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The Crane Resort

4.5-star4.5 stars
CraneBarbados (all)St. PhilipBB18079Barbados, 0203 024 8216

4.5-star beachfront resort with spa, near Crane Beach
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Fabulous8.6
Location
Great location
Pool
Great pool
Service
Fantastic service
Breakfast
Breakfast can be improved
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The Crane Resort

Hotel Info: 0203 024 8216

from £176
  • Junior Suite, Garden View
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Ocean View
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Balcony, Ocean View, Plunge Pool
  • Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Balcony, Ocean View, Plunge Pool
  • Penthouse, 3 Bedrooms, Balcony, Ocean View, Plunge Pool, Rooftop Terrace
  • Deluxe Suite, 1 Bedroom, Balcony, Garden View
  • Deluxe Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Ground Floor, Garden Pool
  • One Bed Standard Penthouse with Rooftop Pool
  • One Bed Standard Suite with Garden Pool
  • One Bed Deluxe Penthouse with Rooftop Pool
  • 1 Bed Ocean View Suite with 28ft Pool
  • 2 Bed Ocean View Suite with 28ft Pool

About The Crane Resort

Location.
The Crane Residential Resort sits atop a 70-foot cliff overlooking the Atlantic in St. Philip, Barbados. The hotel is 6 km from the Grantley Adams International Airport. From lush valleys to azure blue water, Barbados boasts some of the most beautiful landscapes in the Caribbean.

Hotel Features.
Transformed from a very small property into the large resort it now is, The Crane Residential Resort maintains its old-world charm. A pool with a marble sundeck and Roman columns offers ocean vistas. The pool complex includes 5 free-form pools, a children's section, a pool bar, a jetted tub, waterfalls, gardens, and fountains.

L'Azure is an al fresco, ocean-view restaurant showcasing classic Caribbean fare with a focus on fresh seafood. The Sunday buffet breakfast and brunch feature entertainment, and Zen offers Thai and Japanese cuisine. Daily breakfast (surcharge) is available from early to late morning. A manager's reception is held in the evenings.

A complimentary shuttle transports guests to downtown Bridgetown on Thursdays. Wireless Internet access is available in the lobby and main pool areas, and lobby computers allow for high-speed Internet access, all complimentary. Other services include concierge, business services, tour assistance, and dry cleaning. A fitness facility is located on site, along with the full-service Serenity Spa. The Calypso Kids Club is a great amenity for families, offering young guests a fun opportunity to learn about the Bajan heritage and culture.

Note: Seaweed is cleared from the beach early each morning by our staff. A complimentary beach shuttle service will be provided to an alternate beach when there are significant deposits of seaweed on the beach.

Guestrooms.
The spacious suites feature large patios with ocean views, old-world coral-stone walls, 10-foot high timber tray ceilings, Oriental carpets, floor-to-ceiling marble bathrooms with jetted tubs and spa showers with multiple shower heads. The junior suites offer a kitchenette and a garden view. The 1-bedroom suites have a kitchen with a refrigerator, smooth-top stove, dishwasher, private washer and dryer, and spectacular ocean views. Guests can stay connected with the free wireless Internet and free long-distance calls available in all rooms.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 252 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Children

  • Babysitting/childcare *

  • Free children's club

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • Free valet parking

Offsite

  • Free shopping centre shuttle
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (free)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 5 restaurants
  • 3 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Beach bar
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Free reception
Things to do
  • Beach sunloungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Number of outdoor pools - 5
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Beach towels
  • Pool umbrellas
Working away
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 8
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Sofa bed
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Separate sitting area
  • Patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free international calls
Food and drink
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Spa

Serenity Spa has 2 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include massages, facials, body wraps and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic.

Dining

L Azure – Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specialises in seafood and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Zen – Overlooking the ocean, this fine-dining restaurant specialises in Japanese cuisine and only serves dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.

The Carriage House – This restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting).

D Onofrios Trattoria – This restaurant specialises in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting).

The Grove Bar and Grill – This beachfront diner only serves lunch. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

The Crane Resort’s small print

Also known as

  • Crane Resort
  • Crane Residential Ocean City
  • Crane Residential Resort
  • Crane Residential Resort Ocean City
  • Crane Resort
  • Crane Resort Ocean City
  • Crane Ocean City
  • The Crane Residential Resort

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival on the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD $5 per night

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 25 for adults and USD 15 for children (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 37 per vehicle

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around The Crane Resort

Landmarks

  • On the beach
  • Crane Beach (11-minute walk)
  • Foul Bay Beach (14-minute walk)
  • Bottom Bay Beach - 4.4 mi / 7 km
  • Sunbury Plantation House - 3.3 mi / 5.3 km
  • Foursquare Rum Factory and Heritage Park - 4 mi / 6.4 km
  • Barbados Concorde Experience - 4.1 mi / 6.6 km
  • St. Philip Parish Church - 4.5 mi / 7.2 km

Getting around

  • Bridgetown (BGI-Grantley Adams Intl.) 12-min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free valet parking
  • Free extended parking
  • Airport pick-up service
  • Free shopping centre shuttle

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 233 reviews

The Crane Resort
Very Good8.0
Very nice setting but limited food choice
Limited restaurant choice on site and some of the service slow and half the food not served as ordered
Mandy, gb14 night trip
The Crane Resort
Exceptional10.0
Fabulous resort
The resort is fabulous.The staff was very attentive and trying to accommodate every request.We had a period one bedroom apartement overlooking the ocean. Stunning views. You defiantly need a car to see the island . Taxis are every expensive and it is not worth it. Enjoyed it very much.
Irena, gb7 night trip
The Crane Resort
Exceptional10.0
Fabulous resort
The Crane resort is fabulous.We’ve got a massive one bedroom apartment overlooking the ocean.All the staff were very friendly and trying to help.Highly recommended.
Irena, gb3 night romance trip
The Crane Resort
Good6.0
massively disappointing
Although we appreciate we arrived early around midday, they didn't seem too keen to try and check us in early before 4pm which is already a late check in compared to the rest of the island. We had to wait around for an hour and a half before we could finally go to the room. There was no aircon in reception and it was extremely warms so it was an uncomfortable wait for the room and we did get rather frustrated. Its a big resort too and navigating around took a while and wasn't obvious how to find the larger pool area advertised in the photos. Whilst the beach area is fantastic, and the part about the resort we linked the most, the pool area was very dirty, in fact its the dirtiest pool ive ever seen in my life and i have stayed in ALOT of hotels over the years. Needless to say we didn't use it and this was the part of the stay i was most looking forward to. We did find a slightly cleaner pool at the top by the bar and there was an outdoor Jacuzzi which was still dirty, but less so that the main pools and we did use it. We ate in the bar area and the food was not very good. We had a crab wrap which was literally tasteless but fairly expensive. In the evening we went to the asian restaurant overlooking the beach. The good was better here and nice view over the beach, but there was literally 1 prawn in the Tom Yum soup. Service was good though in this restaurant. The best part of this hotel was the beach area and its accessible without staying in the hotel. Nice grounds too
James, gb1 night romance trip
The Crane Resort
Exceptional10.0
Amazing
It was just an overnight stay but the staff were very helpful and friendly.we were very pleased with a late check out which corresponded with our flight.it was an amazing one night of luxury and relaxation.
Natasha, gb1 night family trip

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