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This property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. Only 650 yards from Puerto Madryn’s main square and 200 yards from the beach, El Retorno offers practical rooms with free WiFi access. A continental breakfast with regional products, chocolate and orange juice can be enjoyed daily

El Retorno Hostel has rooms with shared or private bathrooms. Rooms with cable TV can be booked.

Guests can prepare their own meals with the common kitchen facilities. The tour desk offers tips for getting around the area.

This is our guests' favourite part of Puerto Madryn, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

El Retorno Hostel has been welcoming guests since 3 Oct 2012.

Currency exchange: Need local currency? This property offers currency exchange on site.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Puerto Madryn, this property has an excellent location score of 9.2


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4 reasons to choose El Retorno Hostel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Closest beach
  • Playa de Puerto Madryn

    Playa de Puerto Madryn

    8.4 Very good beach
    400 yards from property
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Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant El Náutico
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/bar Balcarce
    0.2 miles
Natural beauty
  • Sea/ocean Golfo Nuevo
    0.1 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Playa de Puerto Madryn
    400 yards
  • Parana
    4.3 miles
Closest airports
  • El Tehuelche Airport
    3.7 miles
  • Almirante Marcos A. Zar Airport
    32.6 miles
How to get to El Retorno Hostel from El Tehuelche Airport
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Facilities of El Retorno Hostel
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Snorkelling Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
Reception services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Key access
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shuttle service
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
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House rules El Retorno Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!


12:00 - 23:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


Until 10:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa American Express El Retorno Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about El Retorno Hostel

  • The nearest beach is just 200 yards from El Retorno Hostel.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to El Retorno Hostel by:

    • Car 15min

  • El Retorno Hostel is 950 yards from the centre of Puerto Madryn.

  • The prices at El Retorno Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • El Retorno Hostel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Snorkelling
    • Diving

  • Check-in at El Retorno Hostel is from 12:00, and check-out is until 10:00.