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Elba Costa Ballena Beach Hotel

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Let me first start that the hotel is a great plaxe for families with children of any age. Younger ones are catered too via food or activities. But between the adult spa, great golf, access to the best and widest beach; adults own this resort. Service is Spanish laid back so remember your on vavation. Food is buffet for the... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Last week we travelled from the UK to Torreblaca, where we met up with 53 other individuals to travel to this hotel for a golf tournament & generally socialise. There is only one word to sum up the way we were looked after, fantastic. The management and their staff could not do enough for us. The staff were always smiling... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the end of the season and had a pleasant week. Like other reviewers, we got the impression there are not enough people working - especially in the dining room - where incidentally the air conditioning was too high.. Got a bit noisy with an influx of Sevillanos at the weekend, but that's not the hotels fault. our... More 

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Benalmadena, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Last week I took 55 members and their partners on a golf trip to this hotel. There is only one word to sum up the way we were looked after, fantastic. The management and their staff could not do enough for us. The staff were always smiling and happy making sure that we had everything we wanted. The food was... More 

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Marbella, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel very close to a stunning beach. Hotel staff very friendly, Fantastic entertainment. Quality of the food wasn't the best, not not too bad. Would definitely return but not on a full board basis.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

A nice hotel to spent your holidays. Very close to the beach which when is not windy its perfect for kids as there is lot of sand and not deep waters. The swimming pool its nice but it can get very crowded. Again its very nice for kids. Our room was specious the quality of the mattress was good and... 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 

PORTUGAL
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

All employees are very very friendly , animation always on fire, excellent beach and beach club, good food and localisation for those who like nice beach at 50 m from hotel. . Only problems small number of employees as well parking 15 euro and sometimes swimming pool is to small for so many people. I recommend fro those who travel... 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 

Geneva
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Staying 3 nights with an organized golf competition. Not easy to find when driving from Cadiz! Indoor parking - daily charge. 2 minutes from a beautiful very large sandy beach. But no amenities, sun beds or umbrellas. Hotel rents bikes, nice promenade parallel to beach. Staff very friendly and helpful. Room we had - large, clean with balcony & view... 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 

Aberdare, United Kingdom
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38 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

The hotel Elba Costa Ballena is a lovely quiet 4* star hotel the grounds are lovely as is the pool. Plenty of sun beds and towels available at reception if needed. The rooms are lovely really big with lovely big beds. The food is definitely not 4* it was always cold not even tepid I know the Spanish don't like... 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 

Ireland
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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

I will start with the positives with this hotel. It is a fine building, with large well appointed rooms. Bathroom was large with smashing shower and our balcony also was all we wanted. Our bed linen was changed every second day and the beds were very comfortable. Overall, the whole hotel is spottlessly clean. The pool area is situated downstairs... 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 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Elba Costa Ballena Beach Hotel

Address: Avenida Carla De Orleans | Urban Costa Ballena, 11520 Rota, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Cadiz > Rota
Price Range: $72 - $241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Elba Costa Ballena Beach Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 234
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