Hostal Nicolas De Ovando

The magnificent Colonial Quarter of Santo Domingo seems to have stopped the hands of time, taking guests back to the year 1502. Hostal Nicolas de Ovando is one of the Quarter's most historic buildings, and is even listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Guests who choose to stay here truly get to experience a place where the past meets the present.

Visitors hoping to stay active will be kept plenty busy at Hostal Ovando, as they will encounter a wide range of recreational possibilities. Once you've exhausted yourself during an afternoon of thrills, pamper yourself at the spa located right on their grounds.

Located near the center of Zona Colonial, Hostal Nicolas De Ovando is a great choice for guests who are thinking about basing their vacation in this neighborhood.


The historic elegance of each room is off-set with contemporary design and modern amenities. Hacienda shutters and ochre tile floors don't compete with the Internet access and minibar, they work happily in conjunction with them. Guests can choose between Contemporary Rooms with one double or two single beds, or a Colonial, Deluxe Room, or Junior Suite with one double bed.

Because there are 104 rooms, Hostal Ovando is a fairly pretty big location. Extra area to roam could make this hotel an excellent choice for travelers who will enjoy the benefits of being at a larger, more active property. Considering its overall quality, we have given this hotel a four and a half star rating.

Below, you can see this location's in-room amenities.

  • Television
  • Voicemail
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioned
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Cribs Available
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access Port
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Mini Bar

Be sure to call ahead to ensure you'll have amenities, if it's particularly important to you.

Activities and Amenities

Besides these room amenities, this hotel also has a few other amenities.

  • FAX
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Multilingual
  • Live Entertainment
  • Highspeed Internet
  • Parking

If you want to know exactly what to expect upon arrival, don't hesitate to contact the location because these details are often in flux. Visit this page to go to a comprehensive description about the types of activities that Hostal Nicolas De Ovando has to offer.


Sofitel Luxury Hotel's restaurant is called La Residence, and serves International specialties with a French twist. Dine out in the Spanish-style courtyard, or the air-conditioned dining room.

In addition to the dining options on-site, vacationers hoping to find extra culinary variety should also give thought to some of the other local dining selections. Guests here will encounter a few solid places to eat within traveling distance. It's a good idea to learn which choices are available nearby, though Hostal Ovando does have on-site dining, including La Residence. Click here for more information on this area's dining choices.

Guest Services

Hostal Nicolas De Ovando offers guest services, including those in the following list, so you can depend on these few extras during your vacation to the Dominican Republic.

  • Complimentary Wake-up Service
  • Maid Service
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry

Also available are a few business amenities, helping to keep the visit productive, and especially for those attending mainly on business matters.

  • FAX
  • Meeting rooms


You will notice lots of interesting sites and attractions within a short distance of Hostal Ovando. Some of the closest are Modern Art Museum and Cinemateca. If you want to relax and have fun at the same time, like many tourists who come to enjoy the Dominican Republic's coast, your vacation would be incomplete without a side trip to the beach. Fortunately, you'll find Montesinos Beach located a half mile from the hotel.

The hotel is located near Zona Colonial, an enjoyable part of the island for sightseers to stop over.

To learn more about what's located near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Calle Las Damas, Zona Colonial, the Dominican Republic

Phone: (809) 685-9955



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