Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In El Chalten, Argentina - Updated 2023

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Surrounded by beautiful scenery, the village of El Chaltén, Argentina is located within the Los Glaciares National Park in the Santa Cruz province of Argentina. The village is considered to be a gateway to the various trails around the peaks of Mount Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre to the northwest of the village. Also, close by is Laguna Capri, an attractive lake with surrounding mountain vistas. Shoppers will appreciate San Martín, one of the main streets of the village, with its many offerings. The village is considered to be a frontier town since its formation in 1985 and tends to have a hippie vibe. It is the ideal base for anyone wishing to trek in the surrounding mountains. Scroll below to enjoy viewing a range of the best Airbnb options in El Chaltén.

1. Small, simple and comfortable apartment for 2 (from USD 67)

Enjoy a stay in a comfortable room in a hostel which is located at the foot of the trail to Laguna Torre, Access is available to all public areas of the hostel including the kitchen. There is a stove, electric oven, refrigerator, and kitchen utensils. Upstairs you will find two single beds. There is central heating available throughout. TV, wireless internet, and free parking are available to guests of the hostel as well.

El Chalten, Santa Cruz, Argentina
107 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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the apartment was well heated and we always had sufficient warm water
very nice little apartment equipped with everything we needed
it was very clean and comfortable and the communication with ivone was easy
small but very functional and clean cabin
a very little but well equiped and clean flat
the place was clean and it has al you need
small but clean and well located
ivone and martin are excellent hosts
ivone was very responsive to all questions
our hosts were great at communicating and answering questions
hosts were very helpful and accommodating
they are so knowledgeable and helpful
the location is perfectly central
excellent location just off a main street
the location is great - close to all the restaurants and not too far from the trailheads even
great location close to lots of restaurants & shops
best supermarket only 3 minutes away and nice little place
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2. A hostel with beautiful Patagonian views (from USD 5)

Mi Rincón is a comfortable hostel offering natural beauty. Staff can advise on various hiking trails and trekking circuits in the area and trekking poles are available for guests’ use. The room has a double bed and shower. It is an ideal place for couples, friends, and trekkers. Here you will get to relax since there is tranquility and comfort when it is time to sleep. Wireless Internet and heating are provided for guests as well.

El Chalten, Santa Cruz, Argentina
133 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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comfortable room with good heating and everything you need
she also cleans the room during the day which was a nice touch
extremely comfortable accommodation secluded and private
a nice room and in a quiet part of town
this private room and bathroom was a nice place to stay
fantastic stay - small but clean and cozy room
the place was clean and tidy and warm for when we arrived
small clean space in an excellent location
elizabeth was helpful with tips on the day we arrived and the room was cleaned each day
the room is very comfortable and clean
very kind and available host
super nice host available and kind
host is very kind and nice
very nice and welcoming host
great little spot helpful and knowledgeable hosts
great location right in the middle of town
great location and extremely helpful
this is a great location for el chalten
super friendly and great location
easy access to walks
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3. Comfortable, clean and spacious cabins for 3 (from USD 48)

These simply furnished cabins offer one bedroom with two beds. They are located in one of the main streets of El Chalten, close to the walking trails. Ideal for families and couples, the living area has heating, TV and a sofa bed, while the kitchen comes equipped with a microwave, refrigerator, crockery, and cutlery. Coffee, tea, sugar, and milk are provided also. There is a grill available in the garden of the complex. Best of all, the owners are guides in the National Park and can offer touring advice and information, which they are more than happy to do.

El Chalten, Santa Cruz, Argentina
50 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire serviced apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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it’s clean and stylish very comfortable and the wifi is good
very clean comfortable and spacious
it was spacious very clean and comfortable
nice clean place to stay in el chalten
clean and has a mini kitchen
so clean and comfy it really felt like home
martina and fernando were great hosts
martina was helpful with recommendations and questions throughout our stay
our host was kind and attentive
martina is a great host and was always quick to respond
martina was a wonderful host would definitely recommend staying here
fantastic location and super cozy cabin
peaceful location off the 'main-strip'
martina's place is perfectly located in town
super close to all the restaurants and trail heads
the location was very close to many trailheads for hiking nice restaurants and shops
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4. Well constructed and comfortable apartment near downtown (from USD 46)

This well-equipped cabin sleeps two guests in one bedroom with one bathroom. Surrounded by a garden, the property is located within the Los Glaciares National Park, a short walk from the path to Laguna Torre and four blocks from downtown El Chalten. Free parking, cable TV, and wireless Internet are provided to guests. There is a well-equipped kitchen with all necessary utensils and appliances.

El Chaltén, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina
36 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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good wifi direct tv
comfortable bed and simple kitchen provide an excellent base for exploring fitzroy country
this is a nice and cosy house with one double bed and two single ones
it is clean comfortable and well kept
spotlessly clean and very comfortable highly recommend
the place is very well decorated and very clean
the house is clean and the kitchen has sufficient equipment
but awesome spot clean warm and veronica is very insightful for hiking tips thanks
very nice and warm owners who were always available for any questions
veronica was very friendly and answered all of our questions
veronica is a warm and charming host who speaks better english than she allows herself to believe
she was incredibly helpful and very quick to respond
veronica was an amazing host el chalten is small enough so everything is walking
veronica's place was an ideal base for lots of walking
lovely homely apartment in a perfect location for hiking
we thought the place looked cute from the pictures and it's even cuter in person
all in all a nice and comfy place
veronica is a great host and her place is well located to the trails esp laguna torre
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5. El Barranco family cabin (from USD 149)

This fully-equipped cabin offers beautiful mountain views and is surrounded by a large park, It is close to the start of the hiking trails and is near souvenir shops and restaurants. There is a cafeteria and bar service available on the property as well as tour advice on various excursions and hiking trails in the area. This family cabin sleeps up to four persons with one double bed as well as two single beds. There is a fully equipped kitchen as well as DirectTV satellite TV and free Wi-Fi.

El Chaltén, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina
57 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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they even brought us a tray for breakfast the next day easy access to the town and trails
extra clean warm and homely
the accommodation was clean and good furnished
dardo was great and the cabin was clean and the people very friendly
having your own cabana is great and everything was clean and well kept
the cabana was very clean and provided everything we needed
the staff was extremely helpful and knowledgeable
dardo was a great host and provided great recommendations
awesome place with a very helpful staff
we had a good time especially because the staff is very nice and helpful
dardo is very available and friendly host
cute place located in the town
good location as well
it was also perfectly situated near the main street and close to the start of the hiking trails
it worked out perfect and the house is just amazing really nice beds and perfect location
we loved the cabana clean cosy with a wonderful breakfast and great location to start hiking from
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6. A private room in a shared cabin in El Chalten (from USD 10000)

This cabin in El Chalten has two simple private rooms, each with double bed, bed linen and towels. Guests share a kitchen with all necessary appliances and utensils, as well as a living area with satellite television and free wireless Internet. The cabin is heated and the bathroom offers a shower along with hand towels and soap. There is also an outdoor grill available and free parking on site. The cabin is centrally located, two blocks from the bus station.

El Chalten, Santa Cruz, Argentina
136 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in cabin 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

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sharing a kitchen and bathroom space was no problem for us because we had nice friendly neighbors
our room though nice with a private bath was beside the door
nice little cabin clean decent wifi
the sleeping room is spacious and clean
this room is a great base for starting your el chalten adventures
the place was clean nice and warm
the cabin is very clean and cozy
the cabin was as reflected in the pictures - clean and basic
the room was well presented and very clean
very nice place warm clean and dry perfect for resting after hiking the kitchen is well furnished
gianfranco and the staff were great
the owners and staff were very accommodating and helpful and made sure we were comfortable
all the people from the staff were kind and helpfull
staff at the hostel were really helpful and friendly
gianfranco was a great host and the place was comfortable
located about 5 min walk from bus depot which was good
central and a nice bed
very good location near to bus station and to the trails
everything was ok i really like the location 5 min from a bus stop
a nice close to the bus station and also close to the main street of el chalten
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7. Spacious Hostería (hostel) Altas Cumbres (from USD 19)

This hostel called Hosteria Altas Cumbres offers 11 warmly decorated rooms and is located close to the trekking trails in El Chalten. Guests have a choice of double, single and triple rooms, all with private bathrooms. There is also a shared area where guests can enjoy breakfast. Free parking and wireless Internet are available to guests and all rooms are heated.

El Chalten, Santa Cruz, Argentina
22 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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the room was beautiful with a big window vaulted ceilings and simple/ elegant decoration
the breakfast was very good and the room was a perfect set up
we got really huge room with private bathroom
the pictures do not do this one justice and the breakfast really is amazing
great space with lovely clean and large rooms
very clean and would highly recommend
the room was very spatial clean and and comfy
she was very helpful and provided us tips and went above beyond making us feel comfortable
it was quiet and the staff was extremely friendly and helpful
the hosts are amazing and do a great breakfast
but the hospitality makes up for it: everyone was super helpful and very friendly and thoughtful
very nice hosteria extremely friendly owners
the location is on a super quiet road but a very short walk to really good restaurants
great location close to the start of both classic hikes (cerro torre and fitz roy)
this place is amazing especially for the price
we really recommend you this great place it’s worth it :)
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8. Double room two blocks from the center of El Chalten (from USD 39)

This comfortable room with a double bed and a private bathroom is located in the Hosteria El Paraíso bed and breakfast. It is close to trekking trails. The room sleeps two in a double bed and guests have access to heating, free parking on the premiss, wireless Internet and a laptop-friendly workspace Breakfast is served each morning and is included in the price.

El Chalten, Santa Cruz, Argentina
71 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
we were in room #1 and had good internet also in the room
the room was perfect large and with a view on the fitz roy
lovely room in hosteria close to everything in town and good amenities + breakfast
great place to stay very clean and accurate information given
we enjoyed an excellent stay with a clean comfortable and quiet room and good facilities
we reserved a room with private bathroom and the size was comfortable and everything very clean
the room is cosy and clean with a huge comfy bed and a window with a view
great location clean and spacious room
kind and helpful staff
the breakfast was nice and the staff super nice
this hostel was wonderful the hostesses were extremely friendly and helpful in describing routes to hike
nice hostel good facilities and location in easy walking distance from the bus station
great location and a simple stay
a beautiful space in an amazing location highly recommended
i would be happy to recommend this place to other travellers to el chalten
great location great breakfast great vibes all round great place to stay
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9. A hostel that resembles a mountain house

Enjoy a stay in a comfortable room in a hostel which is located at the foot of the trail to Laguna Torre, which gives easy access to all the attractions in the area. Access is available to all public areas of the hostel including the kitchen. There is central heating available throughout. TV, wireless internet, and free parking are available to guests of the hostel as well.

El Chaltén, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina
93 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire residential home 13 Beds 14 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14

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the place was clean and had everything we needed
a perfectly place : simple but clean familial great bagpackers to meet
the rooms are clean and bathrooms too with very hot water
great amenities and very clean place
the place is spacious very clean and just by one of the most favorite treks
the host was very gracious and helpful
martina y familia were generous hosts
host was very helpful with local tips
very friendly and accommodating owner
jorge my host in el chalten is the nicest guy in town
it’s far away from the bus station but other than that it was absolutely wonderful
great location near the main trails thanks so much
best location for a trekking to "laguna torre" but 10 minutes walk to another one to fitz roy
great place good location literally right next to cerro torre trailhead
hostel kaiken was a small and comfortable hostel with a great location in el chalten
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10. Beautiful and spacious private room in a family home

This property is situated on the main street in El Chalten, which is close to the Cerro Torre valley and its headwaters and Fitz Roy Valley. Guests can feel right at home in this traditional local house, with access to free wireless Internet and a cleaning service. You will find bed linens and towels here as well. Guests have access to the garden, living area, shared bathroom and kitchen, and breakfast and laundry services are available for an additional fee. The owner particularly welcomes musicians. Smoking is allowed in the house. However, children from the age of 0-12 years are not welcome, due to several delicate musical instruments in the home.

El Chalten, Santa Cruz, Argentina
92 reviews  
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
great wifi and hot water
the wifi is also the fastest in town could have easily taken calls and worked if i needed
tere’s place is comfortable and quiet
the house and the room are really nice and cozy
comfy clean warm and very helpful
great location comfortable and clean private bedroom with nice dedicated bathroom
the house and room were very nice and clean we could cook in the kitchen too
her place is comfortable very clean and conveniently located
tere has a lovely house the room is spacious and very tasty decorated
she is a wonderfull host and we really felt like home
she is very helpful and accommodating
she was very responsive and told us that friends will be in the house while she isn't there
tere is a great host very friendly and helpful and doesn't mind us practising our limited spanish
tere was very communicative and made sure i had everything i needed
the location is perfect
i highly recommend staying here the house is a beautiful and in a great location
the house is in great location and tere is a perfect host
it was our favorite place we’ve stayed in patagonia and we wish we could stay longer
tere's place is a really good cosy space right in the center
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Enjoy nature in the beautiful surroundings of El Chaltén

El Chaltén, Argentina is the perfect location for those who wish to be out in nature, surrounded by beautiful scenery and with enjoyable hiking trails in the Los Glaciares National Park in the Santa Cruz province of Argentina. After a day of exploring, relax in one of these comfortable Airbnb accommodations of your choosing.

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