Hostel del Glaciar Pioneros

Self Rated: 2.0 out of 5
Los Pioneros 251, El Calafate, 9405, Argentina
3.5 out of 5 rating 121 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.5

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Hostel del Glaciar Pioneros in El Calafate, you'll be a 1-minute walk from Andes and 10 minutes by foot from Plaza de los Pioneros. This hostel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus Church and 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Argentinian Museum of Toys.


Make yourself at home in one of the 38 guestrooms. Prepare your meals in the shared/communal kitchen. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected.


Take in the views from a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and tour/ticket assistance.


At Hostel del Glaciar Pioneros, enjoy a satisfying meal at the restaurant. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Andes - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Plaza de los Pioneros - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus Church - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
Argentinian Museum of Toys - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Gnome Village - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Anfiteatro Del Bosque - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Calafate History Exhibition Hall - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
El Calafate Regional Museum - 2 km / 1.2 mi
Laguna Nimez - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Bahia Redonda - 3.6 km / 2.2 mi
Lake Argentino - 4.7 km / 2.9 mi
Glaciarium - 8.9 km / 5.5 mi
Lonesome Island - 9.2 km / 5.7 mi
Walichu Caves - 9.5 km / 5.9 mi

The preferred airport for Hostel del Glaciar Pioneros is El Calafate (FTE-Comandante Armando Tola Intl.) - 20.2 km / 12.6 mi

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • The 21% national VAT (value-added tax) is not included in the price, and will be charged at the property upon check-out for all citizens of Argentina. Foreigners on a tourist visa are exempt from this tax. To qualify for a tax exemption, tourists must present a valid passport and pay for the services rendered with a non-Argentine credit card or via bank transfer from another country. This tax exemption does not apply for stays over 90 days. In the case of cancelled bookings, the cancellation penalties paid by the traveler will also be subject to the national VAT (21%).

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 4 and USD 5 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Total number of rooms - 38
  • -Restaurant
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Shared microwave
  • -Shared refrigerator
  • -Garden