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Historical Traveler Reviews Miyazato Inn El Calafate
Everything was simply perfect
The Miyazato Inn is an absolutely immaculately maintained guest house, with lots of the actual interior work having been done by Jorge himself. Jorge and Elizabeth made a lasting impression on us: we were greeted upon arrival with homemade cake and hot tea by two of the loveliest people you'll ever meet. We arrived Christmas Eve, and on short notice, yet Jorge and Elizabeth helped make dinner arrangements for us before we arrived, and coordinated a day trip for us the next day - all we needed to do was show up and enjoy!
The inn itself is just a very short walk from the "town center' (just need to walk a little foot-path over a bridge). It is VERY quiet, perfect for relaxing after your day trips and excursions. Everything is impeccably clean and well maintained (if not just brand new). Both Jorge and Elizabeth also speak Japanese, and the inn has a subtle Japanese flair to it.
Breakfast consisted of coffee/tea, fresh juice, and croissants with cheese, and ham.
Everything was simply perfect. There is nothing more to say.
A Wonderful Experience at the Miyazato Inn
We enjoyed our time with Jorge and Elizabeth so much that on our return from Tierra del Fuego, we stayed at the Miyazato Inn again. It was like a homecoming. My husband even got a chocolate birthday cake and a song for his special day. They are a warm, lovely couple, who went out of their way to help make our stay special. They were able to answer all our questions, direct us towards great restaurants and their morning breakfast was wonderful and served in a lovely bright room. The rooms were crisp and clean. It is a charming hosteria. Rosemary and Walter
El mejor hotel en el que hemos estado
Fuimos desde Barcelona en viaje de luna de miel. La recibida no pudo ser mejor, con un excelente pastel casero realizado por Elizabeth.Nos recomendaban las mejores opciones a realizar en el Calafate, y nos trataron con una amabilidad poco común en un hotel.La experiencia fue realmente fantastica. Les agradezco a Jorge y a Elizabeth que contribuyeran enormemente a que nos llevaramos un recuerdo genial de su pais.
Excelent place to stay in Calafate!!
Cozy rooms, delicious breakfasts, great views... that's all we found in Miyazato Inn that made us feel like being at our own home!!
Elizabeth and Jorge made all eforts to make us feel comfortable in our stay in Calafate.
We strongly recommend Miyazato Inn for your holidays!!
Mariana and Alejandro.
Cozy place !
When arrived we were welcomed with friendly warm smile.
At the time of leaving we hugged each other as if we were a long time friend.
This lovely couple was very willing to help their guests in every possible way.
Because my husband had a high fever we had to extend our stay.
Jorge helped us send for a doctor and interpreted, even he offered the homemade meal, which was unforgettable!
Elizabeth helped us change our flight schedule, cancel hotel reservation, and help us find good take in food, souvenirs and so much more...
This place was very cozy and made us feel secured during the stay. We were very grateful!
We stayed at the Miyazto Inn in El Calafate, Argentinia for 4 days. The inn is located in a quiet area and about 5 walking minutes from "donwtown" El Calafate. Gorge and Elizabeth were gracious hosts and made our stay very comfortable. Any questions we asked , they answered. They welcomed us with tea and a home made cake that was out of this world. The rooms are bid on the small side but the beds with new mattresses made up for it. The bathroom was spotless and spacious and the towels are great. When we left we forgot a notebook and a pair of sunglasses. Gorge went thru the trouble fo finding out what our next destination was, packed up the forgotten items and send them to us. A service way beyond the norm. We were very thank full. Next time I'm in El Calafate I certainly would stay at the Miyazato Inn again.
When arrived at the Miyazato Inn, our Hostess Elizabeth warmly greeted us with a radiant smile. She showed us to our simple, though immaculate, comfortable room and spacious bath, and told us to come down when we were settled for tea and homemade cake! Our very good first impression held up for our entire stay, with our hosts doing everything to make our visit one to remember, and in fact, after a month in Argentina, was our best breakfast and overall stay. Each evening Jorge would wait up, meeting us at the door, eager to hear how our day had been. Although the Miyazato Inn appears to be a little out of the way by car, there is a direct footpath to town and we could be in the center in a few minutes.
The way that the couple of owners, Jorge e Beth, receive the gests at Myiazato Inn make them feel at home, without feeling unassisted. They give the best tips about the sights, and some of then can save the tour, as how to get dressed to be proper warm and what to take for lunch. The place is cozy and calm, comfortable and beautiful. It was the best choice. If we go back to El Calafate, we will certainly look for Jorge e Beth e we recomend that you make the same!
Mariana Marcondes e André Gomes - Brasília - Brasil
A good place to travel!
This litlle and pleasant hostel is managed by a sweety and gently japaneese couple. Both make you fell totally confortable and offer all type of services permanently. They really know the places around and the most important tourist points.
The fact of having few rooms (5) enhances the warmth and personalized service, something that big hotels and resorts do not take into consideration now a days: "less is more"
Coquettes chambres d'hôtes
Chambres d'hote chaleureuses et impécables dans une grande maison récente en brique, tenue par un couple d'argentins d'origine japonaise qui vous accueilleront par un délicieux thé vert.
Le plus : une occasion inespérée d'améliorer votre japonais en rencontrant un touriste japonais indépendant de passage et votre espagnol avec vos hotes.
A quatre "quadras" de la rue principale, en direction du lac, dans une rue champêtre et calme ou vous apercevrez encore des chevaux .
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