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Santo Domingo hotels and places to stay

Sheraton Santo Domingo Hotel
4 out of 5
365 George Washington Avenue, Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional
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The price is $93 per night
1.06 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (891 reviews)

"Everything was perfect. I enjoyed my stay. I didnt want to leave. Food is expensive though."…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

Sheraton Santo Domingo Hotel
Embassy Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo
4 out of 5
Ave. Tiradentes #32, Corner of Gustavo Mejia, Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional
The price is $109 per night
1.94 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (644 reviews)

"Great location in a really nice part of town. Lots of restaurants nearby."…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Embassy Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo
Hotel Santander SD
2.5 out of 5
Avenida Independencia No. 1107, Esquina Alma Mater, Santo Domingo
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The price is $17 per night
1.93 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (117 reviews)
Great Hotel and Staff

"It was an amazing hotel stay with hotel staff that was very helpful and kind. It was clean, comfortable and safe place to stay. I give this hotel my highest rating!"…"

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

Hotel Santander SD

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Dominican Fiesta Hotel & Casino
4 out of 5
Av Anacaona 101, Esquina Cibao Oeste, Sector los Cacicazgos, Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional
The price is $73 per night
5.45 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (999 reviews)

"Very good hotel and the people very nice thank you"…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

Dominican Fiesta Hotel & Casino
Holiday Inn Santo Domingo
3.5 out of 5
Avenida Abraham Lincoln 856, Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional
Free Cancellation
The price is $86 per night
2.57 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (436 reviews)

"Great location , great staff and very nice rooms . Breakfast is ok , they have amazing variety , service is the best fruits are great to, but pancakes , mangu and some of the hot items are so so. Overall is good if you are not too picky"…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

Holiday Inn Santo Domingo
RIG Puerto Malecon
3 out of 5
Calle Pina, No. 56, Ciudad Nueva Zona Colonial, Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional
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The price is $50 per night
0.83 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (195 reviews)

"I liked the freindly staff and the service overall. I didnt like the size of the room,rather small."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

RIG Puerto Malecon
W&P Santo Domingo
3 out of 5
Av Sarasota #53, Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional
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The price is $66 per night
3.33 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (996 reviews)

"Always the best choice to stay"…"

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

W&P Santo Domingo
Intercontinental Real Santo Domingo
5 out of 5
Avenida Winston Churchill, Esq. Porfirio Herrera, Ens.Piantini, Santo Domingo, DO
Free Cancellation
The price is $170 per night
2.82 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (284 reviews)

"Nothing. Every thing was perfect in the hotel and vicinity."…"

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

Intercontinental Real Santo Domingo
Billini Hotel, Historic Luxury
4.5 out of 5
Padre Billini #256 & 258, Colonial Zone, Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional
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The price is $138 per night
0.82 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (351 reviews)

"Our stay was amazing, everyone from the moment we stepped through the door was so accommodating and kind. I am thankful for the excellent service and attention to details. Check in process can take a few extra minutes then maybe expected, but they treat you to a delicious mojito to brighten your ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Billini Hotel, Historic Luxury
El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel
5 out of 5
Ave Sarasota 65, Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional
The price is $113 per night
2.85 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (998 reviews)

"Excellent location, service 1A+. Highly recommended!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel
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Visiting Santo Domingo

History buffs will enjoy exploring Santo Domingo, and visitors give high marks for the entertainment choices, beaches, and shopping. Tourists who journey to this relaxing city can discover its cafés, live music, and museums. Top sights in the city include National Palace, Parque Colon, and Cathedral of Santo Domingo.

  • There are 512 hotels and other accommodations in Santo Domingo
  • The closest major airport is in Santo Domingo (JBQ-La Isabela Intl.), 8.6 mi (13.9 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Santo Domingo (SDQ-Las Americas Intl.), 14.9 mi (23.9 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Santo Domingo

The city is well known for its live music and museums, and cultural venues include Colon Lighthouse and Museum, Museum of History and Geography, and Museum of the Dominican Man. Attractions like Agua Splash Caribe Aquatic Park, National Zoological Park (ZOODOM), and National Aquarium are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like National Palace, Cathedral of Santo Domingo, and Alcazar de Colon.

In Santo Domingo, there are 512 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have ample places to choose from for a perfect holiday retreat. These are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • JW Marriott Hotel Santo Domingo - This 5-star hotel in Downtown Santo Domingo features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and pool.
  • Intercontinental Real Santo Domingo - Our customers like the bar and pool at this hotel. Guests who stay at this 5-star hotel in Downtown Santo Domingo can enjoy access to a full-service spa and 3 restaurants, along with free WiFi.
  • Hotel Casa Hemingway - Guests who stay at this 4-star hotel in Villas Del Mar can enjoy access to 3 outdoor pools and 4 restaurants, along with an in-room kitchen. Expedia customers like its family-friendly amenities and dining options.

Other favorite sights in Santo Domingo include Parque Colon, Centro Olimpico, and Quisqueya Stadium.

Getting Around Santo Domingo

Take advantage of metro transit at Coronel Rafael Tomas Fernandez Station, Mauricio Baez Station, and Casandra Damiron Station. If you'd like to explore around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

Dressing for Santo Domingo

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 85°F and the nighttime average to be 66°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 87°F during the day and 68°F at night
  • July through September averages 88°F during the day and 72°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 87°F during the day and 67°F at night
  • About 55.83 inches of rain falls on Santo Domingo each year
  • Hottest months are usually August and July with an average temperature of 88°F, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 66°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Santo Domingo?
Hotel Casa Hemingway is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers 3 outdoor pools and 4 restaurants. Reviews from our site also recommend Intercontinental Real Santo Domingo and El Beaterio as top options for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Santo Domingo, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to review the best deals available in Santo Domingo.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Santo Domingo?
To access more information about updating your trip to Santo Domingo or cancelling it, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Santo Domingo?
Based on reviews, Plaza Real Resort is a popular 3-star aparthotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Boutique Hotel Palacio and Be Live Experience Hamaca Garden.
Where is the best place to stay in Colonial Zone?
With 104 hotels and other accommodations to choose from in this neighborhood, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for as you plan your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Casas del XVI is the highest ranked property in Colonial Zone. This 4.5-star resort offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It is located a short 11-minute walk from Cathedral of Santo Domingo. Other favorite options in the area include El Beaterio and Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando.
What's a favorite place to stay in Downtown Santo Domingo?
In this neighborhood, there are 113 places to stay, so you’re sure to find what you’re looking for. JW Marriott Hotel Santo Domingo is a favorite with our customers staying in Downtown Santo Domingo. This 5-star hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. It’s located steps from Blue Mall. Travelers also recommend Intercontinental Real Santo Domingo and Embassy Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo as top options in the area.
What's the best accommodation for families in Santo Domingo?
Boutique Hotel Palacio is a top 3.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Other choices for your kid-friendly vacation include Renaissance Santo Domingo Jaragua Hotel & Casino and Crowne Plaza Santo Domingo. Attractions like National Aquarium and Agua Splash Caribe Aquatic Park are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic vacation in Santo Domingo?
Embassy Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo is a favorite 4-star hotel for couples, and features in-room kitchenettes and a poolside bar. Another choice for your romantic getaway is Amazing Beach Front Apartment In Upscale Marbella Towers In Juan Dolio !.
What's the best accommodation for an all-inclusive stay in Santo Domingo?
BelleVue Dominican Bay - All Inclusive is a 3-star all-inclusive property featuring 3 restaurants and 2 outdoor pools, and a favorite with Expedia travelers. Hodelpa Garden Suites Golf & Convention Center is another good option for your vacation.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Santo Domingo?
Apartamentos Economicos is a top apartment for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and in-room kitchens for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet’s trip include Hostal Casa Osiris and Aparta Hotel Roma I.
Where is the best hotel to stay near Boca Chica?
Adjacent to Boca Chica, whala!boca chica - All inclusive is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers 3 restaurants and free breakfast. Other good options close by include BelleVue Dominican Bay - All Inclusive and Be Live Experience Hamaca Garden - All Inclusive.
What about the best place to stay near Assembly Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses?
One of the top choices for your stay is Aparthotel Familiar, located next to Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, and this 3-star apartment offers a water park and an outdoor pool. Golden House Hotel & Restaurant and Hotel Tropicana are other good choices nearby.

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