Comfortable, bright rooms featuring one or two double beds.
- Upgraded bathroom amenities
- Wi-Fi connection (free of charge)
- Coffee/Tea maker
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 and versatile hotel that, thanks to its strategic location in Santo Domingo and services such as free Wi-Fi, is ideal for family holidays, romantic getaways and business meetings and trips. The capital of the Dominican Republic is a vibrant and multicultural city, making El Embajador the perfect base for exploring historic and colonial areas and complete immersion in the local culture.
The Barceló Hotel Group health and safety concept
Our health and safety seal represents and endorses all our experience and research into health, safety and hygiene, and has been adapted to the current world situation.
This programme introduces new protocols and reinforcement measures to comply with WHO recommendations, as well as those of international bodies such as the WTTC (World Travel & Tourism Council) and government institutions in each country in which we operate.
Visit the We Care About You page for further information and detailed interactive maps.
The Barceló Hotel Group health and safety concept
Stricter cleaning protocols under the supervision of a new hygiene specialist responsible for ensuring the complete disinfection of the hotel. Specific audits will be carried out to check the new protocols before the hotel opens, and the usual audits will be reinforced and regularly checked by our partners:
Avda Sarasota 65 Ensanche Bella Vista 10110 Santo Domingo Dominican Republic
Las Américas International Airport - 32.3 km
El Higuero International Airport - 17.7 km
Downtown Centre - 3.8 km
Colonial District of Santo Domingo - 6.5 km
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 at El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel is from 15:00 and check-out is by 13:00.
El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel provides 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. Please ask the hotel reception about adapted services and facilities.
No, pets are not allowed at El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel.
Yes, El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel has alternatives for guests with food intolerances. Guests are requested to speak to the hotel staff to assess the available options.
Yes, El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel offers a transfer service to the nearest airport at an additional cost. Please contact the hotel for more information regarding this service.
The Wi-Fi 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. Full details about room service, including the menu, prices, opening times, etc., are available at the hotel.
No, breakfast is not included with the accommodation at El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel. Please visit the website to view our special rates.
El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel has 8 meeting rooms and 11 spaces for events and celebrations.
The minimum age for entry to the spa & wellness area at El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel is 16. Entry to the spa is free for hotel guests. Children are not allowed in the spa.