This is the Patagonian representative of the Altiplánico line of thoughtfully designed eco-hotels, and nature takes center stage: the hotel blends so seamlessly with its surroundings, it's almost subterranean. Natural materials cover the exterior, with roofs that are overgrown with grass and flowers; it looks like the hotel is cascading down the hillside, with only its windows peeking out from a green bank and completely submerging you into nature. If you are looking
for TV and other technological accoutrements, choose a different hotel. Clean, comfortable, and well-designed rooms in a minimalist style all have great views of the Ultima Esperanza Sound. Slate floors, sheepskin bedcovers, and modern bathrooms give a chic tweak to the worthiness of the public spaces, which include a cozy living room with a log-burning fire. The dining area is bright and open and the dinner menu, while small, is very good, and the buffet breakfast complete. A warm cup of coffee or tea is always awaiting you whatever time you return from excursions, and relaxing music and comfortable common areas are homey.