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El Convento Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Maldonado 2, 11630 Arcos de la Frontera, Spain
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Don't let the 2 star rating of this place put you off, it's a great wee hotel. Yes, it's simple but the service is as good as you'll get in a 5 star, and the location is sublime. Try booking a room with a terrace as it is worth the few extra pounds / Euros. The view is simply stunning.... More

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

Dear Mr Stenhouse, Thank you for taking the time to write this nice review. We are pleased that you enjoyed our service, room and breakfast as well as our location in the heart of the old town. Thank you again and we do look forward to welcoming you once again in the future. Sincerely, Hotel El Convento More

Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely, quaint small hotel right next to the town square on the cliff's edge. Lovely outdoor bar on the rooftop. The view from the room was hard to believe it was real! We tried to sleep with the window open but barking dogs made us revert to using A/C! Clean, modern room, including an unusually large bathroom ! Thoroughly enjoyed... More

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

Dear Elizpet14, thank you for letting us know about your experience at the hotel. We are glad to know that you enjoyed it despite barking dogs. Sincerely, Hotel el Convento More

Astoria, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arcos is a hike up from the new town no matter what. And driving/parking didn't seem to be an option. So be prepared for a walk up the hill with bags no matter where you stay. This hotel was convenient to a bunch of the little local cafes, which was nice around dinner time. The staff was very helpful and... More

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

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

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed one night in this beautiful hotel, the rooms are nice and tidy with what was for Europe a gigantic washroom. Clean and in a great part of the town but the real attraction is the view out of almost every room. Some rooms even had large patios that could fit a table. Absolutely beautiful. Would recommend not driving your... More

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

Dear OtiG77, We are very happy to know you have enjoyed your stay in our hotel. As you write, we have different rooms with balcony or with terrace and all with magnificient views of the Peña and the Guadalete river valley. Thank you for your nice comment! Sincerely, Hotel El Convento. More

Calgary
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

The terrace rooms here are lovely and offer memorable views and comfort. The hotel thoughtfully offers various amenities to guests and is very helpful with questions. The terrace rooms were a highlight of our trip.

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

Dear Jef_2004 We are happy to know you enjoyed your stay in our hotel. Thank you for your comment. Sincerely, El Convento Hotel. More

Victoria, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We had a first rate stay here...the hotel is located up in the old town...we did not want to drive through the small, narrow streets, so we were allowed to park at El Convento´s sister hotel (Hotel Los Olivos) down the hill, close to the plaza...the staff are extremely friendly & helpful...we were given room #6, which is famously named... More

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

Dear Gordon, Thank you very much for your comments! It is lovely to hear you enjoyed your stay. Best regards, Hotel El Convento More

County Durham, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Amazing hotel in an amazing place, fantastic staff and the views from hotel are heavenly...... No complaints what so ever..... Park in new part of Arcos, take a cab to hotel and enjoy this wonderful hotel in this wonderful part of Spain, fantastic views/bars/restaurants/wine/tapas/historical sites all within walking distance, highly recommend, will visit again!*****

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

Dear Dave_Low Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us. We are really happy to know that you enjoyed your stay in Arcos and, of course, at El Convento. It will be nice to welcome you again at the hotel. Sincerely, Hotel El Convento More

Woodinville, Washington
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Stayed in this hotel as a part of the tour. Hotel had a great location and we could walk to the restaurants and church. The view from the balcony was great. Please note that many of the rooms were different from one another, so select one overlooking the valley. Hotel does not have a restaurant, though they do serve alcohol... More

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

Dear Rachana, thank you for your feedback. We are very glad to know that you enjoyed your stay at the hotel. Sincerely, Hotel El Convento More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

If you stay in Arcos, stay here! Premo location on top of the hill with awesome views. Close to a couple of good bars and restaurants ( the Italian is the bomb!) Staff are friendly and helpful, they all spoke English. Breakfast on the terrace is a must people!

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

Dear guest, Our hotel welcome your comment. Yours sincerely, Hotel El Convento. More

Chino Hills, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
20 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The balconies are what make this hotel special. Our room was very small and bathroom was teeny. Got to see other rooms and ours was definitely the smallest so ask for a bigger room. Breakfast was just ok but the staff is friendly and helpful.

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Dear Fran, Thank you very much for your words. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay at the Hotel. 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
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Hotel Class:2 star — El Convento Hotel 2*
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En el corazon del conjunto Historico-Artistico de Arcos, parte del convento de las monjas Mercedarias se ha transformado en el Hotel El Convento para que los visitantes puedan disfrutar en calma de la antigua belleza de este pueblo hecho monumento de claridad.Desde sus habitaciones o desde una amplia terraza se contemplan magnificas vistas sobre la Pena y la vega del rio Guadalete en un enclave tranquilo, entre iglesias y casas senoriales.Un placer para los sentidos es lo que encontraran los huespedes del Hotel El Convento.Tradicion, buen comer y unos alrededores naturales que tiene mucho que descubrir, siempre predominando la tranquilidad. Sus 13 habitaciones que disponen de TV, telefono, wi-fi gratuito, aire acondicionado y bano completo pero donde se ha querido mantener el estilo tradicional de este pueblo en todos los rincones y estancias que componen el edificio.Algunas de las habitaciones poseen un nombre distinto en homenaje a escritores, poetas o personajes del mundo de la cultura. Un trato cordial y atento contribuye a hacer inolvidable su estancia. ... more   less 
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