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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 72 hotels in El Calafate
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Copenhagen, Denmark
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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San Antonio
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181 reviews 181 reviews
40 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
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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Denver, Colorado
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Gainesville, Florida
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127 reviews 127 reviews
31 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

We stayed at this place for two nights as part of a 2-week Patagonia trip and absolutely loved it there. Carlos - who apparently is nearly as handsome and tall as Juana's husband - and Juana are incredibly welcoming, funny and helpful. They organized trips for us, recommended restaurants and even helped us with accommodation in other places. As to... More

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Milan, Italy
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

In our three weeks trip all over Argentina Cauquenes was probably our best hotel experience. First of all thanks to the devoted and nice staff. Carlos and Mauro were very helpful in organizing our trips, suggesting restaurants and things to do and finally helping in a crisis situation (broken car...). We received a nice room in a new annex on... More

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Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
31 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013 via mobile

Stayed 3 nights. Room was in the new annex and bright and airy with comfortable bed. You can hear people walking in rooms above you which was a bit annoying. Complimentary tea served 5pm till 7 pm was welcomed. Staff were very helpful - took 10 mins to walk into town which was not a problem.

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Also Known As:
Cauquenes De Nimez El Calafate
Cauquenes De Nimez El Calafate, Argentina - Patagonia
Address: 303 n.79 Zona de Chacras, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
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Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
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Hotel Style:
#10 Family Hotel in El Calafate
#13 Romantic Hotel in El Calafate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Cauquenes de Nimez 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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