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Hilton Santo Domingo

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Swimming Pool and Tower

Swimming pool and tower of the Hilton Santo Domingo

(c) Hilton Santo Domingo

The Bottom Line:

Newest modern high-rise hotel in the Dominican Republic's capital is adjacent to a brand-new shopping complex. Pictures of the Hilton Santo Domingo

What's Special About the Hilton Santo Domingo?:

At the time of its opening in 2005, this modern hotel in the first city of the Americas had a lot of firsts itself: the only feather duvets, the largest casino, the largest and most modern meeting spaces. The 21-story tower takes full advantage of views with a 20th floor aquarium-themed Executive Lounge, the Sol Y Sombra restaurant and bar with floor-to-ceiling windows, and glass elevators in the atrium lobby.

Guest Rooms and Suites:

228 guest rooms including 32 suites feature down comforters with duvet covers, high-speed Internet access, and cable TV with a large selection of channels in English. Rooms on the Executive Floor feature wireless Internet, a Lounge overlooking the ocean serving breakfast and cocktails, a large work desk, a rain showerhead, and a fish bowl with a Hilton blue fish.

Dining at the Hilton Santo Domingo:

Choices include a la carte menus at lunch and dinner and the buffet at Sol and Sombra; afternoon tea at Vista Bar & Lounge; the outdoor La Torre Terrace, and the Akwa Pool Bar.

Business and Meetings:

The hotel caters to business travelers with a business center that offers PCs, color photocopies, high speed and wireless Internet, and secretarial services. State of the art meeting facilities include a ballroom that seats up to 550 banquet-style and meeting rooms with floor-to-ceiling views of the Caribbean.

Recreation at Hilton Santo Domingo:

The 7th floor swimming pool is an oasis from the busy streets below, and a dolphin mosaic at the bottom adds a whimsical touch. On ground level, the attached shopping center Melacon houses retail, business offices and the city's largest casino.

Spa and Fitness Center:

A full service fitness center takes advantage of sea views. The spa was not open at this writing, but is scheduled to be complete in early 2006.

Location and Contact Information:


In Santo Domingo, the capital city of the Dominican Republic, about ten minutes away from the Colonial City.
AV. George Washington 500, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
phone: 809.685.0000, 877.GO-HILTON; fax: 809.685.0202;
email: reservations.santodomingo@hilton.com
web site: Hilton Santo Domingo

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