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Harlingen Harbour Crane / Crane Hotel

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I stayed for one night in this amazing little B&B. Guests have the entire crane to themselves, which includes a main bedroom/lounge area, a large two person shower, a toilet cubicle, comfy revolving chairs, fabulous windows, an amazing views, an outside deck and a kitchen area. The best bit is the control room, sitting in which, guests... More 

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Milwaukie, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

For my husband, this was the highlight of our entire trip to Europe! The crane is something that must be experienced to be believed. You'll pony up a lot of Euros for the experience, but it's worth it. Every detail is well-thought-out and engineered, from the incredible elevator tube like something out of Star Trek to the room control panel... More 

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Jock in Brum
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I had to book nearly 2 years in advance to get the exact date of my husband's 50th birthday. I was worth every penny and the long wait. As others have described, this is a unique and extraodinary hotel, where high tech meets old tech in a perfect marriage. It's not cheap but the price reflects the quality of the... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

This crane that is situated on the harbour in the delightful little town of Harlingen Haven in The Netherlands is an experience not to be forgotten. It was booked as a surprise for my 40th birthday and wow what a surprise. The crane is fitted out with much care thought and attention to details its a fabulous place to stay.... More 

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TheHague
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2008

It took a long wait to get our hands on a night in the crane, but boy was it worth it ! Since I suffer from mild claustrophobia, particularly in elevators, I was a little apprehensive when I saw how the crane was accessed. However, in the event it wasn't bad at all, there's a short ride in an elevator... More 

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cardiff, wales
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2008

This exceeded all expectations - a wonderful idea brought to fruitation in a wonderful way. The lift system is amazing, though possibly worrying for the claustrophobic. The room itself is very well-equipped, with touchscreen climate and lighting control - a choice of five different lighting combinations for the double shower alone! The bed is large and comfortable and the HD... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2008

Firstly hats off to the person who with his team had the vision and dedication to carry out this project and to such a high standard. My wife and I stayed for two nights end of July 2008 and thought it wonderful. Sitting on the top deck drinking Champagne watching the busy comings and goings of the boats was bliss,... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Special stay in a Harbourcrane It's easy to find the Harlingen Harbour Crane. All you have to do is look for the Crane's high legs standing almost in the Wadden Sea yet only a stone's throw from the centre of historic Harlingen. Staying the night in a Harbour Crane? We'll bet you've never dreamt of that! A unique experience We have applied to the Harlingen Harbour Crane all the knowledge and experience gained from working on the Lighthouse and the Lifeboat. It is here that the unassailable elevation of a lighthouse merges with the freedom of living on the water. And to top it all off, you get to do something unbelievable: you can have the crane swing into action! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harlingen Harbour Crane / Crane Hotel

Address: Dokkade 5, 8862 NZ Harlingen, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > Friesland Province > Harlingen
Price Range: $349 - $385 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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