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Hotel Conde de Penalba

Hotel Conde de Peñalba

Hotel Conde de Peñalba has been around for many years. This small hotel and restaurant are located across from Parque Colon and the oldest Cathedral in the Americas on Conde de Peñalba Street.

Hotel Conde de Penalba, Colonial Zone, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Hotel Conde de Penalba, Colonial Zone, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Hotel Conde de Peñalba is located in a historic building with both charm and character in the heart of the Colonial Zone. The rooms are small but quaint and some of the rooms have a balcony overlooking the park with a beautiful view.

Each Air Conditioned room has Cable TV, free wifi, a Safe-Deposit Box and more.

There also is a nice little café and bar on the first floor that’s great for people watching and has good reasonably priced food.

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Location

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Centrally located on Calle El Conde, in front of Parque Colón and the Cathedral of Santo Domingo, and Calle Arzobispo Meriño, Ciudad Colonial, Santo Domingo.

Casa del Sol

Casa del Sol Hotel

Casa del Sol Bed and Breakfast Hotel is a charming, reasonably priced bed and breakfast hotel. It is small and intimate with only 7 rooms and is centrally located in the Colonial City of Santo Domingo.

Hotel Casa del Sol, Colonial Zone, Santo Domingo
Hotel Casa del Sol, Colonial Zone, Santo Domingo

The renovated rooms have A/C and are very spacious with 12 ft ceilings and high windows. There is an awesome rooftop terrace that overlooks a quiet park, Parque Pellerano Castro, known locally as Parque Rosado, with a beautiful view of the Caribbean Sea. There is also a roof to Jacuzzi for relaxing after a busy day of visiting the historical monuments, all within walking distance.

The hotel is reasonably priced and breakfast is included. French owned and operated and all the staff and owner are very friendly and helpful and speak many different languages.

*Free WIFI available
*Free breakfast
*Safe-Deposit Box
*Self Laundry
*Rooftop terrace
*Spa tub
*Air conditioning
*Barbeque grills
*Pet friendly

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Location:

Isabel la Catolica #1, Zona Colonial, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Columbus Lighthouse & 3 Eyes Cave Lake Tour

Columbus Lighthouse and Three Eyes National Park Tour

Visit the Faro a Colón where Christopher Columbus’s remains are said to be held. Then visit Parque Los Tres Ojos, a natural limestone cave that is home to a series of three ancient underground lakes.

faro a colon

Visit the Faro a Colón, a 10-story high monument dedicated to the controversial explorer. Learn about his visits to the area while touring the lighthouse-like structure, which is both a museum and mausoleum where many believe Columbus’s body resides. Afterward, embark on a subterranean boat ride through Parque Los Tres Ojos, a natural limestone cave that is home to a series of three ancient lakes.

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3 ojos de auga tour

*3-hour morning tour to Faro a Colón and Parque Los Tres Ojos

*Visit two of the most popular attractions in Santo Domingo Este

*Learn about Christopher Columbus’ Caribbean voyages, and see where his remains allegedly lie

*Marvel at the three natural underground lakes of Los Tres Ojos Take a boat ride on the lakes and watch for fish and other animals

*Hotel transport included

*Half-day tour from Santo Domingo

*It is recommended you wear comfortable clothing and shoes

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