El Chalten is a town in the Santa Cruz Province in Patagonia, southern Argentina, about 220 kilometres north of El Calafate. It's a popular town for trekkers and climbers to base themself while exploring the region.
From the El Chalten Travel Guide
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Lo De Trivi was a wonderful place to stay. They have a great kitchen, including a barrilla area. They clean everyday. The staff is friendly and aiming to please. The rooms are a bit cozy, but warm. The beds are very comfortable and quiet. Lo de Trivi isn't fancy, but it is charming, friendly, and affordable. ... more
Service with a smile. Comfortable beds and awesome hot showers. Great value for money if you're happy with basics. The owner is still renovating the property so don't be put off by the exterior!! Right opposite the bus station ... more
Waaaay at the north end of town (about as far from the new bus terminal as you can get, and also quite a hike to the largest concentration of restaurants; close to the start of the trail to Laguna de los Tres, though), with lackluster service (effectively no English spoken), flaky wifi, too soft mattresses, a tiny and not very inspiring breakfast, ... more
We listened to everyones recomendations to come for El Chalten from Calafate. Unsure of what else to do we got a bus north to the small quiet town to do some form of hiking or in our terms, a stroll ...
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