Hotels in El Chalten
On this page you'll find our top 4 favourite hotels in el Chalten at a range of price points. You can also check out two lodges situated nearby El Chalten.
Also, you can check availability and prices for your specific dates across all the hotels in El Chalten.
Originally a climbers' mecca, El Chalten is the youngest town in Argentina and the gateway to Los Glaciares National National Park. The town actually lies within the park's boundaries, making it possible to enjoy adventurous day hikes to some of the best spots; Laguna de Los Tres and Glacier Torre and hike back to El Chalten at night to eat, relax and sleep in a comfy bed.
El Chalten is just a 3-hour drive from El Calafate, which has the nearest airport with daily flights to and from Buenos Aires. It's also home to the famous Perito Moreno Glacier.
Recommended Hotels in El Chalten
Top Range Hotel
If you're looking for somewhere authentic and luxurious, Estancia la Quinta offers a lovely place from which to base yourself for hikes into Los Glaciares National Park. With several warm and bright communal areas with great views of the landscape, this clean and modern estancia is a great place to relax.
Outside you'll see the estancia's horses and cattle and you can eat in the original part of the estancia filled with artefacts and information about the Halvorsen family that were one of the first families to settle here from Norway. The Estancia is just 3km outside Chalten giving it great views, a big garden and free transfers to and from the bus station twice a day.
The rooms are spacious with huge beds and ample room for luggage, with a tv and wifi. The bright carpets are an interesting addition, but the spacious bathrooms and decor in general do give the rooms a luxurious feel. Starting at $170 USD per night, the accommodation and quality service here as well as the delicious food and friendly staff, make this a great place to choose for a relaxing stay.
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Mid Range Hotel
Hotel Poincenot is a brand new hotel in the centre of Chalten. Offering a classic style of hotel with clean and modern furniture, it can accommodate large groups of people. The hotel is one of the nearest to the route into Los Glaciares National Park, and within walking distance of Chalten's Cervezeria!
The rooms have been carefully planned with beautiful materials, matching duvets and cushions and modern bathrooms. Views out onto the main strip at the front but mountains out the back. Everything at this hotel is new and unused, the bright communal areas look great with a couple of comfortable places to relax with a book. Wifi and tv in the rooms and a massage service, make this a great hotel to come back to after a hard day of hiking. The Prices start at $120 USD for a double room, and this includes a continental breakfast.
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If you fancy a change from staying in a hotel during your time in Chalten, and particularly if you want to do your own cooking for a change, we suggest the Aires del Fitz cabins, in the central part of Chalten, about a 10 minute drive to the start of the trails. As hinted at in the name, Aires del Fitz cabins have views out over the Fitz Roy Mountain.
Run by a very welcoming family, Aires del Fitz offers 4 cabins in total, with one or two rooms and one cabin that sleeps 6 persons. They are extremely warm and comfortable, with a kitchen/living room and bathroom downstairs and bedroom upstairs. In the kitchen there's a small portable stove, fridge and sink with a table at which to enjoy evening meals. Each cabin also has good wifi and cable tv in English. A night here starts at $350 USD for a one-room cabin.
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We've got some great suggestions of where to stay out of town. Firstly, Hosteria El Pilar is a colonial-style lodge 20km north of El Chalten. It's a great starting point for hikes to the Electrico Valley and Piedra del Fraile and an excellent place to start a hike to Laguna de Los Tres if you don't want to leave and come back to the park.
Pilar offers 10 private rooms each with en suites, mountain views and an authentic Patagonian feel. Food is traditional, with lots of local cuisine, and Chilean wine, of course!
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Secondly, the much loved FitzRoy Adventure Camp is based on the shores of Rio de las Vueltas, a huge valley in Los Glaciares National Park. Exclusively owned by one of Swoop's most trusted partners, you'll have a very comfortable night's stay here and be well fed. A night here instead of El Chalten enables you to stay in the park rather than returning to town at night.
You'll be surrounded by mountains as far as the eye can see, with stunning views and you'll feel a real sense of adventure. You can use their kayaks on the nearby Lago Condor and mountain bike either north to Lago del Desierto, or south towards Laguna Azul.
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