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Estancia Nibepo Aike

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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The estancia is a very well kept farm. The rooms are nice and clean. Staff is nice. Food was good. It's very remote at the bottom of a mountain with a lot of nature around. Our daughters were allowed to help with sheep and horses and had a blast.

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New York
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The views are outstanding at this estancia. The trip to the estancia is also quite beautiful. It was quite a long ride approximately 25 - 35 minutes riding on rough dirt roads to reach the estancia. I found it a little confusing upon arrival as to where to park and enter the main building. Nobody offered to help with the...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once you get to El Calafate to sail on Lake Argentina and watch the glaciers you may consider staying on an Estancia in lieu of a regular hotel. It is definitely different. It is a 90 min off road trip into the wilderness. Rooms are simple but clean, historic and charming. Food is simple hearty and tasty. Staff is very...

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Richmond Hill, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It takes about two hours to reach this remote estancia near the Chilean border, but it is well worth the journey. We were warmly greeted and escorted on a hike around the principal grounds. Then we saw a sheep shearing demonstration. Our meal in the cookhouse was a fabulous representation of a gaucho parrillo. Then a gaucho took us on...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It will take you almost 2 hours on a bumpy gravel road to reach this Estancia - the last on the long road into the national park, located on the southern side of the national park. It could give you the feeling of travelling to the end of the world. But what a treat awaits you when you get to...

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Glorias409, Director Comercial at Estancia Nibepo Aike, responded to this review

Many thanks for your commentaries. We are glad to know that you really enjoyed this authentic and active ranch in El Calafate, Patagonia, and that every little detail made the difference. Hope we can receive you in other opportunity. Kind regards, Nibepo Aike staff

Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Was sold to me as a Ranch Day, I did not stay there. Was ok, but not really a 'day' at a ranch. Arrived at the ranch at 9:30 and left after lunch before 2. Before lunch a guide gave us some history of the ranch and walked us down to the lake. Was very pretty. Then a quick demonstration...

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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice excursion! People are friendly, food is amazing, the place is in a unique position overlooking the glaciares It's lovely to see all the cows, sheeps and horses and horseriding in the patagonia wonderful landscape!

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Glorias409, Director Comercial at Estancia Nibepo Aike, responded to this review

Many thanks for your commentaries. We are glad to know that you really enjoy and experience this authentic and active ranch in El Calafate, Patagonia. Hope we can receive you in other opportunity. Kind regards, Nibepo Aike staff

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 6 November 2016

A friend and I recently stayed at the Estancia on our trek through Patagonia and it was one of the highlights of our trip. After a bumpy 1.5 hour ride, you arrive at the estancia, which is positioned on a piece of sprawling beautiful land at the base of the Cervantes glacier. When you arrive, you immediately feel welcome with...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

The food was good but they are very skimpy. Only 1 bottle of water or glass of wine. Second is charged at $3.00 for a small bottle of water and $6.00 for a cheap glass of wine. It's a full day in the Estancia you would assume for what they charge water would be provided. The sheep demonstration was fun...

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Glorias409, Director Comercial at Estancia Nibepo Aike, responded to this review

Dear visitor, Thank you for your review. It is always good to know our guests experience. We appologize if the meals did not reach your expectations. It is a tradition in Argentina to serve "asado" with diferent salads. In Nibepo Aike most of the salads ingredients are from our organic garden. We are a cattle ranch, beside a tourist ranch....

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 October 2016

There are the views, which are absolutely breathtaking. There are the excursions, that are absolutely amazing. There are the walks into the mountains and by the lake, that are absolutely relaxing. There is the food, which is absolutely delicious. There are the daily horse rides, that are absolutely wonderful. And there is the estancia, which provides an at-home comfort which...

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Additional Information about Estancia Nibepo Aike

Address: Ruta Provincial 15 y Los Andes | Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, El Calafate, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Price Range: RM1,290 - RM1,918 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Estancia Nibepo Aike 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Get a room away from the dining room (will be quieter)”
 of 5 bubbles 191karis, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All are ground level rooms, and all are quiet. Electricity is turned off in the night after about 11.”
  • View of the Estancia barns viewed from the tree esconced sleeping building.
  • Standard room.
 of 5 bubbles Reamor, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the front have the best views”
 of 5 bubbles DIB_OK, 22 Jan 2016 | Read review
“prepare for the 50km dirt road with few signs until you're well out of town. Think Google Maps.”
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  • The main house; only a few rooms have direct views.
 of 5 bubbles WorldTravel059, 4 Dec 2015 | Read review
“if you stay, ask for a room as far from the lobby as possible.”
 of 5 bubbles dottieh877, 24 Mar 2015 | Read review
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