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Esplendor El Calafate

4.0 of 5 Juan Domingo Peron 1143, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
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El Calafate, Argentina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars NEW

Nice comfortable hotel, wifi was slow, buffet breakfast was okay. Biggest drawback was the location, town centre was a 10 min walk downhill okay during day but not on a cold night. It would be nice if they had a shuttle service.

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ours was a 2 night stay. I wanted to give this modern style boutique hotel a 4 star rating but I had to give 3 stars due to the points I will describe here: What is good? A nice lobby w/ a very friendly young men staff. It is a roomy lobby with a nice breakfast salon. But I must... More 

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Fën H, Gerente at Esplendor El Calafate, responded to this review

Dear Maria, I greatly appreciate the time you have taken to share your experience with TripAdvisor. Your comments encourage us to continue working on improving the quality of our accommodations and services. Let me explain that orange juice is fresh squeezed and the cheese biscuits are produced every day, maybe our waiter was refilling our buffet. Terrible sorry!. I will... More 

Ann Arbor, MI
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130 reviews 130 reviews
52 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon entering this hotel and after staying at some questionable lodging in el calafate, I thought wow, this hotel is nice. It reminded me of a "W" hotel.The decor featured lots of glass, metal, shag type carpeting, antlers and oddly mushrooms (only in the rooms). This hotel is 3 stories. Our room was on the third floor- there was no... More 

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Fën H, Gerente at Esplendor El Calafate, responded to this review

Dear lhaganmich, I greatly appreciate the time you have taken to share your experience with TripAdvisor. Your comments encourage us to continue working on improving the quality of our accommodations and services. I will definitively share them with my staff. I look forward to the opportunity of hosting your next visit to El Calafate. Sincerely, Mauro Pestoni Manager More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 3 nights here. Service was absolutely fine. The bar and restaurant staff were as you'd want them to be. The drawbacks included - 1) being a little bit out of the way (albeit only 500m), but you do get the sense that the money ran out in Argentina at the hotel boundaries 2) transient guests- everyone was using... More 

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Fën H, Gerente at Esplendor El Calafate, responded to this review

Dear Alastair, I greatly appreciate the time you have taken to share your experience with TripAdvisor. Your comments encourage us to continue working on improving the quality of our accommodations and services. Let me explain, we closed the pool 10 hours following the procedures of monthly maintenance. Terrible Sorry for the inconvenience. I look forward to the opportunity of hosting... More 

Poway, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely stay. We followed the recommendation of another reviewer who suggested asking for a room on the top floor. We did, and we enjoyed a very nice room with amazing views. The staff was excellent in our dealings; upon check-in, the desk clerk made a suggestion (book the Lake Argentino boat tour) which completely made the difference... More 

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Fën H, Gerente at Esplendor El Calafate, responded to this review

Dear Randsand, I greatly appreciate the time you have taken to share your experience with TripAdvisor. Your comments encourage us to continue working on improving the quality of our accommodations and services. I will definitively share them with my staff. I look forward to the opportunity of hosting your next visit to El Calafate. Sincerely, Mauro Pestoni Manager More 

Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here recently. The rooms are OK, but nothing flash. The bathroom is tired. The position is poor, with a 10 minute steep climb from the village centre; at night poorly lit and windy. The staff are wonderful. Nothing is too much trouble and very helpful. They speak good English. The3 breakfast is disappointing; tired fruit,... More 

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Fën H, Gerente at Esplendor El Calafate, responded to this review

Dear Wasabi, I greatly appreciate the time you have taken to share your experience with TripAdvisor. Your comments encourage us to continue working on improving the quality of our accommodations and services. I will definitively share them with my staff. I look forward to the opportunity of hosting your next visit to El Calafate. Sincerely, Mauro Pestoni Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The hotel's absolutely fine. A little bit soulless, which is odd given the effort they've gone to with the decor. Decent sized room with nice bathroom. The pool and sauna area is nice. Location is fine. It's about 10-15 minutes from the town centre, albeit we only walked down there once. There's not a lot to El Calafate apart from... More 

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Fën H, Gerente at Esplendor El Calafate, responded to this review

Dear Rob99wales! I greatly appreciate the time you have taken to share your experience with TripAdvisor. Your comments encourage us to continue working on improving the quality of our accommodations and services. I will definitively share them with my staff. I send greetings to Carolina, every day our pastry cooks delicious scones!! I look forward to the opportunity of hosting... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

While the hotel itself and the rooms are comfortable, the service is below par. Most of the times we observed since argument at the reception. At the time if check out we realized why as we were also charged an additional $400 for a meal we never gas and there was resistance to reverse it. Also, the location is average... More 

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Fën H, Director de Recepción at Esplendor El Calafate, responded to this review

Dear Anshuman, I greatly appreciate the time you have taken to share your experience with TripAdvisor. Your comments encourage us to continue working on improving the quality of our accommodations and services. I will definitively share them with my staff. Also,i have cheked your account, and i didn´t find any charge for $400. We have several precedures about the charges,... More 

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
26 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Nice location near from the main street ( 10 minutes walk ) of the town were all things can be done.Room size which I booked( lake & mountain view ) was very good but they gave me only one of the 2 rooms I booked but still charged for it as L&M view. Breakfast was very very poor ( image... More 

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Fën H, Gerente at Esplendor El Calafate, responded to this review

Dear Maj S! I greatly appreciate the time you have taken to share your experience with TripAdvisor. Your comments encourage us to continue working on improving the quality of our accommodations and services. We ask apologize for the inconvenience in the breakfast service, we have a menu for special requests. I will definitively share them with my staff. I look... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
33 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The design elements are the most stylish we've seen in Patagonia. The rustic wood tables, soaring ceilings, and nods to rustic Patagonian style create quite a first impression. Nowhere in Patagonia has true luxury hotel concierage style service, but the staff here is friendly and very helpful with booking excursions and private taxi service. There is hiking directly behind the... More 

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Fën H, Gerente at Esplendor El Calafate, responded to this review

Dear Tangointahiti, I greatly appreciate the time you have taken to share your experience with TripAdvisor. Your comments encourage us to continue working on improving the quality of our accommodations and services. I will definitively share them with my staff. I look forward to the opportunity of hosting your next visit to El Calafate. Sincerely, Mauro Pestoni Manager More 

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Address: Juan Domingo Peron 1143, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Esplendor El Calafate 4*
Number of rooms: 57
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Also Known As:
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Esplendor Del Calafate El
Esplendor El Calafate Argentina - Patagonia
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in El Calafate
#10 Luxury Hotel in El Calafate
#20 Romantic Hotel in El Calafate
#21 Family Hotel in El Calafate

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