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America del Sur Hostel Reviews

Calle Puerto Deseado 153, El Calafate, Argentina

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93%

Rating
1460 Total Reviews
  • 93%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 85%Location
  • 97%Staff
  • 96%Atmosphere
  • 94%Cleanliness
  • 91%Facilities

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94%

Cool hostel with nice atmosphere and helpful staff. Amazing sunset views at Lago Argentino. You can book tours and bus tickets at the reception.


91%

Amazing view and very helpful staff. The perfect spot to stay. The kitchen could do with a bit more equipment.


91%

Highly recommended! Staff is really helpful and friendly, the atmosphere is really cool, Breakfast is amazing.. And the view from up there is stunning!!


91%

The straff was unbelievable friendly and helpful!!!! The view was awesome! Nice breakfast with variety! Cozy atmosphere!! Close to the city centre and the bus stop is around 10-15 min walk I can highly recommend it! The negative point is that basically everyone can get into the rooms, but there are lockers in the rooms


86%

The staff and the atmosphere were great. The view amazing! But the kitchen was bad. Not many facilities

  • 4th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Denmark
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


89%

Really good welcome from guys at reception, they took the time to help you.


97%

Very friendly and accommodating staff. Breakfast was good and plentiful. Clean. The only negative was that they checked a noisy couple into my dorm room at 11 PM after I had gone to bed.

  • 1st Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


80%

The staff here are super friendly and very helpful. The breakfast is good and the rooms are clean with good ensuite bathrooms. The kitchen is the only downside, it is small and becomes dirty very quickly, if they improved the kitchen I would say it would be close to being a perfect hostel!


86%

Great staff! One of the best hostels I've ever been.


100%

Great hostel. The staff was very helpful in providing information about activities in El Calafate and about how to get to our next destination. Fun environment and amazing view of the lake and mountains from the backyard.


89%

Great staff, great facilities, clean rooms and bathrooms, decent breakfast. Location is just OK, 7 minutes from town center. Loved it.


94%

The staff at America Del Sur are awesome: friendly, helpful and hilarious. The breakfast is decent and the views of the lake in the common areas are beautiful! Wifi is plentiful and strong. The location is a short 5 min walk from the main street but there's not a lot there anyway. One downside was that the shower was tiny.


100%

Excellent hostel, very friendly and helpful staff. Helped us find and book a horse riding day trip which was fantastic. Bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms which is great and a good spread for breakfast. Considering how cold it is outside, the hostel is kept nice and warm. We would definitely recommend it and go back.


60%

Breakfast was really good. Utensils in the kitchen were very limited.


100%

Thank you so much, I had a great time


86%

Great hostel located well with fantastic staff!


91%

Very friendly and helpful staff! I had an excellent stay. The only thing that could be improved would be to provide more pots in the kitchen as there weren't enough when more than 2 people wanted to cook. But other than that the hostel is awesome. I liked it a lot and would definitely recomend it! Thanks a lot!

  • 4th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

Awesome hostel. Friendly staff, superclean rooms and bathrooms. Laundry service, wi-fi, helping with planning my tour, all was good. Location 15 min walk from city center, no biggie.


100%

This is probably the best all-around hostel experience that I have ever had. Every member of the staff was unbelievably friendly and knowledgeable. Being able to book all tours, tickets, and travel directly through the hostel and having it added to the room bill was a very nice feature. Special thanks to Mattias and Andrea for making our stay wonderful.


94%

All the arrangements has been done through hostel, excellent trip during my stay in El Calafate and El Chalten. The only thing needs to be improved should be the breakfast. Nothing else.


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