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Hotel El Convento

Hotel El ConventoUS$ 245*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 20 January 2014

The property itself is on a very grand scale and its history is very interesting. We did not have a car or attempt to drive in the area which is very busy. If you have a car, just know it's going to be rough to get around. Yes, there are tourists from the ships around, but on our second day,...

2Thank andirose
New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 January 2014

We arrived at about 11:30 am just before Christmas and stayed for 3 days. Our rooms would not be ready until 2:30, so we stored our bags in the luggage room and asked for a referral for a good place to eat. Ended up at the Cafe Puerto Rico where we all ordered variations on a Mafungo dish. One room...

1Thank MGoose58
Broomfield, Colorado
Reviewed 17 January 2014

Great location, great service and very relaxing environment. One of the nicest and most unique hotels we've ever stay at. Has several restaurants on site. Wine and cheese reception every evening. Wonderful atmosphere.

Thank uihwki
Reviewed 17 January 2014

El Convento is a charming hotel with an old world elegance. We were very pleased with our quiet room--bed was comfortable, decor was inviting and restful, bathroom was clean. Outside of our room was a lounging area tucked away among potted plants and herbs, a nice place to read and siesta. The location of El Convento couldn't be better: we...

2Thank ldalke
Ansonia, Connecticut
Reviewed 17 January 2014

As others will read this hotel is highly rated due to its services and the people that run the hotel. There are many festivals around the El Convento and this means that the streets are blocked off and there is high presence of security. One problem my wife and I ran into was getting a taxi for an early morning...

3Thank Steven F
Reviewed 17 January 2014

This is definitely the place to stay in Old San Juan. The hotel is old and charming - don't come here if you want a new resort facility. Our rooms were beautiful. We were given a free upgrade which was much appreciated. The staff could not have been more helpful or friendly. They learned our names at check in and...

Thank camva
Hershey Pa
Reviewed 16 January 2014

Another satisfying stay at this hotel. Our visit two years ago was very enjoyable as was this one. Great staff........can't say enough good things about them. This time we ate at the hotel one night and had an excellent tapas meal. We also went to their sister hotel in Condado to use their pools and beach. Very nice. Our 4th...

1Thank cdeast
Loveland, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 14 January 2014 via mobile

This hotel was perfect. A nice, quiet and intimate hotel. The common spaces are lovely but don't expect anything from the pool. The staff is terrific. Be sure to ask for Julio or Matthew at the first floor bar and don't miss trying a mojito or sangria. We especially liked having so many restaurants within a few blocks. Highly recommended!

2Thank Susan A
Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 January 2014

Not at all what we expected from its online review and photos. Sure Hotel El Convento is an old city attraction, but that is exactly what it was old and not very well kept. Maintenance, or lack thereof, left something to be desired. The rooms were tiny and I mean tiny, definitely the epitome of quaint. No King beds are...

11Thank mim k
EROSA, General Manager at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear MIM K, I regret that somehow you felt mislead. We always pay close attention to our guests needs and positive recommendations and make changes based on what will enhance our guests experience. I believe that our website portrays a good representation of what Hotel El Convento and Old San Juan offer and we welcome suggestions from guests such as...

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 13 January 2014

We stayed here the night before our cruise (some family got here a few days earlier) and I fell in love instantly. I loved listening to the Coquí sounds at night. The staff was very friendly, my only issue was that it's a very busy hotel with few staff. It's located in the heart of Old San Juan and I...

1Thank Sonia J

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  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
El Picoteo de Tapas y Paellas
El Picoteo de Tapas y Paellas
Cuisines: Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Mediterranean
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of historic Old San Juan, Hotel El Convento has set new standards of luxury, comfort and service while preserving the rich character of this former 16th century convent. This landmark treasure, a member of Historic Hotels of America and Small Luxury Hotels of the World, has earned four diamonds from AAA each year since its opening. This is the exclusive hotel experience to indulge the most discriminating of travelers, and is a hotel like no other. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel El Convento

Address: 100 Cristo St | Old San Juan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
Region: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > San Juan
Price Range: ₹ 12,651 - ₹ 27,443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hotel El Convento 4.5*
Number of rooms: 58
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Also Known As:
El Convento San Juan
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#1 Romantic Hotel in San Juan
#1 Business Hotel in San Juan
#1 Family Hotel in San Juan
#2 Luxury Hotel in San Juan
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“The higher you go, the less street noise and better view you have; however, the water pressure was a moderate issue on the top floor.”
wrex123, 26 May 2017 | Read review
“Views of Old San Juan on lower floors are just of the other side of the street--but still picturesque.”
76BarbaraH, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are great”
cmsl10, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“all are good, the higher the better”
trip647, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The rooms on the 3, 4 and 5 floors”
perravnm, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
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