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Cape Town
Reviewed 14 September 2009

Firstly, the arrival over the impossibly blue Rio Santa Cruz was amazing. The tiny airport was welcoming and a taxi was really easy to find (just next to the tiny luggage carousel is a lady who will fix you up in no time). A 25 minute trip from the airport and we were deposited in front of the Xelena Deluxe...

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Steyr, Austria
Reviewed 16 March 2009

Very cosy hotel with perfect view over the lake. Nice spa with sauna. Has heated outdoor pool, too A little bit out of town, but we had a rental car. On the other hand is is not too far to walk. Very friendly staff.

1Thank langoli
Reviewed 5 February 2009

The hotel is located in a pleasant position overlooking the lake. Transport to the centre of town is provided free of charge by shuttle bus and takes 10 minues. The hotel comes equipped with gym, swimming pool and restaurant / bar. the hotel has been recently built to a very high standard and the best thing is undoubtedly the size...

1Thank YosemitefansIreland
Sao Paulo
Reviewed 24 January 2009

After a few weeks in hostels and guesthouses Xelena was a lovely splurge- although we had a special offer which made it more affordable. Massive bedroom and bed, all mod cons including dvd player (and dvds to borrow- why don't ALL decent hotels offer this?) amazing views over the lake, both from our room and the cool indoor/outdoor pool. Fantastic...

1Thank Tombrasil
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 26 May 2008

We stayed at the Xelena during our honeymoon and absolutely loved it! The room was enormous, with beautiful views over the lake. The place was spotless, the bed really comfortable and the shower powerful. Breakfast was great - lots of choice of pastries and breads, fruit, cold meats and cheeses, fruit and good coffee. There is free Internet access in...

2Thank Rud_Annamh
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 10 May 2008

I stayed at this hotel one week ago and the experience was overall pretty good. Because of the low season at El Calafate the hotel services weren't as much as they promoted them on their web site. The positive: really spacious hotel, nice hallways, magnificent views from the rooms, good bathrooms, comfortable bed, nice pool and whirlpool. The room was...

1Thank Darnok
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2008

just spent a few days in the xelena, and to be honest i have nothing bad to say about this hotel. there are certainly a few things which could be improved on, but they aren't the ones that matter most. To start with the positives, the rooms are clean, comfortable and big enough. The service is impeccable, and the people...

1Thank shrapnel
Murren, Switzerland
Reviewed 26 February 2008

This was out of town but its only a $5 cab ride or a twenty minute walk. Very nice rooms and excellent laundry service. Great views over the lake and a good spa facility with pool. Designed into the hillside the architect may have got the layout slightly upside down as the public rooms did not enjoy any of the...

1Thank weemacs
Boulder, CO
Reviewed 19 December 2007

We just returned from our Patagonia vacation. We stayed at the Xelena hotel for three nights and generally enjoyed this hotel. We were greeted with a glass of champagne and chocolate upon our arrival. We had to switch rooms due to being put in a room with 2 beds rather than one king and the wind was howling through the...

2Thank HourPower
Reviewed 10 November 2007

Really enjoyed our stay in the Xelena. We stayed 4 nights in the hotel. The staff couldn't have been more helpful and friendly. We were disappointed that the pool was closed but otherwise we throughly enjoyed our stay. The breakfast was excellent and we had the most fabulous view of the lake from our room. Would love to return!

1Thank maureen400

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quiet and majestic, Argentine Lake grants Xelena Hotel & Suites Hotel that peculiar elegance and beauty conveyed by the Patagonian spirit. A high caliber proposal designed for guests to enjoy the best landscapes of Argentine Patagonia, at all times of the year. Confort and warmth define the Hotel`s personality and make the perfect match with the personalized attention and services that it offers its guests. The hotel counts on a Spa, boutique, gourmet areas and function rooms for social and business events. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Xelena Hotel & Suites

Address: Rene Favaloro 3548, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Price Range: €116 - €294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Xelena Hotel & Suites 4*
Number of rooms: 71
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Also Known As:
Xelena Deluxe Hotel El Calafate
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in El Calafate
#5 Business Hotel in El Calafate
#6 Luxury Hotel in El Calafate
#11 Family Hotel in El Calafate
#22 Romantic Hotel in El Calafate
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“Choose the suites on the second and third floor, they are the newest.”
 of 5 bubbles fpav, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“lower floors closer to waterfront”
 of 5 bubbles jcsrivrad, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If one must stay here, ensure you have a lake view.”
 of 5 bubbles courtenay37, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Lake view rooms at the front”
 of 5 bubbles Kriselda, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Stay away if you want a luxury experience!!! Supposedly ranked five star!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles Samba0397, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
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