Trip Advisor Award

Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar Earns 2013 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor®

Whimsical Boutique Hotel in Delray Beach Also Launches New Website at

(Delray Beach, FL May 28, 2013) Just in time for the busy summer vacation season, Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar has once again received one of the highest honors in the hospitality industry:

+ The TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Award 2013

For the second year in a row, Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel has been named a recipient of this prestigious recognition that honors hospitality excellence. It is given to establishments that consistently earn outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Only about 10% of accommodations listed on TripAdvisor receive this award.

To qualify for the Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher, out of a possible five, as reviewed by travelers on TripAdvisor. Additional criteria include a high volume of reviews received within the last 12 months.

“To once again earn the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence is a great honor for Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel, and credit goes to our extraordinary staff of hospitality specialists. They truly go the extra mile with every guest to ensure that they have a unique and memorable experience,” says hotel general manager Cathy Balestriere, adding that the whimsical boutique hotel had recently redesigned its website at

But this isn’t the only outstanding honor earned by Crane’s BeachHouse, which is located at 82 Gleason Street in Delray Beach, just one block south of Atlantic Avenue and one block west of the Atlantic Ocean.

+ Expedia Insiders Select List™

Since 2010, Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel has been among the world’s best hotels on the Expedia Insiders’ Select™ List, which formally recognizes individual hotels worldwide that consistently deliver excellent service, a great overall experience and a notable value. The full list represents only a small percentage of the world’s top hotels from the more than 110,000 hotel properties offered on Expedia. 

“Based on more than one million hotel reviews submitted by our travelers, your hotel was identified as consistently delivering superior services, an exceptional guest experience and notable value. The Expedia Insiders’ Select program includes only a small percentage of the top-ranked hotels offered globally across Expedia sites—earning a place on the Insiders’ Select list is a testament to your ongoing commitment to excellence,” according to Expedia’s letter of announcement, dated May 4, 2010.

+ Donal A. Dermody White Glove Award

Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel is a repeated recipient of the highly coveted Donal A. Dermody White Glove Award for housekeeping excellence from the Florida Superior Small Lodging Association (SSL).

About Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar:

Offering an incredible Key West-like experience just one block away from the Atlantic Ocean, Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar is a fun and festive boutique hotel with 27 distinctive and luxurious guest suites, all nestled within a lush, tropical setting. This creates a real tranquil environment, even though the hotel is just steps away from the shops and restaurants along Delray Beach’s hot and happening Atlantic Avenue. The poolside Tiki Bar is stocked with an array of tropical drinks, wines and both domestic and imported beer, with a music-filled happy hour. The Tiki Bar is open from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday – weather permitting.

For more information please contact Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar at 561.278.1700 or visit the website at

Available for Interview:

Cathy Balestriere
Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar

Media Contact:

Gary Schweikhart
PR-BS, Inc.