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Elba Costa Ballena Beach Hotel

4.0 of 5 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
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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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Dayton, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

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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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

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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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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Colchester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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195 reviews 195 reviews
80 hotel reviews
203 helpful votes 203 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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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*
Number of rooms: 234
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