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Hotel El Convento

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 28 April 2013

We felt this hotel was excellent value for quality, location and its charm. We were able to book into this hotel day of after a day trip to Culebra. Fantastic location in heart of Old Town. Staff were very welcoming and accommodating (extra blankets; luggage storage and access to pool after checkout). Small roof top pool area was a great...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 28 April 2013

This was our second trip to San Juan and our second stay at Hotel El Convento -- we're already planning our next trip down! Gorgeous accommodations, comfortable bed, great wifi, a lovely pool area and attentive service. We adore being in the heart of Old San Juan just minutes from the airport. We really enjoy all of the eating options...

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 25 April 2013

We stayed at El Convento for 2 nights before a cruise. El Convento is an absolute gem of a hotel. The employees are friendly and helpful. The decor is perfect and the courtyard dining area is breathtaking. Every afternoon they have free wine and cheese on a balcony overlooking the church and courtyard where musicians play for tips so there...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 April 2013

We stayed one night at El Convento with our 4 children, in 2 very comfortable connecting rooms over spring break. It is definitely worth splurging on a stay there. Perfectly located to experience Old San Juan, wonderful service, delicious food (tapas, pizza), and nice extras like the rooftop plunge pool and hot tub, and cheese and wine on the house...

1Thank cecile a
Council Bluffs Iowa
Reviewed 24 April 2013

My husband and I recently stayed at El Convento for 6 nights. From start to finish our stay was amazing. If you want to stay in Old San Juan - this is the place for you - you won't regret it!!Some of the highlights: Ambiance was hauntingly beautiful. The dark wood beams, shutters and doors as well as the gorgeous...

7Thank reneejean124
Reviewed 22 April 2013

This is a very nice hotel. The service is good. The food in the restaurant and the tapas bar is great and the setting is very relaxing. The rooms are nice with windows that open to a view of the city and harbor. It is a great location for exploring Old San Juan. The rooftop deck has a very nice...

1Thank Windy2020
Osvaldo S, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear Windy2020, Thank you for making Hotel El Convento your home during your visit to Old San Juan. I am glad that you enjoyed the views from the rooftop deck. It is the perfect place to watch the sunset, enjoy a glass of wine from our Manager's reception and share experiences with other guests. We certainly hope to see you...

Ohio City, Ohio
Reviewed 20 April 2013 via mobile

We stayed 4 nights. The hotel is beautiful yet a little pricey. The staff was great, Annette at the front desk was wonderful. She is very friendly and helpful. the Hotel is very unique and the architecture is historic. The location is perfect you can walk to almost anywhere in old San Juan. there is a city trolley bus yet...

1Thank insearchofsolitude
Reviewed 18 April 2013

Great location, exceptional staff, and the quietest room of our trip. Some reviewers mentioned noise from the club - we did not have that experience at all (stayed Friday and Saturday night). The rooms have an additional interior door for noise reduction and to keep the air conditioning in. Air conditioning unit volume was not bad at all.

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Reviewed 17 April 2013

Upon the recommendation from FB Director Ruben Alvarez I treated my USA friends to dinner at the Patio del Nispero. Everything that you never imagined; ambiance, charm, deco, service, foods and sense of place was realized! I am encouraged to book a future stay after such a great dinner! Dining is the last activity of the day and the barometer...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 16 April 2013

Had a lovely time in Puerto Rico and el Convento was a lovely hotel in old San Juan. The only thing that I would make a comment about is to beware of the "resort fee". Whilst I have been told that these are mandatory in many hotels in the US, when I went to settle the bill , there was...

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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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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • 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: ₹ 12,350 - ₹ 26,245 (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 Business Hotel in San Juan
#1 Romantic Hotel in San Juan
#2 Luxury Hotel in San Juan
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“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
“Some rooms on 1st/Fl less private & open to main courtyard. 2/Fl and above not accessible by non-hotel guests. Plunge Pool on 4/Fl outside;”
davidhM1677VN, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed on the 5th floor "queen vista" style room - nice view of the harbor!”
Z7538JSbeths, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
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