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Calafate Hostel

Hostel | Gdor. Moyano 1296, El Calafate, Argentina .

78.4% Overall Rating

58 out of 83 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (08/04/2013)

zuzana slezakova thinks…

"very nice atmosphere, quite small dining area but it was great for making new friends and talking to each other. I really missed the atmosphere of this hostel when I left to another destination.…"

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  • Bar
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • Currency Exchange
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Late check-out
  • Wake-up calls
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 12:30
Latest Check-out: 10:00

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Calafate Hostel has been considered the largest, best served and most modern hostel in the Argentine Republic by F.E.Berenguer Ex- Kistaquis Company, international traveler and hostel qualifier. Read more

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About Calafate Hostel

The hostel is made up by active and qualified young people who are constantly working to obtain reductions for the best excursions in El Calafate in order to make your stay here as economical as possible.

The hostel has been created thinking of the place we would like to find when traveling around the world, comfortable, economical and clean; a place where all our demands are satisfied.

It is made of wood, which gives it a friendly and cozy atmosphere; it has 189 beds of the highest comfort. There are large common spaces where meeting others is within hands reach. Its accessibility is ideal because it is situated in the centre of El Calafate, a few metres from the bus terminal and from the principal shopping centres, banks, supermarkets and public offices.

Accommodation in Guesthouse Bedrooms
Rooms to share: they have 2 bunks (4 beds) and a shared bathroom in the corridor. It is the most economical lodging option.

Accommodation in Hostel Bedrooms
Rooms to share: they have 2 bunks (4 beds) and a bathroom inside the room.

Accommodation Standard
Single, Double, Triple and Quadruple Rooms. Bathroom not shared. Morning coffee free.
Sheets and daily maid service included.

Accommodation Superior
Single, Double, Triple and Quadruple Rooms. Bathroom not shared. Continental breakfast included.
Sheets and daily maid service included.

The Restaurant del Hostel offers a great variety of homemade dishes with plentiful portions, made by our chef Cristian with fresh local products. We have a daily menu, elaborated and light dishes.

Our prices are inexpensive, taking our guests into account. Meals are served by young and friendly people.

We prepare the typical dishes of the region: Patagonian mutton, Argentine beefsteak, fillets, and the well-known for their size and taste Patagonian ‘milanesas’.

Breakfast is served from 6.30 to 10.00a.m
Lunch is served from 12a.m to 2.30p.m.
Dinner is served from 7p.m to 11p.m.

At the hostel bar you can ask for tasty snacks to enjoy in your excursions at reasonable prices.

Our agency Always Glaciers is always thinking on how you can enjoy the best excursions and save money at the same time.
• Reception open 24 hours a day where members of the staff, who speak more than 5 different languages, are at your disposal to ensure that everybody is understood and their requirements satisfied.
• At our hostel we make reservations for the best excursions and at the best prices because of the number of reservations we deal with; we are granted special reductions for the tourist packages of the area which fully benefit our guests.
At the Reception desk you will find all the information for free and not free excursions so as to enjoy your stay in El Calafate thoroughly.
• Free Transportation from our stand at the Airport to the Hostel in our own vehicles.
• Fully equipped kitchen which should be kept tidy, at guests’ disposal
• Restaurant, where you can have the delicious Argentine beefsteak and the Patagonian mutton; also vegetarian menus.
• Bar open the 24 hs.
• Large meeting place where you may come across people from all around the world and enjoy good company.
• Left-luggage office: so that you can make your excursions and travel more comfortably.
• Laundry.
• Internet the 24 hs.
• Long-distance calls.
• Fax.
• Parking.