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Hotel Discovery
Ranked #65 of 79 Hotels in Santo Domingo
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 5 nights, for a great price it had included free Wifi, free parking and was in the colonial zone, wifi didn't work so well most of the time it wasn't available and they close the parking after 12:00am so you have to leave your car outside the hotel if you get back to late. Rooms are small, tv was terrible, the swimming pool is small, air conditioner won't freeze you but it was ok, nothing fancy about the beds but I could sleep well, and they always had hot water. Like most hotels in the area there was always taxi available at front of the hotel.
If you are looking to save some money in a hotel and only need some place to sleep and have a bath and not looking for something fancy and lot of extras this place is a good option for you.

Stayed: April 2017, travelled solo
Thank Luis V
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

its easy to get there with parking afordable price and great service with a pool and internet the rooms are cleaned everyday the crew are very friendly. there is taxi service right in the front door and a few restuarant and cafeteria near and one restuarant open 24 hours al year long.

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  • Stayed: May 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

If you want to go to Santo Domingo and explore the Colonial Zone I must say this hotel is great for your stay.
The hotel is located on the outskirts of the Colonial Zone. Most of the attractions are on the far side from the hotel but the hotel is in fact, located in a decent area because there is a bank on the left side, right after exiting the hotel so, you can get your hands on pesos. It is also right across the street from the Independance Park. There is a street across from the park named "El Conde" which is great for roaming the Colonial Zone. Various restaurants and gift shops are on that street and there is also a supermarket. Grand's restaurant, which is the first restaurant on that street has my best interest because of their great service and fresh magnificent orange juice.
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After reaching the end of "El Conde" you will find yourself in another area of the Colonial Zone with more attractions and from there on you can explore the rest of the zone and their various attractions. There are a number of tour guides at the beginning and at the end of "El Conde" so if you are interested you can always find them.
The hotel service is great. There is a watercooler so you don't always need to buy bottled water. There is a small pool on the roof, the hotel has an elevator and also WIFI, which performs on a scale of 3/5. The receptionist does not speak fluent English but communication goes well because they understand clearly. The hotel does not have a restaurant nor a nearby swimable beach. If you are looking for a restaurant you'll need to go to "El Conde" the street across the road or on the left after exiting the hotel, there you can find a fast food restaurant. There are a number of taxis outside the hotel so you'll be alright.
All in all this hotel is great if you want to explore the Colonial Zone because it is accessible to many attractions and restaurants, it is also tourist friendly and cozy.

- Y. van Putten

Stayed: November 2016, travelled on business
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

the employers are and give you a good service the parking is small and also the pool. in some rooms the wifi is not avalable the signal is too low. the room service is very good and the hotel has taxi available all the time the independence park is acroos the street is very relaxing.

  • Stayed: March 2016, travelled with family
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Rooms are clean and the service is ok. Have hot water and cable television. Air conditioning too. The price was really good. Next time I will go there again. All doors have a keyguard and the reception is 24 hours open.

Stayed: July 2016, travelled as a couple
Thank Manuel D
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Additional Information about Hotel Discovery

Address: Calle Arzobispo Nouel 402 | Frente al Parque Independencia, Santo Domingo 10210, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Santo Domingo Province > Santo Domingo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #65 of 79 Hotels in Santo Domingo
Price Range: $47 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Discovery 3*
Number of rooms: 42
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Discovery offers great hospitality, excellent service, pleasant, friendly and romantic spirit. With all the comforts, our rooms are equipped with high comfort, the best prices and offer a great hospitality in a family atmosphere. ... more   less 

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