There are many different types of travellers, and among them we count the explorers, the nature lovers or, in other words, those who seek adventure, stories to tell and new faces rather than luxury and extra commodities. And they spend so much time roaming the world that, as could not be otherwise, they look for the most inexpensive places to stay.
When planning for your backpacking trip to South America, you will probably outline an itinerary including its most beautiful and dramatic landscapes, some off-the-beaten-track hiking routes, bus lines, cities to visit and local dishes to try. This post is aimed at completing your plan with recommended backpacker accommodation in Argentina, so have a look to find nice hostels in Bariloche and cheap accommodation in Mar del Plata and El Calafate, where you will not only be able to save money for travel expenses but also to make new friends from all over the world who may join you in your journey or stay in touch with you after it.
Marcopolo Inn Hostel in Bariloche
Within short walking distance of the nearest beach, this hostel in Bariloche centre may be particularly convenient for travellers wanting to explore the city as well as rent a bike to get around, go on rafting tours or hike to neighbouring districts. The staff, who speak both English and Spanish, will gladly assist you with currency exchange services, safes and directions. There is free WiFi access in selected areas available to guests and a communal kitchen stays open for you to cook your own meals. Aside from the typical dormitories shared with up to 5 other people, this backpacker accommodation in Argentina offers totally equipped twin, triple and family rooms with comfortable beds and en suite bathroom so that you can enjoy a higher level of privacy at still a very low rate. Every morning, all confirmed guests are entitled to have breakfast on site at no extra charge.
America del Sur Calafate Hostel in Argentina
This charming hostel in El Calafate, Argentina, features privileged views over the nearby lake and the surrounding mountains from its rooms as well as from most areas inside the premises. In a central location, it provides guests with everything they might need during their trip or stop along the journey across South America: complimentary WiFi access, launderette, communal kitchen, daily continental breakfast, free parking spaces and even airport transfers to and from Comandante Armando Tola airport if requested. At this cheap accommodation in El Calafate, travellers may choose among beds in mixed or female-only dormitories and individual, double and family rooms with either shared or private bathroom. There is an onsite restaurant serving Argentinean specialties and guests can enjoy live music and an outdoor terrace, just a couple of examples of the areas where they are given the opportunity to socialise with backpackers from the most remote countries. Taking a day trip out of town? The personnel at the front desk will assist you with left-luggage services and give advice if you need it.
Cheap accommodation in Mar del Plata, Argentina
Close to Playa Grande beach and the Guemes shopping area, the rooms in Mare D’Argento hotel have all the basics for your stay –even a private bathroom so that you do not have to share it-, can accommodate up to five people and a daily continental breakfast is included in their nightly rate. This backpacker hostel in Mar del Plata (Argentina) also provides complimentary wireless internet access for guests, parking spots and a communal lounge. However, if travellers coming from every corner of the world choose it is because the place is excellently situated close to the sea and within short distance of historical landmarks and transportation hubs that will contribute to a smoother commute to the next stop of your journey.
Is backpacking your usual travel style? If you will be catching long-haul flights and having layovers before reaching Argentina, find out which international airports feature showers for travellers to use and refresh themselves along the way.