Hosteria Rukahue

Address: Glaciar Murallon 77, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia, Argentina | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Glaciar Murallon 77, El Calafate, is near Glaciar Perito Moreno and El Chalten.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHosteria Rukahue El Calafate

    Reviewed by mhwalktheearth

    Well Worth the Walk

    Reviewed Nov 16, 2013
    by (8 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

    Definitely our favorite place we had stayed after a month in South America. Online reviews complained about its location. We didn't think the walk was bad. The place's charm and Adriana's hospitality easily outweigh any concerns about the location anyways. Super comfortable room and legitimately hot shower at all times. Adriana's homemade treats were the star of the show though. I highly recommend staying here.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Hosteria Rukahue El Calafate

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