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Occidental El Embajador is located within a few miles (5 km) of Plaza de la Bandera and Acropolis Center. This 286-room, 4-star resort welcomes business and leisure travelers with a full-service spa, a casino, and 3 restaurants. In central Santo Domingo, the resort is also close to Blue Mall and Santo Domingo Country Club.

Dining

Relish the international cuisine at El Jardin del Embajador, one of 3 onsite restaurants. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service. Start each morning off right with buffet breakfast served for a fee.

Rooms

All 286 recently renovated rooms provide balconies, minibars, and safes. Guests can expect free WiFi and satellite TV. Video-game consoles, hair dryers, and phones are also available.

Property features

Guests of Occidental El Embajador have access to a full-service spa, a casino, and an outdoor pool. A stay here includes free parking. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a fitness center, a sauna, and free WiFi in public areas.

Highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

A large, elegant, rosy lobby featuring glass chandeliers, marble accents, and warm woods greets guests at the 286-room Occidental El Embajador. Facilities include a small casino offering 30 slot machines, five roulette wheels, eight gaming tables, and live music. A small fitness center near the pool includes a sauna, steam room, and four-person spa, with massage available for a fee. This property features 14 meeting rooms. The on-site bakery offers breads and pastries. This property also features a snack bar/deli, and coffee is available in the lobby. Cribs and rollaway beds are free for guests to rent. Self-parking is free, and laundry facilities are provided.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 286 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Casino 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 14 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Year Built 1956 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Free self parking 
  • Sauna 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Balcony 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Video-game console 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 

Where to Eat

El Jardín del Embajador - Offering both elegant and intimate inside seating in a small air-conditioned room and open-air seating in a courtyard shaded by a giant banyan tree, this fine-dining restaurant serves à la carte menus for lunch and dinner featuring choices such as lamb, sea bass, and shrimp.

Los Porches - This poolside spot serves buffet breakfasts and lunches along with à la carte selections and à la carte dinners in an air-conditioned room featuring a beamed ceiling and brick accents.

Las Cotorras - The pool bar features tropical drinks.

Colonial Bar - The lobby bar offers coffee drinks as well as cocktails.

Nearby Things to Do

A fitness facility and outdoor pool provide recreation.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Number of treatment rooms 1 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 1 PM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Travel change options for Occidental Hotel and Resort guests with reservations to destinations under a hurricane watch or warning:

Canceling reservation within 48 hours of departure: Guests can cancel without penalty and rebook a reservation if the airport is closed or flights are cancelled within 48 hours of travel. Reservations must be rebooked within 14 days of the original travel dates. Specific travel dates apply.

Guest departing early: Guests who choose to depart early will be credited for the unused nights, which may be applied towards a future stay at the same resort. Reservations for unused nights must be rebooked within 30 days after the storm. Specific travel dates and other restrictions apply.

Rebook the same hotel for a later date: The hotel will honor the original rate for guests who wish to postpone their vacation and travel at a later date. Reservations must be rebooked within 30 days after a storm. Specific travel dates and other restrictions apply.

Changing travel plans to the same brand at a different destination: Guests can choose a different destination that is not affected by the hurricane and transfer their reservation within the brand at the originally confirmed rate, subject to availability (except Grand Aruba). Other restrictions apply.

Guests must contact the hotel for specific booking and travel dates, using the information on the confirmation received after booking.

Hotel Name

  • El Embajador
  • Embajador
  • Occidental El Embajador
  • Occidental El Embajador Hotel
  • Occidental El Embajador Hotel Santo Domingo
  • Occidental El Embajador Santo Domingo
  • Occidental Embajador

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

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