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Overlooking the valley of Humahuaca in Tilcara, Hostel Waira offers budget accommodations, just 650 feet from the Plaza Central. Facilities include a TV lounge and a communal kitchen.

The rooms of Hostel Waira are simply furnished, and some rooms have a private bathroom.

Every morning, a local and international breakfast is served. Guests can also prepare meals in Hostel Waira’s communal kitchen, or outside using the grill and clay oven.

Waira Hostel organizes guided hiking tours to the Humauca Creek and the Quebrada de Humahuaca. The hostel also offers free Wi-Fi in its public areas.

This is our guests' favorite part of Tilcara, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Hostel Waira has been welcoming guests since Aug 10, 2010

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

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Tilcara, this property has an excellent location score of 9.0!

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4 reasons to choose Hostel Waira

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days
  • Hi - I am a single traveler arriving in Humahuaca on Monday or Tuesday. Would you have availability for 2 days? Thanks, Raymond
    Answered on July 10, 2022
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?
    En las habitaciones compartidas hay locker.
    Answered on October 24, 2019
  • Is it quiet at night?
    depende de la fecha, si es año nuevo, enero y febrero no lo es. Saludos
    Answered on August 8, 2019
  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?
    No tiene costo. el hostel solo pide un deposito y entrega una llave para los lockers, despues entregas la llave y se devuelve el deposito.
    Answered on October 24, 2019
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    Solo hay toallas en habitaciones con baño privado. Las habitaciones compartidas no incluyen toallas, puedes pagar $ 50 pesos argentinos y obtienes un...
    Answered on October 24, 2019
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Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Amenities of Hostel Waira
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
  • Hiking
  • Ping-pong
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Bar
WiFi is available in some hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking options available
  • Street parking
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules Hostel Waira takes special requests – add in the next step!


11:00 AM - 10:00 PM


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


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.


The entrance to the property is closed between 11:00 PM and 7:30 AM

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 4 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Cabal Hostel Waira accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note the based on local tax laws, all Argentinian citizens and resident foreigners must pay an additional fee (VAT) of 21%. Only foreigners who pay with a foreign credit card, debit card or via bank transfer are exempt from this 21% additional fee (VAT) in accommodations and breakfast when presenting a foreign passport or a foreign ID along with a supporting document handed by the national migrations authority, if applicable.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

FAQs about Hostel Waira

  • Check-in at Hostel Waira is from 11:00 AM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at Hostel Waira can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • Hostel Waira is 1,150 feet from the center of Tilcara.

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

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

    • Hiking
    • Ping-pong