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Kalenshen Hotel - Cerro Calafate

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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1,947 reviews
64 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

To be honest the hotel was fine for a one night stop over before a flight back to Buenos Aires - it is about 15 minute walk from the main town. Room was comfortable and service very good. As it was the end of the season they even allowed up to keep the room till 3.30pm well after the usual... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is broken. Bubble bath in 'spa'. Broken. Sauna out of order. Pool (mini) filthy. Shower in spa, fragmented. Wifi in hotel 60% of the time offline. Breakfast only sweet and no fresh juices or fruit. Service and beds are ok. You can hear your neighbors. Not worth the money.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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46 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I stayed at this hotel for two nights with my family, we booked two rooms for the four of us (however one would have been enough since the rooms that were given to us had two double beds, but we didn't know that until we got there). The hotel is right at the entrace of the city, it is about... More 

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Manchester
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81 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights. Arrived early but no effort made to make the room available earlier, so left bags and walked around the town. Hotel is a good walk out of town up the hill. Paid £50/night for 2 nights including tax. Probably overpriced. Breakfast OK apart from the coffee.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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103 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We stayed only one night. Its a nice 2.5/ 3 stars Hotel, comfortable beds and quite cheap. The location was a bit tricky, it took us a while to find the place. This is a typical HJ, like the ones in the US, a motel type, but comfortable enough to spend one or two nights.

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

El Calafate was not in our itinerary for the trip in Argentina, but the father of the owner of the hotel gave us that wonderful opportunity to be there and go to Perito Moreno Glacier. We cannot be more grateful to them. They arrange our last two night in El Calafate, as part of the booking we had in El... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

We booked this Howard Johnson thinking that it was the best in town looking at the pictures and what the hotel claimed. Not the case, the spa wasn't working for 3 days, the internet did not work in our room on the second floor and the TV had only 2 kind of working channels. The room was very basic. There... More 

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Ushuaia, Argentina
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

It's a nice hotel, but when we got there I think they a had a certain of unfortunate events...we arrived during a festival of the town, and the cleaning didn't get early, they all decided to stay late sleeping I think, so the people from the hotel had to apologize with us several times because our room was not ready... More 

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Gatineau Canada
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51 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

This hotel was booked by a tour organizer in Canada. I would never have booked that. It stands in the middle of nowhere. There is no view to be appreciated. The breakfast was almost non existent and a good source of Tang orange drink...We had a room on ground level at the back of the hotel. At night, the food... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
1 review
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2009

There are no views to be had from this hotel hidden behind the garish property in front. But the staff was kind and accommodating, with a good breakfast buffet and basic rooms.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Kalenshen Hotel - Cerro Calafate

Address: Villa Parque Los Glaciares, El Calafate 9405, Argentina (Formerly Howard Johnson Hotel Cerro Calafate)
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Price Range: $52 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kalenshen Hotel - Cerro Calafate 3*
Number of rooms: 77
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Cerro Calafate
Howard Johnson El Calafate
Howard Johnson Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires Howard Johnson
Kalenshen Hotel - Cerro Calafate El Calafate, Argentina - Patagonia
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#6 Best Value Hotel in El Calafate
#9 Spa Hotel in El Calafate
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