Hotel Rocamar is a small holiday and business hotel situated in the area of Talamanca, the exclusive area of Ibiza town. It isn’t such a tourist factory as most hotels on the island of Ibiza. Quiet the contrary, it only has 16 rooms. The building originates from the 60′s. As far as known it has always been a hotel/pension. The current owners bought the old Hotel Rocamar back in 2001. Back in the 60′s the hotel already had a vast group of steady visitors, some of which have been coming there since the 60′s.
In 2004 it was decided to renovate place dramatically without having it losing its traditional characteristics. Decided was for a modern, design interior and state of the art equipped rooms. As a result nowadays rooms are equipped with plasma screen TV, air conditioning, heating (yes for in the winter!) as well as a bunch of other small amenities at customer’s disposal. Further the whole place has wireless internet connection. Most clients of the hotel come there for the extremely laid down atmosphere,the very qualified and informal staff and off course to enjoy the sun and nightlife for which Ibiza is famous. Here the staff knows many of their customers by first name. Checking in isn’t a time consuming or aggravating process here. Known customers are just being saluted and handed the key; that’s all! Like people come “home”.
Foreign languages aren’t an obstacle neither as staff speaks seven without any problems and is always happy to chitchat with the customers.What sort of people go to the Rocamar? During summer season mostly holiday seekers. People that like the personalised treat that can be expected in a hotel with only 16 rooms. As said before: people aren’t numbers here.Clients love the quietness in the Rocamar and enjoy relaxing at the hotel’s terrace with perhaps the most beautiful views on the Ibiza Bay and the old town capital.During winter the hotel stays open, with only a 6 weeks break around the Christmas holidays. During winter many business travellers frequent the hotel as well as some tourists that like the winter quietness on the island. Don’t forget, Ibiza, in summer, is a main party center with some of the most renowned discotheques in the world.
Unfortunately not all of Rocamar’s 16 rooms are of the same size. They are varying from rather small to average size room amongst hotels in Ibiza. The reason for this is the “old” building structure which doesn’t leave any space for alternatives. Sometims this has lead to initial disappointments with clients although usually the excellent quality of the room interior makes up for this inconvenience. Futher it is a petty that Rocamar doesn’t have a an active restaurant anymore at the moment. The area where the restaurant used to be is currently only used for the,included,breakfast. Further due to lack of space within the property a swimming pool isn’t available neither although customers may use the pool of a neighbouring hotel.
Compared to the earlier days nothing has changed with respect to Rocamar’s customers. The customers keep coming back, year after year and some of them were there in the late 60′s already.