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

Zona Colonial is a good option for those wishing to visit Ruinas Del Hospital San Nicolás De Bari, because travelers to this region of the Dominican Republic will be pleased to have easy site access during their visit. If you'd like to stay somewhere close to Ruinas Del Hospital San Nicolás De Bari, you'll find a moderate variety of lodgings to choose from nearby.

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

Vivacious vacationers might additionally be charmed by the region because of the possibility of open-air activities. Historic site visitors with a keen interest in golf will surely enjoy heading over to nearby Isabel Villas Golf. Lazy hours can also be planned at Montesinos Beach, the most close-by beach. While the options above may be the most convenient to access, you will still find at least a few other similar outdoor possibilities. Guests will discover additional indoor attractions in the vicinity. Not far away are another pair of attractions--Palacio Consistorial and Museo De Las Casas Reales.


Operating Hours

The daily schedule for this historical site is not readily available, meaning your group's best chance at success is calling ahead to ensure the attraction is going to be open for business when you and your party intend to make an appearance.


Show up at this institution ready to hand over the price of admission, which your party can nail down by calling ahead.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (809) 541-5652

Location: Calle Hostos, Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic


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