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Calle 94, 190, 9405 El Calafate, Argentina – Show map
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Sauna, Fitness Center, Spa, Hot Tub, Indoor Pool (all year), Library
Food & Drink
Bar, Restaurant with Dining Menu, Snack Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Room Service, Packed Lunches, Shuttle Service (free) , Airport Shuttle (surcharge), 24-Hour Front Desk, Express Check-in/Check-out, Currency Exchange, Baggage Storage, Concierge Service, Shared Lounge/TV Area, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Ironing Service, Shoeshine, Daily Housekeeping, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Business Center, Souvenir/Gift Shop
Newspapers, Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Elevator, Heating
From 3:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child under 2 years stays free of charge in a crib.
One older child or adult is charged USD 85 per person per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Situated near El Calafate's Libertador Avenue, this 4-star boutique hotel has spacious accommodations with free Wi-Fi internet access and great views of the El Calafate Hill and the Argentino Lake.
Score from 238 reviews Very good
Blanca Patagonia is a charming boutique hotel in El Calafate, southern Patagonia. This small 4-star features cozy guest rooms, great lake views and friendly service in a picturesque location.
Score from 431 reviews Excellent
Located in centre of El Calafate, this 4-star hotel is elegantly furnished and decorated in neoclassical French style. The Unique Luxury Patagonia Hotel affords panoramic Argentino lake views.
Score from 233 reviews Good
Featuring chic and cozy interiors, the Quijote is 3 blocks from Calafate’s main bus station. Wi-Fi and local calls are free.
Score from 382 reviews Very good
The quality and good taste of decoration and desing of the hotel and the room .
The service: We stayed for three nights, one day they didn't fix the room even when we asked for it at the front desk, they didn't provide an explanation of this. The breakfast was poor, some items even were low quality.
Great Location , Fantastic view from rooms and hotel restaurant . Very helpful staff and ever-smiling staff. The view from swimming pool was also breath taking...The whole experience was really nice. There was free shuttle service to the downtown which started at 6 p.m. This was perfect as we were back to the hotel only after 5p.m ( after the tours) And who wanted to leave the hotel after that?? It was such a superb place to stay...very kid friendly too...Awesome is the word! Food at the restaurant was yummy and pretty reasonable though the options were quite limited.
Wifi & No Air-Conditioner( only fans ) however we went in the summer months and it was pretty cold during the nights and during the day we were out so a.c was not required basically.
The setting was great; very peaceful and lovely; the rooms were nice and classy; shuttle into town
The wifi was very poor; could only get a signal in some parts of the lobby; set aways from town (quite a hike from the hotel); the bathroom's plumbing could have been better designed given the price per night.
Beautiful view of the lake
Not all rooms have AC. Our room didn't have one and the temperature in the room was +37C. The stafff was not hepful or accomodating. The hotel was going to charge us more than what was quoted by Booking.com. The rooms are not clean and many things dont work, such as wifi, tub, etc. I would never stay in that hotel again.
Beautiful views of the lake, nice and clean hotel room, shuttle service, chicken dish at the restaurant.
Terrible customer service, particularly the man at the front desk. He was condescending and rude. Was not welcoming nor accomodating. Did not let us have a late check out after one of our day tours to shower and prepare for the airport. Tours were poorly organised. Staff did not communicate details of the tours, such as departure and arrival times, whether we needed lunch etc. Restaurant was nice but again, service was terrible. Took a long time to be seated and for meals to arrive. Meals were also not consistent from day to day. Staff seemed unhappy and unwelcoming. Wifi was awful. Did not work for the majority of our stay and was extremely slow. For the price of this hotel, customer service and staff were dismal. Would not stay here again.
Very very bad wifi, it worked at the reception onbly
1 The hotel looks nice & modern from a distance 2 Good view over Lago Argentina 3 Food generally quite good
1 Staff were generally unhelpful (front desk) and extremely inattentive (bar & restaurant) 2 The fitout is either poorly constructed or just falling apart - the room & public areas are full of broken fittings & illogical placements (eg. electrical cords across doorways) 3 Air con in room did not work 4 Long & rough dirt road to the hotel WiFi extremely slow
Design Suites was attractive, stylish. and comfortable.
There were so many things that did not function in our room and in the hotel. This was a classic case of design over function. From the room being too hot (and we weren't on the hot side of the building) to the tub/jacuzzi not working to the wifi not working to the pool jets not working was extremely disappointing. The staffs response to these things was also disappointing, they seemed resigned.
The view. The view and the architecture. It's incredible.
The location away from the centre. The lousy internet. And the restaurant staff who was anything but kind.
Grest food, beds, friendly staff all for a reasonable price.
Location was a bit far from the center but taxi fares are not so high and the hotel offers a shuttle service.
Beautiful facility and incredible view from the rooms by the lake.
Rooms and hotel were very hot. The rooms had one window that opened only a little so it was impossible to cool down the room. The rooms opposite the lake had a lot of driveway (cars on gravel) noise with the window open at night.
The view over the lake is beautiful. Staff is very helpful. Breakfast is good. Rooms are large, clean and comfortable.
Very poor wifi (limited IP addresses available.) Hotel suffers from form over function. We and friends stayed in a total of 9 rooms, about half of which had issues with temperature, plumbing, etc. The location has its downside - it's a 45 minute walk to town and the hotel shuttle only runs from 6-11pm, once an hour.
Wifi only in the Lobby and very poor.
I didn't like how the staff was not helpful. The Internet was broker then entire duration of our stay and despite their being ample rooms to check into for an early arrival, they made us wait until their 3pm check in time to allow us access. Will not return.
Great rooms! Great pool and facilities.. The design of the hotel and the view are marvellous!
This seemed like a very good deal... We needed a nice, peaceful place and this hotel looked quite cheap given the facilities and design. You understand the price much better once you've stayed there ... Their staff is slow and clueless, their breakfast is a catastrophe (they fill everything at six and just leave cold eggs for hours, they don't clear the tables..) it's just not the service you expect from a large design hotel. In two days, we managed to get locked of our room(was waiting in a towel while the staff wasn't even pretending to hurry), they forgot our lunch boxes for our trek so our full bus had to wait while it took then 10min to make a ham sandwich, the wifi didn't work in the room, they never fixed it... Anyway I'm really not the complaining type and the rooms are great and the pool is amazing!!!' But if you're looking for a decent service, this is probably not the best place for you.
great hotel location, lovely facilities
shame the restaurant menu was so limited
Terrible experience overall. I travel a lot and I am not a naggy customer. In fact this is the first time I wrote an official complaint to a hotel and to booking.com ever. When we arrived in our Junior Suite the temperature was above 30 degrees celsius (Funny at a place that hardly reaches 15 degrees outside). There was no AC. The hotel gave us a portable AC which did not work at all since the window could not be opened to release the hot air generated by the AC's exhaust. So we ended up not being able to sleep at all. The hotel helped us move to another room with AC the next night but didn't offer an appropriate reimbursement for the terrible first night. Staff did not seem to care. On top of that rooms were not in a good shape (bidet toilet not working, loads of dust on the wardrobe). Very sad that a place that is blessed with such great views is run by people who do not care for their guests.
best view in el calafate, restaurant good and reasonably priced for dinner. Staff friendly and helpful
breakfast was quite basic. Impossible to find without a good map and instructions. Some noise from adjoining rooms.
design and services, lake and mountain view - great!
a lot of people - uncomfortable
Design is spectacular Views Spa Rooms sizes
Staff commitment Distance to city center with only two shuttles a day (evening)
The impoliteness of the staff. The reception was always by certain rigide principles that never considerer the client. We arrive by 2,30pm. We did the checkin and by 2,40 we were ready to go the room. Impossible, it should Be allowed only by 3,00 pm. Like we disclaim very strongly, they gave us the key 5 minutes in advance. I asked for a room with view. And they gave me a room for the parking lot and the dust of the road. We asked for a room with a view and the answer was we have made our reserve by booking.com. And these reserves were not allowed to rooms with view.Attention, Booking, make sure in you description of the hotel that standard rooms are facing the parking lot. We proposed pay more for an upgrade to have the view. The staff said that they have to talk with a manager, and it only could be possible 2 hours later. And they have already discounted our credit card, so the hotel was paid, that was the reason we stayed... At the check out we had to wait 30 minutes for a revision of the room. God!,, Finally, about the location. Is is far from Calafate, in a hill and the access is by a sand road. There is nothing that could be reached walking .... Terrible!
Amazing view of the Lake from a large room that was very comfortable with an enormous bathroom.
The staff at the bar/restaurant were indifferent. Tables were left dirty. You had to go and get your own drinks from the bar whilst three people stood around doing nothing. The wifi was a joke. We had none in our room and at reception it was painfully slow or did not work.
breakfast very poor, not even 3* standard Heating could not be adjusted. Very warm Swimming pool was not heated on the first day (general heating problems) Poor shuttle service (only 2 per day)
the stylish architecture of the hotel, merging with the beautiful lake, making every moment a unique view
unclear signage to the hotel
The view from the dining room is magnificent. The heated pool is fabulous but only big enough for 2. Breakfast was better than many we have had in this country as they have scrambled eggs and bacon and a whole wheat bread choice.. (sort of). Bed was reasonably comfortable and big. Locking safe in room.
The big windows make a sauna affect which makes the main areas uncomfortably warm at times. The room is small for the price. The walls paper thin, you can hear the neighbors snoring. Trying to add 2 days to our stay was beyond the capabilities of the staff. Like they didn't care so we went somewhere else. Our room faced the hills so the view was electric lines and half built structures and every one arriving and going can look right in your room. Walk in price is much higher than online price.
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