Alto Calafate Hotel
Large modern hotel in a peaceful natural setting overlooking Lago Argentino, with a low-key, distinctively Patagonian elegance.
The Alto Calafate Hotel is a large, modern hotel with a distinctively Patagonian appearance, situated on a peaceful hilltop on the outskirts of El Calafate. Its style could be described as low-key elegance, featuring simple, high quality furnishings and earthy colours that harmonise with, rather than overpower, the subtle shades of the wilderness skies and landscapes outside.
The chalet-style building has around 100 spacious and well-equipped guestrooms, each decorated in neutral shades. Many have magnificent lake views. There is also a bar, restaurant, and a spa complete with a heated pool from which you can gaze through floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows across the steppe and Lago Argentino to the mountains beyond.
What our clients say
97% of our clients rated their experience with us as Excellent or Good.
A bit out but shuttle is efficient.MK, Orkney
Again, great setting/views and again, much preferred our choice than a downtown based hotel as first recommended. Good shuttle service. Good room.CS, London
really nice positioned hotel but 3 km from town. but had hotel bus every hour to transport to town. wonderful views and good restaurant.LM, Stowmarket
Good facilities all round - rooms, pool etc. Shuttle to town is ok. Breakfasts are somewhat underwhelmingPC, London
Great but you need to use the complimentary bus service to get to and from townFA Preston
"The hotel needs an outdoor area to sit in - it was very sunny while we were there. Pool and poolside area were very overheated. Restaurant a bit pricey."LT, London
Is generally a very good hotel, but starting to look neglected on the outside.SH, Sturminster newton
Great location and excellent service all round. Only issue was that the swimming pool was too warm.SC, Cheltenham
Very comfortable but a little remote.JS, Sevenoaks
Adequate with pro-active service.HB, Bristol
"Lovely view of the lake and room a good size. Breakfast ok, but the least good of all the hotels. Staff not very enthusiastic. Nothing wrong with it, but no atmosphere."DH, Bristol
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