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Marietta, Georgia
Reviewed 29 April 2016

This hotel is located in the heart of the colonial zone in a renovated structure that was built in the 1500s I believe. There are some interesting artifacts in the lobby that were found during the renovation as well as some items from other parts of the island. We had a group of 13 people who stayed here. The manager...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Spent 2 nights here in January, I was very satisfied with this hotel. Located in Zona Colonial this is good base for exploring and walking there. Both the area and hotel felt safe. Hotel itself is quite small and located in old building, which gave it nice and cozy feeling. Room was big enough and clean. I really liked the...

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donael, Owner at Hotel Dona Elvira, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, which helps us to continue to improve our service quality, water pressure and breakfast diversity. Marc Bautil

Iowa
Reviewed 12 October 2015

It's always a pleasure for me to visit new places, meet new people. I wanted to stay at Zona Colonial and unexpectedly I found out about this hotel, the perfect location for me. It's quiet, nice room with the colonial essence. When arrived there I was so tired but the staff's welcome cheered me up. They were very helpful, helped...

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donael, Owner at Hotel Dona Elvira, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments, guests like you is what makes this business so pleasant, we thrive to make your stay in zona colonial the most enjoyable possible! Marc Bautil

Bronx, New York
Reviewed 11 October 2015

lthis is my seond stay here , the thing is love about this hotel is its charm and peacefulness , the location is just minutes from all the activites you need , iam especially fond of all the staff here , the conde district is 5 minutes walking distance , the hotel is small with a true historical feel ,...

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donael, Owner at Hotel Dona Elvira, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments, guests like you is what makes this business so pleasant, we thrive to make your stay in zona colonial the most enjoyable possible! Marc Bautil

New York City, New York
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

great location in zona colonial super nice rooms and friendly staff great food indian belgian fusion hina the cook and wilton the manager solemni the lovely wife of the owner ..the swimming pool mango tree and jacuzzi

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donael, Owner at Hotel Dona Elvira, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments, guests like you is what makes this business so pleasant, we thrive to make your stay in zona colonial the most enjoyable possible! Marc Bautil

Reviewed 18 September 2015

I really like the service the staff provided and how cleanliness of the room. The breakfast was fresh and my family and I felt safe at all time in the hotel. It is in a great location and you will find a lot to explore around the hotel site.

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donael, Owner at Hotel Dona Elvira, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments, guests like you is what makes this business so pleasant, we thrive to make your stay in zona colonial the most enjoyable possible! Marc Bautil

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 14 May 2015

I was amazed to stumble upon this very reasonably priced, tastefully renovated and beautifully decorated 16th century house within a short walk of El Conde. The staff are really nice and attentive. Breakfast is included. Charming courtyard with birds and plants. Comfortable and clean rooms. Laundry service. Great pizzeria on the corner. Only problem is that the hotel across the...

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donael, Owner at Hotel Dona Elvira, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments, guests like you is what makes this business so pleasant, we thrive to make your stay in zona colonial the most enjoyable possible! Marc Bautil

Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

The only 2 good points about this hotel is the entrance and the pool which are absolutely charming. Staff was not kind and the room was dark and smelly. Breakfast bellow from average! I have been to saint domingo in the past and you can find so much better in the same style for the same money!

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donael, Owner at Hotel Dona Elvira, responded to this review

Dear Guest , we strive to make the stay of every guest the best experience ever, we are sorry we could not meet your expectations and will continue to improve the quality of our services.! Marc Bautil

Reviewed 22 April 2015

Lovely hotel in colonial zone. Perfect location. The room was clean and comfortable. Great view from the jacuzzi and the beers were refreshingly icy cold. Thank you Consulado​ for the warm hospitality.

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Good service all very clean the rooms are very colonial wifi in rooms breakfast dinner all the truth remains very pleased with the hotel anything they have in their favor is that they are close to museums and barres of the Colonial Zone

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A large lobby and spacious dining rooms await visitors, crowned by 20 feet high ceilings featuring original mahogany beans encased in massive colonial walls. Cool off from shopping and musueum jaunts with a relaxing dip in the pool and jacuzzi. Drink a cocktail in the private garden patio under a century old mango tree. Fifteen rooms and suites equipped with the latest amenities welcome the modern traveler, on business or leisure. Walking distance around Hotel Dona Elvira, discover the delightful historical ambiance and stately beauty of the Zona Colonial of Santo Domingo with its landmarks, sidewalk cafes, elegant restaurants, night clubs and cultural events. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Dona Elvira

Address: 207 Padre Billini | Zona Colonial, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Santo Domingo Province > Santo Domingo > Zona Colonial
Price Range: RM357 - RM874 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Dona Elvira 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“We stayed in the Isabella Suite on the first floor. very lovely!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles jerussin, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I would suggest staying on the second floor.”
  • Notice the beautiful mahogany beams.
 of 5 bubbles 722claires, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“3rd floor room was noisy due to outdoor bar at the hotel across the street (it was a weekend night). Glad we brought ear plugs.”
 of 5 bubbles Loftinspace, 28 Apr 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles johnq620, 11 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Me quede en la habitación 7 pero por lo que alcance a ver todas estaban súper lindas y limpias”
 of 5 bubbles soniafortune, 15 Apr 2015 | Read review
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