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Belmond Hotel Das Cataratas


Iguassu Falls (Iguassu Falls, Brazil)


A 5-star hotel, with a traditional feel, owned by Belmond (formerly Orient-Express). The hotel is set in a lovely, old colonial style property inside the National Park and at the edge of the Iguassu falls. There is a large swimming pool, extensive gardens, 2 restaurants, bar, tennis court and spa.


Activities include a boat trip under the falls, helicopter trip over the falls, bird park or jungle walks.


Superior and Deluxe rooms are the same size, with traditional decor, but some Deluxe rooms have views of the falls.

Our comments

The hotel's position is unbeatable and hotel guests have exclusive access to the walkways when the National Park is officially closed!

Client comments and reviews

Open QuoteWe absolutely loved the hotel, especially the pool! It was probably the highlight of our trip and the falls were simply amazing.Close Quote - MT, January 2015
Open QuoteProbably the best hotel we stayed in but the most disappointing room. Excellent pool. Very good food generally, breakfast and especially a superb meal in the Itaipu Restaurant. We should have stayed an extra day to enjoy the hotel.Close Quote - RL, November 2013
Open QuoteIguacu was an amazing experience and Hotel das Cataratas was perfectly positioned and very comfortable.Close Quote - PH, Feb 2013
Open QuoteSo worth spending the extra cash on Das Cataratas, fantastic hotel in just an amazing location. Helicopter flights, boat ride, brazilian and argentinian sides of the falls, all just brilliant. It made Vic Falls look like a trickle!Close Quote - KT, September 2012
Open QuoteOverall we thought the hotel was first rate. We had the buffet dinner a couple of times and also ate once in the Itaipu restaurant both excellent. We thought that our deluxe room in the hotel was surprisingly small and rather unattractive, so we decided to see if we could upgrade and they were very obliging. Hotel staff were very friendly and helpful and the grounds and location are beautiful.Close Quote - AF, November 2010
Open QuoteIguassu was brilliant while Hotel Das Cataratas is expensive it is worth it, being inside the park and avoiding the crowds on the Brazilian side. We spent more time at the aviary/bird sanctuary than we had expected and although the helicopter ride was short it was good value given the scenery.Close Quote - DT & SH, September 2010
Open QuoteThe refurbished hotel is a dream, we could not fault it. The food (particularly the buffet) was delicious and the hotel staff very helpful. What a superb location, being able to wander down to the water after the visitors had left for the day. So much less commercialised than the Argentine side of the Falls.Close Quote - SB, March 2010
Open QuoteThe Hotel das Cataratas was excellent, as it should be! It was really good to be based in the park itself. In particular, we could go out to see the falls early in the morning or late in the evening when the park was closed. The falls of course are fantastic, it was definitely good to see them from both sides and we also took the Macuco Safari trip and so saw the falls from yet another angle - underneath.Close Quote - A OH, March 2010
Open QuoteIguazu Falls first thing in the morning, all on our own before the park opened, was amazing.Close Quote - JM, February 2009
Open QuoteOutstanding location and grounds, excellent room, very good staff, good breakfast, evening meals overpriced (monopoly!).Close Quote - HH, March 2008
Open QuoteStaying in this hotel was definitely the right decision, thank you for that advice. Very charming and comfortable and of course, a superb location, both for relaxing and walking. Close Quote - AM, February 2008

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