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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
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Alexandria, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Sarasota, Florida
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98 reviews 98 reviews
27 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 31 reviews
16 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 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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145 reviews 145 reviews
25 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 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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124 reviews 124 reviews
60 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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 

Bisamberg
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149 reviews 149 reviews
72 hotel reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Beautiful rather small Andalusian style hotel right in the center of Arcos. Absolutely quiet location. Our room had a large terrace overlooking the valley with table, chairs, sunbeds, umbrella. Wonderful place! Very good breakfast. Super friendly staff. Excellent price-quality ratio. Attention: do not try to approach the hotel by car. Impossible due to narrow streets. Park at Plaza Cabildo, or... More 

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

Dear Mr Manfred, thank you very much for your positive feed back about your stay at our Hotel. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the location, breakfast and the service of our staff. We will pass on your compliments to them. Sincerely, Hotel El Convento More 

Denver
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

TIP #1 - Just don't drive here. Parking and roads are a supreme challenge and I am a fairly competent driver. More details below - but don't drive if you can help it al all.... That said, the hotel itself is nice, not fancy, but it is perched on the edge of the cliff and the view is amazing and... More 

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Vancouver BC
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

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

Dear Copado, We would like to thank you for all your wonderful comments regarding our Hotel. We are delighted that you enjoyed our location. We appreciate all of your comments and hope to see you again in the near future. Sincerely, Hotel El Convento More 

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