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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is in a rebuilt colonial mansion. The lobby and bar are about all that remain of the original, who the some interesting artifacts on display. The front desk personnel were very prompt and helpful. My problem was the rooms. Our group of four was in two rooms. My husband and I shared a room at the top of... More 

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Munich, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We (family with two children + granddad) arrived late evening after a terrible flight only to discover that the hotel had not taken note of our reservation, which we made through expedia.com. We also had email contact with the manager two days before, asking about the rooms. So there we were in the middle of the night with no room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Although the educated staff were not around much it didn't matter. Their janitor was an absolute angel and the kitchen / cleaning staff were so sweet too. Great location near the colonial monuments and wonderful restaurants within walking distance. Was in love with the massive mango tree in the central patio beside the pool. It would drop loads of mangos... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

This hotel is located in the heart of the colonial zone in a renovated structure that was built in the 1500s I believe. There are some interesting artifacts in the lobby that were found during the renovation as well as some items from other parts of the island. We had a group of 13 people who stayed here. The manager... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

Spent 2 nights here in January, I was very satisfied with this hotel. Located in Zona Colonial this is good base for exploring and walking there. Both the area and hotel felt safe. Hotel itself is quite small and located in old building, which gave it nice and cozy feeling. Room was big enough and clean. I really liked the... More 

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donael, Owner at Hotel Dona Elvira, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, which helps us to continue to improve our service quality, water pressure and breakfast diversity. Marc Bautil More 

Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

It's always a pleasure for me to visit new places, meet new people. I wanted to stay at Zona Colonial and unexpectedly I found out about this hotel, the perfect location for me. It's quiet, nice room with the colonial essence. When arrived there I was so tired but the staff's welcome cheered me up. They were very helpful, helped... More 

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donael, Owner at Hotel Dona Elvira, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments, guests like you is what makes this business so pleasant, we thrive to make your stay in zona colonial the most enjoyable possible! Marc Bautil More 

Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

lthis is my seond stay here , the thing is love about this hotel is its charm and peacefulness , the location is just minutes from all the activites you need , iam especially fond of all the staff here , the conde district is 5 minutes walking distance , the hotel is small with a true historical feel ,... More 

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donael, Owner at Hotel Dona Elvira, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments, guests like you is what makes this business so pleasant, we thrive to make your stay in zona colonial the most enjoyable possible! Marc Bautil More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

great location in zona colonial super nice rooms and friendly staff great food indian belgian fusion hina the cook and wilton the manager solemni the lovely wife of the owner ..the swimming pool mango tree and jacuzzi

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Thank you for your kind comments, guests like you is what makes this business so pleasant, we thrive to make your stay in zona colonial the most enjoyable possible! Marc Bautil More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

I really like the service the staff provided and how cleanliness of the room. The breakfast was fresh and my family and I felt safe at all time in the hotel. It is in a great location and you will find a lot to explore around the hotel site.

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Thank you for your kind comments, guests like you is what makes this business so pleasant, we thrive to make your stay in zona colonial the most enjoyable possible! Marc Bautil More 

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I was amazed to stumble upon this very reasonably priced, tastefully renovated and beautifully decorated 16th century house within a short walk of El Conde. The staff are really nice and attentive. Breakfast is included. Charming courtyard with birds and plants. Comfortable and clean rooms. Laundry service. Great pizzeria on the corner. Only problem is that the hotel across the... More 

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donael, Owner at Hotel Dona Elvira, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments, guests like you is what makes this business so pleasant, we thrive to make your stay in zona colonial the most enjoyable possible! Marc Bautil More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A large lobby and spacious dining rooms await visitors, crowned by 20 feet high ceilings featuring original mahogany beans encased in massive colonial walls. Cool off from shopping and musueum jaunts with a relaxing dip in the pool and jacuzzi. Drink a cocktail in the private garden patio under a century old mango tree. Fifteen rooms and suites equipped with the latest amenities welcome the modern traveler, on business or leisure. Walking distance around Hotel Dona Elvira, discover the delightful historical ambiance and stately beauty of the Zona Colonial of Santo Domingo with its landmarks, sidewalk cafes, elegant restaurants, night clubs and cultural events. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Dona Elvira

Address: 207 Padre Billini | Zona Colonial, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Santo Domingo Province > Santo Domingo > Zona Colonial
Price Range: $61 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Dona Elvira 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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