17 Hostels in El Calafate, Argentine

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in El Calafate, Argentine. You can choose from 17 El Calafate hostels. In total, there are 37 cheap places to stay in El Calafate such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $7 for a dorm.


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El Calafate 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 Calafate, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

Total number of hostels

17

Average dorm price

$16

Average private room price

$0

Cheapest hostel in El Calafate

$14

(Folk Hostel is the cheapest)

Party hostels in El Calafate

7

(Bla Hostel is the best rated)

Most El Calafate hostels are located in

Villa Crespo

Average rating of all hostels

8.7

Hostels in El Calafate for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in El Calafate for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to El Calafate? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to El Calafate alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in El Calafate. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know El Calafate (no more "I wish I knew this before")

Guess what? El Calafate is also named and spelled Calafate - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking El Calafate here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

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FAQ about El Calafate Hostels

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

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FAQ about El Calafate Hostels

Hostelz.com shows all 17 Hostels in El Calafate. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

Hostel El Ovejero is the best hostel in El Calafate for families.

Calafate Hostel is the best hostel in El Calafate for groups.

Hostelz.com compares prices for 17 hostels in El Calafate, Argentine. We list for you other cheap places to stay in El Calafate such as

  • 11 hotels
  • 6 guesthouses
  • 3 apartments

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in El Calafate.

Bla Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in El Calafate.
It offers: Bar.

Travel Tips for El Calafate - from the Community

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Your Packing List for El Calafate

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for El Calafate and Argentine.

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:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Your Packing List for El Calafate