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Calle Puerto Deseado 153, El Calafate, Argentina

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92%

Rating
1496 Total Reviews
  • 92%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 85%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 95%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 91%Facilities

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94%

Perhaps more kitchen appliances? But other than that, my stay was amazing and everything was so clean and beautiful and I would recommend it to everyone.


100%

This is a great hostel. The staff are amazing, the kitchen is great and the view od the city at breakfast time is breathtaking.

  • 10th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Scotland
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


60%

Accommodation was extremely noisy with poor soundproofing which made it difficult to sleep. The bed was uncomfortable and had bed bugs in it, my wife was covered in painful itchy bites. Compared to other hostels we've stayed in this was expensive and overrated.


83%

Clean and nice hostel with helpfull staff. They were really a big help when our transpher to the airport backed out on us and we needed a last minute solution at midnight.

  • 7th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


83%

Nice place to spend few days!!! 10 min away from the city center, nice staff and good music!!!!


74%

Staff were not very helpful, kept telling us different things that would completely contradict what other staff said. Breakfast was decent.


91%

Wonderfull hostel!!! Ana is amazing!! Must stay in Ushuaia! The only thing that could get better is breakfast!


91%

Good hostel, but the dorms feel like you're sleeping in a bathroom. Other than that it's a great stay with good breakfasts and plenty of things organised each day.


86%

Great place to stay in El Calafate


91%

Best Hostel in the Argentinean Patagonia! The floor is heated, so it's ok to walk on socks or even bare footed in the hostel or the room. The Receptionists were wonderful, especially Valeria and Nadja, giving very clear information about all the tours and the city! The bathroom inside each room is something else, and the breakfast with Dulce de Leche is amazing! Must Stay in this Hostel!!


94%

I was very happy with my stay here. The staff was very helpful with organising the ice trek tour and my follow on travel. It is not in the centre of town but a very short walk and a beautiful view of the lake. The only problem is the kitchen can be quite crowded at dinner time and there could be a lot more saucepans. Other than that I would recommend it!


94%

The wifi wasnt working properly, intermitent on all days I were there. The staff and the atmosphere are excelent.


66%

BED BUGS! After 4 bites, I mentioned at the front desk and asked the girl to check (she didn't seem to get it) The day we were leaving, I saw two huge bugs on my sheet and squashed one full of blood! Handling by the staff was awful - she should have moved our room immediately. One backpack and coats were always next to the bed (used 1 locker to store camera bag)- we should've both been refunded. The cost and struggle to find self service hot water laundromats in South America is a big stress!


83%

We enjoyed our stay here. The staff were very friendly and helpful and would definitely recommend staying here if you are visiting el calafate. The heated floors are a novelty and the views from the hostel are quite nice.


94%

Love the staff! Thank you for the wonderful experience.

  • 2nd Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

The hostel was really nice, the atmosphere despite being low season was friendly the room including the bathroom was clean and the staff knew there guests by name and introduced themselves.


83%

This was a great hostel. Cool vibe and awesome communal areas. The breakfast was delicious and extensive! The best I've had in Argentina. Only downsides were music from common areas carried into our room starting early in the morning and continuing until late at night (since our room was near the common area). I would recommend asking for a room further away from the common area. Also, pretty sure there were bedbugs...we left with 100+ bites.


100%

One of the best hostels I've stayed at. Clean, comfortable, plenty of hot water, and the staff are awesome and help you with everything. If you're coming to El Calafate you must stay here.


94%

Good hostel very helpful staff, clean rooms and small dorms


89%

Overall was a good hostel, although the kitchen is very small and is a mess.. The fridge also wasn't cleaned while I was there, Most of the staff are very good and helpful except for German who has an attitude problem.. There's great views from the hostel and is in a good location👍


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