Calle Arzobispo Nouel 402 esquina Palo HincadoSanto DomingoDominican Republic
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About Discovery

Overlooking Independence Park, Discovery offers convenient accommodations in Santo Domingo’s Colonial Zone. The hotel is just one kilometre from the Cathedral of America.

Individually decorated guest rooms are equipped with air-conditioning and a ceiling fan, as well as an en-suite bathroom. In-room amenities include cable TV, mini refrigerator, and safe. Free Wi-Fi is available.

Guests can take in impressive views of the city from the hotel’s rooftop terrace, which also features a hot tub. Tourist information is available at the reception, while a laundry service is offered.

The hotel features a restaurant serving local cuisine, as well as a rooftop bar. Popular off-site dining options in the neighbourhood include Cafeteria Paco and Mercado Colón, both within a ten-minute walk of the hotel.

Discovery is 300 metres from the Memorial Museum of Dominican Resistance and just over a kilometre from the historic Columbus Alcazar. The famed Columbus Lighthouse is a 15-minute drive away.


Calle Arzobispo Nouel 402 esquina Palo Hincado, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Telephone: +1(809)6874048 | Fax: +1(809)6874048 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Concierge
  • Elevator
  • Express check-in / out
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Fan
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Internet
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Room safe
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 13:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Colonial Zone location

Travellers looking to explore the historic side of Santo Domingo find this hotel to be well-placed. The property is situated in the Colonial Zone area of the city, opposite Independence Park and within walking distance of the Cathedral of America, the Pantheon of the Fatherland, and many of the city’s other historic sites. Meanwhile, it’s reported that there are plenty of dining and shopping options nearby.

Negative Reviews

State of disrepair

The hotel is outdated and in need of repair, according to reviews. Guests complain about outdated and malfunctioning appliances, as well as unclean living conditionings. Additionally, bathrooms are said to be in a bad state, with constant leaks, poor water pressure, and unpleasant smells amongst the list of complaints. Guests often note they have to change rooms due to various malfunctioning amenities.

Unfriendly staff

Guests are disappointed by the level of customer service at this hotel. According to reports, the hotel’s reception staff is not friendly and not always keen to help. Reviews indicate that guest complaints often go unanswered or are unsatisfactorily attended to.

Hotel restaurant is closed

While the hotel advertises having its own restaurant, reviews suggest that this is not the case. Guests report that there is no such feature on site, suggesting that it may have closed some time ago. As a result, travellers looking for a quick bite to eat are forced to leave the premises in search of an alternative solution.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 444 reviews across the web
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7.2 out of 10 based on 444 reviews