Sheraton Santo Domingo Hotel
(809) 221 6666
365 George Washington Avenue · Santo DomingoI02-05 · Dominican Republic 
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Things to do in Dominican Republic

Sheraton Santo Domingo Hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Santo Domingo, perfect for experiencing the many things to do in Dominican Republic. Guests enjoy stunning panoramas views of the shimmering Caribbean Sea and close proximity to many of Santo Domingo's most popular attractions. Located close to the city's Historic Colonial Zone, Sheraton Santo Domingo Hotel helps guests see the sights and learn about Dominican culture at the same time.  Guests can also partake in celebrating Santo Domingo's Colonial Festival, which is an annual music, art, and culture festival celebrated by the locals. 

Sheraton Santo Domingo Hotel is five minutes from Sans Souci, a new cruise ship port, and ten minutes from the modern financial district. Las Américas International Airport (SDQ) is less than a half-hour away.

Arts & Culture

  • National Palace  0.8 miles
  • National Museum of History & Geography  1.0 miles


  • Cathedral of Santa Maria la Menor  1.2 miles
  • Catedral Primada de America  1.6 miles
  • University Iberoamericana (UNIBE)  2.0 miles

Corporate Offices

  • Hapag-Lloyd  1.2 miles
  • Government Offices  1.8 miles
  • Ambev  3.7 miles
Government Offices
  • Dominican Republic Embassy  2.1 miles

Local Attractions

  • Plaza de la Cultura  1.0 miles
  • House of Tostado  1.1 miles
  • The National Theater  1.1 miles


  • Sans Souci Port  2.6 miles

Acropolis (7.0 km / 4.3 miles) Acropolis, located in the Paintini district of Santo Domingo, features a mixture of shopping and dining including designers like Kenneth Cole. The mall also includes Caribbean Cinemas.

Alcázar de Colón, Columbus Alcazar (2.4 km / 1.5 mi) Alcázar de Colón, the oldest Viceregal residence in the Americas, includes a museum featuring European art from the late medieval and Renaissance.

Amber Museum (2.3 km / 1.4 mi) The Amber Museum features guided tours of their collection of Dominican amber, classified by experts as the most transparent amber in the world.

Blue Mall (6.8 km / 4.2 miles) Located in the Paintini district, Blue Mall is home to luxury shopping including BCBG MAXAZRIA, Brooks Brothers, CH Carolina Herrera, Louis Vuitton, and Salvatore Ferragamo.

Cathedral of Santa Maria la Menor, First Cathedral of the New World (2.1 km / 1.3 mi) Construction of this cathedral dedicated to St. Mary of the Incarnation began in 1512 and was completed in 1540. The cathedral features Gothic and Baroque elements as well as an art collection that includes woodcarvings and jewelry.

Faro A Colón, Columbus Light House (5.4 km / 3.4 mile) Columbus Lighthouse was constructed in 1986 and contains a museum and a mausoleum that contains the purported remains of Christopher Columbus. The cross-shaped construction also includes light beams that can be seen from neighboring Puerto Rico.

Fortaleza Ozama, Ozama Fortress (2.2 km / 1.4 mi) Overlooking the Ozama River, Fortaleza Ozama stands as the entrance to Santo Domingo. The fortress is the oldest European military construction in America built from 1502 to 1505. In the 1960s the fortress was used as a prison, but has since been converted and opened to the public.

Jardín Botánico Nacional Dr. Rafael M. Moscoso, National Botanical Garden (8.3 km / 5.2 miles) Occupying one square mile of Santo Domingo, The National Botanical Garden was opened in 1976 and serves as an opportunity for the study and preservation of plants and animals. During your visit enjoy permanent collections of beautiful orchids, aquatic plants, palms, ferns, and more.
Los Tres Ojos, The Three Eyes (5.8 km / 3.6 mi) Los Tres Ojos is an open-air, limestone cave that features three lakes in Mirador del Este Park in East Santo Domingo and is one of the most popular attractions in the Dominican Republic.

Parque Zoológico Nacional, National Zoo (9.5 km / 5.9 miles) One of the largest zoos in Latin America, the National Zoo in Santo Domingo was opened in 1975 and is home to over 82 species of different exotic and indigenous plants and animals.