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El Convento Hotel

2.0 of 5 Maldonado 2, 11630 Arcos de la Frontera, Spain
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver BC
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Arcos in May before it got hot. We loved the hotel. Imaculately decorated. The hotel is in the very heart of the old town,on the cliff that was the border or frontera between Christian and Moorish Europe for centuries. We had two rooms, one with a huge terrace right up to the cliff and the other with... More 

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11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Im booked to stay here next August with my cousin, so I called in for a glass of wine with my husband to see what it was like. An amazing view from the communal terrace and a very lovely lady who served us. I am so looking forward to staying here. Fab wine , beer and olives and from what... More 

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Staffs
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

One of the most amazing views I have ever had from a hotel room. Everything was 1st class a beautiful experience. We had a double, without an actual balcony with furniture, but there was a patio door and room enough to sit and take in the fantastic views. There is a lovely public sitting area with nice tables and chairs.... More 

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Hotelconvento, Director de Recepción at El Convento Hotel, responded to this review

Dear LinRugeley, Thank very much you for your comments and for your high score. We are pleased to hear that you had a " 1st class a beautiful experience". It is always gratifying to receive positive feedbacks. Sincerely, Hotel El Convento More 

WATERFORD
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Yes, it is a challenge to find El Convento but so worth it. Take their advice and park at sister hotel down the hill and take a taxi (6€). Impossible road to navigate unless you know how and no parking near Convento. But once you get there you will love it. Make sure you get a room with a terrace... More 

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Hotelconvento, Director de Recepción at El Convento Hotel, responded to this review

Dear hazel14, thank you for your comments. We are pleased to know that you had a nice experience at El Convento and that you really enjoyed the views from the terrace. You are welcome to visit us again. Sincerely, Hotel El Convento More 

Minneapolis
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87 reviews 87 reviews
28 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The Arcos de la Frontera old town area sits high a hill in southern Spain. El Convento offers a sweeping view overlooking the countryside. Rooms clean, bathrooms good.Huge patio with view for every room. We were given the "Rick Steves" room. Staff friendly, helpful. Don't try to drive/park in Old Town, streets are super narrow.Park at their sister hotel, Los... More 

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Hotelconvento, Director de Recepción at El Convento Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Travelopolos, thank you for posting your feedback after your stay at the Hotel. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay in our house and hope we can have the chance to accommodate you again. Sincerely, Hotel El Convento More 

Manchester, England.
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

It is a difficult hotel to get to but the views are exceptional. Get a room with a terrace to benefit from the stunning location. Rooms are fine and sleep quality was good. Staff were friendly and helpful and there is plenty to see near the hotel. Breakfast on the cafe terrace is a must to soak up the unmissable... More 

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Hotelconvento, Director de Recepción at El Convento Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Les_F8, thank you for your nice feedback after your stay in our Hotel. We appreciate your positive words about the location and staff. Sincerely, Hotel El Convento More 

Epe, The Netherlands
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

A balcony with a fantastic view any time of the day! Clean and spacious room and bathroom. Very friendly receptionist (Lucia) and good breakfast facilities. Arcos is one of the most agreeable white village to be. Endless little streets togo up and down. Nice restaurants en very friendly people. Parking for this hotel either at the parking place near the... More 

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Hotelconvento, Director de Recepción at El Convento Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rosemarie V, thank you for your review, which we were delighted to read. I will share your comments with our team, which is the best motivation we can offer. Sincerely, Hotel El Convento More 

Dubbo, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My wife is very fussy and a harsh critic, but this place exceeded our expectations for service, location and facilities in this old part of Arcos. We were close to everything. Take their advice and park downtown at the hotel Olivos, it makes it easy (cost us €8 + €5 for a taxi each way). This adds to the cost,... More 

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Hotelconvento, Director de Recepción at El Convento Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Roosters7475, Thank you for sharing your experience about your stay with us. We are delighted to hear that we could exceed your expectations. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. We would be very glad to welcome you back. Sincerely, Hotel El Convento More 

London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

• Nice small hotel • Good breakfast selection • Decent room except for need not to put loo roll down the WC but in a bin • Effective wi-fi • No restaurant but a bar • Arcos a nightmare for driving - very narrow streets • Lovely views

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Hotelconvento, Director de Recepción at El Convento Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mark_Otway, Thank you very much for taking your time to share your thoughts and experience on Trip Advisor following your stay at the hotel. Sincerely, Hotel El Convento More 

Chandler, Arizona
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I've stayed in 3* that were not as nice as El Convento. Great views, especially if you get a room with a terrace. We only had a balcony, which was just big enough to step onto. Still the view was great, and they have a terrace for everyone to use right off the lobby. Our room was simple but clean... More 

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Hotelconvento, Director de Recepción at El Convento Hotel, responded to this review

Dear bjerwin99, Thank you for taking the time to your very kind review about your stay at the hotel. Regarding your comment about the decor we would like to inform that we plan to do some improvements coming winter. We hope to welcome you back again. Sincerely, Hotel El Convento More 

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Address: Maldonado 2, 11630 Arcos de la Frontera, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Costa de la Luz > Arcos de la Frontera
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — El Convento Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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