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St. John's, NL
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Myself and 3 of my girlfriends had a 2 bedroom 28 ft pool suite in Building 5. It was "AMAZING". Although the water was cool, it was so nice just to sit out by our pool and relax. The room is very beautiful and large. The room was kept very clean and we had no issues with towels etc. The...

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PA
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

My wife and I visited the Crane for the second time Feb 9-13 and once again we were not disappointed. We arrived early and was welcomed with a very tasty Rum Punch and our room was ready early. We had a one bedroom unit on the fourth floor in building four. The view was amazing and the breeze was so...

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

Dear GECIII, Thank you for your lovely review of your recent stay at The Crane. We are thrilled that you had a wonderful stay with us, as we always aim to exceed our guests' expectations. It was our pleasure to welcome you and we look forward to welcoming you again in the near future when you return. Warmest regards, Sean...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely place to stay. Sweetest staff--from Sheryll at reception, to Eyvette at the restaurant, and especially the bellman, Errol, and his father who works in one of the restaurants. Will def. be back!

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

Dear Sam P, Thank you for sharing your review of The Crane. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. It was our pleasure to welcome you and we look forward to welcoming you again for another getaway with us. Warmest regards, Sean Alleyne General Manager

Lancaster, PA
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

First off let me say we are NOT owners, we just booked a 3 night stay here to experience the Crane after staying both on the South and West coasts on our trip to Barbados. We see that most posting here love the Crane and there are many positives to it----our one BR suite was huge, and the village is...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was like a castle! It was huge and we were able to cook and relax in our room while feeling like we were on vacation. The resort was really nice including the pools and beach access. The restaurants were overpriced and food was mediocre. We bought food and cooked and then went to dinner at Marco Polo Bar...

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

Dear deljoh80203, Thank you for sharing your review of your stay at The Crane. We are happy that you enjoyed our facilities. Please be assured that we have also taken note of the areas you highlighted for improvement as we strive to consistently surpass our guests' expectations. Thank you for choosing The Crane. It was our pleasure to welcome you...

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Crane rResort is a wonderfulplace that keeps you coming back. The apartment is superb with plenty of space, good cooking facilities and beautifully furnished. The daily maid service is an added bonus. All the staff are delightful from the top managers to the gardeners. The grounds are like a tropical paradise. The pool complex is wonderful and never crowded...

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

Dear 90kenny, Thank you for your lovely review of your recent stay at The Crane. We are thrilled that you had a wonderful stay with us, as we always aim to exceed our guests' expectations. It was our pleasure to welcome you and we look forward to welcoming you again in the near future when you return for another Crane...

philadelphia
Reviewed 1 week ago

...that hasn't already been said? We just returned from The Crane a couple weeks ago and it was just as wonderful as others have proclaimed. As others have said, the staff was very hospitable and warm and welcoming. We stayed in Building 8; had zero issues with A/C (hardly used it, due to cool ocean breeze) or water pressure. We...

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

Dear beachlover575, Thank you for taking the time to share this lovely review of your stay with us at The Crane. We agree with you - The Crane is a magical place and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for choosing The Crane. It was our pleasure to welcome you and we certainly look forward to...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff in the hotel are extremely responsive respectful and courteous.... our plunge pool in the back was absolutely magnificent and the service in the restaurants and the bars has been exceptionally good for islanders! The food here is amazing as well and I definitely want to come back soon!!! The beach was the cleanest, the water is a bit...

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

Dear Bee D, Thank you for your review of your stay at The Crane. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the resort and its offerings. It was our pleasure to welcome you and we look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Warmest regards, Sean Alleyne General Manager

Huntington, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

I cant say anything negative about the Crane. Everyone was friendly and accommodating. We told the desk that our coffee maker was not working well and someone came up with a new one within 5 minutes. The room was very comfortable - we had a pleasant balcony to sit on, a whirlpool tub, kitchenette, and small desk - all attractive...

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

Dear DavidlBerg, Thank you for your wonderful review of your stay at The Crane. We are thrilled that you enjoyed all the resort offers. Our hospitable staff always aim to surpass our guests' expectations with spectacular service, which you experienced. It was our pleasure to welcome you to The Crane and we look forward to welcoming you again in the...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was wonderful- one bedroom, living, dining kitchen, 1.5 baths great terrace views, terrific service. Good gym, great pools, wonderful beach, excellent service. First rate, Never had to leave the resort. Food even good by NYC standards. (we are spoiled) Our 3rd visit and we hope to return. Internet was excellent wireless and free,

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

Dear sc322017, Thank you for your review of your stay at The Crane. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us yet again. It was our pleasure to welcome you and we look forward to welcoming you when you return again in the future. Warmest regards, Sean Alleyne General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • 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
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre 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
Region: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint Philip Parish
Price Range: $305 - $1,043 (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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