Occidental El Embajador

Avenida Sarasota 65 | Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 10210 [SHOW ON MAP]
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  • Reputation: MODERATE
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Awards Received:

  • Frommer's Very Highly Recommended


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  • Fitness Center
  • Pool

How it Ranks: Occidental El Embajador ranks #3 out of 19 Santo Domingo Hotels based on an evaluation of expert ratings and awards, as well as user reviews.

Our Take: Surrounded by the hustle and bustle of Santo Domingo's commercial district (just a few blocks west of Santo Domingo University), the Occidental El Embajador provides guests with both an urban atmosphere and prime beach access. Recent visitors describe the El Embajador as beautiful, praising the historical decorative accents like crystal chandeliers in the lobby and classic furnishings — not to mention the satellite TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi — in the guest rooms. However, many visitors report late-night noise from surrounding restaurants and bars, warning future guests to book a room overlooking the pool for a better night's sleep. If you're in need of a little pick-me-up, head to the full-service spa for a massage or treat yourself to a hearty meal at one of three on-site restaurants.

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Location & Top Nearby Hotels

Of 19 hotels in Santo Domingo, five are ranked on the U.S. News list of the Best Hotels in Santo Domingo. The four closest to Occidental El Embajador are shown on the map below. These include Hilton Santo Domingo (1.5 miles) and Renaissance Santo Domingo Jaragua Hotel & Casino (2.3 miles).

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Nearby Things to Do

Occidental El Embajador is 3.4 miles from the #1 ranked Santo Domingo attraction, Zona Colonial. Of the seven top rated attractions, the five closest ones are listed below.

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