The town of Bariloche, Argentina, is a serene spot, located right at the foothills of the Andes Mountains and on the southern edge of Nahuel Haupi Lake. For many years, this town in the Patagonia region has been a refuge for visitors, dating back to the indigenous Mapuche and Poya people. Today, it’s grown into a palatial getaway for those who want to truly bask in the natural splendor that evokes images of the Swiss Alps but contains a traditional flavor that can only be found in Argentina. Here’s a number of places for travelers to stay, that will bring out the best of their visit to Bariloche.
1. Llao Llao Hotel & Resort (from USD 412)
The Llao Llao Hotel & Resort is one of the oldest hospitality structures in this area, dating back to 1939 and surviving a catastrophic fire a year later as well as being closed for 15 years. Through it all, it has maintained a reputation as being an elite hotel, that allows guests to fully experience the wonders of Patagonia.
The hotel is perched between the Tronador and Cerra Lopez Mountains and has over 200 rooms between two wings - the Bustillo wing, which is the original hotel structure and the Lago Moreno wing, which was built in 2007. The suites are delicately laid out, to give guests chalet-like comfort, with presidential suites being a favorite of dignitaries, due to their spaciousness. All of the suites and rooms are bedecked in a full assortment of amenities, including wireless internet and in-house doctors, in case of medical emergencies.
Llao Llao Resort, Golf-Spa
Address: Av. Bustillo Km 25
Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna
2.Gran Hotel Panamericano (from USD 84)
The Gran Hotel Panamericano is a charming hotel in the countryside, a short distance from the center of Bariloche. Travelers here will find an aesthetic that is set up to give them a true mountain lodge feel, conveyed through a rustic but polished flair. The hotel has 56 rooms broken up into three separate suites, with an emphasis on rooms for couples. Each room is equipped with central heating, high-speed internet access and each is also served by 24-hour room service.
Gran Hotel Panamericano
Address: Avenida Exequiel Bustillo 22900
Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Garden Non-smoking rooms
This vacation rental is all about the stunning view of Nahuel Huapi lake. Only a few minutes from the airport, the loft is a prime area for visitors to take up a number of outdoor activities, like kayaking on the lake or the nearby river. The studio loft can accommodate three guests and has a sizable balcony. There are a good amount of amenities available here, which include satellite television, a coffee maker and in-floor heating, as well as access to the swimming pool in the building and free parking.
Superb Loft lakeshore with climatized poolDina Huapi, Río Negro, Argentina
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:lovely location stylish apartment stunning views and very comfortable bed
Host:barbara and martin were very nice and accommodating hostsnice owners who helped us a lotgreat hosts and and made sure i felt welcome and was comfortablemartin and barbara were so helpful and gave us loads of information for everything that we askedRead more reviews
Location:great place for the money
4. La Petite Maison (from USD 40)
La Petite Maison is a cozy vacation rental and is the prime choice for couples taking a holiday to Patagonia. The studio is right in the downtown area of Bariloche and is minutes from the main thoroughfare. It’s delicately furnished and while it doesn’t have a television (the hosts are keen on visitors getting out to enjoy all Bariloche has to offer), there is wireless internet available, among the other amenities available. There is elevator access, as well as a kitchen available for guests.
Hermoso departamento centrico, La Petite MaisonSan Carlos de Bariloche, Río Negro, ArgentinaSuperhost
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:the heating (hydronic system) gas electricity wifi and hot water all worked very wellthe apartment is as pictured and marina was a delight to deal with
Cleanliness:we enjoyed the clean cute and comfortable placesuper nice apartment clean well locatedthe space is clean comfortable and full of natural lighti had an excellent time in bariloche made all the better by this very convenient clean and cozy studioeverything was clean and new and the location was great
Host:the hosts are wonderful peoplemarina is an excellent hostshe was very helpful with local suggestions and provided valuable advice about the ski resortmarina was lovely she was very helpful and nicemarina is truly a super hostRead more reviews
Location:the location is great close to the center and very calmthe apartment was perfect for us within walking distance to restaurants shopping and transportationthe studio is spacious and nicely decorated with a great location for downtowngreat place perfect location and very cleangreat communication from beginning to end the place was very centrally located to restaurants and activities in the city
5.Chalet Centro (from 60 USD)
For those who want a true outdoor experience while in Bariloche, Chalet Centro positions itself as a postcard-perfect choice. The vacation rental is not too far from the shores of Nahuel Huapi Lake, and its tucked away inside a forest glade. Chalet Centro is built in the style of a modernized mountain cabin, with a large outdoor deck that wraps around it. The place can accommodate up to four guests, with one bedroom and bathroom, and it offers the usual array of amenities.
Price: from 60 USD
Number of Guests: 4
6.Luxury lake view penthouse (from USD 180)
This vacation rental is right near the bustling Civic Center of Bariloche. Guests will be treated to a luxury setting, that offers a sweeping view of the mountains and the lake through wide bay windows in the living room. The penthouse can hold up to four guests between two bedrooms, and the amenities include a high-definition television with a DVD player and a hot tub in the bathroom, as well as a fully-equipped kitchen.
Luxury Lake View PenthouseSan Carlos de Bariloche, RN, Argentina
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:the photos on the website are accurate but do not do the apartment justicethis is a fabulous apartment
Host:ashley was a very good hosthe gaves us a lot of excellent and helpful recommendationsRead more reviews
Location:the location is perfect as it is only a few minutes walk to the centreit was our first stay in bariloche and we had such a great luck with this place
7. Hotel Tirol (from USD 136)
The Hotel Tirol is a three-star hotel property, a short distance from Mitre Street, in downtown Bariloche. It’s been in existence for over 40 years and offers guests tranquil views of the lake area from most of its rooms. The guest rooms, recently remodeled, offer the basic array of amenities, including free wireless internet and laundry service.
Address: Libertad 175
24-hour front desk Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Skiing Internet services Lift
8.Hotel Punta Condor (from USD 65)
Situated at the base of Mount Cerro Catedral, the Hotel Punta Condor is a mountain lodge-style hotel, that is all about providing comfort tailored to their guests’ needs. The hotel has three different room styles: there are cabins, which is a cottage-style accommodation that can host up to eight people. The studio rooms can host four people, with a kitchenette that’s mainly serviceable in the summer season and the standard rooms can hold up to seven people. All of the rooms come with the usual amenities, although with the cabins, there is a fully stocked mini bar.
Hotel Punta Condor
Address: Calle Martin Jereb s/n, Base Cerro Catedral
Parking Sauna Garden Terrace Airport shuttle Laundry Skiing Family rooms
Before you head to Bariloche
The Patagonia region is one of the grandest places in the world and Bariloche is the centerpiece of the area. For travelers, whether it’s their first time or yet another visit, having the right place to stay is key to cementing their trip as a good one. If you’re seeking a luxurious feel or if you want to rough it amid the stunning peaks of the mountains, Bariloche has a multitude of great options to choose from.
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