Av. Ezequiel Bustillo Km 24,500, San Carlos de Bariloche, Rio Negro, Argentina
The historic hotel's majestic European-style architecture can be seen from the Nahuel Huapi lake. The hotel grounds include a private dock and guests are invited to stroll around the park and contemplate the carefully preserved landscape. The hotel is a historic Andean mansion which has 40 single and double rooms, apartments and suites, all of which have a privileged view overlooking the woods and the lake. Restaurant Del Bosque, one of the most well-known restaurant-bars of Villa Llao Llao, is located in the hotel. Further facilities include a reception hall with a 24-hour reception desk, a hotel safe, currency exchange facilities, a cloakroom, lift access, a cafe, a games room, Internet access, top quality room service, laundry service, bike hire, a car park and garage, a kids' club, a playground and a unique conference room for up to 400 people.
This hotel is nestled in a typical wood of cypresses, cougars and unique species and lies in a six-hectare park by the Nahuel Huapi lake. The nearest public transport connections are 45 minutes away.
By combining warm and pleasant details the rooms in this hotel make guests feel at home, recreating a truly cosy environment. All rooms are en suite and include a hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, a satellite TV, individually regulated heaters, and a balcony or terrace.
This hotel offers its guests a different Bariloche. In winter, the guests can enjoy the heated swimming pool and ski lovers can go to Cerro Catedral ski runs. The hotel also has an exclusive health club with a sauna, a massage room, an alternating hot and cold water shower and a complete gym. There are sun loungers and parasols, water aerobic classes, a sun terrace, a steam room and spa treatments. Other activities available to guests include cycling across the forests, mini trekking in the company of a guide, travelling with a guide by SUV to Cerro Otto and climbing the path that leads to the summit and, 1100 meters up the hill, visiting the place where Otto Meiling, a pioneer and expert climber, once lived. Guests can also reconstruct the past of the region with a visit to the Museo de la Patagonia (Patagonia Museum), where displays depict the area's first inhabitants and the desert conquest, or by visiting the archaeological ruins near the hotel. Guests can also take a walk along the streets and discover the remaining early 19th century houses with their warm wood, emitting a mountain village atmosphere, or visit the workshop of one of the most important Argentinean painters of local customs. Motor boating, catamaran boating, canoeing, tennis, table tennis, aerobics, basketball, volleyball, snooker and horse riding are also on offer. The hotel also has entertainment programmes for both adults and children.
The Restaurant del Bosque is well known for its quality blend of Patagonian and Mediterranean cuisine, as well as its excellent preparation of regional dishes combining wild, exotic and traditional touches. Guests can taste Patagonian lamb, trout, salmon, mushrooms and smoked meat from the region, as well as wood fruits, vegetables and wild herbs, all the while accompanied by colours and music of immemorial flavours. Homemade bread, left to rise at dawn by the heat of the hearth, swollen by mountain air and permeated with lumber scent, is baked daily.
American Express and VISA are accepted by the hotel.