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Hotel Conde de Penalba

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Calle El Conde 111 Esq. Arzobispo Merino | Colonial Zone, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (Zona Colonial)
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Ranked #22 of 74 hotels in Santo Domingo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
viress Boston, Massachusetts
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a few nice places to stay in the colonial zone in Santo Domingo in this price range, but they weren't available so we grabbed a room here. As others have commented, we found the room loud, because of the street noise and because our room was connected by a thin wood door to the room next door where... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

This review is a little bit overdue but better late than never. My girlfriend and I stayed here for a few days back in January and had a great experience. Firstly, the location of Hotel Conde de Penalba is perfect. It's right in the middle of the Colonial Zone in Santo Domingo within walking distance of all the museums, church,... More

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condepenalba, Manager at Hotel Conde de Penalba, responded to this review

Good morning, Thank you for taking your time to write a review about our hotel. We are thrilled your experience was so pleasant staying here. Our goal is to make our guests feel at home. We hope to be of your service again in the future. Thank you for prefering us. Best regards, Rosemary Aybar General Manager More

Zagreb, Croatia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

So I've read all the reviews, was ready for the stairs and noise. The colonial-style deco was perfectly fine, even though the hotel desperately needs refurbishment if you ask me. However, no one could prepare me for the hygiene there. Human hair (God knows from which parts of the body) around the sink and the toilet. Windows had to be... More

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condepenalba, General Manager at Hotel Conde de Penalba, responded to this review

Good morning, We appreciate you taking your time to comment about our hotel so we can improve and serve you better. Also we would like to apologize for the inconvenients you may have encountered. It is our top priority to provide the best quality service so we can warranty your satisfaction, and so we prioritize on hygiene. We have immediately... More

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the hotel February 3rd and 4th Room 202 a very nice room with two beds,Be prepared to not sleep too much as the noise is horrific, We had a bad experience we found our money was missing,The bad part was that someone had been through all our things to find it as it was... More

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condepenalba, General Manager at Hotel Conde de Penalba, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you for providing feedback about our hotel. Certaintly it was unfortunate the experience you mention. In effect the hotel does have a safe in every room with a sign attached to it where we exhort our guests to use it and prevent any valuebles to be misplaced. We also have electronic locks from wich we can get... More

New York City, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

This hotel is right in the middle of the colonial zone in Santo Domingo. I've stayed here twice now. You could not ask for a better location. Many of the rooms have terraces, which provide the perfect spot for people watching, as does the hotel's sidewalk cafe downstairs. The building is old, but well maintained. It is clean and the... More

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72 reviews 72 reviews
21 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We did not stay at the hotel so this is a review of the restaurant. The location in in front of the Parque Colon makes this a good choice for breakfast, lunch or a few Presidente’s. The tree shaded patio tables were our choice for a lunch and we stopped daily for cold Presidente beer. We had the tuna sandwich... More

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Boulder, Colorado, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

This place is exactly what I was looking for! The corner room with the balcony my husband and I had was right on the lovely Parque Colon, which is the heart of the Zona Colonial. We didn't have a reservation, but were so glad we were able to get this room! Spacious, clean, elegant and with character, but the real... More

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Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Perfect location in Zona Colonial. Great Cafe on first floor that looks out at Catedral Primada de America. The oldest Cathedral in the Americas. This is a view from our balcony http://www.panoramio.com/photo/91458314

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New York City, New York
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64 reviews 64 reviews
17 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

This is a nice place, reasonably priced and in an excellent location to experience and explore the Zona Colonial, which is the oldest and most fascinating section of Santo Domingo. It was clean, secure, relaxed, and friendly, and you're close to a lot of things. I had no noise problems on the third floor, everything in the room worked well... More

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Gambellara, Italy
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62 reviews 62 reviews
12 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

The hotel is in the main street, so we knew there would have been noise. Still, we didn't expect loud music to be played right next door untill 3 am!!! The day after this sleepless night, we asked to be moved. The staff was really friendly and helpful and moved us to another room in the same floor. We have... More

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Address: Calle El Conde 111 Esq. Arzobispo Merino | Colonial Zone, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Santo Domingo Province > Santo Domingo > Zona Colonial
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Conde de Penalba 3*
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#4 Best Value Hotel in Santo Domingo
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our Hotel, of colonial architecture, is located in the heart of the Colonial City. Right across from the magnificent First Cathedral of America and Christopher Columbus Park. We are within walking distance of the most visited museums and colonial monuments of the XVI century, making us the most privileged hotel in the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo. ... more   less 
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