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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

You have to be into hiking, and/or fishing or horseback riding. Not easy to get here (once a day boat) but you can get to some of the most beautiful hiking in Patagonia. Nice rooms and restaurant, excellent service.

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

Thank you very much Glenn for your review! Wamrs regards, Estancia Cristina staff. More 

Berkeley, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Estancia Christinia is a very unique place. Setting is stunning, at the end of a glacier fed lake, surrounded my mountains and wild open lands. Anyone fortunate enough to visit this part of the world would be lucky to spend time at EC.

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

Thank you very much for your beautiful review! Best regards, Estancia Cristina staff. More 

Lakewood, Colorado
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

We enjoyed our time at the Lodge and the food. Great remote Lodge with great hiking trails and horse back riding. We were impressed with your food service and wine knowledge. Thanks for a great get away.

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

Thank YOU Marilyn for choosing us for your staying at El Calafate!!! We are very glad to have had you at the Estancia! Hope to see you soon again! Regards, Estancia Cristina staff. More 

Arroyo Grande
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

My sons and I spent three days here on a Backroads tour. The accommodations were nice, the food was five-star fabulous and the staff were terrific. Activities abound. Mostly hiking but there is horseback riding and fishing in season. The best part of the trip was an excursion to a research hut overlooking the Upsala glacier with a long hike... More 

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Thank you very much for your review! We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stgaying at the Estancia with your son! Regads, Estancia Cristina staff. More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

If you want a retreat that offers everything you've ever imagined and more, come here. The hiking, the food, the wildlife, the glaciers, the wind, the geology, the stars, did I mention the wind? BREATHTAKING. You will not be disappointed unless you have no capacity for joy.

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

Thank you very much for your review! It is really inspirational for those who still have not decided to stay with us! Best regards, Estancia Cristina staff. More 

California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

From Pedro meeting us at our arrival to his driving us back to the boat 4 days later, everything was great. Thank you Pedro! It was a 5 star experience. Our horse riding and our three treks were great. Our guides: we had Mila for two days and she is fabulous, but both were really great. The Fossil Canyon walk... More 

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

Dear BluesSkiesCA, thank you very much for sharing with us and with other guests your experience at Estancia Cristina Lodge. We do appreciate your recognition for our staff and the services we offered. In reference to our menu options, we will inform our manager and Chef about your comments and of course we will consider them to improve our proposals.... More 

Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

This is definitely a must see place!!!! We stayed at the estancia for 3 days and we still left with many trails yet to explore! We'll be back soon. The visit starts at the moment you board the boat that takes you to the ranch, accross the huge Lago Argentino navegating between icebergs and with a stop in front of... More 

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

Thank you very much for your review! We will be waiting you on your next trip to Patagonia! Best regards, Estancia Cristina staff. More 

Mill Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Completely loved the Estancia, the rooms, the staff, the food, the activities one can do one your own or with others. Great hiking, followed by a comfy bed and good food. I've always loved backpacking and trekking, but being able to end the day in a place like this has me spoiled. The winds of Patagnia are incredible and unrelenting,... More 

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Greenvale, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

clean rooms homey and very good service All the help was extremely polite The horseback riding was great especially crossing the streams this is also a photographers dream location food was actually very good

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Shropshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

Estancia Cristina is so relaxing it is beautiful and tastefully decorated Set in lovely grounds with friendly staff. We cannot recommend it enough and could have stayed there longer . It is really first class accommodation . The rooms were so lovely so was the idilyic rural setting . It's really worth visiting .

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Thank you very much for you review and recommendation! Warm regards, Estancia Cristina staff. More 

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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: $901 - $1,070 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Estancia Cristina Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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