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Top tips for finding the perfect the Dominican Republic hotel
The main city in the Dominican Republic is Santo Domingo de Guzmánis, an excellent spot to base yourself if you want to explore the country. It’s one of the two biggest cities in the West Indies. There are plenty of great hotels here, and Barceló Santo Domingo is highly recommended.
Another of the Dominican Republic’s main tourist cities is Santiago de los Caballeros. Its main attractions include Pico Isabel de Torres, the city's highest point, which you can reach by cable car, and the celebrated La Aurora Cigar Factory. A good place to stay is the Platino Hotel & Casino.
One of the most popular tourist activities in the Dominican Republic is whale-watching. The best location for this is the Samaná Peninsula in the north-eastern part of the island. Stay at Xeliter Vista Mare, which is also near the beach resorts of Playa Las Flechas and Cayo Levantado.
The northern and south-eastern coasts, known for their beach resorts and clear water, are the busiest areas during peak tourist season. You might want to consider booking a hotel in one of the other regions of the island if you want to avoid the influx of visitors.
Santo Domingo de Guzmán is where you’ll find the majority of the museums in the Dominican Republic. There are plenty of them too, including the Museum of Natural History, the Pre-Hispanic Art Museum, the Museum of Antique Coins and the Museum of Dominican Family.
Golf is one of the prime attractions drawing visitors to the country, and there are some fine golf courses dotted all over the island. If you’re planning a golfing holiday with friends, Casa De Campo Resort & Villas in La Romana has no fewer than three top-class golf courses.
The cheapest 3-star hotel room in the Dominican Republic found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $296, while the most expensive was $2,371.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in the Dominican Republic if you stay on a Thursday. The opposite is true for, Saturday, which is usually the most expensive day.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in the Dominican Republic for 3 days.
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in the Dominican Republic, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in the Dominican Republic in March and August.
Book at least 22 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your the Dominican Republic accommodation.
FAQs when booking a hotel in the Dominican Republic
In February, the Carnival season sees the country's largest parade festival of the year, with each region represented by its own traditional costumes. During the carnival, parades are held in all the major cities. The Dominican Republic Jazz Festival takes place in November, with concerts held in rotating venues in the main cities. One of the most delicious annual events is the Mango Festival in June, which showcases more than 100 varieties of the fruit produced in the country. The festival is held in the town of Bani where you could book a stay at Casa Gloria.
You’ll find child-friendly family hotels in all of the main resorts on the island, with many of them in Punta Cana. Barceló Bávaro Palace and Occidental Caribe are just two of them. In Santo Domingo, you can stay at Catalonia Santa Domingo or the Dominican Fiesta Hotel & Casino with its children's pool. Cribs and high chairs are provided if required, and babysitting and child care services are also available.
Punta Cana is the city of choice for restaurants, bars, nightclubs and other nightlife activities in the Dominican Republic. There are party buses, beach parties and a whole host of dance clubs and live music venues to choose from. The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino makes for a good choice of hotel to be in the thick of things. Alternatively, you could stay in an establishment like Kepler’s Place if you prefer an apartment-style hotel.
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Dominican Republic. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
Based on KAYAK hotel searches, the most popular destination is Punta Cana (65% of total searches to Dominican Republic). The next most popular destinations are Santo Domingo (30%) and Puerto Plata (3%). Searches for hotels in Sosúa (2%) are also popular.
Based on KAYAK hotel searches, the most popular region to stay in Dominican Republic is La Altagracia. Distrito Nacional and Puerto Plata are also very popular.
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Dominican Republic for as cheap as $16 (Punta Cana) in the last 3 days. The average price is $395.
In the last 72 hours, users have found Dominican Republic hotels for tonight for as low as $18 (Punta Cana). Users have also found 3-star hotels from $18 (Punta Cana) and 4-star+ hotels from $33 (Santo Domingo).
Where to stay in the Dominican Republic?
Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in the Dominican Republic by showing you the exact location of each hotel.