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.

Besides being close to one of the most impressive ranges of recreational possibilities in the Caribbean, Hostal Ovando is a good spot for vacationers who enjoy trying different types of food. One of the dinner choices you'll have is La Residence, which is conveniently located right on-site and should be considered if you're in the mood for International cuisine.

Located near the middle of Zona Colonial, Hostal Nicolas De Ovando offers a warm welcome to customers who are thinking about lodging in this neighborhood or nearby.


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.

With a total of 104 rooms, Hostal Ovando is a somewhat decently sized place to stay. The scope of the area alone makes this hotel a perfect choice for travelers who want to spend their vacations at a roomier property. This hotel has received a four and a half star rating, when considering its on-site features and overall experience.

Look below for a listing of in-room amenities offered by Hostal Nicolas De Ovando.

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

Please keep in mind that specific amenities often vary by room, so if you are looking for a particular amenity, call the location to make sure it is available.

Activities and Amenities

Besides the available in-room amenities, this hotel also has a few other amenities.

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

To make sure the particular activities you have in mind are available, it's best to check with the front desk since these details tend to change. To find out more about the recreation and activities that Hostal Nicolas De Ovando has to offer, click here.


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 dining options on-location, those hoping for extra culinary variety may also be interested in the area's other nearby dining choices. Vacationers who stay at Hostal Nicolas De Ovando will find a limited but good selection of restaurants within reach. It can be a time-saver to find out which nearby restaurants are worth visiting, even though Hostal Ovando has on-site dining, including La Residence. For more info about dining in this part of town, click here.

Guest Services

Acquainting yourself with the guest services -- including the ones shown below -- are offered to help you keep your entire time in the Dominican Republic easy and enjoyable.

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

The property also has a small set of business amenities, ideal for visitors who are traveling to this region on business.

  • FAX
  • Meeting rooms


You'll encounter many attractions located within a short distance of Hostal Ovando. Some of the closest attractions are Modern Art Museum and Cinemateca. If you want to relax and have fun at the same time, like many of the travelers who visit the Dominican Republic, your vacation just wouldn't be the same without a few hours at the beach. Fortunately, you'll find Montesinos Beach only a meager hike off from the hotel.

The hotel is in the vicinity of Zona Colonial, a beautiful destination for sightseers to experience the diversity of the Dominican Republic.

For more info on what you'll find near Hostal Nicolas De Ovando, click here.

Contact Info

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

Phone: (809) 685-9955



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