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Cauquenes de Nimez

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   303 n.79 Zona de Chacras, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
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Ranked #13 of 71 hotels in El Calafate
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel in January 2013. The owner went out of his way to treat us like family. We had not checked in before we left to do the W trek but he had no problem letting us store our luggage there. We got back very tired from our trek at 10PM, he asked if we had dinner... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Our room was clean and comfortable but the best thing about this hotel were the wonderful staff who welcomed us with big smiles and gave us good advice about tours in the area. Even when an airline strike changed our plans, they were so good with making phone calls and accommodating us for longer. Don't be put off by the... More

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Toronto , Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We loved the location of this hotel. It was a couple of blocks from the waterfront and from the centre of town. The rooms were very comfortable, clean and quiet. The breakfast and dinner menu items were delicious! We enjoyed watching 'stray' horses wandering in nearby yards. Staff were so friendly and helpful. Laundry services were useful and very reasonablely... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This was such a nice and small hosteria. They had a restaurant upstairs with a fine breakfast, afternoon tea time and good three course dinner (you can choose two courses too). It was in a quiet area away from the city centre and close to the Lagoon. To walk to the city centre was about 10-15 minutes. It was really... More

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Bendigo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

When my fiancé Kirt and I arrived at Cauquenes de Nimez in shorts and tshirts (coming straight from hot Buenos Aires, and the airline lost our luggage!) the wonderfully friendly receptionist (I feel terrible, as I forget her name) and Carlos lent us some clothes and sent us in the right direction in town to rent some clothes. The receptionist... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

The host of this property was very welcoming and very nice. The room was also very nice and clean. The breakfast was the best breakfast I had during my stay in Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego. The property is a 10-12 minute walk from the town's main street. You can walk it at any time of the day or night... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Located on a quiet street away from town center. Plenty of parking and not too long of a walk from town. Hotel is run by the owners who are very friendly and helpful. There is very little traffic on the street so there does not appear to be a big advantage of some rooms being quieter than others. Having said... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

My friends and I stayed for 1 night when we returned to El Calafate after going to El Chalten. The first time we stayed closer to main street. It was nice to stay at Caquenes because it's a very different part of town. We went exploring near the bay and through the quiet neighborhoods. The breakfast was great. The room... More

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Prince Albert
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

This small B & B gave us amongst the best service by the front desk which we experienced on our Patagonian trip. We arrived very late (midnight) after the seven hour bus ride from Torres del Paine. We had no idea how we would get to the hosteria. It is located on a small street on the outskirts of town,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We spent two nights here on a recent Patagonia trip and, without hesitation. Here is why. Located on an as-of-yet unpaved road on the outskirts of town near Lake Argentina, Cauquenes de Nimez offers a charming B&B from top-to-bottom. The 4 people we encountered at the front desk ranged from courteous to friendly; all were helpful. The downstairs library features... More

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Address: 303 n.79 Zona de Chacras, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
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Hotel Class:3 star — Cauquenes de Nimez 3*
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#9 Family Hotel in El Calafate #14 Romantic Hotel in El Calafate
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Situated by Nimez Lake, in el Calafate ecological Reserve, surrounded by cauquenes, swans and flamingos, we find Cauquenes de Nimez, Hostería Patagónica. Personally run by its owners, with 12 rooms, a quiet living room and a warm dining room, it is the perfect environment for enjoying a typical southern meal and reviving the traditional Patagonian spirit that during the beginning of the past century captivated so many pioneers and travelers. ... more   less 
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