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Set in a manor house overlooking the Viedma Lake, Estancia La Estela features a restaurant and a stable. It offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and breakfast services. La Leona Petrified Wood is 9.3 mi away. With large windows overlooking the lake, rooms at La Estela are very bright and spacious. They feature stylish wooden furnishing, heating and private bathroom. Breakfast including homemade cakes is served daily. The restaurant offers local specialties such as grilled lamb and chicken. Drinks and snacks can be ordered at the bar. Guests can ride one of the horses from the stable to explore the surroundings, or watch a movie in the TV lobby. A games room featuring billiards is also available. Free parking is provided. Estancia La Estela is 68 mi from Chalten and 170 from Perito Moreno Glacier. Calafate Airport is 56 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Estancia La Estela has been welcoming guests since Nov 29, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Breakfast Info

Gluten-free, American

Free Private Parking Available On Site

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Room Type
1 full bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 1
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Lago Viedma
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  • Madison
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Nicole and everyone else working there were very kind. the views are beautiful.
  • Daniel
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    We were greeted with a lemon meringue pie taller than Cerro Fitz Roy and sent off with a steak wider than Lago Viedma. Everything in between was delightful. From the views to the stargazing, the peacefulness to the friendly staff and guests (and...
  • Kevin
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The staff (thank you Nicole) was amazing. Beautiful setting. Wish we could have stayed longer.
  • Steinshouer
    Costa RicaCosta Rica
    The attention of the staff was one of the best we have encountered in our travels. The horse ride and parrillada is not to be missed.
  • Thomas
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    We liked everything! I travel a lot (business and leisure), and this was the best “hotel” I ever stayed at. Beautiful landscapes and views, comfortable cabins and rooms, welcoming bar and restaurant areas (each are their own little house) with...
  • Rachel
    The property is BEAUTIFUL and everything is immaculately designed. Our hostess Nicole couldn’t have been more helpful, and we loved grabbing a drink before dinner. Horseback riding along the river was such a special experience and the dogs running...
  • Surabhi
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    this was my favorite stay in Patagonia. I would love to go back and spend more time here. on a clear day you can see mount Fitz Roy! the views of the lake are amazing and the staff provides excellent service.
  • Dominic
    the longer you stay there the more you appreciate the views. in comparison with properties in town we thought the place was good value for money. we didn’t try the horse riding due to the winds and we not being hardy enough.
  • Mark
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Nicole, our hostess, was fabulous-we LOVED her!!!!!
  • Peter
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Highly recommend staying here. My wife and I spent just one night but wish we would have reserved more nights. The dinner was perfect and the room was the best during a two week vacation across Argentina. The breakfast was generous and the dinner...
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Property questions and answers
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  • Hello, what is the cost for your guests to book a horse riding or rafting trip? Many thanks

    Hola! These are the activities we’re offering now at the ranch: Short ride US 75 Short ride with lunch at the Shelter US 95 Long ride US 95 Long ride ..
    Answered on 15 February 2023
  • My daughters are vegetarians (I know, it’s a sinn traveling Argentina as a vegetarian;-)). Do you offer vegetarian meals in your restaurant? Thanks!

    Good evening! Yes, of course we offer vegetarian options! (Although they’ll be missing our great meat ☺️)
    Answered on 23 April 2022
  • Buenos dias! Do you offer horse riding tours at the ranch? We plan to stay with you in April this year and would love to do a horse ride however we ..

    Hola Marc, yes we offer them (for beginners). You have many options. Best, Laura
    Answered on 11 April 2022
  • Hola, Proveen translado desde el Chalten hasta la Estancia y de la Estancia al aeropuerto para dos personas? Muchas gracias

    Buenos días! En caso de no contar con movilidad propia, hay dos maneras de llegar a Estancia La Estela: Bus Regular: Hay dos compañías de Buses (Chalt..
    Answered on 19 December 2019
  • How can we get to you from El calefate airport and then to El chelton after our stay?

    Hola! From the airport you can get with prívate transfer: AR$18.000 (if you pay in dollars it is usd 65).only cash. to Chalten you can go the same wey..
    Answered on 22 November 2022
  • Is it possible to stop in for lunch even though we aren’t staying overnight? Is it necessary to book in advance?

    Hola! We do not offer that kind of service…. Anyway, you can stop only to have lunch at Parador La Leona, also on Route 40 (in front of La Estela), a ..
    Answered on 24 November 2022
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Area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free

Amenities of Estancia La Estela
Great facilities! Review score, 9.5

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Restaurant
  • Free parking
  • Room service
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • River view
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • Lake view
  • View
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Patio
  • Garden
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
  • Kids' club
    Additional charge
  • Horseback riding
    Additional charge
  • Hiking
  • Pool table
  • Game room
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Interconnecting room(s) available
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

Estancia La Estela takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 9:00 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 of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Free! Pets are allowed. No extra charges.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Cash Estancia La Estela accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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.

Please inform Estancia La Estela of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

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

FAQs about Estancia La Estela

  • Guests staying at Estancia La Estela can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Gluten-free
    • American

  • Estancia La Estela has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Estancia La Estela is 3.1 miles from the center of Lago Viedma. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Estancia La Estela offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Fishing
    • Kids' club
    • Horseback riding

  • Room options at Estancia La Estela include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Quad
    • Triple

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

  • Check-in at Estancia La Estela is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.