Refugio Chaltén welcomes all climbers and travelers who visit us from all over the world With the typical style of a mountain refuge, simple, practical, warm, intimate and quiet, where wood and bright colors predominate. We have a chulengo (Patagonian grill) available to guests to make grilled meats and vegetables.. Comfortable dining room, simple, with tables and benches to share pleasant moments with good music. Excellent location 500 meters from the Bus Terminal, steps from the shopping center and at the beginning of the head of the path to Laguna Torre, with beautiful views of the muntains. We provide all the information of the place and its trails, maps and the best predisposition. Attended by its owners.
Contact us, we have the most accessible rates in El Chaltén!


Capacity for 20 guests.

Shared and private rooms.

Excellent location.

Free Wi-Fi connection.

Spacious lounge.

The most accessible rate.

The Hostel



For four guests.

For two guests.

Bunk beds.

DOUBLE bed or TWIN beds.

Rooms comfortable and heated.

Kitchen with burners, gas oven, refrigerator with icebox.

Large breakfast room / dining room.

Pressurized hot water 24 hours a day.

Dishware and complete kitchen battery.

Towels and bedding.

Two bathrooms (women / men) with showers and hot water 24 hours..


Wi-Fi connection in all rooms.

Linens and towels.

Dishware and complete kitchen battery.

Garden with chulengo (patagonian grill).

Closet in rooms..

Free public parking.

Luggage storage (with charge).

Information and advice.

Map of the town and trails.

Reservation of transfers..

Booking excursions.

Responsible waste management.

What our guests say


Check In: 13 hs

Check Out: 10 hs

No noises between 11pm and 8am.

Babies (up to 3 years) without charge.

Pets are not allowed

Smoking prohibited: smoke-free hostel.


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.

It is convenient to book in advance.


46, Lago Del Desierto Ave. (Z9301XAF) El Chaltén - Santa Cruz province - Argentine Patagonia

Distance from El Chaltén bus terminal: 500 m.

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

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: Movistar and Claro companies.
Fuel: gasoline and diesel.

Services NOT available

Money Exchange agencies.