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Hotel El Convento

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Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 10 December 2013

Hotel El Convento is in the perfect location. The staff are so hospitable and nice. The courtyard is charming and the small pool on the roof is quaint and just big enough. I don't know if a giant chain owns Convento, but I perceived anyway that I was in an idependant boutique- and I liked that.

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida, United States
Reviewed 9 December 2013 via mobile

This boutique hotel has it all! Ambiance, cuisine, location, friendly staff, architecture! From the cafe' in the morning to the tapas restaurant at night, this is a must stay! Highly recommend this hotel for families and "just adult" alike!

Thank tbird2830
Osvaldo S, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear tbird2830, Thank you for taking the time to write this kind review. I am glad to know that you had a great time during your recent stay. As you mention in your review the hotel offers activities for families and couples alike. We offer beach club access to all of our guests which gives you access to our beach...

Reviewed 8 December 2013

The El Convento; what can said that has not already been said? My take is that is unique in it's historic preservation. You will truly love the courtyard and feel of the place. Try to get a room that is not on the north as it faces a street with no view. The pool and afternoon wine and cheese on...

Thank wrmomxg
EROSA, General Manager at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear wrmomxg, Thank you for your positive review of Hotel El Convento. I am glad that you mentioned our main courtyard. It was designed and built 362 years ago as a Carmelite Convent. I remember when I first walked into the hotel courtyard and the feeling one gets when seeing it for the first time. Thank you as well for...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2013

Hotel El Convento is situated right in the heart of Old San Juan in an old convent (hence the name). It is typical of a real boutique hotel in that it has the amenities and service of a top notch hotel chain but with tons more character and charm. What really strikes you about this hotel, on entering, is the...

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Rio Vista, California
Reviewed 6 December 2013

The Hotel El Convento is by far the best hotel I've ever stayed in. It has everything: old-world charm, excellent food, amazing room service, accommodating staff, pristine clean rooms and located in the center of the historic section of San Juan. Don't bother to stay at one of those modern chain hotels. Give yourself a real treat. It's well worth...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 5 December 2013 via mobile

For my husband 40th birthday I planned a trip to lovely PR. It is both our first time here and I was nervous about where to stay. I read really good reviews about Hotel El Convento on this site, Book it, and Expedia so I decided this is where we will stay. Well the reviews were absolutely correct. We are...

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Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 5 December 2013

Stayed here after spending a week on a sailboat in the British Virgin Islands. Spent 2 days at hotel. This is a fantastic hotel (albeit a bit expensive) in the heart of Old San Juan. You are within walking distance of the Calle de Cristo (street full of brand name and local shopping), El Morro 15th century Spanish fort, a...

Thank Cheryl Y
Reviewed 4 December 2013

We stayed at Hotel El Convento for one night and had a very pleasant experience. Our room was very nice and it felt like a historic property. The staff were very helpful, professional and welcoming. It has a boutique feel, historic building ambience and modern comfort - exactly what we were hoping to experience. One minor observation which is rather...

Thank Becky S
Reviewed 3 December 2013

Four of us stayed at the El Convento Hotel in adjoining rooms on the 5th floor. We got a great rate booking directly from the hotel's website. The hotel is in the heart of Old San Juan just a few blocks from the Governor's mansion and therefore there was a police presence. It's location allows you to walk anywhere in...

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New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 29 November 2013

We previously stay in The Gallery Inn which was our first choice for our honeymoon (horrible hotel) and after talking to some local at Bistro Burger they recommend us this hotel. First of all is amazing and charming and our room was properly CLEAN and we received a good customer services unlike our previous hotel. Everything is walking distance, if...

1Thank janice A

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • 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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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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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: ₹ 12,530 - ₹ 27,320 (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 Family Hotel in San Juan
#1 Romantic Hotel in San Juan
#2 Luxury Hotel in San Juan
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“Beautiful quiet restaurant in an enclosed outdoor courtyard, away from the hustle and bustle of San Juan.”
seasonedtraveller80, 27 May 2017 | Read review
“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”
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“all are good, the higher the better”
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