A small charming Hostal located in the center of the old city across from a very interesting landmark, The Ruinas of San Francisco. They have 7 rooms one of which has a balcony overlooking the Ruins and all have private bathrooms. Breakfast in included and they permit well-behaved dogs. Prices are very reasonable
Location: Calle Hostos #357, Zona Colonial, Districto Nacional
Casas del XVI is a luxurious new concept in boutique hotels, located in the heart of Santo Domingo’s Colonial City, The 5 star hotel in located in a group of 16 century colonial houses complexly renovated yet leaving the old world charm intact giving each part of the hotel its own unique, eclectic character. The service of the hotel is amazing. They greet their guests at the airport, accompany them through immigration. When you arrive at the hotel your mayordomo, or butler, welcomes you and will attend to your every need. Each house has a different look and common area. One house has a full sized swimming pool. There is a compete entertainment system in each room and very attentive service. The hotel has 17 rooms in five houses. The average prices for a room is over US$300 nightly.
Location: Calle Padre Billini #252, Ciudad Colonial, Santo Domingo, República Dominicana
Located in the center of the Colonial Zone in an old 16th century restored convent and was used as the foundation of a "Beaterio" by the widow Doña Maria de Arana little before she left for Spain in 1556. The building is classified as "World Heritage" by UNESCO.
It is a small, intimate and charming hotel with a restful and calm atmosphere with beautiful colonial rooms. Within its stone walls the furniture in the lobby is inviting along with the sound of classical music. There is a beautiful terrace where you can sit and absorb the sun or just relax. They serve breakfast and have a bar.
Location: Calle Duarte #8, Ciudad Colonial, Santo Domingo
Europa Hotel Boutique (formerly known as Antiguo Hotel Europa)
The Carilux Hotel Europa was originally operated as a traditional hotel from 1930-1965, standing out for the exquisite detail and design of its balconies with the characteristic ironwork of the period. After extensive remodeling, maintenance and service updates while still preserving the original architecture, including the lovely floor work, considered to be the heritage of colonial architecture the 52-room hotel blends the wonders of the old with the convenience of the new. Breakfast is included and served on the top floor terrace overlooking the Colonial City. The front entrance is very comfortable and there is a bar, gift shop and free Wi-Fi
Gran Hotel Reina offers free daily breakfast and Wi-Fi. It is just a 4-minute walk from Independence Park. All rooms are air-conditioned rooms and have cable TV. The superior room has a balcony overlooking the city.
Location: Calle el Conde, 464 esq. calle Espaillat, Zona Colonial
This boutique hotels 54 rooms and suites all located close to all the action in the Colonial City. A breakfast buffet is served in the dining room in the morning and is included. There is a small outdoor terrace where you can watch all the action in the street.
They offer many different size rooms to accommodate your needs some even have balconies all with a mini-bar. There is a sun deck with a great view of the Colonial Zone. Also on site is a Bar and Restaurant with room service, free WiFi and high speed internet.
Location: Calle Isabel La Católica #159, Colonial Zone. Santo Domingo
Hostal Nicolas de Ovando Santo Domingo - MGallery Collection (Sofitel)
This enchanting 5-star hotel was built in 1502 and is listed as a heritage site by UNESCO. Sofitel Nicolas de Ovando is located in the heart of the colonial city of Santo Domingo on the oldest street in the country, Calle las Damas. The central building was the original residence of Nicolas de Ovando, the first governor in the Americas. Now this house blends historical elegance and contemporary style. This 104 room luxury hotel offers baby sitting service, valet parking, WIFI internet access, 24 hour room service, multi-lingual employees, a pool, restaurant and bars. This hotel is truly an oasis in the city with a beautiful view included.