Well what can I say. In 1973 a 5 star hotel opens, and in 1973 this hotel was the talk of the town, in2014 it is still the talk of the town, but for many other reasons... It has not changed since. This includes the 1973 processed food menu!!!! The 1973 service, the 1973 furniture, towels, bedding.... It truly is stuck and can't get out of 1973. Ok if you like this grot and mould around you bath but I for one don't.....
And be warned!!!!!!
As I went to pay my bill which was $340 or A$2668 (ex VAT)for 3 nights, as my booking on booking.com indicates. Jumped up to A$3720.... (Ex VAT) as I had my iPad with me shown reception my original booking which indicates A$2668 or $340. (Ex. VAT). He said yes when u booked it was this price , but in $ it has not changed, I said I don't want to pay in $ I want to pay in A$ peso. He said I couldn't, I said I can as I am in Argentina and the currency here is peso, and you can't stop me. He said ok then said the exchange rate had changed from A$7.5 per $ to. A$10 per 1$. I said no the exchange rate was fixed at the time of the booking the bill is A$2668 as my booking here says in black and white.
Any how after them ringing his manager at my request and then ringing booking.com at my request (who were excellent I may add) which they were on the phone to for 30 mins to, I spoke to booking and they said I was correct and the fixed price at the time of booking is the only price you are liable to pay, as for the exchange rate at the time this was happening is A$7.5.... So basically they were lieing about the exchange rate to gain more money .
There for when paying at this hotel pay in peso and check on the internet at reception what the rate is your self as if they are doing this to every none Argentinian making a 20% plus on your expense. Pay in cash to as you will save as we'll. remember it's not your fault there economy is in trouble so don't be an escape goat to be ripped off... Better still book at the grand next door, it's more a 5 star. Even tho it's a 4.
- Reservation Options:
- TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Eurostars, Expedia, TripOnline SA, Ebookers, getaroom.com, Hotels.com, Evoline ltd, HotelsClick, Cancelon, HotelQuickly and 5viajes2012 S.L. so you can book your Exe Hotel Cataratas reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
- Also Known As:
- Cataratas Hotel Puerto Iguazu
- Hotel Cataratas