Featuring a lovely garden and impressive views of the mountains, Hostería El Pilar offers accommodations outside El Chalten. A daily breakfast is included. Rooms at Hostería El Pilar are cozy and comfortable. All of them feature private bathroom facilities and views of the local landscape. The property's restaurant serves local dishes based on original recipes by their authors, as well as international cuisine with ingredients from the Patagonian forest. Meals are cooked in a wooden oven and fresh fruit and vegetables are locally harvested. Hostería El Pilar also features a cozy seating area with a fireplace and a library. Parking is free of charge. The inn is 11 mi from El Chalten and 12 mi from Lago del Desierto. Comandante Armando Tola International Airport is 147 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 10 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (10.0)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
Number of guests
1 full bed
2 twin beds
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Property practices

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Guest reviews


Value for money
High score for El Chalten
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  • Perry
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    everything, it’s location, hosts and the food was amazing! thank you so much Cristina and Bill.
  • Herbert
    Austria Austria
    Absolut ruhige Lage. Zimmer mit Blick zum Fitz Roy. Herzliche Betreuung durch die Wirtsleute. Excelente Küche. Alles ist liebevoll zubereitet, sogar das Lunch-Packet für die Tageswanderung.
  • Tim
    Germany Germany
    Alleine schon das Essen ist den Trip wert. Es war wahrscheinlich das beste was wir in Argentinien gegessen haben. Die beiden jungen Argentinier, die das kleine Hotel betreiben sind äußerst sympathisch und hilfreich in allen Fragen, auch bei...

Area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      Local • International

Amenities of Hostería El Pilar
Great facilities! Review score, 9.5

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • River view
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Hiking
Living Area
  • Dining area
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
No internet access available.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Tour desk
    • Packed lunches
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    • Board games/puzzles
    • Smoke-free property
    • Hardwood or parquet floors
    • Heating
    • Carpeted
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
    • Entire unit located on ground floor
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Spanish

    House rules

    Hostería El Pilar takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM


    From 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children not allowed.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18


    Pets are not allowed.

    Visa Cash Hostería El Pilar accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    Please note the based on local tax laws, all Argentinian citizens and resident foreigners must pay an additional fee (VAT) of 21%. Only foreigners who pay with a foreign credit card, debit card or via bank transfer are exempt from this 21% additional fee (VAT) in accommodations and breakfast when presenting a foreign passport or a foreign ID along with a supporting document handed by the national migrations authority, if applicable.

    WIFI Detox: Please note there is no WIFI service in the property.

    Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

    FAQs about Hostería El Pilar

    • Room options at Hostería El Pilar include:

      • Twin/Double

    • Hostería El Pilar offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Hiking

    • Check-in at Hostería El Pilar is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • Hostería El Pilar is 6.8 miles from the center of El Chalten. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Hostería El Pilar has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant

    • The prices at Hostería El Pilar may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.