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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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...

Boston, United States
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Greeted by the bellman with small hot towel and refreshment. The bellman was excellent. Front desk agent was good at check in but unpleasant at checkout. The hotel is in a clean , safe environment and close to many good restaurants and museums at walking distance. Food in the hotel is a little too high especially the mini bar. Only...

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

Dear Alberleon K, Thank you for choosing Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando for your stay in the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo. We are glad you took the time to write your comment regarding your experience with us and we can assure you that your observations will be well taken into account, since we are currently improving all standards according to...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I have stayed in Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando (Colonial district, Santo Domingo) for 8 nights on business. It is located in a quiet, but safe region of the city. The hotel staff (some of whom speak English) have been both extremely helpful & most caring and kind. I could not have asked for a better Dominican welcome. My requirements were...

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

Dear Wyn T, Thank you for choosing Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando for your stay in the Colonial district of Santo Domingo. There are hardly any words to express how much we appreciate your very kind comment on your memorable experience with us… We are especially glad that at the end you say to forget the international hotel chains and support...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is a very nice hotel located in the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo. Within walking distance to a lot of restaurants, shops, and attractions. Staff was very nice. Here are a few of the good, the bad, and the ugly: ~ Found it odd that the room did not have a clock, iron, or ice bucket. ~ I found...

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

Dear HunteRuby, Thank you for choosing Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando for your stay in the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo. We appreciate you took the time to write your comment on your experience with us and we are very glad to read that you were happy with your stay and will use our hotel again! Be reassured that next time...

Queens, New York
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Nice hotel in a very old school area zona Colonial is a beautiful place and the people here are super nice and their services is great. The food and drinks are great at night is very romantic great place to go as a couple for a weekend getaways. Their is a lot to do around there like shopping, drinking, night...

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

Dear Jeka0323, Thank you for choosing Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando for your romantic weekend getaway… can`t think of a better place to go in Santo Domingo! We appreciate your nice words on the beauty of the place, the nice staff, great service, food and drinks at atmosphere at night, plus the wonderful colonial zone where the hotel is located offering...

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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
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • 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: $189 - $258 (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”
 of 5 bubbles HunteRuby, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Third Floor Suites have best views.”
 of 5 bubbles DimitriV472, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
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