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Hotel El Convento

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Exceptional service from entrance into the hotel to the exit. Clean rooms, personal attention from staff, above expectation for breakfast buffet and fine dining in evening. Centrally located and easy access to historical and cultural sites.

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Homestead, Florida
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29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were touring Nicaragua and one of our stops was Leon! I heard wonders and all the reviews were good but once we arrived I was quickly disappointed!! The staff was rude and condescending! The grounds are beautiful but we were quickly advised by the security staff to stay in doors at night because the hotel was haunted!! I normally... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'd highly recommend the Hotel El Convento in Leon. It's at the same mid-range pricepoint as many others but I think offers more services and amenities and also a better location than the others. It's right in the middle of the cathedral/museum zone but very safe/secure. It's also a very peaceful place with the open courtyard and artwork. I needed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

There are SO many tourists in addition to Leon being a bustling city, staying at Hotel El Convento was a welcome respite. It's in the perfect location within walking distance to everything: 1/2 a block to the art museum, 1/2 a block to the Cultural House, 3 blocks to the cathedral, great restaurants all within a 2 block radius. The... More 

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Antigua, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

EL convento Hotel is the perfect place to stay while in Leon, i have stayed a few times and usually has been a comfort stay and the staff is very helpful. The location is convenience too. The food at the restaurant is great. Breakfasts is very good. Nice living room, small pool and Air Conditioning. The room is big and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Located within 1000 feet from the cathedral of Leon, this colonial style hotel is by far the best place to stay in Leon. Excellent service, decent pricing, a lot of great restaurants nearby. None of the places in the region a truly five star hotels but this one is really a good one. We will return.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights at the end of a 3 week trip around Nicaragua and the peace/ quiet, well appointed rooms and bathrooms were very welcome. The staff were great and the inclusive buffet breakfast plentiful. As the name suggests this is built on the site of a former convent (we were told the actual convent was destroyed and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Through the door of the old convent you enter a manicured courtyard with a fountain, doves, flowering scrubs and the biggest bird baths in the world. The antique furniture scattered in the cloisters is oversize and the bric a brac a fascinating museum of old time Nicaragua. Even the carved sanctuary and rails survive in the massive lounge. A pool... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Thoroughly recommend this hotel - a tranquil heaven to relax in, by the pool of in the comfortable interior courtyard overlooking the beautifully designed gardens. Very central and within easy walking distance of historic sites and restaurants. We booked through Imagine Latin America, who set up a fabulous itinerary for us. Totally stress-free holiday.

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Hinsdale, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

It was great but it was kinda small. On the good side there was a fountain In the middle of a court yard the pool was terrific, it was awesome for jumping into. The breakfast was OK. Also the dinner wasn't that good. (They don't serve lunch). It was good.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel El Convento is located at the heart of the city of Leon, 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 Leon for business or pleasure, Hotel El Convento should be your first choice! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel El Convento

Address: Two Blocks West From Parque Central | Next to San Francisco`S Church, Leon, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Leon Department > Leon
Price Range: $105 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel El Convento 3.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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