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The Crane Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Stone Mountain, Georgia
Reviewed 5 March 2013

The Crane is not by any means a cookie cutter type of property. Since I am travel agent/meeting planner specializing in Barbados I have toured the Crane on 2 previous occasions. What set this visit apart from the other site inspections was that I actually had the opportunity to stay here. The setting alone on a bluff overlooking one of...

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CraneGM, General Manager at The Crane Resort, responded to this review

Dear CaribbeanTA, Thank you for taking the time to post this fantastic review. We are thrilled to have made your Barbados “to do” list. It is especially heartening to receive this rave review from a seasoned industry professional. The Crane really does have a lot to offer to both leisure and business travellers. With world-class accommodations, meeting spaces and amenities...

Kingston, New York
Reviewed 4 March 2013

We were looking for a place to have lunch before our plane departed from Grantley Adams Airport in Barbados. Someone suggested the Crane, which is just minutes away. Wow! What a contrast to sitting inside the airport for lunch! Highly recommended although not for the faint of heart price wise or if you have vertigo (which I have a mild...

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CraneGM, General Manager at The Crane Resort, responded to this review

Dear MaryAnneErickson, Thank you for taking the time to post this fantastic review. It definitely sounds as though you enjoyed a delightful lunch in our L’Azure Restaurant. Famous for over a century for its sumptuous food and breathtaking views of Crane Beach, L’Azure has established itself as a staple in Barbados’ epicurean landscape. Don’t become strangers! We look forward to...

Old Saybrook, Connecticut
Reviewed 4 March 2013

After stalking Trip Advisor reviews obsessively, I was a little worried about what our 9 day trip at the Crane would bring. I am SO happy to say that we really thought it was amazing -- the best place for us on Barbados! I'll preface my review by saying that we stay at 4 and 5 star hotels and travel...

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CraneGM, General Manager at The Crane Resort, responded to this review

Dear Jillian M, Thank you for such a wonderful review. You really haven’t left much for us to add! We are delighted that you didn’t allow yourself to be swayed by any negative reviews as it sounds as though you enjoyed almost everything The Crane has to offer. Keisha and the entire team at Guest Services were delighted by your...

Waterloo, New York
Reviewed 4 March 2013

What a grand place! Like a giant SAND CASTLE !!!!!There is so much there ~ one would not have to leave at all! Stellar views of the beautiful turquoise and deep blue sea! Lush flora all about! Nice places to eat ,snack, dine! The "pink" beach powerful and mesmerizing ! Henry the beach valet is so gracious and accommodating. Tissa...

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CraneGM, General Manager at The Crane Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mreightcourse, I could practically feel the excitement in your words! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and the members of staff mentioned were all delighted to learn that they played a role in creating your fantastic Crane vacation. Crane Beach, like all beaches in Barbados is public and as such planning permission from the local...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 2 March 2013

My husband and I recently returned from a fabulous trip to The Crane. We were so excited to see our spacious room and beautiful view. It was lovely sleeping with the windows open, hearing the ocean, and waking up to an amazing ocean view. We came prepared for mosquitoes, but did not need anything at all. The restaurants were good,...

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CraneGM, General Manager at The Crane Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kristi R, It definitely sounds as though you enjoyed your stay with us and your suite in particular. We couldn’t agree with you more – there are few things more peaceful than drifting off to sleep in our suites to the soothing sounds of the ocean below. We do apologise for the inconvenience caused by the elevator during your...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 March 2013

My inlaws gave us a timeshare at the Crane many years ago but we never used it. It just didn't seem like our type of trip. We are usually discerning travellers and tend to travel high end (Four Seasons, Ritz Carlton, etc.). We decided to try our 1-bdrm unit at the Residences of the Crane with some trepidation. I must...

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CraneGM, General Manager at The Crane Resort, responded to this review

Dear Woodlandgirl, We are thrilled you finally took the leap and decided to experience all that The Crane has to offer. While ours is an understated elegance, far removed from the obvious opulence of some other luxury resorts, we’ve found our typical guest value naturally spectacular views, world-class amenities and services and warm, friendly genuine service above all else. Residence...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2013

Wonderful stay at the Crane for our honeymoon! Fantastic beach, lovely room, great pools and it was handy having shops, restaurants and bars on the doorstep. Zen restaurant is the best for quality and the Carriage House is brilliant for lunch. Had one of the best spa treatments I've ever had at their spa. Few things were a bit hit...

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CraneGM, General Manager at The Crane Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kate S, Congratulations on your recent nuptials! We are delighted you chose to create those precious first memories of your lives together with us at The Crane. We also appreciate your candid feedback about your experiences in L’Azure. While I’m glad that we were able to recover from your initial unfortunate experience, please be assured that we have taken...

Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 1 March 2013

We stay here every year and have always enjoyed our time. It is located on the southeast part of the island so it is in a rural area away from the hustle of the West coast. It gets constant wind which is nice. The beach is excellent and safe for children as well as providing good body surfing. The restaurant...

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CraneGM, General Manager at The Crane Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sfrantz, Thank you for taking the time to post this comprehensive review of The Crane. We are always delighted to hear the perspective of our repeat guests as this allows us to chart our improvements over the years. Please note that L’Azure and Zen are priced in accordance with similar fine dining restaurants in Barbados. However, our remaining restaurants...

Ringwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2013

I have just returned from spending one week at The Crane on my own, followed by a week accompanied by my four children aged from 18 years down to 4 years of age. A perfect combination of peace and tranquility, followed by a week of family fun - I love my family, but, it's nice also to be occasionally without...

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CraneGM, General Manager at The Crane Resort, responded to this review

Dear Hotelbravo50, We don’t believe we have ever heard it put so nicely – time at The Crane is like time spent in a living postcard. We couldn’t agree with you more! With acres of lush landscaping, complemented by magnificent ocean views, The Crane certainly is a sight to behold. It definitely sounds as though you enjoyed your stay with...

Cheshire, England
Reviewed 26 February 2013

It's not one thing at The Crane ..it's the combination of lots of little things. The place is tired and desperately in need of repair and refurbishment. The beach is stunning but the glass elevator to the beach was broken. The beach bar isn't operating. Lots of the lights on the pathways are broken so it's tricky at night. The...

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CraneGM, General Manager at The Crane Resort, responded to this review

Dear Josephs_8, We were so sorry to learn of the disappointing circumstances which marred your stay with us. The Beach Elevator, pathway lighting and The Village Café’s cappuccino machine are all once again fully operational. Pease accept our apologies for the inconvenience caused. The Crane’s removed location is definitely more suited to guests who are seeking to get away from...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Since 1887, The Crane Resort has overlooked the pink sands and turquoise waters of Crane Beach - one of the top 10 beaches in the world as rated by the Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous and most recently named the "Best Beach in the Caribbean" by USA Today's 10Best Readers Choice 2015. Set on Barbados' beautiful South East coast, the oldest operating hotel in the Caribbean has effortlessly married the old-world charm of its past, to all the 21st century amenities and services expected by today's most discerning travellers. Guests are spoilt for choice with ultra-spacious one and two-bedroom suites, and three bedroom penthouses, many featuring lush gardens, private pools and rooftop terraces. There are also several fantastic dining options, including Zen, the No.1 Zagat rated restaurant in Barbados, which features Thai and Japanese cuisine, L'Azure which offers Caribbean delicacies with an international flair, The Carriage House which offers poolside favourites, D'Onofrio's, the Italian restaurant and The Grove Bar and Grill on Crane Beach which offers light grilled fare. The centre-piece of it all is The Crane Village - 55,000 sq. ft. of retail space complete with duty-free shopping, a Jazz bar, open-air dining, a fitness centre, day spa, an art gallery and the newly opened Calypso Kid's Club catering to younger guests. Guests also enjoy complimentary WiFi in all guest rooms and around the resort - even on Crane Beach - and complimentary long-distance calls to most international destinations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Crane Resort

Address: Crane Beach | Bridgetown, BB18079, Barbados
Region: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint Philip Parish
Price Range: ₹ 12,854 - ₹ 33,719 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Crane Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 252
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Also Known As:
The Crane Residential Hotel Saint Philip
Crane Hotel Saint Philip
Crane Saint Philip
Crane Barbados
The Crane Barbados
Crane Hotel Barbados
Crane Resort Barbados
The Crane Resort Barbados/Saint Philip Parish
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“Recommend rooms with ocean view. Garden view is of the parking lot.”
LynnH4028, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“they are all great some have an ocean view some have garden view but the suites are the best”
nathaliek664, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Ocean views vary depending on the building. Groundfloor garden suites have private pools. Budget and priorities will determine your choise.”
  • On one visit we stayed in a garden suite.
doyle2d, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“Building #5 with ocean view was great.”
robmer11, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“Garden View room was affordable and had a beautiful view!!”
jsud92, 16 May 2017 | Read review
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