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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

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America del Sur Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Property Description

Welcome !!!

Are you considering a visit to Calafate ?

We have built a hostel with your satisfaction in mind...

With an amazing panoramic view, only a 7-minute walk from the center.

Other facilities are: there is an amazing panoramic view of the mountains and the lake, under floor heating; 1, 2, 3 and 4 people rooms and much more...


We look forward to your visit, so that we can offer you the best of us.


Cancellation policy: 72hrs View House Rules

Overview

The highlight of America del Sur Hostel has got to be the view over Lake Argentino from our huge windows – which you can gaze at while eating your free breakfast every morning. We've also got underfloor heating to keep your toes toasty and a fireplace to hang out around in our cosy common area when it's chilly. Our classic Patagonian wooden building is inspired by our surroundings, so it's sure to get you in the mood for an adventurous trip into the nearby Andes.

Location

While it feels like we're in the middle of nature, we're only a 15-minute walk from the centre of El Calafate. El Calafate Bus Terminal is about the same distance away, and it's a 20-minute car journey to El Calafate Airport. We'll arrange a transfer for you if you get in touch in advance. We're close to one of the world's most epic glaciers, Perito Moreno, which you can visit on a guided bus trip. It takes about an hour and a half to get there (it's well worth it!).

Rooms and Dorms

Our private rooms and dorms – some with shared bathrooms and others with en-suites – are cleaned every day. You'll get your bed made, too, for that hotel-like experience. Double rooms have cable TV and a safety deposit box. Linen is included in all rooms, and there's free Wi-Fi so you can Skype home from bed. Lockers help to keep your stuff safe while you're sleeping or out exploring.

Extras and activities

Our hostel is clean and comfy, designed to suit everyone from solo travellers to sociable couples, and people love our friendly, helpful staff. You can order well-priced Argentine grilled meats or Patagonian meals in our restaurant and bar, or cook in our guest kitchen if you prefer. We can store your backpack for you in our luggage room if you're checking out but leaving El Calafate later in the day.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.2

  • Security 9.4

  • Location 8.9

  • Staff 9.7

  • Atmosphere 9.5

  • Cleanliness 9.4

  • Facilities 9.4


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    13 Jan 2020
    Best hostel I’ve stayed in so far this trip! Really friendly and helpful staff. Can book all the tours / busses you need from reception. A great common area with bar and restaurant. Even had live music one evening. The rooms are a little basic and our bathroom door was a little broken, but the place makes up for it.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    12 Jan 2020
    Very accommodating amazing food, friendly staff and good vibes :)
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    30 Dec 2019
    I absolutely loved this place! The view is stunning, the food and drinks are good, and the staff is so nice. I would absolutely recommend this hostel!
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    28 Dec 2019
    Great hostel, wonderful views, amazing food and the staff and cook, as well as the restaurant are impecable, friendly, helpful and delicious.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 9.7

    Superb

    17 Jan 2020
    One of the BEST hostels I ever stayed at! - very helpful staff (thx Veronica for your great support to sort my stuff) - great vibes (in the evenings DJ or live music - within a chilled atmosphere - great view on the lake - nice garden (when it’s not too windy) - 4 bed room with private bathroom was perfect - good breakfast - amazing commune area that makes it very easy to meet other Traveller Even though the prices are not the cheapest Would definitely stay again!
    Germany, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7

    Superb

    11 Jan 2020
    I absolutely loved this place. It has an amazing atmosphere, an amazing view from the city and Argentinian Lake, a very good restaurant, many services including some tours and trips that you can book with them. The staff is very nice and helpful. The shower space is a bit small, but it's manageable.
    Brazil, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    03 Jan 2020
    My friends and I stayed in a 4 bed room for 1 night and wish we could've stayed longer! It's about a 5-10 min walk from the bus station and 5 min walk down the hill into town. Beautiful views from the hostel and the common area was large and relaxing. Our room was clean and lockers were a good size. The staff is bilingual and were very helpful telling us how to prepare for the Big Ice trek. Would stay again.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    04 Jan 2020
    Really nice hostel!! Buena onda vibes and an excellent chef!! Good common kitchen as well!! Great stay.
    Sweden, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    28 Dec 2019
    This is one of the nicest hostels I've ever stayed in. The common area is beautiful with great atmosphere and lovely food, beer and wines - great place to chill out during the day or in the evenings. Staff were incredibly friendly and helpful - I could book all my activities and onward travel direct from the hostel. Can't recommend it highly enough.
    Ireland, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    31 Dec 2019
    The place is really cool. The staff is really available. We had bunk beds and it was a bit expensive.
    Canada, Couple, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant


Awards

  • 2007

    3rd, Continent Winners Latin America

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