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Aguas Arriba Lodge

Ruta Provincial N 23,km 130 | Lago del Desierto, El Chalten 9301, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We spent 5 nights at Aguas Arriba in March 2014 and everything about the hotel - the location, friendly and helpful staff,the food, quality of the rooms - made it a wonderful and unforgettable experience. The setting is spectacular, on the remote Lago Del Desierto, with wonderful views of mountains, glaciers and waterfalls. Pato and Ivor, the hosts are extremely... More

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Laren, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We, my husband, two children of 12 and 14 and I, spent 4 nights at Agua Arriba Lodge. What a beautiful place! Wonderful views (unfortunately we did not see the mt Fitz Roy completely, but we come back for it), comfortable and relaxed atmosphere, excellent food and and warm and friendly hosts Pato and Ivor. We made a few beautiful... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I spent two nights at Aguas Arriba in March 2014. I've traveled a lot and a few places I have stayed stand out as truly unique and memorable -- Aguas Arriba is one of them. Set in a breathtaking location on a remote lake overlooking glaciers and waterfalls, the hosts Pato and Ivor have created something extraordinary with this lodge... More

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Orange, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

My wife and I were lucky enough to spend 3 nights at Aguas Arriba Lodge for part of our honeymoon. We drove ourselves from El Calafate to El Chalten then continued down the dirt road for and hour or so to get to the boat launch on Lago Del Desierto. We were welcomed by Ivor the owner and Julia the... More

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Cordoba
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

A combination difficult to beat. Lakes, woods with a wonderful fauna, fishing, outstanding landscapes, nice accommodation and food, and better service. Today, it is hard to find such a wonderful and isolated place in Patagonia.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Nice location, nice chalet, excellent view, nice food, homemade products (bread), very nice staff (especially guide). Only problem: no noise isolation in rooms so you can hear your neighbours and I think that the price is too high for what you get. I guess 90% of the price is for the location. I would recommend to stay for a couple... More

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We recently took a trip to Patagonia and wanted to incorporate unique places to stay into our trip experience. We found Aguas Arriba during our search and knew it needed to be one of our picks. The lodge is located on a beautiful lake, isolated from any traffic (you can only get there by boat...or hike in) nestled on the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We just returned from a 3 weeks trip to Patagonia, and would like to share a hidden jewel, Aguas Arriba Lodge! The lake is just an hour drive from El Chalten. The owners - the delightful couple Pato and Ivor - pick you up at the tiny dock and take you by boat to their exclusive five room lodge, which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

After a few days serious trekking in El Chalten we moved up the valley to stay at the Aguas Arriba Lodge for a couple of days. Run as a relaxed, almost family, house with just 4 or 5 bedrooms this was the perfect place to relax. We did a couple of short treks, read books by the log fire, enjoyed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

aguas arriba lodge on the lake is a hiddwn jem.your own lake your own hikes and your owne nature. becouse its so remote the hikes are so special just for the aguas visitors. servise and food excellent. was so misterius and spooky when weather changed to rain we loved it.

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Address: Ruta Provincial N 23,km 130 | Lago del Desierto, El Chalten 9301, Argentina
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Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Chalten
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