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El Galpon del Glaciar

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  • Excellent52%
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  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“sheep shearing”(9 reviews)
“horseback ride”(9 reviews)
“working sheep”(5 reviews)
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We stayed at El Calpon del Glaciar for two nights during our honeymoon in early March. It was a wonderful experience in every way. For context, El Galpon is one of several "Estancias" in the area that operate as a functioning sheep farm that also...More

Thank Isaac R
Reviewed 9 January 2018

El Galpon de Glaciar lies 20 km outside of Disneyworld-like El Calafate. Tranquil and genuine sheep farm offering horseback riding and sheep shearing experiences. Simple, seasoned rooms with basic facilities, but very kind reception and attention form the 4 young girls running the operations. Views...More

Thank Frafranz
Reviewed 12 February 2017

A sheep farm. The location is beautiful - surrounded by open grassland leading to Argentina lake, with the mountains far way. A great place for horse riding, which originate at the farm. The room is simple, with paper-thin walls. On the day we left there...More

Thank Gad H
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The location is superb, on the banks of Lago Argentino. The bird life is amazing, six Condors came down to feast on a sheep carcass while I was there. There is also a large bird-viewing shed for really keen bird watchers. I spent only two...More

Thank Ramblingkt
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We were here for less than 24 hours but I wish we had had more time. First of all, the view from the dining room is stunning. The sofa area in front of the fire place is a lovely touch and it was nice to...More

Thank Sofia R
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Breakfast included
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
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Concierge
Multilingual Staff
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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USD 497 - USD 500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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Price range
USD 497 - USD 500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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Harry37NewYorkCity
3 November 2016|
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Response from Cenk K | Reviewed this property |
No you have to rent a car To reach the el calafate as well as perito moreno
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914Helen
13 February 2016|
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Response from maapar | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Not in the rooms but you can request one and they will bring it to you.
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"Second floor room facing the lake is best"
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"Some rooms have a view of the grassland and lake."
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"Second floor, Lake View"
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