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Hotel Convento de San Francisco

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   La Plazuela, s/n, 11150 Vejer de la Frontera, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Coimbra, Portugal
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Quite remarkably good value from this charmingly converted old convent in this hill top town. As one would expect, it has high ceilings and all the architectural features expected in such buildings. The reception area is spacious and the service accommodating. Let down a little by a rusty, creaking and claustrophobic lift. No parking, but there is space on the... More

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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013 via mobile

Set in an old convent, this really is an incredible place to stay at at this price. With a bit of investment, this building and location could easilly be a top end hotel so enjoy it while you can! The building is incredible, with super high ceilings, lots of original features, and several areas to relax and chill out in.... More

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Chesham, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
39 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

We booked this as a last minute booking through Booking.com and did not expect any thing BUT. The convent is right in the center of town with views from rooms up to 21 looking right across the valley up to 40 miles on a clear day. Room was basic but clean and bathroom clean and had everything you needed. We... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Set in the high, old part of the town near to excellent views over the local countryside. The hotel is a converted convent and was economy rather than 3* with spartan bedding, limited breakfast, very patchy wifi and windows that had not been painted in years. Our wash basin and bathroom shelf were cracked and carpets were ageing.. As a... More

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London, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

The Hotel Convento is an impressive building. The hotel has been created sympathetically within the original convent building. The dining room is the old refectory. The rooms are all tastefully furnished. The staff are all friendly and helpful. The hotel has a large bar which is used to exhibit paintings by local artists it is great just to linger over... More

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Sometimes it is good to stay somewhere different, and we feel we achieved it with this one. A charming hotel, full of character, in a lovely but rather busy Vejer de la Frontera. The hotel has been sympathetically restored retaining much of the character of a convent. Our rooms were simply furnished with a small bathroom, anything more would not... More

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

its a very special hotel in a very picturesque setting in one of the pueblos blancos. I would agree with the other reviewers, that the hotel is as shown on the website - its very comfortable but not over the top. We went for the medio pension option and were delighted with the food in the evening, although the restaurant... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

The hotel is ouzing with character and the conversion from a convert has been sympathetically done with clean and welcoming bedrooms, good quality bed linens and towels and a simple bathroom. the air con is very effective, top tip - the bedroom mirror in our room was on the inside of the wardrobe door, found it as we were checking... More

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La Grande, Oregon
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

My daughter and I stayed for 4 nights. A beautifully decorated, rustic hotel in the center of this small village. Our room was very comfortable and cozy. The heat was easily adjustable. A nice feature: incense was provided daily and we used it. How nice is that? The staff were always helpful and friendly. There is a restaurant and bar... More

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

The rooms here are pretty basic, but the high wood beam ceilings, monastic feel, and stunning views did it for me. Like everyone else says, driving and parking in Vejer de la Frontera is harrowing. To wit, one of the convoluted cobblestone "roads" we drove in on, after about 60 hairpin turns, suddenly turned into a staircase. My husband should... More

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Address: La Plazuela, s/n, 11150 Vejer de la Frontera, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Costa de la Luz > Vejer de la Frontera
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Convento de San Francisco 3*
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