|Description||Location. Built in 1502 for the first Governor of the Americas, Nicolas do Ovando, the Sofitel Nicolas de Ovando Santon Domingo combines Spanish colonial architecture with contemporary interiors and is sited in the centre of Santo Domingo, 100 metres from Santo Domingo Cathedral and five kilometres from the Acropolis shopping centre. Las Americas International Airport is 30 kilometres from the hotel, with an approximate driving time of 30 minutes. |
Hotel Features. Drawing on 500 years of history and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Sofitel Nicolas de Ovando Santon Domingo provides a uniquely evocative setting, and features an outdoor pool surrounded by palm trees and colonial style courtyards. The fitness centre is equipped with cardio vascular and resistance machines, and a range of massage treatments and beauty services are available on request. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in the air conditioned public areas, and newspapers are provided in the lobby. The concierge is on hand to provide sightseeing advice, and multilingual staff at the 24 hour front desk can provide around the clock room service and exchange currency. Other amenities include a library, gift shop, porter services and a business centre. Motorists will find complimentary, secure parking on site, and valet parking services are also available.
Restaurant La Residence serves international dishes and opens onto a Spanish colonial style courtyard for outdoor dining.
Guestrooms. The 104 guestrooms over four floors are defined by mixture of old world colonial styling and contemporary furnishings and decor. All are equipped with satellite television, multi line phones with voicemail, minibars and safes. Bathrooms include shower, telephones, robes, slippers and designer toiletries.