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Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

the AC's don't work the rooms are in the basement that staff is unprofessional and unfriendly they wasted 2 hours of my time just to check in I should have stayed in Foz across the border where everything is organized

Thank travelbelizeusa
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We spend a weekend there at Parque Hotel Las Orquidas (super hotel) and yes the last 1,5 km before the border to Brazil is chaos but beside that it is a very nice place and very central located for a lot of tours and visits.

1  Thank Søren K
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

You should clearly only visit this place if you have to, but if, then the place is a fair deal. Go early, be careful, crossing the bridge is easy, do your shopping and go back. Stay on the brazilian side, San Martin resort is great

Thank 202Countries
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Chaotic and dirty. If not for international trade and shopping (literally of all kinds...), there is no reason to visit or stay here. To explore the Iguazu Falls and Itaipu Dam the Brazilian side Foz do Iguaçu is much better, cleaner and organised for a...More

Thank DutchCarioca
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Read lots of stuff online saying not visit here, but it seemed such a shame not to as the border was only 20 minutes from our hotel in Brazil. Would advise on using a reputable taxi company to take you across border, make sure you...More

1  Thank GBJ-Cookies
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Ciudad del Este is very busy and you should get there early in the morning if you don't want to queue over the border. I would advice to take a taxi as they can help with formalities and will come to pick you up as...More

Thank Risto P
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We've had several people tell us not to come here but we are really happy we did. The city itself isn't the most interesting from an architectural standpoint, but it does have loads to offer in terms of shopping, food, and being a lively city....More

1  Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

When you come to ciudad del Este from the Brazilian side you think you enter a different continent, more noisy, dirty and disorganised. If you love shopping and cheap bargains it is worth the trip and hassle, otherwise only if you want an stamp in...More

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

As so many else who is in Foz do Iguazu I walked over the bridge to get another country checked of in my passport! Well not much to se and do but felt sade the entire time and there are just a few places were...More

Thank Björn C
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

It is good to go one time to see how it is. It Is kind of a caos and diferent. It Is good to buy things, usually it cheaper than in Brazil but you have to see where are you u buying. For eletronics I...More

Thank LetSuzuki
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