Hosteria Thiamalu is located in the city center
You will regard our hotel as .a pleasant and comfortable place where you will find warm, personalized attention given by its owners .
If you are willing to have an unforgettable adventure in a majestic , amazing and mysterious landscape ,come and visit us because you will remember it for ever...
We offer double, triple & quadruple rooms with private bathrooms, central hot water, continental breakfast, living room, baggage lockers, etc.
The tourist town 'El Chalten' founded in 1985, is located in the department Lago Argentino, in the southwest of Santa Cruz province. Is the youngest town in the country.
'El Chalten' is the name given to the mountain by the Tehuelches, the native inhabitants of the region.
This mountain was later named 'Cerro Fitz Roy', by explorer Francisco Pascacio Moreno.
In the Aonikenk language it means 'Smokey mountain'.
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B&B Facilities & Policies
- Board Games
- Free Breakfast
- Cable TV
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Internet Access
- No Curfew
- Towels Included
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
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El Chalten is situated in the Department called Lago Argentino, on the northen margin of Lago Viedma, in the confluence of rivers De las Vueltas and Fitz Roy, in the National Reserve Zona Viedma in Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. El Chalten is contiguous to Lake Viedma and its reserve, and has been declared National Hiking Capital for the variety of activities performed by hikers and climbers
Five hundred people live in this town, distant 220 km. from El Calafate on provincial route N11, national route 40, and provincial route N 23.
If you come from the north you can drive a car leaving from Esquel along national route 40. After 180 km. from Esquel, you will find Gob. Costa after passing by Tecka, then continue for 30 km. along route 40 to take provincial route 20 to Rio Mayo, distant 231 km. from Gob. Costa.
From Rio Mayo to Perito Moreno you must drive for 123 km along national route 40 to Bajo Caracoles and from there drive 383 km to the junction of national route 40 and provincial route 23, where you must turn to the west to arrive at El Chalten after 125 km.
From the south, leaving from Rio Gallegos along route 40, you drive 375 km. until the junction with provincial route 23, where you will drive for the final 125 km. to the west.
1 . Caltur - from El Calafate
- Go 5 blocks down to Lago del Desierto street, turn left and walk two blocks, we are in the corner, on the left side across Hensen street.
2 . Chalten Travel - from El Calafate
- Go 7 blocks down to Lago del Desierto street, turn right and walk two blocks, we are in the corner, on the left side across Hensen street.
3. Taqsa - from Rio Gallegos and El Calafate
- Go 3 blocks down to Lago del Desierto street, turn right and walk one block, we are in the corner, on the left side across Hensen street.
4. Las Lengas - From Comandante Luis Piedra Buena)
- Go one block down to Av. Guemes, turn right walk three blocks to Lago del Desierto street and then turn left, walk two blocks, we are in the corner, on the left side across Hensen street.
By plane there isnt a direct flight, so you have to flight to El Calafate or Rio Gallegos, and then buy a bus ticket to El Chalten.
Cerro Fitz Roy.-
Glaciar Perito Moreno.-
Distances from El Chalten to:
Comandante Luis Piedra Buena 344 km
El Calafate 216 km
Gobernador Gregores 297 km
Puerto Natales 514 km (Chile)
Punta Arenas 745 km (Chile)
Porvenir 600 km (Chile)
Rio Gallegos 458 km
Rio Grande 823 km
Ushuaia 1060 km
Puerto San Julian 470 km