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Boerne, Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful stay at the Estancia Cristina Lodge. The lodge is very remote and private, with lots of beautiful countryside to explore. The staff were very attentive; food was excellent; rooms were large and comfortable with gorgeous views.

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Burford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We only stayed 1 night but wished we had booked another night. The service, food and accommodation were all top notch. The activities at the estancia were well-managed and we thoroughly enjoyed our experience.

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Lucia S, Comercial at Estancia Cristina Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your opinion! We are pleased to know that you have enjoyed your days with us! Warm regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Boerne, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding visit. The location, scenery and opportunities for wonderful hikes are unmatched. And the staff were highly professional and attentive. The food and dining were of high quality. Strongly recommend.

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Lucia S, Comercial at Estancia Cristina Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and recommendation! Hope to see you soon again! Best regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is extraordinary and unique. The accommodations are nestled below snow capped peaks, glaciers and mountain waterfalls. Arrive by boat and enjoy the special attentive staff and service. Rooms are large and comfortable.

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Lucia S, Comercial at Estancia Cristina Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! Kind regards, Estancia Cristina Lodge

McLean, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The property is very remote and rustic, but the fact that there is essentially no internet or cell phone service is a major drawback. Also, the food is good, but not varied enough to withstand several days at the estancia.

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Lucia S, Comercial at Estancia Cristina Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for you review! Kind regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Davis, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although Estancia Cristina is pricey, it is worth every penny. The personalized service and attention of the staff are exceptional. The kitchen is first class, and the environment surrounding the Estancia is outstanding. Don't miss the 4x4 drive to the Uppsala Glacier overlook and the hike back through the Fossil Canyon.

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Thank you very much for your review! Regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good spot to go to. Join the exhilarating 14km fossil canyon walk if you can - today's glaciers, colours, fossils, folding, dykes, rocks, condors, streams, glaciation, plants, lichens... you name it, this is a geowalk par excellence.

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Thank you very much for your comment! Regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Paris, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was heaven , the site is amazing, the staff is wonderful , discreet, efficient and so nice ! The food is delicious ( and we are French !) , the trekking we did was beautiful and Rosario an excellent guide . Honestly it is one the most exclusive place we have ever been to ; Thank you for making...

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Thank you Veronique D for choosing us! We are pleased to have been your hosts! Kind regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Paris, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay was an outstanding experience. Located in an amazing part of wild nature we enjoyed trecking in the mountains with a young and talented guide. rooms are very comfortable, food is excellent and service is provided by great poeple who like to share the estancia life with you. This is a unique experience to get there

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Thank you so much for your review! Regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Santa Monica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We LOVED the Estancia Christina!!! Taking a long boat ride to get there made it even more special, although the wind did make it rather exciting. Passing brilliant turquoise ice bergs and then arriving at the Estancia helped separate this experience from everything else. The isolation -- the beauty -- the incredible hikes -- the views from the rooms --...

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Thank you so much Attyanne for your detailed and lovely review! We are really glad to know that you loved staying with us! Best regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the Northwest shore of the Lake Argentino Lake on the far of Cristiana’s arm, Estancia Cristina is located in a unique corner in Los Glaciares National Park. Founded in 1941 by Joseph P. Masters and his wife, this stunning place still maintains its essence, keeping the history of this family alive, that with great effort and perseverance, made this lonely and inhospitable place a small paradise a home.Estancia Cristina is a unique Lodge; it count with 20 comfortable rooms distributed in 5 elegant cabins and exclusive access to the most stunning sights of the Upsala Glacier. An enchanting and warm place, that just like in the past grants the best Patagonian hospitality. The only access to the Estancia is by boat; the full board Lodge program offer exquisite Patagonian gastronomy, a museum and a variety of activities to enjoy of this wonderful region. There are many activity options for you to choose: Walks of different demands, 4x4 wheel drive rides, horse riding, mountain bike or fishing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Estancia Cristina Lodge

Address: Av. Libertador 1037 | Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Price Range: $911 - $1,497 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Estancia Cristina Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“The Lenga room was lovely with a beautiful view and very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles 21GavinB, 6 days ago | Read review
“All of the rooms seem similar. We stayed in "Puma" and were delighted with the view.”
 of 5 bubbles StephenB232, 1 week ago | Read review
“we had a room " Herbert " with a breath taking view over the mountains , perfect !”
 of 5 bubbles veroniqued569, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Every room offers a fabulous view!”
 of 5 bubbles attyanne, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Best resort ever”
 of 5 bubbles mediamamaLA, Jan 3, 2017 | Read review
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