Get an overview of this hotelCosmopolitan hotel in residential Santo Domingo area

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Business center
Laundry facilities

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 El Embajador's restaurant 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.

Free WiFi

El Embajador has modern air-conditioned guestrooms featuring garden views, free WiFi, Premium TV channels, separate bathtub and showers, and hair dryers.

El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

A large, elegant, rosy lobby featuring glass chandeliers, marble accents, and warm woods greets guests at the 286-room El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel. Facilities include a small casino offering 30 slot machines, 5 roulette wheels, 8 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. This property features 14 meeting rooms. The on-site bakery offers breads and pastries. This property also features a snack bar/deli, and coffee is available in the lobby. Cribs and rollaway beds are free for guests to rent. Self-parking is free, and laundry facilities are provided.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 286 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Casino 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Express check-in 
  • Conference space 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Express check-out 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 14 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2444 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 1956 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 26308 
  • Sauna 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • MP3 docking station 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Video-game console 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • LED TV 
  • Pillow menu 

Where to Eat

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.

Nearby Things to Do

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 
  • Fitness classes on site 

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Sports massage 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Number of treatment rooms 1 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 12 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is 1 PM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.

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.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 40.00 per vehicle
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • El Embajador
  • Embajador
  • Occidental El Embajador
  • Occidental El Embajador Hotel
  • Occidental El Embajador Hotel Santo Domingo
  • Occidental El Embajador Santo Domingo
  • Occidental Embajador
  • El Embajador Royal Hideaway Hotel Santo Domingo
  • El Embajador Royal Hideaway Hotel
  • El Embajador Royal Hideaway Santo Domingo
  • El Embajador Royal Hideaway
  • El Embajador a Royal Hideaway Hotel

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

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