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Hostel Katharina Reviews

Rua Taroba, 952, Foz do Iguaçu, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

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27 Total Reviews
  • 75%Value For Money
  • 78%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 79%Atmosphere
  • 79%Cleanliness
  • 73%Facilities

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Stayed here for 3 nights whilst visiting the falls. The staff were extremely nice and helpful. As a group of 4 we had a 10 bed dorm all to ourselves. Wifi, air con, table tennis and available lockers. The atmosphere wasn't great but we were out of peak season. The showers are very cold but overall the hostel was great.

  • 22nd Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


We really enjoyed our stay at Hostel Katharina. We stayed in a private double room with an ensuite. It is conveniently located and is walking distance to the bus station where you can get the bus to see Iguazu Falls. It's also close to a main road with several restaurants including great Lebanese restaurants. The staff were really friendly and helpful. I would definitrly recommend staying here. It also has a bar located at the front of the hotel but this was quiet when we were staying there.

  • 20th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Good location close to the TTU/Terminal where the buses to the National Park as well as to the airport and international/interregional bus terminal depart. Dorm rooms have no keys and no lockers. Breakfast is not included in the price. There is no shared kitchen in the hostel. Was still a nice place to stay.


Great place to stay


Cold rooms and incorrect information about bus times etc. Staff were friendly though and did their best to help.


This is a nice hostel and the staff is very helpful and quite good in english but the bed in our private room was terrible.


Really good hostel. Friendly/helpful staff. Great location for getting to the Brasil side of the falls and organise a good trip to the Argentina side too.

  • 15th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Amazing location and great staff!

  • 2nd Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


great location for the bus to the falls, lots of restaurants close by too, and a big supermarket next to the bus station for stocking up on snacks etc for long bus trips.


Their inability to accommodate credit transactions was inconvenient.

  • 27th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


We only stayed for 1 night at a quiet time of year but this hostel ticked all our boxes. The staff were very helpful to point us in the direction for bars, provide information about visiting the waterfalls and book our taxis(including 1 all the way to our hostel in foz do iguacu). They were happy to accept different currencies and even let us off the difference :) nice grounds and pool would be nice when filled in for high season. Perfect location opposite bus station and short walk down to bars

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