Cafayate's Best Hostels

Cafayate's Best Hostels
With a pleasant climate all year round and some incredible Andean landscapes nearby, the small, wine-centric town of Cafayate is a must for a stopover during your trip through the Northwest of Argentina. Time stands still in certain parts of the city with its preserved cobblestone streets and indigenous traditions and influence. This town provides visitors the opportunity to discover Quechan and Andean culture and to experience the best drives in Argentina including the scenic Quebrada de Cafayate or Quebrada de Humahuaca, great mountain scenery, and adventure. Cafayate has a lovely main square, a peaceful attitude, and some excellent restaurants and guesthouses. There is a wine museum and tons of vineyards just next to the town that are reachable by car, bike, and a few of them even on foot.
How much do hostels in Cafayate cost?
Average Dorm Price $14 ($11 to $19)
Average Double Private Room Price (in a hostel) $33 ($28 to $42)

Affordable, Social, and Comfortable

A social hostel in a great location

Cordoba 155 , Cafayate Argentina
This hostel is a favorite for travelers to stay in Cafayate. Enjoy a fun and relaxing stay at an affordable price at Cafayate Backpackers Hostel. It is the place to meet and share stories with other young travellers from Argentina and around the world who also enjoy trekking, cycling, rafting, going out, and anything else you might like to do while on vacation. Guests will be able to enjoy a fully equipped shared kitchen, a bar and cafe, a shared lounge, a steam room, free WIFI access, free breakfast, free car and bicycle parking, a washing machine, a book exchange, luggage storage and towels for hire. Cafayate Backpackers Hostel also has a big garden with a good view of the surrounding mountains as well as hammocks and a barbecue area.

A comfortable place in a great location

Private Room: $22.33
Overall Rating: 77%
Rivadavia 281 , Cafayate Argentina
Rustyk Hostal is more of a guesthouse than a hostel. The place is run by its local owners Walter (30) and Mariana (34), who are happy to tell you about local history, legends, anecdotes and can also recommend beautiful places for you to visit and make your stay unique so that you can feel at home and experience life in the local community. The facilities are well kept to ensure you stay in a clean, pleasant and pretty home. You will find all of the standard amenities of a hostel, including free breakfast, free WIFI, towels included, a book exchange, a ceiling fan, cable TV, laundry facilities, bicycle hire and self-catering facilities. Accommodation types include double rooms with shared or private bathrooms and rooms with 3 to 5 beds with private bathrooms. There is a pretty garden with grapevines (typical in Cafayate homes), large communal spaces and rooms with a view on the mountains and the central patio, in which you can enjoy the sun that normally shines 340 days a year in this pretty town. Rustyk Hostal is located centrally in Cafayate, only two blocks from the central plaza, in an old colonial house built by the owner's grandparents.

Plenty of activities and comforts

Dorm Bed: $12.51
Private Room: $14.40
Overall Rating: 92%
Guemes sur N?178 , Cafayate Argentina
Located 1.2km away from Cafayate vineyards, in the most secure neighborhood of the city close to the main square, you will definitely enjoy your stay in this friendly and relaxing property. The hostel is a fascinating place to stay and you're sure to meet some interesting guests while you're here. The atmosphere is friendly and welcoming and the staff is very helpful with any travel questions you might have about your stay in Cafayate but also the continuation of your trip through northern Argentina. They can arrange for you a variety of activities to explore the surrounding paradise and experience the culture depending on your needs and desires. We suggest that you stay 2 or 3 days in Cafayate, because there is so much to do around the town and the Calchaqui Valley including the best winery in Argentina, Quebrada de las Conchas (caon), the Rio Colorado (waterfall), Indian Ruins (Quilmes).... The establishment offers free breakfast, free WIFI, luggage storage, towels for hire, bicycle hire and parking, 24-hour reception and a tours/travel desk.

Quiet and comfortable

Overall Rating: 54%
Calchaqui 70 , Cafayate Argentina
Casa Arbol is a simple and cozy holiday home found in a small, colonial house located in Cafayate city center, a stone's throw away from the main square and the Archaeological Museum, 250 m from the bus terminal and from the Wine museum. Possessing only a handful of rooms, the establishment aims to offer a more personalized and amiable type of lodging, maintaining a clean and tranquil ambiance at an affordable price. There are only shared dorms of about 4 beds with shared bathroom facilities. A healthy variety of breakfast options and free Wi-Fi is included. Casa Arbol offers bicycle parking, book exchange, self-catering facilities, ceiling fan, laundry facilities, luggage storage, an outdoor terrace and a small garden with a cat and a dog!
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