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“Well located” 3 of 5 stars
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Hotel Sierra Nevada
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Av. Del Libertador 1888, El Calafate CP 9405, Argentina   |  
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Ranked #28 of 71 Hotels in El Calafate
Berlin, Germany
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43 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Well located”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

We spent three days there in the beggining of January. The hotel is situated 10-15 minutes walking from the city center. But there is a great restaurant next to it which I highly recommend. There is also a small bakery just across the street. Prices for laundry are good too. Breakfast is average, the fruit salad didn't taste fresh. You can use their bikes to ride around Costanera, a calm avenue by the lake. The down sides would be the carpet floors. As I am alergic that didn't work for me. My room in particular smelled like smoke and as it is located in a very green area be aware of insects and spiders in and out of the room.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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IGNACIOBELLINI, Manager at Hotel Sierra Nevada, responded to this review, January 23, 2013
We aprecciate your feed back we are working to improve our service every day. Smoking is not allowed in the hotel, but we have guests who still do, we apologize for that.

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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ghent, Belgium
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

Very good hotel, spacious rooms with classic furniture.Well maintained garden. Friendly staff, good location. The restaurant is ok but not contemporary. We had a pleasant stay. The hotel deserves 1 extra star in its rating !

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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IGNACIOBELLINI, Manager at Hotel Sierra Nevada, responded to this review, December 28, 2012
We apreciate your feedback.

Happy New Year

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london
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24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

I stayed here for 3 nights. The hotel is lovely, only a 3 star but really good service.A nice self-service breakfast and pleasant staff. It's a 5 minute walk to the shops, along the main road with a good local restaurant next door. Beautiful views of the garden, adequate sized rooms and a nice bathroom. Perfect for this cute little place.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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IGNACIOBELLINI, Manager at Hotel Sierra Nevada, responded to this review, December 26, 2012
We appreciate your feedback.

Merry Christmas

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

We stayed for three nights in this hotel. It was a very quiet location with a pleasant garden. The room was spacious and light but sadly lacking storage. There were no shelves or drawers to store anything so we had to live out of our suitcases. Breakfast was limited and poorly serviced. Dinner in the restaurant was good on the night we ate there. The service was good. Although on the main street it is a good 20 minutes walk from the centre of town, and the footways where they exist, are in a dreadful condition. Best not to walk in the dark. It is definitely not a hotel for people with mobility problems as it is on a sloping site and as you move through the hotel to the bedrooms there are a lot of unavoidable steps.
If visiting again we would probably try a find a hotel nearer the restaurants and shops.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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IGNACIOBELLINI, Gerente at Hotel Sierra Nevada, responded to this review, December 18, 2012
We appreciate your feedback. Sorry for the inconvenience during your stay, we are working to not happen again.
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London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

This hotel has good size rooms and is located about a 20 minute walk from the centre. Breakfast was a buffet, with somewhat cold scrambled egg. We eat in the hotel one evening and it was of a good standard. Staff were helpful and we got a good exchange rate ion the dollar. Each room has a safe and wifi. Our room looked out over a very nice garden. It could do with being a bit closer to town. Lost the heating one evening but once told they fixed it, which was good as this was a Sunday evening. Recommended

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Hamburg, Germany
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

Nothing special about this hotel, but it is good value for money. The location is nice - close to Lago Argentina. The rooms are clean and have a nice view. The breakfast is okay.
The staff is very friendly. There is a bar for an evenining drink.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

How much time you spend in a hotel has a big impact on how you rate it. If all you do is turn up, sleep, eat breakfast and go out again, it has to be pretty impressive to make an impact, and it is easy to sound as if you are damning with faint praise. We weren't in El Calafate for long, and we were out early most days to see the glaciers, and chose to explore the town and eat out in the evenings. Having said all that, the Sierra Nevada, which was booked for us by Imagine Latin America, who put together our holiday, was well situated within walking distance of the town centre, the rooms were spotless, and the bed (to us Brits) was huge. Until I worked out that you could turn down the heating, it was actually too hot, but I'd rather have it that way than the other. Like others who have stayed here, I was puzzled by the 'hump' on the way to our rooms, up and down a short flight of stairs, which was a pain with cases. The staff were professional and polite, but we didn't have that much to do with them. Breakfast was OK, without anything to make it stand out, and the most interesting thing about the hotel was the book about the local aviation pioneer that I read some of in snatches while waiting for our minbuses. So; nothing really outstanding, but equally, it did exactly what you want a hotel to do, and it is easy to underrate that.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Av. Del Libertador 1888, El Calafate CP 9405, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #28 of 71 Hotels in El Calafate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Sierra Nevada 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
Hosteria Sierra Nevada Hotel El Calafate
Hotel Sierra Nevada El Calafate, Argentina - Patagonia

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