By far the best hotel in Zona Colonial - immediate proximity to all attractions. Highly recommended. See full review
Jan 23, 2015
Perfect location in the Zona Colonial
If you are staying in Santo Domingo and want to experience the Colonial Zone, this is the perfect... See full review
Linda from DC
Sep 17, 2014
Elegant five-star hotel in the historic Santo Domingo Colonial Zone
The five star Hostal Nicolas de Ovando Santo Domingo is named after the original 1502 owner, the founder of this first New World City. It is surrounded by the historic gems of Santo Domingo's Colonial Zone, buzzing with museums, shops, restaurants and bars. Meticulously restored to preserve the gracious Spanish colonial architecture, this hotel fuses old world charm with modern convenience. A fitness center, swimming pool and spa treatments are available on request. The restaurant serves gourmet international cuisine with French accents.
The Hostal Nicolas de Ovando Santo Domingo boasts 104 spacious, luxurious rooms and suites. They are furnished with hacienda shutters and ochre tile floors creating an enchanting blend of historic elegance and five-star modern design.
The five-star, historic Hostal Nicolas de Ovando Santo Domingo is the original 1502 home of the first governor of the Americas. Lovingly renovated, it showcases the original Spanish colonial architecture, fusing old world elegance with modern day convenience. It is located in the heart of Santo Domingo's architectural treasures and vibrant museums, restaurants, bars and shops. The hotel features an outdoor pool surrounded by palm trees and Spanish colonial courtyard with its statuesque columns and arches. There is a fully-equipped fitness center, and a range of beauty and massage treatments are available upon request. The restaurant serves international cuisine with a French twist in an elegant indoor setting or the romantic courtyard. The 24-hour front desk arranges currency exchange and island expeditions including golf and water sports. There is a library, porter and complimentary on-site parking.
Las Americas International Airport (18.6 mi/30 km)
National Pantheon (0.1 mi/0.1 km)
Royal Buildings (0.1 mi/0.1 km)
House of Bastidas (0.1 mi/0.1 km)
Parque Colon (0.1 mi/0.2 km)
Fort Ozama (0.1 mi/0.2 km)
Tower of Homage (0.1 mi/0.2 km)
The Cord House (0.1 mi/0.2 km)
Three meeting rooms accommodate up to 60 delegates
Policies and fees
CHECK-IN Foreign clients must present passport. Local clients must present passport, driver's license, local ID
This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.
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Hostal Nicolas de Ovando Santo Domingo - MGallery Collection Rooms
1 Db bed Dlx
Deluxe Room with 1 double bed. Deluxe double room (only 7 in the hotel) in colonial style (more spacious than Superior rooms). Queen size bed and shower. Fourth floor.
2 Sg beds Std
Contemporary Room with two single beds. Contemporary twin room with two single beds (1.10 m/3 ft 7), separate bathtub and shower, Wi-Fi, view of the Don Diego and San Souci harbors.
1 Db bed Sup
Colonial room with double bed. Colonial-style double room, one queen-size bed, shower, 3rd and 4th floor, Wi-Fi, view of the historical "Calle Las Damas" street.
1 Db bed Std
Contemporary room with double bed. Contemporary double room, queen-size bed, separate bathtub and shower, Wi-Fi, view of the Don Diego and San Souci harbors
No smoking rooms/facilities
No smoking rooms/facilities
Fitness center or spa
24 hour front desk
Doctor on call
Audio visual equipment
Hairdryer in room
Nearby points of interest
Cathedral of Santa Maria: 0.7 mi
Columbus Lighthouse Monument: 0.9 mi
International specialties with a French twist. Try our exquisite cuisine in the comfort and elegance of our air-conditioned dining room or outside in our Spanish-style courtyard
Our cigar club with its old world atmosphere offers a wide range of cocktails and rum as well as a selection of the best Dominican cigars including several specially selected for MGallery.
The Lobby Bar offers light meals and a large selection of cocktails made with fresh tropical fruit for you to enjoy by the pool or while relaxing in our library or over a game of pool.
Terms and conditions
Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.
The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.
Review of Hostal Nicolas de Ovando Santo Domingo - MGallery Collection
Apr 13, 2011
April 12/13, 2011
The hotel and property as a whole is gorgeuos. The excerise room falls short for a business traveler who would like to excersize during his stay. Food ad bar service are very good but a little on the pricey side. Overall have stayed here many
times and will continue to for the moment.