How is the new luxury hotel of the Falls that Macri inaugurated?December 14, 2018
President Mauricio Macri headed the official re-inauguration ceremony of the “Gran Meliá Iguazú”, a luxury hotel that undoubtedly has the best view of the entire province of Missions: in front of the Iguazú Falls. In fact, from its large windows you can see, right in front of it, the permanent vapor that the jumps give off, especially the Garganta del Diablo.
The official ceremony took place on the property and, in addition to President Macri, Zurab Pololikashvili, Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) was present; the governor of Misiones, Hugo Passalacqua; the CEO of Meliá Hotels International, Gabriel Escarrer Jaumé; and the CEO of Albwardy Investmentents, Ali Albwardy.
One of the renovated rooms of the Meliá Iguazú
The new hotel, only located inside the Iguazú National Park, it belonged for many years to the Sheraton chain, but later it was acquired by the Spanish chain Meliá, and reopened today after a major renovation, which took it to move from “Meliá” category to “Gran Meliá”, name with which the chain identifies its establishments of maximum luxury, located both in exotic sites and in iconic destinations, and that offer sophisticated services.
In the renovation the ecological aspect and the use of sustainable materials were favored (Meliá)
The renovation is part of a new chain standard, which focuses on the ecological side, with the use of sustainable materials and respecting the surroundings of the destination, based on the requirements of the Iguazú National Park.
With a investment that exceeded 20 million dollars, Meliá Hotels International renovated the 183 rooms of the hotel, half of them with a frontal view of the Falls and all decorated with warm colors. Outside, the hotel’s new color is integrated with nature. Own woods from the area were used and vertical gardens were built with native plants. In addition, the decoration was handmade by Guarani communities.
The hotel has 183 rooms (Meliá)
It was also renewed YHI Spa, which has five individual cabins, a double and a special area for Vichy Shower with body treatments, as well as a infinite overflow pool, 50 meters long by 15 wide, with views of the Garganta del Diablo.
The hotel also has a modern gym, children’s play area, and meeting and congress rooms, and offers all the attributes of the Gran Meliá Hotels & Resorts brand, such as RedLevel, with exclusive services and access to premium amenities. New room categories were also added, such as Royal Suite, Presidential, Master Suite and Iguazú Suite.
The pool, also overlooking the Falls (Meliá).
In the gastronomic offer of the Gran Meliá Iguazú, the Origen restaurant is incorporated, with views of the Falls, with a relaxed style designed for breakfast and dinner services, with a gastronomic proposal by the author, highlighting the original cuisine of Misiones with modern touches. There is also the Amaro lobby bar and a rooftop bar with Spanish tapas style menu. One night in a double room at the Gran Meliá Guazú has a minimum rate of $ 11,244, the chain announces on its website.
The Iguazú is the third hotel of the chain in Argentina (Meliá)
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