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Estancia Cristina Lodge

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Smithtown, New York
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I absolutely loved this place. A great way to get in touch with nature. Totally removed from my home life and I was able to relax. Staff was very very very personable and helpful. Rooms were perfect with a great view of the mountains. Ana took us on our 9 mile hike and she was a great tour guide. The...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Estancia Cristina is out of the way and expensive. But the trip is definitely worth the time ( especially if the weather cooperates) and the money. Just gorgeous lands, with animals roaming. Hiking, rushing rivers and falls,hiking to the Uppsala Glacier, horseback riding and outstanding meals. Staff endlessly helpful. Patagonia is a once in a lifetime trip. Estancia Cristina provides...

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Thank you so much Nancy B for your review! We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your days with us! Kind regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 15 April 2017

He thoroughly enjoyed the one night stay at Estancia Cristina. The remoteness and natural beauty was the main reason we decided to go there as a family. The fact that there was very limited internet and no telephone is in my view a plus allowing one to completely disconnect. We throughly enjoyed the horse ride the first afternoon not having...

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Thank you so much for sharing with us your expoerience at Estancia Cristina Lodge! We are very happy to know that you have enjoyed your days with us! Kind regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Tiburon, California
Reviewed 11 April 2017

What a setting! Great setting at the end of the world. Great places to hike, or just stay at the lodge for the fantastic food and wine. Only downside was almost all the rooms had fogged windows which detracted from the beautiful setting while in your room, which wasn't much

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Lucia S, Comercial at Estancia Cristina Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! Thank you for the information about the windiws; our staff have been already informed about it. Kind regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We stayed here for two nights - it was fabulous. The views spectacular, the food delicious, the rooms with awesome views and lovely decor. Would go back in a heart beat. Great hiking and local guides. Unspoiled beauty.

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Thank you vey much for your review! Kind regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

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Reviewed 31 March 2017

We enjoyed the hospitality, the food, the setting, the hiking, and the horseback riding. The staff is friendly and gracious. One of the nights we had an Argentine BBQ which was delicious. The museum and history are very interesting.

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La Jolla, California
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Estancia Christina has an amazing property. The rooms are all in houses of 4, with a common living area. The rooms are spacious and have amazing views. The food is very good and plentiful. We took a horseback ride on the most beautiful horses I have ever been on. Overall, the place is just gorgeous and worth the time to...

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Thank you so much for you review! We are pleased to know that you have enjoyed your days with us! Kind regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Brescia, Lombardia, Italy
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Simply unbelivable. A dream place, in the midst of one of the most beautiful regions of the world. The facility is beautiful and nature-friendly, the services are top-class, many activities to try, all surrounded by breathtaking views. Not cheap, but it has so much to offer.. Highly recommended!

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London
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Extraordinary rare and beautiful place at the head of the lake, staffed by lovely and helpful people. Try to stay at least a night to get the full flavour. The view of Upsala Glacier and the valley of fossils is worth a morning's hike.

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Sunriver, Oregon
Reviewed 29 March 2017

What a hidden luxury in the hills of Patagonia! What joy when we discovered Backroads Travel had booked 11 hikers for two days. The service, skill of staff, food (ahhh) was beyond compare and to discover this was unexpected. The cattle provide additional joy and the staff delivered in all ways.

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

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Address: Av. Libertador 1037 | Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Price Range: €667 - €982 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Estancia Cristina Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Large, comfortable and clean rooms with good views. ”
andrewlR3095RP, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Wonderful cabins of four rooms with shared living room. My only comment is that a few Adirondack chairs outside each cabin would be helpful. ”
354lorettam, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All seem the same and lovely”
248nellieb, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“all seem to be the same.”
V6756TCdebbieh, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms face the mountains and have similar views, but the Bosque complex might offer slightly better views and a bit more privacy.”
SteveC478, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
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