The Paine Grande Mountain Lodge is located in the heart of Torres del Paine National Park, in Region XII, Republic of Chile, 350 kilometers from the city of Punta Arenas. The Lodge is located on Lake Pehoe, facing the south face of Cerro Paine Grande, which is crowned by Punta Bariloche, in the plain that terminates at the Quebrada de los Vientos. Located in the former Pehoe shelter, and sited in a strategic position by excellence of the primitive area of the park is accessible only by lake or walking trekking trails in the park. Part of the circuit and the W, being the base camp for excellence.
The Mountain Lodge, with a new concept in quality of service and rooms in the Torres del Paine National Park, was conceived from the start as an environmentally friendly building and infrastructure.
The Lodge offers reading rooms, lounges, a dining room for about 120 people, a top-class bar and a mini-market, where you can find all you need for your hikes.
The Lodge has capacity to house 100 people, located into twenty-two bedrooms with 3 and 2 beds in each. These rooms have excellent views over Lake Pehoe, the heights of Paine Grande, French Valley and the east side of the Paine Horns. Each of them has comfortable bunk beds and drawers for storing equipment. In addition there is a safe to store valuables.
The restrooms, located on the first and second floor, are equipped with sinks, toilets and hot showers, separate for men and women.
Camp Paine Grande
Make the most of this pristine location, located on the north shore of Lake Pehoe and apex of the Valleys of Gray Glacier French Valley. Passengers coming from Refuge The Horns, Shelter Gray, Pudeto, across Lake Pehoe on board the catamaran and southern ice fields find this meeting point par excellence for camping. The Lodge offers tents, sleeping bags and mats for rent which are able to be reserved.
There are basic toilets and showers with a hot water schedule. In the Lodge is the store equipped to offer everything needed from snacks and necessities.
The lodge has a restaurant to provide basic food services (American breakfast, lunch and dinner) through a self-service system. In addition to this, it is possible to order lunch-box's for those taking day treks. Enjoy good coffee, accompanied by excellent sandwiches. Also offered are drinks, beers and wines.
Located on the second floor above the dining room, the Bar Paine Grande offers a varied cellar stocked with the best Chilean wines. Sip an excellent Pisco Sour with a remarkable view of the south face of Paine Grande and the east side of the Horns of Paine or the green waters of Lake Pehoe while sitting at tables or in the comfortable chairs. An exceptional place to plan the next walk or comment on the adventures in Patagonia.
For those staying at the Lodge, savor moments of rest and relaxation after your day of adventure. Share with those who have ventured in this park at the foot of a good slow combustion heater, with comfortable armchairs and a superb view.
In addition to this, located on the second floor wing you will find the library room to relax or read the latest news.
Even though being in this location brings the sensation of disengagement with the world, the Lodge has internet service consisting of two personal computers. Here you can check your mail and news of the world, or perhaps send the latest pictures taken of your walks through the park trails.
The trip might have been the absolute best of our lifetime (thus far). We particularly want to commend our guide Peter in the Guilin area-he was so incredibly attentive, energetic, enthusiastic-and absolutely dedicated to ensuring that our meals were 100% vegetarian.