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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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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 195 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 413 reviews Excellent
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 303 reviews Very good
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 226 reviews Very good
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.
Great views, great building and very good food. Spectacular.
We stayed twice and I one room there was no wifi reception. Restaurant service was slow but the food was excellent so worth waiting.
View of lake-
-reception on arrival was less than welcoming -menu restrictive -view at room 210 ........ horrible -given location of hotel there is need for more frequent shuttles to city - breakfast could be greatly improved (coffee terrible)
Beautiful view of the lake and mountains. Helpful staff.
Just breakfast (but all mornings the same) and lobby view
When we checked in, the hotel asked me to pay a deposit of 900 pesos. I have paid our stay already via booking.com and they said they need extra in case we use mini bar or steal towels. It is ridiculous and we felt very humiliated. In the morning of check out we got letter under the door: please, check out at 11:00 a.m. and I have stayed in lots of hotels around the world but never experienced that. The tv was sooo old in our room. I asked double bed and we got 2 twin beds. There were shampoo just for one person, then we left a note in Spanish to ask to put everything for 2 because we were two. Next day we didnt write and we got just for 1 person again. It was too hot in the hotel, sometimes it was even difficult to breath. Now I know that your money was not worth. There are other hotels like El Mirador con perfect view and better location. Please, understand me correctly, we knew that hotel is located far from the down town and we wanted that but we did not know that there are no streets and actually it is impossible to walk (especially if it is raining, you will be dirty) The road to the hotel is without asphalt. They had shuttle service from the hotel to the center from 18:00 till 23:00 but since 10/09/2014 they have changed and now there are only 2 times: at 18:00 and coming back to the hotel at 21:00 so we found it very bad. And we talked to the center so it was 1 hour walking if you are not in a hurry (walking always down but if you need to come back - always walking up is a big sport)
Everything, location, design, food, spectacular view from the room (lake), pool, super friendly staff. The free shuttle into town. The tranquility sorruonding the hotel and the occasional wild life visitors. An amazing experience.
No iron in the room, but then again...who needs a stiff shirt in a glacier? :)
Great location,great lake view , amazing hotel and modern architecture. Very relaxing please after busy city live. Highly recommended.
Absolutely beautiful building, stunning views, and outstanding warmth and attentiveness of staff. The rooms were comfortable and well appointed. Restaurant was good quality.
There is no place in walking distance. The views are spectacular, but you need a taxi to get anywhere. There is a free shuttle with a limited schedule in the evenings.
Hotel was great! Beautiful view of the lake and mountains. Nicely located on a hill on the edge of El Calafate. Every night a free shuttle service to take you to and from the centre in 5 minutes. Hotel service was very helpfull in planning of excursions and provided all needed tourinfo.
Generally the facilites reflect a beautiful design and provide great comfort. The jacuzzi was particularly gratifying. The pool was very good too and had interesting views. Our room faced the lake and the view was spectacular! The dinner we had at the restaurant was of high quality, beautifully presented and the cordero patagonico was particularly tasty.
Amazingly in this age of global warning, many rooms have no airconditioning and are equipped with windows that only open a few centimeters, so that there's no room for the exhaust hose of a portable airconditioner. When we arrived in the early afternoon exhausted from our travels, our room was like a sauna and didn 't reach a comfortable temprature until late at night.
The view of the lake is spektacular. The hotel is not in the heart of the el calafate but the hotel offers from 18:00 to 22:00 (1 per hour) a transfer from and to the city. A short bus ride of appr 15 min. This is absolutely doable for the great view you have over the lake. Its a great place to relax after a long day of trekking or doing excursion. The swimming pool is Amazing with view of the lake. We found it really good value for your money. If you want to be in the main street then this is not the hotel for you.
Dinner in the hotel is not great, its just average, nothing special.
Wonderful location with fantastic architecture and views to die for. Well worth booking a room with a lake view! High quality and well presented food.
Breakfast area was a bit small when tour groups arrived all at the same time.
Nice view of the lake. Lounge music in the restaurant an pool area. Warm temperature of the pool.
Some of the stuff couldn't speak English. Room seems to be a little bit used.
Beautifully located with stunning views from the rooms. Alle facilities were very nice, like jacuzzi bath in the room. nice swimming pool(very warm water) Staff was very helpful and friendly
the layout of the bath and shower was a bit clumsy. you had reach far to regulate the shower temperature. but this may be considered design :-) Most rooms do not have air conditioning. so on beautiful days it can get warm in the rooms with all the glass windows
The view from our junior suite was outstanding. Waking up to such a magnificent view of Largo Argentina will stay with us for ever!!!
The food at the restaurant was very good and we decided to have dinner each night of our stay. The only down side was the poor service. You could wait an hour before getting wine and another half an hour before getting the food!!!!!
Lake view was amazing.
Its far from city center.
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