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Design Suites Calafate

Calle 598 Numero 190 | Playa Lago Argentino, El Calafate, Argentina
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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132 reviews 132 reviews
20 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The front desk in particular & service in general were excellent. For them, I am giving a 5! The spectacular view from the room & the overall design of this hotel was perfect and definitely deserves the 5. Particular details in the design, like how the tiles & furnishings exactly mimic the surrounding nature & lake. The food at the... More 

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Como, Italy
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6 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The hotel is located 5 minutes by taxi from the city centre, in a position not particularly handy to reach by walk. That said, the location has an incredible view on the "Lago Argentino", which you can enjoy from those room in the front yard and from the bar/restaurant. The view is the only positive aspect of this hotel, which... More 

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Melbourne, Florida, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This hotel is like Cameron Diaz - stunning, stunning, stunning! Yes, when you start looking closely enough, you will see a few wrinkles here and there, but it is still an amazing hotel. Very good breakfast, great service, welcome champagne, rooms with breathtaking views (you cannot stop looking outside!), very comfortable beds, jet tub with lake view - it was... More 

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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

On arrival we received a welcoming drink. Was blown away with the architectture and design. Every bit of detail counts. Wide windows in the dining area maximises the view on Lake Argentina. Spacious bedroom, modern furniture. Food well prepared and plated beautifully. Potato and leek soup is yum!

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Vienna, Austria
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This "hotel" is an absolute " no go" due to my negative experience. There is no "value for money" as it is suggested on the homepage: we paid 142 US$(!) for one night and got a room in the backyard...After complaining the situation at the reception I was told, that additional money would be needed (almost 50 US$ incl. tax).... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The whole hotel had a very modern feel. The room was very spacious and offered the most breathtaking view of the lake possible. The hotel staff was also very helpful in arranging our excursions to the Perito Moreno glacier. Definitely worth checking out.

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London
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19 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

It all looks very good on arrival - great isolated location outside town right on Lago Argentina, and a very architectural look to the building - but it all falls apart completely within seconds of arrival. The hotel is purely by numbers - there is no love, no attention to detail, no care for customers, no care for the product... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We spent 2.5 weeks all over South America for our Honeymoon and our stay at Design Suites was our favorite hotel. We had a room with a view of the lake and it was stunning. The whole hotel was beautiful. We ate dinner at the hotel one night and it was also excellent. Thank you for the wonderful stay!

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Malta
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Lousy hotel, there is no internet, no air conditioning and the oldest box of the TV . You pay good money for rubbish. The breakfast is also lousy. Do not bother with this lousy unpleasant hotel. Even reading the reviews hardly anyone praises this hotel. My mistake was not reading the reviews before, such s pity as it really was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Positives: The views from the hotel are gorgeous, over Lake Argentina - just stunning. Clean and secure hotel. Negatives: Staff, were cold and didn't seem to enjoy their job at all. Packed lunch: don't bother spending the money on the packed lunches they offer, buy your own in location or from supermarket. Location: Far from town, 45 minute walk (and... More 

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