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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 May 27, 2014
Alison C Colchester, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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London, United Kingdom
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189 reviews 189 reviews
78 hotel reviews
205 helpful votes 205 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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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Prague, Czech Republic
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Best destination for resting holiday. We spent there almost week in September. Hotel is really close to the beach, like 5 minutes walking. The staff of the hotel was really friendly and helpful. Room was spacious and well equiped. There were many activities for guests during day and night as well. The small villages around hotel were amazing places for... More

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Luxembourg
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Very nice spa - not included in the price. Nice, silent rooms. Friendly staff. Lousy, very lousy food - like paella out of the box, bloody pork ribs, low quality industrial pastries. Horrendous junk quality coffee. Lousy and unsecured wi-fi.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Attended a scientific forum and spent few night in this peaceful hotel. 5 minutes walking distance to the beach and the room is clean with cozy environment. A variety of cuisine were served in the buffet lunch and dinner, i had a most tasty paella in this restaurant!! This place is very good choice for the family vacation, as there... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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162 reviews 162 reviews
109 hotel reviews
1,036 helpful votes 1,036 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Stayed for 5 days over Easter holiday here as we're used to come every year or almost and we've enjoyed being in a peaceful hotel, not crowded and without stress. The price paid (around 90 Euros a day) was fair and was inclusive of the buffet breakfast which was ok and good. More variety would be a plus. Egg station... 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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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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