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Buena Vida Social Club

El Bolson, Argentina
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Ranked #2 of 16 El Bolson B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

Great place to stay just out of the main area. Very peaceful and Kitty and Horacio are gracious hosts. Kitty's home made bread is yum and the brekky is best we have had in Argentina!!! The bed incredibly comfy. Wish we had stayed longer.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

We stayed two nights at Buena Vida Social Club and loved everything about it. Horacio and Kitty were the perfect hosts with a lot of great recommendations and they made the best breakfast we've had in Argentina so far. Recommend it to everybody!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

The stay was great! A very welcoming feeling arranged by Horacio and Kitty. Breakfast is unique, healthy and tasty. Is about 12 minutes drive to town by a cab. You can call the "remise" from the hotel, or the hosts help you with it. Best beds of our stay in Argentina.

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Pickering, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

In Dec. 2013 we had the privilege of spending 5 night with Horacio and Kitty. At the end of our stay we hated to leave. Not only were they excellent hosts, making us feel very special but the views from their home were stunning. We also very much enjoyed the unusual art and stained glass which decorated their B &... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Our stay at Buena Vida was perfect. Kitty and Horacio are excellant hosts and they serve the best breakfast in Argentina - all homemade. The location is great for visiting Bosque Tollado and for the stunning views. We walked into town and back for dinner, but most people would drive!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

This was one of our first stops on our honeymoon and while the weather in El Bolson was less than desired it was made up for by the warmth of Horacio & Kitty at Buena Vida Social Club. The room was very nice and the bed was super comfortable. The views from the main room of the lodge were excellent... More

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

We spent 1 night with Kitty and Horatio, then decided to return for 2 more nights on our driving loop from and to Bariloche. The hosts were so personable, friendly, and most helpful. They welcomed us with open arms on our return visit. The road up from El Bolson was winding, but afforded a beautiful view of the valley from... More

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Redding, Ct
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

After reading all of the other great reviews....we could not agree more. This wonderful B&B is off the beaten path but easy enough to get to . The Buena Vida is located high up a hillside that overlooks the town of El Bolson... a beautiful location. It is very easy to understand why Horatio and Kitty were drawn to this... More

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Millburn, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

We drove from the northern lake region, passed Bariloche and headed south to El Bolson. We had no idea where this place was exactly, no address and no directions. There is no real address, so we asked a stranger on the street if they could make the phone call for us (we had no cell). We thought Bolson was small... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

We spent 3 nights with Horatio and Kitty in their lovely B&B and they could not have been more welcoming. The B&B is out of the main town and up on the hillside which means it has great views across the valley and is a good base for the sculptured forest and Cerro Piltriquitron mountain. The breakfasts were amazing and... More

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Address: El Bolson, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Rio Negro > El Bolson
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One of a kind.We are artists living half year in Berkeley CA half in Bolson.Top quality everything great breakfast lots of original art and crafts super beds and linen. The views are breathtaking from every one of the 5 rooms.We bake breads, scones and tarts with fruits from our trees, all organic.Hope to see you here ! ... more   less 
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