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Hotel Poincenot

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Av San Martin 668, El Chalten 9301, Argentina
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Ranked #8 of 17 hotels in El Chalten
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We made reservations for this hotel for April 2014 in September 2013. The room was prepaid. The hotel sent an email saying they have charged our credit card and that the reservation is confirmed. On the night we reached El Chalten (around 8PM), we had some difficulty finding the hotel. After traversing the streets for 15-20 minutes, one good Samaritan... More

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San Diego, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We spent three nights at this hotel and loved every minute of it. I booked on booking.com and it worked like a charm. The hotel is clean, charming, and in a great location. The staff is very friendly and helpful. They provided good hiking tips and ideas on where to get the best pictures. The rooms had DirecTV, comfortable beds,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

This was a really good, clean hotel with nice rooms. It is a little far from the centre of the sprawling El Chalten, but it is very close to the excellent La Mure restaurant and the start of the northern treks. I would stay here again, but be advised, the WiFi is so slow it is almost unusable for anything... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Me and my wife got transferred from hostel Rancho Grande due to their mistake (they didn't have rooms upon our arrival so they sent us here, yeahhh). The hotel is very clean with a modern touch. The staff was very helpful with all our questions and they took care of our laundry for a fare price. I'm not sure about... More

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London, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Newly built, comfortable, clean, with helpful staff and super conveniently located for most of the trail heads - there are certainly cheaper options in town, but this one was great value for money and a very lovely stay, with probably the best medialunas for breakfast we had in Argentina!

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96 reviews 96 reviews
31 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

This is a revelation in El Chalten, a Hotel so nice, modern, clean and well-managed. The breakfast buffet is great, the rooms are spacious and clean, the reception desk is very competent, over lunch and early evening even small snacks are served. The design of the hotel is contemporary and eye-pleasing.

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Vancouver, Canada
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Hotel Poincenot is a fairly new and more upscale hotel than most others in this intriguing little town. It is located at the very far end of the town from the main bus station (about 15mins walk with standard backpack). However, we walked to the hotel only to find that the bus we came on (Chalten Travel from Calafate) was... More

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Menlo Park, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Nice, clean hotel, everything you need for trekking in El Chalten, great location! Very friendly and helpful front desk personnel! I would adjust the interior of the lobby area to make it more inviting to hang out and have a glass of wine there at nights and improve breakfasts selections a bit - but overall we were happy there!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

This hotel is very good, clean, good ambience, helpful staff, comfortable beds. The view from the hotel is incredible, it's very near the main trekking start points. You can find restaraunts very near and also a small supermaket. Not so close to the bus station if you are walking with many bags, however the bus from el chalten to el... More

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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

The hotel is situated in the northern part of the town and very close to trail head, supermarket and restaurants. As we are strict vegetarians they allowed us to use their kitchen when not in use in order to heat up basic foods. This was a great benefit as there is only one strictly-vegetarian restaurant (strict=vegetarian food in vegetarian utensils)... More

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Address: Av San Martin 668, El Chalten 9301, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Chalten
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Poincenot 3.5*
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#7 Romantic Hotel in El Chalten
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The grand opening of Hotel Poincenot was on early January 2010, and has 20 well-equipped double rooms with private bathroom. The great views of the most well-known mountains that embrace El Chaltén, will give the guest an exact combination in between comfort and nature. ... more   less 
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