Belmond Hotel Das Cataratas
The only hotel in Brazil's Foz do Iguaçu National Park, directly in front of a spectacular waterfall panorama and with private access to the park outside opening hours.
The Belmond Hotel Das Cataratas is the only accommodation inside Brazil's Foz do Iguaçu National Park and has one of the most spectacular settings anywhere in South America, directly in front of the Iguazú Falls. Uniquely, it offers the opportunity to explore the Brazilian park when it is closed to the public, giving practically private access to this monumental natural wonder throughout the evening, night and early morning.
There is a panoramic view of the falls – which comprises of 275 separate cataracts plunging over a 3km granite precipice – a few steps from the front door of the hotel. Some of the guestrooms (bright, with a stylish mix of tropical and Portuguese influences) also have partial waterfall views.
The hotel was built 50 years ago, but with its baby-pink exterior and mock-colonial design it has the elegance of a refined bygone era. Today it is owned and operated by the illustrious Belmond group (formerly) Orient Express) and has been extensively renovated to the highest standards.
The garden is dotted with palms and is a supremely relaxing place to unwind after a day exploring the walkways around the falls. There are two restaurants: one a casual buffet-style affair beside the sunny outdoor pool and the other offering à la carte dining in front of the falls.
What our clients say
97% of our clients rated their experience with us as Excellent or Good.
"Fantastic place - would not hesitate to recommend this to anyone wishing to visit Iguacu."FL, Ware
It was the most amazing hotel stay that i have ever experienced. The customer service levels were out of this world and as a solo traveller I was made to feel very welcome in the bar and restaurants. I will definitely return.JD, London
Excellent location, friendly and helpful staff and the icing on the cake we saw a Jaguar!MK, Southampton
"A first class hotel worthy of it's status with well trained staff. The best breakfast of the whole holiday."HT, Brackley
What can I say?! Amazing in every way.LM, London
The best staff, in depth, that we have ever experienced.NF, Ringwood
The ability to walk to the falls when no one is there is specialERP London
An excellent hotel, in the National Park. Good restaurant and bar. Amazing fruit at breakfast. The only place to stay to view the falls.JDL, Neots
The best staff, in depth, that we have ever experienced.NF, Ringwood
"Top quality hotel in every respect. Staff most courteous and helpful."JF, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Excellent, as one might expect!MM, Holt
"Excellent Hotel and service. Food was varied suiting all palates. I am vegetarian and there was such a huge variety to eat. they also cater for gluten free diets, and those on a diet. The hotel being in the Park gave us access to the park and Falls any time. It was great to visit the falls early in the morning and to watch the sunset. worth every penny. Note there are no artificial lights in the forest."BS,Harrow
An amazingly positioned hotel - well worth the cost because of the location.AP, London
"Lovely hotel in a great location with very attractive pool complex."LT, London
Amazing.lovely friendly helpful staff. Great setting. A fantastic treat.JR, Bexhill
This was a lovely hotel, with impeccable service. Being able to explore the Brazilian side of the falls before the park opened in the morning was fantastic as we got the place virtually to ourselves.AER, Edinburgh
"Expectations for Hotel das Cataratas were huge. Beautiful hotel, fabulous position, Good service at poolside. Buffet dining poor service, average food and expensive."MC, Teddington
This Hotel is perfect and in a quite stunning location.JH Newcastle upon tyne
Fantastic place. Great location. Loved it - a bit of luxury to kick things off.JM, Glasgow
Fantastic hotel. A must to see the falls at their best.JH,
The best hotel we used, extremely comfortable, excellent a la carte restaurant and extensive breakfast buffet. What a superb location!MR, St Albans
Excellent as expected!
"Das Cataratas excellent as expected.”DJ, Hampstead
"An excellent blend of formality, efficiency, helpfulness and friendliness."ER, Woking
“We absolutely loved the Hotel das Cataratas and Hotel Aram Yami for very different reasons. Hotel das Cataratas was perfectly located, a few metres from the Brazilian side of the falls and was wonderfully luxurious.”TH, Arsenal
Best hotel of holiday.HL, Crowborough
“Hotel Das Cataratas at Iguazú was perfect (lovely hotel, great location).”TW, Fulham
As a first class hotel it did not disappoint. The drying service came in very handy!MS, London
Good room, wonderful position in the park, lovely pool area. Good service and nice food.AF, Merriott
This was a brilliant hotel and a perfect location.MC, London
Superb hotel, really enjoyed every minute of itCL,
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