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Hotel El Convento

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   100 Cristo St | Old San Juan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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Ranked #2 of 46 Hotels in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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San Jose, Costa Rica
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for two nights and it was just wow! Rooms are great with everything you need, it's a lovely old fashioned construction but all modern life requires. Doors are big wood doors but they installed also cristal door and windows that eliminates any outside noise. The rooms has such a great blackouts that you can't tell if it's day... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I made this our first stop when we got to Old San Juan. The staff was incredibly helpful and friendly. We had breakfast and indulged in a few cocktails. Look for Vanessa behind the bar, not only does she make amazing cocktails, she was super helpful about telling us about the area and providing directions. I'm sure... More

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New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were staying at La Concha and spent the day in Old San Juan. Loved the Hotel El Convento architecture. What a charming building and location. Stayed for lunch in the courtyard which turned out to be one of our best experiences during our stay in Puerto Rico. The staff was friendly and attentive. Don't miss it! We will stay... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Once again we weren't dospointed. This hotel is so quaint and the staff are so well trained or they are just plain lucky enough to hire great people. Absolutely love the decor, the rooftop little swimming pool and jacuzzi.

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Manchester, CT
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The location of this hotel is hands down the best. If you like historic areas and a place to really learn and experience the culture Hotel Convento in Old San Juan is the place to be. The room service was top notch! Anything needed was immediately taken care of. The restuarants location in the hotel all 3 of them are... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

FYI, my 4 star review is actually 4.25. Better than a 4, definitely. The rooms aren't what i'd consider "luxury". The place was built in the 1600s, so you're not gonna get modern luxury. This place is historic and it shows. It's rustic, but well kept and clean. Reminded me of hotels we stayed at in Italy, but bigger. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

what a beautiful, quaint place! the minute you set foot in the corridor you feel the rush of being in a very special place. EXCELLENT customer service, beautiful rooms , friendly staff, very clean , parking was a breeze and cars are protected 24/7 by a police officer who also watches the grounds. Old San Juan is pretty safe ,... More

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Stavanger, Norway
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving in the middle of the night the day before check in the receptionist gently assisted with luggage and other necessities so we could relax a couple of hours. Throughout the stay of 5 night housekeeping was perfect, wine and cheese each evening very well received, advises from the reception/consierge spot-on. The hotel itself with the roof top terrace and... More

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New York City, New York
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58 reviews 58 reviews
52 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very spur of the moment trip, and we weren't too sure if we wanted to stay at the Ritz Carlton by Isla Verde, or in Old San Juan, but we went for Old San Juan at El Convento. The hotel has a lot of history and prestige to it, but it is a little dated to our... More

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San Diego, California
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14 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a beautiful historical boutique hotel with top-notch service...you just found it! Hotel El Convento is the real deal. My daughter and I stayed here for 4 nights in early September 2014 based on the reviews I found here on TA. We could not have been happier with our choice. It literally oozes atmosphere. We ate... More

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Address: 100 Cristo St | Old San Juan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > San Juan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel El Convento 4*
Number of rooms: 58
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