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 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.
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.
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
Calle Hostos is one of the most beautiful and unique in the Colonial Zone. This very old and historical street runs from North to South through the heart of the Colonial City.
The street originally was named Calle del Hospital, named so because of the Hospital San Nicolás de Bari is located on this calle antiguo. Hostos was also called Calle Militar.
Calle Militar changed its name again in 1904. The name was changed to what it is today, Calle Hostos. It is named after the Dominican national hero and educator Eugenio María de Hostos (1839-1903).
The most beautiful and most photographed part of this historic street is going up the steep hill. There are stairs on either side of the steep cobblestone street. Here you can see some of the original old wooden houses, protected by UNESCO, lining the incline.
Calle Hostos has been the location for many different movie shoots the most famous being The Godfather III.
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