Set in the heart of Santo Domingo’s Colonial Zone, Novus Plaza Hodelpa is one of the area’s most unique hotels, a fun, modern and inviting destination surrounded by fabulous attractions, museums, shops and dining. When not out exploring the sights, we offer everything you need to ensure a relaxing, rewarding experience.Learn More
Novus Plaza Hodelpa does not have onsite wedding facilities, however our sister hotel, Hodelpa Casa Real, can accommodate celebrations ranging from intimate family affairs to large formal receptions.Learn More
In the morning, you can start your day with a splendid complimentary buffet breakfast in our contemporary Patio Restaurant. Afternoons and evenings feature a creative a la carte menu of international specialties perfect for any taste and occasion.Learn More
From street markets and concerts to seasonal festivals, holiday celebrations cultural events and more, there’s something fun happening every day in Santo Domingo. Stay at Novus Plaza Hodelpa and you’ll enjoy a front-row seat to the city’s best events,Learn More
Welcome to Novus Plaza Hodelpa
Affordable Hotel in Santo Domingo
Experience one of the most modern, dynamic and affordable hotels in the Santo Domingo Colonial Zone when you stay at Novus Plaza Hodelpa. Located directly on bustling El Conde Street, the only pedestrian shopping, dining and entertainment thoroughfare in the city, our bright, modern rooms, casual terrace restaurant and warm, friendly service provide the perfect gateway for families, groups and couples seeking to experience the Colonial Zone’s vibrant shopping, dining, culture and nightlife.
Rancho Chito Restaurant
Savor authentic Dominican cuisine at this cozy, family owned restaurant.
Calle El Conde
The oldest commercial street in the city, Calle El Conde is a bustling 11-block boulevard lined with shops, cafés, restaurants and clubs.
El Faro a Colón
Built in the shape of a cross, this massive 676-foot monument contains the tomb of Columbus and a powerful lighting system that shines for nearly 71km (44 miles), projecting a gigantic cross in the sky that can be seen as far away as Puerto Rico.
The 4D Gate recreates the invasion of the walled city of Santo Domingo by Sir Francis Drake in 1586. The exhilarating experience shows what it was like to dodge cannonballs, be attacked by swords and watch the city burn.
El Parque Colon
Located in the heart of the Colonial Zone, Columbus Park is a destination featuring historic churches, buildings, and forts. It sits at the end of Calle El Conde, the capital's main thoroughfare and a pedestrian-friendly thoroughfare lined with cafés and shops.
Basilica Catedral Santa Maria de la Encarnacion
Located on the Parque Colon in the Ciudad Colonial, the Basilica Catedral Santa Maria de la Encarnacion is the first and oldest cathedral in the Americas. Stunning features include dramatic Gothic architecture, fantastic friezes and ornamentation, the original 500-year old mahogany doors, which are still unlocked with the same centuries-old key and a hammered silver altar.
Built between 1502 and 1508, the Fortress of Santo Domingo, also known as Fortaleza Ozama, is considered to be one of the oldest forts in the Americas. Tours are offered, or you can explore the fort on your own.
Kaw Kow Experience at the Museum of Chocolate
Located in the heart of the Colonial Zone, the Kaw Kow Experience at the Museum of Chocolate invites you to enjoy chocolate in an entirely new way by seeing how chocolate is made and creating your own chocolate goodies in an experience guaranteed to be sweet and fun for the entire family.
Museo Infantil Trampolín
The Museo Infantil Trampolín makes learning fun with an array of interesting, interactive exhibits on subjects ranging from the creation of the earth and universe to the biology of the human body, colors, energy, nature, the ecology and more.
Las Americas International Airport
Considered the second busiest airport in the country, it’s also distinguished as one of the largest in the Caribbean. In recent years, this major airport has been renovated with two additional terminals.