Hotel Sierra Nevada
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- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- High-speed internet in room
- Room service
- Non-smoking rooms
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Sierra Nevada El Calafate
Very helpful staff,excellent stay here,good wi fi and even got a complimentary meal! Rooms comfortable and well located.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Sierra Nevada El Calafate
Travel Blogs from El Calafate
Today a later start and we left the hotel at 1130 we went to the airport and flew the 3hrs to El Calafate in Patagonia on the Argentinian side. You could see snow and a big lake flying in we then got dropped at hotel I watched Belle on the hotel movie channel and ordered room ...
... ago, it now has 20,000 and growing fast due to tourism. It has 1m visitors a year, 7-9000 a day in the high season.
We go for a walk down the one main street, it is very wet and muddy, has been raining but not now - coffee in a warm setting, get a bit wet on the way home. Dinner in the hotel restaurant. Lovely food. Back to the king side bed and heated bathroom ...
... crossing so we visited a viewpoint just 45 minutes away. We were lucky enough to have clear skies (very unusual so we were told!) and so got to see the mountain in its entirety, stretching upwards into the sky. EL Chalten is also famous for its gale force winds. The winds were even worse than in O'Higgins, and we woke up several times a night thinking that our tent would rip, or even blow away! To be honest, it was slightly terrifying - waking up, the tent shaking, ...
... for a bit, and got to see 2 more pieces fall off. One was pretty little and the third was pretty large, but we were heading to the chalet already so no really amazing photos of it. The tour gave us 2.5 hours at the boardwalks and balconies. Way too long. We didn't walk the whole series of boardwalks as we were cold. So We ended up buying some food and sitting in the chalet for an hour. Thank goodness for books and magazines downloaded on our phones! (Thank you library card!) ...
... to go to the conference room to book our excursion for the next day. They have plenty of maps and information on the full day or half day excursions, you can do 2 half day excursions if this suits best. The excursions cater for all levels of fitness. We have an all inclusive package, so free food, drinks and excursions whilst we are here. It is a warm day, hot by Patagonia standards, 22 degrees. The rooms and bar area are like a sauna. The ...