Billini Hotel

Calle Padre Billini #256 - 258 Zona Colonial | Santo Domingo 60000  [SEE MAP]Santo Domingo  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Prime location in Santo Domingo's historic Zona Colonial
Limited breakfast options

Those looking to embrace Santo Domingo's historical charm should consider bedding down at the Billini Hotel. This boutique property (which sits within the city's UNESCO World Heritage-listed Zona Colonial) showcases elements of the region's past, such as brick archways and old exposed walls in some of the guest rooms. But don't let its old-world setting fool you. The Billini Hotel has plenty of modern amenities, too. To start, all 24 suites include perks like flat-screen smart TVs, coffee makers and complimentary wireless internet access. Recent travelers especially appreciated the hotel's old-meets-new vibe and its attentive staff, though some felt the complimentary daily breakfast lacked options. Outside of your cozy digs, you'll find features like a spa, three restaurants, a cafe, a wine cellar, a business center and an outdoor pool. Past guests raved about the rooftop pool's vistas, which include a superb view of La Regina Angelorum, one of the first churches established in the New World.

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Location
Santo Domingo
Hotel Class
4.5-star
Property Type
Boutique hotel, 24 rooms
Primary View
City center
Style
Modern, Historic
Best For
Business travelers, Couples, Groups, Solo travelers

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  • 4.5Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating

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Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019
  • Fodor's Choice

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Set in the heart of Santo Domingo's tourist-friendly Zona Colonial, the smartly designed property feels worlds away from the downtown urban hustle, but it's still within walking distance of many of the city's restaurants, bars, shops, and Playa Montesinos. Its 24 rooms seamlessly blend modern design with original 17th-century architectural details and offer private outdoor spaces, free minibars, and a list of high-tech amenities.

Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019
  • Fodor's Choice

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 283 have reviewed the Billini Hotel, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 283 reviews 4.5 (based on 283 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The Billini Hotel's 24 suites feature contemporary laminate furnishings, tile flooring, large vintage photographs and brightly colored accents. High-tech amenities include flat-screen smart TVs, coffee makers and stocked minibars.
  • Some upgraded suites feature balconies or terraces
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access

Standard room sizeNone square feet

  • Internet (free)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

The hotel is located within Santo Domingo's historic Zona Colonial, a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is surrounded by many 15th- and 16th-century landmarks, as well as restaurants, bars, boutiques and nightlife. Top attractions like the Catedral Primada de America, the Alcázar de Colón and the Fortaleza Ozama sit within a few blocks of the property.
  • Less than 19 miles northwest of Las Americas International Airport
  • Optional shuttle to nearby sights, eateries and airport (charges apply)
  • 24-hour valet parking
  • 24-hour self-parking (free)
  • Airport shuttle (with fee)
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

Located in a historic part of the former convent, Castil Restaurant features 450-year-old columns and a modern menu with a focus on Caribbean seafood. Guests can also savor street food alfresco in the courtyard eatery, El Puesto Callejero. A third dining venue, the internationally focused Moon Restaurant & Bar, is located on the rooftop by the pool.
  • Wine cellar
  • Cafe for grab-and-go pastries and coffee

Number of restaurants3

Cuisine TypesLatin American

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

The hotel's rooftop pool offers views of the Zona Colonial. The multilevel terrace provides a variety of seating options for relaxing by the pool or sipping drinks and eating tapas at the adjacent bar.
    • Family pool
    • Infinity pool
    • Whirlpool/hot tub
    • Adults-only pool
    • Lap pool
    • Wading pool
    • Lazy river
    • Seasonal
    • Indoor
    • Outdoor
    • Indoor/outdoor combo
    • Pool bar
    • Lifeguard on duty
    • Poolside service
    • Waterslide
    • Deck chairs or cabanas

    Spa

    In the hotel's BH Spa, guests can enjoy massages, manicures, pedicures and hair care services. The property also offers in-room massages.

      Services offered:

      • Massage
      • Facial
      • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
      • Salon services
      • Outdoor treatment area
      • Steam room
      • Sauna

      Fitness

      The hotel's small fitness center offers a treadmill and a stationary bike, as well as a few free weights and an exercise ball. The space features floor-to-ceiling mirrors and sits next to the property's spa.
        • Weight equipment
        • Cardio equipment
        • Yoga mats
        • Free fitness classes
        • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
        • Bicycles
        • Tennis
        • Guided runs
        • Paddle boats
        • Motor boats

        Business

        The hotel's historic La Casona building offers multiple venue options and comes with audiovisual equipment. A stylish business center with a vintage world map covering one wall provides two computers and a printer for guests to use.
        • Property's 2,260-square-foot Presidential Hall can accommodate up to 210 people for banquets
        • Both salons have 17th-century walls
        • Rooftop terrace

        Number of meeting rooms3

        • Business center
        • Meeting rooms
        • Meeting and event planners available

        Wedding

        Receptions and other wedding events can be held in the hotel's La Casona building. The structure houses three event spaces, including the Presidential Hall (which can accommodate up to 200 guests for seated functions) and two small salons. The hotel's rooftop pool terrace can also be reserved for intimate weddings with up to 80 people.
        • Wedding package includes appetizers and sparkling wine, separate suites for bridal couple to get ready in and a honeymoon suite for the couple on their wedding night
        • Discounted room rates for guests

        Maximum wedding guest capacity200

        • Hotel hosts weddings
        • Outdoor space for weddings
        • Wedding planners available

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