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Hotel El Convento

#4 of 12 Hotels in Leon
Certificate of Excellence
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Two Blocks West From Parque Central | Next to San Francisco`S Church, Leon, Nicaragua
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Venice Beach, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the 2nd time I have stayed here at Hotel El Convento. I chose to stay here again because of my familiarity with it. The hotel itself is stunningly manicured and makes you feel like you are in a different world. They did an amazing job. This trip however, for some reason, EVERYTHING was loud. Maybe it is because... More 

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washington, dc
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is lovely, a converted convent close to the center of town, providing a serene, well manicured and period setting for a hotel stay. The rooms are clean and comfortable. Despite all this, the restaurant is at best mediocre, trying to be too many things for far too few guests, and the service is oddly cold. There are tons... More 

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Hotel El C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I would like to thank you for visiting us and stay with us during your trip to Leon, we apologize for the inconvenience, but thank you for making the comment as this helps us find areas of opportunity in which we can improve. I hope you visit us soon More 

Davie, Florida
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A very nice hotel within easy walking distance to downtown activities. Very good food and beautiful gardens to relax and read. The pool was under renovations so we went by taxi to the beach about 20 mins away.

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Hotel El C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear Guest I would like to thank you for visiting us and stay with us during your trip to Leon I hope you visit us soon More 

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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Le Convento was a lovely place to relax in Leon. It's central and right next to the modern art gallery (a must visit). We were welcomed with a refreshing glass of juice and views of the beautiful garden. The room was spotless and had air conditioning which despite been low season was really necessary. We ate dinner there once and... More 

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Hotel El C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear Guest It is a pleasure for us making our guests stay as comfortable as possible. We are glad you ejoyed our spacious and comfortable rooms and the service of our friendly staff . We hope we can attend you in your next visit. Is a pleasure to serve you! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This review is only for the hotel. The hotel is clean, has a great staff that is super friendly and speaks English, has a security guard in the front and is in a great location walking distance from the Leon market. They have a very cool courtyard, exercise room and my wife purchased some hand made blankets as souvenirs from... More 

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Hotel El C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to post your comments, which are very much appreciated. I am very sorry to read that you did not find your stay as pleasant as you would have hoped due to the issues with restaurant; please be assured that these matters will be reviewed by the appropriate department to rectify. We sincerely... More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We stayed here for two nights at the end of our Nicaraguan holiday earlier this month (July 2015). Our first impressions were favourable: an air of peace and tranquility, dimly lit corridors, artefacts displayed everywhere ..... a stunning central courtyard with a tinkling fountain playing. Very inviting. Our room was a good size with a comfortable looking bed and an... More 

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

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review about our property. I will follow up your observations about breakfast and the loudness in the room area corridors. Very sad that on top of this noise, you had a noisy neighbor guest. I do have to confirm, about the loud siren in the city, that... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Stepping into the lobby of El Convento is like stepping into another world - out of Leon's heat and noise and into a place of quiet and peace. The hotel is beautiful with a central court that is stunning. You are right near the central park and very close to the art museums. Excellent restaurants are a 5 minute walk... More 

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Hotel El C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear Guest We appreciate your comments. We hope we can attend you in your next visit. Is a pleasure to serve you! More 

Richmond Hill, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

During my tour of Nicaragua for my goodwill mission for Operation Smile and SOS Children's Villages. This by far is the best location to stay in Leon. It's close to many historic landmarks, breathtaking gardens, museums, lots of scenic photos etc. I felt like I was taken back into time to another Era, but the rooms still had all the... More 

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Hotel El C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear Mrs NJ-ChicTravels Thank you very much for your comments, I will share your words with the rest of the staff so they know that they are doing things well. We hope to serve you again soon and to continue providing the best alternative of accommodation in León. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Great Hotel, perfectly located just 3 blocks away from Central Park, a place where you can relax. Great staff starting from the Bell Buttons, front desk executives, maids and restaurant staff. Everyone always offering a great smile and willing to help. The restaurant was no exception, I chose the "Criollo Steak", 8 oz of a real good steak sided with... More 

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Hotel El C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear GilPTY On behalf of Hotel El Convento staff we want to take this opportunity to thank you for such a positive comments. We truly appreciate your wonderful review, it is really nice, and makes feel very proud of our beautiful property!! It will be an honor to have the opportunity to host you again in the near future. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

When you walk into the lobby, the view of the courtyard is very impressive. It has beautiful flowers, palm trees, and excellently manicured shrubs. The room was spacious, but not very luxurious. I had wifi connection issues the entire time I was there. The breakfast buffet was the best I had on my entire trip. Made-to-order eggs, all kinds of... More 

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Hotel El C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Liz B Your comments are very important for us and we are grateful that you take some minutes from your valued time and make this fabulous review from us. Thank you again for your value review and for visiting us and we hope to have the privilege to host you once again in a near future. More 

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