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RUTA 60 KM 5 | camino al Glaciar Perito Moreno, El Calafate, Argentina
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Estancia Rio Mitre
Ranked #18 of 71 Hotels in El Calafate
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Beautiful experience! Super friendly Esteban was a great host. The 2 hours ride sorrounded by the desert, the wild horses and cows, and for that absolutely and magnificent silence were a lifetime experience. I would repeat it everyday if I could. Very important when you get there -respect that environment and experience all the little moments. Unforgetable.

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Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

If you like horseback riding and open spaces, make sure to visit this place. Beautiful scenery, great horses for different levels of experience and, like another reviewer noticed, the opportunity to "ride up or down to your ability" which gave us (we were only two with a guide) to enjoy our riding experience even more: my husband liked immensely the... More

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San Francisco, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

This was an amazing experience. The Estancia is run by a genuinely warm and welcoming family. We rode horses and had a great time - they allow you to ride up or down to your ability and the scenery is great. The value was also great, as this was one of the lower cost horse-riding options in the area.

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plymouth
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

what a amazing day the ride was one of the best ive had even though i ride on dartmoor the views was the best ive ever seen zelmar was a great host the horses were very good without doubt i will be back

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Bruxelles, Belgique
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

As a group of students ( 21 22 years) we were welcomed very friendly by Esteban, and we felt almost like at home. We decided to stay in a small dorm of 4 in a small house next to the main one ( were we eat and chill while listening at esteban's stories, eating cheese, and drinking wine or mate... More

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

What best than spending Christmas day horse riding for 4 hours in one of the most spectacular places on Earth, amongst wild horses, in great company (small group of 7 led by Zelmar, Esteban' son) and finishing off with an amazing BBQ and tasty Malbec? Esteban owns and runs the Estancia and is a goldmine of stories about his country... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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48 reviews 48 reviews
35 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We loved our stay at this quirky but spectacular place: - We stayed in a very small private room which was extremely basic, but it was also extremely cheap (especially compared to other places in the area). There was hot water and comfortable beds but the room was a bit cold and lacking in basics like towel rails and proper... More

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Oslo, Norway
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed at Estancia Rio Mitre in late February 2013, and I can wholeheartedly say it was the ultimate highlight of our 6 month trip trough Africa and South-America. First and foremost; the setting is absolutely spectacular. Perched on a small hill, Estancia Rio Mitre overlooks vast Patagonian steppes in a golden orange color, and snow-capped Andean... More

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New York City, New York
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89 reviews 89 reviews
45 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

We only stopped at this estancia for lunch - the only option available was steak with a salad and some bread - very good (so was the dessert - pancakes with bananas). The views of the valley, mountains etc are absolutely amazing. A great place for a break on the way back from the glacier to El Calafate.

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Address: RUTA 60 KM 5 | camino al Glaciar Perito Moreno, El Calafate, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Also Known As:
Estancia Rio Mitre El Calafate, Argentina - Patagonia

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