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Hotel Discovery
Ranked #66 of 79 Hotels in Santo Domingo
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“DON'T DO IT”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2010

Stayed for one night on July 5th, when we walked into hotel it looked very clean, we were assigned a room on the second floor; when we walked into the room it was more like a closet, the AC barely worked. Went out to get dinner, when we opened the door and turned the lights on, there were roaches all over the floor and there was water pouring into the room from the AC. Called front desk and asked to change rooms, when when got to the other room which faced parque independencia we discovered two roaches...at this point we decided it was just for the night and place our luggage on the second bed...first thing in the morning we checked out.

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2008

This is one of the newer hotels in the Colonial Zone offering reasonably prices rooms that include hot water, air conditioning, refrigerators and more. The rooms are small but very clean as is the building. Security is excellent as everyone passes by check-in and cameras monitor every entrance, elevator and floor.

There's a a roof top patio for relaxing with a great view of the surrounding area and a very affordable restaurant and bar on the ground floor that offers a nice view of the very busy Avenida Independencia. (Some of the rooms are noisy.)

The location is close to a lot what's happening and what you need in the Colonial Zone and the hotel is very "guest friendly" with proper identification required.

  • Liked — In room refrigerator, cleanliness
  • Disliked — Rooms facing Parque Independencia have an interesting view but are noisy.
  • Stayed March 2008, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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3 Thank PapiKRico
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Property: Hotel Discovery
Address: C/ Arz. Nouel 402 | Frente al Parque Independencia, Santo Domingo 10210, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Santo Domingo Province > Santo Domingo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #66 of 79 Hotels in Santo Domingo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Discovery 3*
Number of rooms: 42
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Discovery offers great hospitality, excellent service, pleasant, friendly and romantic spirit. With all the comforts, our rooms are equipped with high comfort, the best prices and offer a great hospitality in a family atmosphere. ... more   less 
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