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.

Visitors hoping to stay active will have a blast at Occidental El Embajor, as they'll encounter a wide array of outdoor activities. Once you've tired yourself out in the sultry Caribbean sun, take a load off at their on-site spa.

Situated in downtown Santo Domingo, near the center of Santo Domingo, Occidental El Embajor offers a warm welcome to guests who are interested in basing their vacation in this neighborhood.


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.

Occidental El Embajor is a rather large location containing 278 rooms. A long list of options and ample space to roam make this super-sized property a hit with visitors who crave constant entertainment. In terms of quality, we've rated this resort a three and a half star rating.

A partial list of the guest room amenities awaiting visitors at Occidental El Embajor include:

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

If there is an amenity that is particularly important to you, contact the front desk to verify availability.

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.

Considering on-site entertainment is a guest favorite, the casino at Occidental El Embajor is a winning attraction to many.

Also available at the resort:

  • Highspeed Internet

It's suggested that you call the front desk if you don't want any surprises upon arrival. To learn more info about the types of activities that Occidental El Embajor offers, click here.


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-site dining options, those hoping for further culinary diversity might also want to consider some of the other nearby restaurants. Those staying at Occidental El Embajor will encounter a limited but good selection of restaurants beyond the property. It's a good idea to learn about the nearby restaurants, despite the fact that Occidental El Embajor offers some some tasty choices of its own. Click here for a more detailed discussion about food in this area.

Guest Services

Guest services at this property, including the one listed below, can help you keep your itinerary effortless.

  • Maid Service

There's also a few business amenities, helping to keep the visit productive, and especially for those attending mainly on business matters.

  • Overhead Projector
  • Audio Visual Equipment


You will notice lots of attractions situated near Occidental El Embajor. Some nearby places of interest are Modern Art Museum and Cinemateca. If you plan to catch a few rays, like many travelers who are eager to enjoy the Dominican Republic's sunshine, you've no doubt made time for a few peaceful hours at the beach. Montesinos Beach, one of the nearest, is among the nearest beaches to the resort.

One of the closest areas of interest to the resort is Santo Domingo. If you find yourself with spare time, have a little side trip to a neighboring town to check out just what else the Dominican Republic has to offer.

For our in-depth discussion on what's near Occidental El Embajor, click here.

Contact Info

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

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


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