La Ballena Azul Hotel

La Ballena Azul Hotel


Carrera 1 Calle 18, Santa Marta, Colombia

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About La Ballena Azul Hotel

This comfortable hotel in Santa Marta offers free Wi-Fi, as well as a swimming pool and meeting rooms. It is a short walk from Taganga Beach and is close to the area's popular attractions.


Good to Know

To Downtown2.3 mi
Nearest airportSanta Marta Simon Bolivar
Distance to airport10.4 mi


Check-in time3:00 PM
Check-out time1:00 PM
InternetFree Wi-Fi
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+57 5421 9009

Amenities at La Ballena Azul Hotel

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Beachfront
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Extra-long beds (> 2 meters)
  • Beach towels
  • Family rooms
  • Fan
  • Safety deposit box
  • Cribs available
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Sea view
  • Laundry facilities
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Shower
  • Breakfast included
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa
  • Sofa bed
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Balcony
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Parking
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe
  • Cleaning products
  • Trash cans
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • TV
  • Conditioner
  • Pool towels
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Desk
  • Private bathroom
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • 24hr front desk
  • Private entrance
  • Storage available


  • Snorkeling


  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

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Reviews for La Ballena Azul Hotel

GoodBased on 428 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Staff were helpful and very friendly. (in 15 reviews)
  • Nice place near the beach. (in 12 reviews)
  • The location is great. (in 11 reviews)
Cons -
  • Only cold water so jacuzzi was useless. (in 9 reviews)
  • It was right on the beach. (in 7 reviews)
  • Staff were absolutely terrible to deal with. (in 5 reviews)

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Where is La Ballena Azul Hotel

Most Popular Landmarks

Taganga Beach0.1 mi
Santa Marta Historic Center2.1 mi
Parque de Los Novios2.2 mi
Institución Educativa Distrital Normal Superior San Pedro Alejandrino2.9 mi
Playa Blanca4.6 mi
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta National Park45.5 mi

Getting Around

Santa Marta Restaurante las Acacias (Tayrona National Park)18.6 mi
Santa Marta Transportes Marsol S.A.S.2.3 mi
Santa Marta Mendihuaca21.6 mi
Santa Marta Terminal de Transportes3.1 mi

FAQs when booking at La Ballena Azul Hotel

How close is La Ballena Azul Hotel to the nearest airport, Santa Marta Simon Bolivar Airport?

With a distance of 10.4 mi between La Ballena Azul Hotel and the nearest airport, Santa Marta Simon Bolivar Airport, the drive typically takes about 0h 20m depending on traffic. Be sure to check traffic trends near the hotel and airport as some areas experience higher traffic than others and can increase your expected travel time.

What is the best way for guests to get from Santa Marta Simon Bolivar Airport to La Ballena Azul Hotel?

La Ballena Azul Hotel has parking for hotel guests so for most visitors spending time in Santa Marta, renting a car for around $33/day may be the best option. This will give you the ability to get to and from Santa Marta Simon Bolivar Airport, and also give you the flexibility to get around the area. Taking a taxi or rideshare service from the nearest airport, Santa Marta Simon Bolivar Airport, to your hotel is often the most cost effective transportation solution.

How close is La Ballena Azul Hotel from the Santa Marta city center?

La Ballena Azul Hotel is just 2.3 mi away from the center of Santa Marta. You can easily get to other landmarks from La Ballena Azul Hotel, including Mundo Marino, which has been found to be a popular place to visit amongst tourists.

What is the La Ballena Azul Hotel phone number?

You can reach the front desk of La Ballena Azul Hotel at +57 5421 9009.

Does La Ballena Azul Hotel have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, La Ballena Azul Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

What is the check-out time at La Ballena Azul Hotel?

1:00 PM. If you require a later check-out we advise discussing it with the front desk as soon as you’re able to. Check-in time is 3:00 PM.

How much does it cost to stay at La Ballena Azul Hotel, Santa Marta?

A good deal at La Ballena Azul Hotel right now is between $28 and $33 per night. Prices change based on dates and room type, so enter your requirements in the form above to see the best deals currently available.

Does La Ballena Azul Hotel have a laundry service?

Yes, there is a hotel laundry service for guests at La Ballena Azul Hotel.

How far is La Ballena Azul Hotel from Santa Marta Cathedral?

La Ballena Azul Hotel is a walkable distance (2.1 mi) from Santa Marta Cathedral, Santa Marta.

Is La Ballena Azul Hotel close to Tairona Gold Museum?

Walking distance - there’s 2.1 mi between Tairona Gold Museum and La Ballena Azul Hotel.