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Estancia Cristina Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the most amazing place! the area is stunningly beautiful, the staff are incredibly attentive and friendly, and the food was outstanding. we loved every minute that we were there, and were very sad to leave. horseback riding was magical, the 9.5 mile guided hike was so much fun, the rooms were perfect. I can honestly find not one complaint about...

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

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

Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent accomodation for such a remote location. Exellent staff. Well trained. Good food. Outstanding horses and gauchos to support you. Exceptional landscape. The season does have an impact on how comfortable you feel.

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

Thank you so much MaoLao for such beautiful review! Kind regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Estancia Cristina for 2 nights as part of a work familiarization trip, which was part of a wider Argentina and Chile exploration trip. I work for a travel company so was keen to investigate this intriguing place. From the moment I stepped on the boat from Punta Banderas, I was warmly welcomed and shown to my reserved...

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Thank you so much HRPayne for sharing with us your experience at Estancia Cristina! We are pleased to have been your host! Warm regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

South Ayrshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous setting, superb staff. Short high Quality menu. We Had a very memorable 1 night stay. Highly recommend visiting if you are ever in Argentinian Patagonia. Good selection of walks,hikes,fishing and horse riding.

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

Thank you Andrew L for your comment! We are very glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us! Regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Cutchogue, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This secluded lodge is something that must be experienced if only for the silence alone. Breathtaking natural surroundings, warm and welcoming hospitality and gourmet, delicious good at every single meal.

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a very special place, literally in the middle of no where! Truly a beautiful place with Wonderful service. My only complaint would be we only stayed 1 night, 2 would have been better. A peaceful place, hiking, horseback riding, 4 by 4 drive up the mountain! You get there by boat, loved this place

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Thank you so much for your comment! We hope to see you again to enjoy a 2 nights staying :) Kind regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would highly recommend Estancia Cristina to anyone traveling to El Calafate! We had a wonderful one-night stay there and could have stayed longer! We stayed in one cabin with 7 adults and 2 babies. We did the horseback rising, hiking, 4x4 excursion, fishing, and we enjoyed the wonderful food. The cabins are luxurious and perfect. Our children were welcomed...

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

Thank you so much for your review! We are glad to know that all the group could enjoyed your days at the Estancia! Kind regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Estancia Cristina Lodge was over the top amazing and one of the highlights of my world travel. You do not want to visit you want to stay there in the lodge. Food and service are 5 Star, I took a group of woman and we all loved it. Accommodations and activities were unreal. I am not a hiker but...

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Thank you so much Jackie for your review! We are glad to know that you and your group loved your days with us! We hope to see you again! Kind regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were the last guests of the season. The service, staff and location were fantastic. We were made to feel very special and enjoyed every minute of our stay. It was the best experience of our whole trip and the perfect end to our holiday.

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Thnks you so much Stephanie L for your nice review! Kind regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Estancia Cristina....breathtaking views....it was awesome. The staff was friendly and accommodating. We visited at the end of the season as fall is coming in and everyone is getting ready to shut down for the winter. It was the perfect time to be there. Photos can not describe how beautiful it is. The food was excellent! I can't say enough wonderful...

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Thank you so much Marlene D for your review! We are pleased to know thay you loved staying at the Estancia! Warm regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

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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 

Additional Information about Estancia Cristina Lodge

Address: Av. Libertador 1037 | Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Price Range: $1,005 - $1,480 (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.”
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“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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