The Best Cheap Hotels in El Calafate

Budget-Friendly and Affordable Places to Stay in El Calafate

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Planning a trip to El Calafate, Argentina? There's something for everyone to enjoy here. But does El Calafate have cheap hotel rooms? Yes it does, and that's not a problem, because we have analyzed the best affordable hotels in El Calafate based on price, amenities, location, activities, and guest ratings. And we did all of this so that we could find El Calafate's best deals, bargains, and cheap hotels and motels with low prices that offer more than just a bed to sleep on. Whether your an experienced traveler or new to the area, here's how to find cheap rooms in El Calafate. As you'll see, you don't have to give up luxuries or comforts to save some money for accommodation, as plenty of these hotels offer nice features and great amenities without breaking the bank. Even a cheap motel might have something nice to offer if you know where to look. After all, saving money on a hotel leaves more room for activities, sightseeing, shopping, and dining out, too. When looking for a bargain hotel, you're probably interested in nice features such as a pool, parking, extra space, free breakfast, and more. Many of these budget-friendly hotels offer these amenities and plenty more, so read on to find out where to stay on a budget in El Calafate and how much the best deals actually cost. So here they are, the best low-cost hotels in El Calafate so you can sleep cheap!

(Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars.)

Hotel Picos Del Sur

3-star Hotel with prices starting at $59 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Fantastic Bargain in El Calafate
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

Located at Puerto San Julian 271, Hotel Picos Del Sur has great rooms from $59 (before taxes). It offers room service, a restaurant, a bar, breakfast, and laundry services. It has a terrific 8.70 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only 1.8 km from the city center, budget travelers will especially love a free breakfast, free parking, laundry facilities, bicycle rental, and family rooms at this affordable hotel. Getting room service delivered is always a nice luxury. The price of this hotel is less than average for budget hotels, which makes it a great value.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms


Design Suites Calafate

4-star Hotel with prices starting at $88 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Values in El Calafate
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • Family-Friendly

A great place to stay is Design Suites Calafate which has nice rooms starting at $88. Offering room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, a bar, and breakfast, it also has a great guest rating of 8.40 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Calle 94 Numero 190. This relaxing hotel is also nice because it offers rooms with kitchenettes, laundry services, a free breakfast, a hot tub, and a spa and wellness center which visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just 1.3 km from the city center. You'll enjoy unwinding in the hot tub, too. It's also less than the average price for budget hotels, so it's a great value.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Free breakfast
  • Indoor pool
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Air-conditioned
  • Microwave
  • Family-Friendly


Hosteria Posta Sur

Bed & Breakfast with prices starting at $59 (before taxes) - See All Prices
One of the Best Inexpensive Hotels in El Calafate
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • Family-Friendly

We found Hosteria Posta Sur to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $59. We loved that is has room service, a restaurant, a bar, breakfast, and child care, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 8.30 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at Puerto San Julian 490. You'll also find laundry services, a free breakfast, free parking, laundry facilities, and family rooms which travelers will love. And this comfortable hotel is just 1.9 km from the center of town. The service at the restaurant is terrific, and so is the food. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for budget hotels.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry service
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family-Friendly


Hosteria Los Canelos

3-star Hotel with prices starting at $56 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Low Cost Hotel
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

With terrific rooms from $56, Hosteria Los Canelos, at Puerto San Julian 149 provides room service, a restaurant, a bar, breakfast, and laundry services. Its terrific guest rating is 8.60 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. Budget travelers will really like this budget-friendly hotel which also offers a free breakfast, free parking, laundry facilities, family rooms, and a tour desk. It's located just 1.8 km from the city center, too. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for budget hotels.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry service
  • Family rooms


Boutique Hotel La Cantera

4-star Hotel with prices starting at $78 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Very Affordable Hotel
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • Family-Friendly

Boutique Hotel La Cantera has a great guest rating of 8.20 out of 10, and offers room service, a restaurant, a bar, breakfast, and child care. The great rooms here start at $78 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at 306th Street, 173. Furthermore, it also offers laundry services, a free breakfast, a hot tub, free parking, and kids meals, which is nice for visitors. Just 0.8 km from the city center, this low-cost hotel is a terrific choice. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for budget hotels.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Bicycle rental
  • Air-conditioned
  • Family-Friendly


Terraza Coirones Hotel

3-star Hotel with prices starting at $67 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Terrific Cheap Hotel
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.

The great guest rating of Terraza Coirones Hotel is 8.30 out of 10. This place has room service, a restaurant, a bar, breakfast, and mountain views. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $67, and it's located at Calle 92 No. 65. We also love the laundry services, a free breakfast, free parking, kids meals, and laundry facilities which are great for travelers. And since it's just 3.2 km from the center of the town, the location is great, too. The price of this hotel is less than average for budget hotels, which makes it a great value.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry service
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned


Imago Hotel & Spa

4-star Hotel with prices starting at $96 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Nice Budget Stay
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • Family-Friendly
  • Heated pool

A cool place is Imago Hotel & Spa because it has great rooms that start at $96. It has room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, a bar, and breakfast, it also earned a great guest rating of 8.20 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at Calle 669 No. 40. Only 2.6 km from the city center, budget travelers will especially love mountain views, laundry services, a free breakfast, a spa and wellness center, and a spa at this affordable hotel. The indoor pool at this hotel is very nice, and is a great place to unwind and relax on your trip. It's also less than the average price for budget hotels, so it's a great value.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Free breakfast
  • Indoor pool
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry service
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Air-conditioned
  • Family-Friendly


Hosteria Los Hielos

4-star Hotel with prices starting at $80 (before taxes) - See All Prices
One of the Best Deals in El Calafate
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly

Hosteria Los Hielos offers room service, a restaurant, a bar, laundry services, and a free breakfast which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $80 (before taxes). It's located at Rene Favaloro 3698 and has earned a guest rating of 8.90/10. This relaxing hotel is also nice because it offers a hot tub, free parking, kids meals, laundry facilities, and bicycle rental which visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just 2.1 km from the city center. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for budget hotels.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family-Friendly


Del Glaciar Libertador Hotel

2-star Hotel with prices starting at $74 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Fantastic Bargain in El Calafate
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for budget hotels.

Located at Av. Libertador 587, Del Glaciar Libertador Hotel has great rooms from $74 (before taxes). It offers a restaurant, a bar, breakfast, hiking, and laundry services. It has a terrific 8.40 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find a free breakfast, cooking classes, a game room, horse riding, and laundry facilities which travelers will love. And this comfortable hotel is just 1.5 km from the center of town. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for budget hotels.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Free breakfast
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry service
  • Game room
  • Bicycle rental


Esplendor El Calafate

4-star Hotel with prices starting at $125 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Values in El Calafate
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly
  • Heated pool

A great place to stay is Esplendor El Calafate which has nice rooms starting at $125. Offering room service, a restaurant, a bar, breakfast, and mountain views, it also has a great guest rating of 8.70 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Juan Domingo Peron 1143. Budget travelers will really like this budget-friendly hotel which also offers laundry services, a free breakfast, a game room, a spa, and an indoor pool. It's located just 0.3 km from the city center, too. The heated pool is comfortable, relaxing, and fun for everyone.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Free breakfast
  • Indoor pool
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry service
  • Game room
  • Heated pool
  • Air-conditioned
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family-Friendly


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Is it expensive to spend the night in El Calafate?

El Calafate Average Budget Hotel Price
$99

After analyzing 16 budget hotels in El Calafate, Argentina, we found the average budget hotel price to be a remarkably economical $99. Naturally, this destination has many fantastic budget accommodation options with a variety of prices. The price will vary by the hotel's amenities, available dates, and the general location. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in El Calafate.

The average prices of our suggested budget hotels by star rating:

  • 4-star hotels: $121
  • 3-star hotels: $79
  • 2-star hotels: $74


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