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The Esplendor

Looking out to the Lago Argentino the hotel commands the best views in town!

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The Esplendor - Bedroom
The Esplendor - Bedroom

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Centrally located in the town, on a small hill, the Esplendor El Calafate is another of the good quality hotels that has opened in downtown. The cavernous entry hall is the first thing that impresses, along with the comfortable dining and sitting area, all with superb views. Designed in a comfortable, log cabin type feel, there is also a sense of comfort to the place. On the whole we are fans!

Unlike many of the hotels in El Calafate, the Esplendor has been constructed really well and also makes very good use of its best feature…the views. This might be a strange thing to say but, with other hotels, such as the Xelena, really not using such assets, it is good to see that there is a plan in action.

The Esplendor, as mentioned above, has an open and honest feel to it with the main entrance hall being a striking way to start things off. This area is comfortable and has a good restaurant and bar for the evenings.

All of the rooms have been well designed with a modern, contemporary feel to them and all offering great views either to the Lago Argentina or the hills behind the town. They are all of a good size and have a comfortable feel to them.

As hotels go, we were impressed with the Esplendor, it is well located just a few minutes walk to the centre of town (although, beware that the walk back up to the hotel is fairly steep) and it commands stunning views of the valley and lake. On top of this the service is both friendly and professional…certainly one of the best options in the town.

Great views, good service/food, stunning rooms, good location

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