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The Crane Resort

Crane, The Crane, Barbados

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The Crane Resort

OVERVIEW

Hotel Overview

Scenic views above beach
On a cliff above one of the world's top-rated beaches, The Crane offers panoramic ocean views and warm trade winds.
Suites with private pools, kitchens
Tropical-colonial guest suites include four-poster beds, balconies or patios, and kitchens or kitchenettes. 146 rooms and suites, most with private pools.
Water complex, restaurants
A large water complex with six freshwater pools, a cascading waterfall and large whirlpool overlooks the sea. Four restaurants provide dining options from casual to elegant.

Property Location
Located in Diamond Valley, The Crane Resort is a 5-minute drive from Crane Beach and 12 minutes from Bottom Bay Beach. This 4.5-star resort is 8.6 mi (13.9 km) from Bath Beach and 8.7 mi (14.1 km) from Miami Beach.

Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 252 air-conditioned rooms featuring kitchenettes with refrigerators and microwaves. Rooms have private patios. Cable programming and DVD players are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Amenities
Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 5 outdoor swimming pools, outdoor tennis courts, and a fitness center. This resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Guests can get to nearby shops on the complimentary shuttle.

Dining
Enjoy seafood at L Azure, one of the resort's 5 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/caf+¬. Mingle with other guests at the complimentary reception, held on select days. Relax with a refreshing drink at the beach bar, the poolside bar, or one of 3 bars/lounges. Full breakfasts are available daily from 7:30 AM to 11 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.

Location

Crane, The Crane, Barbados

Airport:

BGI - Grantley Adams International Airport

ROOMS

Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Kitchenette
  • Ceiling fan
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Patio
  • Separate sitting area
  • Sofa bed
  • Microwave
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room massage available
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Cable TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Free long-distance calls
  • Free international calls
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Number of bathrooms -

DETAILS

Property Amenities

L'Azure, the open-air, ocean-view restaurant, showcases classic and Caribbean fare, with a focus on fresh seafood. The Sunday buffet breakfast features gospel entertainment, while a steel band performs during Sunday brunch. Zen, located at the cliff's edge, serves Thai and Japanese cuisine and features intimate, private dining rooms and a sushi bar overlooking the ocean.Grocery-delivery service is available for a surcharge. The resort also provides complimentary shuttle service to a supermarket twice weekly. On Thursdays, a complimentary shuttle transports guests to downtown Bridgetown. A complimentary cocktail party is held Monday nights. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in the lobby and main pool areas. Two lobby computers provide complimentary high-speed Internet access. Ground transportation:
Shuttle vans and private cars of varying prices are available. They can be reserved during the process of booking a reservation for this hotel, via this Web site, and added to the total trip cost.

  • Elevator/lift
  • Fitness facilities
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Total number of rooms -
  • Number of floors -
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Garden
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee shop or caf+¬
  • Children's pool
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Meeting rooms
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wedding services
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free WiFi
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Number of restaurants -
  • Free reception
  • Number of outdoor pools -
  • Free shopping center shuttle
  • Outdoor tennis courts -
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Beach bar
  • Free self parking
  • Number of bars/lounges -
  • Luggage storage
  • Airport transportation - pickup (surcharge)
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Free long-term parking
  • Beach towels
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's club (free)
  • Electric car charging station

Number of floors: Building 1-2; Building 2-4; Building 3-5.

Number of rooms: 170 total

Dining

L'Azure
Open-air dining room and deck providing panoramic ocean view. Windows set in coral-stone arches. Classic and Caribbean cuisine. Á la carte service, including breakfast. Lunch/dinner menu featuring fish, lobster, steak, pasta, rack of lamb. Sandwiches, burgers at lunch, also. Live music six nights weekly. Sunday buffet breakfast featuring gospel singers followed by Bajan (Barbadian) lunch buffet with steel band.
Zen
Top Zagat rated for food in Barbados. Cliff-edge, air-conditioned Thai/Japanese restaurant. Lily pond, window wall with panoramic ocean view. Sushi bar, tatami room, private dining rooms with sliding rice-paper doors. Black-lacquer furniture. Slate floor. Displays of antique samurai suite, Japanese wedding gown. Open for lunch and dinner. Dress code: long pants for men.
The Carriage House
Snacks, burgers and salads by the pool. Casual. Open for lunch and dinner, bar with cocktails.
D'Onofrio's
Serving Italian fare - pizza/pastas/seafood. Open lunch through dinner. Smart casual.
The Beach Grill
Serving grilled items for lunch.
The Village Cafe
Serving specialty coffees, crepes, waffles and pastries.
Bar 1887
Regular live entertainment and happy hours. Perfect for a pre or post-dinner aperitif. Hosts a manager's weekly cocktail party and a weekly craft market within Crane Village.

Recreation

Below the cliff, a 250-m (273-yd) coral-sand beach faces the Atlantic Ocean. Wading depth extends out approximately 68.5 m (75 yds). An offshore reef tames ocean swells in most weather. Umbrellas and lounge chairs dot the beach. Guests enjoy complimentary use of boogie boards.

Overlooking the ocean from the cliff, the 26 x 12.25-m (85 x 40-ft) pool is fronted by Roman-style columns and surrounded by a marble sundeck with umbrellas and thickly cushioned lounge chairs.

As part of its rest-and-relaxation theme, the resort offers few group activities except for complimentary garden tours and Friday-night stargazing sessions with an astronomer (surcharge).

The 18-hole Barbados Golf Club is 12 km (7.5 mi) away.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.

  • Golfing
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis