The hotel, a member of the Marriott Group, recently reopened in Santo Domingo after the internationally famous U.S. hotel chain invested some US$40 million in its complete renovation.
The iconic hotel, situated in Santo Domingo’s beautiful “Malecon,” the city’s seaside boulevard, has reopened focusing on the tourism segment of national and international conventions.
Other hotels in Santo Domingo are also focusing on this important and fast-growing segment of the industry.
Built in 1942, the Jaragua Hotel is one of the capital city’s most important hotels.
The facility underwent a US$40 million renovation, which includes the complete overhaul of the hotel’s 300 rooms, presidential suites, spa, fitness center, swimming pool, kitchens, 10 meeting rooms, a private club and ample parking.
The hotel’s Luna Tapas Bar & Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner; its Sun Lounge & Pool Bar is open daily for lunch, and the Merengue Bar & Lounge, situated in the casino, serves national and international drinks and offers live music.
Its 13 meeting rooms and conference halls occupy a total of 2,170 square meters of construction. It also provides tropical outdoor spaces for weddings and social events.
The Marriott Group is a U.S. hotel chain with 4,100 hotels distributed in 78 countries, through 19 well-known brands. The chain also runs the Courtyard and the JW Marriott Santo Domingo in the country’s capital city.