Bariloche, Argentina Travel Guide

Last Updated: Jan 2024

Officially called San Carlos de Bariloche but almost always referred to just as “Bariloche,” this mountain city near the Chilean border is very popular as a tourist destination for both locals and foreigners. Not unlike Queenstown, New Zealand, this city is a ski resort in winter (June through August) and a crowded outdoor and water sports center in summer.

Why Visit Bariloche

Bariloche Facts

Population 133,000
Area 130,000
Timezone UTC-3
Currency Argentine peso
Airports San Carlos de Bariloche International Airport (BRC)

Where to eat and drink in Bariloche

Budget breakfastCafes are found everywhere within the city with generally low prices and a good selection.$2.98 - $4.76
Budget lunchIf you love sandwiches of different kinds, you'll find just that at many of the local eateries.$3.57 - $5.96
Budget dinnerDinner is all about beef, pork, lamb, salmon and more. Also, be sure to get dessert.$5.36 - $8.34
Beer (.5L)Beer can be found at most restaurants. The local lager is cheapest.$1.43 - $2.38
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When to visit Bariloche

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)

Bariloche Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar7:49am7:55pm
21 Jun9:11am6:23pm
21 Sep7:36am7:41pm
21 Dec6:09am9:18pm

Where to stay in Bariloche

Bariloche Hotel Seasons

Bariloche Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar16.00 - 70.00
starstarstarstarstar50.00 - 87.00
starstarstarstarstar71.00 - 125.00
starstarstarstarstar94.00 - 248.00
starstarstarstarstar117.00 - 294.00
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Bariloche Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed12.00 - 21.00

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