Hostal Nicolas de Ovando by Hodelpa ★★★★

Hostal Nicolás De Ovando

Hostal Nicolas de Ovando 4* - Colonial Hotel

The Hostal Nicolas De Ovando by Hodelpa is a colonial hotel boutique 4-stars located in the heart of Santo Domingo Colonial City, Dominican Republic with an easy access to all the first monuments in the Americas: the first cathedral, the first hospital, the first church, custom houses.  With a 16th century architecture and all the modern amenities in the rooms, Hostal Nicolas de Ovando features a restaurant with a terrace facing the patio and two bars with a swimming pool view in one side and the lobby lounge in the other side. Additionally, the hotel offers facilities for disabled persons and conference rooms.

The Hostal Nicolas de Ovando, member of the Hodelpa, is located in the colonial quarter of Santo Domingo dating from 1502. Listed as a World Heritage by Unesco, the 3 houses and their gorgeous patios include the original home of the town's founder, Governor Nicolas de Ovando. Located 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, free WIFI and parking.

Colonial City is the historic central neighborhood of Santo Domingo and the oldest permanent European settlement of the New World. It was established by Bartholomew Columbus on the East bank of the Ozama River, It has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is colloquially known as "Zona Colonial" (Colonial Zone). The Ciudad Colonial is located on the west bank of the Ozama River, which bisects the city. It covers less than 5 square kilometers.

After Christopher Columbus's arrival on the island in 1492, Santo Domingo became the site of the first cathedral, hospital, customs house and university in the Americas. This colonial town, founded in 1498, was laid out on a grid pattern that became the model for almost all town planners in the New World. Much of the original city is still able to be seen today. The cathedral, monastery, university and hospital are among many of the "firsts" that happened in Dominican Republic. The 16th century buildings, homes and churches where one can see the old world Spanish architectural styles of the period. Many are still in excellent condition and are a wonder to behold. The Cathedral of Santa Maria la Menor, the oldest cathedral in the Americas, begun in 1512 and completed in 1540 who has the honorary title of Primate of the Americas because Santo Domingo was the first Catholic diocese established in the New World.
Hostal Nicolas de Ovando is part of this history.

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Gastronomy at Hostal Nicolas de Ovando

Restaurants at Hostal Nicolas de Ovando

La Residence restaurant
This restaurant offers international specialties with a French twist.
Try the exquisite cuisine in the comfort and elegance of our air-conditioned dining room or outside in Spanish style courtyard. Opening hours : 6:30-23:00 Opening days: Everyday

Room Service
Hot dishes
Cold snacks
Weekday hours : 6:30-23:00
Weekend hours : 6:30-23:00

LOBBY BAR
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 the library or over a game of pool.
Opening hours : 7:00-24:00 Opening days: Everyday

Accommodation at Hostal Nicolas de Ovando

All 104 rooms of the hotel boast modern conveniences as air conditioning, direct-dial phone, Internet, satellite TV, safe and minibar.

Deluxe Suite with 1 double bed
Deluxe Suite (The hotel has 4 Deluxe Suites). Enjoy the perfect combination of contemporary and colonial style with a spacious bedroom with double bed, living room and bathroom with separate bath and shower.

Deluxe Room with 1 Double Bed
Double deluxe room (only 9 in the hotel) in colonial style (more spacious than Colonial Rooms). Double bed and shower. Fourth floor.

Junior Suite with one double bed
Junior Suite (only 3 in the hotel). Combination of modern and colonial style. Spacious room with queen size bed. Only 1 room.

Colonial style room with double bed
Double room colonial style with double bed, shower, location in the third and fourth silver, Wi-Fi Internet access and views of the popular historic street "Calle Las Damas".

Modern room with two single beds
Modern room with 2 single beds of 110 cm, bathroom with separate bathtub and shower, WIFI Internet access and views of the ports of Don Diego and San Souci.

Modern room with double bed
Separate bath and shower, Wi-Fi, view of the Don Diego and San Souci ports and the historic paved street, Las Damas.

Room amenities
110/120 V AC
Free mineral water in rooms
Air conditioner
Safety box in room
Pre-bedded room
Emergency exit map
Data port in room
Free wireless access
Cot on request
Direct dial telephone
Cable TV
Rollaway beds
Minibar
RJ 11 power outlet

BATHROOM ACCESSORIES
Make-up / makeup mirror
Hair dryer in bathroom

SECURITY ACCESSORIES
Audible Smoke Alarms
Door lock key card
Fire alarm in hab.
Emergency information in rooms
Safety sight glass

ROOM SERVICE
Hot dishes
Cold appetizers
Hours Monday to Friday: 6: 30-23: 00
Hours on weekends: 6: 30-23: 00

The rooms have:
Air conditioning with individual regulator
Hotline
Phone
Internet access,
Cable TV
Safety Deposit Box
Minibar

All the rooms are equipped
-110/120 V AC Air-conditioning
-Data port in room Turn down service
-Emergency exit map
-Safe deposit box in room
-Free in-room mineral water
-Opening windows
-Crib in room
-Satellite/cable
-Color TV
-Minimart
-2 Direct dial telephone
-2 High speed transmission
-line RJ 11 outlet
-Hair dryer in bathroom
-Make-up/magnifying mirror
-Audible smoke alarms
-Keycard-operated door
-locks Security peephole
-Smoke alarm in room
-Emergency info in rooms

Room service:
-Voicemail
-Message alert
-Operator wake up call
-Automatic wake up call Hot dishes
-Weekday hours : 24 hours
  

Facilities at Hostal Nicolas de Ovando

Languages spoken at the hotel:
English
French
Spanish
Bureau de change/Exchanges
Concierge
Dry cleaning
Porter
Pet allowed
Services for children
Baby sitting on request
Parking
Private indoor parking
Facilities for the disabled
Physical. challenge. public areas
Safety equipment/installations
24 hour security staff
Smoke alarm in room

Business Center
with assistance copying /Print service available 
Internet connectivity Secretary service (typing) Translation
Translator nearby

Points of Interest Hostal Nicolas de Ovando
Colonial Tour and Travel, (Main Office) - 60 mts
Cathedral of Santo Domingo (First Cathedral found in America ) - 70 mts
Alcazar of Colon - 150 mts
Spain Square - 150 mts
Museum of Casas Reales - 200 mts
Casa de Bastidas - 100 mts
Fortress Ozama - 110 mts
El Conde Peatonal Street - 70 Mts
Port of Santo Domingo
Museum of Tobacco - 70 mts
Museum of Ambar - 100 mts
Market "Modelo" - 0.5 Km


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