Set on a small hill overlooking Argentino Lake is the stylish Hotel Esplendor El Calafate. It features lavish, yet uncluttered interiors. Flowing canvas drapes, 15-foot leather sofas, and tables of weathered quebracho hardwood section off the ground-floor public areas. Furniture and décor combine natural materials such as stone, native-sand plaster, and incense timber with resin, wood veneer, and colorful fiber.
The chocolate-and-burgundy rooms encircle an atrium and are decorated in a simple Scandinavian style Rooms come with entertainment systems and king-sized beds. Views of the turquoise Argentino Lake can be enjoyed from the in-bedroom bath.
The hotel's restaurant invites guests to enjoy Patagonia's rich cuisine and admire the surrounding landscapes. Have fun in the hotel's games room before trying signature cocktails in the hotel's stylish Iglú Bar.
The property features a spa, a heated pool and a sauna. The hotel can arrange excursions to the impressive Perito Moreno Glacier or boating trips on the surrounding lakes.
• 57 rooms
• Interiors: Martín Churba
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