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Elba Costa Ballena Beach Hotel

#1 of 9 Hotels in Rota
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Avenida Carla De Orleans | Urban Costa Ballena, 11520 Rota, Spain
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London, United Kingdom
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263 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

The hotel staff are excellent. The room is large and very clean. The beach a little walk but beautiful. the hotel pool fantastic. Come to relax only. The English leaflet guide to the hotel included the word "agglomeration" meaning a sort of busy time at the restaurant when waiting for the buffet was at its worse. Took a while to... 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 

Trnava, Slovakia
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

I stayed in this hotel twice already. The rooms are spacious and clean with big terrace or balcony. Hotel staff was always friendly and helpful. It is really close to amazing beach, if you prefer pool the hotel has two. The food was really tasty and you have a lot to chose from. The hotel had entertainment during the day... 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 

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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

Me and my wife got married here last sep 2014 and was the best day ever. The whole team at Elba gave the best service and made our day so memorable. We just got back from our 1 year anniversary staying only 2 nights (wish it was more) and was perfect! Thank you x

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Gracias Saul, Sabéis que siempre seréis bien recibido, y nos ha encantado que hayáis celebrado vuestro 1er aniversario con nosotros.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

The place looks 10 years older than the pictures. The food was OK. The room was OK. The service was OK. There are two pools which were very crowded so they were OK. The beach was OK bc it's far away you have to take a shuttle from the hotel. I would not spend my money to vacation here. I... 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 

Virginia
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65 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

I was very impressed with the friendly staff and comfortable room accommodations. The views are phenomenal and the amenities are out of this world. Its only a short walk to the beach, you can lounge by their pool, go to a spa, or just have a drink in the restaurant. Great value, too!

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London
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58 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We stayed at this hotel for 3 nights. The location is wonderful, a 5 minute walk from the beach. There are no high rise buildings in the area and we were very much surprised by how nature has been respected. Our room was great, big and ultra clean, with all the amenities you could need. My only criticism is the... More 

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Gibraltar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

This is a lovely spa hotel in a very peaceful area. The rooms were very nice and clean and we had a little patio overlooking the adjacent golf course. The buffet breakfast and dinner were of a very good standard, plenty of choice and very friendly waiters. This hotel is very out of the way and you need a car... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

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
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 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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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

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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