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Barcelo Costa Ballena Golf & Spa

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having visited Barcelo Montecastillo Golf in Jerez thought we would try Balreclo Cosat Ballena Golf.in Cadiz Having booked, contacted the hotel to book tee times, was told that unlike Montecastillo there was no golf included in fact despite being called "Golf" it doesn't have a course (unlike Montecastillo) This isn't obvious when you look on the website. Or maybe it's...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went with my husband and two kids aged 8 and 4. Most of the days were very quite so the breakfast buffet and dinner were nice and tranquil. On one of the days there was a big group and the queue to sit down at the restaurant was very long. The weather and beach were fantastic. An average of...

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

Dear Guest, Firstly, we would like to thank you for the lovely review that you shared with the followers of Tripadvisor after your recent visit to our Barceló Costa Ballena Golf & Spa. Also we are delighted to read that we were able to match your holiday expectations. We have taken good note of your remark on the queues at...

Ashtead
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is 5 minutes away from an amazing beach, but not much else in the area that is open in October. The food was amazing in the hotel - really surpassed our expectations. Disappointing that as it was the end of October there was no air conditioning in the rooms nor did the fridge work and when we asked...

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

Dear Stephen, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent holiday experience among us, our main goal being to ensure we keep on delivering unforgettable holiday experiences to our guests, your comments are crucial in this process therefore we highly value your time and constructive critics. We regret your dissapoinment with our Spa price. But i have to say...

Alftanes, Iceland
Reviewed October 29, 2016

This was probably our twelfth stay at Barcelo Costa Ballena Golf & Spa. We have come regularly since 2006 to play golf and book through the Icelandic travel agency Heimsferðir which also operates an exellent golf scool on the premises. The + are: - Professional and exellent hotel staff - Rooms are well planned (except for the transparent toilet door)...

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

Dear Ornsteinar, First of all we would like to express our sincerest gratitude for your trust and loyalty to Barceló Hotels & Resorts for your holidays and for choosing our Barceló Costa Ballena hotel this time around, it is indeed a great source of satisfaction to read that once again you had a pleasant stay among us. We also appreciate...

Coin, Spain
Reviewed October 26, 2016

A group of 40 of us spent three nights here, visiting some of the interesting places in the area. On arrival all went well and key cards were ready and waiting for everyone. Our room was a good size and well equipped. Our room looked out over the pool and golf course. It was in a block next to the...

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

Dear Mr. Petrosey, We would like to express our gratitude for the comments you made about your recent visit. We are delighted to hear that your holiday at Barceló Costa Ballena Golf was an enjoyable one. We continuously strive to deliver high standards and to ensure that all our guests leave with beautiful vacation memories. Moreover we thank you for...

Reykjavik, Iceland
Reviewed October 25, 2016

Staff very friendly and helpful. Location good. Golf course within walking distance (5 min.) Rent-a-bike avaliable. Rooms: Air condition hard to control. Quilts too thin. Bread variety in restaurant insufficient.

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

Dear Mr. Haengur, Thank you for sharing a review of Barceló Costa Ballena Golf & Spa. It does indeed sound from what you describe that our bread variety, quilts and Air conditioning did not meet our usual standards of quality; please accept our sincerest apologies for our fail. We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to bring this matter to...

Hafnarfjörður
Reviewed October 4, 2016

I have visited Barcelo Costa Ballena few times and this time was amazing. We stayed there for 11 nights and we are in love with this place. It is so nice, everything is running smooth, it is clean and the staff is great, yes we loved it :) The golf course there is so great, it has everything. I highly...

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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 you are in love with our Hotel and the...

Cascais, Portugal
Reviewed September 26, 2016

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

Dear Ms Silva, 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 Hotel is suitable to your liking and...

Albufeira, Portugal
Reviewed September 22, 2016

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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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...

London
Reviewed September 19, 2016

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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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 hotel is suitable to your liking and you...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • 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
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: $75 - $681 (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:
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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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“One of the good things is that all the rooms face the same way. The rooms on the ground floor suffer from traffic noice in the corridors.”
 of 5 bubbles ornsteinar, Oct 29, 2016 | Read review
“The suites are nice :)”
 of 5 bubbles Steinihfj, Oct 4, 2016 | Read review
“We did not like the glass door/wall bathroom or the wash basin being outside of the bathroom. ”
 of 5 bubbles vrich1, Jun 13, 2016 | Read review
“Any room is good!!!! Try to make a reservation including HB. It worths for the price of the food, it's much better!!!”
 of 5 bubbles AnaPedro31, May 14, 2016 | Read review
“Blq2 or 3 are the best they are closest to the main reception”
 of 5 bubbles chagill, May 12, 2016 | Read review
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