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Elba Costa Ballena Beach & Thalasso Resort, Rota

4-star4 stars

Avenida Carla De Orleans, s/n Rota, Rota, Cadiz, 11520, Spain

Rota beachfront hotel with 2 restaurants, golf course
  • Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi
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The following facilities will be closed from 10 December 2018 to 20 December 2018 (dates subject to change):
  • Spa

Main amenities

  • 234 guestrooms
  • Golf course
  • On the beach
  • 2 restaurants
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free children's club
  • Fitness center
  • Self parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi

For families

  • Children's pool
  • Playground on site
  • Children's club (free)
  • Free toiletries
  • Garden
  • Terrace

What’s around

  • On the beach
  • Costa Ballena Ocean Golf Club - 18 min walk
  • Golfo de Cádiz - 24 min walk
  • Playa de las Tres Piedras - 27 min walk
  • Corrales of Rota - 3.8 mi / 6.2 km
  • Moscatel Museum - 5.6 mi / 9 km
  • Shrine of Our Lady of Regla - 5.9 mi / 9.5 km
  • Chipiona Lighthouse - 6 mi / 9.6 km
  • Chipiona Fishing Corrales - 6.1 mi / 9.8 km
  • Rocio Jurado Monument - 6.2 mi / 9.9 km
  • El Camaleon Chipiona - 6.2 mi / 9.9 km
More about the area

Very Good 8.4

Beach

Beautiful beach

Wellness Area

Great wellness & sports facilities

Location

Great location

Value for money

Value for money could be better

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Elba Costa Ballena Beach & Thalasso Resort, Rota

from $204
  • Standard Double Room (3 adults)
  • Junior Suite (3 adultos)
  • Junior Suite For Single Use
  • Superior Room (Family Room 2 adults and 2 children)
  • Superior Room (Family 4 adults)
  • Sherry Suite 3 Adultos
  • Double Room, Golf View (3 adults)
  • Double Room Single Use, Golf View
  • Double Room, Golf View
  • Double Room, Golf View ( 2 adults + 1 child)
  • Family Room (2 adults and 2 children)
  • Standard Double Room Single Use
  • Standard Double Room
  • Standard Double Room (2 adults+1 child)
  • Superior Room (Family 3 adults)
  • Superior Room (Family 4 adults + 1 child)
  • Superior Room (Family 4 adults + 2 children)
  • Junior Suite, Golf View
  • Superior Room (Family 3 adults + 1 child)
  • Superior Room (Family 3 adults + 2 children)
  • Superior Room (Family 3 adults + 3 children)
  • Junior Suite
  • Junior Suite (2 adults +1 child)
  • Junior Suite (2 adults + 1 child)
  • Sherry Suite
  • Sherry Suite (2 Adult and 1 Child)
  • Sherry Suite (2 Adult and 2 Child)
  • Junior Suite, Golf View ( 2adultos y 1 niño )
  • Junior Suite, Golf View ( 2 adultos + 2 niños)
  • Junior Suite, Golf View (3 adults)
  • Junior Suite, Golf View (Single use)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 234 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-5:30 AM
  • Check-out time is noon
Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • Free children's club

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • Self parking *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?

  • Children's club (free)

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 coffee shops/cafés
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Golf course on site
  • Tennis on site
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa tub
  • Golf driving range on site
  • Golfing on site
  • Playground on site
  • Racquetball/squash on site
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Arcade/game room
  • Billiards or pool table

Working away

  • Meeting rooms 3

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar

Things to enjoy

  • Balcony

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • Satellite TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Spa

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body treatments. The spa is equipped with a sauna and Turkish bath/hammam. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including hydrotherapy and thalassotherapy.

Dining

Gades - This restaurant overlooks the golf course and garden.

Beach Club - This restaurant is located on the beach.

Recreation

On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Golf course on site
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Tennis on site
  • Golf driving range on site
  • Golfing on site
  • Playground on site
  • Racquetball/squash on site

Elba Costa Ballena Beach & Thalasso Resort, Rota’s small print

Also known as

  • Elba Costa Ballena Beach & Thalasso Resort
  • Elba Costa Ballena Beach & Thalasso Resort Rota
  • Elba Costa Ballena Beach Thalasso
  • Elba Costa Ballena Beach Thalasso Rota

Policies

Guests who book a "20 Aniversario ELBA" rate plan receive half board meal plans (drinks not included). For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 5 rooms. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Self parking costs EUR 10 per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Elba Costa Ballena Beach & Thalasso Resort, Rota

Landmarks

  • On the beach
  • Costa Ballena Ocean Golf Club - 18 min walk
  • Golfo de Cádiz - 24 min walk
  • Playa de las Tres Piedras - 27 min walk
  • Corrales of Rota - 3.8 mi / 6.2 km
  • Moscatel Museum - 5.6 mi / 9 km
  • Shrine of Our Lady of Regla - 5.9 mi / 9.5 km
  • Chipiona Lighthouse - 6 mi / 9.6 km

Getting around

  • Jerez de La Frontera (XRY) - 31 min drive
  • Puerto de Santa María Station - 21 min drive
  • Puerto Real Station - 30 min drive
  • Jerez de la Frontera Station - 30 min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle
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Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 75 reviews

Elba Costa Ballena Beach & Thalasso Resort, Rota
Very Good8.0
Nice Resort Overall
The resort is very nice, especially the spa. The location near the beach is also great. Service is professional. Decor is unique. Rooms and beds are comfortable. Food at restaurants is very limited, so best to have a car so you can go out to eat some times. Also, we never could book a tour, because the concierge was never at the tour desk.
A Traveler, us3 night trip
Elba Costa Ballena Beach & Thalasso Resort, Rota
Exceptional10.0
Nowhere else I’d rather stay
Outstanding place to stay. Great breakfast and dinner buffets. This was my second time visiting and I will definitely be back next time I am in the region.
A Traveler, us6 night business trip
Elba Costa Ballena Beach & Thalasso Resort, Rota
Exceptional10.0
It was like staying with family! That’s the way they made me feel!! Staff was very friendly and helpful. Place was very clean
Martha, us12 night family trip
Elba Costa Ballena Beach & Thalasso Resort, Rota
Very Good8.0
Crete ohhh Crete
Very much enjoyed my two weeks in Crete!! The people and the food were amazing!
Tracy, us5 night business trip
Elba Costa Ballena Beach & Thalasso Resort, Rota
Fair4.0
poorly maintained and run
mediocre at best. the room AC struggled and although they sent maintenance to fix it, the fix did not last long. room smelled of mold and funk due to poor ventilation. This was a case of only on the very top layer did the hotel look nice, as soon as you saw beyond that the defects were glaring. chipped and broken tiles on pool deck and in the pool and spa. on the first morning of our stay one in our party found a fried roach in the bacon tray at the buffet. it was stuck to the piece he had put on his plate, which he discovered as he was about to eat it, gross. when he brought it to the attention of the restaurant staff, they apologized but did not offer any recompense, which was shocking. I also brought an additional guest on this trip and although the reservation was made only for one the other 3 hotels I stayed at on this trip charged an additional guest fee, usually between 20-40 euros, which I found reasonable. this hotel could not figure out what the fee should be as they used some weird sliding scale based on the the difference they charged on any particular day between single and double occupancy. problem was they had no record of what that difference was for the day I made my reservation. To top it off my original reservation included all taxes and fees, and I expected to pay additional for the added guest but they could not work out the simple math, so their solution was to charge me taxes and fees again on the new total. in the end they ripped me off.
A Traveler, us4 night business trip

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