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Featuring an on site restaurant, Hostel del Glaciar Pioneros offers accommodations in El Calafate. Free WiFi is available iin common areas. The city center is 1,000 feet away.

The rooms in Hostel del Glaciar Pioneros feature either private or shared bathroom facilities. Common areas include a living room.

Guests staying here can prepare their own meals using the common kitchen. They can also enjoy a fragrant garden. Laundry services and airport shuttles can be arranged upon request.

Hostel del Glaciar Pioneros is 1,300 feet from the bus terminal and 50 mi from the Perito Moreno glacier. Armando Tola Airport is 14 mi away.

Hostel del Glaciar Pioneros has been welcoming guests since Nov 7, 2012

Property Highlights

Breakfast Info


Free private parking


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Room Type
1 full bed
2 twin beds
1 twin bed
2 bunk beds
1 twin bed
2 bunk beds
1 queen bed
2 bunk beds
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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Is it quiet at night?
    Yes, it is. For us is very important that our guest can rest as most of the activities star very early in the morning.
    Answered on 30 July 2019
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?
    Answered on 16 September 2019
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    It depends on the kind of room you are planning to reserve. Private room does, dorm beds only includes sheets
    Answered on 16 September 2019
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?
    yes you can
    Answered on 16 September 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    Yes, we do
    Answered on 16 September 2019
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Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    Casa de los Pioneros

    Food: Argentinian, International

Amenities of Hostel del Glaciar Pioneros
  • Toilet
  • Linens
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Bicycle rental Additional charge
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Game room
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
Food & Drink
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Hostel del Glaciar Pioneros takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:30 PM - 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


5:00 AM - 10:00 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.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 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

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Hostel del Glaciar Pioneros 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.

This accommodations is registered as a provider of the Pre Trip Program (Programa Previaje) of the Argentinian Ministry of Tourism and Sports (CUIT: 30708290676)

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

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

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Please inform Hostel del Glaciar Pioneros of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

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

FAQs about Hostel del Glaciar Pioneros

  • Guests staying at Hostel del Glaciar Pioneros can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • Hostel del Glaciar Pioneros is 3,100 feet from the center of El Calafate.

  • Check-in at Hostel del Glaciar Pioneros is from 2:30 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Hostel del Glaciar Pioneros has 1 restaurant:

    • Casa de los Pioneros

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

  • Hostel del Glaciar Pioneros offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
    • Game room
    • Fishing
    • Bicycle rental
    • Bike tours
    • Horseback riding
    • Cooking class