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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 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Bellevue, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Hotel El Convento is the place to stay in Leon. My wife and I stayed there with 2 of our children. The customer service was outstanding. The hotel is beautiful and well located in the city center. Many hotel rooms with 2 beds in Nicaragua have double beds, but this hotel has larger queen beds. Although the breakfast buffet... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff was wonderful and friendly. The hotel is walkable to everything and in a great spot. The grounds are beautiful and there are many great spots to sit and catch the breeze drifting through. The breakfast buffet was delicious - fresh bread and some of the best fruit I had during my travels through Nica. The only thing to... More

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Panama City, Panama
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building is charming as well as the staff. Our room was a little noisy given the activity in the street but other rooms are facing the parking lot. Restaurant is ok and breakfast is good (nica style) They work with julio tours who's the best tour company in Leon.

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Payson, Arizona
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114 reviews 114 reviews
53 hotel reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a beautiful place to wake up in the former capital of Nicaragua. Conveniently located in town, within walking distance of all we needed. The interior gardens are immaculately kept and provided a peaceful scene for our breakfast each morning. Only a few things were odd: 1. When there is double occupancy, and a married couple, they give you a... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two nights here while touring Leon. Although it looks as if it were the original convent, it actually is a replica, as the original one had been destroyed. The rooms are air conditioned and ours had two queen beds. The beds and pillows were comfortable, and the shower worked well, producing hot water at any time. There was... More

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Austin, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

A wonderful surprise awaits everyone who walks in the door of Hotel El Convento. Lovely gardens, beautiful furnishings in a tranquil setting. The service was great--I reported that a hall light was out, and it was replaced immediately. I didn't want to leave this lovely hotel!

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your remarks. Best Regards. More

Chicago, IL
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Two lovely nights at this wonderful hotel. Architecture is marvelous, location convenient to town center and sights. Attentive staff, very good breakfast buffet and dinner menu. Courtyard fountain is great to walk around at night and look up at the stars. Lots of artworks and colonial style furniture and bric a brac contribute to atmosphere. Only drawback….very very poor water... 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 room, 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. Nidia Urcuyo M. More

London, UK
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63 reviews 63 reviews
52 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We stayed two nights in this charming hotel within easy walking of the main square and massive Cathedral. Leon is a place to go if architecture and churches are for you, it is lively but not as well preserved as Granada. El Convento Hotel is what it says, a former convent with a central garden which is beautifully kept and... 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 about our service. I apologize for the inconveniences during your stay with us, however I wish to thank you for your feedback as these help us find details that we need to improve. Best Regards, Nidia Urcuyo M. More

Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

We stayed two nights in the hotel and enjoyed them both. The hotel is centrally located in a gorgeous renovated convent with beautiful gardens and courtyards. It still contains amazing artwork and altars from its former life. Lovely rooms, decent breakfast, helpful staff. We highly recommend staying there!

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

Dear Guest, First I want to thank you for staying with us during your visit to Leon. It's nice to know you enjoy your stay in the hotel. Thanks also to recognize the efforts made by our employees. We hope you visit us soon. Best Regards, Nidia Urcuyo M. More

Stockholm
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

Very quaint and charming atmosphere in an old convent style with a big courtyard and rooms around single story. Efficient and nice staff, even the security guys were helpful and professional with everything including tasks outside their duties. Small but clean and very stylish pool. Good location close to the main square and the main little street with bars, but... More

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

Dear guest We thank you for staying with us during your visit to Leon city, just as I thank you for your comments, it was a pleasure for us to serve you and know that you enjoy your stay We hope you visit us soon. Best Regards, Nidia Urcuyo M. More

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Additional Information about Hotel El Convento

Also Known As:
El Convento Leon
El Convento Hotel Leon
Address: Contiguo a Iglesia San Francisco, Leon, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Leon Department > Leon
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 12 hotels in Leon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel El Convento 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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