Whale Tail Hotel

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Whale Tail Hotel

Whale Tail Hotel

2.5 star property
Riverfront hostel in Ballena with 2 restaurants and outdoor pool

8.0/10 Very good

1 verified Hotels.com guest review

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Non-smoking
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Uvita, 750 East From BCR, Laureles Rd., Ballena, Provincia de Puntarenas, 60504
Main amenities
  • 40 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • 2 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Air conditioning
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry service
  • Concierge services
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
For families
  • Yard
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free self parking
  • Outdoor swimming pools
  • Snack bar/deli
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Marino Ballena National Park - 12 min drive
  • Punta Uvita - 9 min drive
  • Playa Hermosa - 11 min drive
  • Uvita Beach - 10 min drive
  • Playa Ballena - 13 min drive
  • Ventanas Beach - 13 min drive
  • Tortuga Beach - 17 min drive
  • Playa Dominical - 19 min drive
  • Nauyaca Waterfalls - 30 min drive

About this property

Whale Tail Hotel

Whale Tail Hotel puts you 2.8 mi (4.4 km) from Marino Ballena National Park. The outdoor pool is a great spot to take a dip, and guests can grab a bite to eat at Whale Tail Brewery & Pub, one of 2 restaurants, which serves American cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. A bar/lounge and a snack bar/deli are other highlights, and rooms offer balconies or patios and free WiFi.

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 industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest accommodations are accessible via mobile device
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 sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
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At a glance

Hotel size

  • 40 rooms

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for 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

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only)*
  • Service animals welcome
  • 1 per room (up to 22 lbs)
  • Pets must be supervised

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms (speed: 100+ Mbps (good for 1–2 people or up to 6 devices))

Parking

  • Free secured, uncovered onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast each morning 7:00 AM–9:00 AM
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Free daily reception
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • Whale-watching nearby

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Bicycle rentals

Facilities

  • An outdoor pool

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Stair-free path to entrance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio
  • Yard

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi (speed of 100+ Mbps (good for 1–2 people or up to 6 devices))

More

  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Mobile key entry

Special features

Dining

Whale Tail Brewery & Pub - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Late check-in between 9:00 PM and 7:00 AM can be arranged for an extra charge (amount varies)

Pets

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 15 per pet, per day

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:
  • Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM

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 sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; guests can access their rooms with a mobile device; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).

Policies

This property does not have elevators.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

8.0

Very good

8.0/10

Cleanliness

10.0/10

Staff & service

10.0/10

Amenities

8.0/10

Property conditions & facilities

10.0/10

Eco-friendliness

8/10 Very good

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Therese, 4-night family trip
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