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Rua Taroba, Number 952, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana 85851- 220, Brazil
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We literally just showed up on their doorstep hoping they had room for us - luckily they did because it was a great hostel. Only downsides I can think of is the breakfast was a bit expensive in my opinion considering we didn't get much... oh and the beds didn't have blankets, we had to ask reception. VERY close to... More

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Matagalpa, Nicaragua
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We had originally booked another hostel, but couldn't find it anywhere and stumbled upon this on our way from the bus station, deciding to stay in the dormitory at 30 reals a night (10 euro). Luis was a great host and made us feel very welcome. When my friend left, he even made me a special cocktail on the house... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I hadn't booked a hostel in advance since I was only planning to stay one night but I stumbled across this place mainly because it was so close to the bus station. And it turned out to be perfect! Staying on my own, the staff were great at making me feel welcome and were able to provide all the local... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We arrived in Foz do Iguacu without a hotel booking and stumbled upon Katharina House as it was near the bus station. Our room was very comfortable and spotlessly clean. The breakfast in the morning was also excellent. We organized our tours to the falls and onward bus tickets through the hostel and everything was spot on. Luis, the owner,... More

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17 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

My husband and I arrived with another couple. Luis was able to accommodate for both couples. My husband and I took a private room which was roomy and very clean. We had a shared bathroom which was always clean! The communal area downstairs was really nice with good internet (not much connection in the room but Luis was honest and... More

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taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Most people in the hostel are friendly. hostel is close to local bus station that you can easy to go to everywhere. there are also many cheap buffet or one brazil BBQ buffet close to it. There is a big supermarket is not far away from it. the only thing i need if the kitchen is available! you can use... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Great hostel a few minutes walk from the bus station. The owner, whose name I have forgotten, sorry, is great! He organizes daily tours to the waterfalls and is very informative about things to see, getting to paraguay, argentina and so on. We took the tour to the Argentinian side of the falls and it all went very smoothly. The... More

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Casablanca, Morocco
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64 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Very nice hostel, close to the local bus station (you have a bus stop for Iguazu falls in front of the hostel), less than 10 minutes from a supermarket The staff is kind and very helpful. The breakfast is very good. Our room was ok: quiet, clean enough. We tried their caipirinhas and it's worthed ! Only point to improve:... More

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Houston
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Katharina is a very nice hostel, similar to what you would find in an economy 3-star in most Europe cities, for US travellers, it might seem not as good. Located 1 1/2 blocks to the main bus station (to which you can get from airport by bus for USD 1.00 - bus takes reais and dollars by the way, but... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

bathroom and Beds looked like they had never been cleaned. Very thin mattresses. Blankets provided were thin and dusty. No heaters. Staff were not helpful and complained constantly about backpackers. Apparently i was the nicer one of the lot. No secure storage provided, the lockers were small in an office that the door was always opened. When i booked, breakfast... More

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Address: Rua Taroba, Number 952, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana 85851- 220, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Parana > Foz do Iguacu
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For those who are used to travel around the world, this might be one of your all-time favourite hostels. The staff makes you feel incredibly welcome and takes time to help everyone with whatever they need. After a day at the falls, we can recommend great places to eat that aren't too expensive. Katharina House offers a new take on the guesthouse experience... Under the administration of Jaha Iguassu Explorer Tourism, Katharina House is a well-established and highly popular guesthouse which was under the same management team. We offer you everything you could need and want so that you can make the most of your holidays and stay in Foz do Iguaçu: a great local & Brazil-wide information and quality entertainment all at an excellent price. We invite you to try it for yourself and feel at 'home away from home.' ... more   less 
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