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Just steps away from history, architecture and entertainment for all ages

Billini Hotel is located in the heart of the colonial city of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, about a 30-minute drive from Las Américas-JFPG International Airport. From here it is just moments to the city’s most popular attractions, historical sites and things to do. Whether you’re interested in Santo Domingo’s architectural treasures, bustling nightlife or rich history, our boutique hotel is the perfect locale for discovering the top attractions in the city. Significant historical monuments from the Spanish Colonial era surround Billini Hotel. The oldest cathedral in the Americas, the Basilica Santa Maria Cathedral of the Incarnation, is only a five-minute walk from our door. Christopher Columbus’s 500-year-old home is also within walking distance, along with a host of other 16th century cathedrals, museums and landmarks. 

 

Come to Billini Hotel and experience Spanish Colonial history like you’ve never seen it before. Our 24-hour concierge is available to make sightseeing recommendations or arrange for tours of the Zona Colonial or a nearby chocolate or cigar plantation. 

Ágora Mall

The Dominican Republic’s first eco-friendly mall includes 180 shops, including many international big name brands like Guess,

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Amber World Museum

Located in the Colonial Zone, this museum examines how the semiprecious gem amber, which is found in great quantities throughout the Dominican Republic

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Blue Mall

One of Santo Domingo’s more upscale malls, Blue Mall caters to high-end shoppers with stores that include Louis Vuitton

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Cathedral de Santa Maria
The Cathedral of Santa Maria - Cathedral of Santo Domingo, The First in America

Built from royal palms in 1514, this magnificent stone cathedral now takes up an entire city block. In addition to housing the tombstones of Simón Bolívar

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Chu Chu Colonial Tour

Climb aboard the Colonial Chu Chu Train for a guided 45-minute tour through the streets of Santo Domingo where you will hear stories and legends from throughout the city’s 500-year history. 

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Cine 4D - Zona Colonial - Santo Domingo

Be part of an adventure that you will never forget, we will take you back to 1586,

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El Museo Memorial de la
Resistencia Dominicana Memorial Museum of Dominican Resistance

El Museo Memorial de la Resistencia Dominicana celebrates the men and women who defied the brutal dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo and his successor Joaquin Balaguer.

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Iglesia de San Lazaro / Church of San Lazaro

Built in 1650, this church stood next to and gave hope to the patients and families of a hospital that treated people with infectious diseases common to colonial times,

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Iglesia y Convento de las Mercedes
Church and Convent of Our Lady of Mercy

Built from 1527 to 1557 to honor the patron saint of the Dominican Republic,

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Jalao Restaurant

With its fully “Dominican blooded” cuisine, ambience and customs

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Jardin Botanico

This lush, meticulously maintained botanical garden spans two square kilometers of indigenous flora, aquatic plants

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La Briciola Restaurant

Year 1994: in the heart of the historical center of Santo Domingo, in the most comely plaza of the city, in close proximity to the first Cathedral of the Americas

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La Cassina Restaurant

La Cassina showcases superb Mediterranean cuisine in a vibrant ambiance. 

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Larimar Factory

Found in shades of white, gray, earth tones, ruby, green, and an array of blues, Larimar is a rare stone existing only in the Dominican Republic.

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Lulú Tasting Bar

Located in a centuries-old building featuring a charming brick and garden courtyard, this tapas restaurant showcases delicious,

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Malecon

A vibrant oceanfront promenade lined with hotels, casinos and restaurants, this is where you can do a little sightseeing and people watching,

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Monasterio de San Francisco
Monastery of San Francisco

Built in 1508 by Franciscan friars, the first monastery in the New World consisted of three connected chapels.

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Museo Alcazar de Colon

This grand, 22-room coral rock palace on the Ozama River served as the home for Christopher Columbus’s son, Diego, who was the first viceroy of the West Indies.

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Museo de Juan Pablo Duarte
Museum of Juan Pablo Duarte

One of the founding fathers of the Dominican Republic, Juan Pablo Duarte, was born here in 1813

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Museo de las Casas Reales

Housed in the 16th century building that once served as the Spanish Governor’s Royal Court,

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Museo del Ron y la Caña
Museum of Rum and Sugar Cane

Housed inside a beautifully refurbished 16th century building,

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National Aquarium

Located directly on the Caribbean and one of the largest aquariums in the Caribbean, the National Aquarium offers an up close and personal glimpse at a diverse range of marine life,

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Naval de las Atarazanas
Naval Museum of the Atarazanas

With exhibits ranging from artifacts salvaged from the wrecked galleon Concepción to studies of the gold, silver and slave trades

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Panteón Nacional/ National Pantheon

This impressive neo-classical style building resembles a fortress but was actually built in 1746 to serve as a Jesuit church.

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Pat'e Palo European Brasserie

This European bistro’s 500-year-old building is said to have housed the very first tavern in the New World.

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Samurai Restaurant

This chic Japanese restaurant is known for serving the best sushi in Santo Domingo. 

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Shibuya Ichiban Restaurant

This Japanese restaurant and sushi bar is located in the Blue Mall, making it ideal when you’re looking to enjoy a break from your shopping spree.

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Teatro Nacional Eduardo Brito

Surrounded by the museums and cultural institutions of the Plaza de la Cultura, this world-class performance venue hosts opera,

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