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Santa Monica Aparts

Josefa Freile 42, El Calafate, Argentina
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Ranked #2 of 71 hotels in El Calafate
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sun Valley, Idaho
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

El Calafate is the transportation hub for this region of Patagonia, so it niceto find an accommodation choice that fits those needs. The airport is a few kilometers out of town, and we found it really convenient to have a place right in town. We could walk to all of the restaurants, shops, bars, and ( really importantly) a laundromat!... More

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Dallas
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65 reviews 65 reviews
61 hotel reviews
243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We have just returned from 2 week trip to Argentina. We spent 4 nights in Calafate at Santa Monica Aparts. There are so many outdoor activities that we were not in our cabins very much. We had a 2 bedroom cabin & I must say this was the cleanest & well run hotel & very spacious. It is also in... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Honestly, we were disappointed by this hotel because we had been expecting a quaint "boutique" hotel but it was more rustic and run-down than we expected. We had seen in the photos that it might be like staying at Grandma's house - which would have been ok - but everything felt so threadbare and dusty that it was hard to... More

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Connecticut
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82 reviews 82 reviews
41 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

My husband, daughter (11) and I stayed here two nights. The two bedroom cabin was great. Plenty of room for the three of us and our luggage. The kitchen was superbly equipped for making coffee/tea, lunches, etc. Breakfast was brought at the time requested, and while limited was still fresh and plentiful. Bathroom was large and amenities were provided. The... More

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St. Moritz, Switzerland
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198 reviews 198 reviews
88 hotel reviews
281 helpful votes 281 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

A lot of praise here for this boutique hotel and it merits it all or even more. This is a beautiful place. Some cute tidy and absolutely clean cottages in a tranquil and well-kept garden. You tell the staff the evening before at what time you want your breakfast and exactly the time arranged they knock on your door with... More

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Parkdale, Oregon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Cute cabins. Ibes going after worms in the morning. Priced right. Located at one end of town within easy walk of bus station. Can leave luggage while off on other adventures. And Jennifer! She was fantastic. She goes out of her way to arrange everything for you for the hotel stay and for your adventures around the area. She is... More

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Orinda, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

We spent a couple of nights at the Santa Monica apartments and really enjoyed it. While not fancy, the apartments are in the great downtown location, are super-clean, the beds are comfortable and the rooms are quiet. Best of all, the staff is fantastic. We planned to take the bus from El Calafate to Puerto Natales during a time when... More

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

We stayed at Santa Monica Apartments for just one night, but found the log cabins very nice and comfortable. The people at the desk were also very helpful arrangibg excursions and booking restaurants. Breakfast was a bit less than we expected, but it was still quite good.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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55 reviews 55 reviews
43 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

The apartments make for a decent stay in El Calafate's town centre, close to the main road where most of the amenities are located. The apartment is spacious with a separate bedroom, bathroom, kitchenette and lounge area. Breakfast is served in the apartment and consists of a decent selection of eats. Staff are friendly and speak limited English. The stay... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

We had a wonderful time staying in our cosy log cabin. The cabins are ideally located, just round the corner from the main street in El Calafate but set in lovely tranquil grounds. All the staff were lovely but Yenifer was exceptionally friendly and helpful, she organised all our trips in no time at all and gave us lots of... More

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Additional Information about Santa Monica Aparts

Also Known As:
Santa Monica Aparts El Calafate, Argentina - Patagonia
Address: Josefa Freile 42, El Calafate, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in El Calafate
#12 Romantic Hotel in El Calafate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The resort is made up of ten cozy aparts suites, parking park and Reception. They are built in wood, with a cypress log exterior. Lavenders, lupines and calafates make our park one of the most beautiful green spots in town.Service, comfort and caring attention, we offer you the best from hotels in a fairy tale setting. ... more   less 
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