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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 29 December 2011

The hotel has a great design and wonderful views to the lake. The rooms and bath are large and well equipped but we had noise from the room next to us. Each time our neighbour used the toilet we had the noise in our room. Really disturbing!

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dubai
Reviewed 24 December 2011

good hotel overall but very mixed. the views are amazing, the rooms are nice, and the staff are friendly. but its very noisy - you hear noise from all the rooms around you simultaneously. the food is only satisfactory, and its a long cold walk into town.

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Alexandria
Reviewed 23 December 2011

Upon arrival, we were greeted with a glass of champagne before we started check in. The restaurant is gourmet; expect class and quality, not quantity. The "lunch boxes" prepared for excursions can be made at half the cost by going to one of several grocery stores on the main road in town. The hotel is about a mile from town,...

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NY
Reviewed 17 December 2011

We stayed in a "Junior Suite at Design Suites for 3 nights in early December. The "junior suite" in reality is a large room with a magnificent view of the lake. Pros Beautiful view of the lake Comfortable room Shuttle bus to town (evenings only). Nice Pool Decent Breakfast Buffet Cons The Room: Has signs advising you not to drink...

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Marseille, France
Reviewed 15 December 2011

Si la vue sur le lac a du charme, l'hôtel est loin de tout et surtout dans un état peu conforme à ce qu'on peut attendre de ce type d'établissement. Mauvaise conception ? Mauvais entretient ? En tout état de cause les problèmes de chauffage/climatisation/aération tuent toute envie d’y prolonger son séjour. Les mouches et la piètre qualité du petit...

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London
Reviewed 11 December 2011

Stayed here for 2 nights. After a 3 hour flight from BA to what feels like the end of the world it was lovely to arrive here and savour the stunning view Lake Argentino from our room. Reading previous negative posts I do understand the thin walls issue although I can say it didn't affect our stay. Also the ventilation...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 9 December 2011

pro: interesting design, beautiful views, nice heated pool with gym facilities, great artwork that you can buy, friendly staff. cons: for a place called designs suites, very poorly designed. the walls are paper thin, at night, we heard the entire conversations of our neighbors and they were speaking at a normal volume. we had zero ventilation in our room. i'm...

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DesignSuitesBUE, Director Comercial at Design Suites Calafate, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate very much your comments, which help us to improve our standards of service. We want to express our most sincere apologies for the mentioned disadvantages and regret that you have a bad impression of our hotel. In this regard, we have acted accordingly to your comments, and want to let you know that the necessary adjustments...

New York
Reviewed 8 December 2011

I saw pictures of the magnificent views of the hotel and immediately booked this place. Pros: - You are greeted with champagne. Nice touch. - The standard rooms have jacuzzis - Heated pool, about 5' deep. The heat fogs up the glass windows though, so don't expect to have a view while in the pool Cons: - Bad ventilation: It...

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DesignSuitesBUE, Director Comercial at Design Suites Calafate, responded to this review

Dear Guest; Thank you for taking the time to write your comments about your experience at our hotel. Your feedback is very important to us, and your experience is definitely a great opportunity for us! Please receive my apologies for the inconveniences with the sheets and blankets we usually check this to assure you receive the best but we obviously...

Herndon, VA
Reviewed 29 November 2011

Stayed at the design suites. The pool was nice and also there is a shuttle to and from downtown which was convenient. The breakfast was decent but the best feature of the hotel is the sweeping views of the massive lake just outside. My room also had a huge floor to ceiling picture window and a jacuzzi. Staying outside the...

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DesignSuitesBUE, Director Comercial at Design Suites Calafate, responded to this review

Dear Guest; Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts about your experience at Design Suites. It is always a great motivation to learn we can make a guest feel welcome and enjoy a relaxing atmosphere and tranquil moments. We hope to welcome you again in the near future!! Best regards,

Houston
Reviewed 3 November 2011

Wether you are in your room, your shower or having breakfast, you have the most unobstructed view of the lake and mountains of what I believe all of El Calafate's hotels. It is magnificent and it is what makes this hotel what it is. We drove around the town and I didn't see a hotel that could have had a...

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DesignSuitesBUE, Director Comercial at Design Suites Calafate, responded to this review

Dear Guest; Thank you very much for taking the time to share your perspective about your stay at Design Suites. It was a pleasure to serve you and it is most rewarding to learn you enjoyed your stay with us. I hope to welcome you on your next stay!! All the best.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated about one mile from El Calafate downtown, the Design Suites Calafate is an excellent choice for guests who seek tranquility during their holidays.This boutique hotel is located in the upper area of the Nimes Peninsula, where you can admire the low vegetation, hills and lake invite during a pleasant walk. If you want to visit the city, the hotel offers a shuttle to downtown on a regular basis.As a guest of the Design Suites Calafate, you will have free access to the heated pool, sauna and gym. In addition, the hotel provides a health club and spa treatments in order to optimize your relaxation during your stay.A restaurant and a bar provide meals and drinks from the morning until late at night. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Design Suites Calafate

Address: Calle 598 Numero 190 | Playa Lago Argentino, El Calafate, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Price Range: $141 - $279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Design Suites Calafate 4.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Design Suites Calafate Hotel El Calafate
Design Hotel El Calafate
Design Hotel Calafate
Hotel Style:
#5 Spa Hotel in El Calafate
#12 Luxury Hotel in El Calafate
#31 Romantic Hotel in El Calafate
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“Go for a Junior suite for the best lake views from your room!”
 of 5 bubbles sergiot138, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Avoid the lower level in warm weather, ask for lake view.”
 of 5 bubbles FellowTaveler2, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Air conditioning and Lake view”
 of 5 bubbles Falfield, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The lake view rooms are the best and specially the corner suites”
 of 5 bubbles 275franciscog, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get the lake-view room as it's worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles BerthaC23, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
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