Playaballena Spa Hotel

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
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Overview of Playaballena Spa Hotel

Playaballena Spa Hotel

4.0 star property
4-star hotel in Rota with outdoor pool and restaurant

8.2/10 Very good

15 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
Map
Avenida Juan Carlos I, s/n, Rota, Cádiz, 11520
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurant and pool bar
  • Outdoor pool
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Breakfast available
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
  • Children's pool
  • Room service
  • Spa services
  • Massage/treatment rooms
For families
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Playground on site
  • Private bathroom
  • Cable/satellite TV service
  • Garden
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Chipiona Lighthouse - 16 min drive
  • Naval Station Rota - 17 min drive
  • University of Cadiz - 50 min drive

Getting around

  • Jerez de La Frontera (XRY) - 35 min drive
  • Jerez de la Frontera Station - 31 min drive
  • Jerez de la Frontera (YJW-Jerez de la Frontera Train Station) - 31 min drive
  • Puerto Real Station - 31 min drive

About this property

Playaballena Spa Hotel

Take in the views from the rooftop terrace when you stay at Playaballena Spa Hotel. You can indulge in massages, body wraps, or aromatherapy, and El Arpon serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Other features of this upscale hotel include an outdoor pool, a poolside bar, and a fitness center.

All-inclusive

All-inclusive room rates at Playaballena Spa Hotel are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

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/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Tourism Certified (Spain)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 324 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon

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

Children

  • Babysitting*

Pets

  • Pets allowed (up to 33 lbs)*
  • Restrictions apply*

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 8:00 AM–10:30 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (limited hours)

Taking the kids

  • Children's pool
  • Mini golf
  • Playground
  • Babysitting (surcharge)

What to do

  • Mini golf
  • Shopping
  • Beach nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • 2 meeting rooms
  • Conference space

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • On-site car rental
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • 2 buildings/towers
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Fitness center
  • 27 holes of golf
  • An outdoor pool
  • Spa services
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Cable/satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

All-inclusive

All-inclusive room rates at Playaballena Spa Hotel are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Spa

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. There are massage/treatment rooms and couples treatment room(s). Services include body wraps, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna and Turkish bath/hammam.

Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

El Arpon - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 13 per person (approximately)

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed on Monday and Tuesday:
  • Full-service spa

Children & extra beds

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds

Pets

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 32 per pet, per night

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa

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; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Tourism Certified (Spain).

Policies

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

This property accepts major credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1000, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

The onsite spa is open 4:30-8:30 PM on Friday; 10 AM-2 PM and 4:30-8:30 PM on Saturday; and 10 AM-2 PM on Sunday.

Also known as

Hotel Spa Playaballena
Hotel Spa Playaballena Rota
Spa Playaballena
Spa Playaballena Rota
Playaballena SPA Hotel Rota
Playaballena SPA Hotel
Playaballena SPA Rota
Playaballena SPA
Playaballena Hotel Rota
Playaballena Spa Hotel Rota
Playaballena Spa Hotel Hotel
Playaballena Spa Hotel Hotel Rota

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

8.2

Very good

8.9/10

Cleanliness

8.1/10

Staff & service

7.8/10

Amenities

7.6/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.5/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

6-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Everything was good. Recommend going in November/ December, we were the only ones in the whole resort ( it seemed like it atleast). Everything was good overall
Ernesto, 2-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great family orientated hotel and spa, everything you need is onsite, or short walking distance.
Vincent, 1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

It’s was a nice Hotel. Clean room and staff was friendly . Not much to do around this time of the year
2-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Check-in was extremely confusing — was told to email my confirmation to the hotel(?). The pool was nice, but the temperature was too cold. Jacuzzi was not warm enough. Staff, for the most part, was friendly and helpful. Spa facilities were nice, but the fitness center/gym was tiny.
Ivan, 4-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Marta, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Lugar precioso
Hotel en una situacion estupenda
1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Claudia, 5-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

En general bien el buffet algo regular
Juan Jose, 1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

Hotel para guiris
Hotel regulero pese a su categoria...para guiris
Domingo, 1-night business trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review