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Hotel El Convento

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Contiguo a Iglesia San Francisco, Leon, Nicaragua
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Ranked #4 of 12 hotels in Leon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014
mankato6 Mankato, Minnesota
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mankato, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Hotel El Convento is a lovely hotel right in the middle of Leon. The gardens are stunning and the hotel itself is filled with religious and artistic artifacts from the days when this was an actual convent. The rooms are lovely, the pool and surrounding area are relaxing and the dining areas are nice. The food is excellent. The city... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I had a very lovely, tranquil lunch at their restaurant. The hotel grounds are beautiful. The history behind the building (old convent) interesting. The food was excellent. Good wine selection. Will return for lunch at a later date for sure!!!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I stayed here twice this summer with two different groups of students. The hotel is perfect for this kind of group travel. Staff are always accommodating to the needs of the group and individual attention given to each person. They have a medical doctor on call who is outstanding. The staff in the restaurant were the highlight, serving more than... More

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New York City, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Truly, this hotel is a gem and a must-stay. Between the history, courtyard and decor, this place is enchanting and very romantic. The rooms weren't anything to brag about and breakfast was blah. This is a perfect place for couples, or groups looking for something low-key. Hanging around the picture perfect courtyard in the center, plus walking around to admire... More

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louisville,colorado
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This place is beautiful! The only place I stay while in Leon. Converted from an old Convent, unique and beautiful. I highly recommend staying here. This is the second time I have stayed here. The breakfast needs some work... Not enough staff and most of the food was gone, and this was at 7:30 am! Ants all over the bread.... More

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Raleigh nc
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We had 7pm dinner red but arrived at 430 due to a storm hampering our stroll. Luis seated us and was not only an amazing benefit to the hotel but an even more gracious host. Dinner was on par with Gorgonzola cheese atop a 6oz filet mignon. A red wine reduction sauce atop with blueberries, yes blueberries! Trust me on... More

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

Dear Thank you for taking the time to write about our service , always will be motivation to receive such appreciation from our guest. We really appreciate your comment, we hope to see you soon again in Hotel El Convento. Best regards More

Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

This is one of the most beautiful hotels I have ever stayed out. It is an absolute oasis in a very hot and busy city. The minute you walk in and see the courtyard, and all the art and amazing architecture, you know this is a very special place. It is about a five minute walk to the main city... 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 write a review about our property. It is good to know that you appreciated the way you were greeted at arrival and enjoyed the services, but I regret hearing about the shortcomings you encountered during your stay, please accept my sincere apologies. Your feedback is much valued and has been shared... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

This hotel is a great place to relax after a hot day of sightseeing in Leon. It is about two blocks from the central plaza and cathedral, and within easy walking distance of the Ruben Dario and Revolution Museums. The rooms are nothing exceptional, but perfectly adequate. The large central courtyard is beautiful, and there are several quiet areas to... 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 share your comments about your stay. Kind regards, More

London
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

This is one of the most beautiful hotels we have ever stayed in. The rooms are average but a very good size and clean. The service leaves quite a lot to be desired but don't let that put you off. It is very much worth the booking!!

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Seattle
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

The city of Leon is beautiful, with lots of sights to see, but to me your hotel needs to be an oasis at the end of the day. Hotel El Convento is located easy walking distance from the cathedral, the central plaza, the folks museum, and the revolution museum. It's a safe and busy part of Leon, and the hotel... More

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

Dear Guest, Really appreciate your comments and feedback that was posted and we are glad to know your stay was a delighted experience. Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts with us, we hope we can welcome you back soon. Kind regards More

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Address: Contiguo a Iglesia San Francisco, Leon, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Leon Department > Leon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel El Convento 3*
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Also Known As:
El Convento Leon
El Convento Hotel Leon

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Hotel El Convento is located at the heart of the city of León, Nicaragua, on the site of the former San Francisco Convent. Its colonial buildings and lush gardens offer a unique atmosphere which will make your stay a very pleasant experience.The hotel offers comfortable guest rooms, conference and banqueting facilities, a cafeteria and a gourmet restaurant which is considered by many to be one of the best in Nicaragua.Whether you are visiting León for business or pleasure, Hotel El Convento should be your first choice! ... more   less 
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