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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 3 nights in this hotel. Comfortable rooms all overlooking Lago Argentino. Superbly designed. has a small pool, wet and dry sauna, fitness center and massage service. Outside the city of El Calafate but within a lovely one hour walk to it.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great hotel and value if you have a Lake View Suite, the panoramic views are amazing and we enjoyed at the end of the day coming back to the suite for a hot jacuzzi watching the sunset from our suite. It is a seasonal hotel and seems they don't care too much for keeping it in perfect condition... the swimming...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came in late at night and it was dark on the dirty road. It was hard to find the way to the lobby. The staffs were very nice and friendly. Very impressive with the first look at the lobby. When we first got to the room , it was nice to see all the the modern furniture and lamps....

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you first walk through the front doors of this hotel, it is hard not to be impressed. The views across the lake through the massive front windows are astounding, and the architecture is indeed something to behold. But then you get to your room and start taking a closer look. While everything is superficially still very stylish, a closer...

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Atlanta, GA
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Design Suites has an amazing view of the lake! Lots of glass and wood, with a lodge kind of feel. Unfortunately, the hotel needs so much updating. The glass has a huge crack in the front, floors are discolored, carpets are stained. The heat radiated from the floor in our room the entire stay, even though we asked them to...

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Reviewed 24 March 2017

The interior design of the hotel belies the fact that the rooms on the second floor get extremely hot during the day. The sun hits horizontally at the floor to ceiling windows and the curtains do nothing to block the heat. My room was consistently over 90 degrees F even with my weak air-conditioner on full blast. I ordered box...

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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Calafate at Design Suites for a 3-day weekend to explore Glacier Park, while living in Buenos Aires for a few months. Beautifully situated hotel with lovely views of Lake Argentina from public spaces and room. Friendly and responsive staff but the hotel feels neglected. Hot water needed to be turned on the first night to our jacuzzi...

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

We just visited El Calafate with my wife in early March, and stayed for 3 nights. We had read some of the bad reviews in here, so were a bit cautious especially after our travel agent had suggested it to us as an alternative. Design Suites is about a 30-40 minute walk from the center of El Calafate. It is...

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Philadelphia, PA
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The views are terrific, overlooking the desert and Lago Argentino. It's a bit away from the city, which could be an issue if you don't have a car, though they have a shuttle, but the location is amazing, peaceful, gorgeous. The rooms are very nice but I would avoid the lower level, where the pool is -- on the few...

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

If looking for a clean nice hotel to stay at while trekking the glaciers, may I suggest Design Suites. Service was helpful & friendly . Only drawback was distance from town which requires about a 100 peso taxi each way & a pot holed dirt road up to the hotel door. Room is big, clean & hotel has indoor pool

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated about one mile from El Calafate downtown, the Design Suites Calafate is an excellent choice for guests who seek tranquility during their holidays.This boutique hotel is located in the upper area of the Nimes Peninsula, where you can admire the low vegetation, hills and lake invite during a pleasant walk. If you want to visit the city, the hotel offers a shuttle to downtown on a regular basis.As a guest of the Design Suites Calafate, you will have free access to the heated pool, sauna and gym. In addition, the hotel provides a health club and spa treatments in order to optimize your relaxation during your stay.A restaurant and a bar provide meals and drinks from the morning until late at night. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Design Suites Calafate

Address: Calle 598 Numero 190 | Playa Lago Argentino, El Calafate, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Price Range: $128 - $290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Design Suites Calafate 4.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Design Suites Calafate Hotel El Calafate
Design Hotel El Calafate
Design Hotel Calafate
Design Suites Calafate El Calafate, Argentina - Patagonia
Hotel Style:
#5 Spa Hotel in El Calafate
#12 Luxury Hotel in El Calafate
#31 Romantic Hotel in El Calafate
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“Go for a Junior suite for the best lake views from your room!”
sergiot138, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Avoid the lower level in warm weather, ask for lake view.”
FellowTaveler2, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Air conditioning and Lake view”
Falfield, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The lake view rooms are the best and specially the corner suites”
275franciscog, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get the lake-view room as it's worth it.”
BerthaC23, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
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