El Cortijo

Localities: 
Cachi, Salta
Establishments type: 
Hotels
Region: 
Norte
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Description: 

The hotel is located close to the main tourist and cultural centers in Cachí. This is a big old house from the nineteenth century which preserves the style that characterizes the region, and has been refurbished maintaining the architectural spirit of that time.
The integral decoration displays period furniture and valuable pieces of sacred Latin-American art.
Most of the rooms are distributed on the ground floor surrounded by a courtyard and offer different sizes, shapes and styles in decoration.
The restaurant offers delicious and homemade regional food, married with excellent wines from Yacochuya, Molinos and Cafayate.
Maria Luisa, its hostess, provides personalized service and receives guests herself.  
The hotel is open throughout the year.
 

Address: 

Av. del Automóvil Club Argentino s/n

Phone: 
+54 (3868) 491034
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El Zapallo

Localities: 
Cachi, Salta
Establishments type: 
Restaurants
Region: 
Norte
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Description: 

El Zapallo is the typical Argentine parrilla (grill restaurant) which is run by Aldo Mamani and his family.

The restaurant has a big dining room to enjoy food and also tables and chairs on the sidewalk in the shade of awnings.  

The specialty is the grilled kid and the highly recommended dessert is pears in sweet syrup and cayote (fruit) which is completely homemade. 

Portions are abundant and guests are advised to share.

Address: 

Benjamín Zorrilla s/n

Phone: 
+54 (387) 154 569585
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Oliver Wine Bar

Localities: 
Cachi, Salta
Establishments type: 
Restaurants
Region: 
Norte
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Description: 

The restaurant is located opposite the main square and it is a classic choice for those living in the Calchaquies Valleys.

The architecture of this old house is of adobe and mud with cactus wood. 

There are stunning views of the Cachi peaks.

Oliver Wine Bar is a place where you can enjoy the best wines in the world, including labels from Australia, South Africa and California as well as the best wines from Salta.

The food served includes tapas (cold meat appetizers), snacks, salads, sandwiches and a wide variety of homemade pizzas with different toppings.

The specialty is the alforja which is cheese made from cow’s milk stuffed with prosciutto, tomato, olives and spices.

Address: 

Ruiz de los Llanos 160

Phone: 
+54 (3868) 491903
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Platos y Diseños

Localities: 
Cachi, Salta
Establishments type: 
Restaurants
Region: 
Norte
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Description: 

The restaurant is located one block from the main square, tastefully decorated with cardon lamps and colorful mantles on the tables. 

Local artists display their art on the restaurant’s walls.

Platos y Diseno offers typical the northern cuisine which includes regional and traditional dishes such as locro, lamb stew, goat cheese provoleta, corn and meat cannelloni, pastas and delicious desserts.

The restaurant is run by its owners who have chosen this corner of the Calchaquí Valley in which to live.

Address: 

Av. Gral. Güemes s/n

Phone: 
+54 (387) 155 133861
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La Merced del Alto

Localities: 
Cachi, Salta
Establishments type: 
Hotels
Region: 
Norte
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Description: 

The hotel is located 2 km from Cachí and is a spectacular colonial style hotel.

It resembles an old monastery that appears in the middle of the mountains and the magnificent Nevado de Cachi (mountain).

The large courtyard and galleries show off the indigenous materials of the region such as adobe, cañizo and baked tiles.

The interior is pretty with white walls and green wooden doors.

The common spaces are tastefully decorated and are comfortable and colorful.

The house is full of special details and it is well worth walking around to appreciate the tapestry, alcoves with sculptures, paintings, objects and handicrafts typical from the region.

La Merced del Alto has a welcoming bar with blazing fireplaces for winter days.
 
The rooms are spacious, tasteful and equipped with all the necessary comforts.

They have spectacular views of the mountains and of the interior gardens of the hotel.

There is also a criollo styled chapel, a handicraft gift shop and a library.

The hotel has a cellar where you can enjoy delicious wines accompanied by local cheeses and cold meats.

The restaurant offers a la carte dishes of gourmet food and has an extensive selection of regional wines.

A swimming pool and spa with an excellent array of therapies make this hotel perfect for those wishing to escape to an oasis of calm.

The service is attentive and friendly.

Silvina, the hotel manager, deserves a special mention as she is always smiling and ready to help.

La Merced del Alto is open throughout the year.

Address: 

Fuerte Alto 4417

Phone: 
+54 (3868) 490030
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Classification
Recommendation (Oscars): 
AAG's Exceptional
Facilities: 
Outstanding restaurant
Spa
Accessible
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Hostería Automóvil Club

Localities: 
Cachi, Salta
Establishments type: 
Hotels
Region: 
Norte
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Description: 

This historic hostería is one of the first in the region and boasts the largest tourist accommodation in Cachí. 

It is located 157 km from Salta.

The Hosteria Automovil Club is an impressive neo-classic mansion with tile floors, large windows, wooden furniture and white galleries overlooking the big central garden.

The rooms are comfortable, simply decorated and are perfect for families.

They all feature satellite TVs while some have minibars and Jacuzzis.

The restaurant offers delicious regional food such as empanadas (types of savoury pies) and guisos (stews) combined with a good selection of the best local wines. 

Every morning, guests can enjoy a complete buffet breakfast.

The hotel also has an organic produce and dairy farm.

The Hosteria Automovil Club offers trekking with horses or without, bicycle rides and archeological tours of the surrounding area. 

At some distance from the hostería, there is a swimming pool and a solarium for the use of hotel guests.

Hostería Automovil Club is open throughout the year.

Address: 

RN 40, km 1237

Phone: 
+54 (3868) 491104/6
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Classification
Recommendation (Oscars): 
AAG's Highly Recommended
Facilities: 
Outstanding restaurant
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