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Rancho Grande is a large ranch-style hostel with stunning views of the Patagonian Mountains. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

Accommodations at Rancho Grande includes mixed dormitories with shared bathrooms and private rooms with private bathrooms. All have simple furnishings with bright yellow walls.

The 24-hour restaurant serves a continental breakfast and a wide variety of meals. Guests can also make use of the hostel kitchen to prepare their own meals.

The tour desk at Rancho Grande can arrange an airport shuttle service.

This is our guests' favorite part of El Chalten, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Rancho Grande has been welcoming guests since May 4, 2011

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in El Chalten, this property has an excellent location score of 9.1!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, American

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Do you accept credit cards?
    Yes, we do
    Answered on February 27, 2020
  • Hi, Do you have laundry facilities on-site? Thanks, -Priyanka
    Hello Priyanka! We do have a laundry service in the hostel. We wash conld and dry heat. And it usually takes 24hs
    Answered on December 15, 2019
  • What time is breakfast buffet served? And do you make lunch boxes?
    Breakfast is from 3AM to 10AM. We do make lunch boxes
    Answered on January 4, 2020
  • What are your laundry rates?
    The bag is 400 ARS, the limit per bag is 4/5 kilos
    Answered on February 2, 2020
  • Hola! Quiero saber si puedo dejar mi maleta a las 11 am antes del check in para aprovechar el dia, ya que llegaría desde el calafate en el primer bus
    Buenas tardes Si, por supuesto. Podes dejar tus cosas antes del check in en recepción y empezar a usar las áreas comunes, cocina, comedor, baños, duch..
    Answered on June 9, 2021
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Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site


Amenities of Rancho Grande
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Mountain view
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Snorkeling Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

Rancho Grande takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM


Until 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.

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Crib and extra bed policies

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

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash Rancho Grande accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

This accommodations is registered as a provider of the Pre Trip Program (Programa Previaje) of the Argentinian Ministry of Tourism and Sports(CUIT: 20184483654)
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.

FAQs about Rancho Grande

  • Rancho Grande is 0.7 miles from the center of El Chalten.

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

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Rancho Grande by:

    • Airport shuttle (public) 4h

  • Rancho Grande has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Rancho Grande offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Fishing
    • Horseback riding

  • Guests staying at Rancho Grande can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • American

  • Check-in at Rancho Grande is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.