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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 9.4

  • Security 9.4

  • Location 8.9

  • Staff 9.6

  • Atmosphere 9.5

  • Cleanliness 9.5

  • Facilities 9.4


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    03 Jul 2019
    The place was awesome, super clean, great amenities. They booked all our trips for us, which ended up cheaper than we could find online, and helped with information about the activities and the city too. We stayed in the winter and the place was warm and inviting, and the views were amazing. The TV and WiFi worked well, and there’s a luggage room if you need it. Only criticism is that we’d probably find another option for lunch besides the lunchbox they offer. Overall, awesome experience.
    Brazil, Couple, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    02 Jul 2019
    Best hostel I’ve stayed at. Staff very helpful, clean rooms, nice common room.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    22 Jul 2019
    Friendly and welcoming staff, warm rooms and a nice open fire every night. Views from the hostel are fantastic! It had a resturant feel in the evening and the kitchen was lacking some basic equipment. We had to ask the bar staff for glasses, a cork screw, can opener and bowls, plus tha pans were very limited. Very relaxed atmosphere and always very clean, staff cleaned and made the beds every day. 10 min walk to town and close to the bus station. Note a 4% tax for card payment. Would recommend
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    22 Jun 2019
    Overall had a wonderful stay here. The staff was really awesome and was able to help with anything you needed. A really great hostel to meet people in. Would recommend and would stay there again.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    31 Jul 2019
    The place is great, staff is helpful, room is very clean and warm, except that it’s a bit noisy until 12am Recommend to set quite time during 11pm to 7 am While most tours will start in early morning Also a group of Korean visitors made the kitchen very dirty. Some reminder sign or cctv should be set to ensure users clean their own stuff(although this is basic)
    Hong Kong China, Couple, 31-40
  • 9.1

    Superb

    24 Jul 2019
    One of the best hostels we’ve stayed in, beautiful building with underfloor heating and amazing views! Great cooking facilities and helpful and friendly staff who helped advise us on tours. Quite quiet and chilled out but a nice space to relax in.
    England, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    19 Jul 2019
    America del Sur was a wonderful place to stay! I truly have no complaints, except...the bed I slept in had bed bugs! I only noticed the bites after I had left, so I hope they have fixed this, because otherwise I found the hostel to be great. The rooms were clean, there was ample space to socialize and relax, and the restaurant was very conveient. On top of that, they make it very easy to book any of the tours you want, and they´re located just a short walk from the center.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    18 Aug 2019
    Very friendly and helpful staff, the kitchen is clean and the rooms as well.
    France, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    22 Jun 2019
    It is a good hostel if you want to take an excursion to one of the many glaciers nearby or to make a trip to El Chaltén and go on a hike. The members of the staff are nice as the will help your planning your tour. Ask about the additional costs according the tour(s), because they are not always displayed on their "tour" wall, though. The kitchen is big and the restaurant has an amazing view. Two downsides though: not enough kitchen equipment and it always smells like barbecue in the lobby.
    Netherlands, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    18 Jun 2019
    Best hostel in Calafate! Big living and dining area with great food to buy. Kitchen is fine but not great. Staff super helpful. Good wifi and great views! Definitely stay here. Only thing would be rooms are quite small, but who cares.
    New Zealand, Male, 25-30
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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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