Triple Hospitality Honors

Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar Wins Trio of Hospitality Honors:

+ TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence
+ Expedia Insiders Select List™
+ Donal A. Dermody White Glove Award

(Delray Beach, FL – August __, 2012) Just in time for the busy fall and winter season travel season, Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar today announced that it is now the recipient of three of the highest honors in the hospitality industry:

+ The TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Award

Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel and Tiki Bar recently received the prestigious TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Approximately 10 percent of accommodations listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious 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 the volume of reviews received within the last 12 months.

+ 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 was recently notified that it has once again won the prestigious Donal A. Dermody White Glove Award for housekeeping excellence from the Florida Superior Small Lodging Association (SSL).

“To win this award is a great honor for Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel, and credit once again 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.

“The White Glove Award is our organization’s highest recognition for housekeeping achievement,” said Donna Boucher, SSL’s executive director. “Properties must receive a Total Housekeeping Score of 100% in their annual review to receive this award. The Donal A. Dermody White Glove Award recognizes hotel owners who have made outstanding contributions to SSL’s mission and business objective of benchmarking housekeeping excellence and exceptional service.”

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 from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

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

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