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Elba Costa Ballena Beach Hotel

#2 of 9 Hotels in Rota
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Avenida Carla De Orleans | Urban Costa Ballena, 11520 Rota, Spain
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an exceptional experience at the hotel. The staff is amazing - super friendly and exceptionally helpful answering questions about the hotel or assisting with nearby events/attractions. The rooms were large, comfortable and not cluttered. The entire hotel was immaculate - very clean rooms/common spaces and the grounds are well maintained. The meals were great and always featured a... More 

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Rota, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

-The staff was excellent! Very polite and very helpful (always with a smile) -The rooms were very nice and clean (maids do great work) -Walking distance to the beach (maybe 100yards) -Golf course was great! -The views from the hotel was beautiful! The only reason I wasn't happy. -The walls and ceilings are very thin making for a lot of... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes the spa was the best that I have experienced in then south of Spain . Unfortunately for the guests who haven't used a spa before this seemed to be difficult for them. At no time did any of the staff go through proper procedures on how to use the facilities. Not showering before using the pool etc. Even if... More 

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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

This hotel was a great overall experience. The staff is very friendly and helpful and spoke English quite well. The only gripes that I have was the bed felt like you were sleeping between sandpaper sheets. Breakfast and dinner were provided in the hotel and the spread was amazing.

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Dear Guest, We are delighted your stay with us has motivated you to share such a great review about our hotel. Thank you for highlighting the qualities that made your stay unforgettable. It is a pleasure to know you enjoyed the restaurants, facilities, entertainment and personalized service we offer. Our staff works hard to satisfy our guests so that they... More 

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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Have just returned from Elba Costa Ballena Beach Hotel. We were there for the golf, which was fantastic on an excellent course and par-3 practice course. The hotel was very pleasant, rooms clean (rooms 201-204 can be noisy due to location and muzak), spa was excellent and massages were available. Food was good and varied, and wines priced fairly. Restaurant... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The hotel Elba is by far my favourite Hotel in Costa Ballena, it is situated right on the beach and is just a small walk from the nearby town, myself and my husband visit Costa ballena every year with our family. As the area has special place in our hearts we decided to also marry in the area. We didn't... More 

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16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

A very elegant hotel! Bathroom was gorgeous. Bed was American King size and comfortable. Breakfast lovely, everything you could want. Evening meal was plentiful but not that tasty, tho the salad bar was varied and lots of interesting things, for a buffet I would say it was good. The only minor thing was that we stayed in room 201 which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We have just stayed at the Elba Costa Ballena for Half Term and are amazed how quiet and relaxing it has been. After spending years being ripped off by holiday firms going to British destinations that charge extortionate prices for low quality venues, this is an absolute gem! The Hotel is comfortable, clean and full of little extras with a... More 

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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We come to Hotel Elba every year for a couple of days golf. The hotel is lovely, great size rooms, plenty of facilities and a great restaurant. Reception staff are very helpful and if you are a family there is plenty of childrens entertainment. As a couple we still enjoy the peaceful pool area, the bar in the evening and... More 

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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This is not so much a review of a hotel but of a service it offers. The hotel is quite large and rambling with a decent pool for playing in rather than serious swimming and landscaped grounds somewhat in need of cutting back in places. There appears to be nothing to distinguish it though from many of its type near... More 

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