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Cauquenes de Nimez
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   303 n.79 Zona de Chacras, El Calafate 9405, Argentina   |  
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Ranked #14 of 71 Hotels in El Calafate
1 review
“Amazing stay”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at this hosteeia for a few days on our trip through Argentina. We arrived late after a tiring journey and were greatest by wonderful staff who were extremely efficient and helpful with our numerous questions. The rooms were spacious and comfortable. The hosteria itself relaxing and homely, and the location was beautiful! its a short walk to town, although we hardly went in as we were exhausted at the end of very active days! I Loved every minute of my stay and would recommend this to my friends and family.
Thank you!

  • Stayed April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

The good:
+friendly staff who were extremely helpful with everything we asked
+tea service between 5 and 6pm
+close to the beautiful lake
+comfortable rooms

The could be improved:
-Our boxed lunch from them was awful--don't order it
-This hotel is further outside of town than we initially thought. To the town center is a good 10-15 minute walk. It is nice being removed from the hustle and bustle of town, but be aware that eating dinner out will involve a walk!

  • Stayed March 2013, 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Krakow, Poland
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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

If you are looking for a home in Patagonia, book a room in Cauquenes de Nimez. Perfect location close to the Argentinian Lake, birds sanctuary just in proximity, walking distance from the city centre. The master and mistress of the house very hearty and helpful

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Breda, The Netherlands
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102 reviews 102 reviews
28 hotel reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

We stayed 4 nights in this hotel. Not everything was perfect. The rooms aren’t big, there is only one slow toaster for the whole breakfast room. But: staff and Juana in particular made our stay very personal and almost as ‘home’. We stayed in several hotels in Argentina but in none of them we felt as welcome as in Cauquenes de Nimez. Thanks Juana! And remember Juana: beautiful legs are ‘moeï biên’!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Bangkok, Thailand
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

This was the perfect place for our needs in Patagonia during the summer season. Centrally located a couple of blocks north of the main street, the B&B is also close to the lakeside nature reserve, which invites for strolls in the morning or evening if you have a spare hour or two. The rooms are clean and functional and meet all basic requirements. The staff are incredibly knowledgable and helpful. Breakfast and dinner are delicious, most of all don't miss the nice afternoon tea with the home made treats! This is a home away from home and I would go back without a second thought!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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Settle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

We spent a few nights here on our trip in Argentina, the people were very welcoming, friendly and helpful. The room was very comfortable. The setting was lovely, over looking the lake and it was very peaceful, well apart from the wind we had on one day, but that was not down to the hotel! A short walk into town where there were lovely places to eat. A very enjoyable stay. Thank you.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 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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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

I love this place,the location, the view over the lake and flamingos, the food and the staff - everything creates an amazing atmosphere. I wish I could stay longer. I did not want to leave El Calafate. This place is highly recommended you will not regret staying at Cauquenes de Nimez.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled solo
    • 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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Address: 303 n.79 Zona de Chacras, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
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Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in El Calafate
#14 Romantic Hotel in El Calafate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Cauquenes de Nimez 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated by Nimez Lake, in el Calafate ecological Reserve, surrounded by cauquenes, swans and flamingos, we find Cauquenes de Nimez, Hostería Patagónica. Personally run by its owners, with 12 rooms, a quiet living room and a warm dining room, it is the perfect environment for enjoying a typical southern meal and reviving the traditional Patagonian spirit that during the beginning of the past century captivated so many pioneers and travelers. ... more   less 
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Cauquenes De Nimez El Calafate, Argentina - Patagonia

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