Holiday Inn Express Crystal River

1203 Ne 5th St, Crystal River, FL 34429 US
View Map Reservations: +1-800-760-7718
2.5 Star Downtown Hotel
IHG launches IHG Way of Clean program: Reduced contact at check-in / reception services; Visible verification of sanitized items in guest rooms; Additional deep cleaning of high touch surfaces, social distancing in public spaces; New standards and service approach to buffets, banquets, room-service and catering.
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08/08/2020 - 08/09/2020
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Summary of Verified Reviews

Rated 87/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Excellent budget hotel. Easily accessible by car and offers nearby parking areas. Great rooms and fantastic service. Great pool. Awesome vibe."

Service

93/100
179 reviews

"Service is professional and cheery, especially reception and housekeeping."

Location

92/100
105 reviews

"Great location. Excellent parking and car access."

Cleanliness

88/100
99 reviews

"Clean hotel facilities. Clean rooms and bathrooms."

Room

83/100
234 reviews

"Big, brand-new, and spotless rooms with awesome beds." Decent, well-sized bathrooms are very clean. Poorly-maintained rooms with poor furniture, A/C, and minibars.

Breakfast

81/100
175 reviews

"Great and affordable breakfast."

Comfort

80/100
137 reviews

"Rooms and bathrooms are spacious and comfortable, with nice beds." Noise levels are OK, but A/C is poor.

Vibe

80/100
34 reviews

"Awesome vibe. Relatively modern hotel. Pleasant entrance area." Stylish hotel. Fine for a budget trip.

Pool

80/100
21 reviews

"Great pool."

Amenities

76/100
47 reviews

"Great hotel buildings and entrance area."

WiFi

56/100
7 reviews

"Regular internet service."

Rated 87/100 based on reviews from families.

"Great pool. Great amenities."

Service

93/100
30 reviews

"Friendly service and great reception."

Location

92/100
22 reviews

"Great location."

Cleanliness

88/100
21 reviews

"Clean hotel facilities. Clean rooms."

Pool

84/100
6 reviews

"Great pool."

Breakfast

82/100
39 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Room

80/100
47 reviews

"Large, clean rooms with excellent beds." Poor bathrooms and substandard room maintenance.

Comfort

79/100
28 reviews

"Large, comfortable rooms, reasonably quiet with great beds."

Amenities

76/100
12 reviews

"Nice building."

Food

61/100
9 reviews

"Food is all right."

Rated 86/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Spacious rooms. Clean rooms."

Service

94/100
21 reviews

"Friendly service."

Location

93/100
15 reviews

"Great location."

Cleanliness

89/100
13 reviews

"Clean rooms."

Room

81/100
30 reviews

"Large, clean rooms with excellent beds."

Comfort

79/100
18 reviews

"Great sized rooms, very comfortable with wonderful beds."

Breakfast

78/100
13 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Rated 87/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Excellent budget hotel. Easily accessible by car and offers nearby parking areas. Great rooms and fantastic service. Great pool. Awesome vibe."

Comfort

83/100
6 reviews

"Very comfortable."

Breakfast

81/100
5 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Room

80/100
8 reviews

"Great room."

Rated 86/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Excellent budget hotel. Easily accessible by car and offers nearby parking areas. Great rooms and fantastic service. Great pool. Awesome vibe."

Service

95/100
16 reviews

"Friendly service."

Location

92/100
14 reviews

"Great location."

Cleanliness

89/100
15 reviews

"Clean hotel facilities. Clean rooms."

Room

84/100
33 reviews

"Large, clean rooms with excellent beds."

Comfort

83/100
25 reviews

"Great sized rooms, very comfortable with wonderful beds."

Breakfast

81/100
24 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Rated 88/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Great room. Fantastic service."

Service

94/100
6 reviews

"Friendly service."

Location

91/100
5 reviews

"Great location."

Cleanliness

90/100
7 reviews

"Clean rooms."

Breakfast

83/100
6 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Room

82/100
12 reviews

"Spacious and tidy rooms."

Comfort

81/100
9 reviews

"Large, comfortable rooms."

Rated 79/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Excellent budget hotel. Easily accessible by car and offers nearby parking areas. Great rooms and fantastic service. Great pool. Awesome vibe."

Comfort

79/100
6 reviews

"Comfortable rooms and beds."

Room

76/100
13 reviews

"Excellent rooms with wonderful beds. Relatively new rooms."

Breakfast

76/100
11 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Vibe

72/100
5 reviews

"Awesome vibe. Relatively modern hotel."

Rated 87/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Excellent budget hotel. Easily accessible by car and offers nearby parking areas. Great rooms and fantastic service. Great pool. Awesome vibe."

Service

94/100
145 reviews

"Service is professional and cheery, especially reception and housekeeping."

Location

92/100
75 reviews

"Great location and easy parking."

Cleanliness

88/100
74 reviews

"Clean hotel facilities. Clean rooms and bathrooms."

Breakfast

84/100
119 reviews

"Great and affordable breakfast."

Vibe

81/100
22 reviews

"Awesome vibe. Modern Hotel. Stylish hotel."

Room

81/100
168 reviews

"Large, clean rooms with excellent beds." Decent, well-sized bathrooms are very clean. Deficient A/C in poorly-maintained rooms.

Pool

80/100
16 reviews

"Great pool."

Comfort

75/100
91 reviews

"Rooms and bathrooms are spacious and comfortable, with nice beds." Noise levels are OK, but A/C is poor.

Amenities

75/100
36 reviews

"Nice building."

Rated 88/100 based on reviews from families.

"Nice building. Great pool."

Service

94/100
23 reviews

"Friendly service and great reception."

Location

90/100
14 reviews

"Great location."

Cleanliness

87/100
16 reviews

"Clean hotel facilities. Clean rooms."

Breakfast

83/100
27 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Room

78/100
34 reviews

"Rooms are spotless with comfy beds." Poor bathrooms and substandard room maintenance.

Comfort

78/100
17 reviews

"Comfortable rooms and beds."

Amenities

76/100
9 reviews

"Nice building."

Food

61/100
8 reviews

"Food is all right."

Rated 92/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Great location. Fantastic service."

Service

95/100
12 reviews

"Friendly service."

Location

93/100
9 reviews

"Great location."

Cleanliness

90/100
5 reviews

"Clean rooms."

Room

79/100
14 reviews

"Rooms are spotless with comfy beds."

Comfort

78/100
8 reviews

"Comfortable rooms and beds."

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Customer Reviews of Holiday Inn Express Crystal River

Tripadvisor Traveler Rating:
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Rooms
Cleanliness
Service
Excellent
709
Very Good
252
Average
32
Poor
4
Terrible
6
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Recent Reviews:
shannan864
Trip type:
Couples
Great hotel
Aug 5, 2020
As usual, I was pleasantly surprised with the Holiday Inn Express. The rooms were spacious & clean. The staff were extremely courteous & personable. After reviewing trip advisor I’m glad... more »
janetgroene
I had to cancel
Aug 1, 2020
Although I never made it to the hotel I give the staff high marks for the efficient, clear and professional way they handled my (sad) need to cancel a three-night... more »
GreekamericanMom
Novato, California
Apparently no issue of Covid 19 in Crystal River because FEW wear masks!
Jul 29, 2020
My husband just stayed at this property a month ago, and Covid 19 measures were completely different than this stay. Breakfast buffet so people could get their own vs only... more »
pcmagnolia1013
Panama City, Florida
Trip type:
Family
Terrible customer service
Jul 26, 2020
Problems with check in. Staff at front desk was not accommodating. I found this to be a problem since their system showed my reservation had been canceled and I had... more »
RenaeWunder
Trip type:
Couples
Ok, but scary!
Jul 12, 2020
Signs about Coronavirus, stating to sanitze upon exiting elevator. One floor had an empty container, all other floors had none...for 3 days! No hand sanitizer at breakfast either. Its ok,... more »
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Property Description

As one of the newest hotels in Crystal River Florida - we feature a modern green-friendly and smoke-free environment. We're also conveniently located near highways 19 and 44 - which offer easy access to Inverness - Tampa and Orlando. From the eco-attractions of Nature Coast to the parks of Crystal River FL - our hotel's location is ideal for nature lovers. You can fish - hike and dive year-round at the state parks or visit Kings Bay and swim with manatees. In fact - the world's highest concentration of these gentle giants is right here in Crystal River FL and Homosassa Springs! Our hotel's guests also enjoy shopping at The Shoppes of Heritage Village or touring the Coastal Heritage Museum. From the 750-sq.-ft. meeting room to the 24-hour Business Center - business travelers benefit from our amenities. Crystal River Florida's major businesses - like Duke Energy Power Plant - Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center - Citrus Memorial Hospital and Withlacoochee River Electric are all within minutes of our hotel. Your Crystal River FL trip's itinerary should include our complimentary hot breakfast bar each morning - relaxation time by the outdoor pool and a workout in the 24-hour Fitness Center. Free high-speed Internet access is available in every room and the hotel's lobby. Crystal River is a must see. TWO QUEEN BEDS NONSMOKING This room with free high speed internet access has a fridge and a microwave you can work at the activity table and a speakerphone with free local calls kick back in the triple triple sheeted beds with four pillows each and watch a movie on the 32 inch LCD TV STANDARD ROOM NONSMOKING When you arrive at the hotel we will do our best to meet your room bed type preference subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed. Free high speed internet access and a 32 inch LCD TV are provided. Utilize the microwave and fridge and work at the table 2 KING BEDS NONSMOKING Free high speed internet access keeps you connected watch the 32 inch LCD TV and relax in the lounge chair this room has a desk with ergonomic chair and speakerphone with free local calls the beds have triple sheeting and 4 pillows microwave and fridge are provided 2 KING BEDS WITH SOFA SLEEPER NONSMOKING Surf the free high speed internet access while you relax on the sofa bed. You can watch premium movie channels on the 32 inch LCD TV and make a snack with the microwave and fridge. Complete your work at the desk with ergonomic and make free local calls at the speakerphone. EXECUTIVE SUITE NONSMOKING Enjoy a relaxing stay in this 2 bedroom with a Jacuzzi in the bathroom you can surf the free high speed internet access while you relax in the living room with a sofa bed 32 inch TV microwave fridge and workspace one bedroom has a triple sheeted queen bed and the other room has a king bed Groups & Meetings 750 square feet of meeting space available for up to 60 people in theatre style setup. AV equipment available at a cost. Water, Coffee and beverage station available. 35 people in class room setup 25 people in U Shape setup. Facilities Number of Meeting Rooms: 1 Total Area of Meeting Space: 750 sq ft Number of Sales and Meeting Professionals On-Site: 1 Largest Room Capacity:66 Largest Room Measurement: 734 SQ FEET Smallest Room Measurement: 734 SQ FEET Equipment Flip Chart and Markers Pens, Pencils and Pads Provided Cable Modem DVD Player Lectern or Podium Modem Lines LCD Television Nearby Attractions Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge Coastal Heritage Museum Crystal River Archaeological State Park Crystal River Beach Crystal River Preserve State Park Fort Cooper State Park Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park Kayak with Manatees Kings Bay Manatee Tour and Dive Nature Coast Botanical Gardens Silver Spring Must See The Coastal Heritage Museum, located in historic Old City Hall and 1.3 miles from our hotel in downtown Crystal River, offers a unique look at Citrus County's history. Exhibits include a 1929 diorama of downtown Citrus Avenue and an original jail cell. Must Do Because we're located between temperate and sub-tropical zones, a unique environment of plant and animal life thrives near the hotel. Crystal River Preserve State Park offers a 2.5-mi interpretive trail and outlets for fishing, kayaking, hiking and more. Don't Go Home Without The Shoppes of Heritage Village, located just 1 miles from the hotel, is Crystal River's popular, open-air shopping spot. The Village has a variety of unique shops, a tea bar and café and live entertainment, all shaded by beautiful palms and magnolias.

Amenities / Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Cable TV service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Desk
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspaper
  • Free toiletries
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • In-room climate control (heating)
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Phone
  • Premium TV channels
  • Private bathroom
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Wheelchair accessible

Airport & Shuttle Information

Tampa International Driving Directions From Orlando - Take Florida Turnpike North towards Ocala. Florida Turnpike Merge onto I-75 North. Take Exit 329 toward Inverness. Turn left onto SR 44 West. Drive 33 miles on SR 44. Hotel is on the right on SR 44.

Local Shuttle Info: N/A

Breakfast Information

Express Start Breakfast Bar

Pet Friendly?

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Parking Info

Free parking

Internet / WiFI

Free wi-fi

About Holiday Inn Express

  • Free Express Start Breakfast Bar offering eggs, omelets, bacon and sausage, and their signature cinnamon rolls just to name a few
  • Have their own 100% Arabica Smart Roast Coffee
  • Free high-speed internet service in every room
  • eHost Online Concierge Service where guests can learn about hotel amenities, major airlines nearby, up-to-date local weather and even car rental services
  • Perfect for the business traveler on the go, Holiday Inn Express offers 24/7 fax & photocopy services
  • Unlimited free local and toll-free calls

The Holiday Inn Express highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Group vs. Individual Rates at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River

Rate fluctuations of Holiday Inn Express Crystal River

The chart above shows trends of prices for both our group quotes and the best individual traveler prices our rate checker could find at the time the group/meeting offer was entered. The best group or meeting displayed is 14.3% in the month of September 2018 and the highest average individual rate is $184 in the month of March 2021. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Holiday Inn Express Crystal River in a month when rates are lower.