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Aarschot, Belgium
Reviewed 12 December 2015

The perfect place to combine a real nature experience with excellent lodgings and outstanding service. You are treated as a guest from the start to the end. Make sure you don't miss the hike through the fossil valley.

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ritag1969, Director Comercial at Estancia Cristina Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your kind comments, we totally agree with you on that! Estancia is one of those places in the planet that have to be visited at least once in a life time. Thanks again !!!

Ft Lauderdale
Reviewed 21 November 2015

I stayed 3 nights at the Estancia Cristina and had an incredible visit. My room was large with a great view and all the comforts of home (actually better because there was "turn down" service complete with a tray containing fresh water & a small sweet). You might be put off by hearing that they turn off the electricity from...

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Lucia2620, Comercial at Estancia Cristina Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for such beautiful review! It was a pleasure to have had you as our guest! Thank you for choosing us and we hope to see you soon! Warm regards, Estancia Crisitna staff.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 November 2015

The staff are amazing. Each and every person went out of their way to make this a memorable occasion. Food is superb. The activities especially horse riding in some of the most spectacular scenery in the world.

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Lucia2620, Comercial at Estancia Cristina Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We hope to see you soon again! Best regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Konstanz
Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

We all loved Estancia Cristina! We stayed a while and the menu could have been a little bigger, but the nature and surroundings are magnificent. The children loved the horses and going for long walks were simply therpeutic. Hope to be back.

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Lucia2620, Commercial at Estancia Cristina Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your opinion! We are very glad to hear that you and all the family enjoyed your days at the Estancia. We hope to see you soon! Regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Paris, France
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Everything was wonderful during our journéey in Estancia Cristina. Each people of the staff has the only preoccupation to satisfy your desires without excess. Cooking is very fine, bedrooms are very comfortable. The excursion we have made to Glaciar Upsala was extraordinary, thanks to the guide !

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Lucia2620, Commercial at Estancia Cristina Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much Daniel for your review! Best regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Toronto
Reviewed 4 April 2015

Stayed one night at Estancia Cristina in April 2014 and was blown away. The location is spectacular, the facilities are a great hybrid of rustic and luxurious. The staff were unfailingly helpful. Can't think of anything bad to say. Loved it.

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Lucia2620, Commercial at Estancia Cristina Lodge, responded to this review

Thank your for such beautiful comment! Nice to have you at the Estancia! Hope to see you soon again! Best regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

California
Reviewed 22 March 2015

this is not a fancy resort but it provides great location and amenities considering you are miles from the rest of the world. Great team, friendly service. Great food overall Every hike suggested was great. the old boat. the waterfall, the duck pond. Don't miss jeep excursion to the top of ridge to oversee Upsalla Glacier. The hike down fossil...

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Lucia2620, Commercial at Estancia Cristina Lodge, responded to this review

Thank so you much for your review! We appreciate your comment on our sailing schedule to arrive/ leave the Estancia; it is very important information. Best regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2015

This remote lodges set in stunning scenery is indeed a unique experience. The rooms were absolutely spotless with stunning views of the snow capped mountains, lakes of stunning colours and with wildlife on your doorstep. During our stay the staff were very helpful and the food was delicious. During our stay we went trekking on the horses and the following...

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Lucia2620, Commercial at Estancia Cristina Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a beautiful description of your staying at Estancia Cristina Lodge! You made have remembered us how spectacular is staying there a few nights. We hope to see you soon again! Best regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 26 February 2015

for this remote location the lodge is surprisingly comfortable, the staff is friendly and helpful, the restaurant ambitioned. The beauty of the sorrounding nature, lake , river, glaciers, mountains, is breathtaking. I went there with friends to fish for king salmon in Katharina River. The fishing is not yet organized in the way we are used to from other lodges...

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ritag1969, Director Comercial at Estancia Cristina Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for taking the time to share your experience with TripAdvisors users! Based on each comment, we improve our services and consider every detail and recommendations! Estancia Cristina is not a lodge specialized in fishing, is it actually a Lodge, that offers the posibility to practice some fishing among other adventure activities!

Aiken, United States
Reviewed 25 February 2015

I have nothing against looking at ice bergs but the trip over was a bit too much. I think we drove around bergs for about an hour before continuing our journey to the Estancia Cristina Lodge. The views are certainly spectacular. The lodging is simple but adequate for where it is located. The staff is very helpful and the food...

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Lucia2620, Commercial at Estancia Cristina Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! Consider that the only way to arrive to the Estancia is by boat; and, in addition of being the main access, we tried to show the surrounding area and, when is possible, the front of the Upsala Glacier. Regards, Estaancia Cristina staff.

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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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: €642 - €999 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Estancia Cristina Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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