Torres Del Paine National Park in Chile is one of the most naturally beautiful places on earth, so it’s no surprise that it offers some spectacular accommodation options. Whether you want somewhere luxurious to relax after hiking the W Trek, an extra-special base for day hikes, or a place to simply enjoy the breathtaking surroundings, then look no further. This guide compiles the best premium options for where to stay in Torres Del Paine, including hotels, estancias and camping.
If you are travelling on a budget, check out our guide to the best hostels in Puerto Natales to find a low-cost base for Torres Del Paine.
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Where to stay in Torres Del Paine: hotels
1. Explora Patagonia Hotel Salto Chico
Explora Patagonia’s Salto Chico Hotel occupies a stunning location on the southern shore of Lago Pehoé. The central mountains of Torres Del Paine, punctuated by the famous ‘horns’ of Los Cuernos, form a spectacular backdrop across the water.
Rooms at Explora Patagonia feature some of the best views of the Torres Del Paine massif and the nearby Salto Chico waterfall. The hotel’s luxurious design incorporates wooden materials from regional tree species such as lenga, Patagonian cypress and almendrillo.
All-inclusive packages are available for three nights or more, with options for transportation, meals, drinks, and various park explorations. If you love horses, this is the place for you – the hotel has a resident equine expert, Gaela Hourcq, and runs horseback expeditions into the park.
Price | beginning at $589 per night
2. Tierra Patagonia Hotel & Spa
Located on the threshold of Torres Del Paine, Tierra Patagonia Hotel & Spa looks out from the eastern shore of Lago Sarmiento with panoramic views across the park. A short distance from the park entrance, it is an ideal luxury base for exploring the scenery.
The hotel has a three-night minimum stay, offering all-inclusive packages including food and drink, airport transfers, spa facilities and daily excursions into the park. It even features an infinity pool with a view of the Torres Del Paine massif.
A low-set building with a blonde wood design and only two floors, Tierra Patagonia blends into the surroundings seamlessly. There is ample space to hang out, unwind, and meet other guests – and on arrival you are given an iPad to use during your stay.
Price | beginning at $650 per night
3. Hotel Las Torres
At the entry point to the east-to-west W Trek route, Hotel Las Torres stands at the foothills of the park’s dramatic mountains. Its prime location makes it a convenient base for trekking in the park.
Hotel Las Torres is the perfect choice for a relaxing stay before an east-to-west trek, after a west-to-east trek, or as the perfect pivot for a return day hike to Base Las Torres.
Rooms at the hotel offer gorgeous valley and mountain views, and the site has a range of facilities and services, including spa treatments, traditional food and drink, a big buffet breakfast, and park excursions. Regular and all-inclusive rates are available
Price | beginning at $360 per night low season / $460 per night high season
4. Hotel Lago Grey
Hotel Lago Grey overlooks the huge glacial lake from its southern end, and is located on the doorstep of some of the park’s most pristine forestland. Its large-windowed rooms come with a view across the lake, forest or mountains.
The hotel operates navigations across Lago Grey to see the impressive sight of Grey Glacier, one of the park’s most iconic features. Guided trekking excursions to a variety of spots around the park are also available.
Comforts and facilities at the hotel include a buffet breakfast, bar and restaurant, and spacious rooms with heating, wifi and private bathrooms.
Price | beginning at $180 per night low season / $360 per night high season
Where to stay in Torres Del Paine: estancias
5. Estancia Tercera Barranca
Estancias in Patagonia are ranches that offer a rustic, authentic style of accommodation. Estancia Tercera Barranca is an example that occupies a beautiful setting on a plain to the east side of Torres Del Paine, with snowy mountains rising up along the horizon.
The estancia features a Patagonian inn with traditional wooden furnishings in peaceful surroundings. During your stay you can tour the estate and partake in typical activities such as horseback riding, shearing and sheepdog shows. Classic treks and tours in the park are also available.
Back at the ranch you can leaf through a book from the in-house library and enjoy a range of excellent facilities. For catering, there’s a bar, restaurant and coffee house, with an American-style buffet breakfast served daily.
Price | beginning at $176 per night low season / $220 per night high season
6. Estancia Cerro Guido
A little further east, just outside the perimeter of the national park, Estancia Cerro Guido is located on a grassy gentle hill-slope amid panoramic scenery that encompasses the granite towers of Torres Del Paine and the mountains of Sierra Baguales towards the Chile–Argentina border.
Cerro Guido is the largest estancia in the region, covering 100,000 hectares. Founded at the end of the 19th century, its cultural heritage and age-old traditions have endured, with the site still utilising original buildings and facilities.
The hotel at the estancia features elegant rooms in renovated houses first built by European pioneers in the 1920s. It’s a comfortable and homely place to stay, with a communal library and fireplace, and a restaurant serving fresh meals with locally sourced ingredients (including from the ranch). Various excursions are available too.
Price | beginning at $325 per night low season / $440 per night high season
Where to stay in Torres Del Paine: scenic camping
7. EcoCamp Patagonia
EcoCamp Patagonia provides a unique alternative option for accommodation in Torres Del Paine. The award-winning hilltop site has been accoladed for its innovation in creating sustainable eco-domes inspired by the region’s ancient dwellings.
Located on the east of the park close to the trailhead for Base Las Torres and the W Trek, EcoCamp’s geodesic domes are powered with hydraulic and solar energy. Each is fitted with low-carbon amenities such as recycled water, composting toilets and wood stoves.
The team at EcoCamp also run a variety of tours and excursions in the park. such as horseback riding, fly fishing and the W Trek. A buffet breakfast is served every day, and lunch and dinner are also available for guests.
Price | beginning at $391 per night
8. Refugio and Camping Paine Grande
Torres Del Paine National Park has an abundance of trekking accommodation, from free and paid campsites to full-board refugios. None are more beautifully situated than Camping Paine Grande, a vast campsite ground and refugio at the foothills of the Torres Del Paine massif with views out across Lago Pehoé to the south.
The site at Paine Grande is supremely located for trekking in the park. It is the typical starting point for the west-to-east W Trek route, and also ideal for day hikes to Grey Glacier or the French Valley. It’s easy to reach via a direct ferry transfer from Pudeto, near the park entrance.
We spent the last two nights of our Torres Del Paine trekking venture at Paine Grande, and found it to be the most comfortable and scenic campsite in the park. There is also the option to book rooms in the refugio, and various catering packages are available.
Price | beginning at $48 for a refugio bed / $9 for camping
Map of places to stay in Torres Del Paine
The map below shows the locations of the Torres Del Paine hotels, estancias, camps and refugios highlighted in this article:
How to get to Torres Del Paine National Park
The Chilean town of Puerto Natales is the closest urban base to Torres Del Paine. Buses run from the town into the park at least twice daily during the trekking season, from September to April. The journey takes about two hours. You can find transfers and compare prices on Busbud.
Puerto Natales has only a small airport and does not receive regular flights, but it can be reached by bus or car. The best route depends on where you’re travelling from:
You can fly to Punta Arenas, the largest city in Chilean Patagonia. From Punta Arenas it’s a five-hour drive to the park, or you can take a three-hour bus to Puerto Natales.
From Buenos Aires
On the Argentina side it’s easiest to fly to El Calafate and then travel across the border. A bus from El Calafate to Puerto Natales takes about five hours, including the border crossing.
On the way through Patagonia
We find that bus travel is the easiest way to get around Patagonia. Read our guide to Patagonia bus transport, which includes detailed information on the services to Puerto Natales.
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