Hispaniola Hotel & Casino

Ave Independencia Esq Abraham Lincoln, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic | 1 star hotel
Prices starting from $90.00

Travel Blogs from Santo Domingo

Viva La Vega!

A travel blog entry by kailuabeth


... we are here, right? She greeted me with a hug and a kiss, held my hand for the walking tour, and sat with me during the service. The two of us can't communicate with words, but I have a feeling we are going to be really great friends by the end of this week. The children of the church were very happy to see us. Our crew got to hug and kiss a lot of babies and kiddos...I already know we aren't going to want to leave them when we are done here! We were honored to ...

Santo Domingo

A travel blog entry by frawldog


... awkward. Very strange. They were aggressive, but I wasn't interested in sex. I later went to a nightclub and it was supposed to be really nice and popular, but there was only about 20 people there. It was a bit disappointing. I also stopped by the casino and went to watch the Mayweather and Cotto fight. While walking to the casino, many people tried to stop and sell, me drugs, cigars, girls ...

The good and the bad of a relaxed lifestyle

A travel blog entry by viajerisima

... butts off with only thin sheets for blankets.  Anyways- a little more complaining.... We had to be at the office at 6:15 AM yet didn't leave until 7:30.  Yay Dominican time. That day was spent in museums- first the Mirabal sisters (they fought against the dictator Trujillo in the 50's and 3/4 were killed), then an art/history museum that was very beautiful but sufficiently boring, and finally a ridiculously short tour of the city ending in a ...

Work can begin!

A travel blog entry by angela_smith


... outside when all the kids were telling me she was here and saw them pull up to the house on horses.
Another weekend there was a "rezo" in Heidi's community, Antonci, so I went to her place for 2 days. When someone dies there is a 9 day "resting" period and on the 9th day is "rezo." From what happened in Antonci for the "rezo" there were 2 activities. Inside the house of the deceased friends/family were crying and when you ...

Living it up

A travel blog entry by viajerisima


... Along the way, the car I was in got pulled over by the police- not for speeding nor having 5 people in the back seat, but so they could search for drugs. That's all they were concerned with- and the guys had to watch to make sure the police didn't plant anything, THEN claim to find it. The system is very corrupt here, but after about 10 minutes we were good to go and on our way again. At around 2:30, they took us to one of the only 24 ...


This 1 star hotel, located in the Gazcue area of Santo Domingo, is near Alcazar de Colon.
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