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Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina
Reviewed 9 October 2012

Excellent hotel in El Calafate. My real had an excellente time in Cauquenes de Nimez! We are from Argentina and we booked a room in this place. José & his wife are excellent hostess there. They really make us felt like in our home. So familiar! Really nice and cute place. You have near the hotel the "Nimez Lagoon" and...

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Reviewed 4 October 2012

This is an incredible lodge, due mainly to the unfaltering attentiveness the owners and staff provide. I'm not sure what previous people were talking about with cleanliness as we stayed in 2 rooms over the duration of our stay and both were extremely clean (and I am amazingly picky with this-I can smell a musty sheet a mile away). If...

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Boston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2012

I stayed in Calafate in March 2012 whilst visiting the Glaciers and El Chalten. Gabriel doesn't seem to sleep and is always present to give you friendly advice to make the most of your stay. The view is stunning and the lodge is perfectly located just outside the touristy centre and 5mins to the Laguna Nimez which is a must...

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Gibraltar
Reviewed 14 April 2012

Excellent hotel with comfortable rooms and friendly staff. We loved the relaxed atmosphere and tranquil location. Would definately stay here again.

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Paris, France
Reviewed 8 March 2012

We stayed four nights and were very pleased by the welcome, the quality of the room, and the nice location, close to the Laguna Nimez. The hostesses and the employees are very friendly and effective. Very good hotel !

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Thank Antoine B
Rosario, Argentina
Reviewed 3 March 2012

Cauquenes de Nimez is a quiet and excelent place to stay in Calafate, with a great view to Laguna Nimez and Lago Argentino. The service is really great and friendly wich make our stay there even better, the room was warm and comfortable and well decorated. A great place. Strongly recommended it

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 16 February 2012

We loved this hotel! Stayed here for 4 nights, and we can recommend this place to everyone. Only 5-10 minutes walk to the the center of town and a very nice view on the Lake Argentino. The host is very friendly, helpfull and if you do not feel like eating in town, try the restaurant at the hotel!

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Reviewed 12 February 2012

Gabriel and Victoria were really helpful, there were 4 of us and he suggested a car for the day as it was cheaper than 4 bus tours of the glacier, this really made for a great day. The hotel is the very tasteful, breakfast room is beautiful with view of bird sanctuary. Lots of other hang out spaces in the...

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Thank Fitzanthony
Reviewed 7 February 2012

What I found unacceptable: - The hotel is not clean. There appeared to be blood stains on the shower curtain. The windows were covered in dust and dirt. Spider webs were not in short supply. I simply find an unclean hotel room unacceptable. - Things were broken. The closet was falling off. The TV didn't work. There are very few...

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Hoofddorp
Reviewed 3 February 2012

Dirty old hotel, lots of flies in the room. Very small rooms. Thin walls. Very noisy (you can hear the people of the room next to you talk) 20 minutes from downtown. Location slum neighborhood,no paved roads or lanterns. Wifi did not work No fridge, No airco Dead flies all over the windows,sheets and blankets Mold in the bathroom, shower...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated by Nimez Lake, in el Calafate ecological Reserve, surrounded by cauquenes, swans and flamingos, we find Cauquenes de Nimez, Hostería Patagónica. Personally run by its owners, with 12 rooms, a quiet living room and a warm dining room, it is the perfect environment for enjoying a typical southern meal and reviving the traditional Patagonian spirit that during the beginning of the past century captivated so many pioneers and travelers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cauquenes de Nimez

Address: 303 n.79 Zona de Chacras, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Price Range: RM340 - RM2,699 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cauquenes de Nimez 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Cauquenes De Nimez El Calafate
Hotel Style:
#11 Romantic Hotel in El Calafate
#22 Family Hotel in El Calafate
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“Ask for a room with a view.”
 of 5 bubbles lilinealon, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“all bedrooms have a nice view but top floor is better”
 of 5 bubbles GuillaumeS748, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“upstairs probably quieter”
 of 5 bubbles LauraClara27, 20 Feb 2016 | Read review
“My room was in the annex and it was extremely spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles ToniE895, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The rooms upstairs may have a better view over the lake”
 of 5 bubbles B3435GWmartins, 3 Dec 2015 | Read review
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