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Hotel El Convento

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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
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SW USA
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed here for 3 nights as Rick Steves recommends it and his tours stay here. We usually stay in Paradores but decided to go with his recommendation which was less expensive. We were in room #1 which had a larger double bed and a small balcony that you could stand on. Bed and pillows were comfy. Room 2 has a...

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HotelElConventoArcos, Recepcion at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear TravelNowSwUsa We thank you for your compliments. Your review is very important to us and we are delighted to read that you enjoyed the comfort of our rooms and the lovely stay at our hotel. Best regards, Hotel El Convento.

Denpasar, Indonesia
Reviewed 1 week ago

charming with amazing views and lovely staff - we all agreed we would love to return. this is a perfect place to get to know the small town. Balcony rooms are available. Very much an old world feel. Lovely staff too.

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HotelElConventoArcos, Recepción at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear paolabuendia, We have to thank you for your compliments, is nice hearing you had a lovely stay, We hope to have you back at El Convento Hotel. Sincerely, Hotel El Convento.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not so easy to get to on the Easter weekend due to road closures for the Easter festivities, and if you travel by car its a long walk from the nearest parking......but it is so worth the effort. The rooms, whilst small, are very comfortable, but they open onto the most wonderful terraces with stunning views onto the valley beyond...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently stayed one night and found this a great little place. We had a room with a balcony which was amazing, it was huge and had a wonderful view. The breakfast was delicious and staff friendly. My thoughts though, park at the bottom of Arcos at the sister hotel since it is far too tricky to drive up. The streets...

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HotelElConventoArcos, Recepción at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear Craig and Diane W We are very happy to Know you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. Thank you very much for your kind comment. Sincerely, Hotel El Convento.

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Marietta, GA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arcos is a great place to slow down and enjoy the small town. This hotel is in the old city an sits on the edge of the cliff. Amazing view from the rooms. The small staff was pleasant and very helpful. Nice ala cart breakfast offered. Good parking a sister hotel 10 min walk or fold in your mirrors, hold...

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HotelElConventoArcos, Recepción at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Hello, We are very nice to know that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel and in Arcos. Thank you for your oppinion. Sincerely, Hotel El Convento.

Naples, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm sure there are more spacious rooms. We got the last one and it was fairly small. The best part of the room was our private balconey overlooking the valley. One visits Arcos for the views and it looks like if you can secure a balconey at this hotel, you will be very pleased with your view. Our bed was...

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HotelElConventoArcos, Recepción at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are happy to know you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. Thank you for your oppinion. Regards, Hotel El Convento.

Canmore, Canada
Reviewed April 1, 2017

I booked a room with a terrace, non-refundable rate, via Expedia in 11/2016 for our stay in 03/2017. I wrote to the hotel via e-mail requesting Rick Steves room and were told that no room could be guaranteed (standard reply). However, when we arrived at 1230pm on 15/05/2017, well before any other guests, we were given a room with a...

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Avery, California
Reviewed March 26, 2017

We walked into our room and immediately went down to the desk to add an extra night. The view was breathtaking. We spent our first two hours in Arcos sipping vermut and gazing out our window. We travel lightly and lots of silly flourishes don't impress us. The room was spotless. The bathroom was nice-sized. Everything worked perfectly. But, the...

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HotelElConventoArcos, Recepción at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear pjluvcreek, We are very glad to read about your lovely comments. Thank for your support. Best regards, Hotel El Convento.

Grand Blanc, Michigan
Reviewed March 5, 2017

Not a large hotel or is it fancy, but the views are worth it. As the name tells it's history it was a convent at one time. thus explaining the bareness of the rooms.It's quite a hike uphill from town. The views from your balcony are absolutely breathtaking. Breakfast was not fancy but all we needed to get us going...

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HotelElConventoArcos, Recepción at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear Mr Trish A, Thank you very much for taking your time to share your thoughts and experience on Trip Advisor following your stay at the hotel. Sincerely, Hotel El Convento

Round Rock, TX
Reviewed November 15, 2016

Small rooms with modern bath. Nice common terrace and some private terraces. Odd decorating of 5 empty frames on the wall in our room. Conveniently located to the old town once you get up the hill. Taxi is also available if you prefer. Stairs no elevator. Clean and comfortable.

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HotelElConventoArcos, Director de Recepción at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear Mathtravel, thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear that we did not meet your expectations during your stay with us. Recording the decoration, we would like to say that you can find "empty frames" in most spanish decorating magazines. We will share with our housekeeping staff your comments about the cleanliness of the room. Thank you!...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
En el corazon del conjunto Historico-Artistico de Arcos, parte del convento de las monjas Mercedarias se ha transformado en el Hotel El Convento para que los visitantes puedan disfrutar en calma de la antigua belleza de este pueblo hecho monumento de claridad.Desde sus habitaciones o desde una amplia terraza se contemplan magnificas vistas sobre la Pena y la vega del rio Guadalete en un enclave tranquilo, entre iglesias y casas senoriales.Un placer para los sentidos es lo que encontraran los huespedes del Hotel El Convento.Tradicion, buen comer y unos alrededores naturales que tiene mucho que descubrir, siempre predominando la tranquilidad. Sus 13 habitaciones que disponen de TV, telefono, wi-fi gratuito, aire acondicionado y bano completo pero donde se ha querido mantener el estilo tradicional de este pueblo en todos los rincones y estancias que componen el edificio.Algunas de las habitaciones poseen un nombre distinto en homenaje a escritores, poetas o personajes del mundo de la cultura. Un trato cordial y atento contribuye a hacer inolvidable su estancia. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel El Convento

Address: Calle Maldonado 2, 11630 Arcos de la Frontera, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Costa de la Luz > Arcos de la Frontera
Price Range: $54 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel El Convento 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Get a room with a huge balcony, not the small Romeo and Juliette terrace we had.”
TravelNowSwUsa, 1 week ago | Read review
“Definitely worth paying for the terrace as it doubles the size of your room”
ShivvieAng, 1 week ago | Read review
“Pay a little more and get the balcony room, could have sat outside all day!”
craiganddianew, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“I think all rooms have a view. Not sure though.”
pjluvcreek, Mar 26, 2017 | Read review
“one with a great view. Our balcony was very large.”
397TrishA, Mar 5, 2017 | Read review
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