Patagon Hotel

Avda. del Libertador N0 371, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia, Z9405AED, Argentina | Hotel

Travel Blogs from El Calafate

"Jaw Dropping!"

A travel blog entry by nickjackets


... to count down from ten and as we hit the zero mark the van turns a corner and we get our first distant sighting of the full frontal view of Glacier Moreno.There is a momentary audible silence in the van and then a gasp of “wow!” and “spectacular!” from all of us,all language differences fall away and we are all equally agog,gawping at the mighty wall of ice that even at a distance looks colossal.

Out of the van we all pile and rush to the ...

Argentinian Pategonia

A travel blog entry by the5wynns


... its crevasses were even deeper hues of blue as the sun's light continues to fragment the layers of ice. We watched the glacier, seemingly leaning into the milky blue Lago Argentino as if about to jump in, and then all held our breath when startled to hear a loud thunderous crash. With not a cloud in the sky, we realized the sound came from the glacier itself, calving an iceberg into the lake as it inched forward before our eyes. The rest of the afternoon was spent wandering through ...

El Calafate - Big Ice, Big Mountains

A travel blog entry by jdtrip


... the Andean border with Chile. Upon arrival, we took a boat ride right up to the glaciar and, in the stillness, we heard it creaking and cracking. Everyone now and then a car-sized lump would tumble off and splash into the mirror-like lake to the ´ooo´s and ´aah´s of the boat crowd. Sandwiched between two big mountains, it doesn´t look massive but it is actually deceptively huge. It´s easily the height of the British coastline (at least, the parts with ...

On the Road Again Returning to Argentina

A travel blog entry by eldonsteeves


... the fox. They were amongst a herd of sheep so they seem to live in harmony with each other.

We got back to our hotel we had left two nights earlier to another lovely room. We were able to call both of the kids because we had a good-enough Internet connection. It was good to hear their voices again. I even called the hospital where Mom is and tried to talk to her twice. She wasn’t able to ...

Day 162 - Animals / Puma, Cavaxo y Liebre

A travel blog entry by wanvigdot


... until the last rider - which, incidentally , falls quickly and seems to be hurt - and then we get back to the car really fast. We are very cold. We stop to warm ourselves up at the café just before the border: Two coffees with milk, to hot chocolates and 4 toasts: USD25. What a business!

I am writing in the car while we still have over an hour to get to El Calafate. We will get there around midnight. The sunset is worth ...


This hotel, located on Avda. del Libertador N0 371, El Calafate, is near Glaciar Perito Moreno and El Chalten.
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