Interested to spend your time in Santos Domingo then why not choose the historic hotels for your short stay. Opt for the historic hotels that will be under your budget, with all the amenities you need, and will take you closer to the past.
Santo Domingo, the capital of Dominican Republic, has many buildings that date back to 15th century. This city is considered to be the oldest city in the modern world. There are few buildings that can be connected to Christopher Columbus and his crew members. Moreover there are hotels that were resided by governors, presidents, and nuns. You can get a chance to spend time in an atmosphere that is reminiscence of the past in these historic hotels. The most famous among the historic hotels include Boutique Hotel Palacio, Casas del XVI, El Beaterio, and Hostal Nicolas de Ovando.
Boutique Hotel Palacio
Boutique Hotel Palacio was the home of the former president of the Dominican Republic, Ramon Baez. This mansion was built in the 19th century and has four stories. The ambience of this hotel will provide you with a mix of both mystery and history. In this building you will find a lobby bar, rooftop pool, and an inner courtyard. This hotel is a good choice for those of you who are fond of history, detective movies, and are budget minded.
Casas del XVI
Casas del XVI was the resident of Alonso Perez Roldan, one of the ship pilots of Christopher Columbus. The mansion is now turned into a hotel for travelers to enjoy the yesteryear’s atmosphere. This mansion was built in the 16th century that consists of three houses: Casa del Arbol, Casa de los Barcos, and Casa de Mapas. You will receive exclusive service from butler who remains unobtrusive and provides you the service as and when needed. There are options for you to choose your breakfast and Dominican style is one of the best. In this hotel you will receive service par excellence.
El Beaterio was a former convent. This has now become a hotel consisting of 11 rooms. In these rooms you will find floors that are tiled, walls that are made up of stones, and musical instruments that are very old and are decorated on the walls. You can have a great view of outside from the rooftop terrace. El Beaterio is for those who need homely environment at budget price.
Hostal Nicolas de Ovando
Hostal Nicolas de Ovando was once the residence of the first governor of America, Nicolas de Ovando. This residence is now a hotel that consists of 104 rooms. This mansion is around 500 years old and will give you a feel of aristocratic environment. The hotel also has Cibo Bar where you can drink old rum and Dominican cigar. This hotel is for those of you who need complete service.
These four historic hotels are in Santo Domingo’s colonial area. Guests staying in any of these hotels will find lots of surprises including various resorted buildings with details of its making, parks, fresco painted restaurant, and lots of shops.