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About El Calafate
El Calafate is a laidback small town in the far south of Argentina’s Patagonia region. It’s growing by leaps and bounds, but still retains an unhurried and relaxed pace. The main street is tourist-y, yes, but it still has appeal. And El Calafate has two big draws that mean you’ll probably pass through here at some point. First, it’s midway between Torres del Paine, Chile and El Chalten, Argentina, making it a natural stopping point on the trekking circuit. Second, it’s the closest point to the spectacular Perito Moreno glacier, 80 km away in Parque Nacional Los Glaciares.
The town itself is pleasant as well, with an eclectic array of offerings for your entertainment and dining pleasure. It is well-conneted by bus and air to points throughout Argentina, and its bus station is centrally located. Be warned, however, that its airport is located some distance outside town and it`s an expensive shuttle ride to your hostel.
El Calafate hostels are numerous and are scattered throughout town, most within walking distance of the main street. Shuttles from the airport will drop you off at your hostel's door. It’s advisable to book ahead during peak season, as beds fill up quickly.
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Hostel Buenos Aires
"Not as described - The hostel did not provide breakfast as described online -- only free coffee, chocolate, milk. Room is ok but it was freezing cold at night (we have the room over kitchen). Also if someone is talking in the kitchen it could be noisy to sleep. Maybe it's a language problem, but owner doesn't seem to care so much about helping us." … "… from the bus station and 300m from the main avenue in the heart of El...
HI - Calafate - Hostel del Glaciar Pioneros
"I just returned from Argentina. This hostel was terrible! They had no record of our reservation. Despite showing them a confirmation email, they shrugged their shoulders and said there was nothing they could do. We ultimately had to stay in the Superior room for significantly more than we had initially planned on paying. The reception staff was very unhelpful and down and out rude the whole time we were there. The hostel is located about ten...
America del Sur Hostel Calafate
"America Del Sur is situated a five-minute walk from the town centre and a ten-minute walk from the bus station (where the hostel will pick you up for free). It is situated on the hillside, with great views of the lakes and mountains. It's one of those hostels that is trying to be a home away from home -- these hostels can always be identified by having to take your shoes off before you enter the hostel. The staff are friendly, speak very...
"From the bus station, the Calafate Hostel is about a 10-minute walk. It is a bit tricky to find the place, but just remember to walk downhill towards the center of town. A map is definitely helpful and is available from the tourist info booth at the bus station. Although this hostel is very big, there are enough common areas where you can relax and have space to yourself so it doesn't feel like a big motel. For example, you can hang out...
Posada Patagonica Nakel Yenú
"… bath and double / triple rooms with private bath. Whatever you choose, we include breakfast, free internet access, WI FI, as well as sheets, daily cleaning service and luggage storage. You`ll be delighted with our BBQ , our asado, in our QUINCHO! This is where we get together, can meet other guests and exchange traveller`s experiences. Our QUINCHO includes a fully equipped kitchen. Get to know our Calafate, the estepa and...
HI - Calafate - Hostel del Glaciar Libertador
"HI - Calafate - Hostel del Glaciar Libertador is really a great, comfortable hostel, with a Scandinavian feel as well as modern and warm -- it's really IKEA-like). There are plenty of dorms (maximum four beds) on three floors around an open-air courtyard. The dining area and common room, with lots of wooden furniture in them, are nice places to hang out. The Location The hostel is located just after the bridge over the river, by the...
Hostel de las Manos
"Clean, accommodating, and peaceful - Not the cheapest on the block but really friendly and helpful. Personally thought it was good value for what I got -- single room with private bath for 140 argentine pesos. Could organise all tours and onward travel through reception. Could relax here in the evening and prepare own food with free Wi-Fi and internet. Really smart looking from the outside, hot, powerful water and good walks. Worth the extra...
Schilling Hostal Patagonico
"… income bridge turn left, for two blocks until Campaña del Desierto, then turn left and on the first block (Gob. Paradelo) to the right. Schilling Hostal Patagonico has two dorms types available- 4 beds, 2 beds and can sleep a total of 6 people. Schilling Hostal Patagonico has 20 privates rooms, the types are: single, double/ twin and triple. -single rooms come with fully sprung bed -double-twin rooms come with a double/two single...
Marcopolo Inn Calafate
"… the stunning Perito Moreno glacier, a must see on any travellers itinerary. Situated in a pleasant neighbourhood just minutes from the Central Market and with-in easy walking distance from the bus station and a short ride from the airport.We have Twin, Doubles, Triples and Dorms with private bathroom, comfortable beds and a gorgeous view! All rooms have central heating and hot water 24hs a day. Private rooms include a TV. We...
Hosteria Sir Thomas
"the Buffet Breakfast is served everyday! Guest can use the dinning room to have lunch or dinner We speak Spanish, and we are happy to help you in any way. Indeed SIR THOMAS is family Guesthouse in the center of Calafate which offer free internet access, tourist office, luggage storage and more!. dorms, Doubles/ twins, and rooms for 3 or 4 people, all with private bathroom, new linen, wifi, and individual heating." … "… TV,...
"… enjoy snacks, happy hours, drinks and events. Wi Fi free in rooms and common areas. The hotel has 20 standard rooms and 4 superior rooms. The standard Rooms at My Hotel are small (17m2) and are equipped with heating and private bathroom. They have all the basic and essential amenities that a traveler needs to enjoy your stay in El Calafate. They have private bathroom and shower. The superior My Hotel rooms are equipped with...
South B&B El Calafate
"South B&B El Calafate is located in a privileged location with a magnificent view of Lake Argentino and the Andes. All rooms have heating, private bathroom and lake view. Breakfast is totally homemade, bread and sweet puddings, all made in house. South B&B El Calafate is a Bed and Breakfast run by its owners in a personalized way in a family atmosphere." … "… Julio A Roca turn left and take the street Jose Formentti to Juan...
Hostel El Ovejero
"… and stream, the hostel offers rooms for 2, 5 and 6 guests. Communal kitchen and living room with WI-FI and Cable TV. Next to the hostel is Parrilla La Marca, where they serve the best steaks in Patagonia! You will be able to see how to cook lamb in a real Patagonian kitchen. Please note : Cancellation Policy : 2 days advance notice. Cash and credit cards payment accepted on arrival. Check-in time : 14:00....
Hostel Calafate Viejo
"Our property offers comfortable rooms with shared or private bathrooms, 200 meters from the center of Calafate and 400 meters from the bus station. There is a shared kitchen where you can enjoy breakfast (optional). In addition, the hotel offers free Wi-Fi. El Calafate Viejo Property features rooms with bedside tables and simple and bright decoration. Also offers tourist information, laundry and safe boxes. Free parking is available and...
Aves del Lago Hostel Patagonico
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"Aves del Lago Hostel Patagonia is a nice and relaxed hostel, away from the center and touristic area of El Calfate. This hostel is located just ten minutes' walk from the center of El Calafate, but right next to Laguna Nimez, where you can see the flamingos and enjoy the nice landscapes. There is free Wi-Fi in one of the two communal kitchens. The owners are very nice and can help you book your bus tickets to Glaciar Perito Moreno, El Chalten...
I Keu Ken Hostel
"I Keu Ken Hostel is a nice little hostel in a fast-developing town that's slightly cursed by tourists arriving to see the Perito Moreno glacier and then disappearing soon afterward. The Location It's only fifteen minutes away from the bus station, but its location on a hill and a lack of names on the streets can make it a little tricky to get there. The great view of the surrounding area rewards you once you are there, though. There are...
Solares del Sur
"… bathroom fittings and faucets by Rocca. All bedrooms are permanently heated and beds are fitted with prime quality double mattresses and warm, light bedspreads. The comfort and freedom of the apart system, currently used all over the world and quite different from conventional hotels, will make visitors feel as if they were in the privacy of their own homes. Private parking. Cancellation Policy: * 7 or more days, 0% due...
"… Patagonia Argentina, wait you warmest and give to the passenger all the confort from the own propierties in this paradise. We are a family from El Calafate since long time ago. The own propietaries attend by themselves to the guest. We try to give them a nice treatment in harmony with the land scape. We help you feel yourself like at your own home. In case of no-show at the inn the day of admission or cancel your reservation 72...
"… centre in a very quiet part of the village. We have five lovely and warm independent cottages (alpine style), two comfortable apartments and two rooms., all of this makes an ideal, intimate and relaxing place, with a nice garden of plants and flowers. The service to owers guest in Las Cabaitas is made by our family in a personal, freandly and very discrete way, wich makes your stay in El Calafate very plasant. The price...
"… In wich one live DARIO, BELEN & ANDINA, who are looking forward to meeting you!!! We are 2 blocks away from the Main Street,(7 minutes walking away from the bus station). Here, you will find a nice and family atmosphere with personal and special attention. We enjoy enormously taking care of our guests. Our facilities: all bedrooms are en suite with linen; free extra blankets and towels; laundry service; wi-fi; restaurant...
Aonikenk Bed & Breakfast
"… rooms with one private bathroom (Maximum capacity: 6 people) • Continental breakfast • Maid service • White linen and towels • Individual heating system • Argentino Lake view • Personalized attention • Turistic information • Living Room with Cable color TV • WI-FI Internet. • Car park Payment: Cash only Cancellation Policy: Guests can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 3 days before arrival. Deposits paid are...
Posada del Angel Calafate
"… 5 blocks from the bus station . Here you will find a warm and welcoming place. You are invited to join this great family of friends who come year after year, to know the beautiful landscapes of southern Patagonia region. We have spacious and comfortable rooms: single, double, triples and quadruples rooms all heated, with private bathroom, TV Cable and Wi Fi. The comfortable lounge and breakfast area are spacious, bright and...
"Welcome to "El Puente" Aparts .We can lodge you in modern apart recently opened, in the center of Calafate. Accommodation: "El Puente" Aparts has private rooms to offer. They can accommodate three persons. The rooms have LCD, WIFI, DVD Player, microwave oven, electric ring, hair dryer, safety box, king size beds and black out curtains. They have full equipped bathrooms, kitchenette and hot water all day long. check in:14:00 check out:...
Casa de los Grillos B&B
"CASA DE GRILLOS is an patagonian inn, with a ByB style, located a few blocks away from town, in the old Calafate. Each bedroom is named and ornamented to recreate different landscapes founds in this area. There is also a dining-room and wide garden sorrounded by bushes and trees. This is the frame of our family house inhabited by its owners, making you feel at home. We daily offer a regional breakfast, and a cozy place to share." …...
Cauquenes de Nimez
"… Control, TV, Wi-Fi, Internet Access, Safe Box, Mattress \'La Cardeusse\', Complimentary Glass of Wine, Restaurant, Internet Access, Happy Hour and Complimentary, Bar We are close to National Park Los Glaciers (Parque Nacional Los Glaciares), you won\'t get any closer to Perito Moreno Glacier (Glaciar Perito Moreno). You will have the chance to see southern Right Whale, one of the rarest species that arrives every year to...
Hosteria Meulen Boutique Calafate
"The hotel has a free shuttle service to the downtown, a Bar, Restaurant, WiFi, Internet, DDI, DDN and Laundry. Undoubtedly the best accommodation in Patagonia Argentina! Meulen is the answer to all needs with its professional staff. We guarantee that causes that your stay in El Calafate will be an unforgettable experience." … "… at Av Jorge Newbery (1.3 km) 4. Take the 1st right onto Günter Plüschow (800 m) 5. Slight left...
"… Snack Bar. * Lunch Box and full-board (extra charge). * TV and DVD Closed Circuit. * Reading and TV Area. * Bikes to rent. * Boutique. * Restaurant. * Emergency Service. * Room Service. * Free Internet Access. * Laundry Service. * Telephone, Fax, DDI, DDN. * Parking. * Shuttle Service ( extra charge) Local Attractions: * Walicho Caves. * Fishing at Roca...
Marcopolo Suites Calafate
"… broadband internet access and Wi-Fi connection. A laundry service is also available, and each hostel has its very own tourist travel information desk, where advisors specialized in backpacking will help you plan and book your trip. Staying with Hostel Inn and Marcopolo Inn guarantees you a safe, private, and very fun experience. Without a doubt the best options in Argentina. Marcopolo Suites include private double, triple and...
Hosteria Las Avutardas
"… single morning you are allowed to enjoy our tasty continental breakfast: bagel, croissants, baked toasts and butter and our tasteful jellies from the region, followed by a rich variety of teas and the classic milk and coffee, just served to be enjoyed in a nice moment during your visit with family or friends in Las Avutardas. Our comfortable rooms offer nice mattresses, private bathrooms, cable tv, single lockers (you can keep...
Konke Hotel & Sabores
"… 2007, the staff is friendly and nice and instalashion is confortable. Accommodation It features fully carpeted, bright, comfortable rooms with heating. It has cable TV, desk, bathtub, hairdryer and refrigerator with mini-bar. Services and activities The hotel can use game, internet acces and breakfast. Surroundings El Calafate is a beautiful place, the center town is quiet and lovely. You can choose dfferent option for...
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