Hostels in Ushuaia, Argentina

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Get to know Ushuaia (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 are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and 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 Ushuaia. To help you make friends with Ushuaia before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Ushuaia is a friendly town at the very tip of the South American continent – you can’t get much further south than this without going to Antarctica. It started life as a penal colony (the former prison is now a museum), but these days it plays host to travelers of all types, from the independent backpackers who just want to reach “El Fin del Mundo”, to the Antartica-bound cruise passengers, and everyone in between.

The town itself is pleasant enough, but the real draw is its setting. Tucked in the edge of the Beagle Channel in Tierra del Fuego, it’s surrounded by snow-capped peaks and offers access to spectacular hiking and boat trips in the area. The climate is variable, and even in the summer may not be warm, so come prepared with warm clothing and rain gear.

Ushuaia has no central bus station but you will probably disembark somewhere in the center of town if arriving by bus. If arriving by air, you’ll need to take a taxi from the airport, which is inexpensive.

Ushuaia hostels are numerous and are scattered throughout the center of town. Facilities vary, so it`s worth shopping around to find somewhere you like. It’s advisable to book ahead during January and February, as beds fill up quickly and there’s really nowhere else to turn if you can’t find a place to sleep in Ushuaia!

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FAQ about Ushuaia Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Ushuaia. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Ushuaia. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Ushuaia costs on average $30 for a dorm. A hostel in Ushuaia with private rooms costs on average $95.
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Antarctica Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Ushuaia.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Ushuaia

Your Packing List for Ushuaia

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

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Ushuaia 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 Ushuaia, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
8 Total number of hostels
$30 Average dorm price
$95 Average private room price
$25 Cheapest hostel in Ushuaia
Torre al Sur Hostel is the cheapest
2 Party hostels in Ushuaia
Antarctica Hostel is the best rated
8.3 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Punta Arenas (250 Km / 155 mi.)

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