This lovely and charming Hosteria was the most memorable of our tour in Patagonia. Chris and Guillermo were such a wonderful hosts for the 4 nights we stayed in El Chalten. The fire in the fireplace was always set right from the morning until the bed time, the help and guidance we got to plan the days activities and hikes, the best ever dinners and wines in this small private setting, like being home:). No TV , no Internet connection, and that was not needed! Love to come back one day, thankyou!!:):)
Don’t believe it if you’re told as I was hotel a short walk from bus station!! It’s a good 15 mins hike up Main Street. It’s fine but dragging bags up the hill not great. That said nice clean hotel. Big room. Rubbish view on my side but I was there for the hiking. And good view from lounge / bar. Staff lovely. Very helpful. Food so so. As a veggie bit limited but incredible restaurants all v close by. Mafia Italian amazing! But need to book. Great veggie place on quiet back street just up road. Plenty of choice. And location-wise right there by entrance to numerous hikes. Did 72km in 3 days! Loved it!!
We stayed here two nights with a group doing some hiking around El Chalten, and wish we could have stayed longer. Cris and Guillermo welcome you as if you were family, and the entire staff is kind and attentive. The location is amazing - just feet from the river and right on the trail to La Laguna de los Tres. Food was wonderful, rooms are spacious and you wake up every morning to those views of the mountains! It's a ways outside of town, but that is a good thing as you will think you are visiting relatives in the mountains.
Couldnt have chosen a better place to spend our Christmas at! Setting and design of the little Hosteria make this already very special, hover the hospitality of Guillermo, his wife and staff turn this place into a true gem. Food was very good - enough choices to always find something for everybody. And nothing beats a beer after the hike in front of the house or a drink at night in front of the fireplace. Best place we found during our trip!
We greatly enjoyed spending two full days here in the middle of the mountains. The popular day hike to Campamento Poincenot and (if you're ambitious) Laguna de Los Tres starts outside the door, and we could see the famous peaks each morning from our window. Another day we did a different hike that starts about 1 km further down the road. Since it's an isolated spot, we relied on the Hosteria for our meals, which were wonderful. Breakfasts are included, packed lunches are available, and for dinner you can choose from a menu of several delicious items. Our room and the common areas were very pleasant and were great for relaxing after a strenuous day. The proprietors were unfailingly helpful and gave us all the advice we needed on trekking options. If you don't want to rent a car, you can take a bus from El Calafate to El Chalten (we used Lengas) and then continue on route 23 (it becomes a gravel road at that point) by taxi to the Hosteria. Also after your trek to Poincenot, for variety you can hike downhill into the town and then take a taxi back.…