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The Crane Residential Resort

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   Crane Beach | Bridgetown, BB18079, Barbados
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2008
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Cookham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2008

We stayed at the Crane for a week in January. Although there was some building work going on, it did not interfere with our enjoyment at all and I can honestly say it is one of the nicest places we have ever stayed. The accommodation, food, ambience, facilities and staff were all absolutely wonderful. The beach is beautiful - very... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2008

What a truly beautiful spot. Everything from the staff to the grounds to the room was spectacular! Lunch at L'Azure was just ok. For a place of this calibre, it too should have been spectacular. The servers were so overwhelmed that the Maitre'd had to step in and serve our table. He was excellent and somehow managed to get our... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2008

After reading all of the bad reviews on The Crane, I was skeptical about staying there. I have to say, we had a great time at The Crane. The rooms are beautiful and extremely clean. We stayed in a 1 bedroom Ocean View suite in Building 5 which is basically ocean front. The staff was very nice and helpful. The... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2008

We stayed at The Crane with our 2 small kids at the end of December. When we arrived we were amazed at how gorgeous the grounds were and how friendly everyone was. The room was big and beautiful when we walked in, but after a few hours we started to notice some details that really grossed us out. There was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2008

We were recently guests of the Crane for a second time and the vacation was great. The Crane is definitely out of the way but that is one of the reasons we like it so much. It is a very relaxed atmosphere. There is construction going on but we were never really bothered by it. One item that was unfinished... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2008

If you are thinking of travelling to Barbados there are a few thngs that you should know. First, do your research. Barbados is a great place to just RELAX...we stayed at the Crane Resort which is on the southeast side of the island. The resort is top notch and the beauty of the ocean and views is truly spectacular. There... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2008

After reading some mixed reviews about the Crane, we felt an obligation to set matters straight. We LOVED the Crane for the following reasons: 1. Location- on a cliff overlooking the multi color waters of the Pacific, with the best beach on the island a walk away. 2. Rooms- Are HUGE- 1200- 1600 sq. ft! All accomodations were luxurious, clean,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2008

Just back from 2 fabulous weeks at the Crane resort on a Timeshare exchange. The resort is all ocean front with beautiful facilities and excellent services. In the first week we had a 1 bedroom unit with a plunge pool and it provided great comfort and excellent views. In the second week we were provided with a penthouse unit that... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2008

My wife and I were celebrating our honeymoon and from the research I completed and the advice I gathered we thought The Crane would fit our expectations of an amazing hotel. We loved the view and the beach but I would like to point out the following issues we experienced on our trip. •The hotel is quite a distance from... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2008

In my 35 years of extensive travelling I have never felt the need to write about any hotel that I have stayed at. Our stay at The Crane resort in late November /early December has changed that. We were aware of issues relating to building works and its isolation and had rented a car. The isolation was not helped by... 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*
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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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Perched dramatically on the cliffs of Barbados' pristine south-east coast, The Crane Residential Resort, established since 1887, is the island's oldest operating hotel. Transformed into a world-class luxury resort, The Crane features ultra-spacious, fully appointed ocean-view one & two bedroom suites and three bedroom Penthouses, many with their own private plunge-pool. Facilities include the acclaimed Zen Restaurant serving classic Thai and Japanese cuisine and the consistently popular L'Azure Restaurant. The casual Carriage House Pool Side restaurant is another favourite along with D'Onofrio's Trattoria located in 'The Village' which offers duty free shopping, a General Store, Bar 1887 (with nightly live entertainment) and The Village Cafe. Last but not least is Crane Beach voted by Lifestyle's of The Rich and Famous as one of the Top Ten most beautiful beaches in the world, now with a fabulous Beach Grill! ... more   less 
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