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Xelena Deluxe Suites Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rene Favaloro 3548, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
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Ranked #38 of 71 hotels in El Calafate
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Esbjerg, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful views over the lake. A modern and spacious hotel with nice rooms and spa. A great place to relax. Free shuttle bus into Calafate town center which was really good. The restaurant at the hotel was not very cosy, but the food was good. You also got a complimentary glass of champagne when you arrived. The breakfast was wonderful... More

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West orange , NJ
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Spacious luxury rooms, but Not a 5 star hotel for sure. the walls are very thing made of plywood not like most hotels we stay in. Not a bad hotel for someone to stay 1 night but no more then that but other then that the hotel look new and was very clean, we cannot say anything bad about it.... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Not a 5 star hotel for sure. Far for town, ok if you take the bus or taxi, not for walk. Bus starts to run 11am. Not very punctual but convenient. The driver and the door man (same person) is very very nice, he should be at the front desk. Front desk staff should smile a little more, and greet... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Spacious luxury rooms, but if you look closer you will find some defects. For example, one window could not be closed completely. The view on the laguna is great. Breakfast was good. (buffet style) One evening we ate at the restaurant, it was ok, but you can find better in town. The shuttle bus to the town should drive more... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

We stayed in Xelena Suites for one day and one night. The location is marvelous. The room was ok, although our lake-view room hardly had a view on the lake, the spa very nice but could use some updating. Point of improvement: the breakfast should be included in the price considering what we payed. The shuttle bus should also run... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014 via mobile

The name is a misleader. It was neither deluxe nor suites. It is far from town, but they have a shuttle bus every hour. The room was spacious, but shabby with worn out upholstery and old floor carpeting. When I arrived there was hair in the sink. The structure from the inside is communist-like and impersonal. Breakfast is in a... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

This luxury hotel is on the edge of town, towards the glaciers with stunning views of the bay. There is a free shuttle bus into Calafate which runs every hour, however it only takes about 20 minutes to walk. The best thing about this hotel is the ultra-efficient, professional reception team. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff who... More

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Confolens, France
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20 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Upgraded to here and from what friends who stayed in the town told us we were glad we did. The free shuttle service makes this edge of town location no problem. Rooms nice but see our room tip. Breakfast good but some of the staff need to smile!!! Restaurant very good and the service was excellent and with a smile!!... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013 via mobile

This is not a 4 or 5 star hotel. If you're from the states, it's equivalent to a courtyard or typical 3 star chain with nothing special. We paid over $300 a night and they are really disorganized at the front desk. The room had dirty pillows, smelled and had human hair on pillows, probably from past guest. Internet is... More

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

My wife and I spent 3 nights here whilst enjoying the popular local glacier attractions. Very good ambience and service in the bar and breakfast restaurant despite being the very start of the season. We chose to eat in town in the evenings, mainly to experience different cuisine but the hotel restaurant did look inviting. The Xelena is a little... More

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Additional Information about Xelena Deluxe Suites Hotel

Also Known As:
Xelena Deluxe Hotel El Calafate
Xelena Deluxe Hotel
Xelena Deluxe Suites Hotel El Calafate, Argentina - Patagonia
Address: Rene Favaloro 3548, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#14 Family Hotel in El Calafate
#14 Luxury Hotel in El Calafate
#32 Romantic Hotel in El Calafate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Xelena Deluxe Suites Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located just by the store of Lago Argentino in a setting of unparalleled natural beauty some of the most amazing landscapes of Patagonia, is Xelena Deluxe Suites Hotel. Comfort and warmth of this style, a perfect complement to enjoy any time of the year.The excellent cuisine, spa and hospitality each guest is entertained, surprise and delight everyone.Magnificent views of Lago Argentino, framed at the large Windows of its 71 suites, highly equipped where category details can be found in every corner, guarantee our guests a unique rest.From 30 m2 up to 125 m2. King size beds, LCD TV-32, DVD player, minibar, prívate Jacuzzi, exclusive amenities, WI-FI, electronic locks, safes, remote control opening curtains, two telephones per room, hair dryer, bathrobes, heating floor with individual control ... more   less 
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