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: $
Club Rental Fees: $
Caddy: At Golf Club
Lessons Available
Tennis
Number of Courts: 2
Outdoor Courts: 2
Lighted Courts: 2
Court Fee: 0
Raquet Rental Fees: $
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 pm
Total Rooms: 232
Year Opened: 0 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
No Pets allowed
ROOM TYPES
1BEDROOM OCEAN 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 STANDARD PH 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
1 BEDROOM OCEAN
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 OCEAN 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 STANDARD
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
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
3BEDROOM OCN PENTHOUSE 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
1BEDROOM STANDARD 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
DINING
There are 4 Restaurants at The Crane Resort:
D'onofrios - Italian Cuisine, Lunch and Dinner. Located in the Crane Village.
The Carriage House - Poolside light cuisine. 11:00am - 6:00pm.
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.
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: $
Advance Notice for Babysitting: 24 hours

TripAdvisor Web Reviews
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Lovely resort with spectacular views
Paul B, Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Mon Nov 19 04:59:44 EST 2018
Really enjoyed the stay here with good staff especially Vivienne the concierge. Great pools and good restaurants. Spectacular views of the ocean and a great private beach. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. Room we had was clean and spacious with a private pool on the roof terrace. Only negative was the cost of any extras which were very expensive.

Awful Gospel Breakfast
Curious797667,
Sun Nov 18 04:54:01 EST 2018
I'd heard great things about this place but was sadly disappointed. The buffet selection was underwhelming and there were just 3 singers and a backing track. Lovely people but not great singers! The breakfast is not served in the main L'Azure restaurant but a dimly lit hall next to it. Seems like this is just a money making venture rather than a quality experience.

Crane hotel spectacular cliff top views and wonderful staff!
skylarke2016, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Sat Nov 17 08:40:26 EST 2018
Spent 7 days in November at the Crane resort. We had a beautiful room 3720, with twin ensuites and jacuzzi bath, laundry and well equipped kitchen and balcony space. The location is in a residential area without noisy main road traffic, so wonderfully restful. Several scenic pools to swim in, magnificent views from the hotel cliff top restaurant and peaceful beach to view the crashing waves. Atlantic sea Not for non-swimmers but our 2 year old enjoyed the sands and the kids club. Several eating places onsite including Japanese/Thai restaurant. Disappointed by lack of bajan dishes but breakfast buffet was plentiful and varied. Nice to get 2 complimentary drinks. The bar was expensive with 2 beers charged at $34bds. We got the same Banks beers at 4 for $10 at a nearby bar. Staff were warm and very helpful. If you prefer to stay on site and buy scheduled tours or shuttles to shops that is possible, but hiring a car delivered to the hotel and collected from the airport when we left, was about the same as daily taxis and allowed us to visit other beaches, tour the island, find evening entertainment, shop and eat with locals! Exchange rate ranged from Bd$2.40 at hotel to Bd$2.60 at bank. Long queues in banks caused us to use cash points with our debit card. The falling £ can make things quite costly. Great hotel complex, if a little far from town centre, but worth it!

Honeymoon
LeEsteva,
Fri Nov 16 12:49:54 EST 2018
We just returned from a 5 night stay at the crane. We loved the resort, our ocean View room with plunge pool and honeymoon package upgradewas fabulous! And staff was very nice and always working hard to keep the property well maintained and very clean. We are giving 3.5 stars (was not an option to provide 3.5 in the review) d/t the food, The sushi restaurant is great but quite pricey, and the other restaurant options are not great. The menus seem to miss the mark a bit. Had we known our room had a full kitchen we would have stocked up at a local grocery store to provision ourselves accordingly, as we did the first half of our vacation on the East side. The location of the crane however is terrific, with incredible views!

Perfect Wedding!
Haley V,
Thu Nov 15 05:40:03 EST 2018
We spent a ton of time researching potential wedding venues in Barbados, and we couldn’t have been more pleased with our selection. We had over 40 friends and family join us at or near the resort over a two week period, and the grounds/service are simply excellent. The seaweed was not an issue whatsoever, as the crew had the entire beach (if there was some, it only happened a few mornings out of the trip) cleaned, raked and cleared by early morning. Very easy to access other attractions from the resort, and the restaurants on the resort were phenomenal. Thank you, Crane!



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