Ruinas Del Hospital San Nicolás De Bari

Built in 1503, these ruins once made up what was the New World's first hospital. Fully operation until its demise, the hospital survived for 408 years when a hurricane damaged in 1911 beyond repair.


The hospital ruins are renovated, making it possible for tourist to explore all around this medical landmark in the New World. This popular attraction is a great way to see some ruins without exploring the more rural areas of the island.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Ruinas Del Hospital San Nicolás De Bari may choose to book their trip in Zona Colonial, since visitors to this area of the Dominican Republic will be excited to have convenient access to the historical site during their visit. There are a notable collection of lodgings in the locale around this landmark.

Hotels near Ruinas Del Hospital San Nicolás De Bari
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Sofitel Frances Santo Domingo Hotel 0.0 mi. (0.2 km) NE
Hostal Nomandas Hostel 0.1 mi. (0.3 km) NW
Hotel Conde De Penalba Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.1 km) SE
Tierra Plana Hostel 0.1 mi. (0.0 km) S
Bettye's Galleria Guesthouse Guest house 0.1 mi. (0.2 km) ESE
Hotel Palacio Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.1 km) SW
Antiguo Hotel Europa Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.4 km) N

Location and What's Nearby

If you work up an appetite viewing this historic site, you're in luck, since you will find a great concentration of dining possibilities in this general area. The most convenient restaurant is Meson De Bari, which serves Creole meals. Meson De Bari is a small ways away, but far enough that you may want to make arrangements for employing a type of transport to get there. Conde De Penalba Restaurant and Pasatiempo Ristorante are additional food and drink options near Ruinas Del Hospital San Nicolás De Bari where you will be able to try a new dish and experience the Dominican Republic culture.


Operating Hours

You should call the landmark ahead to determine their hours of operation.


Arrive at this attraction ready to give over the total cost of admission, which your group can figure out by phoning before you leave.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (809) 541-5652

Location: Calle Hostos, Zona Colonial, the Dominican Republic


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