Hostel del Glaciar Libertador

Address: Av. Libertador 587, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia, Z9405, Argentina | 2 star hostel
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This 2 star hostel, located on Av. Libertador 587, El Calafate, is near Glaciar Perito Moreno and El Chalten.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHostel del Glaciar Libertador El Calafate

    Reviewed by lewnwdc

    Good Location, Helpful Staff, But Poor Value for Money

    Reviewed Jan 18, 2014
    by (6 reviews) Washington DC , United States Flag of United States

    Staff was very helpful at this hostel/hotel located on the main avenue in El Calafate. Accommodation was basic and somewhat expensive, although I did stay during the peak summer month of January. Tip: It can be a better value to exchange dollars to pesos in cash at the front desk rather than using an ATM. Every ATM in Argentina seems to charge an outrageous fee of US$6+ to withdraw pesos, and when I was in El Calafate, the hostel/hotel offered a better exchange rate than the official bank rate. Finally, the hostel/hostel imposed a ridiculously early 10 a.m. check-out time even though my flight wasn't until 4:05 p.m.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by evgeny

    Hostel del Glaciar Libertador

    Reviewed Mar 25, 2012
    by (5 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

    Very clean, very nice staff, big rooms with lockers.

    A bit pricey but you need some comfort after 5 day trekking....

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hostel del Glaciar Libertador El Calafate

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
     

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