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Safety index

61 out of 100

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Safe area

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Luxury

Luxury

Spa

Spa

El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel

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8.9

Good (2,824 ratings)

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic - 

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1.5 km Blue Mall

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1.5 km Malecon

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2 km Agora Mall

Hotel Overview

El Embajador, a luxurious hotel in Santo Domingo, has garnered attention from guests for its exceptional services and facilities. It stands out for its elegant ambiance, strategic location offering panoramic views of the city, and attentive staff. While it receives high praise, it also faces criticism in certain areas that could improve the overall guest experience.

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Hotel highlights

Atmosphere

Food

Location

  1. Exceptional Service: Staff are highly praised for their courtesy and attentiveness, ensuring guests feel welcomed and valued.
  2. Elegant Ambiance: The hotel boasts a sophisticated decor that impresses guests and enhances their stay.
  3. Strategic Location: Situated in a prime area, it offers breathtaking city views and easy access to local attractions.
  4. Quality Dining: The hotel's restaurants receive excellent reviews for their variety and quality of food.
  5. Premium Facilities: Guests appreciate the well-maintained swimming pool, fitness center, and spa for relaxation and leisure.
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Area for improvement

Air Conditioning

  1. Room Decor: Some guests feel the room decorations are dated and could benefit from modernization.
  2. Wi-Fi Connectivity: Issues with Wi-Fi stability and speed have been reported, impacting guest satisfaction.
  3. Price Range: There are comments indicating that the price might be high compared to the value received.
  4. Noise Level: Noise from both inside and outside the hotel can sometimes disturb guests, affecting their comfort.
  5. Room Service Speed: Delays in room service delivery have been noted, detracting from the overall experience.

Amenities

Extra beds/cribs

Restaurant

Bar

Room service

Room service

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Pool

Spa

Spa

Free WiFi

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Score icon8.9

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Total 2,824 Reviews

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Blended Web Rating

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8.8

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9.0

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booking

1,843 Reviews

8.8 / 10

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expedia

981 Reviews

9.0 / 10

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Atmosphere was mentioned 219 times

0% Negative98% Positive

Reviews based on Atmosphere

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Ofelina Rodriguez5 months ago
5/5Google icon

LOVED LOVED LOVED! I stayed here to celebrate my partner’s birthday weekend and it was amazing. I added the romantic package to our booking and called the hotel to get some customizations and they were able to give me everything I wanted and more. The only downside was that unfortunately the main pool was being renovated during our stay, so we didn’t have access to the pool, but we were offered access to the spa’s pool and the pool at a neighbor hotel. I want to give a special shout out to one of the managers, Yara, who was able to exceed my expectations since even before I got to the hotel all the way to the moment of checkout. The ambiance of the hotel and the nature surrounding the hotel was breath taking. Breakfast was also amazing! I’m looking forward to revisit this hotel in the future!

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Gaëlle Lucien1 year ago
5/5Google icon

Excellent hôtel! Great location! Amazing service! Cleaning service on top! The housekeeping changes the towels and cleans the room on daily basis. Excellent food! The servers are always checking on you and making sure "todo bien" Fabiola Petit the guest experience manager is very great at her job, very kind and professional. Always smiling, never tired of answering questions. She gave that smooth and friendly help upon the check-in and through day-to-day stay that I would never forget. I would recommend El Embajador hôtel to anyone that loves enjoying luxury vibe experience.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 298

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Number of floors 9

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Number of buildings/towers 1

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Year Built 1956

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

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65

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18

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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What's nearby

Blue Mall

1.5 km

Malecon

1.5 km

Agora Mall

2 km

Sambil Santo Domingo

3.5 km

Guibia Beach

5 km

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Getting around

Heroes Center Station

1 km

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Airports Nearby

Las Americas Intl. Airport (SDQ)

20 km

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Restaurants

Viralata

350 m

McDonald's

490 m

Albert's licores

840 m

Meson de la Cava

980 m

Jardin del Embajador

Nearby

Street View

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Daytime safety

45 out of 100

Risky

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Nighttime safety

20 out of 100

Very Unsafe

Santo Domingo safety index

Safety

Crime

61

Overall Safety Index

Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

61 out of 100

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Women safety

Risky

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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60

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Physical safety

Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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80

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Property safety

Unsafe

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Likelihood of theft.

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37

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Political safety

Risky

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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51

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LGBTQ safety

Unsafe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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39

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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67

Overall Crime index

High

An average rating of the crime categories

67 out of 100

Property crime severity

High

74

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Mugging or robbery  75/100

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Car theft  57/100

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Car break-ins  70/100

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Home break-ins  57/100

Violent crime severity

High

80

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Physical attacks  59/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  23/100

Other crime severity

Extreme

81

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Insult or harassment in public  44/100

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Corruption or bribery  89/100

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Drug problem  66/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.5 - $1.7

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Coffee

$0.8 - $3.9

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Beer 0.5L

$1.3 - $3.4

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$3.9 - $18.8

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$0.5 - $0.8

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.3 - $3.9

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$31.3 - $78.3

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$4.2 - $14.1

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McMeal at McDonalds

$5.5 - $7

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$0.4 - $1.9

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Public transport, monthly pass

$47 - $86.1

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.1 - $1.2

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$15.7 - $31.3

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$18.6 - $78.3

Weather In Santo Domingo

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Precipitation In Santo Domingo

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Traffic around property

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Moderate

Traffic is moving at a steady pace, smooth driving without significant delays.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 13:00

Children welcome

No pets or service animals

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