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Refugio & Camping Paine Grande

Refugio & Camping Paine Grande

CHECK IN: 13:00 horas
CHECK OUT: 9:30 horas

On the shores of Lake Pehoé and beautiful views of the Cuernos del Paine and the Macizo Paine Grande, which gives to our refuge its name, this is one of the largest mountain refuges in Torres del Paine National Park and is the starting or ending point of the Circuit or W. From here you can access the trails to the Grey Glacier or the French Valley.
The shelter is heated by wood-burning stoves located in the common areas. We also have a restaurant and cafeteria service, paid Internet and a bar with a beautiful panoramic view.

Our refuge has capacity for 100 passengers daily in shared rooms of 2, 4 and 6 bed bunks in mixed dormitories. You can choose a single bed if you bring your own sleeping bag or a made- up bed if you prefer to sleep in a bed with sheets and a comforter. All our rooms have lockers so that you can store your most valuable belongings.

Rates 2020 – 2021 Season (October 01st, 2020 – May 31st, 2021)
Simple bed (per night, per person): $38.000 / US$54
Made- up bed (per night, per person): $60.000 / US$85

Additional services
Towel (per night, per person): $5.000 / US$7
Bedding (Simple bed add- on / per night, per person): $22.000 / US$31

Camping Paine Grande can receive up to 260 people daily, it has a cooking area protected from the wind (quincho) in case you want to prepare your own food and bathrooms (separated by gender) with a shower with hot water.
Our camping equipment rental service (set- up tents, sleeping bags and mats) is available to book it in advance. This option is very convenient for those who want to enjoy their adventure without carrying extra weight in their trekking backpacks.

Rates 2020 – 2021 Season (October 01st, 2020 – May 31st, 2021)
Campsite (per night, per person): $7.000 / US$10
Sleeping bag (per night, per person): $15.000 / US$21
Tent (maximum 2 people): $20.000 / US$29
Sleeping pad (per night, per person): $5.000 / US$7

***US Dollar rates are only valid for non-resident foreign guests, showing their passport and immigration card upon arrival. Please review the Terms and Conditions before booking and paying. ***


Pudeto – Pehoé Catamaran (30 min of navigation approx.)
Italiano Trail (Ranger Station)– Paine Grande (7,6 km – 2,5 hrs approx. – Low difficulty)
Grey – Paine Grande Trail (11 km – 3,5 hrs approx. – Medium difficulty)
Las Carretas Trail (Administration – Paine Grande, 17 km – 5 hrs approx. – Medium difficulty) *

*IMPORTANT: this trail is used to enter and exit, from and to the Park Administration to Paine Grande. In high season, only the path is enabled to leave the park, check with CONAF (Park Rangers) for path clearance.


Same-sex shared bathrooms with sinks (cold water only), toilets and hot water showers with water- saving button.
Hot showers are available from 12 pm (noon) to 10 pm.


The refuge has a casino- type restaurant has a daily fixed menu for dinner, breakfast and packed lunches (available through reservation) as well as a la carte snacks such as sandwiches, baked goods, pizzas and coffee / tea.

Rates 2020 – 2021 Season (October 01st, 2020 – May 31st, 2021)
Full board (Dinner, breakfast & packed lunch): $39.000 CLP / US$55
Breakfast: $11.000 CLP / US$16
Lunch on site or packed lunch: $12.000 CLP / US$17
Dinner: $20.000 CLP / US$29

Special dates
Full board (Christmas / New Year’s): $60.000 CLP / US$90
Dinner (Christmas / New Year’s): $45.000 CLP / US$65

Meal schedule
Breakfast: 7:00am to 9:00am
Lunch: 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Dinner: 7:00pm to 9:00pm

If you have any dietary restrictions, make sure to inform us upon making your reservation. Food restrictions will only be honored with previous notice.

***US Dollar rates are only valid for non-resident foreign guests, showing their passport and immigration card upon arrival. Please review the Terms and Conditions before booking and paying. ***


Located on the second floor of our restaurant, the Paine Grande bar offers a beautiful panoramic view from Lake Pehoé through the Cuernos del Paine to the imposing Paine Grande massif, where you can enjoy our wine list, beers and delicious cocktails.


Exclusively for refuge guests, they have wood slow – burning heating and armchairs to rest after a day of adventure on the trails of Torres del Paine. Sit back and relax in one of our many lounges areas after a day full of adventures!


Refugio & Camping Paine is prepared with a small food market that has all essential ingredients for your next meal: Cheese, salami, bread, pasta, sauces, soft drinks, juices, chocolate, cookies, backpacking meals, energy bars and other various snacks. The market also sells souvenirs and mountain equipment such as: rain covers, dry bags, head lamps, shirts, water bottles, gas for cooking and more! If you aren’t cooking, you still can come inside to warm up with a delicious cup of coffee!


Next to the camping area is our outside deck, where you can enjoy all that our Coffee Store has to offer with a stunning view of the Paine Grande Mountain.

Reminder: It is not allowed to cook inside the building and neither in the open spaces. To prepare and cook your own food you must use the authorized camping kitchen area (quincho).


You will find sockets available in the rooms (220V) and in the living rooms (only for guests). At night there is no electricity to save energy.
*The electricity hours are from 6 am to 12 pm (midnight)


Custody service available for guests.
Locker Service Value: $4.000.- per backpack, for campers wishing to use the storage facility.
*This service is free of charge for the guests of the mountain lodge.


There is no cell phone-service in all of Torres del Paine National Park. At Refugio Paine Grande, you can contract hourly Wi-Fi services and pay through your PayPal account. Please check the rates at the Front Desk.