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Kalenshen

Lionel Terray 50, El Chalten 9301, Argentina
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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White Plains, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

when we arrived we were told we got an apt.! No one helped us locate the apt.which was in a different building. To say we were disappointed is an understatement. The apt.was depressing, dark and smelly. The plaster wall next to the bed was disintegrating. There was one bare light bulb in the center of the room making visibility very... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Great location to make your base for hiking in El Chalten. Nice hotel has an old rustic feel. Clean rooms are a little small, however are adequate for getting a good night's rest. The twin beds were comfortable and the room was warm. Plenty of hot water for a nice shower or bath after a wonderful day of hiking. Staff... More 

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SLC
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We stayed here for 3 days with our Andes Adventures tour. Our room was right next to the pool and opened onto someones back yard. The room was fine, I liked that the floor was all tile so that we could do some laundry and not have to worry about drips on the carpet. The bathtub worked well, (not like... More 

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119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

its an ok place to stay if you will be out for the day. the room is kind of small, and poorly ventilated even with the window open. th beds isn't the most comfortable ones so you won't spend time sleeping. the shower is ok, nothing to report. the restaurant isn't part although it's in the hotel. the wifi works... More 

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Armenia, Colombia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I stayed at the Kalenshen hotel for 3 days. Their are a number of reasons I am giving them a negative review. First they tried to move us to their cheaper, sister hotel, The Fitz Roy Hosteria, that smelled horrible without any compensation. After my friend bothered them for a while they gave us lesser rooms than we booked at... More 

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Singapore
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

We were a little apprehensive at first after reading mixed reviews, but all that apprehension went away when we arrived Kalenshen at El Chalten. The main lobby is very clean with wood finishing. To our pleasant surprise, we were given an apartment. The apartment was perfect for our 5 night stay! It was spotless, really clean. And has a bedroom,... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

This hotel has a decent location but it has a terrible sewer smell coming from the bathroom drains. Must need a new septic tank. Also has a window between bedroom and bathroom so no privacy. Weird. Pool was dirty. Sauna not working. Decent breakfast. Friendly staff. Small odd rooms. Very hot rooms and windows wouldn't stay open unless wedged.

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Lynnwood, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

As you'd expect in Argentina, the staff are friendly, and the views from pretty much anywhere in El Chalten are stunning. The Kalenshen was a comfortable place to stay, and in easy walking distance to Los Glaciares, so we just walked out from the hotel, hiked our 14-mile loop, and ended up back at the hotel. Of all of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We loved our stay at Kalenshen. We are a family of 5 (2 adults and 3 kids), and had initially booked 2 rooms. However, they put us in the one-bedroom apartments, for 4 people. After one night, we realized that we could all fit in the one-bedroom apartment, and they accepted to rent only one apartment, thus dividing the cost... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

El Chalten is a town for staying at the hotel only at night, Having a good place were you are going to lay down after a good walking in the wonderful surrounding, such as Fitz Roy Mountain, La Torre Laguna, and other beautiful places that are in the area. Kalenshen hotel's owner and his staff were the best for our... More 

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Address: Lionel Terray 50, El Chalten 9301, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Chalten
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 27
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