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New York City
Reviewed 10 July 2012

I enjoyed the two nights stay at the Hostal, and would certainly stay again in the future. Prepaid the room directly on Accor.com website about one week prior to my visit and secured a reduced rate to almost cover the 16 + 10 taxation added to Dominican Republic hotel rates. The room was very quiet inside, and the wifi worked...

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Dear Guest, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Hostal Nicolas de Ovando. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our...

DUBAI
Reviewed 9 July 2012

I have traveled extensively in many countries Latin American, I was always more to cartagena I have stayed at the Sofitel in Cartagena, I've always spoken of Nicolas de Ovando. last month went to Nicolas de Ovando, after a long journey, I went out to eat something, and went back to the hotel with a headache and stomach. call the...

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Dear Guest, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Hostal Nicolas de Ovando. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our...

Sosua, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 9 July 2012

we only came for one night and had a great time, the location is the best in the middle of old town Santo Domingo in walking distance to all attractions and the shopping street El Conde. The building is a very old house and it gives you a nice feeling. we enjoyed a last drink at night at the pool...

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 19 June 2012

Hi Im presently staying here and thought i would share my experience. This does not qualify as an international business hotel in my view. Staff barely speak English, connectivity to net poor, NO SENSE OF URGENCY, poor service orientation. Also pool is tiny, no steam/ sauna, rooms are pokey. Better to stay at the Hilton as i will check out...

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Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Hostal Nicolas de Ovando. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. Please allow me to tell you that I’m extremely surprised about the internet connection, since we actually have more than 130 routers inside...

Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 17 June 2012

My wife and I spent a weekend at the Hostal Nicolas de Ovando in the Colonial zone in Santo Domingo, the hotel is an old palace were the gobernor used to lived. The place is very well kept and very romantic with a nice patio and very nice pool. The staff goes out of their way to please quests, from...

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Thomassimonnet, General Manager at Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Is an honor for us that you took the time to express your comments about your stay at the Hostal Nicolas de Ovando. Our team is in constant training for the improvement of our services, is always a pleasure to receive positive feedbacks from our guests. On behalf of the humidity in your room, as you know we...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 June 2012

We spent our last night in the DR at this hotel and loved everything about it. It was charming in a great location and beautifully appointed. The pool was lovely, we welcomed the free wi-fi and enjoyed our dinner in the restaurant, the best meal we had in the Dominican Republic.

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Thomassimonnet, General Manager at Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to let us know your experience about your stay at the Hostal Nicolas de Ovando, is always a pleasure to receive positive feedbacks from our guests. Our team is in constant training for the improvement of our services. I really appreciate your words about your experience with us and waiting for your...

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 June 2012

In general, the experience at this hotel was very good. After looking other hotels in Santo Domingo, such as the Hilton, Intercontinental, etc, I am glad I picked this one. Location is great. Situated right in the colonial part of the city, with a few nice restaurants within walking distance. The other hotels I looked at are located in the...

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Thomassimonnet, General Manager at Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando, responded to this review

We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Hostal Nicolas De Ovando. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. Thank you also for let us know about the port, you are right, the port near us is active and the ferry is there a few days a week. I will share your comments with our...

New York City, New York, USA
Reviewed 1 June 2012

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 1 June 2012

The hotel is very nice and quiet, at least it was in May. The common areas evoke the colonial period that it is part of. Amenities are all up to date - wifi in each room and in the lobbies (free), comfortable beds, nice bathrooms/showers. The only downside was the cost of breakfast - US$25 pp - completely inappropriate. After...

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Thomassimonnet, General Manager at Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience at the Hostal Nicolás de Ovando. It's always a pleasure to receive positive feedbacks from our guests. As you said we have internet free available in the all hotel for the comfort of our guests. We work to make each moment of our guests special. I really...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 30 May 2012

The entire experience at the hotel was a pleasure. I was traveling to Santo Domingo for business and sick of the usual Hilton or Marriott choices. This hotel is something special - built in a century old building, the rooms feel unique and breath character. The service is impeccable - everyone went above and beyond to make me feel welcome....

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Is an honor for us that you took the time to express your comments about your stay at the Hostal Nicolas de Ovando. Thank you for give us the opportunity to show you that we have for you and the different that we are. It's not necessary to take extra bottles of water from breakfast, in case the guest wish...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the heart of the colonial quarter of Santo Domingo, set among remarkable buildings, stands the Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando hotel, the former home of the Governor of the same name, a contemporary of Christopher Colombus. Built on the first paved street of the New World, where beautiful Spanish ladies strolled to display their rich costumes, the hotel's guests will enjoy an outstanding stay in a unique place where the stones, patios and fountains will take you back in time. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando

Address: Calle las Damas, Santo Domingo 10130, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Santo Domingo Province > Santo Domingo > Zona Colonial
Price Range: ₹ 9,611 - ₹ 12,860 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando 5*
Number of rooms: 104
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Also Known As:
Hostal Nicolas De Ovando-Mgallery Hotel Santo Domingo
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Santo Domingo
#4 Spa Hotel in Santo Domingo
#8 Family Hotel in Santo Domingo
#8 Luxury Hotel in Santo Domingo
#9 Business Hotel in Santo Domingo
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Away from the pool, all rooms are spacious and very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles grbr07, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Quite happy with my room, the quiet air conditioning worked well. 😎Ask the staff for help and they will do whatever they can! Pleasant!”
 of 5 bubbles Toniasol, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try the omlette at breakfast ... skilled cuisine”
 of 5 bubbles wynt2016, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The colonial rooms they charge extra for are not worth it and are half the size of a standard room”
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“Third Floor Suites have best views.”
 of 5 bubbles DimitriV472, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
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