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Reviewed 28 December 2016

A very friendly place, all the staff where great and the Manager (Ste) is an exceptional host.
Proberbley the best mountain hotel I have been in, in my 30 years of mountaineering.
I plane to return to this hotel next year or the year after to finish Aconcague.

Room Tip: All rooms are good
  • Stayed: December 2016, travelled with friends
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Thank Steven G
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Reviewed 9 March 2016

Steve, the owner, and his friendly staff have done a terrific job turning the Ayelen into a hotel where people want to stay. The rooms are clean and neat and the food is excellent. Can't wait until my next visit!

  • Stayed: February 2016, travelled on business
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Thank Robert C
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Reviewed 24 February 2016

We stayed in this amazing hotel before and after our Aconcagua expedition. I also knew this hotel from my trip to Aconcagua 3 years ago. So it was clear to use this place as a base again. We enjoyed it again.
The rooms are not the most beautiful ones BUT take in consideration WHERE you are and you will love the rooms which are definitely clean and cosy.
The hotel itself has a beautiful dining room (I love the style of it - wood and stones) where you can enjoy excellent food and a big range of wines. After our expedition we enjoyed a celebrating dinner there which could not have been more remarkable.
Steve, the chief of the hotel, takes care about his guests in an amazing way. He gives you useful advice on travelling in this area and if you need something - he will help you through. For us, Steve became a friend who gave us a wonderful time before and after our expedition. Thank you for beeing a friend and making our expedition to an unforgotten event!

  • Stayed: January 2016, travelled as a couple
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Thank Bergmuse
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Reviewed 4 February 2016

This small hotel was a real life saver when the border between Chile and Argentina closed due to mudslides. More than 4,000 people were trapped in the no man's land in between Mendoza Argentina and Chile, yet Steve and his team at Ayelen were accommodating, kind and helpful to us. The hotel is welcoming, with a nice lobby, bar and restaurant. The food was fabulous. All the personnel were blue ribbon. If you are in this area among the tall mountains, this lodge is superb.

Room Tip: Higher floors are the most quiet.
  • Stayed: January 2016, travelled as a couple
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Thank ag205071
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Reviewed 4 February 2016

Steve (the owner) was amazingly helpful in everything we needed both before and after our summit of Aconcagua. Great staff overall. We obsessed about going back to the restaurant there while on the climb and the fantasy became a reality once we got back down. One of the best steaks I have had and we also tried the excellent salmon while there. Steve had great stories about some of the characters that had passed through his hotel and was a huge help in finding us transportation back to Mendoza after the road had been washed out. Highly recommend staying there.

  • Stayed: January 2016, travelled as a couple
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Thank Solsoul23
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