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Hosteria Kalken

Tte. V. Feilberg 119, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
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Ranked #64 of 71 Hotels in El Calafate
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars

Lack of communication among the staff made me and my bf sleep in separate beds. We booked the room a month in advance only for them to tell us there was nothing to be done.they didn't even bother to give us a late checkout or something as a compliment. The managers were rather rude about it and extremely unhelpful. There... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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42 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On the plus side, we found the service friendly, the location is close to the bus station and the room large and clean. Breakfast is a buffet with a variety of sweet cakes and biscuits and some cheese, ham, yoghurt. On the negative: it is quite expensive (even for touristy El Calafate), the wifi is poor and it seems that... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

I had problems at check out - all of my 3 credit cards got rejected, and my bank said there is nothing wrong with my cards. It was early in the morning and my bus was due in a few minutes. So I offered to pay in Chilean Peso, as there are money exchange in town that can easily change... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We really didnot like our stay at this hostel. At the day we had check-out, we stored our backback behind the reception. When we got back from the supermarket, our backback was gone! It took us 8 days to get it back! If you stay here, we would advice not to store your belongings! The staff did not care so... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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26 hotel reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Lovely place with a great room with a balcony. Well furnished room with a clean and big toilet with a bathtub. Breakfast was a huge spread of breads, cakes, pastries, choice of fruit juices, cereals, cheese, ham, jams, cereals and fresh fruits. We booked the room from the free wi-fi internet provided by the hotel to get a cheaper price... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Good for traveler who ask for low price options. Location close to the centre of El Calafate. Parking area available. Good breakfast, available from 06:00h. Very nice place. My room was a little bit cold.

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Brussels, Belgium
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

This hotel is really basic and they were still in remodeling phase. There was a strong smell of fresh paint and really no atmosphere. Service was not attentive but internet was working. There was quite a bit of noise from the street around the hotel but it is well located

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2011

A two night stay booked through booking.com. Slight confusion when we arrived late at night as the man who was on the front desk gave us a higher rate then what we had booked online. It later transpired that most hotels in Argentina have 20% tax on top, this was in the small print of booking.com so beware. The hotel... More 

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Brasília
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169 reviews 169 reviews
89 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2008

Clean, good location, staff extremely kind and helpful. Negative point: low pressure of water sometimes cause a bad functioning of shower. Good restaurant, reasonable breakfast. They prepare meals to carry out (for the tours). Reserve as early as you can.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2007

Good location to town.Rooms were clean with comfy beds but dated bathrooms. Hot water was intermittent, upon raising this with staff we were told to run the water for at least 5 minutes!!!!!! Breakfast was good but avoid eating in the restaurant as the steak they served was still frozen in the middle! Frozen steak in Argentina!! Do not rely... More 

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Address: Tte. V. Feilberg 119, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 52
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