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Cauquenes de Nimez
Ranked #25 of 70 Hotels in El Calafate
Certificate of Excellence
1 review
“Amazing stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2013

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 bubbles
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Thank 5west
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank TK_Traveler_101
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Krakow, Poland
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83 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank nomadeKrakow
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Breda, The Netherlands
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126 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank JohnHennie
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Bangkok, Thailand
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438 reviews
126 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 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 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Rudi M
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Settle, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Margaret C
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank AgaD00
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Additional Information about Cauquenes de Nimez

Property: Cauquenes de Nimez
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 ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#6 Best Value Hotel in El Calafate
#11 Romantic Hotel in El Calafate
#22 Family Hotel in El Calafate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Cauquenes de Nimez 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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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