Welcome to Posada El Barranco!

Our posada offers the perfect place to enjoy this unique landscape, with the atmosphere of a Patagonian ‘Bed and Breakfast’ and the amenities of a hotel, to make your time in El Chalten unforgettable. We are located in the heart of El Chalten, only meters away from the start of the traditional trails and also from the best bars and restaurants in the area, making Posada El Barranco and ideal destination to explore the impressive views of Parque Nacional los Glaciares (remember that the entrance to the park is free).

Check out our 3 cabins with "quincho" (indoor barbecue).

We pride ourselves in taking excellent care of our guests and we make them feel at home from the moment they arrive at our door. Our staff are on hand to advise our guests on trail information, activities in and around Chalten and of course, the best places to eat and drink.
So relax and enjoy, we'll take care of the rest!
Welcome to this far away place.

Check out what our guests say!


13 rooms with private bathroom (total capacity for 31 passengers).

Continental breakfast.

Free WIFI.

Central heating by radiators.

Large park.

Steps from the head of trails.

Our Hostería

Our posada offers the perfect place to enjoy the landscape, with the atmosphere of a Patagonian ‘Bed and Breakfast’ and the amenities of a hotel, to make your time in El Chalten unforgettable.

The hotel, opened its doors in 2008 and has a modern design with simple and clear lines, with details in rustic rocks from the area, making it unique in El Chalten.


We are conveniently located in the heart of El Chaltén, a few meters from the start of the traditional trails and also from the best bars and restaurants in the area.


6 double twin rooms, 3 double rooms, 3 triple rooms with a double bed and a single bed and 1 quadruple room with a double bed and two single beds.


Continental breakfast: coffee, tea, milk, juice, yogurt, cereals, black and white bread, toast, butter, jam, ham, cheese, egg, fruits and puddings.

Living room and breakfast area

Large living room and breakfast room with windows overlooking the park, with bar and cafeteria service; We also prepare food (lunch box).


Free WIFI.

Reception attended 24 hours a day.

Guest laundry service.

Our staff will be able to make some recommendations about the trails and the tours to do on the area, the best restaurants and bars, and everything you will need to enjoy your stay at El Chalten.

At the reception you can hire all the excursions you want to take during your stay, whether they are activities in the town and its surroundings as well as tickets to continue your trip.

We have also 3 cabins with "quincho" (indoor barbecue).

What our guests say


Check In: from 1:00 p.m.

Check Out: until 10:00 a.m.

Late check-out: 5:00 p.m.

No smoking: smoke-free environments.

No pets allowed.

Children of all ages are welcome.


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45, Street #2 (intersection with Lionel Terray Street) - El Chaltén - Santa Cruz province - Argentine Patagonia

Distance from the entrance to El Chaltén: 1200 m.

Distance from Comandante Armando Tola International Airport (El Calafate) to El Chaltén: 200 Km (2.5 hours by car or bus).

How to get

If you come by car, take route 3 out of El Calafate and heading to Rio Gallegos. When you arrive at the intersection with route 40, turn left (north) and follow that same road until the intersection with route 23 where you will also turn left

(west). Halfway to the town, you will find the historical Parador La Leona, where you can stop to stretch your legs and have a coffee. If you come by bus, you can take one of the three daily buses (depending on the season) that connect

El Calafate to El Chalten. If you would like to arrive in El Chalten directly from the airport without stopping in El Calafate, several companies offer a transfer service directly from the airport to the hotels here in El Chalten.

Useful information

Argentina, the country

Official language: Spanish.
National currency: Argentine Peso.
Passport: minimum validity of 6 months.
Visas for tourism: authorized period of stay of is up to 90 days.
Vaccination for foreigners: Yellow Fever Vaccine is mandatory only in case of visiting forested areas of the north and northeast of Argentina, the borders with Brazil and Paraguay at altitudes below 2300 masl, including Iguazu Falls.
It is advisable to take out travel insurance to cover medical expenses abroad, including medical transfer.
Electric network: 220V / 50Hz.

El Chaltén

National Direct Dialing Code: 02962.
International Direct Dialing Code: 0054 2962.
How to get there: land route from El Calafate to 134 Km.
Nearest airport: El Calafate at 125 mi.
Climate in the austral summer: dry, windy and very variable.
Minimum average temperature: 33ºF (-1ºC) on winter.
Maximum average temperature: 59ºF (+15ºC) on summer.

Available services in El Chaltén

ATM (Red Link, Banco Santa Cruz).
Postal Mail: Correo Argentino.
Mobile network: 3G (Movistar and Claro companies).
On Bank.
Fuel: gasoline and diesel.

Services NOT available

Money Exchange agencies.