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Tio Tom Arenas, Punta Ballena

3.5-star3.5 stars
Ruta Interbalnearia, KM 115.5Punta BallenaMaldonado20003Uruguay

Punta Ballena beach hotel with free beach shuttle, outdoor pool
  • Free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
Beautiful beach
Delicious food
Amenities are not the best
Value for money
Value for money could be better
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Tio Tom Arenas, Punta Ballena

from $58
  • Standard Quadruple Room
  • Superior Quadruple Room
  • Superior Apartment
  • Standard Apartment

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 40 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time 4 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-in/out
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

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 (2 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Free children's club


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free extended parking


  • Area shuttle *

  • Free beach shuttle

  • Shopping center shuttle *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (free)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
Food and drink
  • Free breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Free beach shuttle
  • Free beach cabanas
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Playground on site
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Free pool cabanas
  • Beach towels
  • Arcade/game room
Working away
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 6
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Picnic area

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Sofa bed
  • Sofa bed size twin
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Individually furnished
  • Separate living room
  • Furnished patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Tio Tom Arenas, Punta Ballena’s small print

Also known as

  • Tio Tom
  • Tio Tom Arenas
  • Tio Tom Arenas Hotel
  • Tio Tom Arenas Hotel Punta Ballena
  • Tio Tom Arenas Punta Ballena


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or fitness facility without adult supervision.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • All citizens of Uruguay will be charged the national value-added tax (10%) from November 15 to the day after Easter. However, business travelers from firms in Uruguay will be charged the value-added tax year round. Foreigners on a tourist visa are exempt from this tax.

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Area shuttle and shopping center shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

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 Tio Tom Arenas, Punta Ballena


  • La Chihuahua Natural Beach - 15 min walk
  • Solanas Beach - 3.1 mi / 5 km
  • Laguna del Sauce - 3 mi / 4.8 km
  • Arboreto Lussich - 3.1 mi / 4.9 km
  • Casa Pueblo - 4.9 mi / 7.8 km
  • San Fernando de Maldonado Cathedral - 8.5 mi / 13.7 km
  • Cuartel de Dragones - 9.2 mi / 14.7 km
  • Nicolas Garcia Uriburu Museum - 9.2 mi / 14.8 km

Getting around

  • Punta Del Este (PDP-Capitan Corbeta CA Curbelo Intl.) - 7 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free extended parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free beach shuttle

Tio Tom Arenas, Punta Ballena

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