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Design Suites Calafate

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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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Timisoara
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

First of all you need a room with lake view!! Overall impression is positive for 2 days. The hotel is a little far from El Calafate but it has an outstanding view. From El Calafate hotels you will never find such a landscape. First look is a wow! But after this you will start to see small but plenty of...

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Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We stayed for two nights begin of January. From Jan1st the VAT-tax is abolished, to promote tourism. The hotel refuses to refund the 21 % taxes. Their excuse is that we are no longer in the country. All the other hotels refund us on the MasterCard account. Luc De Coker Belgium

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Aston UK
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We had a very nice room overlooking the lake with great view. Comfortable room and quiet. The central area including restaurant is uninspiring and more like a school cafeteria than a decent restaurant. Didn't take dinner here mainly because we didn't like the environment. Breakfast was disappointing with only the orange juice being acceptable quality. Staff were helpful but not...

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Bristol
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

This hotel was booked by our travel company as part of a 3 week tour. Before travelling we were concerned to read some very negative reviews on Trip Advisor, but our agent assured us it was good. So, what is the truth?? Well, the room ( a junior suite) was super. Fantastic view, clean, spacious, well equipped and with a...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The hotel has a beautiful location. Situated about 45 minutes walk from town on unmade roads or an hour plus on roads! Despite its modern appearance the hotel is in great need of maintainence, very poor attention to repairs needed. No individual keys for rooms available, so each time one has to request accompaniment from reception! The breakfasts are adequate...

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Reviewed 24 January 2017

This hotel from the moment we got there was amazing, the design of it the location and the view are all outstanding! its a 40min walk from town but who cares when is in such a great location and most tours pick you up anyway so its all good. The restaurant was brilliant food was nice and great staff. Daniel...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • 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: $139 - $277 (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
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#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!”
 of 5 bubbles sergiot138, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Avoid the lower level in warm weather, ask for lake view.”
 of 5 bubbles FellowTaveler2, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Air conditioning and Lake view”
 of 5 bubbles Falfield, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The lake view rooms are the best and specially the corner suites”
 of 5 bubbles 275franciscog, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get the lake-view room as it's worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles BerthaC23, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
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