The Best Hostels in Mar del Plata, Argentina

Mar del Plata is found only 404 km southeast of the city of Buenos Aires, on the Atlantic coast. The popular Argentine beach destination and once a glamorous seaside resort is also known for its stunning architecture and cultural attractions. Founded in 1874, Mar del Plata was at first mainly an industrial and commercial center before becoming a vacation destination for Argentinians. For a peaceful trip and intimate oceanfront promenades, avoid visiting Mar del Plata during summer time, as the gorgeous arced coastline will be crawling with visitors. The dynamic city is also well known for its buzzing nightlife.


How much do hostels in Mar del Plata cost?

Average Dorm Price $17 ($10 to $21)
Average Private Room Price
(in a hostel)
$38 ($28 to $50)

Highly recommended and very comfortable

Dorm Bed: $13.28
Private Room: $14.16
Overall Rating: 77%
Che Lagarto Hostel is conveniently located between the beach and the important touristic places of the city. It is perfect for those who are travelling between friends or as a couple. With the fun atmosphere and comfortable common areas, you will be sure to meet other travellers from around the world while you are here. There are many bars and restaurants around the hostel. Tourist information, expert advice, transfer services and excursions are all offered at Che Lagarto Hostel. There are a variety of room options that you can choose from. While some may go with an individual private bedroom with TV and bathroom, others may prefer the more traditional style dorms with their famous bunk beds and lockers.
Alberti 1565 , Mar del Plata, Argentina,

Close to everything with nice amenities

Dorm Bed: $20.93
Private Room: $22.96
Overall Rating: 75%
Zeppellin Art Hostel is found only four blocks away from downtown, 1km away from the Mar del Plata Central Casino and Bristol Beach and 2km away from Torreon del Monje. It is conveniently positioned for guests wanting to visit the area's popular attractions, as it is located in the heart of Mar del Plata's entertainment district with restaurants, cafes and nightlife on the doorstep. Zeppellin Art Hostel offers both double and dorm rooms with either private or shared bathroom facilities and lockers to keep all your valuables secure. Some rooms also include balconies and patios. Guests will be able to enjoy a fully equipped shared kitchen, barbecue facilities, a garden, a shared lounge, a 24-hour reception, free WIFI access and even massage treatments for an additional cost.
Rawson 2800 Rawson 2792 , Mar del Plata, Argentina,

Near the beach with a fun social vibe

Dorm Bed: $18.00
Overall Rating: 77%
A clean, comfortable and great place to stay while you explore Mar del Plata! Set right next to the beach, the surfers' hostel is conveniently located and allows you to walk easily around the city and along the coast path. It is also located near local bars and restaurants. If you wish to meet other travellers and surfers, you will enjoy a drink in the cosy and large common areas of the hostel. The staff is very friendly and they will go the extra mile to make sure that you enjoy your stay. The hostel includes free breakfast, free internet access, security Lockers, a bicycle and car parking, a book exchange, self-catering facilities, a cable TV, an outdoor terrace, a steam room, towels for hire, luggage storage, 24 hour reception and security as well as a travel desk offering information on tours.
Avenida Colon 1051 , Mar del Plata, Argentina,

Good location and comfortable

Dorm Bed: $18.23
Private Room: $20.26
Overall Rating: 80%
Close to shops, dining, the beach and Mar del Plata's nightlife and popular attractions, the hostel is ideally located. The hostel offers both double and dorm rooms with either private or shared bathroom facilities. Enjoy a social night around the pool table or the hostel's excellent bar. Choose between a double, triple or dorm room with shared or private bathroom. While the relaxed and quiet place could use a little renewal, it offers all the necessary facilities including free breakfast, free Internet access, security lockers, a common room, a steam room, a cable TV, currency exchange, 24-hour security and reception as well as bicycle hire.
Lamadrid 2518 , Mar del Plata, Argentina,

In a great location with plenty of amenities

Overall Rating: 86%
El Refugio Hostel is located in one of the most visited neighborhoods of the city of Mar del Plata and just two blocks from the bus station, 4 blocks from the beach and casino as well as only 10 blocks from downtown. The hostel is very close to the main shopping area of the city, on Guemes street (5 blocks). You will also easily access the city's nightlife in the nearby pubs and bars on Alem Street. El Refugio Hostel is run by its owners, which ensures the best service and personalized attention. You will be able to appreciate the typical architecture of Mar del Plata, as the house was built in 1937 and is now conditioned to offer the utmost comfort so that you can still feel at home. Warm, spacious and staffed by young people, El Refugio offers a welcoming place to stay for travellers. The hostel includes free breakfast, security Lockers, currency exchange, self-catering facilities, luggage storage, 24-hour reception and security as well as a travel desk offering information on tours.
Gascon 1831 , Mar del Plata, Argentina,


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