Design Suites Calafate - El Calafate  4 stars

Calle 598 N°190, Playa Lago Argentino, El Calafate, Argentina, 54-02902  show mapSave
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 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Private swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Solarium

Turkish bath

Massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

Overview

Located in El Calafate, the five-star Design Suites Calafate is close to El Calafate Regional Museum and Glaciarium.

The hotel combines elegant decor with natural surroundings and modern comfort.

All 60 rooms feature cable or satellite TVs, mini-bars, safes, direct line phones and free Wi-Fi internet access.

The restaurant serves local and international cuisine. The bar welcomes to enjoy with an exclusive cocktails.

The business center offers meeting facilities. Free high-speed internet connection is available in public areas. There is a conference room for small groups.

The health club features sauna, steam bath, indoor heated swimming pools, gym and Jacuzzi. The Spa center provides massages and body treatments.

Year renovated   2007.  Number of rooms   60.

City Center El Calafate - 1.7 mi
Airports El Calafate (FTE) - 9.2 mi

Rooms

The hotel provides non-smoking rooms, as well as rooms and facilities for people with disabilities.

Standard rooms boast 28sqm of space, one queen or twin beds.

Junior suites have 35sqm of space and CD/DVD player.

Suites lake view feature panoramic view over the lake and 50sqm of space.

Suites Estepa view offer flat screen TVs, one double bed and incredible view to the mountains.

Baby cots are available and children under two stay free in existing beds.

Babysitting service is available.

Dining options

Complimentary buffet breakfast is available.

The restaurant is opened for breakfast and dinner, providing international menu and good selection of wines.

The bar offers a lot of light snacks and beverages.

Room service is available.

At the hotel Design Suites Calafate guests are invited to a buffet breakfast served for free. 

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Facilities

General
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free public hotel parking is possible on site.

Services
  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
Dining facilities
  • Bed and breakfast
  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Cafe
Meeting facilities
  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Printers
Children's facilities
  • Cribs/Baby cots
Leisure facilities
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Private swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Fitness center
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Library
  • Leisure/TV room
Room view
  • Garden view
  • Lake view
  • Lagoon view
Room facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dining room
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • In-room jacuzzi
Bathroom
  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Kitchen facilities
  • Kitchenette
Media
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Hi-Fi
  • Direct dial telephone
  • International calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock
Room decor
  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

from  3 pm

Check-Out

until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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The hotel provides non-smoking rooms, as well as rooms and facilities for people with disabilities.

Standard rooms boast 28sqm of space, one queen or twin beds.

Junior suites have 35sqm of space and CD/DVD player.

Suites lake view feature panoramic view over the lake and 50sqm of space.

Suites Estepa view offer flat screen TVs, one double bed and incredible view to the mountains.

Baby cots are available and children under two stay free in existing beds.

Babysitting service is available.

Twin Room
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Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double Bed or Queen Size bed
Size: 305 sq. feet

Standard Room

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    Bed type: Queen Size bed or Twin beds or Double Bed
    Size: 485 sq. feet
    View: Lake view

    Steppe Suite

    Room facilities
      Junior Suite
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      Design Suites Calafate Junior Suite
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      Design Suites Calafate Junior Suite Suite
      Design Suites Calafate Junior Suite
      Bed type: Queen or Twin beds or 1 Single bed or Double Bed
      Size: 485 sq. feet
      View: Lake view, Lagoon view

      Classic Junior Suite

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        What's nearby

        Popular areas
        • Libertador Avenue
          1.4 mi
        • Bus Station
          1.6 mi
        • City Center
          1.7 mi
        • Isla Solitaria (Lonesome Island)
          2.1 mi
        • Puerto Irma Ruines
          5.7 mi
        Marina
        • Nimez Lagoon
          4000 ft
        • Argentinean Lake
          4600 ft

        Local Attractions

        • Centro de Interpretacion Historica
          1.1 mi
          brown 1050, El Calafate
        • Glaciarium
          1.4 mi
          Camino al Glaciar Perito Moreno a 6 km de El Calafate, El Calafate
        • Cerro Fitz Roy
          1.7 mi
          El ChaltenArgentina
        • Intendencia Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
          1.7 mi
          Avda del Libertador 1302, El Calafate
        • Calafate Fishing
          1.7 mi
          Avenida del Libertador 1826, El Calafate
        Getting there.

        El Calafate Airport is 20.7km from the hotel and free airport transportation is possible.

        Head east on Acceso A Aeropuerto El Calafate toward RP 11. Turn right onto RP 11. Slight right onto Avenue Jorge Newbery. Take the first right onto Günter Plüschow. Slight left onto Calle 605. Continue onto Calle 80. The hotel will be on the right.

        Design Suites Calafate Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Design Suites Calafate

        Individual guest reviews

        • Single

          The hotel was designed very well and the room was very comfortable. Had a great view of the lake, nice facilities and food.

          The only complaint I had was I communicated with the hotel via email before I arrived and asked them to book the glacier walk for me before I got there an thought it was done, but once I arrived it apparently wasn'T. I had to go into town and book it myself, a day later than I wanted.

          • Average rating
            8.2
        • Single

          Very clean, with very nice view and great room.

          A llittle too far from the city center.

          • Average rating
            9.2
        • Group of friends

          This was anything but a junior suite. At the beginning we even had a room without air conditioning and around 30 degrees C. Only after complaining they changed our room. Still not bigger but at least AC

          • Average rating
            5.8
        • Couple

          The hotel is beautiful and offers a wonderful view of the lake

          The staff were not as friendly as I would hope, especially for the price relative to other hotels in the area.

          • Average rating
            8.2
        • Couple

          Good service, Nice atmosphere, and a great view on the lake

          A lot of rubbish alongside the street towards the hotel

          • Average rating
            7.0
        • Couple

          Best hotel structure but bad employee Why do we need to pay more 21% tax

          • Average rating
            5.8
        • Couple

          The Look of the Hotel is nice plus the location

          The Staff were extremly unfriendly. The room was extremly hot (35 degrees) and no airconditioning available in any of the rooms. Also only one of the windows was possible to be openend very slightly. I heard a lot of other guest complaining about this but no reaction from the hotel. The water in the room was not drinkable but no complementary water was given to the guests. The shower was broken but no reaction from the hotel. In the eating area guests were aloud to smoke during meal times. The bedroom had old carpet in the room which is not very nice when you are allergic to dust mites. All in all this was the worse hotel I stayed in during my trip to Patagonia. They seam to think, having a nice designed hotel in a beautiful location is enough to make every guest happy. They want a lot of money for very little service. I would not recommend for anyone to stay there.

          • Average rating
            3.8
        • Group of friends

          We had some technical problems in the room, but the staff tried to solve these problem as fast as possible. Great atmosphere with a spectacle and superb kitchen.

          • Average rating
            8.2
        • Couple

          The view from the room was spectacular, with nothing in the way between us and the lake and the mountains. It really makes up for the fact that the hotel is located far away from town (free shuttle is available at night). Pool and sauna are also good.

          The hotel does look a little worn in some places, but that's really not much of a problem. Breakfast is soso. Jacuzzi in bathroom didn't work.

          • Average rating
            9.6
        • Couple

          The view on the lake was like a dream.

          They need to get the restaurant filled with guests. This is not the case now since it is too expensive.

          • Average rating
            8.2
        • Group of friends

          The price you pay is way to much for the quality you get

          • Average rating
            4.4
        • Older travelers

          Very special hotel - lots of attention to a lot of things - but lack of it for many details as well... Overall however a very positive experience!

          There is a shuttle bus in the evening... But although we were at the appointed spot well in time did not get picked up - probably changed the route as we saw the van passing on the mainroad.... Hotel refused to talk about it and reimburse the taxi...

          • Average rating
            7.0
        • Couple

          Wonderful view of Lake Argentino

          Very poor service,the staff are noto guest oriented , not smiling , not say by bye aytime !!!! The junior Suite are normal room size , interiors design amenites like normal room.The pool and spa aerea service not well maintend and dirty !!! The coffie at brekfast it's orrible ,we change 12 hotel in Argentina and this wa the awafull one in the mean time the most expensive !!! Hotel it's 10 min by car from the center taxi transfer around 30 pesos, and shuttel service only from 6 pm till 12 pm. Bar ,restauramt,lounge reception are only in one room area , that it's not so pretty !!!

          • Average rating
            4.2
        • Single

          Great location, view, staff

          Standard room = no view (need suite or higher for view)

          • Average rating
            10.0
        • Couple

          This is probably one of the fine hotels in El-Calafate- its hard to find a good one... We liked the view from the room...

          Old rooms- need to ask specifically to be in the Lago side for better view. We didnt find the design we expected in the room (more like a 20 years old hotel)

          • Average rating
            7.8
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