Hostels in El Bolsón, Argentina

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El Bolsón is a city of Patagonia Argentina, in the southwest region of the Province of Río Negro. About twenty thousand inhabitants populate this beautiful valley, which is surrounded by forests, lakes, rivers, and the stunning presence of the Andes. In the nineties, El Bolsón was declared an “Ecological Community” because of the interest of its people to protect and preserve the natural environment.

El Bolsón is located one hundred and twenty kilometers south of Bariloche, one of the most important Argentinean touristic cities. It is seven kilometers from the international Chilean border and just under two thousand kilometers from Buenos Aires City.

The valley of El Bolsón can be reached via several bus companies, which operate in the area, mainly leaving from Bariloche. Accessing the community by car is another possibility, which also gives the opportunity to enjoy the scenery of the magnificence of the Andean Mountain Range. Drivers must be aware that most of the way to El Bolsón is through a gravel road. The city also has a small airport for regional flights.

El Bolsón can be enjoyed all year long. Winter activities in El Bolsón are numerous; skiing and snowboarding at the ski center of Cerro Perito Moreno are considered the most popular activities. The center offers all the services required for the tourists and there is a shelter with a restaurant and a bar. Summer options include walks by the several paths and roads to Cerro Piltriquitrón or Cerro Amigo and rafting in Río Azul and Río Manso. An exclusive attraction of the region is crossing the Andes to Chile by boat through a small river born in Puelo Lake.

El Bolsón is a city always ready to receive tourists, so many different types of accommodations are available. Among them, the hostels of El Bolsón are an excellent option for those seeking vacations in the mountain at affordable costs.

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FAQ about El Bolsón Hostels

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A hostel in El Bolsón costs $28 for a dorm. A private room in a hostel in El Bolsón costs $61. (based on price comparison)
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El Bolsón Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in El Bolsón, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
15 Total number of hostels
$28 Average dorm price
$61 Average private room price
$20 Cheapest hostel in El Bolsón
HOSPEDAJE PILTRI is the cheapest
4 Party hostels in El Bolsón
Hostel el Mago is the best rated
Most El Bolsón hostels are located in
Barrio Luján s/n, Barrio Usina, Barrio Luján
6.5 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

El Hoyo (13 Km / 8 mi.)
Lago Puelo (15 Km / 9 mi.)
Epuyén (31 Km / 20 mi.)
Cholila (62 Km / 38 mi.)
Hornopiren (78 Km / 48 mi.)
Bariloche (93 Km / 57 mi.)
Lago Futalaufquen (100 Km / 62 mi.)

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