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Hosteria Alta Vista

Ruta Provincial 15, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
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Hosteria Alta Vista
Ranked #35 of 71 hotels in El Calafate
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

This is arguably the best place we have ever stayed at. Federico and Tamara are amazing hosts, always smiling and full of suggestions to make your stay incredible. The ensuite rooms are very comfortable and tastefully decorated, and the living areas are as if one is staying in a private home. Horse-riding and hiking are musts to enjoy the expansive... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Alta Vista is an expansive, 70,000 acre working estancia in Patagonia. It is a very remote, beautiful, intimate place (only 8 rooms). Pricey but includes meals, guided horseback riding, tours or the property and private hiking trails. The innkeepers (Tamara and Frederico) we're outstanding. So helpful and full of information. They went out of there way to make our visit... More

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Wichita, Kansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Alta Vista is absolutely fabulous! The hosteria is located on 155,000 acres in the mountains of patagonia. It is about 45 minutes from the airport. The services is outstanding. I was traveling with a friend from college and we were the only people at the hosteria during our four day stay, which made it extra special. We hiked, did an... More

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Kailua, Hawaii
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142 reviews 142 reviews
31 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Recent 3 night stay with my wife. Tamara and Frederico are genuine hosts with warmth and no pretense. You can customize your experience with ease. Local hikes and outstanding horseback trips are a must, besides a trip to the glacier. Food is very good. We had a private tour of the working sheep ranch and sheering facilities a few km... More

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Long Beach, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

We loved every minute of our stay. The house is lovely, the food excellent, but what really makes it special are Tamara and Friederico. Our trip to the Moreno Glacier was amazing. Just wish we could have stayed longer.

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Connecticut
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

Alta Vista was booked for us by a travel agent and before arriving I looked at it on line and it seemed like an unimpressive little victorian BandB. However, when we arrived we were so warmly welcomed by Tamara and Frederico and their kids and dogs we knew this place was special. It turned out that we were the only... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

We arrived mid-day, and immediately went out for a hike, leaving directly from the hosteria and headed uphill towards the Chorrillo Malo river. The scenery was so fantastic we lost track of the time, and arrived back just in time for dinner at 8PM, which was a good thing, as the food is fantastic. We wanted to do the same... More

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Fairview, Texas
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74 reviews 74 reviews
33 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

We stayed here two nights and wish we had stayed longer. Now this is not for everyone but if you like being outdoors, and in a great location with fantastic service then this is the place to be. The Hosteria is located on a sheep ranch and has only 7 rooms. The managers are beyond great, and you will enjoy... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

We stayed at Alta Vista for 3 days in late November and we were the only 2 guests mid week. The hotel is indeed "out of the way" but that is part of the beauty of the place. The horses were wonderful, the rides spectacular. The hiking was thoroughly enjoyable. Rooms were spotless and very comfortable. The meals were well... More

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

Located about 30-40 minutes outside of El Calafate, Alta Vista is indeed remote... if that is what you are looking for you will enjoy every minute of it. We spent four nights there and fully enjoyed the hiking and horse riding activities offered by the Hosteria... we never ran out of things to do and our only regret was that... More

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Address: Ruta Provincial 15, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Also Known As:
Hosteria Alta Vista Hotel El Calafate
Hosteria Alta Vista El Calafate, Argentina - Patagonia

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Hostería Alta Vista is located in Estancia Anita, one of greatest extension in the region, with 28,000 sheeps and 75,000 hectares. 45 Km away from the Perito Moreno Glacier and 30 Km away from El Calafate. Incomparable landscape that surrounds its, summarizes the geography of the Patagonia: the mountain range of the Andes, the immense steppes, lakes, forests and majestic glaciers. The Hostería has horses and mountain bikes. ... more   less 
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