Central & South America
El Chalten Hostels
Find Beds & Compare Prices
from all the hostel booking websites!
About El Chaltén
Established north of Los Glaciares National Park, El Chaltén is a small community with less than two thousand inhabitants in the Province of Santa Cruz, at the south of Argentinean Patagonia. This beautiful place is surrounded by the stunning presence of the Andes. The Fitz Roy or Chaltén Mountain overwhelms the town with its magnificence.
El Chaltén can be reached by plane; the closest airport is in the city of El Calafate, about two hundred kilometers from El Chaltén. Daily flights are available from Buenos Aires and buses to El Chaltén also leave El Calafate every day. El Chaltén is a compulsory visit for tourists traveling Patagonia and an excellent choice for lovers of outdoor activities. Mountains, lakes, rivers, and forests are all at hand in this touristic village. Organized excursions to Glaciar Viedma, Lake of the Desert, and visits to La Leona Petrified Forest are some of the activities to enjoy while visiting the community. Other outdoor options for visitors in El Chaltén include bouldering, trekking, horse riding, and mountain biking. For those who are not used to extreme adventure, El Chaltén offers self-guided walks along the paths close to the town.
The most diverse types of accommodation are available in this small community. However, hostels in El Chaltén are the most popular choice for tourists. All of them have shared rooms with two or more beds, kitchen, and a common area. El Chaltén hostels with private rooms, Wi-Fi internet connections, luggage storage rooms, and free breakfasts are also available. Staying in a hostel in El Chaltén is usually a wonderful experience for those tourists who love to share experiences while staying at low cost in this remote place of Argentinean Patagonia.
Hi, I'm sandra, the Hostelz.com local expert for El Chaltén. Welcome.
Other Nearby Cities
(121 Km / 75 mi.)
2015 - October
2015 - November
2015 - December
2016 - January
2016 - February
2016 - March
2016 - April
2016 - May
2016 - June
2016 - July
2016 - August
2016 - September
2016 - October
Azerbaijan New Manat
CFA Franc BCEAO
CFA Franc BEAC
Costa Rican Colon
Dominican R. Peso
East Caribbean Dollar
Hong Kong Dollars
Israeli New Shekel
New Zealand Dollars
Nicaraguan Cordoba Oro
Papua New Guinea Kina
Peruvian Nuevo Sol
Romanian New Lei
South African Rand
Sri Lanka Rupee
Utd. Arab Emir. Dirham
Find Dorm Beds
Find Private Rooms
Map — Click to Resize
HI - El Chaltén - Condor de los Andes Hostel
"Not recommended - Cramped dorms with only 4 lockers for 6 (uncomfortable) beds, noisy bathroom in the room. Chaotic organisation and the guy at the reception was rather unfriendly (unlike the girls though)." …"Great view - This hostel has great views of Fitz Roy. The common areas are nice for hanging out when the weather's bad. The staff are very helpful. The kitchen is pretty nice, too." …"… for guests, a large dinning-room, living-room with...
HI - El Chaltén - Rancho Grande Hostel
"HI - El Chaltén - Rancho Grande Hostel is one of the busiest hostels in El Chalten -- this is not too surprising since it is also the home of Chalten Travel, who drop off busload after busload of tourists here. The Location The hostel is also the offices for Chalten Travel, so it can be extremely useful for catching the bus to El Calafate or toward the north. It's also only ten minutes' walk to the start of the National Park so it is...
La Comarca Hostel
"Great little hostel!! - Great little hostel located a block from the bus station. Small and basic but with everything you need. Good kitchen & common space. Could use an extra couch or two but that's
Hostel Pioneros del Valle
"Hostel Pioneros del Valle is a brand new hostel in El Chalten, developed by one of the travel companies so that its customers have a place to stay. Interestingly it's also the only hostel in the village with free Wi-Fi. Considering the internet cafes are very expensive and the few bars with Wi-Fi ask for a fee per hour, this is a very good thing indeed. The Location El Chalten is a very small village and so it's hard for any hostel to...
Lo De Trivi
"…See if there is something for your liking - either way our staff is willing to go above and beyond to make your stay and experience memorable and unique. Of course we have all the standard facili
Kospi Posada - Bed & Breakfast
"Basic, no frills - Not so sure I would recommend it. the dorms are large, bit unclean, and noisy. Breakfast was a huge disappointment, coffee and some rock hard dry toast, and staff were aloof and not really interested in the guests." …"… Bar offers breakfast, meats, snacks and dinner to recharge with a snack menu of succulent flavors. The experience of stay in Kospi is to enjoy a service-focused, friendliness, with all the...
Hostel Los Viajeros
"… an incredible view. Another important attraction of El Chalten is the Fizt Roy, a one majestic mountain Chalten. The hostel has three bedrooms and three sextuplet and quadruple rooms. The rooms, are spacious and comfortable and have linens, WiFi and air-conditioned. Hostel Los Viajeros' Policies & Conditions: Check in from 12:00 to 22:00. Check out before 10:00. Payment upon arrival by cash. Taxes included....
"Value for money - Comfy beds, fantastic bathrooms with hot showers & fluffy towels provided (and hand gel!) Some lockers available although not enough for everyone. Reasonable kitchen (although pretty crowded if more than one group wants to cook at once) and decent common area (although less pleasant when owner plays rock music videos). Reasonable location (not an issue in the small town). Internet is sketchy everywhere in town as it's via...
HI - El Chaltén - Patagonia Hostel
"Albergue Patagonia is well situated in El Chalten, right on the main drag. It is easily recognized from the street by its cozy brick red appearance. The atmosphere here is very home-like and relaxed
Cabañas Cerro Torre
"…Apart from trekking excursions (for which you dont need neither a guide nor sophisticated equipment), El Chaltn offers glacier trekking excursions (for which you do need a hired guide and adequate
"… non diary eaters, lactose intolerant people, meat eaters, egg eaters, those with food allergies, etc. And of course we can whip up something satisfying and scrumptious for those ordinary people who eat everything but not anything! - The best spirits (including our very best argentine wines) and snacks - when you come back from the trails, but it is still too early to go out for dinner and yet you're starving. You have a sweet tooth!? Don't...
"… landscape ,come and visit us because you will remember it for ever... We offer double, triple & quadruple rooms with private bathrooms, central hot water, continental breakfast, living room, baggage lockers, etc. The tourist town 'El Chalten' founded in 1985, is located in the department Lago Argentino, in the southwest of Santa Cruz province. Is the youngest town in the country. 'El Chalten' is the name given to the mountain...
Hospedaje Mi Rincon
"…Posee habitaciones singles, dobles y triples con baño privado. La tarifa incluye servicio de mucama y acceso a internet via wi-fi. Por las mañanas dejaremos a su disposición una infusión de cafe, te
"… farewell time, a time that surely will have a strong ¨we will be back¨ flavour. La Guanaca is located in the village of El Chalten within the Los Glaciares National Park with peak famous for climbing. For this reason El Chalten was named Argentina's Trekking Capital or Capital Nacional del Trekking. La Guanaca Policies and Conditions: Cancellation policy: 24 hours before arrival. This property may pre-authorize your card...
"…Satellite TV and DVD player in the breakfast area. The rooms are spacious and each has a safe and hairdryer in the bathroom. If you seek tranquility, friendly service and excellent price / be
"… Warmly decorated, and carefully cleaned, most of the rooms have views of the mountains. Every morning, our complimentary breakfast includes: Coffee, tea, and milk buffet, along with cereals, yogurt, ham and cheese, cake, whole wheat bread, white breads, butter and jam. Amenities include 24 hrs central heating and hot water, WI-FI service and three shared living rooms, library and exchange of books. Luggage safekeeping and home-made...
Hosteria Lago Viedma
"…Please note: Cancellation Policy: 3 days before arrival Check In: 1.00 pm Check Out: 10.00 am Method of Payment upon the arrival: Cash, Credit Cards accepted Breakfast is not included.
Estancia La Quinta
"… with private bathroom (with bathtub), hairdryer, heated by individually-regulated radiators, large windows overlooking panoramic views. The SENIOR rooms also have hidromassage, minibar, safety box, and more amenities according to the category. Estancia la Quinta is a one-hundred-year-old cattle-rearing farm that opens its gates to tourists from October to April. The ranch house at the heart of the Los Glaciares National Park within an...
Patagonia Eco Domes
"… is only 500mts away, and Glaciar Piedras Blancas 1 hour and 40 minutes away, hiking. Around the area you will find Hosteria el Pilar, Estancia Bonanza, Estancia Ricanor, and Los Huemules. In this last one you can enjoy 5 more hikes from 30 minutes to 4 hours. Patagonia Eco Domes Policies and Conditions: Cancellation policy: 72 hours before arrival. This property may pre-authorize your card before arrival. Check in from...
"… the landscape deserves the best service. El Chalten is renewed with the arrival of Hotel Destino Sur. Hotel Destino Sur amenities include 24 hour bar, LCD TV 32 and phone in the bedroom, buffet breakfast, and invites you to enjoy an exclusive wine cellar in a warm atmosphere surrounded by unique views. The WiFi service throughout the resort and the gym ensures entertainment, and our modern spa guarantees relaxation for our guests, being...
If you've visited El Chaltén, add your comments and tips...
El Chaltén comments only.
Don't discuss the hostels on this page
, post a review on the hostel's page instead.
Submit a New Hostel
Copyright © 2015 Hostelz.com