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Occidental El Embajador, Santo Domingo

4 stars
Ave Sarasota 65Santo DomingoDistrito Nacional11211Dominican Republic, ‏‎800-491-6126
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Excellent4.2 / 5
Beach
Beautiful beach
Location
Great location
Breakfast
Tasty breakfast
Value for money
Fairly good value for money
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Occidental El Embajador, Santo Domingo

Hotel Info: ‎866-539-8117‎

from $92
  • Standard Room (Non Refundable)
  • Superior Room
  • Standard Room
  • Standard Room
  • Suite ( Club Embajador)
  • Standard Room
  • Executive Room (Club Embajador)
  • Superior Room
  • Luxury Room (Royal Club)
  • Luxury Room (Royal Club)
  • Executive Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 286 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 8 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-out time is 1 PM
  • Express check-out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Children

  • Babysitting/childcare *

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • Free self parking

Also known as

  • El Embajador
  • Embajador
  • Occidental El Embajador
  • Occidental El Embajador Hotel
  • Occidental El Embajador Hotel Santo Domingo
  • Occidental El Embajador Santo Domingo
  • Occidental Embajador

Policies

Travel change options for Occidental Hotel and Resort guests with reservations to destinations under a hurricane watch or warning:

Canceling reservation within 48 hours of departure: Guests can cancel without penalty and rebook a reservation if the airport is closed or flights are cancelled within 48 hours of travel. Reservations must be rebooked within 14 days of the original travel dates. Specific travel dates apply.

Guest departing early: Guests who choose to depart early will be credited for the unused nights, which may be applied towards a future stay at the same resort. Reservations for unused nights must be rebooked within 30 days after the storm. Specific travel dates and other restrictions apply.

Rebook the same hotel for a later date: The hotel will honor the original rate for guests who wish to postpone their vacation and travel at a later date. Reservations must be rebooked within 30 days after a storm. Specific travel dates and other restrictions apply.

Changing travel plans to the same brand at a different destination: Guests can choose a different destination that is not affected by the hurricane and transfer their reservation within the brand at the originally confirmed rate, subject to availability (except Grand Aruba). Other restrictions apply.

Guests must contact the hotel for specific booking and travel dates, using the information on the confirmation received after booking.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 3 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in common area
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Golfing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Casino
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 14
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1956
  • Garden
  • Terrace
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar
  • Iron/ironing board
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Pay movies
  • Satellite TV channels
  • Video-game console
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Dining

El Jardin del Embajador - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Los Porches - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Royal Club Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Awards and affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

Occidental El Embajador, Santo Domingo’s small print

Also known as

  • El Embajador
  • Embajador
  • Occidental El Embajador
  • Occidental El Embajador Hotel
  • Occidental El Embajador Hotel Santo Domingo
  • Occidental El Embajador Santo Domingo
  • Occidental Embajador

Policies

Travel change options for Occidental Hotel and Resort guests with reservations to destinations under a hurricane watch or warning:

Canceling reservation within 48 hours of departure: Guests can cancel without penalty and rebook a reservation if the airport is closed or flights are cancelled within 48 hours of travel. Reservations must be rebooked within 14 days of the original travel dates. Specific travel dates apply.

Guest departing early: Guests who choose to depart early will be credited for the unused nights, which may be applied towards a future stay at the same resort. Reservations for unused nights must be rebooked within 30 days after the storm. Specific travel dates and other restrictions apply.

Rebook the same hotel for a later date: The hotel will honor the original rate for guests who wish to postpone their vacation and travel at a later date. Reservations must be rebooked within 30 days after a storm. Specific travel dates and other restrictions apply.

Changing travel plans to the same brand at a different destination: Guests can choose a different destination that is not affected by the hurricane and transfer their reservation within the brand at the originally confirmed rate, subject to availability (except Grand Aruba). Other restrictions apply.

Guests must contact the hotel for specific booking and travel dates, using the information on the confirmation received after booking.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Recent reviews

Excellent 4.2 /5 from 282 reviews

Occidental El Embajador, Santo Domingo
Outstanding5.0 / 5
Comfortable with beautiful grounds
I regularly travel to Santo Domingo and always stay at the Embajador. The staff is friendly and very efficient, the hotel well kept up and my room is always comfortable. The hotel grounds are also quite striking and well maintained. The hotel is some distance from the Colonial Zone and its tourist attractions, but they are easily accessible by taxi. It's a busy neighborhood with good nearby restaurants. As an older woman from the US it is an area where I have never had any problem walking around, day or night. Incidentally I always stay on the executive floor. It is a little more expensive but has good snacks several times a day and into the evening and there are Internet ready computers available in the common room. To visitors the Dominican Republic is best known for its beaches, but the country has a lot more. Beautiful landscapes, an interesting history and generally friendly and welcoming people. I come to see friends and always have a good time.
4 night trip
Occidental El Embajador, Santo Domingo
Fair2.0 / 5
Old hotel but good location. Very noisy.
Television did not work. Had to change rooms because of the noise from the massive air conditioners right outside the window. Parrots starts screaming at 5:00 so be ready to get up. Air conditioner fan inside of the room did not work, so it was blowing full speed all night. Breakfast was included in the reservation but they said no. I had to get my laptop out, connect to the internet and show them a copy of the reservation that said free internet and breakfast. They still made a fuss before saying OK.
1 night romance trip
Occidental El Embajador, Santo Domingo
Excellent4.0 / 5
You won't go wrong here
A classic hotel that is dated in many respects, but still a grande dame of a hotel. Very quiet. Beuatiful park-like setting. Has been updated here and there and it was up to standards a business traveler expects. Didn't like it that the pool closed at 7pm each day. It's not like it gets cold! Breakfast very good but not in the great category. Most service people were extremely friendly and very helpful - except the clueless people at the front desk. I would stay here again.
2 night family trip
Occidental El Embajador, Santo Domingo
Fair2.0 / 5
My room smelled like mold and I had to change rooms during my stay. Friday night and Saurday night the hotel hosted the Claro business meeting outside on the grounds. The music blared, I mean blared, until 1 am each morning. Between the mold and the noise factor, I would not stay in this hotel again.
4 night business trip
Occidental El Embajador, Santo Domingo
Good3.0 / 5
Good stay and great location
The hotel is in a great location but should be upgraded fairly soon. The staff was very pleasant for the most part and hotel was very clean.
5 night family trip

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Occidental El Embajador, Santo Domingo

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