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Esplendor El Calafate, El Calafate

4-star4 stars
Presidente Peron 1143El CalafateSanta Cruz09405Argentina

Mountain hotel in El Calafate with indoor pool, restaurant
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Very Good8.0
Awesome vibe
Great amenities
Bar and Beverages
Bar is awesome
Tasty breakfast
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Esplendor El Calafate, El Calafate

from $104
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At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 57 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. 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.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child (3 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Arcade/game room
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1550
  • Conference space size (meters) - 144
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator/lift
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Bidet
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 21-inch LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Onsite venue - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Esplendor El Calafate, El Calafate’s small print

Also known as

  • Esplendor El Calafate
  • Esplendor Hotel
  • Esplendor Hotel El Calafate
  • Esplendor Del Calafate El
  • Esplendor El Calafate Argentina - Patagonia
  • Esplendor El Calafate Hotel El Calafate
  • Esplendor El Calafate Hotel
  • Esplendor
  • Esplendor Hotel El Calafate Argentina - Patagonia


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • The 21% national VAT (value-added tax) is not included in the price, and will be charged at the property 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%).

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

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

What’s around Esplendor El Calafate, El Calafate


  • Anfiteatro Del Bosque - 6 min walk
  • Calafate Fishing - 6 min walk
  • Gnome Village - 9 min walk
  • Argentinian Museum of Toys - 14 min walk
  • Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus Church - 15 min walk
  • Plaza de los Pioneros - 17 min walk
  • Museo de El Calafate - 19 min walk
  • Laguna Nimez - 21 min walk

Getting around

  • El Calafate (FTE-Comandante Armando Tola Intl.) - 23 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 112 reviews

Esplendor El Calafate, El Calafate
Lovely hotel in Patagonia
Probably the nicest hotel in the area but would also stand up to international standards. Restaurant is quite good and the room and bathroom were nice. About a 5-10 min walk from town. Staff was very friendly. Less than hour drive to Perito Moreno glacier.
Gina, us2 night trip
Esplendor El Calafate, El Calafate
Just an Ok hotel. Need Spanish skills.
In general, staff at hotel has very limited English speaking skills. Various requests can be hard to come by. Location is 4 blocks away from Main Street where all shops and restaurants are located.
Linh, us3 night trip with friends
Esplendor El Calafate, El Calafate
Nice hotel
Hotel located on top of the hill. Room was nice, clean bathroom & comfortable bed, but lighting in the room's a bit too dark. Nice view of El Calafate town from hotel room. Breakfast was excellent. Hotel staffs were friendly & helpful. Elevators were the only negative thing. I didn't feel safe when using them.
Woraphan, us2 night romance trip
Esplendor El Calafate, El Calafate
Very Good8.0
Felt like luxury but we didn't pay for it.
Very pretty hotel with an amazing lobby. Its a short walk up a hill from the bus stop. Room was quite large and comfortable. No AC but that seems to be the way in Patagonia. We were fine when we opened the windows. Hotel staff didn't book a massage that my husband requested so that was disappointing, but other then that they were helpful and spoke English. Breakfast was one of the best we had in Patagonia and our lunch at the restaurant was nice as well. Its a small walk to the main street (about 5-10 min) so if you don't want to walk you may want a closer hotel, but we didn't find it to be an issue. The area seemed safe and we had fun walking around El Calafate. Felt like we were staying in a luxury hotel but not paying for it. May be because we went in the off season. They also had a pool but we didn't try it out. Looked nice though. Wifi was good.
Jessica, us1 night romance trip
Esplendor El Calafate, El Calafate
gorgeous boutique hotel
best hotel we saw in califate! beautiful! would recommend to anyone!
vanessa, us2 night trip with friends

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Esplendor El Calafate, El Calafate

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