Barbados

The Crane Resort


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Blush-pink sand and turquoise water give The Crane Resort a special place in the Caribbean. This lovely historic retreat is located in Barbados, about five miles northeast of Grantley Adams International Airport.

Cherished for its casual luxury and warm hospitality, this splendid beach is protected by a natural coral reef just offshore, and touted as the first resort ever to grace the Caribbean. Glide through crystal waters in one of four sparkling pools, including an infinity-edge design, and an even more unusual version that teeters on the edge of a cliff. Guests will enjoy six swimming pools, two tennis courts, four restaurants, two bars, and a colorful shopping village. Lush coconut groves linger on this gorgeous tropical landscape dusted in rosy sand, boasting cascading pools and the best swimming on the island.

Housing a trio of fantastic dining venues, the hotel retains some of the most delicious menu items in the Caribbean. Dine at L'Azure Restaurant for a tempting range of classic island dinners, fresh seafood and ocean-view seating. Thai and Japanese cuisine unite at Zen Restaurant, offering a succulent sushi bar, private dining options and soothing Tatami, rice-straw crafted rooms.

Kids ages 4-12 will love the Calypso Kids Club. Located within the Crane Village, children will take part in a variety of fun-filled activities such as arts and crafts, movies, magic, and more. Babysitting services are also available.

Enjoy high-ceiling rooms, hardwood floors, and authentic antique furnishings. Relax on enormous four-poster beds carved from mahogany, or for even more luxurious accommodation, spend a night in a magnificent Penthouse Villa, with floor-to-ceiling louvered doors, stone floors, a gourmet kitchen, and extraordinary views of the island. Private Residences are also available, equipped with opulent amenities such as coral stone walls, private plunge pools and all the privacy you can envision.
HOTEL LOCATION
Crane Beach, Southeast coast of Barbados
Address:
ST. PHILIP


BB
Local Phone: 246-423-6220
Fax: 246-423-5343
Website Address: www.thecrane.com
HOTEL FACILITIES
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Car Rental
Concierge
Currency Exchange
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Parking
Physician on Call
Pools
Number of Pools: 5
Outdoor Pools: 5     
Cascading two level pools located on the cliff side with infinity pool and jaccuzzi pool.
Golf: NEARBY
Barbados Golf Club
Holes: 18
Green Fees: $70 person
Club Rental Fees: $25 PER SET OF CLUBS
Caddy: At Golf Club
Lessons Available
Tennis
Number of Courts: 2
Outdoor Courts: 2
Lighted Courts: 2
Court Fee: 0
Raquet Rental Fees: $100 per racket, refunded upon return of rackets.
Health Club / Spa
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
Historic building dating to the 1700s, renovated in 2011 Spacious luxurious suites, in room private pools, shopping village, cascading pools, dramatic views Beach: Crane Beach, one of the "Top Ten Beaches in the World" by Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous. Pink sand and turquoise water, protected by a coral reef just offshore. Excellent swimming. Check-in: 4:00 pm
Check-out: 12:00 noon
Total Rooms: 232
Year Opened: 0 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
No Pets allowed
ROOM TYPES
1 BEDROOM STANDARD
Located on the ground floor with lush gardens, studio includes one bedroom with a king bed, a living room with a sofa bed, a fully equipped kitchen, and a private bathroom with a spa shower. All Inclusive Plan included.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Telephone
Television
Satellite
1BEDROOM STD PARK GARDEN POOL
Located on the ground floor with lush gardens, studio includes one bedroom with a king bed, a living room with a sofa bed, a fully equipped kitchen, and a private bathroom with a spa shower.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Telephone
Television
Satellite
1BEDROOM OCN RESIDENCE POOL
Suite includes one bedroom with a king bed, a private bathroom with a jacuzzi bath and a spa shower, a large living room with a sofa bed, and a fully equipped kitchen. Room also includes stunning ocean views and a private pool access.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Telephone
Television
Satellite
1BEDROOM STD PARK PH ROOF POOL
Studio includes a bedroom with a king bed, a living room with a sofa bed, a fully equipped kitchen, and a full bathroom. These rooms are located on the second floor.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Telephone
Television
Satellite
1BEDROOM OCN PRIVATE RESIDENCE
Suite includes one bedroom with a king bed, a private bathroom with a jacuzzi bath and a spa shower, a large living room with a sofa bed, and a fully equipped kitchen. Room also includes ocean views and a second guest bathroom.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Telephone
Television
Satellite
2BEDROOM OCN RESIDENCE POOL
Suite includes two bedrooms with king beds, two private bathrooms with a jacuzzi tub, a living room with a sofa bed, and a fully equipped kitchen. Other features include a furnished patio, beautiful ocean views, and private pool access.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Telephone
Television
Satellite
1BEDROOM STD PARK RESIDENCE
Studio includes one bedroom with a king bed, a private bathroom, a living room with a sofa, and a fully equipped kitchen.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Telephone
Television
Satellite
JUNIOR SUITE GARDEN VIEW
Studio includes one king bed, a private balcony or terrace with two chairs and garden views, and a marble bathroom with a jacuzzi bath and a separate shower. All Inclusive Plan inlcuded.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Telephone
Television
Satellite
JUNIOR SUITE GARDEN RES
Studio includes one king bed, a private balcony or terrace with two chairs and garden views, and a marble bathroom with a jacuzzi bath and a separate shower.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Telephone
Television
Satellite
3BEDRM OCN PENTHOUSE RES POOL
Suite includes two bedrooms with a king bed, and an interconnecting Junior Suite. Other features, a large living room with a sofa bed, two luxurious bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, access to a roof terrace, and access to private pool.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Telephone
Television
Satellite
DINING
There are 4 Restaurants at The Crane Resort:
Zen - Thai and Japanese Cuisine, intimate setting. Dinner.
L'Azure - Ocean Views, Classic Caribbean and Modern English Cuisine - a la carte breakfast, lunch and dinner. Sunday brunch.
D'onofrios - Italian Cuisine, Lunch and Dinner. Located in the Crane Village.
The Carriage House - Poolside light cuisine. 11am - 6pm.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Zumba & Yoga Class
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
1887 Bar with entertainment during the winter season.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Arts and crafts, story reading, movies, magic shows, face painting, music, treasure hunts, games, talent shows, and more.
Applicable Ages: 4-12 years

Children's Facilities
Game Room
Children's Pool
Babysitting Fee: $13.00 per hour
Advance Notice for Babysitting: 24 hours

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Beware of the air conditioning!!!
Amanda P, Guyana
Mon Nov 20 03:19:10 EST 2017
First off, this is a really nice resort - or has the potential to be. We booked a 2 bedroom suite with a 28' pool. The room was gorgeous, the pool was great, especially for our two kids. However, the "air conditioning" did not cool the room. Turns out, it's really an "air chiller". Either way, it didn't work. We called everyday we were there, sometimes multiple times per day, and all they said was they would call engineering. While we were in the room during the day, we opened up the doors and windows to let the breeze in, which was okay. But at night we closed it up - between the mosquitos and the security issue of leaving our 1st floor room wide open - we decided to close it up and hope for the best with the "air chillers". Everyone is different - for us, sleeping in extremely hot hotel rooms is miserable. Had I known that this was an issue, I would have booked somewhere else. We go on vacation at 4-5 star resorts to relax and enjoy, not to badger hotel front desk people about fixing AC issues (we had to stay on top of them......finally on the last day we received a portable AC unit). The rest of the resort was great. We dined at all three restaurants, ate lunch everyday at the one by the pool. The spa was great as well, and the staff is very friendly. We met several other guests that also were having issues with the air conditioning in their rooms, one of which was getting married at the resort. It seemed to be a widespread issue. I really hope management fixes this issue. If and when they do, I would consider coming back.

30th Birthday
Lay21VA, Alexandria, Virginia
Sun Nov 19 02:05:03 EST 2017
For my 30th birthday my fiance and I went to Barbados in November and stayed at The Crane Resort. Rooms were spectacular and the private beach. This resort is perfect if you want to relax and stay on the resort for most of your trip. There are many restaurants and bar and the resort has activities daily. Congeirege is on site to plan excursions and male dinner reservations! Food was great we had the Italian restaurant and carribean. We only stayed 3 days which is definitely not enough time we are even thinking to come back and have our honeymoon here! The tourism part seems to be Bridgetown so you can just take a cab there and they have a day trip you can take a shuttle for a day to go shopping. Barbados exchange rate is half of USD and drinks were reasonable prcies and there was many happy hours. Resort even hosted a cocktail party for guests with free drinks. We did the submarine tour and cave for excursions which were awesome! I recommend this resort it was awesome and I will visit again in near future!

The lap of luxury
elizabethgreenan, Lancaster, United Kingdom
Sun Nov 19 01:40:47 EST 2017
Me and my boyfriend have just returned from our first stay at the crane hotel .. what can I say .. absolutely AMAZING the service in this hotel is next to none ! The staff cannot help you enough and go out of their way to assist. The rooms are spotless and housekeeping do an amazing job of cleaning the rooms every day. The vibe is relaxed and luxurious. Location is great ! Pictures on the website don't do it justice our room looked SO much better in person and it was huge ! Would definitely stay again! Shout out to our amazing waitress in 1887 bar who delivers service with a smile every night 😄 Thank you amazing holiday

Worst customer service ever
alanratcliffe43, Solihull, United Kingdom
Sat Nov 18 11:22:28 EST 2017
We decided to visit Crane Bay resort for lunch and a drink, whilst exploring the South East of the island The scale and setting of the place is fantastic, although I felt I was in an episode of The Prisoner(gives my age away a bit) Without exception, we never got a friendly greeting or even a smile from any member of staff No one seemed to know where we could get lunch and we eventually found The Carriage House. The service was non existent and, when we eventually got a menu, we were told we would have to wait quite a while We asked for a drinks menu, which we never got, and after waiting half an hour without any attention we walked out and will not be going back Throughout this process we never got a smile from anyone This is an expensive resort but has a major need for more, better quality staff with good training in customer service

Paradise in Paradise
mikegsx1400, Great Malvern, United Kingdom
Sat Nov 18 10:47:56 EST 2017
Just had a amazing three week stay at the Crane. The bar and restaurant staff were amazing, the whole time we were there nothing was ever a problem or a chore they really enriched our stay. The resort is beautifully maintained and the views are stunning, the perfect place to relax and enjoy the bajan sun.



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