Comfortable, bright rooms featuring one or two double beds.
- Upgraded bathroom amenities
- Wi-Fi connection (free of charge)
- Coffee and Tea set
Indicative price per night in a double room (My Barceló Rate)
El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel***** (member of the Barceló Hotel Group and formerly Occidental El Embajador) is a luxurious hotel ideally situated in Santo Domingo that suits every need. It has services such as free Wi-Fi, and is ideal for families, couples, tourists and those travelling for business meetings. The capital of the Dominican Republic is a buzzing melting pot of cultures, making El Embajador the perfect base for exploring the historical and colonial area and immersing yourself in Dominican life.
The Barceló Hotel Group’s health and safety concept
Our seal of health represents and guarantees all our experience and research in health, safety and hygiene, adapted to the new situation.
This programme introduces new protocols and strengthens measures to comply with recommendations from WHO, international bodies such as the WTTC (World Travel & Tourism Council) and government institutions in each country where we operate.
Visit the We Care About You page, where you can find additional information and interactive maps with all the details!
The Barceló Hotel Group’s health and safety concept
Strengthened cleaning protocols under the supervision of a new hygienist responsible for guaranteeing complete disinfection of the hotel. Specific audits will be carried out to verify the new protocols before the hotel opens and the usual audits will be strengthened for regular verification by our partners:
Avda Sarasota 65 Ensanche Bella Vista 10110 Santo Domingo Dominican Republic
Las Américas International Airport 32.3 km away
El Higuero International Airport 17.7 km away
Downtown Centre 3.8 km away
Colonial District of Santo Domingo 6.5 km away
Due to the current COVID-19 situation, some services may be affected.
El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel, boast superb facilities, perfect for relaxing or being entertained or getting fit after a long day at work.
Ambassador Level guests will receive personalised services in an elegant setting in a separate lounge with sea views. What’s more, all Ambassador level rooms come with the following exclusive services:
The Royal Level is a new offering at El Embajador, A Royal Hideaway Hotel. With luxury services and exquisite gastronomic options in a warm and relaxed atmosphere, the following exclusive services are also offered:
· Renewal of vows
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Guests can enjoy the range of activities offered by the hotel during their stay.
Welcome to Santo Domingo: UNESCO World Heritage Site!
·Santo Domingo Colonial Tour | Half Day | Minimum of 2 people required. A visit to the place where it all began in America! Discover the Santa María La Menor Cathedral, Calle Las Damas and the Alcázar de Colón, and finally the Colonial district, which is home to some of the earliest historic and cultural landmarks of the New World. Walk through the streets and relive the sensations of the inhabitants of the 16th century and the everyday citizens of today.
·Santo Domingo City Tour | Half Day | Minimum of 2 people required. An excursion carefully designed to show you the most important places in the city of Santo Domingo. This tour in a comfortable vehicle will allow you to see the colonial city, with its museums and architecture, as well as the modern city with its beautiful buildings. We’ll also stop off at a shopping centre in the heart of the city.
·Santo Domingo Night Tour | Only available on Thursdays | Minimum of 3 people required. Discover why the Dominicans always have a smile on their face. Join us in the ongoing celebrations by visiting one of the most traditional restaurants in the city, where you can enjoy the very best local cuisine and a folkloric dance show.
·Altos de Chavón & Las Maravillas Caves | Minimum of 5 people required. Our first stop will be the Las Maravillas Cave, the first natural rock art museum in the Antilles and of great archaeological value. We continue towards the Altos de Chavón, a live replica of a 15th century Mediterranean village, with outstanding views over the Chavón River. It is a magical place, very popular with tourists, and has the most important art school in the country, together with restaurants, a museum and a beautiful amphitheatre. Breakfast is included in the Altos de Chavón restaurant.
Isla Saona | Full Day | Minimum of 2 people required. Experience the thrill of a speed boat ride across the blue waters of the Caribbean Sea, enjoying the crystalline waters of this NATURAL SWIMMING POOL. The SAONA ISLAND forms part of the Parque Nacional del Este nature reserve, which is rich in native flora and fauna. If you love sailing, nature and the sea, you can experience a full day aboard a CATAMARAN, to the rhythm of vitamina and merengue music.
Function rooms: over 3,400 square metres of indoor and outdoor spaces, some with natural light, to host weddings, events, meetings, conferences and talks.
Gardens: 12,000 m² of lush tropical gardens in the city of Santo Domingo where you can explore and relax, making El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel, an oasis right in the heart of the city.
Business Centre: offers meeting rooms and offices with state-of-the-art equipment, including a video conference system and all the services you may need to ensure that your meeting or business is a success.
Swimming pool: a lovely swimming pool with sun-loungers to switch off from the city buzz and relax.
Please note: From Monday 4 January, from 19.00 to Sunday 10, the swimming pool will be closed for maintenance.
Boutique and gift shop: Handmade .925, a charming shop located in the Lobby opposite the Business Centre where you can buy souvenirs and essential items.
Casino: The perfect setting to have fun, offering the best services, including slot machines, gaming tables and bar.
For more information about availability, access and opening hours, guests can enquire at reception.
Check-in time at El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel is from 15.00 and check-out is any time before 13.00.
El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel has free parking for hotel guests. For those not staying at the hotel, please ask reception for the exact cost of the parking.
Yes, El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel is suitable for guests with disabilities. Check with the hotel reception with regards to which services and facilities are adapted for people with reduced mobility.
No, pets are not allowed at the El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel.
Yes, El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel has alternatives for guests who have food intolerances. Guests are required to communicate their needs to hotel staff in order to assess the options available.
Yes, El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel offers a transfer service to the airport closest to the hotel at an additional cost. Check with the hotel for further details about this service.
The Wi-Fi connection is free of charge for hotel guests at El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel.
The reception staff at El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel will be pleased to help you in English and Spanish.
Yes, El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel offers room service for guests. You can find all of the information regarding our room service menu and prices in the room.
No, breakfast at El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel is not included in the hotel guests’ accommodation. Check out the website to see all the special offers that we have available.
The El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel offers 8 meeting rooms and 11 spaces for events and celebrations.
The minimum age for entry to the spa & wellness area of El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel is 16. Entrance is free for guests of the hotel. Children cannot enter the spa.