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El Galpon del Glaciar

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Ruta Provincial 11 Km. 22, El Calafate 9402, Argentina
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Ranked #8 of 30 El Calafate B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
campnorth Mooresville, North Carolina
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Mooresville, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent 3 nights here while traveling Argentina. This estancia gave us the opportunity to experience a more authentic country ranch life. it's friendly staff and animals took good care of us. plus location gave easy acess to the lake and the glacier. We enjoyed the sheep herding/sheering demonstration, with Tio, a morning horse ride with the charming Marcos, and... More

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Wichita, Kansas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My wife and I were not excited initially when the travel agency booked this hotel, but it was AWESOME! The ranch is breathtaking. The rooms could use some work with the heating and shower water pressure, but it was not too bad. Only wifi in the lobby, but it reached our room though. The staff was top notch and friendly.... More

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Juan Pablo M, Director Comercial at El Galpon del Glaciar, responded to this review

Dear Michael, Thank you very much for sharing your opinion on TripAdvisor. It is our greatest pleasure to see that you had such a wonderful stay at our "Estancia". Your comments really help us to keep improving our services, and encourage us to give our guests a great travel experience. We hope to receive you again soon, next time you... More

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118 reviews 118 reviews
39 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We spent several days at El Galpon in March 2014 as part of a trip around Argentina, Chile and Brazil to celebrate my wife's big (50) birthday. The whole trip was amazing (thank you Lucy Thurston, Travel Counsellors and Journey Latin America) and the welcome by everyone we met in the three countries was exceptional. El Galpon was a microcosm... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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103 reviews 103 reviews
22 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Plus: The location is excellent; outside of the city of Calafate, but with an ideal access to the main road and the glaciers. It is the perfect hotel to relax at, participate in their numerous activities, read a book next to the fire, and take walks in their amazing property in order to observe the many and "exotic" animals! It... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Quaint, Comfortable, Quiet and just totally enjoyable! We loved our stay so much. The food was great...a lot of meat so be prepared. The estancia is so gorgeous and well maintained. We stayed for 3 nights and wished it could have been longer. The second night we did the sheep tour excursion and it was amazing. Out of all the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We spent one day in this ranch and we absolutely enjoyed the calm and authenticity of the place, as well as of the people who work there and took very good care of us. This is not a 5 star hotel as some reviews below might have seem to think, it is a old ranch beautifully converted in a very... More

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Didcot, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Friendly staff, great location and a homely atmosphere. We stayed for two nights, and enjoyed the open spaces and free access to walk around the ranch. The room was good and simple, but a little tired around the edges, which was part of its charm. Located some distance from El Calafate, it was perfect for visiting the glacier and provided... More

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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
36 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We stayed here for three nights which was probably about the right length of time. The place was once a full time sheep ranch but now the main income is from the hotel/tourists but they maintain a flock of 500 or so sheep for demonstrations. We really enjoyed our stay here. The hotel/estancia is arranged so there is one big... More

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Tempe, Arizona
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

This is a great place to come if you want to experience true Patagonia - big lakes, sheep, grassland, pampas, wind, etc etc. If you want access to t-shirt shops and bars, stay in El Calafate! The staff is very warm and welcoming and there is a lot to do - hiking, birds, bicycling, fishing, horseback, etc. Not to mention... More

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Avondale, Pennsylvania
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67 reviews 67 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We stayed at this Estancia during a recent visit. We arrived late doe to some changes in our travel reservations but were warmed greeted by the hostess upon our arrival. We were told that we had the ranch at our access to explore as much as we wanted. Despite the late hour we were seated for a delicious dinner. The... More

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Address: Ruta Provincial 11 Km. 22, El Calafate 9402, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — El Galpon del Glaciar 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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El Galpon Del Glaciar El Calafate, Argentina - Patagonia

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