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Rua Taroba, Number 952, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana 85851- 220, Brazil
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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66 reviews 66 reviews
61 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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Perth, Australia
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16 hotel reviews
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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The Hague, The Netherlands
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013 via mobile

Upon arrival, Luis, the owner, transfered us to a different property two streets away from Katharina House. The room was nice, spacey, brand new, with a small kitchen, quite well decorated, but unfortunately located at the main street of Foz de Iguacu with a lot of traffic all day and all night, so not quiet at all! The owner made... More

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Newquay, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We stayed for 2 nights, originally we booked a twin room as it was cheaper but when we got there the owner/manager bumped us up to a double for the same price which was really great. Walls are a little thin if your being picky but it didn't bother us. Free aircon and wifi. Shared bathrooms but we didn't mind... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

The hostel is only a 5 min walk from the local bus terminal and 2 mins from the town centre. We got a private room which was good value, clean and spacious. Luis and Maria were extremely friendly and helpful in all our many questions, suggesting good restaurants, cheaper onwards travel options and the best way to view the falls.... More

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Memmingen, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Katharina House is a nice and friendly hostel, with nice rooms, clean bathrooms and nice people who do everything to make you feel like home! I booked the hostel because it said it is close to the busterminal and it is! Its easy to get around and you always find your way back. We arrived in Puerto Iguazu (Argentina), and... More

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Additional Information about Katharina House

Also Known As:
Katharina House Foz Do Iguacu, Brazil
Address: Rua Taroba, Number 952, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana 85851- 220, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Parana > Foz do Iguacu
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #17 of 55 Specialty lodging in Foz do Iguacu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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