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Elba Costa Ballena Beach Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenida Carla De Orleans | Urban Costa Ballena, 11520 Rota, Spain
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Ranked #2 of 8 Hotels in Rota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Dayton, Ohio
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent service in restaurant, bar, great spa and a very nice golf course. The rooms are spacious and the hotel itself is in a very nice area and far away from the traffic but again close to nice restaurants. The only bad thing I can say, is that we go in early May and so do my friends and they... More

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Buford, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is the up and coming area of Rota. They are trying to develop this area into a Hilton Head SC type area. Rooms are very nice, pool is great for kids, breakfast bar is a great value. Parking is a little far away if you are not in the garage.

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Aveiro, Portugal
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I just came back for the second consecutive Summer holidays at Elba Costa Ballena with my wife and 2 daughters. The Hotel still Clean, Comfortable and Warm with comfie rooms and excellent Staff (I must say for the 2nd time THANK YOU VINCENZO from the restaurant, You're the best (Grazzie Mille Vincenzo 'cause he's Italian)! The Beach still just there... More

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Madrid, Spain
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We were looking to do something a little different in easter and finally opted for the Elba Costa Ballena Hotel. It proved to be an excellent choice! Pros: 1. The staff - They have abolutely amazing staff. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. The staff in the restaurant were very helpful. They reserved our table and ensured a high chair... More

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Jaime S, Director General at Elba Costa Ballena Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. At your entire disposal and waiting to greet you on your next stay. Jaime Santos More

Colchester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Just spent a week here. Nice clean hotel that would be a great place for a family holiday. Located next to a fantastic beach and also very close to a great golf course. The rooms are pleasant and clean. The buffet was OK; it had a chef cook fresh food for you. Not a place to go if you are... More

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Thank you for your comments. At your entire disposal and waiting to greet you on your next stay. Jaime Santos More

London, United Kingdom
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193 reviews 193 reviews
79 hotel reviews
199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Taking advantage of an early summer heat wave and needing serious beach time booked into this place for 3 nights just now. The hotel is on the southern extremity of the Costa Ballena urbanisation and proved to be a good choice. The room was of good size with balcony and the swimming pool excellent. Staff were well organised and friendly... More

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Thank you for your comments. At your entire disposal and waiting to greet you on your next stay. Jaime Santos More

Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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31 reviews 31 reviews
31 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

My husband and I stayed for 3 nights last June on half board basis in this resort. You wouldn’t think that in that time of year that the whole area was deserted. The beach bar was still closed, the beach was deserted and all the residential apartments in the environment were unoccupied. It felt more like a ghost town entering... More

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Nettetal, Germany
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

just got back from Costa Ballena, great resort for Golfers. The Hotel is good, the staff are friendly and helpful. I was golfing down there so didn't really see the Hotel that much. The Golf club is just a few minutes away, the Hotel do provide a shuttle there. Perfect for a golf trip, 3 x 9 Holes and superb... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We stayed here in July 2013 with our two kids (13 and 11) and found this to be a great resort. We spent a great deal of time at the beach since it's so close! The Ballena beach club was a very nice alternative to have for food options in the evening. The property was clean and impressive. Just a... More

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Perth
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

This is a hotel ideally suited for families with children aged 4-12.We were the only English speaking couple with a 5 year old daughter yet all the hotel staff could not have been more helpful or friendly with us. In particular the excellent children's entertainment both poolside and in the evening.We had requested a room with a sea view and... More

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Address: Avenida Carla De Orleans | Urban Costa Ballena, 11520 Rota, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Cadiz > Rota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Elba Costa Ballena Beach Hotel 4*
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