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Hotel El Convento

3.0 of 5 Two Blocks West From Parque Central | Next to San Francisco`S Church, Leon, Nicaragua
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place to stay. It is a great location and very affordable. The rooms are spacious, well managed and the hotel provides excellent room service. Guests safety is a priority. There is an outstanding restaurant staff. They are most attentive to all guests.

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

Dear Mr CowboyJosh, 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 

Atlanta, GA
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were here for two nights. It is a perfect location for exploring Leon. The grounds are gorgeous and the appointments throughout the hotel are really interesting. We enjoyed the food in the hotel restaurant both nights. The pool area is small but nicely done. Choose a room facing the courtyard to avoid street noise.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights at this hotel which is very well situated in the centre of Leon. Don´t be afraid of city alarm that goes off every morning at 7am! Nice and clean hotel with a small pool, we didn´t use it though. Decent breakfast, didn´t try the restaurant at night.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel located very centrally in old Leon was, in reality, only built less than 20 years ago on the site of the old Franciscan convent. It has been done very well, however, & captures the feel of an old colonial building around a pretty garden courtyard. I think the best rooms are those that face that courtyard. The hotel... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started our 8 day Nicaragua vacation in Leon, and were recommended the El Convento by Nicaragua Adventures. The hotel used to be a convent (hence the name), and the interior courtyard and hallways were all beautifully decorated with religious art, sculptures and figurines. Our room had a very comfortable bed and ice cold A/C, which were welcome after a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights - great location and lovely setting with a beautiful courtyard. Usually would have marked this lower but Leon is sparse for really high end hotels. Staff did speak English but was difficult to ask for help...but with the pricing pitched at the high end that's not quite fair. All in all would return - just felt... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautifully restored courtyard building surrounding a delightful garden, located close to the centre of the city. It has good modern facilities including a decent-sized pool and a fitness centre (neither of which we used, although they looked fine). The whole place is stuffed with paintings, artefacts, statues and old furniture; the owners also own (or at least... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The El Convento is well situated, and beautifully decorated with art and antiques all along the corridors and the courtyard in the centre. We had a great stay in clean, airy rooms. The staff were very helpful. The only thing is the food for the complimentary breakfast buffet was fairly plain, and not hot. Granted we came near the end... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I spent two nights at Hotel El Convento and were very happy with it. We had a suite so there was plenty of space. We had French doors opening onto the front lawn, and though we were right on the street we were never bothered by noise. The bed was very comfortable, the bathroom was a decent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is a lovely place to stay. In the middle of colonial Leon close to whatever you need or wish to see and do. We will rate this as a boutique hotel or almost a small museum. Large rooms with good a/c. Clean. Very nice breakfast. This is obvious the place to stay when in Leon.

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Address: Two Blocks West From Parque Central | Next to San Francisco`S Church, Leon, Nicaragua
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Location: Nicaragua > Leon Department > Leon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel El Convento 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
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