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Hotel El Convento

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  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“wine and cheese”(199 reviews)
“tapas restaurant”(111 reviews)
“old san juan”(1,461 reviews)
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Reviewed 16 April 2014

We stayed at the Hotel El Convento for 2 nights prior to a cruise. The location is fabulous, right in the heart of Old San Juan. You are within walking distance of both El Morro and Castille San Cristobal and the old city walls as...More

1  Thank nerrag
Reviewed 10 April 2014

I've been to San Juan twice now and both times have stayed at this hotel - I can not recommend it highly enough. Excellent customer service, clean with lovely fittings, overall good value for a wonderful stay. Highly recommended!

1  Thank penny7800
Reviewed 9 April 2014

we returned. Had a day there long ago and remembered it fondly. We came back for two days after sailing in the British Virgins. It was lovely. Very nice room, great common areas, bars and restaurants. Located in the heart of Old San Juan. Don't...More

2  Thank LarryKra
Reviewed 8 April 2014 via mobile

It is worth every $! Very exquisite, everything was perfect! The front desk staff gets a ten! We are ready to come back in the fall! The Patio del Nispero is just excellent in food and service! Would like to thank the special services of...More

3  Thank Lourdes K
Reviewed 7 April 2014

My wife and I need it a break from our work week so we stay one night at this amazing place, the hotel itself has a very spanish style ambience and its so relaxing its just what we need it! The staff treat us like...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Outdoor pool
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Price range
USD 240 - USD 568 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in San Juan
#1 Family Hotel in San Juan
#1 Business Hotel in San Juan
#2 Luxury Hotel in San Juan
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 240 - USD 568 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in San Juan
#1 Family Hotel in San Juan
#1 Business Hotel in San Juan
#2 Luxury Hotel in San Juan
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Mike C
6 January 2018|
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Response from Emma B | Reviewed this property |
I think the populated parts of the city are fine now- just the rural areas are still in pain. Do it! PR needs tourism again and it’s so beautiful 🙂
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tennisfan1357
27 November 2017|
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Response from Ruth O | Reviewed this property |
No. Hotel El Convento Never stopped operations.
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Doug M
7 November 2017|
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Response from Ruth O | Reviewed this property |
I was not staying there but I am from Old San Juan . So I know the hotel and its people very well . After Maria the hotel had an excellent attitude towards their guests and residents of Old San Juan .
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Room Tips
"higher floors have more light; the 5th floor junior suite with its own terrace is stunning"
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"choose the suite if you can afford it."
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"My room was on the 5th floor with a view of the bay, Room 512"
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"Visit the old forts, and go to the markets on weekend nights."
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