Design Suites Calafate

Self Rated: 4.5 out of 5
Calle 598 Nº 190, Playa Lago Argentino, El Calafate, 9405, Argentina
4.0 out of 5 rating 1278 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Design Suites Calafate in El Calafate (Macrozona Meseta Cerro Calafate), you'll be a 2-minute drive from Lake Argentino and 6 minutes from Bahia Redonda. This 4.5-star hotel is 1.9 mi (3 km) from El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center and 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Plaza de los Pioneros.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 60 guestrooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature jetted bathtubs and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include phones and laptop-compatible safes, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Amenities

Pamper yourself with onsite body treatments and facials. If you're looking for recreational opportunities, you'll find a health club, an indoor pool, and a sauna. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. Guests can get to nearby shops on the complimentary shuttle.

Dining

Grab a bite to eat at DESIGN RESTO, a restaurant which features a bar/lounge, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Planning an event in El Calafate? This hotel has facilities measuring 861 square feet (80 square meters), including a meeting room. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours).

Attractions

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Lake Argentino - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Bahia Redonda - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Laguna Nimez - 2.6 km / 1.6 mi
El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center - 2.8 km / 1.8 mi
El Calafate Regional Museum - 2.9 km / 1.8 mi
Calafate History Exhibition Hall - 2.9 km / 1.8 mi
Plaza de los Pioneros - 3 km / 1.9 mi
Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus Church - 3.2 km / 2 mi
Argentinian Museum of Toys - 3.3 km / 2.1 mi
Gnome Village - 3.7 km / 2.3 mi
Anfiteatro Del Bosque - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Walichu Caves - 10.3 km / 6.4 mi
Glaciarium - 11.2 km / 7 mi
Lonesome Island - 11.6 km / 7.2 mi
Puerto Irma Ruines - 17.8 km / 11.1 mi

The preferred airport for Design Suites Calafate is El Calafate (FTE-Comandante Armando Tola Intl.) - 20.1 km / 12.5 mi

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


  • No onsite parking is available.
  • Safety features at this property include window guards.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. 24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements. All citizens of Argentina will be charged the national value-added tax (21%) upon check-out. Foreigners on a tourist visa are exempt from this tax. To qualify for a tax exemption, tourists must present a valid passport and pay for the services rendered with a non-Argentine credit card or via bank transfer from another country. This tax exemption does not apply for stays over 90 days.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.


  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • The 21% national VAT (value-added tax) is not included in the price, and may be charged at the Hotel upon check-out for all citizens of Argentina. Foreigners on a tourist visa are exempt from this tax. To qualify for a tax exemption, tourists must present a valid passport and pay for the services rendered with a non-Argentine credit card or via bank transfer from another country. This tax exemption does not apply for stays over 90 days. In the case of cancelled bookings, the cancellation penalties paid by the traveler will also be subject to the national VAT (21%).

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 18 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 60.5 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Features
  • -Indoor pool
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Concierge services
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Business center
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Computer station
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -One meeting room
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -Terrace
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Health club
  • -Free shopping center shuttle
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Turkish bath/Hammam
  • -Spa services on site
  • -Conference space size (feet) - 861
  • -Conference space size (meters) - 80
  • -Restaurant
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Sauna
  • -Garden
  • -Elevator
  • -Wheelchair accessible – no