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This original 5-star boutique hotel has 33 rooms, is located on the shores of Nahuel Huapi lake and is the first hotel dedicated to Art.
It has more than 400 masterpieces of the best Argentine artists, both in the common areas and in the spacious rooms, which offer stunning panoramic views.
It stands out for its friendly treatment, privacy, its postcard views, wide public areas and its warm and serene design environments.
With generous and integrated public areas, it provides convenience of internal access to all facilities.



During the 70's and for 20 years El Casco was a famous lodge on the shore of the lake that attracted tourists from all over the world with its atmosphere of European glamor and the friendliness of their owners and hosts Alfred and Ruth Von Ellrichshausen. The hotel went through successive owners and closed its doors for seven years until Ignacio Gutiérrez Zaldívar bought the property.
The new building was constructed with a classical but contemporary premise, preserving the spirit that its former owners printed on it; retains the old Casco spirit of hospitality and care for details.



It presents in all its areas the Zurbarán Collection , which includes original paintings and sculptures by 40 great Argentine artists, such as Pablo Curatella Manes , Fernando Fader , Benito Quinquela Martín , Cesáreo Bernaldo de Quirós and Raúl Soldi . It is our distinctive and unmatched added value that you will enjoy during your stay.
The decoration stands out for sobriety, where well-distributed furniture does not compete with the works of art  that are the hallmark. The paintings have been arranged in different areas of the hotel; Each space has its own imprint and invites contemplation and enjoyment.
The Gardens, designed by Ing. Carlos Thays (great-grandson), feature sculptures by Argentine and European artists.



"Our passion for cooking leads us in a continuous search for the optimal harmony between flavors and aromas of Patagonia. We propose a menu with gastronomic identity, adapted to regional products, and inspired by cuisines from different parts of the world. The aim is to provide to our guests a sensitive and memorable experience, through dishes with a current and traditional imprint at the same time. In addition to a unique landscape, which embraces Lake Nahuel Huapi, each step of the menu appeals to the senses in their desire to tempt visitors come back and recommend us. "Chef Ana Lucia Arias


Restaurant “El Casco”

Our Chef Ana Lucia Arias , with their talent and creativity, and the traditional warmth of our staff, they make our restaurant is a must in the gastronomic circuit of Bariloche. The letter from the Restaurant "El Casco" is renewed in the winter and summer, using regional fresh ingredients of the day.
Finding attractive flavors, attention to detail and use of personally chosen ingredients with high quality standards make each dish is really a good time to repeat.
The lounge has 180 degree view of the imposing Lake Nahuel Huapi and decorated with paintings of one of the most renowned realist painters of the world: Juan Lascano.
Cava complements a sight that keeps a variety of wines and sparkling wines to accompany our cuisine. It has separate entrance and is open to the general public.
In addition to offering proposals for noon or night, has an exquisite patisserie for breakfast, vegetarian options, gluten-free and children.



Integrated to the Restaurant, it is an intimate space to enjoy good drinking, a special snack and tapas service, surrounded by works specially designed for the place, by the Argentine artist Ernesto Bertani. Enjoy a dinner with friends, a dazzling sunset in a relaxed atmosphere and tranquility or a work meeting in a different place, are some of the proposals.