Mountain Hostel, El Tarter

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Welcome to Mountain Hostel Tarter, the new hostel in Andorra, the only one at Grandvalira’s ski resort doorstep. Perfect for mountain sports and activities like skiing, snowboarding, freeride, freestyle, and ski touring in winter season, and mountain biking, hiking, and trail running in summer season. Open all year. We offer a very cozy atmosphere, and furthermore we are an eco-friendly hostel: we use solar energy and facilities that contribute to save energy.
Imagine sleeping in Andorra, at the front door of an impressive ski resort such as Grandvalira, with over 200km of slopes at your disposal in one most amazing surrounding of the Pyrenean Mountains.
Imagine a rustic home, with the typical Andorran architecture built over 200 years ago, recently restored and with solar power.
Imagine staying in modern facilities, recently inaugurated, warm, where rustic and comfort blend in with your favourite hobby.
Imagine enjoying Andorra in a friendly atmosphere, where you share with fellow travelers your passion for mountain sports.
Well stop imagining and make it happen! Welcome to MOUNTAIN HOSTEL TARTER!
A new concept of accommodation situated in El Tarter, 200 meters away from Grandvalira – El Tarter ski resort’s main access, where you’ll also find the best snowpark of the Pyrenees and over 200km of ski slopes!
Mountain Hostel Tarter is a unique establishment in Andorra, made for travellers by travellers and designed to offer what we usually look out for when we’re travelling: a comfy and practical place to stay, in a warm and friendly atmosphere. All of this with the best quality/price you’ll find, and in a renewed rustic and sustainable home.
So forget about the accommodation and sleeping..! We’re here for that! It’s up to you to make the most out of your days in Andorra, practicing your favourite sport or hobby… by the way, which one is it? Ski, snowboard, telemark, randonée skiing, freestyle, freeride, mountain biking, downhill biking, trekking, Via Ferradas, etc… Enjoy it!

- Modern bathroom with toilets, showers and washbasin. They are shared and mixed, but with individual cabins, of course! We also offer hot water 24hrs. Towels for rent for 1,50 EUR.

- Dining room with a full equipped and communal kitchen where guests can make themselves a hearty meal or quick snack. You also have vending machines for drinks and snacks, 24hrs.

- A small grocery store where you can buy the ingredients for your favourite dishes, and other primary items. If you don't want cook, we offer quality prepared meals.

- A very cozy living room with fireplace, sofas, puffs, television, reading, table games and free Wi-Fi, where you can relax, or surf the net beside the fireplace.

- Free Wi-Fi throughout the hostel, also in the rooms.

- For skiers and snowboarders there’s a boot dryer and ski locker service.

- Winter activities: skiing, snowboarding, telemark, freestyle, free ride, ski touring, snowshoeing, heliski, paragliding

- Summer activities: mountain downhill bike, cross-country mountain bike, road bike, hiking (peaks and lakes), trail running, via ferrata, and all mountain sports you can imagine!

- Trips, tours and mountain activities can also be booked at our reception, so don't be afraid to ask.

- We will help you organize your days in Andorra, and we’ll give you good recommendations on any subject, so you can enjoy your stay with us.


We have two dorm types available: 4 beds and 5 beds, and can sleep a total of 40 people.
- Room for 4 people, with two bunk beds
- Room for 5 people, with two bunk beds and an individual bed.

In all rooms, each bed has its own reading light and socket. All rooms have heating and free wi-fi. From all our windows you can see the mountain and the sky.

Bed sheets, linen and duvet are provided and all rooms have security lockers. You will need a padlock. If you don't have padlock we can sell you one for 1,50 EUR.
Bathrooms are shared on the ground floor with shower, toilet and sink, with 24hr hot water.

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• Enjoy your days in Andorra from our privileged location in El Tarter. Mountain Hostel Tarter is at the foot of slopes of Grandvalira ski resort, the largest ski area in the Pyrenees. We are 200 meters from the access to the gondola of Grandvalira|El Tarter. In Sant Pere del Tarter town there are two restaurants, and a chill out and cocktail bar, were you can spend your après-ski time in winter or enjoy its terrace in summer.
• The hostel is just halfway between Andorra centre and Pas de la Casa (frontier with France). 200 meters from the hostel there is the public bus stop in both directions. The public bus service connects El Tarter with Canillo and Andorra centre in one direction. And Soldeu and Pas de la Casa in the other direction.
• Soldeu, 2,5km from the hostel to Pas de la Casa direction, has a brilliant nightlife and there are a whole host of clubs and late night bars where you can go out and party.
• 5,5km from the hostel to Andorra la Vella direction, there is the Canillo town, with a good sports center with swimming pool and ice rink.
• From Mountain Hostel Tarter there are several hiking and mountain bike trails to do, without having to take the car or bus, especially in the beautiful Incles Valley or Ransol Valley. Close to the Mountain Hostel Tarter there are some of the most beautiful peaks and lakes of Andorra. And the Soldeu Bike Park is 2,5km from the hostel.
• If you like shopping, the commercial centre of Andorra and the commercial centre of Pas de la Casa is 17km away. The hostel is exactly halfway between those towns, the perfect place to disconnect of the noise of the centre, shops and people. Also in Andorra you can visit de thermal centre Caldea.
• By car: From Spain you have two ways. You can access by the road C-145 from Lleida, or by the road C-16 from the Cadi tunnel or Puigcerdà. From the frontier between Andorra and Spain should follow the signs to France, just until the intersection of Sant Pere del Tarter on your left hand, 5.5 km from Canillo.
• From France, is accessed via the N-22 across the frontier of Pas de la Casa, Andorra direction, just until the intersection of Sant Pere del Tarter on your right hand, 2.5 km from Soldeu.
• By bus:
• NADAL – EUROLINES: Andorra - Barcelona and airport, Andorra - Toulouse Airport, Andorra - Lleida, Andorra - Valencia, Andorra - Madrid
• NOVATEL (Andorra by bus): Andorra - Barcelona (airport), Andorra - Girona (airport), Andorra - Toulouse (airport)
• GRUP MONTMANTELL, ALSA-SAMAR, ALSINA-GRAELLS: Andorra - Barcelona and airport, Andorra – Lleida and AVE (railway station).
• By plane:
• The nearest international airports are:
• Toulouse Blagnac International Airport (195 km) - France
• Carcassonne International Airport (176 km) - France
• Barcelona International Airport - El Prat (200 km) - Spain
• International Airport Girona - Costa Brava (260 km) - Spain
• Reus International Airport (240 km) - Spain
• International Airport Lleida-Alguaire (150 km.) - Spain
• From every airport you can get an airport express shuttle bus to Andorra. If you take the Novatel company, for a little extracharge they leave you at the hostel.
• By train: The AVE Madrid-Lleida let’s get to the capital Lleida. From there, Viatges Montmantell Alsina-Graells daily link with Andorra.
• On the French side, the nearest railway station is L'Hospitalet-près-l'Andorre or La Tour de Carol. Daily connections to Andorra on Andorran Hispano buses.



Address: Sant Pere del Tarter, El Tarter, Canillo, Andorra

Distance to city center: 0.05 km

Mountain Hostel is listed on the following booking sites:

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Website Mountain Hostel El Tarter (if you know the URL of their website, let us know and we'll add it)
Phone Number: 00376 330 412
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Facilities and Amenities

Family-Friendly Hostel

Quiet Rest

Solo Traveller


Lockers in Rooms

Luggage Storage


Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

Wi-Fi in Rooms

Bike Rental


24 Hour Security

BBQ Grill


Board Games

Cable TV

Clothes Dryer

Concierge/Info Desk

Credit Card Payments

Entirely Non-Smoking


Hair Dryers

Hot Showers

Hot tub/Jacuzzi



Lounge Area

Movie Library/Rental

Outdoor Seating

Power Point/Sockets in Rooms


Swimming Pool


Airport Pickup


Wheelchair Accessible


Service Animals

Genders: Males & Females

Max. Age: All Ages

Min. Age with Parent (dorms): All Ages

Min. Age with Parent (private room): All Ages

Min. Age without Parent: 18

Checkout: 11:00 (11 AM)

Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Maximum Stay: Unlimited

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: All Year

Reception Hours: Limited Hours

Size: Medium (30-60 beds)

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