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El Convento Hotel

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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Orlando, FL
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97 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in this beautiful hotel while on a Rick Steves 14 day tour of Spain. Because it was my wife's birthday the day after we arrived our tour guide assigned us to room 6. There were tiles on the wall outside of the room indicating that Rick Steves had stayed in this room. The hotel is located high up... More 

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Dear guest, Thank you so much, we really appreciate your positive comments. Best regards, Hotel El Convento More 

Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

El Convento clings to the hill side in the town of Arcos. The hotel is down a narrow, winding street and it's easy to miss. We parked down the hill at Los Olivos, El Convento's sister hotel, and walked up to the old town. I would not recommend trying to drive all the way up.,the roads are too narrow. We... More 

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Hotelconvento, Front Office Manager at El Convento Hotel, responded to this review

Dear P0intersi, We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay at El Convento Hotel. Thank you for letting us to know your experience. We hope accommodate you ina future. Sincerely, Hotel El Convento. More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

El Convento is located within the old city and the top of the hill in close proximity to the Cathedral. Could not have asked for a better location. We had a room with a balcony overlooking the valley view - absolutely breath taking! Clean, very friendly and helpful staff. One glitch - parking is not on site. It is located... More 

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

Dear Cmhamel, Thank you very much for your kind mention of our hotel. We are delighted that you enjoyed our location. Thank you also for your mention to the hotel staff. Sincerely, Hotel El Convento More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We stayed in a double room with a terrace and were amazed at the views. The location, down winding narrow alleys, made it secluded and peaceful. The staff were very helpful - even opened our bottle of wine and gave us glasses to enjoy the sunset from our terrace. Arcos was a very special spot that we highly recommend visitors... More 

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

Dear Deb G, thank you for your feedback. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay at the hotel. As you consider Arcos a special spot, we hope to see you again in a future Sincerely, Hotel el Convento More 

Sarasota, Florida
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97 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We loved our stay at the El Convento hotel in Arcos! We had the Rick Steve's suite which I would highly recommend trying to get. It's not the suite that you would get in a high end hotel. It is really a regular room with an amazing private terrace/balcony looking over the valley with views of the cathedral. It was... More 

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

Dear divindaze, Thank you for choosing to stay with us during your stay in Arcos. It is such a pleasure to receive a feedback like yours, thank you so much for sharing it. We are glad to know that you enjoy your stay and the amazing views! Sincerely, Hotel El Convento More 

Lakeland, Tennessee
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

The date is inaccurate. We stayed at El Convento several times over the years. This is a cozy and charming hotel in the old town district, just a block from the main plaza. We tried El Convento after seeing Rick Steves' program featuring Arcos. The room was very clean and comfortable for it's size. The staff was professional and friendly.... More 

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

Dear VrianD. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with other travelers. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at the Hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back! Sincerely, Hotel El Convento More 

Shoreline, Washington
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31 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

My husband and I stayed in room 3 at Hotel El Convento for 2 nights in early March 2015. This is considered a double room, but it has two twin beds rather than a double bed. It also has only a balcony and not a terrace, but we knew that and were fine with it. There is a great roof... More 

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

Dear JennyP99, thank you for taking the time to share your experience with others. Regarding your comment about the room, we would like to inform you that a double room is for two people. It does not necessarily mean there is a double bed in the room; it may contain a double bed or two singles. We will consider your... More 

Albany, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

As stated in other reviews, the location and patio rooms are spectacular. Very clean, comfortable and the staff were great. Breakfast and coffee was very good, as well. We parked at their sister hotel and taxied right up the hill. We could not have asked for more with our stay here. Great little tavernas within a 5 minute walk.

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

Dear BGS53, We would like to thank you not just for staying with us in our hotel but also for sharing a beautiful review with other users from Tripadvisor. It is really nice to read that you liked your room, breakfast and you could take advantage of our location. Sincerely, Hotel El Convento More 

Stockport in Cheshire UK
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148 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Thursday of Semana Santa was an amazing day. The taxi driver somehow squeezed past the Romans practising for the afternoon procession and the multitudes in the street.People were very obliging.This is not easy drive up at any time!The hotel is small but very well placed.The staff were very friendly and helpful with the times and itinerary of the processions.The room... More 

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

Thank you very much for your comments! It is a pleasure to know that you enjoy your stay and of Thursday of Semana Santa, we hope to welcome you again at the Hotel. Regards, Hotel El Convento. More 

Houston, Texas
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125 reviews
60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Quiet hotel in old town Arcos de la Frontera. Perched on the cliff with balcony/patio valley views as far as your eyes can see. Excellent price point for the location. Easy walking distance to all the historic sites. Wi-Fi in the room was a bit weak, but acceptable. Clean, comfortable, large rooms. As others have said, don't even think of... More 

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Hotelconvento, Recepcion at El Convento Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are very happy to know that you have had a very enjoyable stay in our hotel. Thank you so much. Sincerely, El Convento Hotel. More 

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