Best Accommodations for Dining on Dominican Republic

Hotels in the Dominican Republic Known for Great Dining

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Sometimes vacations are about trying new dishes and having more variety than at home. Thankfully, in the Dominican Republic you'll never run out of tempting dining options. The local cuisine has always been full of flavor, heavily influenced by culture and tradition, and plentiful, no matter where you stay.

The hotels discussed below are among the best places to stay when dining is considered a priority. Some of them have incredible on-site dining, while some are found in areas where restaurants are abundant and diverse.

Hotels in the Dominican Republic with the Best Dining

Of course, you'll probably eat a lot of meals at your hotel, even if you plan to explore the local restaurants. So it's a good idea to consider each hotel's dining options before booking your stay in the Dominican Republic. Having meals at your hotel can save you time and sometimes money. The tempting, innovative menus are a bonus, which makes staying "in" for the night a deliciously enticing option.

The hotels below were ranked with many considerations in mind, including quick service snack bars, room service, and their on-site full service restaurants.

Properties in The Dominican Republic for Excellent Dining
Property Location Snack Bar Room Service
Casa Dona Elvira Zona Colonial check
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
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
Hideaway Beach Resort Cabarete check
Hotel Alegria Cabarete

For important details about any of the hotels above, just click its name to continue reading articles detailing every last aspect of the 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 number of restaurants found near your hotel. No matter how much you may enjoy the food where you stay, it's always a good idea to pop into the unique restaurants located elsewhere in the Dominican Republic, particularly if you're vacationing for more than a few days.

Below are properties ranked by their proximity to a wide selection of neighborhood restaurants.

Best Properties in The Dominican Republic for Off-Site Dining
Property Location
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 Valeria Sosua
Hotel Casa Cayena Sosua
Piergiorgio Palace Hotel Sosua
Sosua Bay Club Sosua
Victorian House Sosua
Hispaniola Hotel And Casino 2.3 mi. West-Southwest of Santo Domingo
Gran Cabanna Cabarete All Inclusive Cabarete

Regardless of where you stay, keep in mind that some of the Dominican Republic's best restaurants are found inside hotels, so the culinary highlight of your vacation may occur at a completely different property. Click on the name of any listed hotel and you'll see further details, photos, and facts about it, as well as the type of food found in the neighborhood.


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