Location: Argentinian Patagonia | Argentina

Price guide: £££££ £200-£350 per person per night

Helsingfors is a warm, simple lodge surrounded by exquisite scenery with panoramic views and an interesting history – it was built by a Finnish adventurer and named after his native Helsinki.
Perfect forOutdoors enthusiasts looking to get out into remote Patagonia without sacrificing creature comforts.
In the knowThree hours trek from Helsingfors lies Laguna Azul and glacier, a brilliant turquoise lake that provides amazing photo opportunities.

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Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

180km north of El Calafate, Patagonia, Argentina

Rooms at Helsingfors

The eight rooms with private bathrooms (some with whirlpool baths) are well decorated with simple, rustic features and warm earthy tones. The beds have been described as the most comfortable in Patagonia!

Food and Drink

Helsingfors has its own vegetable garden and a refined cellar with a variety of Argentine and Chilean selected vintage wines that accompany a menu of sophisticated regional cuisine, including typical local dishes such as slow-cooked Patagonian lamb or grilled trout.


Guests can share their experiences around a large fireplace in the living area or while enjoying a drink at the bar.

Activities at Helsingfors

Tours with a bilingual guide are the main activity here, and include trips to Glaciar Viedma, trekking in the mountains, trout fishing and horseback riding along the endless beaches of Lago Viedma.

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