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Estancia Cristina Lodge

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Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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... More 

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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. More 

Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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... More 

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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! More 

Aiken, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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... More 

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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. More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Seldom does one get to experience such natural beauty so privately... We loved hiking the nearby fields and mountains, to streams and waterfalls clean enough to drink. Breathtaking vistas in every direction, we especially enjoyed the freedom to explore on our own. One highlight I cannot emphasize enough, was the magnificent view of the stars and the heavens from our... More 

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

Thank you so much Carol for sharing with us your experience at Estancia Cristina Lodge! We are very glad to know that you loved staying there. Bestr egards, Estancia Cristina staff. More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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49 reviews 49 reviews
21 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Estancia Cristina is a real surprise. I stayed there for two nights and went hiking to several great spots with amazing views of the lake and the Upsala Glacier. I also went horseback riding at the Estancia. You will be amazed at how beautiful the rooms are for a place in the middle of nowhere. Each cottage has 4 suites... More 

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

Thank you so much for your beautiful review! We are very happy to know that you loved staying in this magical place! Hope to see you soon! Regards, Estancia Cristina staff. More 

Oslo, Norway
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The boat trip to Estancia Cristina is fascinating: You get to see how quickly climate can change from a fairly dry and fair climate in El Calafate, to the west side of the Lago Argentino - through La boca del diablo -where you arrive at the Upsala glacier in Arctic climate. Estancia Cristina is located in the next valley, in... More 

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

Thank you so much for your opinion. It is important the information you mentioned: all the activities included in the rate are exclusive for our guests, but they are shared with other guests. Best regards, Estancia Cristina staff. More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

simple but luxurious hotel in a most picturesque setting. Food exceptional. Excursions to die for led by knowledgable and accommodating guides. So many options to choose.

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Thank you Scoot for your opinion! We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your days in the Estancia! Best regards, Estancia Cristina staff. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Estancia Cristina is a gem located on the northern edge of Lago Argentina. We were part of a group that spent two night on the Estancia, so my experience is different from the 'day trippers'. The Estancia is so beautiful and remote, surrounded by stunning snow-capped peaks. The food was wonderful. The small cabins are cozy, roomy, have wonderful views.... More 

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Thank you so much for your review! We are glad for having you in our Lodge! Hope to see you soon! Best regards, Estancia Cristina staff. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Estancia Cristina is a really special place in the world. You really get to feel like you are in the middle of nowhere. It is nice that only a small number of people stay there and the activities offered to the guests (hikes, horseback riding, 4x4 rides) are kept very small too. The staff were like a family and very... More 

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Thank you very much for your review! We are very happy for having you at the Estancia! Best regards, Estancia Cristina staff. More 

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