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“Rooms view the lake, it's perfect” 4 of 5 stars
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Rochester Hotel Calafate
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Av del Libertador General San Martin 3614, El Calafate 9405, Argentina (Formerly Elan Hotel)   |  
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Ranked #20 of 71 Hotels in El Calafate
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Miami Beach, Florida
1 review
“Rooms view the lake, it's perfect”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

The rooms are clean and spectacular!! well furnished.
the breakfast is excellent and adequate dinner.
The lobby Bar it's perfect place to relax after a long day hiking.
The staff were super attentive, assisting with organising car hire for us.
Would definitely go back.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Buenos Aires
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

We reserved a room with lake view, somewhat more expensive, but had a special deal with dinner included. This is very convenient, as the hotel is far from Calafate, although there is free shuttle service every hakf an hour, starting at 5 p.m., but in the morning you have to walk to town (about 45 to 60 minutes), take a taxi or of course you can be picked up, if you go on an excursion. Rooms are very nicely furnished, the bathroom is well equipped, the personnel is extremely friemdly and helpful, the view from the garden is beautiful. Breakfast has a great choice of foods, jams and juices not the best quality, but in general it is satisfactory, specially the bread selection is excellent. The dinner menu has three choices of main course, the food is acceptable, but not gourmet cooking. There is a good selection of wines.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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Columbia, South Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

I came for vacation Serena I liked it alot the rooms are great, I felt great its a family ambience with a beatiful garden and a good breakfast with alot of fruits coffee place drinks and great food and affordable prices !!!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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Caracas, Venezuela
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

very good, excellent,very nice really beautiful hotel, well located with frontline staff, to be my first visit to this hotel really I have no complaints whatsoever about it, I recommend it to anyone looking for quality and excellence at low costs do not miss this wonderful hotel, I assure you will not be disappointed and esperro back in the near future..

  • Stayed December 2012, 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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Austin, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Although the rooms and lobby area were very nice, the location was a problem. Although they do have a shuttle, there are very limited hours, undependable service and space on the shuttle, and to get a taxi you have to either call a taxi to come to the hotel or in town you have to go to a taxi stand to get to the hotel. The reception staff were very kind but rather inept. Breakfast was great and the view of the Lago Argentina was terrific.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Ventas, Director Comercial at Rochester Hotel Calafate, responded to this review, January 16, 2013
We would to thank you for sending us your comments as they do help us to improve our service, and they also allow us to customize it to guests’ needs and expectations.
Moreover, and in order to offer a better service day after day, we are currently working with a renowned consulting group (E.G.A) specialized in guest satisfaction issues
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Seattle, Washington
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

We arrived tired in Calafate but it was worth it they treated us very well!!!!!
in loved the excurcion fishing and we saw the glaciers, the lagoons and the mountain peak !!!!!!
thank all the people in the hotel!!!!!!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Miami Beach, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

The room was nice, spacious, comfortable and very clean.
The lobby was a very nice place and free internet.
Great buffet breakfast and the dinner menu was excellent.
The staff was really friendly and helpful .
thank !!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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Additional Information about Rochester Hotel Calafate

Address: Av del Libertador General San Martin 3614, El Calafate 9405, Argentina (Formerly Elan Hotel)
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#14 Romantic Hotel in El Calafate
#19 Family Hotel in El Calafate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rochester Hotel Calafate 3.5*
Number of rooms: 50
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Rochester Hotel Calafate is the most southern Hotel of the RH chain. Over the 11th Road which leads to the National Park of Glaciers, three floors, 50 rooms with great views to the argentine Lake and to the Patagonian hills. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Rh Rochester Calafate Hotel El Calafate
Elan Hotel El Calafate
Rochester Hotel Calafate El Calafate, Argentina - Patagonia

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