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Barcelo Costa Ballena Golf & Spa

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Torremolinos, Spain
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

The service was excellent. All the staff were helpful. The food was excellent and plentiful, some of it was cooked to order. The room was large and the beds were comfortable. You did need transport as the hotel is a bit out of the way but the surroundings were lovely with a pond in the golf course. Each block had... More 

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Benalmádena, Andalucia, Spain
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24 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

The hotel was a wonderful place to stay. The facilities and location were fabulous but you do need transport. The beach is wonderful and you can walk for miles . Good location for visiting Cadiz, Jerez. Although not a golf player the courses looked good. Unfortunately, two nights was not long enough for our stay to enjoy all that the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Hotel was great - large bedroom with superb view over magnificent golf course (complete with resident duck family ). All rooms had good air conditioning. Pools were large and very clean. Bar and lounge rooms were large with comfortable seating. All meals were buffet style with an extensive selection; Food was replenished frequently, but sometimes not as hot as desired.... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We were here for two nights. Lovely room overlooking the golf course. Huge comfortable bed, nice bathroom, fridge and safe. No tea or coffee making facilities. Hotel is huge and accommodation is spread over four blocks with the restaurant, bars and reception in the middle. Food was very good, buffet style with a huge choice at both dinner and breakfast.... More 

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Torremolinos, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Although this is a large hotel it is well run and offers superb facilities in relaxing surroundings. We were part of a large group and transport is essential for the visit. The rooms are clean and fresh with the usual facilities you would expect although hot drink making was not provided. One large restaurant was available and depending where your... More 

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Alicante, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We stayed at this hotel for 1 week all inclusive. Initially I realised that I had made an error as i thought i had booked Cadiz. The reception staff were really helpful and offered to call Cadiz to check on availability - however we chose in the end to stay here in Rota. Location is great for getting to look... More 

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Province of Naples, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Noisy kids every where. Food is good and location is perfect but the noise is hard to handle. Guest seem to release all their kids simultaneously to run around the hotel with no regard for other guest. Their are sitters hired by the hotel but they do little to control the commotion. Once in your room, you can hear everything... More 

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Magnolia, Delaware
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Way too many unsupervised kids running around yelling and screaming. Quiet hours are not followed. The management does not get back to you when they say they will. The people at the reception desk speak and understand very little English. We had to ask 4 times to get the bill straightened out. The restaurant staff and food were VERY good.... More 

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Vilamoura, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We were a group of 24 golfers. Stayed for 3 nights May 2015. Good hotel with pleasant rooms and views from rooms. Very good for families with children. Staff generally very friendly and helpful. Golf: Costa Ballena has 27 holes- 1 to 18 are much better than 19 to 27. We were told that golf course would be in good... More 

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Kopavogur, Iceland
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Had a wonderful time at Barcelo Costa Ballena. Very nice rooms with a view over the 19th and 27th hole. Very friendly staff, allways ready to assist with a smile. Great variety of excellent food, both for the breakfast buffet and the dinner buffet. The staff at the golf clup store was extremely friendly, allways made me go out to... More 

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