buildings or lobby."

Room

40/100
36 reviews

"Untidy, poorly-kept rooms with poor furniture and bathrooms."

Vibe

29/100
13 reviews

"Vibe is not too good. Entrance area is not particularly attractive." Hotel could use some updating.

Cleanliness

21/100
21 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner. Hotel facilities could use a good clean."

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Property Description

When you stay at Plantation on Crystal River, Ascend Hotel Collection in Crystal River, you'll be connected to the convention center, within a 5-minute drive of Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge and Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge. This golf resort is 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from Hunter Spring Park and 4 mi (6.5 km) from Crystal River Watersports Marina.

Satisfy your appetite with American cuisine at West 82 Grill, one of the resort's 3 restaurants. Relax with a refreshing drink from the poolside bar or one of the 3 bars/lounges. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 6:00 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.

Make yourself at home in one of the 196 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and coffee/tea makers, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Plantation Inn and Golf Resort - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Crystal River Preserve State Park - 2.2 km / 1.4 mi
Three Sisters Springs - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Hunter Spring Park - 2.8 km / 1.7 mi
Crystal River Watersports Marina - 6.5 km / 4 mi
Fort Island Trail Park - 7.5 km / 4.6 mi
Crystal River Archaeological State Park - 8.1 km / 5 mi
Bayfront Health Seven Rivers - 10.7 km / 6.6 mi
Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park - 10.9 km / 6.8 mi
Fort Island Gulf Beach - 13.7 km / 8.5 mi
Yulee Sugar Mill Ruins Historic State Park - 14.5 km / 9 mi
Pine Ridge Golf & Country Club - 17.9 km / 11.1 mi
Lake Rousseau - 18.3 km / 11.4 mi

The preferred airport for Plantation on Crystal River, Ascend Hotel Collection is Ocala, FL (OCF-Ocala Intl.) - 56.6 km / 35.2 mi

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Crystal River? This resort has facilities measuring 10,000 square feet (1 square meters), including conference space. Free self parking is available onsite.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. After practicing your swing on the golf course, you can enjoy other recreational amenities including an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Additional features at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, a hair salon, and shopping on site.

Green Sustainability

Certified Green Lodging = 2 Palms

Amenities / Features

  • Check In: 4:00 PM
  • Check Out: 11:00 AM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 18
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Shopping on site
  • Outdoor pool
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Banquet hall
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1
  • Spa tub
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Marina on site
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • In-room accessibility
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Full-service spa
  • Wedding services
  • Number of buildings/towers - 13
  • Year Built - 1962
  • Total number of rooms - 196
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Accessible bathroom
  • RV, bus, truck parking
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Multilingual staff
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 3
  • Poolside bar
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Smoke-free property
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Elevator
  • Free self parking
  • Conference space
  • Hair salon
  • ATM/banking
  • Golf course on site
  • Pool sun loungers
  • 24-hour business center

Airport & Shuttle Information

Tampa Int'l - 1 hour 10 minute driveOrlando int'l 1 hour 40 minute driveOne way tax expense.Tampa= Approximately $75 for 1-2 peopleOrlando= Approximately 95 1-2 people

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Breakfast is Continental with coffee tea or juice.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Pet maximum weight in lb is 50

Maximum number of pets per room 2

Pet maximum weight in kg is 23

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Pets cannot be left unattended

Only dogs are allowed

Pets allowed

$40.00 per day charge limited number of rooms and 50lb weight limit.

Parking Info

No charge for self parking.No charge for Motor coach parking and it is available on site

Internet / WiFI

Fiber-optic internet, with multiple hotspots. WiFi access is complimentary in the lobby & guest rooms.

Misc Fees / Policies

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 14.95 for adults and USD 9.95 for children (approximately)
  • Pet deposit: USD 40.00 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 40.00 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 20.00 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Spa access
  • Beach towels
  • Fitness center access
  • Children's club/arcade access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • Faxes
  • In-room coffee
  • Parking
  • Lending library access
  • Housekeeping
  • Additional inclusions

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
  • The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas.
  • Contactless check-out is available.
  • This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Choice).

Cleaning Policies

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Gloves are available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Masks are compulsory at the property

Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Commitment to Clean (Choice)

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

About Ascend Hotel Collection

  • Upscale property delivering the highest standards of hospitality, services, and luxury comfort
  • Free wireless internet and continental breakfast
  • Beautiful indoor and outdoor pools
  • Flat-screen high definition TV's
  • Boutique restaurants and cocktail lounges at participating locations
  • Fitness center facility

The Ascend Hotel Collection highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Seasonality and Projections at Plantation on Crystal River, Ascend Hotel Collection

Rate fluctuations of Plantation on Crystal River, Ascend Hotel Collection

The chart above shows fluctuations of prices for both group prices and the best individual traveler prices our rate checker could find at the time the group offer was submitted. The lowest group discount displayed is 42.3% in the month of September 2020 and the highest average individual rate is $194 in the month of September 2020. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Plantation on Crystal River, Ascend Hotel Collection in a month when rates are lower.

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