We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Rochester Hotel Calafate

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
Rochester Hotel Calafate
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel_streamline","template":"ibex_photo_carousel_streamline__widget","dust":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel_streamline","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

788 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 77: English reviews
Cabarete, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights in December with a booking made on hotels.com. We reserved a room with 3 twin size beds, and I emailed the hotel several times to confirm that they will assign us a room with 3 beds. During check in I noticed that we had been assigned a room with 2 beds. Go figure, after...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Expat-in-Cabarete
Itajai, SC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is not 4 stars, its more like 3. They have renovated the lobby and floors common areas but the rooms still need a lot of updating. Wifi sucks, and breakfast is pretty basic. Far from downtown main area and shuttle only works starting at 5pm.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank mfgoldin
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We stayed here one quick night (arrived around 8 PM and left the next morning). The front desk was very friendly when we checked in. The common areas seem more updated/modern than the rooms. We thought it would be nice to stay at a place with a view of the lake...after doing tours of the area, the view is not...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank jessho7
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Can't fault hotel with excellent staff and facilities. However if staying in Calafate in winter again I would look for somewhere closer to the centre. Having said that, they do have an hourly shuttle in the evenings and the trip using local taxis is inexpensive.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Dave S
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Excelent service no doubt. About the transfer are very nice. The staff are excellent and very nice, always ready to help. The breakfast could be better for a 4 star hotel, but it's tasty enough. The main issue is the bathroom. Needs ventilation and sound isolation. If you take a number 2 you fill the room with its scent and...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Neeya R
GestiondeCalidad, Gerente at Rochester Hotel Calafate, responded to this review
Google Translation

La palabra de nuestros huéspedes son las mejores herramientas que tenemos para mejorar el servicio que brindamos y de esta...

Porto Alegre, RS
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We were sent to this hotel by a travel agency. If i had a choice, i would stay closer to downtown. The hotel has a transfer every hour, but it starst at 5PM, so if you wanna go in the mornig, you have to pay a taxi. And, at night, when we wanted to come back to the hotel, the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Viviane_Muller
GestiondeCalidad, Gerente at Rochester Hotel Calafate, responded to this review
Google Translation

La palabra de nuestros huéspedes son las mejores herramientas que tenemos para mejorar el servicio que brindamos y de esta...

Lonon
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Got a very good rate here, and it's a very nice new feeling hotel. The rooms are large, clean and comfortable. There's nice social areas in the hotel too. The thing that really lets it down is the worst wifi I've ever had at any hotel anywhere. Painfully slow - like ten minutes to load any sort of webpage. You...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank kittymaxer
modi'in
Reviewed 29 September 2015

i will start with the good - very nice service! reception was great - helpful - knew good English - and really nice people. the property is very nice as well. But: 1. far away from the center - not walking distance 2. shuttles from the hotel are small (15 can ride) and only once an hour from 17-23 so...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank orlytModi_in
GestiondeCalidad, Gerente at Rochester Hotel Calafate, responded to this review
Google Translation

La palabra de nuestros huéspedes son las mejores herramientas que tenemos para mejorar el servicio que brindamos y de esta...

Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for nice hotel, good food and free wifi this hotel is for you. It's far from the center of the city, but they have a bus every hour. The only thing for me that was a negative point is that the division between rooms are made with dry walls, so I could hear everything that was...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Simone W
GestiondeCalidad, Gerente at Rochester Hotel Calafate, responded to this review
Google Translation

La palabra de nuestros huéspedes son las mejores herramientas que tenemos para mejorar el servicio que brindamos y de esta...

Hanover, New Hampshire
Reviewed 7 July 2015

I recommend the Rochester Calafate and would happily stay here again despite the minor issues I have noted at the end of this post. Positives: 1) This hotel is beautiful - it feels very new and reflects Patagonia in its design and decor. The view from the hotel is also very nice. 2) My room was comfortable and clean and...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank gchallen
GestiondeCalidad, Gerente at Rochester Hotel Calafate, responded to this review
Google Translation

La palabra de nuestros huéspedes son las mejores herramientas que tenemos para mejorar el servicio que brindamos y de esta...

594 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (556)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (172)
Viewed
View from Room (43)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (50)
Viewed
Room/Suite (47)
Viewed
Dining (45)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (4)
Viewed
Bathroom (13)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (4)
Viewed
Other (178)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (38)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (11)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (1)
Viewed
Other (20)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these El Calafate hotels
1.1 mi away
Hotel Mirador del Lago
Hotel Mirador del Lago
#7 of 70 in El Calafate
987 reviews
1.8 mi away
La Cantera Boutique Hotel
La Cantera Boutique Hotel
#13 of 70 in El Calafate
899 reviews
1.6 mi away
Posada Los Alamos
Posada Los Alamos
#12 of 70 in El Calafate
1,040 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.3 mi away
Solares Del Sur
Solares Del Sur
#6 of 70 in El Calafate
607 reviews
3.3 mi away
Alto Calafate Hotel Patagonico
2.8 mi away
Design Suites Calafate
Design Suites Calafate
#22 of 70 in El Calafate
923 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rochester Hotel Calafate is the most southern Hotel of the RH chain. Over the 11th Road which leads to the National Park of Glaciers, three floors, 50 rooms with great views to the argentine Lake and to the Patagonian hills. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rochester Hotel Calafate

Address: Av del Libertador General San Martin 3614, El Calafate 9405, Argentina (Formerly Elan Hotel)
Region: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Price Range: £95 - £471 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rochester Hotel Calafate 3.5*
Number of rooms: 50
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Travelocity and Hotels.com so you can book your Rochester Hotel Calafate reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Rh Rochester Calafate Hotel El Calafate
Elan Hotel El Calafate
Rochester Hotel Calafate El Calafate, Argentina - Patagonia
Hotel Style:
#13 Romantic Hotel in El Calafate
#15 Family Hotel in El Calafate
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Rochester Hotel Calafate staff and other travellers.
5 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Rochester Hotel Calafate staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms in front the lake are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Viviane_Muller, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“rooms with lake view are better”
 of 5 bubbles orlytModi_in, 29 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Get the room facing the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles WongBrazil, 17 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the lake.”
  • View from Room
  • View from Room
 of 5 bubbles Traveler-O-World, 7 Feb 2015 | Read review
“get a room facing the lake!”
 of 5 bubbles LouC151, 18 Jan 2015 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay