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Cerro Otto

Vacation Travel Guide

Dine at the rotating restaurant at the summit of this white mountain to eat in style with views of Patagonian wonders.

Cerro Otto is a snowy peak with a stunning view of the beautiful mountains, lakes and forests of Bariloche. It has a rotating restaurant and a mountaintop art gallery with a focus on replicas of Michelangelo’s sculptures. Explore various trails that lead for miles in every direction from the peak.

Take the cable car, which is called the Teleférico, up to the summit of the mountain. It fits four people in each cabin. Enjoy the stunning vistas, as you soar over lakes, mountains and forest canopies. Hike up to the top within about 45 minutes. From here follow one of the walking trails that head out in various directions. Take a break at a refuge called Berghof on the way up or down.

At the summit, capture photos of the extraordinary views, which include many of the area’s best attractions. Spot Lake Nahuel Huapi and some of the lower peaks of the Andean mountains. Look down over the city of Bariloche, as you feel the strong, cool winds blowing in your face.

Visit the art gallery placed in the surreal location atop the snowy mountain. Peruse the intriguing recreations of Michelangelo’s sculptures, including a life-size version of his famous David.

Enjoy a meal at the rotating restaurant. Your sole responsibility is to sit here and relax, while the picturesque views change in front of your eyes.

The admission for the chairlift is fairly inexpensive. The lift opens daily from morning until early evening. Alternatively, climb the mountain for free.

The chairlift to access Cerro Otto is just 6 miles (10 kilometers) west of the center of Bariloche. Take a short taxi ride or a bus to the chairlift or use the regular shuttle service from the Civic Center. The mountain is a little west of the Piedras Blancas Ski Resort.

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Lirolay Suites
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4.5 out of 5
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The price is ¥16,259 per night from Aug 6 to Aug 6
Located in San Carlos de Bariloche, this beachfront aparthotel is in a national park and within a 5-minute walk of Nahuel Huapi Lake and Nahuel Huapi National ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (171 reviews)
"We were really disappointed when we arrived at this hotel. We had booked it for Christmas week, and, even taking into account that it was Christmas week, we had paid a lot of money for it, but it was not anywhere near worth what we had paid for it. The pictures on the website made it look luxurious, ..."

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Nido del Condor Hotel & Spa
Nido del Condor Hotel & Spa
4.5 out of 5
Av. Bustillo Km. 6.9, San Carlos de Bariloche, Rio Negro
The price is ¥16,910 per night from Aug 26 to Aug 26
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4.4/5Wonderful! (279 reviews)
"Because Orbitz never cancelled my reservation I had to pay for rooms I didn’t use. Orbitz told me and emailed me they cancelled the reservation but didn’t do it."

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Ventanas Al Lago
Ventanas Al Lago
3.5 out of 5
Misiones 4011, San Carlos de Bariloche, Rio Negro
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Ventanas Al Lago
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Lirolay Suites
4.5 out of 5
Av Bustillo km 7, San Carlos de Bariloche, Rio Negro
The price is ¥16,259 per night from Aug 6 to Aug 6
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Nido del Condor Hotel & Spa
Nido del Condor Hotel & Spa
4.5 out of 5
Av. Bustillo Km. 6.9, San Carlos de Bariloche, Rio Negro
The price is ¥16,910 per night from Aug 26 to Aug 26
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3.5 out of 5
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Rupu Pehuen Resort
Rupu Pehuen Resort
3.5 out of 5
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Arelauquen Lodge, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel
5 out of 5
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Chacha AND Gaby Melipal
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Los Maitenes Bariloche
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