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“Loved this Inn !! Great place for overnight stay before flight from Orlando.” 5 of 5 stars
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907 E. Melbourne Ave., Melbourne, FL 32901   |  
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“Loved this Inn !! Great place for overnight stay before flight from Orlando.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Hubby and I stayed at Crane Creek Inn for the last two nights of our 25 day trip around the coast of Florida. Naturally we were a bit 'down' as our fantastic trip was coming to an end. But staying at Crane Creek was the icing on the cake AND the cherry on top ! Andy even managed to get us a reservation at the most popular restaurant in Melbourne on Valentine's night within the hour !

What a lovely home, great interior design ideas and colours by Bambi and the help yourself coffee/tea/ soda/beer/glass of wine is a wonderful gesture. The bed was amazing, so comfortable and the Inn offerred so many options for either sitting on a porch in private, or next to the pool, or overlooking the Creek watching the dolphins, or in the hot tub.

Previous Reviewers have mentioned the night trains going past, but they didn't worry us, we were so relaxed and knew we could choose to lie in bed late and before 10am be enjoying one of Andy's freshly cooked breakfasts.

Andy and Bambi have really gone the extra mile. Great fast speed free Wifi plus the ability to use the pc and printer to print off our Boarding Cards made the whole process of flying home less frenetic and I would certainly recommend staying here as it is a great place and so close to Orlando airport.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cape Cod
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Great room overlooking the river in Melbourne. Service was great, food was fantastic. Try Andy's world famous pancakes. Couple of trains pass by quite close during the night but was a curiosity rather than a bother.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

We've stayed in many B&Bs and this is now on the top of our list. We will definitely return. Andy is a great host! The breakfast were made to order and fresh each day. There were plenty of places to sit outside and eat breakfast in privacy if you prefer. The scenery from our room was spectacular. We viewed dolphins, manatee and many coastal birds.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Palm Bay, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Our three daughters bought us a night at the Crane Creek B&B as a Christmas gift. What a great gift! Andy and Bambi are very gracious hosts! They pay great attention to detail. The room was exquisite, including the Jacuzzi tub! Andy will fix you a great breakfast! Lots of amenities. The beautiful pool looks out to the river where you can relax and enjoy your favorite beverage. It's nice and quiet here. Nice restaurants and places to visit in the local area. You will enjoy your time here! We will be back!

Room Tip: The Ida Mae room was perfect for two! Bring your favorite DVD to watch.
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Speedway, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

We really enjoyed our stay. Everything was perfect; good food--made to order, king size comfortable bed, good proximity within walking distance to town of Melbourne and close drive to beaches, very clean and 'homey', great swimming pool and yard that overlooked the river with fantastic view. Our room had its own private patio and had much privacy. Our hosts were very nice and took the time to sit down and talk. We will go back!

Room Tip: We found the bottom floor room with the patio was the most private and best.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Palm Bay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Wow!!! What an amazing time we had at the Crane Creek Inn. Ingrid and I traveled just eight minutes from our house for a little "get-a-way"...we had no idea how beautiful our time would be here!! Everything far exceeded our expectations!! From sitting down by the creek amidst all the wildlife, to the immaculate condition of every part of the property, to Andy's blueberry pancakes and Bambi's infectious smile and hospitality....thank you so much!! Could go on and on about this place. W are going to return and try each room. We stayed in Royal Palm and it was awesome. Can't say enough about this bed and breakfast....telling ALL our friends!!! Thanks again!!
Robert McBride, Palm Bay, Florida

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Palm City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

We had a great stay at the Crane Creek Inn. The location is stunning with lots of wildlife on and in the water - especially manatee. The pool area and waterfront are beautifully landscaped and lit at night. We stayed in the Ida Mae room which has a beautiful deck outside where Andy served us a great breakfast - and the blueberry pancakes really should be world famous.
Thanks again Andy and Bambi!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Crane Creek Inn Waterfront Bed and Breakfast

Address: 907 E. Melbourne Ave., Melbourne, FL 32901
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Location: United States > Florida > Melbourne
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Crane Creek Inn Bed & Breakfast is the Melbourne area’s only true waterfront boutique Bed & Breakfast, and the only B&B with a heated, full size swimming pool. We are located directly on the water and an easy 1 block stroll to Historic Downtown Melbourne.Why drive to dinner and/or drinks? At Crane Creek Inn you can walk to over 10 fine dining and casual restaurants, and over 8 relaxing and fun bars/clubs – most with live music. Our beautiful, tree-lined Downtown also has four blocks of unique shops and boutiques; from Antiques to Fine Art, Women’s clothing, jewelry and more.Our Guests are awestruck by our beautiful grounds, and the serene pleasure of observing the manatees, bottlenose dolphin, alligators, and over 50 species of birds from our waterfront boardwalk while enjoying a complementary beverage (adult or otherwise). Bring your kayak or have one delivered for a truly unforgettable experience on the water.We offer our Guests an abundance of amenities. Our Guest rooms, each uniquely decorated with a tropical, Key West flair, all have private entrances and private baths. Luxurious 700 thread count linens on our Queen and King beds and top of the line soaps, shampoo and conditioners. Most rooms have a private deck or patio with very comfortable furniture for breakfast dining or just relaxing with a good book. And bubble away your stress in our hot tub, located on the water’s edge.Unlike many B&B’s that offer only 1 or 2 hot breakfast options, we want our Guests to have choices, and allow you to choose from over 10 hot breakfast options daily. Also included daily are fresh fruits, juices, cereals and sides.Crane Creek Inn offers complimentary 24-hour beverage service, which includes sodas, water, coffee, tea, beer and white and red wine (please drink responsibly). We also offer free Wi-Fi; free off-street parking; a free library of books and DVD’s; free Melbourne airport shuttle; beach chairs, towels & umbrellas; public computer, printer, copier and Fax.So say goodbye to the boring and crowded hotel scene, and let Andy & Bambi pamper you at Crane Creek Inn Bed & Breakfast. ... more   less 

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