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Estancia Cristina Lodge

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Located on the Northwest shore of the Lake Argentino Lake on the far of Cristiana’s arm, Estancia Cristina is located in a unique corner in Los Glaciares National Park. Founded in 1941 by Joseph P. Masters and his wife, this stunning place still maintains its essence, keeping the history of this family alive, that with great effort and perseverance, made this lonely and inhospitable place a small paradise a home.Estancia Cristina is a unique Lodge; it count with 20 comfortable rooms distributed in 5 elegant cabins and exclusive access to the most stunning sights of the Upsala Glacier. An enchanting and warm place, that just like in the past grants the best Patagonian hospitality. The only access to the Estancia is by boat; the full board Lodge program offer exquisite Patagonian gastronomy, a museum and a variety of activities to enjoy of this wonderful region. There are many activity options for you to choose: Walks of different demands, 4x4 wheel drive rides, horse riding, mountain bike or fishing.
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El Calafate85 km
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For nature lovers. Many different options, riding, fishing, trekking, sightseeing. Surrounded by an awesome scenery. Very good rooms, very good food, every detail has been taken care of to make your stay most enjoyable and comfortable.

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Staying overnight at the lodge is very worthwhile and is the best option in the region. The service from the hotel staff is amazing -- from the spectacular boat trip to the arrival a the lodge. While visiting, we went on a long hike down...More

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Response from Estancia C, Commercial Department at Estancia Cristina LodgeResponded 16 July 2018

Thanks a lot for your sharing your experience on TripAdvisor! Great you could try hiking, horses and the whole place! Kind regards Staff Estancia Cristina

Reviewed 29 May 2018

Overnighting at Estancia Cristina was a fantastic experience. The comfortable accommodation with great views, good service and exciting excursions. The waterfall walk was easy and fun, the museum tour interesting but the highlight for us was the trip to the glacier and walk back through...More

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Response from Estancia C, Commercial Department at Estancia Cristina LodgeResponded 16 July 2018

Many thanks RinaC57 for your great review! Regarding Fossils Canyon, I couldn´t say that better my self!! a must in our lives! Kind regards Staff Estancia Cristina

Reviewed 15 May 2018

Staff was wonderful - and they help you pack a lot into a short visit - horseback riding, a day-long guided hike, a couple of short hikes on our own and an interesting tour of the Estancia and its history. The little cabins are roomy...More

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Response from Estancia C, Commercial Department at Estancia Cristina LodgeResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you so much Mark N for your fantastic review! We love you enjoyed the Estancia! Kinds regards Staff Estancia Cristina

Reviewed 11 May 2018

We made an extraordinary experience. Everything was great, Very kind and helpful staff. Food was excellent. The excursions were very good, Upsala glaciar experience with the 4x4 vehicle and the hike down to dhe lodge was fanastic.

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Response from ritag1969, Commercial Department at Estancia Cristina LodgeResponded 15 May 2018

Thanks a lot for your review! Kind regards Staff Estancia Cristina

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28 February 2018|
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Response from kelgroove1 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in Cristina (2 nights) and Chalten (3 nights), hiking in both places. The hikes are very different but both extremely beautiful. More sweeping views of glaciers, mountains, and steppe at Cristina, but close up... More
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Response from Lucia S | Property representative |
Hi M15! Exactly! The activity combine the 4x4 ride till the Upsala Viewpoint and then the Trekking through the Cañadón de los Fosiles. It takes between 4 and 5 hours and it finish at the Estancia. Regards, Estancia Cristina... More
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Response from Lucia S | Property representative |
Hi Carrie. Thank you very much for your message. I apologize for the delay on the answer. As Gaby mentioned, all the activities included in the Lodge program, are exclusive for our guest; so you may share come of them with... More
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"Room in one of the cabins with view to the mountain"
11 May 2018
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"Our room was great, simple, clean, complete. No electricity after about 11 pm. "
3 May 2018
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"All rooms have amazing views"
27 Feb 2018
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"All the rooms are good"
12 Feb 2018
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US$643 - US$1,970 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ArgentinaPatagoniaProvince of Santa CruzEl Calafate
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