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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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Manchester, England.
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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29 reviews 29 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 

London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We stayed for just one night, which we regretted immediately, as this hotel is simply wonderful. Make sure you book a terrace room - the terraces are big and private, well-furnished and they are in the sun all day. We actually didn't even explore the village until night-time as we loved lying on the terrace and admiring the incredible views... More 

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

Dear SpainJpr, We are more than happy to hear that your experience at our hotel was to your satisfaction. It is a great motivation for our staff. We already bought new sun loungers and they are waiting for your next visit. Looking forward to welcome you again. Sincerely, Hotel El Convento More 

Washington DC
Top Contributor
141 reviews 141 reviews
70 hotel reviews
286 helpful votes 286 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We stayed two nights in Arcos. This was a very comfortable base for our time in the area, although we enjoyed Ronda more and next time would probably do Arcos only on a day trip. But if one is staying in Arcos it's hard to imagine there's a better place to stay. The views are incredible, the beds comfortable, the... More 

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

Dear Lisak12, thank you very much for your nice words about your stay at the hotel. And thank you for recommending the hotel. Hope to see you again in Arcos. Sincerely, Hotel El Convento More 

Scotland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

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
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

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 

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