Occidental El Embajor

The Occidental El Embajador is a hotel well-suited for both vacationers and business professionals. The hotel offers a side variety of activities and services and a great compromise between the urban dominion of the capital city of Santo Domingo and the lush tropical plant life that still dominates most of the country.

Along with being located in the midst of one of the most diverse selections of recreational activities in the Caribbean, Occidental El Embajor is a good option for travelers who like tasting a variety of food types. One of the dinner choices you'll have is Ananda Vegetarian Restaurant, which is conveniently located and should be kept in mind if you enjoy vegetarian fare.

Located in downtown Santo Domingo, near the middle of Santo Domingo, Occidental El Embajor is a great choice for visitors interested in staying in this neighborhood or nearby.


All rooms in the Occidental El Embajador include free Wi-Fi, an in-room safe, full bathroom, hairdryer, air conditioning, telephone, satellite television, mini-fridge, and iron and ironing board. Deluxe rooms, part of the Club El Embajador Executive Floor include independent access to the fifth floor, complimentary secretarial service, and continental breakfast as well as views of either the city, gardens, or Caribbean Sea.

Because there are a total of 278 rooms, Occidental El Embajor is a rather large location. A multitude of options and the chance for social interaction make this super-sized property a hit with guests who want an exciting, rather than quiet, vacation. With respect to overall quality, we've rated this resort a three and a half star rating.

Look below for a list of in-room amenities found at Occidental El Embajor.

  • Private Bath
  • Safe
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Shower
  • Iron
  • Bath Tub
  • Hairdryer

Call the property for more info regarding amenities, if it's a high priority for you.

Activities and Amenities

The Occidental El Embajador offers up a wide variety of activities and facilities including diving, Vegas-style entertainment, shopping, tours of the city and local attractions, on-site casino, full-service spa, and swimming pool. The Occidental El Embajador also provides special accommodations for business professionals including the Executive Floor and the modern business center.

Since it's conveniently located on-site, this property's casino will keep guests plenty entertained.

Also available at the resort:

  • Highspeed Internet

It's best to check ahead of time if you want to be certain this property has exactly what you expect. Visit this page to navigate to our complete discussion about the types of recreation and activities offered at Occidental El Embajor.


The Occidental El Embajador has three in-house restaurants for fine dining. El Jardin del Embajador is an international buffet serving lunch and dinner daily.

Los Porches has light dining options for breakfast buffet, lunch, and a la carte dinner. Finally, the Embassy Club serves up gourmet a la carte dinner. The Occidental El Embajador also has two bars that serve local and international cocktails: the Bohio Bar in the gardens and the Colonial Bar in the lobby. Both are open from 10a.m. to 6p.m.

Outside of on-location dining options, guests looking to find more culinary variety should also consider some of the region's other local dining selections. Guests looking for a bite to eat will encounter a small handful of restaurants within reach. It may be helpful to know the area's restaurant options, even though Occidental El Embajor offers on-site dining. Click here for more info on the availability of food in this area.

Guest Services

This property's guest services, including the one below, could prove pretty valuable during your stay in the Dominican Republic.

  • Maid Service

The property also has a few business amenities, ideal for professionals who are visiting for business-related reasons.

  • Overhead Projector
  • Audio Visual Equipment


Guests will find lots of attractions located within a short distance of Occidental El Embajor. Some of the closest attractions are Modern Art Museum and Cinemateca. If you plan to catch a few rays, like many travelers who visit this area, your itinerary will surely include plenty of time at the beach. Fortunately, you'll find Montesinos Beach to be one of of the easiest beaches to access from the resort.

One closeby area of interest from the resort is Santo Domingo. If you want to find even more attractions and fun, have a little side trip to a town within driving distance to familiarize yourself with new sounds and sights.

If you'd like to learn more about what you'll find near Occidental El Embajor, click here.

Contact Info

Location: 65 Avenida Sarasola, downtown Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic, Dominican Republic

Website: http://www.occidentalhotels.com/hotels/ElEmbajador.asp


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