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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for 2 weeks from New Years Eve. Everything about the resort is amazing. The room we had was a very spacious 1 bedroom Garden View suite which had everything you could ask for. The staff at the resort were exceptional and always took time to say hello and talk to you. The entertainment in the evening at...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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We loved The Crane! I almost didn't book due to some of the reviews here, which, now that I've stayed, seem completely off base. This is a place to truly come and relax with just enough service, but not too much where you feel bothered or smothered. Here are some tips. - the resort is a large low rise complex...

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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Visited with my family, including my three year old granddaughter. She spent most of her time in the family friendly swimming pools having a great time. Had a very warm welcome, great facilities and very friendly staff. Food in the restaurants is excellent including the beach bar. Nothing more you could wish for in the apartment, very clean and well...

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1Thank MarkandDebbie6969
Aspen, Colorado
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have stayed at the crane numerous times. The first time we stayed the A/c was not working, but we were given an upgrade due to this to compensate us. It was more than enough. (That is the only reason I give 4 instead of 5) Since then our other 2 visits were excellent. I would suggest car rental as...

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8Thank my88468
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Would not stay here for the price but it is a beautiful place to browse if you're driving by. The view from above looking down on the beach was gorgeous. Expensive places to eat here, tennis courts, shops. They offer everthing here so you don't have to go out of the resort to do anything. If you're paying those prices...

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1Thank Sesssyb
San Anselmo, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Maybe we should have gone to Barbados first then St. Lucia. But it turns out flying out of Barbados to NYC to SFO was cheaper and easier. The accommodations and hospitality in St. Lucia were far superior. No matter. My husband booked the Crane. Website images looked good. Price point was more affordable than Sandy Lane. Geographically, it was "less...

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Toronto
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Crane was recommended by family members. We booked this vacation in August for our Christmas vacation and were looking very forward to it. It was very expensive but we were prepared to pay as we heard it was spectacular. From the minute we arrived we had nothing but disappointment. We were greeted by the front desk upon arrival and...

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5Thank Whiney12014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Update: January 2017: After completing an survey sent out by The Crane, I very promptly got a call from their general manager. Sean not only was very apologetic, but expressed genuine concern over the experiences we had and at least expressed a sincere plan to address these issues. On top of that, Sean insisted on issuing a partial refund for...

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3Thank CRAIG C
Barbados
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the most wonderful hotel I have ever been to, making this the best staycation I have ever had. Customer service was excellent from the second we drove onto the property and encountered security. As we waited to be checked in we were offered a complementary beverage. The bellmen were very busy that night because there were a number...

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1Thank Keiway
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place where you can totally relax where the people are friendly and there is no other agenda than making your stay outstanding. Loved it here and will go back. The variation to relax is excellent and there are always plenty of food themes during the week to give you a taste of the bajan culture!!

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

Dear kenlB1578ZE, Thank you for taking the time to share this review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your recent stay here with us at The Crane. The Crane's removed location on the South East Coast of Barbados is perfect for those who wish to get away from it all and relax on their Barbados vacation. It was our pleasure to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Center 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
Location: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint Philip Parish
Price Range: $227 - $708 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Crane Resort 4*
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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“We stayed in the 1 bedroom deluxe garden view suite. No air con needed as there is a breeze at the Crane”
 of 5 bubbles E3547JGmattc, yesterday | Read review
“Get a room with a private pool...well worth it. Views are excellent!”
 of 5 bubbles my88468, 2 days ago | Read review
“The rooms at the corners have a little private pool which seems to be really nice. We couldn't get them”
  • view from the hotel terrasse
 of 5 bubbles bubuNewyork, 1 week ago | Read review
“Many rooms with private pools do not have an ocean view but do have courtyards with a "Bali Hai" vibe. Also many suites have kitchens.”
 of 5 bubbles Cawater, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Most rooms have ocean views”
 of 5 bubbles SherwadingriverNY, 3 weeks ago | Read review
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