Albergue Buenos Aires

C Buenos Aires 296, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia, 9, Argentina | Hotel
Prices starting from $15.00

Travel Blogs from El Calafate

The icy wild nature of Calafate

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... be like as some of our fellow group members were in jeans and not exactly hiking shoes, or even running shoes for that matter. But, our doubts vanished quickly as we scrambled over the rough and rocky terrain. The landscape alone was worth the hike with interesting rock formations, a rainbow of colours and ever changing views. Our guide found many squid like fossils called Belemnites as well as some Ammonite fossils later in the hike. We stopped for a quick lunch ...

Back to 'civilisation'

A travel blog entry by budjuggler


We are now on a plane flying back to BA from El Calafate. We had been warned of the queues at El Calafate International airport and told to make sure we had plenty of time for checking in. We also had to drop the truck off. The flight was at 3.30, so we checked out of the hotel and set off at 12.30. The international airport is only 25km out of town so not a long way. We had already been to the Hertz office earlier in the morning to confirm that someone would be at ...

Day 155-Off fishing in Lago Roca- Pescant amb vent

A travel blog entry by wanvigdot


... we finally got to our fishing destination. The winds were okay. However, as we started spin fishing at Lago Roca, the wind picked up and the only thing that happened was me screaming because the waves were splashing all over me. No fish, just wind.

We only tried for half an hour or so. The rest of the time, we had a delicious lunch called "The windy ...

Day 9: Resting up in El Calafate.

A travel blog entry by gregchinery


... driver had recommended and which also had been given a good rap on "Trip Advisor". Mind you, so had the appalling one we went to the night before. It turned out to be a fun evening. As fish was its speciality, we both chose trout but with different sauces - Tina had a creamy sauce with prawns and I had a smoky sauce with some fruit in it. The entertainment, however, came not from the table fare, but from the wait staff. The comic edge started when I pointed out to Tina that the ...

Last Day in Patagonia

A travel blog entry by randdstanley


... to just 5 or 6 degrees. ¡Que frio!

More about yesterday later.

Hasta mañana

Buenas chicos! Its blog time again……....

After the mind numbing day on the glaciers we opted for a few drinks and a quiet meal in the hotel. The meal was an interesting experience. I've eaten a lot of Italian food but never had fried ravioli before, most odd. While we ...


This hotel, located on C Buenos Aires 296, El Calafate, is near Glaciar Perito Moreno and El Chalten.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAlbergue Buenos Aires El Calafate

Reviewed by laurams

Not a nice experience

Reviewed Feb 1, 2013
by (9 reviews) Tenerife , Spain and Canary Islands Flag of Spain and Canary Islands

Bad beds, room too small, two bathrooms for the whole hostel, small kitchen, very laudly-

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TripAdvisor Reviews Albergue Buenos Aires El Calafate

3.00 of 5 stars Good