Villaggio Hotel Boutique
Travel Blogs from Mendoza
We had an excellent dinner last night at a restaurant recommended to us by our wine tour guide. Food and wine are very important to Argentinians and the quality and presentation is excellent and at very reasonable prices.
We had allocated today as a day to explore Mendoza as we had read about the tree lined streets and pretty squares. We …
Up promptly this morning to meet our guide in the hotel lobby for our trip to the local wineries. Wine making in Argentina and the exporting of, is a relatively recent phenomenon and Malbec, which is produced principally in and around Mendoza, is probably the most well known to us.
The area is in the foothills of the Andes which apparently …
Had a really excellent meal at La Cabrera last night. Huge steak not too dissimilar to a normal Sunday roast accompanied by around a dozen small dishes of various vegetables. Despite the size of the steak we saw it off as well as the Malbec and the chocolate pudding! It is a very popular restaurant, we left around 11 o'clock and there was a queue …
If Santiago is classy then Mendoza is virtually royalty! The people carry themselves with a real air of dignity yet are friendly and tolerant of the "no hablo espanol" way. We knew we were off to a good start when the cab driver that dropped us off told us we were staying at a really good hotel. The location was ideal and it felt much safer than …
For once the flight from El Calafate to Mendoza via Buenos Aires was nice, on time and they didnīt even lose our bags, plus the plane had USB connection - Dave was well happy!!
We were supposed to go to Bariloche before Mendoza but unfortunately due to the volcano eruption in Chile there are still problems in reaching this town by plane so we …
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
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