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Rooms renovated in September 2013

Cosmopolitan hotel in residential Santo Domingo area

New World discovery

Located in a residential neighborhood, this Santo Domingo hotel is less than 3 miles from the shopping on El Conde and 3 miles from where Columbus's expeditions established the New World's first city.

Casino on site

Dining at Occidental El Embajador's restaruant is elegant, with open-air seating in a courtyard shaded by a banyan tree. An on-site casino includes 30 slot machines and 8 gaming tables.

WiFi

Occidental El Embajador has modern air-conditioned guestrooms featuring large balconies with garden views, free WiFi, satellite TV, bathtub/shower combinations, and hair dryers.


General

A large, elegant, rosy lobby featuring glass chandeliers, marble accents, and warm woods greets guests at the 278-room Occidental El Embajador. Facilities include a small casino offering 30 slot machines, five roulette wheels, eight gaming tables, and live music. A small fitness center near the pool includes a sauna, steam room, and four-person spa, with massage available for a fee. The on-site bakery offers breads and pastries.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Total number of rooms - 278
  • Number of floors - 8
  • Audiovisual equipment
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Banquet facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Business center
  • Casino
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Concierge services
  • Multiple large conference rooms
  • Currency exchange
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Express check-out
  • Fitness facilities
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Medical assistance available
  • Multilingual staff
  • Valet parking
  • Pool table
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Security guard
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Spa services on site
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking (surcharge)
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi


Parking

Parking (surcharge), Valet parking


Room Amenities
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Satellite TV service
  • Climate control
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Desk
  • Hair dryer
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Minibar
  • Pay movies
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Phone
  • Video-game console
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Dining

El Jardín del Embajador - Offering both elegant and intimate inside seating in a small air-conditioned room and open-air seating in a courtyard shaded by a giant banyan tree, this fine-dining restaurant serves à la carte menus for lunch and dinner featuring choices such as lamb, sea bass, and shrimp.

Los Porches - This poolside spot serves buffet breakfasts and lunches along with à la carte selections and à la carte dinners in an air-conditioned room featuring a beamed ceiling and brick accents.

Las Cotorras - The pool bar features tropical drinks.

Colonial Bar - The lobby bar offers coffee drinks as well as cocktails.

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Recreation

A fitness facility and outdoor pool provide recreation.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Boating nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Tennis nearby
  • Horse riding/rental nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Swimming on site
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Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Travel change options for Occidental Hotel and Resort guests with reservations to destinations under a hurricane watch or warning:

Canceling reservation within 48 hours of departure: Guests can cancel without penalty and rebook a reservation if the airport is closed or flights are cancelled within 48 hours of travel. Reservations must be rebooked within 14 days of the original travel dates. Specific travel dates apply.

Guest departing early: Guests who choose to depart early will be credited for the unused nights, which may be applied towards a future stay at the same resort. Reservations for unused nights must be rebooked within 30 days after the storm. Specific travel dates and other restrictions apply.

Rebook the same hotel for a later date: The hotel will honor the original rate for guests who wish to postpone their vacation and travel at a later date. Reservations must be rebooked within 30 days after a storm. Specific travel dates and other restrictions apply.

Changing travel plans to the same brand at a different destination: Guests can choose a different destination that is not affected by the hurricane and transfer their reservation within the brand at the originally confirmed rate, subject to availability (except Grand Aruba). Other restrictions apply.

Guests must contact the hotel for specific booking and travel dates, using the information on the confirmation received after booking.


Check-out

Check-out time is 1 PM


Payment types

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Visa


General

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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