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Ballena Dorada Hotel Boutique

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool

Overview of Ballena Dorada Hotel Boutique

Ballena Dorada Hotel Boutique

2.5 star property
No-frills Ballena hotel with outdoor pool

8.0/10 Very good

2 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • 24/7 front desk
Altos de Ballena, Ballena, Puntarenas Province

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In a national park

Getting around

  • Drake Bay (DRK) - 27.4 miles/44.1 km
  • San José (SJO-Juan Santamaría Intl.) - 70.4 miles/113.4 km


  • The Aracari Restaurant - 5 min drive
  • Fusion Sushi - 5 min drive
  • Heliconia Restaurante - 5 min drive
  • Pancito Café - 6 min drive
  • Citrus - 6 min drive

About this property

Ballena Dorada Hotel Boutique

When visiting Ballena, Ballena Dorada Hotel Boutique is a great choice to consider. Guests can take a dip in the outdoor pool, and freebies such as WiFi and self-parking are added perks. Other highlights include a children's pool, a terrace and a garden.


English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 4 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Up to 10 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Free off-site parking nearby

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Local cuisine breakfast (surcharge) each morning 8:00 AM–9:30 AM

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)
  • Children's pool

What to do

  • Beach nearby


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • An outdoor pool


  • Lift


  • English
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker

Sleep well

  • Down duvet
  • Blackout curtains
  • Premium bedding

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Breakfast costs between USD 7 and USD 7 for adults, and USD 7 and USD 7 for children (approximately)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some on-site facilities.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
<p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit on site.</p> <p>This property accepts credit cards.</p>

Also known as

Ballena Dorada Ballena
Ballena Dorada Hotel Boutique Hotel
Ballena Dorada Hotel Boutique Ballena
Ballena Dorada Hotel Boutique Hotel Ballena

Frequently asked questions

Does Ballena Dorada Hotel Boutique offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Ballena Dorada Hotel Boutique does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Ballena Dorada Hotel Boutique?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Ballena Dorada Hotel Boutique?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at Ballena Dorada Hotel Boutique?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Ballena Dorada Hotel Boutique?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Ballena Dorada Hotel Boutique?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
What is there to do at Ballena Dorada Hotel Boutique and nearby?
Ballena Dorada Hotel Boutique has an outdoor pool and a picnic area, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Ballena Dorada Hotel Boutique?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include The Aracari Restaurant (2.8 mi), Fusion Sushi (3.2 mi) and Heliconia Restaurante (3.5 mi).
What's the area around Ballena Dorada Hotel Boutique like?
Ballena Dorada Hotel Boutique is a short 7-minute walk from Marino Ballena National Park and 7 minutes' walk from Playa Ballena.



Very good




Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities


6/10 Good

Zimmer war sehr klein. Keinerlei Abstellmöglichkeit. Steiler Treppenaugang zum Zimmer
1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

katherine, 1-night romance trip
Verified guest review