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Gdor. Gregores 1256, 9405 El Calafate, Argentina – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.4/10! (score from 129 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Kau Kaleshen.
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Food & Drink
Bar, Breakfast in the Room, Restaurant with Dining Menu
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Room Service, Packed Lunches, Shuttle Service (surcharge), 24-Hour Front Desk, Express Check-in/Check-out, Tour Desk, Baggage Storage, Concierge Service, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Ironing Service, Fax/Photocopying
Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Heating, Designated Smoking Area
From 1:00 PM
Until 10:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child under 3 years stays free of charge in a crib.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
The maximum number of cribs in a room is 1.
Pets are not allowed.
This property only accepts cash payments.
Credit cards are only needed to guarantee your booking.
Based on 129 reviews
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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 378 reviews Very good
Alto Verde Hostería is a practical guesthouse situated 4 blocks from the centre of Calafate. It offers basic accommodation and self-serviced apartments, with free Wi-Fi and continental breakfast.
Score from 71 reviews Excellent
Hotel Kalken is located in the heart of El Calafate, a few blocks from Argentina Lake, Round Bay and the Ecological Reserve Laguna Nimez. Rooms have satellite TV and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Score from 204 reviews Good
Located a 15-minute walk from pristine Argentino Lake in El Calafate, Hosteria Posta Sur offers homey rooms with under-floor heating, free Wi-Fi access and free on-site parking.
Score from 30 reviews Good
Kau Kaleshen is a block off the main tourist street, and that's just enough distance to give it a peaceful air, yet still be close to the action. Rooms are good size, quiet and clean. There is a pleasant tree/greenery-filled courtyard and a common room for TV, computer, reading, relaxing. Staff is excellent and can arrange day trips, transport, and provide lots of local information. Cesar was wonderful. The attached restaurant was excellent as well. Highly recommended.
Very nice hosteria with a lovely garden out the back and a comfortable lounge. Wifi worked pretty well. Staff were very friendly and helpful.
The breakfast selection was ok, but could be improved. Note that this hotel only takes cash...which was a bit inconvenient as we had trouble withdrawing cash from the ATMs in town (many don't work with maestro cards and the ones that did had run out of cash). However, cash-only payment seems pretty common amongst hotels in el calafate and el chalten - just remember to bring enough cash with you!
Great location very near the main street of El Calafate.
Dim rooms, must pay in cash, and quoted price does not include 21% tax unlike other places in Argentina we booked through booking.com. Not bad but not great. There are much better places to stay in El Calafate although the location is quite prime if that's important to you.
Very small rooms, but clean
They do not accept Visa card. Bring your cash.
The location was great, with an inhouse restaurant that you should visit no matter if you stay here or not. The staff was friendly and the room was spotless.
Not the fault of the hotel; but El Calafate is not really a great place to spend the night. Head on as soon as you've seen the glacier!
Location was perfect. Only a block away from downtown.
Wifi was very slow.
Centrally located, nice place, friendly staff - helped us with all the trips Great value for the money
I loved this little place so much. We were welcomed by a wonderful woman who helped us instantly when we had questions about doing the Perito Moreno day trip. The bus station is a 5 min walk away which is great and the hosteria is located one street away from the main area. It's a great street full of loads of activity, bars and restaurants. I loved it here. Our room was fantastic too. It was so warm and cosy and the shower was the best bit. Really strong pressure and loads of hot water.
The only thing that could of been better was the breakfast. Unfortunately it does not give you the full stomach for a big day ahead I think you need. Really below average in my opinion and could do with improving. However, we noticed on most reviews on different hosterias this seem to be the same everywhere.
Kind and helpful staff who make an effort to make you feel welcome. Spacious comfortable and clean rooms/bathrooms. Small safe available. Excellent, "facetime-proof" wifi.
As at every hotel we stayed at in Argentina (so we don't blame Kau Kaleshen in particular), the breakfast was aweful. Brown water in stead of coffee, stale bread, and tasteless cheese.
Excellent, friendly, and very helpful staff.
Beds a bit small, but no big deal.
very friendly and helpful staff, quiet hotel with lovely garden, excellent location
Nothing to dislike
Loved everything else.
The room was dark and needed more light.
The staff were wonderful, they couldn't do enough to help you. A lovely little hotel, secluded garden, nice little bar and restaurant.
Helpful friendly staff
Noisy disco in town which went on until 6am every morning.
We spent $240+ 21% vat for 2 nights. Unfortunately we came away with a sore feeling about this place. Staff were pushy sales people (especially the lady)continuously pushing us towards spending more on everything - expensive holiday dinners onsite saying we will not have many options left if we do not sign up soon (we found many excellent places packed with people at 20% of their dinner cost!). If we asked them to make reservations for tours, taxi or something else they always found a lame excuse to sign up for the more expensive options and used scared tactics whenever they could. We are experienced travelers having traveled many parts of the world and in terms of staff attitude this was one of our worst experience. It's a shame because I love nice boutique hotels and other than staff attitude this would have been a nice little place in spite of the standing water in shower, and no exhaust / a window in the bathroom that does not stay open to allow air
The location is perfect, the place is nice & quiet and the staff is a great help.
WI-FI connection was not really working well.
Nice garden and nice breakfast room.
The room on the basement smelled as a cave and was very dark. You can pay only cash.
Staff very hetlpful, good breakfast, location excellent
Shower was poor, room was very dark, wifi was erratic
Very friendly & helpful staff, decent breakfast, nice living room area, nice restaurant in the hotel, must try the brownie with homemade lavender ice cream!!
No wifi connection in the rooms, shower curtains was worn out and a little smelly
Very nice hotel with helpful personal. Good location.
the staff has been incredibly helpful in sorting out our trip to Perito Moreno on a late sunday evening. many many thanks!!!!! and we also had a delicious meal at the restaurant belonging to the hotel
Very nice staff and accommodating ! We would come again .
First, we saw some other guests getting packed lunch boxes for their day trips. However, when we asked for it (on 2 separate occasions), we were told that we were leaving for our excursion too early, or that the kitchen was closed that day. Second, we paid for the stay in USD and got a horrible exchange rate. The staff gave us a rate of 6.5 ARP/USD. After checking out and shopping in town while waiting for our flight, everywhere else in El Calafate offered us at least 8 ARP/USD. Overall, the place looked nice, but we left El Calafate with a bad taste in our mouth.
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