Casas del XVI
Located in the beautiful ‘Colonial City’ of Santo Domingo, a UNESCO World Heritage site, this unique boutique property transports guests back in time, combining meticulously restored 16th century buildings with modern luxuries and refined hospitality.
The only hotel of its kind in Santo Domingo, this intimate collection of houses exude old world romance along with the utmost in contemporary comforts, evident throughout the Luxury Rooms and Royal Suite. Each Casa’s individual décor pays homage to local history and culture plus Spanish-tile floors and palm-shaded courtyards that are perfect for evening aperitifs and alfresco dining. They are also home to personal butlers, ‘Mayordomos’, who are on hand to tend to guests’ every need. For a refreshing swim, wander into the courtyard of Casa de los Mapas, surrounded by tropical ferns and daybeds. Wake up to a freshly prepared breakfast, served either in the Casa or out in the courtyard, while lunch and dinner are also available upon request. Help yourself to a delicious Dominican rum or range of beverages from the honesty bar, where your butler can turn mixologist in no time. The city’s most acclaimed sights are all within 20 minutes’ walk from the hotel plus an array of interesting tours are available, like the ‘Old City Stroll’ or ‘Flavours of the Old City’ tour, perfect for foodies. For ocean lovers, Montesinos Beach is just 10 minutes’ walk from the hotel and is a great spot for beach games and a leisurely spot of sunbathing.