Patagonia Travelers´ Hostel is one of the first hostels in El Chaltén, now completely renovated!

The owners of "Patagonia" have lived in El Chaltén for years, we love nature and the mountains. We try to ensure that everything in the Hostel has an ecological orientation so as not to damage the environment. We have a lot of material to inform you about the easiest walks or those of extreme difficulty. As well as advice on excursions and transport in the area. The Hostel has a Zenith Mountain Bike fleet to explore the surroundings, Lago Viedma and Lago Del Desierto.

Attended by its owners!

In addition to our experience, we offer 4 accommodation options

Rooms Bedrooms, 4 beds with Lockers and individual Veiling.

Rooms with Shared Bathroom (matrimonial or singles), an economic option with privacy.

Rooms with Private Bathroom (singles, doubles, triples and quadruples), with Sommiers Beds and Buffet Breakfast.

Cabin up to 5 people, fully equipped (includes DirecTv).

The Patagonia Hostel is ideally located, on the main avenue of El Chaltén and a few steps from the beginning of the trails of Los Glaciares National Park. The hostel has renovated most of its facilities, and travelers from all over the world, photographers, climbers, scientists, journalists, but especially walkers, nature lovers have passed through its door. Thus the rooms of Patagonia are the best place to gather information and schedule the next day's departure accompanied by other guests.

Patagonia Travelers' Hostel is a member of Hostelling International, the largest chain of Hostels in the world, which guarantees international standards of safety, hygiene and comfort. There you will find all the necessary services that will make your stay much more comfortable, with more time to enjoy the National Park and at an affordable price.

Hostel Services


9 TWIN rooms or with double bed, with private bathroom.

2 triple rooms with private bathroom.

4 TWIN rooms, with shared bathroom.

4 quadruple rooms, with shared bathroom.

Free Wi-Fi Internet connection.

Free use kitchen (microwave, refrigerator, individual boxes).

Room with HD Satellite TV, DirecTV and Videos.

Mountain Bikes Departures.

Gym (equipped with new machines).

Hot showers.

Computers for free use.



Excellent coffee!

Private parking.

Free Luggage Deposit.

Library with Book Exchange.

Free laundry or Laundry Service.

Green Seal: Led Lighting and Waste Separation.

Multilingual Reception: English, Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese.

Breakfasts, meals and food.

Tourist information

Bed and Breakfast


Single, double and triple rooms, double or twin beds, all with sommiers (which will help to recover your body). Private bathroom, plenty of hot water 24 hours, linen, hair dryer, safe. Also economical option without bathroom, without breakfast.


Breakfast in the Fuegia Bistro lounge. Buffet of drinks (coffee, chocolate, infusions, milk, juices, yogurt). Meal buffet (homemade bread, jams, ham, cheese, pudding, cereals, biscuits). Special celiac service.


Fully equipped kitchen to recreate your favorite recipes (refrigerator, microwave, dishes, individual drawers for your belongings).


We have a 3 room cabin with capacity for up to 5 guests. It has a full kitchen, fully equipped, microwave, refrigerator, laundry service, daily cleaning, Wi-Fi at reception and DirecTV service.

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Check In: de 13:00 a 23:00 hs

Check Out: de 07:00 a 10:00 hs

Babies (up to 3 years old) free of charge

No noises between 24:00 and 08:00.

No smoking: smoke free ambient.

Pets are not allowed.


The reservation is made through the button Booking request at the beginning of this page. You can also contact us through the Send a query button, we will answer you as soon as possible.

We accept credit and debit cards.

It is convenient to book in advance!


493, San Martín Ave. (Z9301XAF) El Chaltén - Santa Cruz province - Argentine Patagonia

Distance from El Chaltén bus terminal: 950 m.

Distance from Comandante Armando Tola International Airport (El Calafate): 200 Km (2.5 hours by car or bus).


El Chaltén is one of the most important adventure tourism centers on the planet. Travelers from all over the world converge here to live a unique experience in the very heart of Patagonia. An unlimited adventure between the most spectacular mountains, surrounded by beautiful glaciers, between centuries-old forests and dream lakes.

When you plan your stay in El Chaltén remember all the options offered by the National Park:

Fitz Roy trek.

Cerro Torre trek.

Valle del Río Eléctrico trek.

Mirador Pliegue Tumbado trek.

Sailing and trekking in the Desert Lake.

Mountain Bike to Viedma Lake and Desert Lake.

Horseback riding and guide services in all destinations.

Excursions with ice and rock climbing practice at all levels.

You can book all these services provided by qualified companies, at no extra cost from the Hostel.

Useful information

Argentina, the country

Official language: Spanish.
National currency: Argentine Peso.
Passport: minimum validity of 6 months.
Visas for tourism: authorized period of stay of is up to 90 days.
Vaccination for foreigners: Yellow Fever Vaccine is mandatory only in case of visiting forested areas of the north and northeast of Argentina, the borders with Brazil and Paraguay at altitudes below 2300 masl, including Iguazu Falls.
It is advisable to take out travel insurance to cover medical expenses abroad, including medical transfer.
Electric network: 220V / 50Hz.

El Chaltén

National Direct Dialing Code: 02962.
International Direct Dialing Code: 0054 2962.
How to get there: land route from El Calafate to 215 Km.
Nearest airport: El Calafate at 200 Km.
Climate in the austral summer: dry, windy and very variable.
Minimum average temperature: 33ºF (-1ºC) on winter.
Maximum average temperature: 59ºF (+15ºC) on summer.

Available services in El Chaltén

ATM: Red Link, Banco Santa Cruz.
Postal Mail: Correo Argentino.
Mobile telephony network: 2G, Movistar only.
Fuel: gasoline and diesel.

Services NOT available

Money Exchange agencies.