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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here while touring Patagonia and thought it was a beautiful spot. We upgraded to one of the lake view rooms, however only when we arrived and the first morning we were there did we actually enjoy the view since we were out and about on excursions for daylight hours the other days (incidentally, the sun... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Large, clean rooms. Choose a room with a view of the lake as it is a spectacular sight. The hotel is 3 km from El Calafate town but the hotel runs a shuttle bus into the centre on the hour in the evenings. We felt it was nicer staying outside of the centre especially with the view. The restaurant is... More 

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London
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Set on a hill outside of town the views are spectacular. Go for a corner suite and you can sit in bed or the bath and appreciate the bleak majesty of Lake Argentina. The room was huge with a large bathroom and two person jacuzzi bath. However, it took ages to fill the bath. Be warned to keep the curtains... More 

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gerenciafte F, Gerente at Design Suites Calafate, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your comments about your experience at our hotel. We are happy to learn that you enjoyed the views. We also want to express our most sincere apologies for the mentioned disadvantages. We are conducting a refurbishment in order to reach the category and service you deserve. For this reason, all... More 

Doha, Qatar
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel 4 times while we moved around Patagonia. Rooms modern and warm, with lake views on some of them. Staff are very helpful and friendly. The breakfast is mediocre, and coffee is awful! But the dinner was very good, if you dont feel like going downtown.

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gerenciafte F, Gerente at Design Suites Calafate, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your perspective about your stay at Design Suites. It is with great pride and sense of ownership that we do what we do, and it feels great to read your review. We are truly happy that you found our staff helpful and friendly, and to learn that you... More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at the Design Suites for two nights during our trip to Argentina. My main thoughts were as follows: Pros - clean, spacious and comfortable room - we had a lake view suite and the view was incredible. - warm (perhaps a little too warm!) Cons - charged for coffee at breakfast - we weren't allowed to check out... More 

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gerenciafte F, Gerente at Design Suites Calafate, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your comments about your experience at our hotel. We are happy to learn that you enjoyed the design and the views. We also want to express our most sincere apologies for the mentioned disadvantages. We are conducting an important refurbishment in order to reach the category and service you deserve.... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The hotel views are well known in Calafate! And the room we stayed at was wonderful, if albeit a a little too over heated! But once we figured we could open the window, we managed to remedy that! We were very fortunate with the weather and we managed to see some spectacular sun rises, thanks to the very early hours... More 

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gerenciafte F, Gerente at Design Suites Calafate, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for such a great review from your last stay with us. It is with great pride and sense of ownership that we do what we do, and it feels great when we read your words of satisfaction. Thank you for visiting us, I am so happy you enjoyed our staff's attitude and our views. I am... More 

Boca Raton, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The only positive thing to say about this hotel is that the view is spectacular. All the rest is terrible. The staff (apart from the breakfast guy that operates the espresso machine) is the most pedantic, unhelpful and with an attitude staff we found in this trip. You will think that they are doing you a favor rather than providing... More 

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gerenciafte F, Manager at Design Suites Calafate, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your comments about your experience at our hotel. We want to express our most sincere apologies for the mentioned disadvantages. And we are happy to learn that you enjoyed the view. We are conducting an important refurbishment in order to reach the category and service you deserve. We hope to... More 

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The Design Suites Calafate is in an amazing location overlooking Lago Argentina. The panoramic views from the lake view rooms are definetly worth the extra few pounds per night for a view you could gaze at forever! The location is so peaceful and the rooms big and spacious. The hotel as a whole is beautifully designed. It's a 45 min... More 

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gerenciafte F, Manager at Design Suites Calafate, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for such a great review from your last stay with us. It is with great pride and sense of ownership that we do what we do, and it feels great when we read your words of satisfaction. Thank you for visiting us, I am so happy you enjoyed our services. We hope to see you again... More 

New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is a beautiful hotel with amazing views of Lago de Argentina. The dining room is floor to ceiling glass, as are most of the rooms. It is a bit removed from town, but there is a shuttle to town and cabs are very cheap. The restaurant is somewhat limited, but there a lot of great places to eat in... More 

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gerenciafte F, Manager at Design Suites Calafate, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your perspective about Design Suites. It was a pleasure to serve you and it is most rewarding to learn you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to meet to on your next stay!! All the best, The Management More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This hotel is beautiful and at a veru nice spot. Away from the center of the city, this hotel is right up front from Lake Argentino. Make sure to spend just a little more to get the room with a view from the lake. You can get the Suite Junior, no need for the bigger room if you are in... More 

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gerenciafte F, Manager at Design Suites Calafate, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your kind comments! At Design Suites we work very hard to achieve excellence, hence all suggestions help us to improve our aim. We look forward to welcoming you among our guests in the near future. Sincerly yours, The Management 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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Design Hotel El Calafate
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Design Suites Calafate El Calafate, Argentina - Patagonia
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#5 Spa Hotel in El Calafate
#16 Luxury Hotel in El Calafate
#26 Family Hotel in El Calafate

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