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Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando

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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I've read some of the reviews for this hotel and for the most part it stands up to its good reputation. Hotel staff from the doorman, all the way to the housemaids are very friendly and courteous. I stayed in one of the suites, room 3015 to be exact and the accommodations were spacious and very comfortable. Television stations were... More 

2 Thank Dimitri V
hoteleshodelpa, Hodelpa Management at Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando, responded to this review

Dear Dimitri V, It is with great pleasure that we inform you that starting September 1st, 2016 the Nicolas de Ovandos hotel will be operated by the HODELPA chain. From now on Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando will be called this way and continue its operations with the personalized service and Passion for Details that characterize our hotels. We sincerely appreciate... More 

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19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I stayed here a few nights and the experience was wonderful. Service is incredible. Bar staff is attentive and friendly. Front desk service could use some work. I had to at several times get my key re-authorized as it stopped working. If there was another patron being attended to I was not even acknowledged with a "Be with you in... More 

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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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184 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Besides the history of this hotel wich was habitated by the first governor of the island Señor Nicolás de Ovando, the comfort and the luxury in its most simple way makes of this hotel the classic of the colonial area. The pools are Looks into the Ozama river, right in front of where Columbus attached one of his ships. Breakfast... More 

Thank Jose E
New York City, New York
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This hotel has an incredible charm, it is located in zona colonial, there is a lot of history there. The architecture in this building is absolutely beautiful, there is a lot of detail wherever you go. The rooms are amazingly comfortable and they give you this feeling of touching history when you are in them. The service is impeccable from... More 

Thank _esmesot
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36 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The hotel is in a lovely old building in the heart on historic Santo Domingo. The location is great and the hotel has lots of old world charm. The room was fairly small but comfortable with some great original features. I was disappointed that the hotel did not acknowledge my accor status, no welcome drink was offered and no room... More 

Thank ianf22
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Based in the old part of town in an old governours house the hotel is a gem. Parking just outside if you are a guest you will be welcomed by friendly and helpful staff. A welcome drink to help cool down and a fresh wet towel will be offered at arrival. The check in is friendly, first we got a... More 

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Lima Region, Peru
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I lived in this hotel for about 10 weeks in summer, 2015. My company paid for the stay so I don´t have a feel for how expensive it was, but the experience was awesome. This is a ~500 year old building so every day felt like traveling back in time. The hotel is beautiful and I enjoyed simply wandering the... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I stayed at this hotel with my boyfriend in June 2016. The location is great and in the beautiful colonial area of Santo Domingo. The hotel is beautiful, quaint, and quiet. It would be ok for a night or weekend stay but there is not enough to offer for an extended stay. The main problem is the prices at the... More 

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Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Staff was excellent and the best part but hotel is way over priced , nothing special in the room decor or style , would not pay 200 a night again for this I'm sure there are better options . Location is great and again staff amazing but it doesn't make up for it

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Carolina, Puerto Rico
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 3 June 2016

Beautiful hotel in the heart of "Zona Colonial". I personally love to stay in hotels where i can feel the essence of the country, and this was perfect. Lots of common areas with fountains, gardens and traces. The room was lovely and the bed was super comfy. In the morning, the breakfast buffet was really good. The only complain that... More 

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  • 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 )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • 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
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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: RM627 - RM876 (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
#3 Spa Hotel in Santo Domingo
#7 Luxury Hotel in Santo Domingo
#8 Family Hotel in Santo Domingo
#9 Business Hotel in Santo Domingo
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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”
 of 5 bubbles HunteRuby, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Third Floor Suites have best views.”
 of 5 bubbles DimitriV472, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
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