Best Hotels to Visit in Patagonia

Patagonia Travel Posted on 01/06/2022

Patagonia is burst with activities for all ages and tastes, as so does its accommodation. For each explorer, there is the right hotel for them.  Let’s discover the wide range of hotels Patagonia can offer for your trip.

1. Luxury Hotels

Find all the comfort and luxury in these Patagonia hotels. Top-ranked hotels in the best locations in Patagonia, with breathtaking views of the still-water pristine lakes and the many snow-capped mountains.

Arakur Ushuaia Resort & Spa | Ushuaia

Discover the End of the World city through Arakur’s pleasure and relaxed experience. Its outdoor hot tubs and its in-out pool with a view to the lake, coronate a one-of-kind visit to the breathtaking city of Ushuaia. You can also do some of the outdoor activities they propose such as guided trekking circuits to Cerro Alarkén, Vinciguerra Glacier, and Iceberg Lagoon among others. Try local dishes like Centolla at the restaurant or the Piano Bar, while enjoying an impressive view of the Beagle Channel and the Vinciguerra Glacier. This is a perfect Patagonia hotel for couples!

Arakur Hotel in Ushuaia, Patagonia, Argentina

Llao Llao Hotel | Bariloche

World-famous 5-star resort Llao Llao located on the shore of Nahuel Huapi’s lake, is, by excellence, an exclusive Patagonia hotel in Bariloche. Built and designed by the famous architect Alejandro Bustillo, this hotel is iconic in the region and the one if not the most renamed, so far. Heated in-out vanishing pool, bridge room, and live shows are some of the indoor activities you may find, along with outdoor activities such as archery, tennis courts, and additional activities like boating, and rafting, among others. This resort offers activities for all ages and tastes, so it is an excellent choice for families but also, for couples looking for a romantic getaway.

Llao Llao hotel Bariloche Argentina

Explora | El Chaltén

Placed in Los Huemules Conservation Reserve, explorers and awe-inspiring landscapes lovers will, for sure, enjoy this absolutely high-level lodge that offers outdoor activities such as expeditions to access remote but outstanding locations, van-led with short hikes expeditions, and many other countless adventurous activities. Between jagged mountains and the dense Patagonia forest, delight yourself with Explora’s sophisticated local cuisine made by top-ranked chefs, Pablo Jesus Rivera and Guido Tassi, and to top up? Relax in one of the five open-air jacuzzis.

Explora Hotel Chaltén Patagonia Argentina

EOLO – Patagonia´s Spirit | El Calafate

Privilege located between El Calafate and Perito Moreno’s Glacier, this Patagonia hotel defines itself as a place of “understated elegance”. Built by the world-known Fernando Bustillo, grandson of the recognized architect Alejandro Bustillo, this hotel combines regional and aesthetic architecture to experience Patagonia’s natural wonders in simple but high-class accommodations. You will be able to enjoy the views of the Patagonian steppe through the wide windows of this hotel while delighting yourself with regional but sophisticated cuisine by chef Juan Pablo Bonaveri. If you are looking to experience Slow Travel, this might be a great choice.

2. Comfort Hotels

Comfort Hotels is your call if you are looking for a personalized experience in the best Patagonia hotels. Guests can have a singular and unique time within any of these not-luxurious but cozy and comfortable hotels, enjoying a relaxing and peaceful time, surrounded by Patagonia’s natural beauty.

Hostería Senderos | El Chaltén

Warmth and coziness within this Hosteria in El Chalten’s village are guaranteed. Twenty double bedrooms and one Family Suite are available along with an excellent restaurant for you to enjoy a peaceful stay in this Patagonia area.

La Cantera Hotel Boutique | El Calafate

After a long day of exploring Patagonia’s wonders, nothing better than getting back to comfortable and relaxing accommodations. La Cantera offers rooms with balconies and decks to enjoy not only 100% traditional local dishes but also an unspoiled view of Lago Argentino and the Cordillera de Los Andes. 

Lirolay Suites | Bariloche

Suites with a view are guaranteed in this Patagonia hotel designed with the typical “Bariloche” architecture: wood and stone structures. Experience the comfort and peace of Bariloche’s landscapes from a fully-equipped suite with stunning views of Nahuel Huapi’s lakes, with exquisite decoration. Depending on your Suite choice, you may discover commodities like fireplaces, hot tubs within your room, or an outdoor jacuzzi. In all cases, homemade food and warm treats are included.

Lirolay Hotel in bariloche, Patagonia, Argentina

3. Glamping

Combine nature and comfort in the spectacular domes or tents known as glamping. Experience sleeping in the countryside in fully-equipped luxurious domes in the best spots of Patagonia. Immerse yourself in Patagonia’s natural environment in these low environmental impact Patagonia hotels.

EcoCamp Patagonia | Torres del Paine

Located in Chilean Patagonia, EcoCamp is awarded as the 2nd Best Hotel in South America in T+L’s prestigious World’s Best Awards. Domes, the world’s first geodesic domes, in fact, are high-quality and eco-friendly designed and fully equipped with heating, private bathroom, and regional decoration. All included tours are available also, for you to discover Torres del Paine’s nature and wildlife. If you are in for small chats and some drinks, there is a Community Dome for you to meet and get to know explorers like you from all over the globe.

Glamping in Torres del Paine

Chaltén Camp | El Chaltén

How do you feel about a hammock with a view of the one and only Mount Fitz Roy? Your domes, cozily decorated, have it as well! These geodesic structures are placed in the native forest on the outside of the beautiful village of El Chalten, where you can enjoy world-class trails, climbing lessons, full-day kayaking, and bird watching. Domes commodities include wooden-stove, queen-size beds, and 220 volts of electricity.

Patagonia Camp | Torres del Paine

Also located in Chilean Patagonia, in Torres del Paine precisely, this kind of glamping offers traditional Mongolian structure domes known as Yurts. Its rounded-shaped maximize lighting and heating, while also being equipped with an Ensuite bathroom, and handmade decór: all you need to spend a night under the Patagonia stars. Definitely, a once in a lifetime experience!

Patagonia Camp Glamping

4. Estancias

Live a local experience connecting with nature and native wildlife. Estancias, as they call them in Patagonia, are sort of like ranches where kids and adults will for sure have an experience of a lifetime. Discover the area in unscheduled activities, wandering in the vast land on Patagonia before joining the many activities you can experience like back horse riding or wildlife spotting.

Estancia Bonanza | El Chaltén

Owned by a local family, it is the first time they open their doors to the public making it a true-local experience for getting to know Patagonia’s real essence. Its location is privileged: at the foot of the Cordon del Bosque, an area covered by rivers, streams, and mountains, 20km away from El Chalten’s village. Your accommodation is an all-Inclusive experience at a cozy, rural but fully-equipped house, with homemade local food included. Mountain bikes, climbing lessons, and horseback riding are also available to unleash your inner explorer.

Estancia Cristina | El Calafate

Even before your arrival, your stay at Estancia Cristina in El Calafate might be unforgettable: the only way to access it is exclusively by boat. So, navigate to the pristine Lake Argentino to arrive at your cozy and all-inclusive lodge. This Estancia is an out-of-the-grid experience, disconnect from daily routines, and delight yourself with picture-postcard landscapes with any of the excursions that this Estancia offers.

Estancia Cristina in El Calafate

Estancia Cerro Guido | Torres del Paine

Connect with the Chilean Patagonia spirit in this restored Estancia of the 1920s in a hotel that embraces its local culture and natural environment. Twelve rooms decorated with an English style, equipped with central heating and Wi-Fi connection. Try traditional dishes made of organic, natural ingredients grown in the greenhouse of the Estancia after enjoying some of the daily activities such as the gaucho’s experiences activities or going wildlife spotting, hiking, or horseback riding.

5. Bonus track: Family Hotels

Discover Patagonia with the whole family: nobody stays at home! 

Accommodation is key to having a unique experience as a family. Let’s see what Patagonia hotels offer for your little explorers, not-so-little ones, adults, and grown-ups!

Los Cauquenes Resort & Spa | Ushuaia

This Patagonia hotel is a Resort & Spa that offers a wide range of activities for all ages and tastes: adventure activities, spa & wellness treatments, and a unique cuisine experience. Relax in its in-out pools and jacuzzi, stare at the Beagle Channel, or delight yourself Nocturnal Expedition to Cerro Castor in the Lasifashaj Valley, crossing forests in 4×4 vehicles, and more are for sure experiences of a lifetime for the whole family!

Cauquenes Estancia Ushuaia Patagonia Argentina

Estancia Nibepo Aike | El Calafate

A rural experience within the Los Glaciares National Park. Nibepo’s 100 years old house is a place to connect with Patagonia’s local culture as a family. Commodities include reading rooms for the elders to sit by the fire and enjoy a peaceful moment, or maybe to try some local homemade food at the restaurant while the small ones discover Patagonia’s wildlife in some of the farming activities like watching sheep shearing. More outdoor activities for the most adventurous are horseback riding to Hidden Glacier embracing the local gaucho culture, or sailing to the glaciers to marvel at these giant ice walls.

Cacique Inacayal – Lake & Spa Hotel | Bariloche

This sophisticated Patagonia hotel located in Bariloche gives its guests the chance to have a relaxed stay near the Centro Civico but is surrounded by the natural landscape of Nahuel Huapi’s lake. This will allow you to be within a walking distance of the many attractions in the city center but also be able to chill in the whirlpool bathtub or the Scottish Showers while kids play in the heated and endless swimming pool.

Patagonia hotels are endless and very different from one another but still, they all send the same message: come to discover Patagonia’s greatness and its natural wonders and hidden gems in this vast, impressive, and adventurous territory! Which one would you choose?

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