A friendly but cramped and crowded tourist office is located in the centro c√≠vico (daily 8 a.m.- 9 p.m. Tel: 02944-426784, Web: www.bariloche.com). Lots of useful information and a continually updated list of accommodation with vacancies, including a list of family homes offering lodging when everything is full.
Bank hours seem to be on mountain time, vary with the season, and are a bit sporadic, though ATMs are readily available around town. Banco La Naci√≥n (Mitre 178), Banco de Galicia (Moreno 77), and Banco Franc√©s (San Martin 336) offer all general and international services, including exchanging currency and cashing travelers checks (bring your passport). There is also a currency exchange house (Cambio Sudamericana, Mitre 63. Open 9 a.m.-2 p.m.). Bank hours are 8 a.m.-1 p.m. from Dec- March; and 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. April-Nov.
KEEPING IN TOUCH
An international post office is located on Moreno 175, open Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat 8:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. Locutorios with local and international telephone and fax services and Internet are plentiful, with tens of locations lining the busy calle Mitre. Cyber Firenze (Quaglia 262) and Cyber Caf√© (Quaglia 220) are poplar spots with fast connections and drinks and snacks.
The main hospital is on Perito Moreno 601 (Tel: 02944-426100). There are several pharmacies around town, including Del Centro (Rolando 699) in the center.
Many hotels offer laundry services, or take it in yourself to Laverap (Elfein 251).