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El Refugio de Arelauquen

Ruta Provincial 82, San Carlos de Bariloche R8405AZA, Argentina
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fondue” (5 reviews)
“snowmobile” (8 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly
Ruta Provincial 82, San Carlos de Bariloche R8405AZA, Argentina
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

The service was great and it was fun to get to the restaurant on a snowmobile, very cool experience overall. Well worth the price. Go for the earliest service so that you can watch the sunset from the restaurant.

Thank ronniegaran8
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

From the reception to the ride back, everything was great! A little expensive but well worth it! The view during dinner is amazing!

Thank arlin34
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

It’s not cheap, but definitely worth the price! The snowmobile was cool and the dinner view... ahhh... this was simply SPECTACULAR! The staff was so attentive and the dinner was good. It wasn’t the best fondue of my life though but it was really good!...More

Thank Marcela S
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We loved it! Worth every penny! Excellent staff, food, snowmobile! Unforgettable experience for the kids, the place is a sight for sore eyes.

Thank tatiana a
El Refugio A, Redes sociales at El Refugio de Arelauquen, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thank you for your visit!

Reviewed 22 September 2017

This is a unique experience in Bariloche. You arrive at the restaurant by snowmobiles and have a delicious cheese fondue. In my opinion they should also offer the meat fondue as an option.

Thank Alejandro Z
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

It's not cheap, but it's worth it. The tour starts at Arelauquen's Refugio Golf Bar with wine, beer, soda, water, cheese and more. After some safety instructions, we board jeeps 4x4 that go up the mountain where the snowmobiles are waiting for us. From there...More

Thank rflmorais
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Expensive, but romantic, great food and service. It is expensive, you have to pay for the food and transfer to the location (far from downtown) But is worthy

Thank Aline R
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I was here at the invitation of a friend. The place is very charming and more so the experience of driving the snowmobile up the path and back. It is a must place to go.

Thank Alejandro Z
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This tour was nice, but it didn't worth it. The ride in the motorcycle was very short. The restaurant was beautiful and the staff was friendly, but the fondue wasn't well done. It was very liquid and though they changed it, it was still the...More

1  Thank Paula S
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This was the most fun I've had going to dinner since I can't remember when. Riding the snowmobiles up and back was even more of a blast than we expected. The fondue was delicious. The wines were all very nice. An unforgettable experience!

Thank Jessica H
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Restaurant Details

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Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ruta Provincial 82, San Carlos de Bariloche R8405AZA, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Rio Negro  >  San Carlos de Bariloche
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