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Barcelo Costa Ballena Golf & Spa

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Cascais, Portugal
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was the first time we stayed in this hotel. The installations are cosy and the enviroment well arranjed. Justa 7/8 minuts walk away from a great beach. Excellent service and a great place for our Holiidays. Thank you all.

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Albufeira, Portugal
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took over 15 minutes to get a drink at bar every day the staff just ignored you all the time also ran out of national drinks golf course was in very poor condition and I will not be going back to it again nothing to do outside the hotel it's like a ghost town

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London
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would highly recommend this hotel! It's a bit out of the way from where I spent most of my time, but it didn't matter! Close to the beach and other coastal towns! Very friendly staff and not expensive at all!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful hotel right on the golf course. Woke up to a nice sunrise. Breakfast buffet was amazing. Just a short walk down to the beach with activities galore. The pool by my room was beautiful and clean. Hope to travel through for business again!

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BCOSTABALLENA, Deputy Manager at Barcelo Costa Ballena Golf & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First and foremost, we would like to thank you for choosing our Barceló Costa Ballena Golf & Spa hotel for your holidays and although we are glad reading that your stay has been positive, we would like to thank you for sharing your experience Is nice to hear that our breakfast has been amazing and you have enjoyed... More 

Province of Malaga, Spain
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

Really good family holiday hotel. Very friendly staff, kids made lots of friends through camp. Good location.. Beaches are great. Local villiges very good to eat and to visit. Great atmosphare all around.

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BCOSTABALLENA, Adjunto Director at Barcelo Costa Ballena Golf & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First and foremost, we would like to thank you for choosing our Barceló Costa Ballena Golf & Spa hotel for your holidays and although we are glad reading that your stay has been a good family holiday. We are proud about the the kindness of our team always looking for the satisfaction of our guest. Is nice to... More 

Lugo, Spain
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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

We were there for one week, three children and parents. Warm welcome, staff was more than nice from the first day. Clear lobby, helpful guys, but you have to pay for outside parking). Rooms were clean, enough space for three people, the mattress has latex on the top, making it confortable. You have all you need (but fridge is empty... More 

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BCOSTABALLENA, Deputy Manager at Barcelo Costa Ballena Golf & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First and foremost, we would like to thank you for choosing our Barceló Costa Ballena Golf & Spa hotel for your holidays and although we are glad reading that your stay has been fantastic, we would like to thank you for sharing your observations with us because this gives us the opportunity to make improvements and thus offer... More 

Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

I stay at the resort for a week-long conference in early July. The package included all meals and the quality of the breakfasts, lunches and dinners in the Albatross Restaurant was very good. The staff (reception, restaurant, and room cleaners) were particularly friendly and left a very favourable impression of Andalusian hospitality. I would certainly return to the Barcelo.

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Thank Peter G
BCOSTABALLENA, Deputy Manager at Barcelo Costa Ballena Golf & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Firstly, thank you very much for choosing our Hotel Barceló Costa Ballena GOlf & Spa for a conference days. I am glad to hear that our Gastronomy services could have meet your expectations. We are proud about the the kindness of our team always looking for the satisfaction of our guest. We hope you can visit us in... More 

Rochester mi
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

The room had ants and small bugs. I got bitten. I had hives everywhere. Toilets near the restaurant were disgustingly dirty. I had to resort to using my room toilet restroom during breakfast service. I reported the problem. I got a half apology

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BCOSTABALLENA, Adjunto Director at Barcelo Costa Ballena Golf & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First and foremost, we would like to thank you for choosing our Barceló Costa Ballena Golf & Spa hotel for your holidays and although we deeply lament reading that your stay fell short of your expectations, we would like to thank you for sharing your observations with us because this gives us the opportunity to make improvements and... More 

Colchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We stayed here for a night on 27 May. Our daughter got a proper bed and not a "put you up" The room was very clean and comfortable. Plenty of parking and in a quiet area We were booked in for Dinner bed and breakfast which was all buffet style. Plenty of choice although hot food was tepid for all... More 

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BCOSTABALLENA, Director General at Barcelo Costa Ballena Golf & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the kind review. We were pleased to read how you enjoy your stay at our hotel. We feel happy about your problem with the smell has been solved properly. We look forward to welcome again the next time you choose Costa Ballena as destination. Best regards, Pedro Pontiga Campos More 

Province of Naples, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

This hotel and its location are perfect for relaxing and exploring the area. Friendly staff. Great room. Food service and the hours available were excellent. The pool is beautiful. The setting is beside the golf course and looking toward the Atlantic Ocean.

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Thank pamelagails
BCOSTABALLENA, Director General at Barcelo Costa Ballena Golf & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind review. We hope see you again the next time you choose Costa Ballena as destination. Kind Regards, Pedro Pontiga Campos More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Barcelo Costa Ballena Golf & Spa**** hotel, built in typical Andalusian style architecture, is located on Costa Ballena, between Rota and Chipiona, in the province of Cadiz. It is located opposite a golf course with 27 holes and close to the white sand beaches of Costa de Cadiz, and offers a free shuttle service to the beach during the summer season. The rooms at this cosy hotel boast spaciousness and light; they are fully equipped and have lovely terraces with direct views of the swimming pool and golf course. Relaxation seekers will love the U-Spa which offers all the latest health and beauty treatments as well the super relaxing water therapy circuit. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy the privileged environment and enjoy the wonderful horse riding routes, bike rides, paddle tennis, football pitches.... During the holidays, the youngest members of the family can enjoy themselves with the fun-packed programme of water, sports and leisure activities that take place daily under the supervision of our entertainment team, both in the hotel gardens and in the miniclub. The hotel also has a buffet restaurant where you can savour the typical Andalusian cuisine and an exquisite selection of national and international dishes. Barcelo Costa Ballena Golf & Spa offers you the possibility to perfectly combine work and pleasure. The hotel offers 5 fully equipped meeting and convention rooms, the rooms also have a large outdoor area which is the ideal location for hosting cocktail receptions, sunset dinners, etc. Come and discover this paradise of beaches and dunes in Cadiz and enjoy an unforgettable holiday with your partner or family in a hotel that has recently been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2013. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barcelo Costa Ballena Golf & Spa

Address: Urb Costa Ballena - Avda Reina Sofia s/n, 11520 Rota, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Cadiz > Rota
Price Range: $69 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Barcelo Costa Ballena Golf & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 228
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Also Known As:
Barcelo Costa Ballena Golf Hotel Rota
Barcelo Costa Ballena Golf And Spa
Barcelo Costa Ballena Hotel
Barcelo Costa Ballena Spa
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Rota
#3 Luxury Hotel in Rota
#4 Family Hotel in Rota
#5 Romantic Hotel in Rota
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