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Hotel Dona Elvira

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice location, well kept RD history thru this place ..We got a small cute, cozy room, it's perfect for one night, just needed to fix AC..we like it, also perfect to walk to many restaurants and had the opportunity to see RD traditions and culture walking to their streets..

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Paramaribo, Suriname
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This hotel is a treasure in the colonial zone of the city. A former colonial building with a nice yard and pol. I arrived after many delays and was welcomed by the nice receptionist and was bale to go directly to my room. The breakfast was a good surprise. A plate full of fresh fruit and then you can order...

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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

It is not the worst hotel in the world, but certainly not the best. The rooms are nice, but the hotel itself is not very good. I stayed there and had to eat in another hotel (literally across the street) because the hotel restaurant only operates certain hours. I really like the rooms, the appear historic, very different, but the...

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Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

This hotel is in a rebuilt colonial mansion. The lobby and bar are about all that remain of the original, who the some interesting artifacts on display. The front desk personnel were very prompt and helpful. My problem was the rooms. Our group of four was in two rooms. My husband and I shared a room at the top of...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We (family with two children + granddad) arrived late evening after a terrible flight only to discover that the hotel had not taken note of our reservation, which we made through expedia.com. We also had email contact with the manager two days before, asking about the rooms. So there we were in the middle of the night with no room...

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Reviewed 14 May 2016

Although the educated staff were not around much it didn't matter. Their janitor was an absolute angel and the kitchen / cleaning staff were so sweet too. Great location near the colonial monuments and wonderful restaurants within walking distance. Was in love with the massive mango tree in the central patio beside the pool. It would drop loads of mangos...

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Marietta, Georgia
Reviewed 28 April 2016

This hotel is located in the heart of the colonial zone in a renovated structure that was built in the 1500s I believe. There are some interesting artifacts in the lobby that were found during the renovation as well as some items from other parts of the island. We had a group of 13 people who stayed here. The manager...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Spent 2 nights here in January, I was very satisfied with this hotel. Located in Zona Colonial this is good base for exploring and walking there. Both the area and hotel felt safe. Hotel itself is quite small and located in old building, which gave it nice and cozy feeling. Room was big enough and clean. I really liked the...

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donael, Owner at Hotel Dona Elvira, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, which helps us to continue to improve our service quality, water pressure and breakfast diversity. Marc Bautil

Iowa
Reviewed 11 October 2015

It's always a pleasure for me to visit new places, meet new people. I wanted to stay at Zona Colonial and unexpectedly I found out about this hotel, the perfect location for me. It's quiet, nice room with the colonial essence. When arrived there I was so tired but the staff's welcome cheered me up. They were very helpful, helped...

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donael, Owner at Hotel Dona Elvira, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments, guests like you is what makes this business so pleasant, we thrive to make your stay in zona colonial the most enjoyable possible! Marc Bautil

Bronx, New York
Reviewed 11 October 2015

lthis is my seond stay here , the thing is love about this hotel is its charm and peacefulness , the location is just minutes from all the activites you need , iam especially fond of all the staff here , the conde district is 5 minutes walking distance , the hotel is small with a true historical feel ,...

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donael, Owner at Hotel Dona Elvira, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments, guests like you is what makes this business so pleasant, we thrive to make your stay in zona colonial the most enjoyable possible! Marc Bautil

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A large lobby and spacious dining rooms await visitors, crowned by 20 feet high ceilings featuring original mahogany beans encased in massive colonial walls. Cool off from shopping and musueum jaunts with a relaxing dip in the pool and jacuzzi. Drink a cocktail in the private garden patio under a century old mango tree. Fifteen rooms and suites equipped with the latest amenities welcome the modern traveler, on business or leisure. Walking distance around Hotel Dona Elvira, discover the delightful historical ambiance and stately beauty of the Zona Colonial of Santo Domingo with its landmarks, sidewalk cafes, elegant restaurants, night clubs and cultural events. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Dona Elvira

Address: 207 Padre Billini | Zona Colonial, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Santo Domingo Province > Santo Domingo > Zona Colonial
Price Range: $90 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Dona Elvira 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“3rd floor room was noisy due to outdoor bar at the hotel across the street (it was a weekend night). Glad we brought ear plugs.”
 of 5 bubbles Loftinspace, 28 Apr 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles johnq620, 11 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Me quede en la habitación 7 pero por lo que alcance a ver todas estaban súper lindas y limpias”
 of 5 bubbles soniafortune, 15 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Don't stay in any room. I got their "best and largest two rooms" it was the worst expetience I have ever had in all my years of travel. The place was so filthy!”
 of 5 bubbles Cincoflynn, 4 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Choose one at another hotel!!!”
 of 5 bubbles chuckw463, 13 Oct 2014 | Read review
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