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Room type

Superior Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Room (Club Embajador )

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Luxury Room (Royal Club)

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Get an overview of this hotelCosmopolitan 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 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

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

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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. 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, and childcare/babysitting services are available for a fee. Self-parking is free, and laundry facilities are provided.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Casino 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 14 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Sauna 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 278 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Year Built 1956 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Snack bar/deli  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony 
  • Climate control 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Video-game console 

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 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible parking 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is 1 PM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

You need to know

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.

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.

Awards & Affiliations

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