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Hotel El Convento

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Bronx, New York
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54 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

When we travel to PR our 1st stop is El Convento, I love the old charm. We have never stayed in the hotel , but we have lunch, spend some time there and enjoy the feel of this hotel, the employee's are very Friendly and welcoming. The hotel has great architect. The price for a night is average to other... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff was very friendly, helpful and professional. The hotel was ideal; great location and very nice. San Juan and the island of Puerto Rico was without power for at least 48 hours during my trip, but since the El Convento had its own generator, there was no interruption of service at the hotel; in fact, the hotel extended their... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our stayed was very lovely before our Cruise, the hotel is just charming, with old spanish feel. the wine and cheese every evening was nice before we walk out to dinner. We rent a car to the Rain Forest, paid $29 for 24 hours. The staff are very polite and helpful.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Convento is a nice hotel centrally located in Old San Juan. There is no ocean here, but since I was running the Lola Challenge, it was a great location to get to and from the race. The pool is fairly small, but if seeing the sights of Old San Juan is the reason for your trip, this is the... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is located in a ancient convent that has been converted to its' current use. It is one of the finest hotels that I have ever been a guest in. The rooms are located off of a balcony which surrounds a courtyard. The balcony is not air conditioned, so it might be better to go during the cooler months.... More 

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Fenton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Close to old Juan's sites, fort and shops, good security and beautiful. It's expensive but good for a night or two. Luxurious and has good island food. Love the open atmosphere and is breezy when it's hot out. Eat local.

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Tiny, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't find a single thing to be negative about The history of the hotel, the food in the restaurant, it was clean, staff was great. Best of all it's in the centre of a lot of night life and action! There was a roof top pool, it was small but very nice.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has been various things over the years starting with, you guessed it, a convent. The room we had was terrific, very clean, quite modern bathrooms. It has free Wi-Fi and, as a bonus, the wall safe will hold a 17 inch lap top....I just measured mine to make sure it was 17 inches. You can secure the safe... More 

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Corona, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

El Convento is a beautiful, historic hotel in the heart of Old San Juan. Location was excellent as far as walking to restaurants, the park, Castillo San Felipe, etc. The rooms were clean and modern. The only complaint I have is the parking situation. Not really their fault though considering where the hotel is located. Would I stay here again?... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taking a cruise out of San Juan, we decided to stay a couple of days in PR prior to sailing. Our taxi driver from the airport was quite social and very knowledgeable of topics we inquired about. He drove us to the corner of the Hotel El Convento and unloaded our bag as we strolled through the big solid front... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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Cuisines: Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Mediterranean, Puerto Rican
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of historic Old San Juan, Hotel El Convento has set new standards of luxury, comfort and service while preserving the rich character of this former 16th century convent. This landmark treasure, a member of Historic Hotels of America and Small Luxury Hotels of the World, has earned four diamonds from AAA each year since its opening. This is the exclusive hotel experience to indulge the most discriminating of travelers, and is a hotel like no other. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel El Convento

Address: 100 Cristo St | Old San Juan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > San Juan
Price Range: $197 - $500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hotel El Convento 4.5*
Number of rooms: 58
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Also Known As:
El Convento San Juan
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#1 Family Hotel in San Juan
#1 Business Hotel in San Juan
#1 Romantic Hotel in San Juan
#2 Luxury Hotel in San Juan
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