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Refugio & Camping Paine Grande

Refugio & Camping Paine Grande

Located on the shores of Lake Pehoe, this modern-day mountain lodge is the base for both the French Valley and Grey Glacier. With a capacity of 100 guests, this lodge is open all-year round and is equipped with 6-person shared dormitories (bunk beds), same-sex communal bathrooms, hot showers and food services. Choose between a made-up bed, which includes sheets and a comforter or a single bed where you are required to bring your own sleeping bag.

PRICES 2019-2020 SEASON (September 1st 2019 to August 31st 2020)
• Simple bed (per person, per night): 34.000 CLP / USD 57
• Made bed (per person, per night): 56.000 CLP / USD 87

Additional Services:
• Towel (per person, per night): 5.000 CLP / USD 8
• Bedding (Simple bed add-on / per person, per night): 22.000CLP / USD 30

***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. ***


• From Pudeto Boat Dock: (Catamaran, 30 minutes)
• From Italiano Ranger Station: (7.6km/ 2.5hrs/ Easy)
• From Refugio Grey: (11km/ 3.5-4hrs/ Easy-Moderate)
• Sendero Las Carretas: (17km/ 5hrs/ Easy-Moderate)
o This trail begins and ends at the park’s administration building. During high-season (September-April) this trail can only be used to exit the trail system. If you have questions, please consult CONAF (park rangers).


Same-sex communal bathrooms with sinks, toilets and hot showers.


Refugio Paine Grande 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.

PRICES 2019-2020 SEASON (September 1st 2019- August 31st 2020)

• Full board (Dinner, breakfast & packed lunch): 36.000 CLP / USD 57
• Breakfast: 11.000 CLP / USD 17
• Lunch on site or packed lunch: 12.000CLP / USD 19
• Dinner: 18.000 CLP / USD 28

Special Events:
• Full board (Christmas/New Year’s): 60.000 CLP / USD 90
• Dinner (Christmas/New Year’s): 42.000 CLP / USD 65

Meal schedule:
• Breakfast: 6:30am to 9:00am
• Lunch: 12:00pm-2:00pm
• Dinner: 6:00pm-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. ***


Take in the spectacular views of Lake Pehoe, Paine Grande and Los Cuernos as you enjoy a drink at Paine Grande’s second story bar. Choose from a long list of cocktails, beers and wines as you wind down after a long day of hiking!


Sit back and relax inside of Refugio Paine Grande’s many lounge areas.
Exclusive for lodge guests, enjoy the comfortable couches and warm fire-burning stoves.


Refugio & Camping Paine is prepared with a 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, still come by to warm up with a delicious cup of coffee!

Reminder: It is not permitted to cook inside of Refugio Paine Grande. There is a designated, wind-safe cooking area in the campsite for those wishing to prepare their own food.


• You can find electric outlets in lodge bedrooms, front desk and market. (Voltage 220 CV) Please consult with reception about functioning times and availability.
• The lodge and campsite do not have electricity at night in order to save energy.


Free luggage storage is available for all guests staying inside of the mountain lodge. There is a 4.000 CLP fee per bag, for campers wishing to use the storage facility.


• 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. For specific prices, check with the front desk.