Hostels in La Plata, Argentina

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Get to know La Plata (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in La Plata.

La Plata is the capital of Buenos Aires Province and it is conveniently located just over fifty kilometers from Buenos Aires city. Therefore, tourists visiting La Plata are also close to all the services the capital of Argentina can offer to its visitors. The climate in La Plata is temperate and the proximity of the city to the Río de La Plata tends to increase the humidity, especially during summer.

La Plata is also known as the “City of Diagonals” because of the particular distribution of the streets and also as the “City of Lime Trees” due to the abundance of this kind of trees around the city. The city has a square in every avenue intersection, giving a total of twenty-three squares and parks, which makes La Plata an interesting place, mixing solid urbanism and green spaces. Paseo del Bosque, an immense area of trees and beautiful vegetation, is the biggest park in the city. The zoo, the botanical garden, and the lake are the most important attractions in Paseo del Bosque. The Astronomic Observatory, the Cathedral, and The Museum of Natural Sciences are also compulsory visits if you're staying in La Plata.

La Plata is also recognized by its high population of students from all over the country. There are numerous educational institutions and the National University of La Plata is one of the most important universities in the country.

A variety of hostels in La Plata are available; most of them are located at the city center and close to the bus or train stations. Hostels in La Plata are an excellent option for visitors willing to enjoy one of the most interesting cities of Argentina.

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A hostel in La Plata costs $16 for a dorm. A private room in a hostel in La Plata costs $52. (based on price comparison)
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La Plata 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 La Plata, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
4 Total number of hostels
$16 Average dorm price
$52 Average private room price
$19 Cheapest hostel in La Plata
En La Plata Hostel El Pampa is the cheapest
1 Party hostels in La Plata
Unico Eco Hostel Boutique is the best rated
4.4 Average rating of all hostels

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