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Design Suites Calafate

Calle 598 Numero 190 | Playa Lago Argentino, El Calafate, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I believe you'll find many options of good view hotel in this small little town. We picked the hotel based on our due diligence while browsing, and we're quite happy. Room was nice, view was great, a nice little indoor swimming pool, reception staff were friendly, not so much for restaurant service though - limited options on menu, and so-so... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is hard to find anything positive about this place. It is a miniature tourist trap. They organize the schedule so all tourist have no choice but to use the in-house restaurant. The place is dirty from the front door all the way to the kitchen. It is far away from anything. If you want to enjoy El Calafate, find... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place was not clean as it should, they not longer offer shuttle to the city, breakfast was the worst we ever have it, they try to charge us for a beer that we did not drink, first day we did not have soap on the room.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Waking up to a panoramic view over Lago Argentino really is special and for this alone I would rate the Design Suites hotel highly. Design Suites is a short cab ride out of the centre of town, about $7-8, but cabs are plentiful so it isn't an inconvenience and is worth it to have the amazing view. Our hotel room... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view from Design Suite Calafate is fabulous; however, there are many negatives to this hotel. First, the service is terrible -- from the front desk to the servers in the dining room. Had to ask where are rooms were...twice, very unhelpful staff at the front desk. The room was small and very stuffy. Tried to open a window but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

a beautiful hotel, located at the best spot in el calafate, facing the full panorama of lago argentino and glaciers. a few rooms (approx 40 usd cheaper) are facing the parking lot, the extra dollars for the great view are really worth it! you can also enjoy the view during breakfast (typical argentinean breakfast with medialunas, toast, coffee from a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently stayed at this hotel on 3 different occasions over a 10 day span. The rooms have great views, a lot of space and wonderful bathrooms. They also have great climate control. So why only three stars? The rest of the hotel is not air conditioned so it can be very warm, especially during hot days. They don't open... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Positive: - great view to the Lago Argentina - nice swimming pool (but no outdoor access as shown in some pictures) - gym - size of the rooms Negative: - service: the poorest I've ever had (highlight was that they just forgot our restaurant reservation downtown; if you have ever been during high season to El Calafate you know what... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is located 5 km outside the center of El Calafate with a fantastic view on Lake Argentario. The rooms are nice but also a little bit "worn-out". The service is very poor. Several requests to the front desk (reservation for a Restaurant, call a Taxi, new towels) have just been ignored without informing us. And especially the breakfast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

The views from the common areas and lake view rooms were beautiful. I stayed in a lake view suite that I highly recommend (room 213) which was very spacious. The large bathroom had a jacuzzi tub, great water pressure, and a heated tile floor. Plenty of outlets and the Wifi worked well in the room. It was very quiet and... More 

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