Best Accommodations for Dining on Dominican Republic

Hotels in the Dominican Republic Known for Great Dining

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Eating in a beautiful setting can be one of the best parts of any trip to this region. The Dominican Republic offers a diverse array of enjoyable dining opportunities, so you won't miss out on great Caribbean cooking. Whether you prefer familiar and classic dishes or modern interpretations, their restaurants are irresistible.

The properties listed on this page are the best places to stay if you anticipate trying new foods as a big part of your vacation. Many of them are known for their wonderful on-site restaurants, and others are located in areas where restaurants near the property are popular and abundant.

Hotels in the Dominican Republic with the Best Dining

You'll probably find yourself eating a lot of meals at your hotel, even if you intend to try many of the local restaurants. So it's a good idea to consider each hotel's dining options before booking your stay in the Dominican Republic. Eating on-site means days are free of stress and extra travel. The food being world-class is a bonus, which attracts vacationers of all kinds.

The hotels below were ranked with many considerations in mind, like their convenience, their diversity, and of course their full service restaurants.

Properties in The Dominican Republic for Excellent Dining
Property Location Snack Bar Room Service
Casa Dona Elvira Zona Colonial check
Hostal Nomandas Zona Colonial
Casas del XVI Zona Colonial
Antiguo Hotel Europa Zona Colonial
Tierra Plana Zona Colonial
Bettye's Galleria Guesthouse Zona Colonial
Barceló Santo Domingo Downtown Santo Domingo check check
Mercure Comercial Santo Domingo Zona Colonial check
Hotel Palacio Zona Colonial
Sofitel Frances Santo Domingo Zona Colonial check check
Hotel Conde De Penalba Zona Colonial
Hodelpa Caribe Colonial Zona Colonial check
Hostal Nicolas De Ovando Zona Colonial
Occidental El Embajor Downtown Santo Domingo
Crowne Plaza Santo Domingo Downtown Santo Domingo check check
Quality Hotel Santo Domingo Downtown Santo Domingo check
Renaissance Jaragua Hotel and Casino Downtown Santo Domingo check
Hotel Europa Downtown Santo Domingo
Courtyard Santo Domingo Downtown Downtown Santo Domingo check
Aurora Del Sol 1.5 mi. West-Northwest of Santo Domingo
Aladino Apart-hotel 2.3 mi. West-Northwest of Santo Domingo check
JW Marriott 3.2 mi. West of Santo Domingo check
Tropical Beach Club Cabarete
Tropical Casa Laguna Beach Resort Cabarete check
Bq Santo Domingo 2.8 mi. West of Santo Domingo check

To learn more about any of the accommodations listed below, click its name to view a multi-page guide about each property — because even if you love their on-site dining, there's so much more to consider.

The Dominican Republic's Best Hotels for Nearby Dining

Another factor to consider is the proximity of your hotel to nearby restaurants. Even if the food at your hotel is terrific, you shouldn't exclude the possibility of trying restaurants around the neighborhood, particularly if your visit is for more than a few days.

Below you'll find more accommodation options, chosen by how closely they're located to a big selection of local restaurants.

Best Properties in The Dominican Republic for Off-Site Dining
Property Location
Hideaway Beach Resort Cabarete
Hotel Alegria Cabarete
Calypso Beach Hotel Boca Chica
Hotel Romanoff Sosua
Hotel El Rancho Sosua
Sosua By the Sea Boutique Beach Resort Sosua
Hotel Napolitano Downtown Santo Domingo
Casa Blanca Hotel Cabarete
Plaza Florida Suites 2.2 mi. West of Santo Domingo
Hotel Plaza Naco 2.5 mi. West of Santo Domingo
Be Live Hamaca Beach Boca Chica
Coco Beach Hotel 0.7 mi. South West of Boca Chica
Hotel Zapata 0.7 mi. South West of Boca Chica
Azzurro Club Estrella Cabarete
Casa Veintiuno Sosua
Celuisma Cabarete Cabarete
Villa Taina Cabarete
Hotel Villa Taina Cabarete
Plaza Hotel 2.5 mi. West-Northwest of Santo Domingo
Casa Marina Reef Sosua
Hotel Casa Cayena Sosua
Hotel Casa Valeria Sosua
Piergiorgio Palace Hotel Sosua
Sosua Bay Club Sosua
Victorian House Sosua

Regardless of where you stay, keep in mind that a lot of the Dominican Republic's most popular restaurants are located inside hotels, so who knows? You may have a chance to expand your palette if you eat at the hotel next door. Click on the name of any listed hotel and you'll find pages filled with photos and descriptions, as well as the scoop on their closest restaurants and how far away they are.


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