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The Crane Residential Resort

4.0 of 5 Crane Beach | Bridgetown, BB18079, Barbados
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2010

My husband and I have stayed at the Crane the last three years and have enjoyed the beauty and relaxation of the resort immensely. Although we are not owners we have been fortunate enough to travel with friends who are. I noticed the area was dry and found out it was not just at the Crane itself. The island is... More 

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Upstate New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2010

Easily one of the loveliest places that I have vacationed. The on site restaurants , all great .The addition of a general store, and new stores, made it possible to ever leave the grounds .Breathtaking views , such a relaxing atmosphere . Such lovely and thoughtfully presented rooms

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2010

I highly recommend The Crane. I'll address the most common complaints first, as they worried me prior to my trip. As of March 2010, there is considerable construction going on at The Crane, but it did not interfere with my enjoyment whatsoever. The construction is mainly isolated to the shopping area and a more inland area which I believe are... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2010

Our family stayed at The Crane in March. It was our repeated visit to The Crane and there was a big difference compared to our first stay there. What a disappointment it was! It felt like the whole resort staff from Senior Management to Front Desk receptionists has changed. It felt like the beautiful property is simply dying. All grassed... More 

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

Dear Southstreet44, Far to the contrary of your strong statements regarding our management, our entire management and staff continue to care very much about all our valued guests at The Crane. While weather conditions have contributed to recent beach erosion, which happens on occasion but rarely on our world-famous beach; and severe drought has caused landscaping challenges throughout the entire... More 

new york
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2010

I traveled to Barbados for a week's stay in March 2010 at The Crane. Yes, the beach, multiple pools, and views are lovely. However I had no air conditioning in a suite in Building 2 and no air conditioning when moved to a suite in Building 5. If you need or want air conditioning do not stay at The Crane... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2010

Do your research and read the reviews here and you will not be surprised. That being said, the reviews which glorify the Crane as a 5-star resort or a complete dump are not accurate as it is a wonderful location with good rooms which has some well known issues still to address. We visited the Crane for a day 20... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2010

I don't know what the past negatives reviews are talking about -- in my mind, The Crane is quite possibly the best resort-style hotel I have every stayed in. Period. My fiance and I spent five lovely nights at The Crane in September and it is really just the most peaceful place in the world. The beach is spectacular. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2010

My wife and I honeymooned at the Crane back in Aug 06 before all the wonderful renovations were complete, and we still loved it. And we feel it has gotten better as the years have gone by. The pools are great, and yes the water on the beach is rough but if you are a strong swimmer you should have... More 

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toronto, canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2010

We are owners at the Crane and usually visit at least twice a year. I find the true quality of a place is how they deal with problems when they arise.This time could have been a vacation from hell but the staff worked very hard to make our stay comfortable. It started out with our arrival and finding our room(s)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2010

The Crane is located on one of the most beautiful and exciting beaches in Barbados. It’s not located in a very bustling area which is great if you want absolute peace and quiet in a serene area. This place is absolutely breathtaking and so that we did not want to leave. The rooms are amazing with loads of comfort and... More 

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Address: Crane Beach | Bridgetown, BB18079, Barbados
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Location: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint Philip Parish
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Crane Residential Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 232
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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 Residential Resort Barbados/Saint Philip Parish

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