Hostel Huemul, El Calafate , Argentina

Hostel Huemul is run by a friendly, young couple, Sofia Echevarria and her husband Tony. They have had this hostel since early 2009 and have made it into a true home for travellers.

The hostel has many pleasant social areas and the added bonus of central heating makes it a cozy environment. There is also a big garden sit outdoors or to enjoy BBQs with the other guests.

Sofia and Tony know a great deal about the area and can help you to make an itinerary of activities to enjoy during your stay. If you book your tours with them, you’ll get a better price then with the agencies in town as the commission charged is low.
The hostel is made up of ten clean, comfortable and centrally heated rooms. There’s only one double room which costs 120 pesos. The other 9 rooms are 4 bed dormitories which cost 30 pesos per person.

Free coffee, tea and hot chocolate is always available to guests as is use of the well equipped kitchen.

A laundry service costs 12 pesos per bag.

If you go away on a trip you can leave you big backpack and other belongings in your private, big locker for 5 pesos a day.

In low season discounts are available.

There’s a nice, cozy common area with a tv, tables and chairs and free internet and WIFI.
How to get there...
Go down the stairs in front of the bus terminal. Walk down either 25 de Mayo or 9 de Julio. After two blocks turn left on Gobernador Moyano. After one or two blocks the hostel will be on your right hand side.
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Report & Photos by: Katinka Jeurissen
Contact Info...
Gobernador Moyano 1270
El Calafate
(0054) 02902 492696
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