Where can I stay in Puerto Natales?

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Choosing the right hotel in Puerto Natales

The accommodation options in Puerto Natales have transformed in recent years. There’s a wonderful choice of interesting options that make a great base for your adventures in Torres del Paine National Park:

  • A luxury hotel that is also a museum and world-class restaurant, with beautiful views across the fjord, 4km outside town.
  • Several upmarket and interesting options on the outskirts of town, with unique architecture and good service.
  • A range of options in the town itself: charming B&Bs, more traditional larger 3-star hotels, quirky boutique hotels and an upmarket option with roof-top jacuzzi.

Many customers choose to treat themselves to something special in Puerto Natales on their return from a trek in Torres del Paine.

Accommodation Types

Something Special

The Singular

A former cold-storage facility with it's own museum, The Singular wins over many on its architectural design alone - in 1996 the Chilean government declared it a 'National Historic Landmark'.

At it's heart sits a grand and popular restaurant, there's a waterfront spa, and spacious rooms offer impressive views of the Fjord of Last Hope. A great place to recuperate on the way to or from Torres del Paine National Park. 

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Remota

The Remota is a luxury sanctuary just outside of town, with views across the Fjord of Last Hope. Perhaps not as remote as the name suggests, it's a fantastic choice for those who want to relax and enjoy amazing food at the end of a long trek. The building itself is fascinating and stylishly - if sometimes rather quirkily - designed. There's a spa, too.

Remota

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Indigo

Hotel Indigo is a modern boutique spa hotel with views overlooking Last Hope Sound, just a stone's throw from the town. It's open communal spaces, hammocks and roof-top jacuzzis give it a relaxed feel.

Enjoy buffet breakfasts and varied evening meals in the modern but cosy restaurant. Rooms are cosy and intimate, with subtle decor, lighting and open plan bathrooms. The Indigo offers four different types of room.

Weskar Lodge

The Weskar Lodge enjoys a privileged location 3km out of town right by Last Hope Sound. The natural materials used in its construction give a warm, homely feel, with both relaxation and comfort of paramount importance.

The accommodation features 21 comfortable rooms with spectacular views, whilst the in-house restaurant serves up sumptuous Patagonian dishes with regional beers and national wines. You’ll feel right at home at the Weskar.

Weskar Lodge, Puerto Natales

No Frills

Vendaval

This small and cozy accommodation nestled in the centre of Puerto Natales is just a short hop from the town square, the coastal walk and lots of great restaurants in the town.

The 23 comfortable rooms, each equipped with a private bathroom, are great value for money. Up top, the hotel has a terrace and a chill-out lounge area with fantastic views of the city, mountains and water, making it the perfect spot to enjoy before or after your time in Torres del Paine.

Vendaval, Puerto Natales, Chile
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The Kau

Kau is a lodge more than a hotel. Situated above the best café in town, this popular community hub has nine modern but basic rooms.

The lodge has a focus on simplicity and it has a cosy feel with a wooden interior adorned with sheepskin and blankets. It also boasts superb views over Last Hope Sound. A perfect stopover before entering the Park.

Hotel IF

A minimalistic hotel incorporating solar energy and with a strong sustainable ethos. It is located in the centre of town and provides a warm and relaxed atmosphere with 15 modern-styled rooms that are functional and filled with light.

The hotel’s restaurant, Santolla, is proud to serve many vegan dishes as part of its menu. In addition, the property features a sauna, a wooden outdoor jacuzzi and magnificent views of the surrounding landscape.

Hotel If, Puerto Natales, Chile

Out of Town Estancia

Estancia Mercedes

Estancia Mercedes is a family home and estancia; it is cosy, with home cooked food and no internet or phone signal. There are lots of cats, dogs and horses allowing you to enjoy a true Patagonian gaucho experience. The Estancia is accessed by boat, followed by a 1 hour drive on a bumpy road, getting here is an adventure in itself.

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Estancia Bahía Esperanza

A 10 minute journey by boat from Puerto Natales, your arrival to Estancia Bahía Esperanza will have you cross the glistening waters of the Ultima Esprenza fjord. Homely in decor with a personal feel throughout, this is a great option for larger groups - accommodating up to nine with the ability to request additional beds. There's daily buses from the Puerto Natales to Torres del Paine, while the estancia is surrounded by miles of treks, sailing routes, bike and horseback trails. Full-day excursions without accommodation can also be arranged.

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Estancia La Peninsula

Occupying 19,000 hectares between two of Chilean Patagonia's defining landscapes, the pampa and the fjords, the remote Estancia La Peninsula is one of only two estancias on Antonio Veras Peninsula. Reached only by a 30-minute boat journey from Puerto Natales, a true Patagonian experience is to be had - look forward to daily Patagonian barbecues and sheep-shearing demonstrations. Among the range of excursions are treks, including a 2-4 day hike, horseback riding, and a 4x4 ride to Cerro Ballena (Whale Hill).

landscape around estancia la peninsula
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Swoop says

Have a think about whether you want to stay in Puerto Natales, for easy access to shops and restaurants, or if you're happy to walk, drive or cycle a short distance into town when you need to. Most out-of-town hotels are well worth considering, if only for their views of the Fjord of Last Hope.

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What our customers think of Puerto Natales Hotels

Puerto Natales was definitely the right place for us to stay. It was very easy to get around and I was surprised by how much wildlife we saw in the park, without even trying!

Travelled: February 2017

Kevin - Pennsylvania

FAQs about Hotels in Puerto Natales

  • What's the best part of town to stay in?

    Puerto Natales isn't a big town, so most hotels are either a short walk from the main plaza or out of town. It really depends on whether you want to have easy access to shops and restaurants or are looking for an out of town retreat, and don’t mind walking or driving (or cycling) into town when you need to. The out-of-town hotels are mainly located along the fjord, and a taxi to/from town typically costs $3,000-$4,000 Chilean pesos.

  • How far away is the airport?

    Puerto Natales airport is 9.2km away and a 15 minute drive, and Punta Arenas airport is 228km and a 2.5 hour drive.

  • How far away is the bus station?

    The bus station is on the eastern side of town on Avenida España. It's 14 blocks from the main plaza and walkable for those with backpacks to/from most central hotels, or a short taxi ride if you have more luggage. Note that for morning taxis to the bus station it's recommended to book the night before as there is a high demand.

  • Can I store luggage in my hotel / hostel?

    Yes, most hotels will store your luggage so that you can take only what you need into Torres del Paine National Park.

  • Can I park in town?

    Most hotels have their own private parking area. Otherwise it’s quite easy to park on the street close by.

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Chloe says

I love Puerto Natales: It's a small, friendly town where everybody knows everybody and you can already see mountains from afar. It’s like the real gate to Patagonia.

Chloe Mazille Patagonia Consultant

Puerto Natales Hotels: How can we help you?

If you’re looking to arrange somewhere to stay in Puerto Natales, we can help you in one of two ways:

  1. As part of a multi-day activity trip

    We can help you plan and arrange a multi-day activity trip, such as a hiking, kayaking or horse-riding trip, to fit in with the rest of your plans. We’ll help you arrange the logistics of the trip too, such as how you’ll get to and from the trip departure point and where you’ll stay before and afterwards. Ask about arranging a multi-day activity trip

  2. As part of a tailor-made itinerary

    With 15 years' experience in Patagonia, we’re experts at creating bespoke itineraries. We'll work with you to design a 2-3 week - or longer - holiday based on your exact requirements, from hiking trips to flights, bus trips, transfers and, of course, your accommodation. Find out more about Tailor-made trips. 

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