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Places to Visit in El Calafate

Can't wait for your trip to El Calafate? Need some suggestions about what to do when you arrive? That's what we're here for!

Stroll down to the edge of Laguna Nimez and find out how far you can skim a rock along its peaceful surface. There's a fabulous range of things to keep you busy in this destination. Our planet abounds with many surprising creatures, plants and discoveries. A trip to El Calafate Regional Museum will give you a closer look at the science of the natural world. Still got time on your hands? If you've got an inquiring mind, it's worth taking the trip to Argentinian Museum of Toys. You never know what you could encounter here!

Popular Activities for your El Calafate Vacation

Traveling isn't about famous destinations and dazzling hotels. It's about the experiences you have and the extraordinary memories you collect along the way!

Your trip to El Calafate is about to get a lot more exciting. There are heaps of activities available, such as:

Take a look at our El Calafate things to do page for a comprehensive list.

El Calafate Accommodations

While El Calafate does have 49 accommodations to choose from, it's always wise to reserve a room beforehand. Not sure where to start? Expedia is here to help with your cheap vacation or luxury getaway.

El Calafate's premium choices such as the Hotel Posada Los Alamos (Ing. Hector Mario Guatti 1135) and the Xelena Hotel & Suites (René Favaloro 3548) are sure to satisfy even the fussiest vistors. If you'd prefer to spend your precious dollars on things like thrilling adventures and wild nightlife, why not investigate a few of our budget options? The Hotel La Loma - Hostel (Julio A. Roca 849) and the Hotel Punta Norte (25 Mayo 311) are a couple of recommended ones.

Nearest Airports to El Calafate

Go through security, board the aircraft, find your seat and get comfortable for the journey! Your well-deserved trip to El Calafate is only a plane ride away. After the wheels touch the ground at Comandante Armando Tola International Airport (FTE), you'll find yourself approximately 10 miles (16 km) from the heart of town.

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Best Lodging Options Near El Calafate

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Design Suites Calafate $97
Reviewed on Aug 22, 2019
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Design Suites Calafate

Design Suites Calafate

Calle 94 No.190, Playa Lago Argentino, El Calafate, Santa Cruz
     
    4.0 of 5
    4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

    Location is perfect, great view of the lake and near of downtown.

    Lagos Del Calafate (ex Unique) $74
    Reviewed on Jul 27, 2019
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    Lagos Del Calafate (ex Unique)

    Lagos Del Calafate (ex Unique)

    Calle 998, Numbero 50, El Calafate, Santa Cruz
       
      4.1 of 5
      4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Good mattress, heater and nice bathroom. I didn't like the dogs outside the main entrance, too noisy early in the morning. I would recommend this hotel, good experience, good value for money

      Xelena Hotel & Suites $160
      Reviewed on Sep 5, 2019
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      Xelena Hotel & Suites

      Xelena Hotel & Suites

      René Favaloro 3548, El Calafate, Santa Cruz
         
        4.5 of 5
        4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

        Most friendly and helpful staff - very nice facilities. Awesome views of the lake and the most indescribable skies at sunrise we have ever seen. Absolutely fabulous. Highly recommend Xelena Spa

        Esplendor by Wyndham El Calafate $117
        Reviewed on Aug 31, 2019
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        Esplendor by Wyndham El Calafate

        Esplendor by Wyndham El Calafate

        Av. Juan Domingo Perón 1143, El Calafate, Santa Cruz
           
          4.2 of 5
          4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          The hotel and the room had a stylish, homely feel. Breakfast buffet was decent, if a bit repetitive for a longer stay. Dinner options were limited but there are plenty of good restaurants in town. Nice pool with jacuzzi and sauna. Spa did not seem to be open or, at least, eas not advertised. All ...

          Alto Calafate Hotel Patagonico $81
          Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019
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          Alto Calafate Hotel Patagonico

          Alto Calafate Hotel Patagonico

          Calle 2000, Nº 141, Villa Parque Los Glaciares, El Calafate, Santa Cruz
             
            4.2 of 5
            4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

            nice hotel with nice rooms good food fine wines, great pool and sauna and friendly and professional staff. exceptional view and its not expensive

            Mirador del Lago Hotel $104
            Reviewed on Aug 14, 2019
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            Mirador del Lago Hotel

            Mirador del Lago Hotel

            Avenida Del Libertador 2047, El Calafate, Santa Cruz
               
              4.2 of 5
              4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              Nice location Nice staff Rooms are very good Did not like that we have to pay for mate. No swimming pool No transfer to airport

              Michelangelo Hotel Calafate $57
              Reviewed on Jun 24, 2019
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              Michelangelo Hotel Calafate

              Michelangelo Hotel Calafate

              Gobernador Moyano 1020, El Calafate, Santa Cruz
                 
                4.4 of 5
                3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                Great place, I felt like I was in home, recommend this hotel to my friends!

                Hotel Posada Los Alamos $135
                Reviewed on Jun 28, 2019
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                Hotel Posada Los Alamos

                Hotel Posada Los Alamos

                Ing. Hector Mario Guatti 1135, El Calafate, Santa Cruz
                   
                  4.3 of 5
                  4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  good location, good restorant, good atention, excellent hotel!!"

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