Hotel La Ballena Azul - Santa Marta

Carrera 1 Calle 18, Santa Marta, Colombia, 00000  show map
 3 stars
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Hotel La Ballena Azul - Santa Marta

Free Wi-Fi
Free parking
Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Laundry

Overview

The comfortable Hotel La Ballena Azul is a 3-star property set next to Santa Marta Gold Museum, El Rodadero Beach and Tayrona National Park featuring a solarium and a hot tub.

The hotel’s ideal location offers quick access to a cathedral and a museum. A 10-minute walk to the center of Santa Marta.

Restaurants and discos are set close to the property.

Guests can reach Hotel La Ballena Azul by car from Simon Bolivar airport in 20 minutes.

Rooms

The hotel's bright rooms are appointed with climate control, a mini bar, cable TV, an individual safe and a balcony. Many rooms come with a panoramic view on the sea. Guestrooms are outfitted with a colorful interior.

Eat & Drink

A complimentary breakfast is served daily. The on-site beachfront restaurant tempts guests with Colombian dishes. A historic area features Los Baguettes de Maria and La Canoa Cafe Cultural within 150 meters of the venue.

Services

Business travelers can avail of a meeting room and a photocopier offered on site.

Relax

Hotel La Ballena Azul pleases guests with outdoor chaise lounges and towels on the beach.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   33.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room

Leisure facilities

  • Beach towels
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Interior view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Terrace
  • Chaise lounges
  • Rollaway beds

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  1 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay at the price of COP 4000 per person per night in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of COP 56200 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 2. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Hotel La Ballena Azul - Santa Marta Santa Marta location
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Hotel Address:

Carrera 1 Calle 18, Santa Marta, Colombia, 00000

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City Center
  • Santa Marta
    1400 ft
Airports
  • Simon Bolivar (SMR)
    10.5 mi
  • E Cortissoz (BAQ)
    47.7 mi
Restaurants
  • Los Baguettes de Maria (cuisine: Caribbean)
    500 ft
  • Basilea Gourmet (cuisine: French, Mediterranean)
    600 ft
Beaches
  • Nautilus Dive Center
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  1 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    33

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Rooms and availability

Suite
Size: 220 sq. feet
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Superior Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed
Size: 195 sq. feet
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Deluxe Room
Bed type: 1 Super King-size bed and 1 Single bed or Double bed
Size: 175 sq. feet
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Imperial Room
Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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Imperial Suite
Size: 220 sq. feet
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How to reach hotel

hotel Hotel La Ballena Azul - Santa Marta Santa Marta location
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Hotel Address:

Carrera 1 Calle 18, Santa Marta, Colombia, 00000

Get directions
City Center
  • Santa Marta
    1400 ft
Airports
  • Simon Bolivar (SMR)
    10.5 mi
  • E Cortissoz (BAQ)
    47.7 mi
Restaurants
  • Los Baguettes de Maria (cuisine: Caribbean)
    500 ft
  • Basilea Gourmet (cuisine: French, Mediterranean)
    600 ft
Beaches
  • Nautilus Dive Center
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  1 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    33

Hotel Awards

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Hotel La Ballena Azul Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center - 1000 ft

Places of interest

  • Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino - 2.7 mi

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Santa Marta Cathedral - 2.1 mi

Museums

  • Santa Marta Gold Museum - 2.1 mi

Parks

  • Simon Bolivar Park - 2.1 mi

Marina

  • Santa Marta Marina - 2.4 mi

Local attractions

  • Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino - 2.7 mi
    Av. del Libertador - Sector San Pedro Alejandrino, Santa Marta
  • Playa Blanca - 4.6 mi
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  • Nabusimake - 5.1 mi
    calle 17 No. 8 14, Santa Marta
  • Tayrona National Park - 2.8 mi
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  • Ensenada de Chengue - 4.8 mi
    Parque Tayrona, Santa Marta

Near the hotel

  • Nautilus Dive Center - 100 ft
    Carrera 1 No 16-09 Taganga, Santa Marta

    Restaurants nearby

    • Los Baguettes de Maria - 500 ft

      Address: Taganga

      83% likes this, based on 47 reviews
      Cuisine: Caribbean

    • Cafe Bonsai - 800 ft

      Address: Calle 13 #1-07
      Phone: 0057 5 4219495

      74% likes this, based on 103 reviews
      Cuisine: Contemporary
      Price Range: USD 2 - USD 8

    • Lulo - 1000 ft

      Address: Cra 3 #16-34 Callejon del Correo

      83% likes this, based on 102 reviews
      Cuisine: Healthy, Caribbean, Latin
      Price Range: USD 7 - USD 17

    • Basilea Gourmet - 600 ft

      Address: Cll.16 No. 2-58
      Phone: 5 4314138

      61% likes this, based on 60 reviews
      Cuisine: French, Mediterranean

    • La Canoa Cafe Cultural - 900 ft

      Address: Cl 18 3-75

      79% likes this, based on 25 reviews
      Cuisine: Eclectic

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  1 pm
    • Number of rooms:
      33

    Hotel Awards

    ColombianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedSanta MartaHotel La Ballena Azul

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    Hotels Recommended by Guests in Colombia

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    Hotel La Ballena Azul Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel La Ballena Azul

    Average guest rating

    7.8out of 10
    Fabulous
    Based on 54 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Location
    10.0
    Service
    8.0

    Guest reviews

    • Group of friends
      9.2

      Adorable little hotel in Taganga. Though us tourists expecting the Hilton may be somewhat disappointed. I loved the hotel and the fishing village of Taganga.

      A brood of pigeons nested outside the bathroom window, cooed the entire stay. Room was a little dark with no outside lightening except the one window in bathroom. Since the view from the hotel was so lovely, it would have been great to see from the room.

    • Single
      10.0

      Good sized room, good bathroom. Rooftop bar/patio. Jacuzzis. Beach view. Good restaurant. Good breakfast choice. Comfortable lounge. Excellent value for money. Helpful staff - kept suitaces for a few days while we did Tayrona National Park. Hotel was an excellent end to the privations of that trip.

      Nothing wrong at all.

    • Single
      3.2

      When we arrived air conditioning was not working, the sheets on bed were not changed. Hotel located far from everything, not very good neighborhood around, scary

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      It was right on the beach, with great food and wonderful staff.

      Perhaps we made a mistake, but on your map of the hotel, we thought we were IN Santa Marta. It was a good mistake, but others might be upset.

    • Couple
      8.8

      The staff was very friendly and the facilities are always clean. They offer a good american breakfast that is included in the price.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Hotel La Ballena Azul - Santa Marta Santa Marta location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    Carrera 1 Calle 18, Santa Marta, Colombia, 00000

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Santa Marta
      1400 ft
    Airports
    • Simon Bolivar (SMR)
      10.5 mi
    • E Cortissoz (BAQ)
      47.7 mi
    Restaurants
    • Los Baguettes de Maria (cuisine: Caribbean)
      500 ft
    • Basilea Gourmet (cuisine: French, Mediterranean)
      600 ft
    Beaches
    • Nautilus Dive Center
      100 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  1 pm
    • Number of rooms:
      33

    Hotel Awards

    ColombianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedSanta MartaHotel La Ballena Azul

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Hotels Recommended by Guests in Colombia

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