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Playaballena Spa Hotel

#4 of 9 Hotels in Rota
Certificate of Excellence
06/11/2017 06/12/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Vienna Region, Austria
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice but big hotel directly at the sea, only separated through green lanes for pedestrians and cyclists above sea level. Wonderful view at sunset. Beautiful beach for walking, sun bathing. Swimming during high tide better if the waves are calm. Big golf links just right at the hotel. During weekdays in low season calm but at the weekends crowded...

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Devon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used this lovely hotel as a Base to watch the Jerez Moto GP. Extremely quiet and chilled in a perfect beach location. Stunning beach here and at nearby Rota. Perfect for Jerez, Cadiz and Sevilla. The staff were brilliant and although they don't speak very much English this was never a problem. The food was varied and always fresh...

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Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

High recommended hotel.. Close to the coast.. Good activities in swimming pool.. Fit for family have children.. They will spend very nice vacation there.. Better to chose Half borad reservation as there is no more choices of restaurants around there.. The buffet is very good with a lot of variety

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Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

酒店整体还可以,具体的可以看我的英文解释。有孩子的家庭值得去的。好的季节应该是5月到9月,我们4月份在这里还是很冷的。 Pretty nice hotel, great location, directly at the coast. It has some equipments and programs for children, but due to the low season (even though in April ), they are only open for a few hours for 3 days per week. Morning fitness programs have some variability, yoga, Zumba etc. On the contrary, evening Programms are like Catastrophe, for...

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Malaga, Spain
Reviewed December 30, 2016

We have just spent a lovely Christmas week in the hotel. The food was very good and excellent on Christmas Eve. The restaurant is designed as a buffet so the choice of meals are vast. The service was very good. We had a superior room which was excellent very clean and offered many extras. The surrounding area offers many things....

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P-Stor, Gerente at Playaballena Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. We are looking forward to seeing you. Luis Rossell Gerente

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Great hotel ,located next to the beach and 30 min from Jerez airport. A great location to explore costa de la luz we even went on a day trip to Gibraltar.The swimming pool is great it has to water slides which my 4 and 6 years old loved.The food is Spanish affair which we liked. You do have bacon an...

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Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely stay at this hotel. The rooms were very clean and bedding was changed daily. The restaurant was very busy at the weekend, but the staff were very good and the food was amazing, with a great choice on offer. The beach was reached via a gate from the pool area and is one of the best...

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West Yorkshire
Reviewed February 18, 2016

We had a 3 night stay at this hotel on a half-board basis and were pleasantly surprised by the facilities it offered. Because it was out of season the outside pool área was not available but it was possible to use the indoor pool and spa. Our room on the 2nd floor was well appointed and very spacious with two...

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P-Stor, Gerente at Playaballena Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying at our hotel and for sharing your opinion about your stay. Luis Rossell Gerente

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 7, 2015

We have recently returned from a 10 day stay at this pleasant hotel and have only good things to say about it. We found all of the staff: reception, catering, bar etc genuinely friendly, and approachable. We were all inclusive and were pleased to find lots of good Spanish fare on the menus at each sitting, with plenty of seafood...

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P-Stor, Gerente at Playaballena Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for your comments given towards our establishment, and our staff, I will take this comment to them personally, because is in our interest, that all of our guests leave the hotel with a wonderful memory of their holidays. We are your disposal at anytime and we are looking forward to seeing you. Luis Rossell Gerente

Portlaoise, Ireland
Reviewed October 5, 2015

We stayed at Playaballena for a week recently. Late September was ideal to stay here because the weather was great and the hotel was not over busy during the week. We had a pool view room -2045- which also had a side sea view. The room was pleasant and comfortable. I very much liked the ceiling fan rather than the...

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P-Stor, Gerente at Playaballena Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. Please Know that it is our aim that you spend the best days of your holidays with us and this is what we are working for and trying to improve every day. We will have very much in mind your impressions and we will work to improve these...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Playaballena SPA Hotel enjoys a beachfront location, next to Costaballena Golf Club and set amongst charismatic spots such as Rota, Chipiona and Sanlucar de Barrameda in the heart of the Bay of Cadiz. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Playaballena Spa Hotel

Address: Avenida Juan Carlos I s/n | Costa Ballena, 11520 Rota, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Cadiz > Rota
Price Range: $90 - $357 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Playaballena Spa Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 324
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Also Known As:
Playaballena Hotel Rota
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Rota
#3 Business Hotel in Rota
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Rota
#4 Luxury Hotel in Rota
#4 Romantic Hotel in Rota
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“Sea side, pool side or garden side possibilities. Depends on what you prefer.”
8christinek, 1 week ago | Read review
“All rooms have a view”
DMChelton, Dec 30, 2016 | Read review
“Not a high rise hotel.”
NormanWestYorkshire, Feb 18, 2016 | Read review
“I prefer poolside”
JamesI313, Aug 6, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a balcony toward the pool on right hand side from reception. Sun shine whole day”
samulir2013, Mar 30, 2015 | Read review
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