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Design Suites Calafate

4.5 of 5 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've been staying at the Hotel Design Suites in El Calafate. Initially I was delighted with the view of the Argentine lake and mountains that can be seen from the restaurant. The hotel is new and modern design, the reception is willing. However, on entering our room we had great difficulty because the room has only a small window and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

An ambiguous experience! I've been staying at the Hotel Design Suites in El Calafate. Initially I was delighted with the view of the Argentine lake and mountains that can be seen from the restaurant. The hotel is new and modern design, the reception is willing. However, on entering our room we had great difficulty because the room has only a... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The good: Really lovely setting, about a mile and half from town; breathtaking views of the lake and hills. I wished I could have spent some quality time in that bar with a book, a cocktail and that view. Rooms were decently sized, beds comfortable; safe in room. Again, lovely view from our room. Breakfast was generous (the bacon as... More 

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Munich, Germany
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60 reviews 60 reviews
22 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've stayed in this hotel on two different ocassions during our time in Patagonia. Both time I was completely satisfied. 1. Rooms are good. Bathrooms are modern and well equiped. The only thing that took me by surprise was an old TV, which didn't go well with a room at all. 2. Hotel staff was amazing! I've seen a couple... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was probably great when opened. Today it looks outdated. We had a junior suite, and the "king size bed" was made out of two twin mattresses, the jacuzzi on our bath never worked, the TV is so old you can hardly understand what comes out of the speakers. But the most important is that is totally understaffed, the food... More 

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Cannes, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not used to write reviews, especially bad ones, but this tme I felt that travellers need to be informed about this hotel. The first impression was good. The building seems new, the view from the lobby/bar/restaurant is amazing. Once in the room, I immediately went to the spa because I wanted to sweat in the sauna ... which... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hotel has a beautiful view of the lake but that's it, nothing more. The conservation of the hotel are awful. The front desk service is poor and some simple requests were never even returned. The prices of tours and transport requested at front desk are always more expensive than the regular rates. Breakfast is too simple as well as... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been in this hotel for 3 nights in december after Christmas. Is a good hotel with a great view on the bay but with a lot of problems. When you arrive, the hotel wants you to pay all the stay in advance at the check-in. People who work in the hotel are very young, not prepared and unprofessional. When... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is only one good thing about this hotel is the location - seating on the edge of Lago Argentino with an amazing view. However, I am not sure it compensates for 100 of things that go wrong at this hotel. 1. Not all rooms at the hotel have AC (they don't mention it when you book or check in).... More 

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Anguilla
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30 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They say location is everything. The design of Design Suites takes full advantage of its location with unhindered scenic views of the amazingly beautiful lake and snow capped mountains in the background. Their breakfast is tasty and their indoor pool clean; the water warm and relaxing. The "gym" is rather small with a couple cardio machines which I used to... More 

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Address: Calle 598 Numero 190 | Playa Lago Argentino, El Calafate, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Design Suites Calafate 4.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
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#15 Luxury Hotel in El Calafate
#34 Family Hotel in El Calafate

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