The Crane Residential Resort
Since 1887, The Barbados Crane Resort, newly developed from a historic small hotel into a premier luxury resort, has offered discerning guests an idyllic getaway.
Many of the resort's superbly appointed suites feature fabulous ocean views and private plunge pools.
The resort overlooks spectacular Crane Beach, named by Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous as "one of the Ten Best Beaches in the world".
The Crane Resort was awarded the AAA Four Diamond Award for its accommodation and has four restaurants on property one of which boasts the "Top Food" rating of all restaurants on the island for 2010.
The Crane is located less than 10 minutes drive east of the Grantley Adams International Airport in Barbados.
Surrounded by 40 lush acres and breathtaking ocean views, The Crane, whilst offering privacy and seclusion, is located merely minutes by car away from various island attractions and entertainment.
* * Featured Package to Stay at the Crane * *
Rekindle Your Romance
» Accommodation in a One Bedroom Ocean View Suite with Private Plunge Pool
» Dinner for two in L'Azure Restaurant
» US$80 Spa Credit
» One catamaran cruise including lunch and use of snorkeling equipment
» Airport Meet & Greet Service and one-way transfer to the resort
Total Package Price for two persons - US$480.00 per night.
Kindly check with Reservations Agent on package rules when reserving.
The Crane offers three (3) categories of accommodation:
» The Historic Hotel
» Residences by the Sea
» Residences in the Park
Together these areas make up the resort's current total of 252 rooms.
Taking advantage of the natural landscape, the new development at The Crane features sweeping views of the ocean.
The new Crane suites also feature key elements taken from the original resort, including coral stone walls, 11 ft. high timber tray ceilings, natural timber doors and windows, and traditional colonial furniture, including traditionally high, king size four-poster beds.
While The Crane remains steeped in Barbadian history, the property also offers 21st century conveniences and amenities.
Ground floor suites feature "infinity edge" private pools, while many residences on the upper floors feature individual plunge pools.
Crane suites also feature over sized Jacuzzi baths, spa showers with multiple shower heads, DVD players and in-room Internet access.
The resort also offers wireless Internet access in the lobby and around the renowned main pool.
The rooms and suites of the historic resort -- inspiration for the new development -- are each unique in design and location, all with authentic antique furnishings.
Many feature original coral stone walls, spectacular views, and elegant canopy or four-poster beds. Once part of a private mansion built in 1790, this part of the resort was first expanded and established as a hotel in 1887 and was recently fully restored.
The Crane caters to a variety of clientele, for business or leisure, and is particularly well suited to intimate weddings & honeymoons. Wedding, romance and honeymoon packages are available year-round.
The resort features two top Zagat-rated restaurants, including Zen, named for "Top Food" in the 2010 Zagat Survey, and L'Azure Restaurant, which earned top ratings for views, buffets and its renowned Gospel Breakfast.
» L'Azure Restaurant, famous for its seafood and breathtaking ocean view, features a mix of contemporary and international cuisine. Each Sunday, the resort offers its well-established tradition of Gospel Breakfast and Barbadian buffet lunch.
» Zen Restaurant, featuring classic Thai and Japanese cuisine, offers an authentic experience with its Asian-inspired architecture and spectacular décor complete with an all-glass frontage to the sea.
Guests can enjoy their meal at the 12-person sushi bar in the company of the chefs, or in intimate Tatami rooms for two or four. Zen is open for dinner nightly except Tuesdays and offers lunch from Wednesday through Friday.
In addition to these restaurants, on offer are D'Onofrio's and the Carriage House Poolside Restaurant and Bar. These restaurants feature Italian cuisine and grilled poolside favorites respectively in casual dining settings each offering unique views of the resort.
The newly created Crane Village offers duty-free shopping with renowned brands Cave Shepherd and Colombian Emeralds, along with a convenience store with sundries, snacks and beverages.
For fitness buffs, The Crane offers a small gym with several machines; and for the connected, there is complimentary wireless access available throughout the property.
Two lit tennis courts are available for either night or daytime play.
The hotel is continuing its multi-million dollar expansion with the addition of new room categories.
Stay in Barbados at the luxurious Crane Resort.
Crane, St. Philip, Barbados.
Visit: via the Web
For reservations call (246) 423-6220 Fax: (246) 423-5343
Located in St. Philip, South East coast & is 3 miles from Grantley Adams International Airport
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By: Denise Kaye
We spent 1 week in heaven, otherwise known as The Crane. The facillity was amazing and the service was incredible. The staff were so helpful and the food was delicious. We will never stay at another hotel on the island. The Crane is the place to go! Hurry up and enjoy your time there...
Date: Apr 14, 2010
By: Chantal Gordon
My thoughts exactly Alex.
I have been there twice now, and I dont ever want to go anywhere else.
I have just scraped together enough money, to buy a week timeshare, so hopefully I can continue to enjoy this beautiful place for a few more years yet.
Date: Aug 27, 2009
By: Alex Yearwood
We were at the Crane resort last year for the first time. And, what a great experience it was. The property, the rooms, the grounds, the staff, the food, the scenery, the beach is ALL #1. I am very particular and have high standards. The Crane resort met and exceeded my expectations of such a property. We loved it so much, we are returning this year again for another fab visit. Can't wait to see all the new shops. There's still a lot of construction and will be for years to come, but it's for the better. #1 for my taste.
Date: Jul 4, 2009
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» Multiple Restaurants on Premises
» Meeting Rooms For Both Large and Small Groups
» No Smoking in Public Areas or Rooms
» General Business Services Including Fax and Internet Access
» Many Rooms with Ocean View
» Outdoor Bar or Lounge
» Outdoor Swimming Pool
» Laundry and Dry Cleaning Services
» Individual Room Safes
» High Speed Internet Access Available
» Some Facilities and Rooms Offer Accessibility Features
» Child Care Services
» Concierge Services
» Coffee Makers In Each Room
» Currency Exchange
» Onsite Security Services
» FREE Guest Parking
» Fitness Facilities
Major Credit Cards Accepted