Location. Sitting atop a 70-foot cliff overlooking the Atlantic, The Crane is 6 kilometers (3.75 miles) from the Grantley Adams International Airport in Barbados. From lush valleys to azure blue water, Barbados boasts some of the most beautiful landscapes in the Caribbean.
Hotel Features. Barbados' first resort hotel, The Crane has since been transformed from a very small property into the large resort it now is, while still maintaining its old-world charm. A shimmering pool with a marble sundeck and Roman columns offers impressive ocean vistas and plenty of reason to lounge the day away. In total, the pool complex has four free-form pools, a children's section, a pool bar, a jetted tub, waterfalls, gardens and fountains. L'Azure is an alfresco, 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 complete with a sushi bar. Complimentary shuttles transport guests to a supermarket twice weekly and to downtown Bridgetown on Thursdays. Grocery-delivery service is also available. 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.
Guestrooms. The spacious suites feature large furnished balconies, 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 one-bedroom suites have a kitchen with a refrigerator, smooth-top stove, dishwasher, private washer and dryer, and spectacular ocean views.
Expert Tip. The Andromeda Botanic Gardens overlook the town of Bathsheba, about 13 miles from The Crane. Visitors can examine limestone boulders, indigenous flora and the occasional monkey, mongoose, lizard or heron.
The hotel is currently constructing a new building as well as a new pool. The hotel ensures that every effort will be made to minimize construction noise.
*Pool: scheduled for completion in 2006;
*Buildings 8 & 9: scheduled for completion early 2007. All completion dates subject to change.
For specific room rate, please check rates when making reservation.