If Santo Domingo is your next vacation destination, get ready for a culture-rich ride. The capital of the Dominican Republic and one of the Caribbean’s oldest cities, Santo Domingo offers you a flashback to the colonial era. With many structures dating back to the early 1500s, including the Catedral Primada de América, Fortaleza Ozama, Alcázar de Colón, Museo Memorial de la Resistencia Dominicana and the Columbus Lighthouse, you will be astonished to see the opulence of the architectural marvels. Immerse yourself in the Dominican culture and experience the lively cultural institutions, vibrant nightlife, culinary delights, myriad performing arts, and the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea. With so many attractions in and around the city, what you would need is an ideal place to stay. If you wish to enjoy the feel of living in an actual house within a local neighborhood, check out the best Airbnbs in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic here.
Vacation in style by staying in this one-bedroom vintage home with upper-level sleeping quarters, an open concept lounge, wood beam ceilings, an outdoor dining area, and various colorful motifs throughout. Enjoy your drinks on the well-lit rooftop deck with lounge chairs and enjoy a peaceful vibe. Read a book and have breakfast or a cup of coffee sitting in the courtyard. Get ready to fall in love with the beautiful Spanish tiles and archways in the house. Located in a friendly neighborhood, there are plenty of restaurants, bars, supermarkets, and cultural sites at a walk-able distance from the house. The Las Américas International Airport is just 25 minutes away in a car (without traffic). Best suited for three guests, other amenities in the house include WiFi, TV, bathroom and bedroom essentials, coffee maker, kitchen, and free parking space.
Loft in Colonial Architecture Building with Rooftop TerraceSanto Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
Located in the city center, this tastefully designed studio apartment can house two guests and has one bedroom, one bath, and a fully equipped kitchen. Beautiful picture frames and New York-themed artworks adorn the walls. The apartment offers neatly arranged interiors and a vaulted, wooden beam ceiling. The best part of the house is an expansive rooftop terrace with a suspended swinging chair, sofa arrangement, and plants all around. You can simply relax here, forgetting everything else for a while. The neighborhood is a quiet place conveniently located next to Mirador Sur Park. You can find many restaurants, a 4D movie theatre and a brand-new downtown center nearby. It is also a short drive away to Zona Colonial. Distance from Las Américas International Airport is 31 minutes by car (without traffic).
Chic Apartment by Mirador Sur Park w/Ocean View
This one-bedroom downtown apartment is a stylish and classic beauty. Best suited for three guests, the apartment includes a living room decorated with beautiful artwork and a 55-inch Smart TV. An open kitchen, a bedroom with an en suite private bathroom, and beautiful Cedar wood walk-in closet are other highlights. The best part is a private balcony with a seating area that offers stunning views of the city. You can spend your nights here enjoying the city lights. Luxury facilities such as a gym, rooftop terrace, and indoor parking make this place a hot favorite. Also, the house is just walking distance from various shops, restaurants, grocery stores, and bars. Distance from Las Américas International Airport is 28 minutes by car (without traffic).
Chic City Center Apartment, Great Views, Gym, Shared RooftopSanto Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
This beautiful condominium, located in one of the safest and most prestigious neighborhoods of Santo Domingo, meets high standards of comfort, quality, and style. The well-lit, white-themed house makes you feel refreshed and positive as you enter. The floor-to-ceiling windows, statement lighting, and a stunning herringbone-patterned decorated wall add instant elegance to the rooms. If you love to spend time in the open air, head to the roof for an amazing view of the city. You would love it at night with all the city lights on. Guests have access to the gym and can make use of free street parking. This one-bedroom house includes a living room, dining room, and a fully equipped kitchen along with other basic amenities including an indoor fireplace and air conditioner. Reaching here from the airport will take just 25 minutes by car (without traffic). Blue Mall, Agora Mall, and Centro Internacional de Cirugia Avanzada are just a short distance away. The Quisqueya Stadium is also nearby.
Downtown Upscale Contemporary Condo with Great City ViewsSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic
While in Santo Domingo, get to experience a bit of Egypt by staying in this luxurious apartment, centrally located in the Evaristo Morales neighborhood. Best suited for six guests, the décor of this three-bedroom apartment is loosely themed around ancient Egypt, so it accordingly features abundant gold decorative flourishes. You can store clothes in a fragrant walk-in closet lined with luxurious oak in the master bedroom of this lovely, spacious apartment. Its three bedrooms are equipped with Smart TV, Netflix, and air-conditioning. The house also includes a living room, fully-equipped kitchen, and a dining room. The apartment has a self-check-in option and parking is free on the premises. The property is within a radius of less than 600 meters (656 yards) to supermarkets, a mall, and restaurants. Distance from Las Américas International Airport is 28 minutes by car (without traffic).
Luxurious Apartment inspired by Ancient EgyptSanto Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
Enjoy a peaceful stay in Piantini, Santo Domingo’s most exclusive neighborhood, by choosing this apartment. Located within walking distance of excellent restaurants and shopping centers, this posh apartment will be an ideal resting pad for those who love a bit of luxury. Best-suited for four guests, this two-bedroom apartment has a spacious private balcony from where you can watch the hustle and bustle of the city. A soft, soothing color palette, clean lines, and symmetrical styling contrast with colorful, large-scale artwork and give the interior a classy touch. A living room, a fully-equipped kitchen, a dining room, three bathrooms, a shared pool, and exercise equipment are available in the apartment. Along with other basic amenities, baby monitor, children’s books and toys, and beach essentials are also available here. Distance from Las Américas International Airport is just 27 minutes by car (without traffic).
Cool Marble Floors at a Boutique Pad in Prestigious PiantiniSanto Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
Located in the heart of the colonial zone, the property offers the possibility of fun exploration by foot. It’s close to Malecon, while other must-sees include the Dominican convent and picturesque parks. Distance from Las Américas International Airport is 26 minutes by car without traffic. This two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment can house up to four guests. It also includes a living room, a fully-equipped kitchen, a dining room, a laundry room and a patio with outdoor seating, and a pool. The apartment’s optimal location makes it closer to most of the historic sites and great restaurants in the area.
Quiet Private Apartment Nestled in Historic SplendorSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic
Looking for a soothing place to rest after a hectic day trip? This one-bedroom condo, located in one of the safest and most prestigious neighborhoods would be a perfect choice. From the balcony, you can see the palms sway and if you head up to the roof, you can enjoy the perfect night view of the city. This airy condo is also adorned with statement lighting, and a beautiful, herringbone-patterned wall. With its floor-to-ceiling glass sliding doors, the house is well-lit. Blue Mall, Agora Mall, and the Centro Internacional de Cirugía Avanzada are just a short distance away. Distance from Las Américas International Airport is 27 minutes by car without traffic.
Watch Palms Sway from the Balcony of an Upscale City CondoSanto Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
Book this one-bedroom apartment when you are in Santo Domingo for a gem of a stay. From the elegantly done interior, clean and clutter-free ambiance, to the colorful cushions on the sofa, the apartment has an impeccable style. You can expect a consistent set of amenities you need to have as you do at home, including a fast WiFi and TV ready for streaming and a full kitchen with all the cooking essentials. This bright and airy apartment has great balcony views, while the building features a roof terrace and a well-equipped gym. Located in the most luxurious area of Santo Domingo, the property is at walking distance away from Blue Mall, Acropolis shopping centers, as well as some of the best restaurants and bars in town. Distance from the airport is 28 minutes by car.
*Cozy and Luxury 1BR - Santo Domingo
Modern, refined and tranquil are the words to describe this two-bedroom condominium. Best suited for four guests, the apartment is in Naco, one of the best and safest neighborhoods in Santo Domingo. The white-themed apartment, with polished marble floors, is adorned with emerald furniture and interesting wall accents. Ruby red drapes in the bedroom add in a romantic element. The interesting play of colors will make you fall in love with this house. A fully equipped kitchen, gym, TV, washer, and bed and bath essentials as well as free parking on the premises are other amenities guests can make use of. The apartment is just three blocks away from Plaza Naco, which has a number of banks, pharmacies, and all kinds of stores—hardware, clothing, electronics, and much more. Distance from Las Américas International Airport is 26 minutes by car.
Gorgeous Centrally Located Apt with Gym & BalconySanto Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
Experience the oldest city in the Americas, Santo Domingo
Santo Domingo is no longer the grim, pale colonial city that it used to be before. Restorations have changed the shape of the city and the Colonial Zone is now a UNESCO World Heritage site. From beautiful beaches to world-class resorts to crafts such as cocoa farming and pottery making, there is much to explore in this beautiful city. Visit the Mercado Modelo (model market) and stroll around the food stalls for an authentic food experience, and check out the crafts and souvenirs for sale. Santo Domingo has all the ingredients for a perfect vacation, so check out the top vacation rentals here and book your stay.
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