• Main Patio

    Our guests simply love to have their breakfast at the Colonial patio resplendent with the colonial theme.

  • Pool

  • Budget Room - 1 Queen bed

    Our Budget Room are smaller rooms and have private bathrooms with a shower, a hair dryer, bathroom amenities and a telephone.

  • Palacio Classic - 1 Queen bed

    All Standard rooms have a queen-size bed, a private luxurious bathroom with a shower, a hair dryer, designer toiletries and a telephone. The room also consists of other amenities for your personal use.

  • Comfort Room - 2 Queen beds

    The comfort rooms provide you with 2 Queen size beds and are an attractive choice for families. Free breakfast for children under 9 years old.The room includes utilities that make your stay comfortable.

  • Superior King - 1 King bed

    The Superior King rooms come with more space and features a King size bed facing one of our patios or the street and include utilities that make your stay comfortable. Fee breakfast for kids under 9 years old.

  • Superior Deluxe - 1 King bed

    This super deluxe room features a spacious living room apart from a bedroom with a king size bed.

  • Executive Suite - 1 King bed

    This spacious suite has an optical separation between the luxurious living room and bedroom room and comes with a king size bed. The bathroom is also provided with a Jacuzzi and the suite offers utilities that make your stay comfortable.

  • Junior Suite - 1 King bed

    The spacious suite features a separate bedroom with a King size bed and a spacious living room. The Junior Suite provides utilities that make your stay comfortable.

  • Senior Suite - 1 King bed

    This Senior Suite features a spacious living room apart from a separate bedroom with a king size bed.

  • Standard Smoking Room

    The Smoking room come with a Queen size bed and has all the comforts as in our Palacio Classic rooms.

  • Superior Premium Room

    This Superior Premium room features a spacious living room apart from a bedroom with a king size bed.

Travel Tips

Sight-Seeing in Santo Domingo

The Colonial gate 4D Cinema

The Battle of Santo Domingo is an unforgettable 4D Experience that takes you to the invasion of the walled city of Santo Domingo by the pirate Sir Francis Drake in 1586. The film designed for the platform 4D tells us the story how a fearsome pirate put his eyes on the city of Santo Domingo, his journey to get to the island, the attack, the take of the city and finally his departure, experienced from a fascinating, fun and educative perspective from his street, monuments and its symbolic cultural heritage. We will take the audience through this journey, where they will have to Dodge fired cannon balls… Avoid being hit by the sharp swords of the pirates…Fly through the walled city of Santo Domingo… They will see the city burn and feel the heat in their faces. More information contact to 809-682-4730

Trikke Electric Vehicles

Trikke riding has become very popular among tourist to move around the old town of Santo Domingo. Trikke City tour offers a whole new experience when it comes to really getting involved with the history of the first city of America enjoying the company of your friends and family plus easy access to all places which is of course one our biggest perks. Putting culture, beautiful panoramic views and fun the Trikke ride will for sure be a revolutionary way of getting to know Santo Domingo. More information contact to 809-682-4730

 

Parque de los Tres ojos

107235546Four interconnected underwater ponds of volcanic origin with numerous stalactite and stalagmite formations. Each cavern’s water is colored differently. You can walk around the circumference of the largest and then descend the steps where you’ll reach a boat that takes you across to the other side. There is also a recently discovered fourth lake.

 
 
 

Visitors Guidelines

In the Colonial City guides are available for hire for a small fee, or “tip”. All wages should be negotiated before leaving for a tour with a tour guide. Also, be sure that your guide is one of the official guides from the Department of Travel and Tourism. These guides are easily identified by their identification badges worn on their shirts. Often locals pose as “official” guides, but are not as informed about certain buildings, and may try to negotiate higher fees from unsuspecting tourists. Visitors should be aware that many sites, especially churches do not permit entry in shorts and mini-skirts. When out to tour the Colonial City it is usually wise for gentlemen to wear light pants and for women to wear slightly longer skirts, or pants. It is also advisable to wear collared short-sleeve shirts, or light long-sleeve shirts. T-shirts are sometimes not allowed inside some of the buildings.

The Conde Gate

830The Conde Gate, or “Gate of the Count” frames the entrance to the Parque Independencia. In the middle of the park is the Altar of the Homeland, a white marble monument where the remains of the founders of the country have been laid to rest. Juan Pablo Duarte, Francisco del Rosario Sanchez, and Ana Ramon Matias Mella are magnificently captured in giant stone statues inside the monument.

 
 
 

The Cathedral

cathedralConstructed between 1514 and 1542, this cathedral is the oldest in America, and is one of the architectural wonders of the Colonial City. The main entrance stands next to the Columbus Plaza, and a giant statue of the great navigator himself. The fine stained glass work is by the famed Dominican sartist Jose Rincon Mora. This is one site not to be missed by visitors to Santo Domingo! Visitors are to be reminded that slightly more formal attire is required to enter, this means no shorts or mini-skirts are permitted inside the cathedral.
 

Las Damas Street

calle_las_damasLas Damas Street received its name as the principal walkway favored for afternoon strolls by the ladies of waiting of Maria de Toledo, wife of Diego Colon (or, Columbus), the son of Christopher Colon (or, Columbus).

 
 
 
 

Ozama Fortress and Tower of Homage

Ozama Fortress and Tower of HomageAt the end of Las Damas street visitors will see a giant gate dating from the XVII century. Built in 1503, this stone building is said to be the oldest formal military outpost still standing in America. The Tower of Homage still stands in the center of the grounds, an impressive architectural structure, medieval in style and design.

 
 
 

San Francisco Monastery Ruins

San Francisco Monastery RuinsThe first monastery built in the new world was constructed by the Franciscan priests. The giant front gate of the monastery shows the magnificence of this unique structure.

 
 
 
 
 

Alcazar de Colon

Alcázar-de-Colón-Republica-DominicanaDiego Colon (or, Columbus) had his house constructed on the banks of the Ozama river in 1510. This homestead became the center of colonial power. It was from this 22-room palace that the new world was governed. The building itself reflects a mixture of Gothic and Arabic styles, and was strongly influenced by the Spanish and Itlaian Renaissance. Alcazar De Colon is open to the public as a museum and houses many fine treasures of the colonial.

 
 

The Tostado House

The Tostado HouseThis is the former residence of Francisco de Tostado, the country’s first university professor. Interestingly, he died fom wounds obtained by a cannon blast during a raid commanded by Sir Francis Drake. Today, the museum houses the museum of the Dominican Family of the XIX century. Of special note are the gothic windows — a rarity during that period.

 
 

Church and Convent of Las Mercedes

Church and Convent of Las MercedesThis unique and beautiful ensemble of XVI century buildings served as a backdrop for the novel “Don Juan” by Spaniard Tirso de Molina. It is the only place in the world where a Masonic Lodge stands next to a Catholic Church.

 
 
 
 

Our Lady of Altagracia Church

ALTAGRACIA CHURCHThis building’s wall was once shared with the Hospital-Church of Sant Nicolas de Ovando. Inside, the decoration is strongly influenced by Arab and Spanish art.

 
 
 
 
 

Santa Barbara Church

Santa Barbara ChurchBuilt in what once was a sector populated mainly by sailors, the church received its name from the country’s liberator, and first president, Juan Pablo Duarte. Inside, the building is decorated with beautiful Baroque paintings, while outside is the Plaza, extensively used by the local residents.

 
 
 

Casa del Cordon

Casa del CordonThis building was one of the first foundations laid during the XVIth century. Many experts believe two of Diego Colon’s children were born here. The ornate front dooor, framed by a stone belt used by the Franciscan order is an important feature to the building.

 
 
 
 

Museum of the Royal Atarazanas

Museum of the Royal AtarazanasThis palace was used as the official residence of the Colonial Governor. Many valuable pieces of the XVIth – XIXth century are exhibited in the museum. One of the main attractions is the collection of valuable undersea treasure uncovered in a 1976 expedition in territorial waters.

 
 
 

Panteon Nacional

Panteon NacionalOriginally a Jesuit Church, the National Pantheon was built in 1714. It’s current name and function were changed in 1958. Interesting notes are the intersected hallways forming a cross, and the giant, ornate brass lamp donated by the Spanish to the Dominican Republic.

 
 
 

El Callejon de los Curas (The Priests Narrow Street)

callejndeloscurasThis little alley leads to the cloisters of the Cathedral. Visitors can see the surrounding colonial structures. Many of the other colonial buildings and churches can be viewed from this vantage point. Sculptures made by the expert Dominican artist Rotellinis stand throughout the alley.

 
 
 
 
 
Tips for Travel Safety

Boutique Hotel Palacio now offers Personalized Reservation with the guaranty of lowest rates added with the advantage of choosing a room of your preference.

Save Money on a short stay. Last minute booking / check in after 7 PM and check out 10 AM. Valid for 2 Pers. Reservation has to be done not longer than 1 day before arrival.

Plan your wedding celebration in our charming colonial garden, where we offer an elegant and friendly setting for this memorable date, with banquet space and a team dedicated for personalized service.

Our meeting room is an ideal space to host business-related events, such breakfast meetings or cocktail receptions. Our facilities offer a private, comfortable environment.

  

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