Best hotels and hostels in Antarctica

  • Lodging in Stanley

    Malvina House Hotel

    All rooms here are smoke free and have direct-dial phones and satellite TV. Three larger harbor-view suites cost an additional 20%. The fine restaurant (noon to 1.30pm and 7pm to 9pm), in a glassed-in conservatory, is the town's best eatery. Starters include upland goose pâté, and mains range from hamburgers to slow-braised local lamb. The Beagle Bar adjoins.

  • Lodging in Sea Lion Island

    Sea Lion Lodge

    Sea Lion Lodge markets itself as ‘the most southerly British hotel in the world.’ This wild outpost offers creature comforts in the way of snug rooms, central heating, shared guest lounges and even a small putting green. Hosts offer tours (for a fee) for day trippers.

  • Lodging in Stanley

    Shorty’s Motel & Diner

    East of the town center, this motel has basic rooms with TVs. The restaurant (8.30am to 8.30pm) serves diner-style breakfasts, and burgers (including the traditional Chilean sandwich known as a chacarero), baguettes and paninis.