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Hotel El Convento
Ranked #3 of 15 Hotels in Leon
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed June 19, 2013

We really enjoyed our stay at the hotel - a refurbished convent. typical Spanish style. hotel rooms around a beautiful garden. We were a family of 8, ranging from 9 to 89 years. The staff was really terrific,The pool was a bit small but still pleasant. Highly recommended.

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  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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Hotel El C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2013

Dear Martin,

Thank you for taking the time to write about our service , always will be motivation to receive such appreciation from our guest.

We really appreciate your comment, we hope to see you soon again in Hotel El Convento.

Best regards

Nidia Urcuyo M.

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Reviewed June 3, 2013

Very nice hotel, Rooms are clean and comfortable. Air conditioner worked perfect, nice flat screen TV’s with many U.S. channels. Free breakfast in the morning with your stay. Good laundry service, upon arrival from airport my clothes were a wriggled mess – turned in all of my clothing and they ironed all of my belongings in 1 hr. Very beautiful courtyard in the center, but no pools that I know of in Leon. Only about 2 or 3 blocks from the center of the town and bar section of the city. Great food also for dinner and ice cold Tona’s to wash it down with. Will most likely say here again on my next visit.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled on business
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Hotel El C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2013

Dear Matt H.

We really appreciate your comments about our service
We hope you visit us soon!

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Reviewed April 28, 2013

The is a beautiful setting , The restaurant tables are well set out with white tablecloths. The menu is well written. I chose grilled salmon with a touch of Asian sauce. When the small fillet, a tail cut arrived, it was hot at one end and tepid the other, the plate contained a mound of pounded yuca or quiquisque smothered in a commercial sweet and sour sauce. The line cook/chef should go to Barcelo or Sushi Nami in Hollywood Miami,to find out what this dish should taste like. And forget the quequisqui, rice or baby boiled potatoes would be fine. Creative but must try harder.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed April 25, 2013

We stayed one night at this beautiful hotel. It is centrally located and the rooms/decor are perfect. The building is a traditional Spanish colonial, adjacent to a church. The staff was very attentive and friendly. The bedding was comfortable and the rooms sparkling clean. The breakfast was first rate in the morning. Overall, couldn't be happier with my experience and will stay here again!

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled with friends
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Hotel El C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2013

Dear Guest,

Is a pleasure for us to know your stay was good at Hotel El Convento,
We hope you visit us soon!

Best Regards,

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Reviewed April 9, 2013

An excellent experience. A staff very willing to work and meet the requirements. Definitely the proximity to the historic center of Leon makes it special. It hosted a corporate event which saw the flexibility and desire to do things the team.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled on business
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Belsky C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2013

Dear Roger

We really appreciate your comments about our service. Every day we try to maintain the same quality for all our guest and this comments show us that we are doing a good job; please be assured that I will share your review with the Executive Team the hotel.

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Reviewed April 8, 2013

El Convento has a special feeling to it which is obvious as soon as you cross the door. It is very magical. I stayed in the suite which was very spacious and had a huge soft bed. Service was kind and helpful. The patio is beautiful and the pool area very cosy and elegant. Probably the best choice in town.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled on business
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Belsky C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2013

Dear Sir Estefania
Thank you very much for your comments. We hope to visit us in your next trip to Nicaragua!

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Reviewed March 14, 2013

Stay here and had a good experience. Bilingual staff was helpful, morning breakfast was a nice buffet with friendly server and nice view, and rooms were over avg. Location is perfect to walk to many nice restaurant and nite-life options.

Room Tip: Get room facing to middle and not toward roads.
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  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled with friends
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Belsky C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2013

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Additional Information about Hotel El Convento

Address: Two Blocks West From Parque Central | Next to San Francisco`S Church, Leon 21000, Nicaragua
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Location: Nicaragua > Leon Department > Leon
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 15 Hotels in Leon
Price Range: $89 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel El Convento 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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 
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