|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
We are now offering our own as well as a variety of one, two or three bedroom Ocean View or Park Residences units at the Crane. There is availability at all times. Let us know the type of unit you want and your check-in/departure dates, and we will book your suite for you. Anyone booking through us receives, after a 50% down payment, a confirmation/reservation number from the Crane and becomes a guest of the resort, with access to all amenities and resources. The only difference is that the booking is done through us, the owners, and at a remarkably lower cost.
PLEASE CONTACT US FOR PRICES ON 2 AND 3 BEDROOM APARTMENTS. Saturday check-in and check-out will guarantee the lowest rates, but we will do what we can to accommodate prospective guests who are unable to meet this requirement.
The images here are of unit - 823 - on the second floor of building 8, one of the crane's ocean view towers. The prices we quote here are for unit 823 or an identical one bedroom ocean view unit.
One Bedroom Ocean View Residence:
A standard ocean view one bedroom without plunge pool has two bathrooms. The bedroom features adjustable shutters, which open out onto a private patio with a spectacular view of the Atlantic Ocean. The luxurious master bathroom has marble walls, a double sink, two person jetted tub and a shower stall with glass doors.
The apartment can accommodate two more guests comfortably in the queen sized sofa bed in the living room. In addition, this unit has a dining area, carved wine-storage cabinet, and 36-inch TV with DVD/CD player. The spacious balcony, from which one has a spectacular view of the ocean, has two lounge chairs and dining set.
The kitchen comes fully equipped with ice-maker refrigerator, four-burner range, microwave, dishwasher and a washer/dryer. The second bathroom has a glass shower stall.
The entire unit offers spacious, luxurious accommodation, featuring 10-foot high wooden tray ceilings, hand-crafted Barbadian mahogany furniture, luxury finishes, cable TV and free wi-fi Internet access. Long distance/ international telephone is also free of charge.
Our prices include all taxes and fees. There are no hidden costs to worry about.
Consult the Crane website for a thorough description of its world-famous beach.
There is a Crane “Village” just steps away from any of the ocean view towers with many shops, a fitness centre, full service spa and a convenience store.
WE ARE OWNERS AT THE RESORT SINCE 2006.
YOUR RENTAL INCLUDES DAILY FREE HOUSEKEEPING SERVICE, FULL RESORT AMENITIES & ACCESS TO ROOM SERVICE.
WI-FI & LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL CALLS ARE FREE OF CHARGE
Ocean View Suite:
*1 bedroom and 2 bathrooms
*1,200 square feet
*Sleeps 4 adults or 2 adults/2 children
*Central air-conditioning through hidden ducts
*Large living room with sofa and sofa bed, Cable TV & DVD, and large dining table
*Master bedroom with handcrafted king-size four poster bed, Cable TV and DVD player, and a writing desk
*Private bathroom with spacious wardrobe, a large dressing area, Jacuzzi bath, separate toilet room, separate spa shower with multiple shower heads and double vanity
*Guest bathroom with vanity, toilet and shower
*Fully equipped kitchen with fridge freezer, ice dispenser, oven, stove, utensils for 4, microwave and dishwasher
*Large balcony with sun loungers, chairs, table and ocean view
We're Jessica Gill and Alberto Abreu, who run a foreign-language interpretation and translation company outside of Washington, D.C. We purchased a full ownership (52 weeks) residence at the Crane in 2006. Now renting on our own, we have found that renters value the personal connection we establish with them almost as much as they do the extraordinary bargains we offer on Crane rentals. Many make a point of telling us about the terrific time they had, and how renting directly from owners made that experience possible. In the end, it's the satisfaction of helping make great vacations happen for so many wonderful guests is what makes our efforts worth while.
Jessica Gill / Albert Abreu purchased this condo in 2006
Perched dramatically on the cliffs of Barbados' pristine south-east coast, The Crane Residential Resort, established since 1887, is the island's oldest operating hotel. Transformed into a world-class luxury resort, The Crane features ultra-spacious, fully appointed ocean-view one & two bedroom suites and three bedroom Penthouses. You will find a few other owners who rent on their own offering great deals, but we still offer the most weeks at the best prices. Facilities include the acclaimed Zen Restaurant (Zagat rated #1 in Barbados) serving classic Thai and Japanese cuisine and the consistently popular L'Azure Restaurant. The casual Carriage House Pool Side restaurant is another favorite. 'The Village' offers duty free shopping, a General Store, Bar 1887 (with nightly live entertainment) and The Village Cafe. Last but not least is Crane Beach voted by Lifestyle's of The Rich and Famous as one of the Top Ten most beautiful beaches in the world, now with a fabulous Beach Grill. The Crane's amenities are world-class, four-star standard and our guests are ensured full access to all amenities, without restriction.
Because of the substantial number of weeks we own at the Crane, we enjoy extraordinary flexibility in accessing other properties at the resort for our guests, all at dramatically reduced rates. We encourage all prospective guests to confirm for themselves by comparing our rates against those published in the Crane website.
This was our 2nd time staying at the Crane both times booking thru Alberto.
We stayed for nearly 2 weeks in 2015 and for 1 week in 2016.
As mentioned in other reviews, the pictures are spot on...actually the pictures cannot convey the peacefulness, natural beauty, and tranquility of this place.
There are many different room styles throughout this resort but Alberto's condo is located in the prefect spot. It has the most amazing view of Crane Beach and the winds that breeze thru the condo are simply unforgettable.
I would say that the reason we love the Crane so much is really because of Alberto. He is like having awesome big brother who is truly invested in making sure everything goes smoothly. He is a kind and genuine man that I must meet personally someday. I can't imagine booking any other way.
The only issue we had was with our last stay but it was in no way Alberto's fault. The week we stayed one of the pools was closed for maintenance. There were plenty of other pools to swim in but the problem was it was the pool that was located in one of the historic buildings where we really enjoyed relaxing. We went during the slow season so I can understand scheduled maintenance, it's just that I felt the Crane should have been upfront about their scheduled maintenance so that guests could plan their vacation accordingly.
If I could emphasis anything about this review, it would be.....trust Alberto.
Ask him questions....he is so very honest.
We recently spent a week at The Crane. It is a beautiful resort with everything you need for a perfect vacation. I would have given five stars but there were a couple issues. Upon arrival we had concerns about getting a room and an "extended" wait time to check in given a reservation mix up. Five stars to Jessica and Alberto for resolving the issue and we actually ended up in a much nicer room with a pool, awesome! Glad we had the pool because the air conditioning didn't work well. It was pretty hot in the room and eventually The Crane sent over a portable airco unit but it struggled and could not cool the place to a comfortable temperature. We later learned that the room was scheduled for an airco upgrade (much needed). I would definitely still recommend booking with Jessica and Alberto, they will do ALL that they can to make your stay the best, just follow up with regards to the airco to ensure you have a room that gets cool.
All the best to Jessica and Alberto, thanks again for everything!
We just returned from 1 week at The Crane and all I can say is WOW!!! The resort and all its amenities was perfect! The beach incredible!!! Our unit was exactly as pictured and it was fantastic for our family. We made the arrangements through Alberto. It was my first time using VRBO and Alberto made the experience so easy. He answered all my inquiries promptly and was very patient! He was awesome and I would highly recommend booking through Alberto. When we return we will book through Alberto again. Thank you Alberto for setting this up!
We have always wanted to stay at The Crane in a two bedroom with plunge pool. We decided to give HomeAway a try for this and found Alberto's contact info. He arranged the reservation and we got exactly what we wanted at an excellent price. This was so simple and allowed us to experience one of the nicest resorts we have ever visited. What a beautiful resort. Definitely will book through Alberto again.
We absolutely loved this unit at The Crane. It was exactly like the pictures right down to the view. The location is great, close to the beach access and the village. The unit is well maintained and all of the amenities were first rate. The cleaning and concierge services provided by the resort were great. Alberto was incredibly helpful and patient with all of my questions, always responded quickly and offered lots of advice. We ate at all of the restaurants at the resort and enjoyed all of them. We also had the concierge arrange an island tour and had a wonderful driver, Junior. The whole island is beautiful, but the resort is paradise. We plan to go back and I hope to be able to rent this unit again.
We have been to the Crane at least 8 times and this experience was the best. First the owners were just amazing. Quick feedback, easy to work with and they checked in with us before we left for our trip, on our first day to see if everything was good and then a follow-up at the end to make sure we were satisfied. The unit is just perfect and I love Building 8 as it is right in front of Crane Beach and the access point and also next to the Village. The unit has a great view of the beach and for the price think the value is truly amazing. We plan to return as soon as we can and will totally rent this unit again!
Places of interest in St. Philip:
» Sunbury Plantation House
» Sam Lord's Castle
AIR CONDITIONING IS USUALLY NOT REQUIRED IN OCEAN VIEW SUITES. IF THE CHILLER IS USED, HOWEVER, THE FRONT DESK WILL ASSESS A FEE OF $2.00 PER HOUR OF USE TO BE CHARGED AT CHECK OUT.