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America del Sur Hostel

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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“all you can eat”(22 reviews)
“private room”(27 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of this hostel is incredible. It has a huge deck looking out over the mountains. The staff are so helpful. They can coordinate different treks and packed us great lunches to bring along. The food at the little restaurant is great too. The...More

Thank Madeline T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked my flight from Buenos Aires to El Calafate out of a whim as I was heading down to Argentina from Bolivia, so I didn't have a room booked. I went to America del Sur based on a guidebook review and they were fully...More

Thank Carlos L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here in January 2017. My cousins and I had a bedroom with 2 bunk beds (sleeps 4). The room was trashed. Mattresses were SO uncomfortable. I should have just slept on my sleeping pad that I use for backpacking. The blanket was scratchy...More

Thank rader58
Reviewed 10 June 2018

My partner and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Right from booking they were attentive and proactive, asking about our trip and helping us with recommendations for activities in El Calafate and El Chalten. I was really impressed with their level or service and the hostel...More

1  Thank Scott C
Response from Florencia B, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at America del Sur HostelResponded 11 June 2018

Scott, thanks for your review! Hope we can recieve you again soon!

Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

The stuff very friendly and helpful, very nice commun area with a bar and restaurant in which you can also order lunch boxes. Comfortable rooms with private bathrooms but the sink is in the middle of the room which sometimes can be uncomfortable and bother...More

Thank Yanina M
Response from Florencia B, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at America del Sur HostelResponded 11 June 2018

Yanina, thanks for your review! Hope we can recieve you again!

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$16 - US$156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$16 - US$156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (429)
Room & Suite (151)
Dining (71)
Pool & Beach (3)
Family and Play Areas (19)
Amenities (18)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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tates12
8 February 2017|
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Response from Philippe G | Reviewed this property |
If I remember right they accept credit card but charge some extra and need to take you picture or something like that. Always simpler to pay cash in most places in the area. No idea about VAT sorry
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Manasa S
31 January 2017|
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Response from Nicola K | Reviewed this property |
Not allowed to send email addresses /websites here but it's calafate@americahostel.c o m.ar - take out the spaces, and you're there ;)
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sunsum99
2 November 2014|
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Response from ChiaraTristan | Reviewed this property |
Hi sumsum The hostel is situated about 10 minutes from the main road, with an uphill on the way back. We had a car but 4 years ago I was there without one and it was totally fine. We actually booked our tour to the glacier... More
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"Choose the private room with a few out over El Calafate! 100% amazing at sunset."
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"Far away from front desk and lobby/breakfast area"
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""budget" rooms are perfectly fine"
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"Ask for a room overlooking the lake."
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