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The Crane Resort

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On the beach, white sand, beach towels, beach bar
On the beach, white sand, beach towels, beach bar
On the beach, white sand, beach towels, beach bar
5 outdoor pools, open 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM, pool umbrellas

Overview of The Crane Resort

VIP Access

The Crane Resort

4.5 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCrane Beach2 min walk
  • Popular LocationFoul Bay Beach15 min walk
  • AirportBridgetown (BGI-Grantley Adams Intl.)12 min drive
  • Popular LocationBottom Bay Beach14 min drive

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About this area

Diamond Valley

Located in Diamond Valley, The Crane Resort is on the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Crane Beach and Bottom Bay Beach. Kendal Sporting and Ocean Echo Stables are also worth visiting. Looking to get your feet wet? Scuba diving, parasailing and sailing adventures can be found near the property.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Crane Beach - 2 min walk
  • Foul Bay Beach - 15 min walk
  • Barbados Concorde Experience - 8 min drive
  • St. Philip Parish Church - 9 min drive
  • Bottom Bay Beach - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Grantley Adams Intl. Airport (BGI) - 12 min drive

Restaurants

  • L Azure — 1 min walk
  • Zen — 1 min walk
  • Marco Polo — 6 min walk
  • Cutters of Barbados — 6 min walk
  • The Tamarind Tree Bar — 4 min drive

About this property

The Crane Resort

Upscale resort on the beach, with 5 outdoor swimming pools
Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at The Crane Resort's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the resort's 5 restaurants. All 252 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find room service, free international calls, and free long-distance calls.
The Crane Resort offers 252 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and bathrobes. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room full-sized refrigerators/freezers and microwaves. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones; local, long-distance, and international calls are all complimentary (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is offered daily and in-room massages can be requested.

5 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a 24-hour fitness center.

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

The onsite spa has massage/treatment rooms.

The spa is open daily.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global) and COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–11 AM: USD 25 for adults and USD 15 for children
  • 5 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 2 bars/lounges, 1 beach bar and 1 poolside bar
  • Free reception (select days)
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • 5 outdoor pools
  • Children's pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Motorized watercraft
  • Shopping
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • 5 outdoor pools
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Free children's club
  • Full-sized refrigerator
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free grocery shopping service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tennis lessons
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference center
  • Meeting rooms - 3

Outdoors

  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Spa open daily

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)

More

  • Beach towels
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Ceiling fan

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Free international calls
  • Free local calls
  • Free long-distance calls
  • In-room massage
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property offers 1 PCR Test for COVID-19 onsite with no charge for stays of 5 days or more. Guests should contact the concierge upon arrival to schedule departure health screenings.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 5.0 per day

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 9.62 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 25 for adults and USD 15 for children (approximately)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 5.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Crane Residential
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
Crane Hotel Saint Philip
Crane Saint Philip
Crane Hotel Barbados
The Crane Barbados
The Crane Residential Hotel Saint Philip
Crane Barbados
The Crane Resort Barbados/Saint Philip Parish
Crane Resort Diamond Valley
Crane Diamond Valley
Resort The Crane Resort Diamond Valley
Diamond Valley The Crane Resort Resort
The Crane Resort Diamond Valley
Crane Resort
Resort The Crane Resort
The Crane Residential Resort
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The Crane Resort Resort
The Crane Resort Diamond Valley
The Crane Resort Resort Diamond Valley

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4.3
Excellent
Rating 5 - Excellent. 548 out of 999 reviews
5 - Excellent 55%
Rating 4 - Good. 279 out of 999 reviews
4 - Good 28%
Rating 3 - Okay. 88 out of 999 reviews
3 - Okay 9%
Rating 2 - Poor. 46 out of 999 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 38 out of 999 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness
The view was absolutely breathtaking, but after 6 days of quarantine, couched as five, I needed more than a view. I wanted to experience the grounds. However, those who were not vaccinated were only allowed to leave their room on the sixth day of quarantine to have their test taken at the onsite clinic. (Don't be fooled by the 5 day quarantine. I arrived Sunday afternoon and was in lockdown until Friday around 8:30pm when my results returned.) If I was able to leave my room to have my COVID exam, why couldn't I frequent dinner spots? They could have provided a secluded area for folks to dine-in & enjoy their stay. Outside of cable, there was no entertainment provided for guests quarantining. Booking a suite with a plunge pool is not the answer to quarantine. It may soften the blow, slightly. BUT when amenities, like the jacuzzi's piercing shrills setting off the fire alarm, me falling through a broken lounge chair, or the patio lights flickering/totally inoperable doesn't help! After making a formal complaint to management, & being compensated $250 BBD towards my food tab, it wasn't enough to negate the humiliation of sporting a scarlet red wristband and being treated like an AIDS victim from the 1980's/90's. I said it. Those delivering food to the room left the food on a standing tray up against your room door and stood sometimes more than 7 FT away as if I truly had a disease. Does The Crane treat their staff differently for not being inoculated? Food was DIVINE, btw...
Stayed 6 nights in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
It’s perhaps not best to travel here during the pandemic because staff is limited and the NEWLY implemented 5-day quarantine (after my booking) made it difficult to enjoy the facilities or much less the island. I only had 5 days and I was allowed to test on day 3 to be able to leave the country (many hiccups). The results came during the late morning on day 4 so I only had a chance to walk around the complex and grab dinner at the D’Onofrios (delicious garbanzo soup). Again I see many potential post pandemic and the staff was always courteous - aiming to please.
Stayed 7 nights in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 4 nights in May 2019

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great Service
we planned to stay at this hotel while we had to do the mandatory COVID quarantine, and although the test results have taken longer than usual, the Hotel and staff have been great at accomodating us while we wait for results.
Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2021

1/5 Terrible

Business traveler
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
I can honestly say this is one of the worst places I've ever stayed in, and I've stayed in *a lot* of hotels. I was scheduled to stay here 28 nights and ended up checking out early on the 14th night. Firstly, the rooms are disgustingly dirty. They're old rooms but that's no excuse for thick layers of dust on top of every surface. The food was awful. Don't order room service unless you like overcooked burgers, stale buns and undercooked fries. Staff were incredibly rude and unhelpful. The water to my room was turned off one morning and when I phoned for an update I was told, "I don't know what to tell you". Completely unacceptable. Please do not make the same mistake I did in staying here!
Stayed 27 nights in Aug 2020