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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was hands down our favorite part of our Patagonian honeymoon. We were a little skeptical about booking since it is more than we would normally spend on a hotel. We booked for 2 nights anyway since it was our honeymoon. Looking back the price is worth every penny and I would book again in a heartbeat. From the moment...

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

Thank you so much for your beautiful and warm review! It is really nice to know that you loved your days at the Estancia! We hope to see you soon again! Kind regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Salem, Oregon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent nine days in Patagonia and there was no lodge experience like Cristina. The exciting of the boat trip and remoteness but wonderful comfortable lodging and food that was superb. The history and most of all the unbelievable beauty and uniqueness of the scenery. The birds were marvelous and the horse ride was so much fun. The hiking was...

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

Thank YOU for choosing us and let us know your marvelous experience at the Estancia! Kind regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wow, Estancia Cristina is worth every expensive penny. Located deep in the Patagonia national park and only accessible by boat this luxury lodge has a bevvy of activities and absolute first class gourmet meals. It is so peaceful and the mountain and canyon views are some of the best I have seen in my life. In terms of activities, the...

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

Thank you so much for your beautiful detailed review of your staying at Estancia Cristina Lodge! Hope to see you soon again! Estancia Cristina staff.

Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful lodge, excellent staff, and located in the heart of Patagonia. If you are in need of lodgings in that area, would highly recommend it. There are a number of very nice local restaurants in the area. We had a wonderful time there.

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

Thank you so much for your review Jrpsl! Best regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Sammamish, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cristina offers comfortable rooms and attentive service for those who really want a way to get off the grid. The remote setting surrounded by mountain views, crystal clear streams and glacier-fed mountains is truly out of this world.

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

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

Mt Pleasant
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Estonia Christina is a very special place with a unique a nd wonderful ambience. The accommodations, service and food are all superb but what really sets it apart is the location and setting. The views, hiking and horseback riding are all magnificent. I hope to have the opportunity to return to this magical place.

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

Thank you so much for your review! Hope to see you soon again! Kind regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

San Martin de los Andes, Argentina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

there are many ways to know Patagonia.... spending couple days in Estancia Cristina is a MUST if you want to know the real feeling of this unique land! it really makes the difference to spend some days and nights in the middle of the Andes!

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Thnak you so much for your comment! Best regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After the 8am 3 hour ferry ride to the estancia we were ready for lunch!! The boat ride can be a little rough because of the constant wind. The lodge is very warm and cozy and you feel like you are in a home rather than a lodge, which of course you are. The rooms are all in "out buildings"...

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

Thank you so much for your review and let us know your experience at the Lodge! Kind regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an incredibly beautiful location. The service was fIrst class all round. The guides were all extremely well informed and all the staff were so helpful. I would definitely love to return for a longer stay. The lodges have amazing views and are furnished beautifully. I can't recommend this highly enough.

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Thank you so much Lizzie for your review! We are very glad that you loved staying with us! Regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting Estancia Cristina is a "must do" when you are in Bariloche. The boat ride on lake Argentino is spectacular, as you are confronted with maneuvering around all the icebergs going by! Once you arrive the setting is spectacular. If you get the opportunity to stay at the lodge for 1 or 2 nights, it is well worth it. The...

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

Thank you so much for your review. But remember that the Estancia is located in Los Glaciares National Park, El Calafate :) We are so happy that have enjoyed your days with us! Best regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

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  • Free Breakfast
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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 

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Address: Av. Libertador 1037 | Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Price Range: £582 - £841 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Estancia Cristina Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“All of the rooms are equally lovely although this is not a good choice for those who want access to tv or the Internet. ”
 of 5 bubbles lonesomepatti, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It appeared all the rooms were the same to me. We were in a cottage with 4 bedrooms and a common sitting area!”
 of 5 bubbles Nspar, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have amazing views!”
 of 5 bubbles AnnaLou1981, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The estancia runs on generator power, so lights are out at a certain time each night (midnight I think) and turned on again in the early morning. You will have emergency lights to rely on. This wasn't a problem for us, but might surprise some. ”
 of 5 bubbles karal280, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have spectacular views”
 of 5 bubbles Cachudito, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
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