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Hotel El Convento

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Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

Stayed for two nights - great location and lovely setting with a beautiful courtyard. Usually would have marked this lower but Leon is sparse for really high end hotels. Staff did speak English but was difficult to ask for help...but with the pricing pitched at the high end that's not quite fair. All in all would return - just felt... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank for sharing such feedback with us. I would like to thank you for visiting us and stay with us during your trip to Leon, we apologize for the inconvenience, 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. Kind regards, More 

Dorset
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37 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This is a beautifully restored courtyard building surrounding a delightful garden, located close to the centre of the city. It has good modern facilities including a decent-sized pool and a fitness centre (neither of which we used, although they looked fine). The whole place is stuffed with paintings, artefacts, statues and old furniture; the owners also own (or at least... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay. We appreciate your feedback. I am pleased that you found our location and rooms to your liking. I hope the minor inconvenience did not detract from the overall positive experience you had with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to stay with us. More 

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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

The El Convento is well situated, and beautifully decorated with art and antiques all along the corridors and the courtyard in the centre. We had a great stay in clean, airy rooms. The staff were very helpful. The only thing is the food for the complimentary breakfast buffet was fairly plain, and not hot. Granted we came near the end... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank for sharing such great feedback with us. Thank you for your valuable comments and feedback. We have shared them with our staff to best understand what happened in the breakfast, Heartfelt hospitality and attentiveness are the signature qualities of our team so we will take your feedback in a very positive way. On behalf of our staff... More 

New York City, New York
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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I spent two nights at Hotel El Convento and were very happy with it. We had a suite so there was plenty of space. We had French doors opening onto the front lawn, and though we were right on the street we were never bothered by noise. The bed was very comfortable, the bathroom was a decent... 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, 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. More 

Skien Norway
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129 reviews
83 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is a lovely place to stay. In the middle of colonial Leon close to whatever you need or wish to see and do. We will rate this as a boutique hotel or almost a small museum. Large rooms with good a/c. Clean. Very nice breakfast. This is obvious the place to stay when in Leon.

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

Dear Guest, Thank for sharing such feedback with us. It makes me so happy and proud to read of your experience here at our property and thank you for recommending us as a great place to stay! We hope you visit us soon More 

Cagliari
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330 reviews
116 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This is an amazing hotel, in a lovely building with a great garden. Rooms are nice and spacious, common areas are charming to say the least. Breakfast is served in the patio, overlooking the gorgeous park. There is a small pool although it almost is a mission to get towerls, and free wifi. Breakfast is a buffet. Rooms facing the... 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 your comments. We value every guest's feedback and opinion and your response will help us continue to fulfill our commitment to provide excellent customer service and superior guest experience. On behalf of our staff thank you for choosing us. More 

Boston
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The setting for this hotel which used to be a convent (as the name suggests) is lovely with a pretty garden and antiques filling the common area. The rooms are nice and comfortable but the bathrooms need to be updated.

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

We are ecstatic to hear that you enjoyed all the amenities we provided. Please let us know the next time you will be back in Hotel El Convento. We would love to have you stay with us again! More 

New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This is a very charming property with a restful aura. There were antique furniture and objects tastefully placed throughout the hotel. Our room, #32 was particularly large and well appointed. The service was attentive and helpful.Wifi in the room was included. Breakfast was adequate and situated overlooking a beautiful and tranquil courtyard. We would book again.

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

Dear Guest We appreciate your comments. We hope we can attend you in your next visit. We hope you visit us soon. More 

Managua, Nicaragua
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My husband and I stayed here for 1 night. As a Nicaraguan I always wanted to stay here. It is a very romantic hotel. The rooms are nice, and the gardens are beautiful. I loved the breakfast as well. Very nice!

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

Dear Gabyhm27 Thank you for your feedback, is very important to us. We are very happy to learn you enjoyed. Please let us know next time you will be visiting, we would love to welcome you back again. More 

San Francisco, California
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

At first I was very interested in the hotel's history and gorgeous courtyard. However, the restaurant was why we were there and it was nothing more than disappointing. I'm not sure if they are trying to impress, but their food selection was not impressive. We ordered appetizers that were described as a cheese plate, but came out with really hard... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: $106 - $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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Also Known As:
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