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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here one quick night (arrived around 8 PM and left the next morning). The front desk was very friendly when we checked in. The common areas seem more updated/modern than the rooms. We thought it would be nice to stay at a place with a view of the lake...after doing tours of the area, the view is not... More 

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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Can't fault hotel with excellent staff and facilities. However if staying in Calafate in winter again I would look for somewhere closer to the centre. Having said that, they do have an hourly shuttle in the evenings and the trip using local taxis is inexpensive.

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3 reviews
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Excelent service no doubt. About the transfer are very nice. The staff are excellent and very nice, always ready to help. The breakfast could be better for a 4 star hotel, but it's tasty enough. The main issue is the bathroom. Needs ventilation and sound isolation. If you take a number 2 you fill the room with its scent and... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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157 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We were sent to this hotel by a travel agency. If i had a choice, i would stay closer to downtown. The hotel has a transfer every hour, but it starst at 5PM, so if you wanna go in the mornig, you have to pay a taxi. And, at night, when we wanted to come back to the hotel, the... More 

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Lonon
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103 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Got a very good rate here, and it's a very nice new feeling hotel. The rooms are large, clean and comfortable. There's nice social areas in the hotel too. The thing that really lets it down is the worst wifi I've ever had at any hotel anywhere. Painfully slow - like ten minutes to load any sort of webpage. You... More 

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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

i will start with the good - very nice service! reception was great - helpful - knew good English - and really nice people. the property is very nice as well. But: 1. far away from the center - not walking distance 2. shuttles from the hotel are small (15 can ride) and only once an hour from 17-23 so... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for nice hotel, good food and free wifi this hotel is for you. It's far from the center of the city, but they have a bus every hour. The only thing for me that was a negative point is that the division between rooms are made with dry walls, so I could hear everything that was... More 

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Hanover, New Hampshire
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10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

I recommend the Rochester Calafate and would happily stay here again despite the minor issues I have noted at the end of this post. Positives: 1) This hotel is beautiful - it feels very new and reflects Patagonia in its design and decor. The view from the hotel is also very nice. 2) My room was comfortable and clean and... More 

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poole
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167 reviews
88 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

I stayed here with my son for 2 nights at about £45 per night through hotels.com. It's a small but adequate hotel. On the plus side excellent breakfast, friendly staff, nice lounge areas and a happy hour which seemed to do cheaper drinks between 18.00 and 20.00. The dinner menu was limited but excellent food in nice surroundings, especially the... More 

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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2015

I arrived at the very tail end of the season, and this review is written for others who may choose to visit when the whole tourist thing is not in full swing. In a nutshell, the hotel is essentially fairly basic, pleasant enough, clean - but little things like cushions being left on the floor by the maid service rather... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rochester Hotel Calafate is the most southern Hotel of the RH chain. Over the 11th Road which leads to the National Park of Glaciers, three floors, 50 rooms with great views to the argentine Lake and to the Patagonian hills. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rochester Hotel Calafate

Address: Av del Libertador General San Martin 3614, El Calafate 9405, Argentina (Formerly Elan Hotel)
Region: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Price Range: €80 - €671 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rochester Hotel Calafate 3.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Rh Rochester Calafate Hotel El Calafate
Elan Hotel El Calafate
Hotel Style:
#13 Romantic Hotel in El Calafate
#15 Family Hotel in El Calafate
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“Rooms in front the lake are quieter”
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