x The average starting price for a place to stay in El Calafate is £52 per night.
Gobernador Paradelo 141Excellent 91%
Sander An acceptable place to stay at for a few days. I wouldn't mind staying here again during a next visit, but it wouldn't be the first place I'd look at either; there must be nicer places in town. Breakfast was the low point of what was on offer here - extremely unfilling - but service was friendly, the lounge area nice, the rooms okay, and the location very good (note that google maps currently plots it to the wrong location; it's located a bit further to the southeast, on a street just marked as "Paradelo", up on the hill, and really very close to the bus station).
bonnitaylor Hosteria Las Avutardas was a highlight to my recent trip in Patagonia! It exceeded all my expectations and was a great place to stay! Andy is beyond helpful, and the facilities were spacious, clean, and comfortable. There is even a sunny, private courtyard for guest to relax and unwind! The hotel is also very knowledgable about the area, and able to recommend and book any excursions that you wish to go on. This is a wonderful, family run facility that I will certainly recommend to any and all!
romain et bere Really good place to stay, staff was so nice and helpfull, they arrange you the pickup for excursion to the glaciers in front of the hotel. The kitchen was perfect to cook. relax atmosphere in a beautiful house.
Limikaila good quiet place to stay with children for example you can arrange all excursions from it we liked it
F.M Pontoriero 171 - El CalafateAwesome 85%
drewcoxon Federico and the guys were awesome, nothing was too difficult to arrange. The vibe is cruisey with dub playing in the background, traditional BBQ´s and bi-lingual staff. I couldn´t fault the place, location or staff and that´s why we´re coming back in a week to stay again. Cheers guys!
Calle Puerto Deseado 153Great 84%
selinabayl The hostel is very nice, modern, but the kitchen is small and could do with more equipment. It gets very crowded! The hostel is 10 mins walk from town, but I think they offer a free cab from the bus station and they can arrange a bus from the airport with is reasonable. If you´re returning to the airport, make sure you get a green receipt to get a discounted return. I had a double room, which was comfortable but the toilet and shower didn´t smell great! The staff are very helpful and enthusiastic and great at arranging trips. The one downside is that the hostel is noisy till quite late and carries an echo. If you want a quiet place, slightly muted, go elsewhere! Otherwise great!
clarkew At a short walk from the bus station and the steps to the main drag the place is well located. The staff were very helpful as in most places we stayed, the kitchen well equiped and the breakfast included was fine to give you a good start to the day. In our case a day at Perito Moreno glaciar. I think there was one small internet point near reception. Not a lot else to say. On the downside we had a double room near the reception area/relaxing area only to find that at 2am anyone sat there talking normally sounded like it was amplified. They might as well have been in the room with us having a party ie paper thin walls. When people flushed the toilet in the room next door "i guess" again it sounded like they were in our room. So overall it's a decent enough place, well located and helpful, but if you need a decent nights sleep after a tough journey, think carefully.
Calle 405 N 820 52%
Sander Quite a hike out of the town center, we hadn't expected this place to be a YHA, and were positively surprised by how good it was. Very friendly service, good rooms, decent (buffet) breakfast. Minor niggles would be the wifi not quite reaching all the way till the rooms at the end of the hallway, and the shower curtain (I hate those things). The lounge is a gorgeous room, though could stand having a few more couches or lazy chairs in it. I can also recommend the Perito Moreno "self-guided" transport package they sell you; good price, there's quite some explanation about the glacier given by the guy on the minibus (thus making certain there really is no benefit in a full package with tourguide), and you have plenty of time at the boardwalk to explore on your own.
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