HODELPA Nicolas de Ovando ~ Santo Domingo

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Special Discounted Rates


The place to start in Colonial City

VERY Special Rates for Industry Staff

Read and learn about HODELPA Nicolas De Ovando and then sample first hand at special industry employee rates. You can then help the hotel and promote and spread the word when you return home.


Located in the very center of Colonial Santo Domingo, surrounded by cafes, bars and well known restaurants.
On the famous street “Las Damas”, the first paved road of the New World, the Hostal has been turned into a 5-star hotel with swimming pool, restaurant, bar, gym center, complimentary WIFI and parking.

Don't take our word for it! See International Flight Attendant Paul Hudspith's views about this hotel on this short video!

The hotel

The Hostal Nicolas de Ovando, member of Hodelpa Hotels Santo Domingo dating from 1502. Located in the heart of the remarkable colonial quarter and listed as a World Heritage Site by Unesco, the 3 houses and their gorgeous patios include the original home of the town’s founder, Governor Nicolás de Ovando. 

This historic building, which is also listed, comprises three stone houses built in 1502, the very first to be built on this colonial land. This prestigious hotel bears the name of the first Spanish governor of the Americas and companion of Christopher Columbus, who resided here.



All 104 rooms boast modern conveniences such as air conditioning, direct-dial phone, Internet, satellite TV, safe and minibar.
Contemporary Room with two single beds
Contemporary double room, queen-size bed, separate bathtub and shower, Wi-Fi, view of the Don Diego and San Souci harbors.
Contemporary room with double bed
Separate bathtub and shower, Wi-Fi, view of the Don Diego and San Souci harbors and historic, Las Damas, paved street.
Colonial room with double bed
Colonial-style double room, one queen-size bed, shower, 3rd and 4th floor, Wi-Fi, view of the historical “Calle Las Damas” street.
Deluxe Room with 1 double bed
Deluxe double room (only 9 in the hotel) in colonial style (more spacious than Colonial Rooms). Queen size bed and shower. Fourth floor.
Junior Suite with 1 Double Bed
Junior suite (only 3 in the hotel). Mix of contemporary and colonial style. Large bedroom with 1 queen size bed. 1 room only. Separate bathtub and shower.
Deluxe Suite with 1 Double Bed
Deluxe Suite (only 4 in the hotel). Mix of contemporary and colonial style. Large bedroom with 1 queen size bed and living room. Separate bathtub and shower.

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Extra Staff Bonuses!

Space Available Late Check Outs

"Space Available" Room Upgrades and Late Check-out, if granted will be at the time of check-in/check-out and at the sole discretion of the hotel.


Restaurants and bars

La Residence restaurant offers international specialties with a French twist. Try our exquisite cuisine in the comfort and elegance of our air-conditioned dining room or outside in our Spanish style courtyard. The Lobby Bar offers light meals and a large selection of cocktails made with fresh tropical fruits for you to enjoy by the pool or while relaxing in our library or over a game of pool

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“Comfort a la Carte” ~ Coming soon

At The Hodelpa Hotels we are taking comfort to a higher level. "Comfort a la Carte" has been especially designed for you, our guest, in mind. We pledge to help our guests achieve the perfect balance of rest and relaxation. We have blended essential elements so that our rooms, amenities and special services, harmonize in a unique atmosphere of comfort and leisure. The sounds of nature and its elements... localized massages... our exclusive Royal Butterfly mattresses and the most exquisite linens guarantee a perfect night’s sleep.

Meeting rooms

Fully equipped to meet all your IT and audio-visual needs, the intimate board room and conference facility offers an extra special venue for holding undisturbed seminars, important summits or powerful presentations. The polished, multilingual staff.is ready and willing to help make sure you meet with success. Secretarial assistance, simultaneous interpreting, translating and other essential services are available. Cocktail receptions and banquets can also be arranged for entertaining VIPs.

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