Event Venues in Santo Domingo

Connoisseurs Program

Among the new experiences offered by Casas del XVI is the Connoisseurs Program.
From a tour through museums of the Colonial City including Alcázar de Colón by the hand of one of its curators, dinner with experts in classical music of the Fundación Sinfonía, or a private polo match,
the Connoisseurs Program is designed to make the wishes of our guests come true.

Exceptional Experiences

For more information on these or other Connoisseur experiences, as well as pricing and reservations, please contact our Concierge at concierge@casasdelxiv.com

Lunch with our Interior Designer


Learn how to work clay according to the unique process of Casa Alfarera, a studio of handmade ceramic made with materials excavated...

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and processed in the Dominican Republic. The clay figures are made based on mineral recipes that reach their optimum cooking point; the enamels are toxic free so the pieces can be used freely on a daily basis.

Take a 1-hour couple’s or group class of manual modeling while also receiving a complete explanation of the ceramic process. The piece created during class can be taken home as a memento after being carefully treated. The class can also be adapted for children and includes a snack.

For connoisseurs of clay, Casa Alfarera offers the option of designing a personalized piece in conjunction with the artisan.

Lunch with our Interior Designer

Dress Up

As seen in Departures magazine, Santo Domingo has become an epicenter for the most stylish and creative artists, turning the city into a new Caribbean hot spot.

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Being located at the heart of the Colonial City, guests of Casas del XVI can walk around the historic quarter and visit boutiques and ateliers to discover the charming and gorgeous works of art being created.

If a guest is particularly interested in conversing with any of the artists or designers, Casas del XVI can arrange the meet and greet during the tour.

If a guest is particularly interested in conversing with any of the artists or designers, Casas del XVI can arrange the meet and greet during the tour.
La Alpargateria, Los Tejedores, Oriett Domenech, Casa Alfarera, Mamey Galeria.

The tour and visits to stores can be planned out for the guests during their stay and can be done with or without the assistance and company of the Butler.

Art Tour

Art Gallery

The Dominican Republic is known for its unique art and Santo Domingo is at the center of it. Many contemporary artists

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live and work in the Colonial City, some with their own art galleries .Miyar.Art aficionados will rejoice in taking the curated guided tour that Casas del XVI has created with stops at the best galleries including Casa Alfarera, Galería Bolos, and Casa Quien.

Lunch with our Interior Designer

Tea Date
with Design

Learn the story about the interior design of Casas del XVI while having a delightful tea with our hotel expert on one of the lovely lounge areas of the property.

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Our Connoisseur will share how the architects and the artist behind the interior design of Casas del XVI, Patricia Reid Baquero, found inspiration for each of the houses. In addition, he will you give a sneak peek of what’s to come in Casas del XVI. Finish with a complete tour of the houses that will take your breath away!

Chocolate, Clay & Sugar

The Pleasure
of a Cigar

Learn the ancestral cigar rolling technique brought from Cuba by the patriarch of the Arturo Fuente family, with an Arturo Fuente Connoisseur.

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In addition, enjoy a tour of the Arturo Fuente Chateau where their tobacco is grown, followed by a delicious dinner at Casa del Árbol.
Arturo Fuente cigars are among the best in the world. Each cigar represents over four generations dedicated to perfecting the art of fine cigars by the Fuente family, which started its tradition in Cuba in the 19th century.

Bird watching with David Rothenberg


A gastronomic experience like no other where you will learn from the hand of our Chef in an intimate cooking class in one of our colonial houses.

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Together you will prepare 5 specialties of Casas del XVI from beginning to end mixed with anecdotes and history about Dominican cuisine, its roots and influences. Afterwards, enjoy the delicious dishes for dinner along with wine pairing in a private area for you and your classmates. At the end of the evening, you will receive a recipe book of the dishes that you cooked so you can share your new talent when you return home.

The class can be individual or group, with a maximum capacity of 4 people, and must be coordinated with a minimum of 48 hours.

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Museum Tour Experience

Enjoy a personalized and private museum tour alongside a curator, artist, historian or museum director.
Santo Domingo is home to different museums and many are recognized world wide for their history and art.
Casas del XVI can create a magical experience for those history, photography and art aficionados.

Our Museum & Fine Art Connoisseurs have exciting professional schedules, thus tours are subject to availability. We kindly ask that you book two or more weeks in advance.
*For more information including pricing and reservations, please contact our Concierge at concierge@casasdelxiv.com


Experience wellness, relaxation and tranquility like no other in a location as unique and enchanting as one of our colonial Casas.

For guests who are more inclined towards fitness, Casas del XVI offers its own Wellness Coach.
The trainer will devise a program tailored to the guest, advising them on nutrition and physical training to achieve the desired results.

For those looking for the ultimate pampering experience or means to balance mind and body in the comfort of their room, our massages and treatments at Casas del XVI are the perfect indulgence while in Santo Domingo.
Our carefully crafted menu is a fusion between locally inspired therapies and organic elements that will enhance your stay in the most blissful way.

Our wellness services are available on a daily basis but require a 48 hour reservation notice.
To book please call 1-809-688-4061 or email concierge@casasdelxvi.com

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Gastronomic Experiences

Marvelous settings and sumptuous gastronomy come together to create an extraordinary experience at Casas del XVI.

Each experience is a completely unique concept of cuisine, theme and ambiance making it a treat for all senses and decorated with the utmost attention to detail and style. While always delivering an impressive culinary affair, it’s the vibrance and the singularity of the venue that truly completes the experience.

Gastronomic events at Casas del XVI are usually exclusive to hotel guests, but for special occasions throughout the year external visitors may come and enjoy flawless themed gastronomic experiences in an elegant and intimate atmosphere.

Stay tuned for new and unique gastronomic events at Casas del XVI, follow us on social media and check the website on a regular basis for more information.

To book your gastronomic affair please call 1-809-688-4061 or email concierge@casasdelxvi.com