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Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Brasilia, DF
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando was a beautiful hotel in Zona Colonial. The hotel room was beautiful and the bed was super comfortable. There was a great view from the room of the main street and a old colonial square across the way. We ate at the pool and bar during the day. Food and drinks are more expensive then in...

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hoteleshodelpa, Hodelpa Management at Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando, responded to this review

Dear Diane G, Thank you for choosing Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando for your stay in the Zona Colonial. We appreciate your kind words on your experience with us and we are happy you had such a good time... We are very proud of this beautiful hotel that stands out among others in the historic district of Santo Domingo. Looking forward...

Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The Nicolas de Ovando is one of the best hotels I have ever stayed. The 1502 building makes it one of the oldest historical buildings of Santo Domingo. Rooms and other common areas preserve the beauty of the location. Great service, wonderful breakfast, spacious rooms, magical atmosphere.

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Denver
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The hotel is situated on the first paved street in the new world; it is a short, one block from the main plaza, which is the place to go at night. We have only stayed at the hotel once, but for two weeks, and would go back. We enjoyed the breakfast buffet each morning, fresh pineapple juice, yum! We took...

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hoteleshodelpa, Hodelpa Management at Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando, responded to this review

Dear tonytuna, Thank you for choosing Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando for your long stay in Santo Domingo. It is easy to feel you have been transported back to the past, at the times of the discovery of the New World, since this palace was the residence of the first Governor of the island! We look forward to welcoming again. Warm...

Bethesda, MD
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Great location in the colonial district. You can walk to museums and cafes easily. Room was well appointed and we had a view of the river. Except for the one night where there was a loud party in the courtyard until midnight, the room was surprisingly quiet. Oddly though, the smoke detector is located on the ceiling over the bed...

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hoteleshodelpa, Hodelpa Management at Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando, responded to this review

Dear bethanybeach6, Thank you for choosing Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando for your stay in the colonial district of Santo Domingo. We are very glad to read your nice words on your experience with us and we thank you for your remark on the smoke detector, we informed maintenance to have it checked! Looking forward to welcoming again... Best wishes. Hodelpa...

Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Stayed for a night. Had a room facing the dock where the boat to Puerto Rico is stationed. Room was big, spacious with all amenities expected from a 5 star hotel. Bed very comfortable, bathroom spacious and nespesso on offer in the room. Breakfast was good, with a large variety on offer. Was a Sunday and is open for non...

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hoteleshodelpa, Hodelpa Mangement at Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando, responded to this review

Dear grbr07, Thank you for choosing Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando for your stay in the colonial zone of Santo Domingo. We are happy you liked your room with its amenities like the nespresso, the variety of the breakfast, the location close to the bar and restaurant of the old town. We appreciate your feedback on the service at the bar,...

Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This review is based upon the management, not the employees. This will be the fifth time I have stayed here the previous four times it was under the ownership of "M Galleries". The previous times were great, they took care of the details which is what makes the difference. I would not recommend staying here currently for what you are...

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hoteleshodelpa, Hodelpa Management at Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando, responded to this review

Dear Eric G, We would like to thank you for your feedback on your stay at the Nicolas de Ovando. We can assure you that we take very seriously your comments and we sincerely apologize for the inconveniences. Since last September we have been working tirelessly on improving all services and facilities in order to reach the Hodelpa standards that...

Cuba
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I can't say I am impressed ,though the hotel has great potential. If you see the price and the location you can assume that it is one of the best hotels in town. Having said this I have to state that time and time again I am surprised by Carribean standards. It may be the best hotel in town but...

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hoteleshodelpa, Hodelpa Management at Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando, responded to this review

Dear miamaid, Thank you for choosing Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando for your stay in Santo Domingo. We are sincerely sorry for the inconveniences you encountered since we have been working hard on several aspects of the service and facilities. At Hodelpa, we are seriously committed in offering a high level of service to all our guests and for this reason...

Port Hueneme, California
Reviewed 15 November 2016

we arrived late at night and hadn't eaten so we went straight to the restaurant, the food was delicious, and the service great. when we got to our room we had trouble turning on the air conditioner, and called the concierge, within minutes there was someone at our room to help us with it. the room was very nice we...

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hoteleshodelpa, Hodelpa Management at Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando, responded to this review

Dear mfigkoz, Thank you for choosing Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando for your trip to the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo. We are happy you enjoyed so much the food at the La Residence restaurant, the service and the comfort of your Colonial room. The privileged location of the hotel is perfect to visit the historic district of the city, so...

France
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This place has seen shinnier days when it belonged to the Sofitel family. Unfortunately, it has lost all its former charm and allure today, although it remains located in a prime unbeatable location of Ciudad Colonial. Rooms are a bit tired, smell very strongly of damp and, what is unexcusable in a hotel of this category and price range: toilets...

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hoteleshodelpa, Hodelpa Management at Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando, responded to this review

Dear Lau74SXB, Thank you for your feedback on your stay at Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando. We are sorry for the inconvenience you experienced during your stay last October, please accept our sincere apologies. We checked with the hotel concierge and we undestand that there was a proper follow-up. We hope you will give us the chance to have you again...

Santa Barbara, CA.
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Late in the evening, on business trip, with paid reservation in hand, I arrived at my usual hotel only to find that it had been entirely closed for remodeling. No one told me! Booking agency goofed! What to do?! There was a contact person who offered me alternate lodging at a "Hostal". Oh, whatta wonderful surprise when I walked into...

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hoteleshodelpa, Hodelpa Management at Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando, responded to this review

Dear Toniasol, Thank you for taking the time to write your cute comment on how you arrived to the Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando! The idea of you thinking you were going to a "hostal" YMCA style was indeed quite funny....and we can only imagine your face when you saw this wonderful hotel! We are so glad it was a pleasant...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the heart of the colonial quarter of Santo Domingo, set among remarkable buildings, stands the Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando hotel, the former home of the Governor of the same name, a contemporary of Christopher Colombus. Built on the first paved street of the New World, where beautiful Spanish ladies strolled to display their rich costumes, the hotel's guests will enjoy an outstanding stay in a unique place where the stones, patios and fountains will take you back in time. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando

Address: Calle Las Damas, Santo Domingo 10100, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Santo Domingo Province > Santo Domingo > Zona Colonial
Price Range: $201 - $314 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando 4*
Number of rooms: 104
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Also Known As:
Hostal Nicolas De Ovando-Mgallery Hotel Santo Domingo
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Santo Domingo
#6 Spa Hotel in Santo Domingo
#8 Family Hotel in Santo Domingo
#9 Business Hotel in Santo Domingo
#9 Luxury Hotel in Santo Domingo
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“Ask for an UPSTAIRS room either near pool, or near restaurant, based on preference.”
sarahhL288YY, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I liked the second floor river-view, but it is possible the courtyard rooms are quiter at night.”
, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the river.”
PaulineB271, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Old Santo Domingo Hotel”
343alejandroh, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Likely any room will do.”
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