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Hosteria El Pilar

Ruta Provincial 23, km 17, El Chalten 9301, Argentina
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Hosteria El Pilar
Ranked #3 of 17 hotels in El Chalten
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

How can I try and sum up our stay at Hosteria El Pilar in a Tripadvisor review which will do it justice..Both my husand and I are in our 30's and we had an absolutely wonderful time staying at El Pilar which we both agreed was the highlight of our holiday. I'm going to break it down by headings the... More

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I had an excellent stay at Hosteria El Pilar. Spotless rooms, extremly welcoming and helpful staff, reliable pick up service, really nothing to complain about. Perfect location for honeymooners and nature lovers.

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Brisbane, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We loved Hosteria El Pilar! Walk out from El Chalten - most people go via the mountain and the national park, but we took the road which mostly follows the river, and it was lovely - either option is an adventure. The river route also meant we got to stop at the quirky and delightful little Bonanza campground (who also... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Besides the spectacular setting, El Pilar adds value to any trip to El Chalten and the Southern Patagonian Ice-Field by being incredibly warm and comfortable (which is important in a place where even high-summer weather conditions can be pretty harsh). The staff are friendly and knowledgable, the atmosphere is cosy and relaxing, the rooms are very affordable given the high-season... More

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014 via mobile

We had such a wonderful stay at El Pilar for 3 nights, surrounded by amazing and peaceful scenery. The location is really the highlight since we were literally in the mountains next to the beautiful Rio Blanco. The hosteria is Eco-friendly since all the power comes from a hydro-generator. Our room #5 was large and quiet, with a luxurious bathroom... More

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Hoi An, Vietnam
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014 via mobile

We only had 2 nights, so 1 full day to trek, and were given excellent advice by the staff on whatthebest options for us were to get the most out of the time we had there. As mentioned in other reviews they are located outside of town on the start of the hike route for Los tres! We hiked to... More

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San Diego, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This place deserves its rave reviews!!! It is in a beautiful location and our room could see the mountains. It's very quaint and feels really warm and cozy. The staff is phenomenal and I have absolutely no complaints. I would absolutely recommend this property!!

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San Francisco, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

El Pilar is an adorable and peaceful B&B, with large, clean rooms and multiple common areas with fireplaces that are perfect for reading. There is no wifi or computer access, so it's a wonderful retreat from 'civilization'. The staff are super friendly and keen to make your stay wonderful. It's also right on a hiking path so you can start... More

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Orlando, Florida
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
33 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

This small inn is about 30 minutes down a gravel road from El Chalten. The advantage to that is that you can start hiking right outside your door. (That being said, you can also start hikes right from the town to other trails). The views are amazing and the staff is very nice/helpful. The breakfast spread was the same everyday... More

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Caracas, Venezuela
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

When we booked El Pilar for our last three nights of two weeks in southern Patagonia, we hoped it would be a trip highlight, and it absolutely was. There are so many good things to say about this place. If you can get a room here, do! Unless you hate the outdoors (in which case, Patagonia is no place for... More

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Also Known As:
Hosteria El Pilar Hotel
Hosteria El Pilar Hotel El Chalten
Hosteria El Pilar Chalten
Address: Ruta Provincial 23, km 17, El Chalten 9301, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Chalten
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Ranked #3 of 17 hotels in El Chalten
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