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Located in El Calafate and with Argentinean Lake reachable within 2.4 miles, Folk Hostel has concierge services, non-smoking rooms, a garden, free WiFi throughout the property and a shared lounge. The property is around a 5-minute walk from El Calafate Bus Station, 400 yards from El Calafate Regional Museum and 1.6 miles from Nimez Lagoon. The property provides a shared kitchen, a 24-hour front desk and currency exchange for guests. All rooms have bed linen. Isla Solitaria (Lonesome Island) is 5.8 miles from the hostel, while Puerto Irma Ruines is 7.3 miles from the property. The nearest airport is Comandante Armando Tola International, 12 miles from Folk Hostel, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

FREE parking!


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
3 twin beds
or
1 twin bed
and
1 full bed
2 twin beds
or
1 full bed
3 twin beds
or
1 twin bed
and
1 full bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.2
Facilities
9.2
Cleanliness
9.2
Comfort
9.1
Value for money
9.1
Location
8.7
Free WiFi
8.6
High score for El Calafate
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Stephanie
    United States of America United States of America
    The property was excellent. Exceeded my expectations. Fantastic staff. Franco was the best! Comfortable rooms. Our shower was the best shower we have had on our 6 weeks of travel. Common room and kitchen were large and well equipped. I will...
  • Serena
    Ireland Ireland
    Breakfast included , that’s perfect . Very close to the bus station. The kitchen and toilet were clean and neat . The only thing that I could add it’s hot water on the toilet tap. It is one of the best hostel in calafate .
  • Leah
    United States of America United States of America
    Very clean and nice hostel. Staff was very helpful and the breakfast was good!

Area info

Amenities of Folk Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Heating
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
    Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Spa
  • Public Bath
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

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Check-in

From 2:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Check-out

From 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 6 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Visa American Express Cash Folk Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about Folk Hostel

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

    • Public Bath
    • Bicycle rental

  • Check-in at Folk Hostel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Folk Hostel is 0.6 miles from the center of El Calafate. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at Folk Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.