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Hosteria Rukahue

Glaciar Murallon 77, El Calafate, Argentina
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
74 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for 1 night, it is bit far to walk to town centre. This place is up the hill. The road to the town centre is not very good. El Calafate is a vert windy place. It is ok if you take the taxi or you have a car. The staffs are very helpful. The breakfast was good.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Yes the room was small and yes the shower was tiny but Rukahue is all about hospitality. Adriana is such a lovely woman; we just felt totally at home during our stay. Breakfast was delicious and we really enjoyed the common areas of the hosteria - there is a seating area upstairs with great views of Lago Argentino where you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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59 hotel reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We recently stayed a Rukahue' spending two days in Calafate and around Perito Moreno glacier. The B&B is a cozy wooden villa just outside Calafate city center (literally 10 minutes away from the centre, which you can reach with a convenient walk or by taxi for less than 40 pesos if you are lazy), well kept and very clean. Rooms... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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32 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We arrived to sound of construction (constant hammering) on the 2nd floor. We were asked to check out the room by the owner (Audriana) and if we liked it we can confirm the booking. The room was dark (like a cave) mainly because of the wind in El Calafate kept Audriana from opening the hatches on the windows. This was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I had the goal of finding a hostería that was close to town, comfortable, and affordable. Hostería rukahué was all of that and more- Adriana, the owner, was so kind and attentive we felt extremely welcome and having her as a host made it unforgettable!

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Southern Chile
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

By far one of the best hosterias I have ever stayed at. The location on a hilltop overlooking the town was great--quiet and peaceful. The owners both lovely people; the woman gave hugs and kisses both on arrival and departure. Good breakfast with homemade breads. A bit of a walk downhill (uphill back) to town but not bad--and I am... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The hospitality in this hosteria can not be beat. The place is warm & inviting. Small touches go a long way like the homemade breads and jams. The picture window in the second floor common area is great for watching the sun set over snowy peaks.

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

Can't recommend this hosteria highly enough. Lovely rooms, with fantastic views from the property over el calafate. A little walk from the Main Street but only 10 -15 minutes and it's more than worth the walk! The lady who owns the property with her family is fantastic. So welcoming and homely! Breakfast is superb and the best we have had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

В этом небольшом семейном отеле мне понравилось всё, очень! По-домашнему уютно, очень чисто, есть всё необходимое, включая хороший, стабильный и-нет по wi-fi. Хозяева - доброжелетельные люди, помогут с любыми вопросами, расскажут обо всех экскурсиях, порекомендовав какую у какого тур-оператора лучше покупать. А домашняя выпечка и джемы к завтраку, которые готовит хозяйка - просто объедение :) I liked this small family... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014 via mobile

Warmest of welcomes, great homemade breakfasts and cosiest of stays! Ariana and her son Santiago will do everything in their power to make sure your stay runs smooth, always available and happy to help with booking trips, taxis, food deliveries and serving up a treat of a breakfast of toast and jams, croissants and cakes (different flavours every day). The... More 

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