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Hotel El Convento

#4 of 12 Hotels in Leon
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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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Richmond Hill, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Providence, RI, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family spent three days here in December and all had only positive things to say. From the setting, with the lush and well-cared-for plantings, to the lovely rooms to the delicious breakfast overlooking the gardens, all contributed to making our visit a delightful time. Even the more cynical travelers in the family concurred.

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Inderøy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did not actually live there, but had a private apartment in León, and used to go up to El Convento almost daily for the air-con and their crazy good Limonada Imperial. The staff who work there are incredibly polite and service-minded, and after being there for 3,5 months (I'm not kidding, I basically lived there!), they were just as nice... More 

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Managua, Nicaragua
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We spend a night in the hotel attending a wedding of a good friend of me. I already knew the hotel from previous visits to Leon but never stayed. It's pricey for Nicaragua standards but worthy. The room was ample well cooled and comfortable. For a small tip you get your car parked and next day in front of the... More 

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MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Once a former convent as the name implies. Large comfortable rooms overlooking a lovely courtyard garden. Buffet breakfast included with a good variety of foods and fresh fruit. A small pool but sufficient to cool yourself after a hot day. Rooms are air conditioned. Wonderful, friendly service. Central location. Thank you Julio Tours for booking this hotel.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I was unfamiliar with Leon and was booked into the hotel by Julio Tours, and I am sure that I couldn't have found a more pleasant place to stay. The hotel is just a few blocks from most of main attractions in Leon. I found the rooms to be comfortable and nicely appointed. There was a safe in my room.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The grounds and food here are very good. The hotel room had air conditioning and in room wifi with comfortable beds. The water pressure is inconsistent. Sometimes you'll have a nice shower, and sometimes you just get wet. The staff are very friendly and the location is hard to beat. Next to the hotel is a church, hang a left... More 

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Villanova, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This hotel is in a good and quiet location. It's well appointed. The common area is very impressive, the rooms are modest, but large and clean. The Breakfasts are buffet style and very good offering a good variety of hot and cold items. The staff is very friendly and helpful.

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