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Melbourne, Australia
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165 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2012

I stayed here for two nights in December as part of a business trip. The hotel is quite nice and provides most modern amenities. Things which let the hotel down were: 1. Price, this place is reasonably expensive for a basic room. 2. Found the concierge to be pretty pushy when it came to trying to get information. We wanted... More 

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Thomassimonnet, General Manager at Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Hostal Nicolas de Ovando. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. I will take into consideration your comments about the room facilities, concierge service and noise; please note that your feedback is... More 

Waldorf, MD
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54 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2012

My wife and I spent two nights at this lovely hotel in the heart of the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo in November 2012. The grounds were beautiful, the staff very helpful and the room was very nice. This was our second time going to the DR on vacation. The first time we just saw the Punta Cana area. This... More 

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Thomassimonnet, General Manager at Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Hostal Nicolas de Ovando. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our... More 

Santiago de los Caballeros, Santiago, Dominican Republic
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18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2012

if ur looking for polution,bad internet and bad phone lines in all rooms ,plus expensive this is ur place to go,it use to be grate hotel i have been ther 3 times and now is horrible and expensive for what they give ,theres a boat a cruiser there, that is always there and the polution is horrible,plus the rooms are... More 

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Thomassimonnet, General Manager at Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I appreciate the time you’re taking on comment about you’re stay at the Hostal Nicolas de Ovando. We will consider you’re comments on your experience with the room, smell and internet. I assure you that we will take the necessary measures in order to better serve the situation with the cruise and avoid such bad moment. I hope... More 

Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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107 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2012

The unimposing doorway leads to a surprising interior. The foyer backs onto an open cloistered courtyard, with bar and pool. Interesting views over the harbour area, and a good pool. The rooms are an inspiration, beautifully renovated, and each distinct. I especially liked the bathroom, opening back to the bedroom. All this finished off by a four poster bed! Well... More 

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Thomassimonnet, General Manager at Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Hostal Nicolas de Ovando. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our... More 

Rockville, Maryland
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51 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2012

Th hotel itself is nicely done, and the decor is nice. I actually checked out of another hotel which was on the Malecon, but that I found needed a serious facelift, to come to the Hostal Nicolas de Ovando. I was pleasantly surprised by the hotel's tasteful touches, but within 2 hours of checking-in, I was regretting. Whatever I ordered,... More 

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Thomassimonnet, General Manager at Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I appreciate the time you’re taking on comment about you’re stay at the Hostal Nicolas de Ovando. We will consider you’re comments with the service. I assure you that we will take the necessary measures in order to better serve, and avoid such confusion. I hope to welcome you back to our hotel, and take this opportunity to... More 

Santa Fe, NM
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16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2012

I have stayed here on 7 business trips over the past several years. It is a lovely hotel in a former colonial building. It is close to restaurant but I often eat off the bar menu which has nice salads. The breakfast is wonderful but never changes so it gets boring after staying there more that two weeks. The pool... More 

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Thomassimonnet, General Manager at Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando, responded to this review

We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Hostal Nicolas de Ovando. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank... More 

New York City, New York
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29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2012

Stayed at this hotel for a wedding. Its located in a nice area of the zona colonial. I found the room to be nice enough. The pool area was a good oasis from the hot city. I thought the service was good. My only real disappointment was that for breakfast the only option was the buffet and it was absurdly... More 

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Thomassimonnet, General Manager at Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando, responded to this review

We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Hostal Nicolas de Ovando. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank... More 

Washington, DC
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34 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2012

I stayed twice at this hotel for 2 and 1 nights respectively on business. I think it's probably better suited for vacationers who end up passing time in Sto Domingo, as the hotel is lovely, but not especially suited to the business traveler. The hotel itself is beautiful, with lovely patios and pools. The two rooms were slightly different- in... More 

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Thomassimonnet, General Manager at Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando, responded to this review

We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Hostal Nicolas de Ovando. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. I... More 

Knoxville, TN
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79 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2012 via mobile

Quiet, clean, comfortable rooms. The wifi connection was problematic but sometimes worked. The staff was very helpful and pleasant. There were not many other guests this time of year, making for a very peaceful refuge between meetings. The hotel is much larger than it first appears, with multiple levels and hidden courtyards. I missed visiting their cigar bar, though, my... More 

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Thomassimonnet, General Manager at Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando, responded to this review

We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Hostal Nicolas de Ovando. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • 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
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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 10130, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Santo Domingo Province > Santo Domingo > Zona Colonial
Price Range: $201 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando 5*
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
#3 Spa Hotel in Santo Domingo
#7 Luxury Hotel in Santo Domingo
#8 Family Hotel in Santo Domingo
#9 Business Hotel in Santo Domingo
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“Away from the pool, all rooms are spacious and very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles grbr07, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Quite happy with my room, the quiet air conditioning worked well. 😎Ask the staff for help and they will do whatever they can! Pleasant!”
 of 5 bubbles Toniasol, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try the omlette at breakfast ... skilled cuisine”
 of 5 bubbles wynt2016, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The colonial rooms they charge extra for are not worth it and are half the size of a standard room”
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“Third Floor Suites have best views.”
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