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Hotel El Convento

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#2 of 15 Hotels in Leon
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Davie, Florida
Reviewed 26 July 2015

A very nice hotel within easy walking distance to downtown activities. Very good food and beautiful gardens to relax and read. The pool was under renovations so we went by taxi to the beach about 20 mins away.

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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 I hope you visit us soon

Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

Le Convento was a lovely place to relax in Leon. It's central and right next to the modern art gallery (a must visit). We were welcomed with a refreshing glass of juice and views of the beautiful garden. The room was spotless and had air conditioning which despite been low season was really necessary. We ate dinner there once and...

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

Dear Guest It is a pleasure for us making our guests stay as comfortable as possible. We are glad you ejoyed our spacious and comfortable rooms and the service of our friendly staff . We hope we can attend you in your next visit. Is a pleasure to serve you!

Reviewed 22 July 2015

This review is only for the hotel. The hotel is clean, has a great staff that is super friendly and speaks English, has a security guard in the front and is in a great location walking distance from the Leon market. They have a very cool courtyard, exercise room and my wife purchased some hand made blankets as souvenirs from...

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to post your comments, which are very much appreciated. I am very sorry to read that you did not find your stay as pleasant as you would have hoped due to the issues with restaurant; please be assured that these matters will be reviewed by the appropriate department to rectify. We sincerely...

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2015

We stayed here for two nights at the end of our Nicaraguan holiday earlier this month (July 2015). Our first impressions were favourable: an air of peace and tranquility, dimly lit corridors, artefacts displayed everywhere ..... a stunning central courtyard with a tinkling fountain playing. Very inviting. Our room was a good size with a comfortable looking bed and an...

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adminconvento, Gerente at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review about our property. I will follow up your observations about breakfast and the loudness in the room area corridors. Very sad that on top of this noise, you had a noisy neighbor guest. I do have to confirm, about the loud siren in the city, that...

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Stepping into the lobby of El Convento is like stepping into another world - out of Leon's heat and noise and into a place of quiet and peace. The hotel is beautiful with a central court that is stunning. You are right near the central park and very close to the art museums. Excellent restaurants are a 5 minute walk...

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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. Is a pleasure to serve you!

Richmond Hill, Canada
Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

During my tour of Nicaragua for my goodwill mission for Operation Smile and SOS Children's Villages. This by far is the best location to stay in Leon. It's close to many historic landmarks, breathtaking gardens, museums, lots of scenic photos etc. I felt like I was taken back into time to another Era, but the rooms still had all the...

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

Dear Mrs NJ-ChicTravels Thank you very much for your comments, I will share your words with the rest of the staff so they know that they are doing things well. We hope to serve you again soon and to continue providing the best alternative of accommodation in León.

Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

Great Hotel, perfectly located just 3 blocks away from Central Park, a place where you can relax. Great staff starting from the Bell Buttons, front desk executives, maids and restaurant staff. Everyone always offering a great smile and willing to help. The restaurant was no exception, I chose the "Criollo Steak", 8 oz of a real good steak sided with...

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

Dear GilPTY On behalf of Hotel El Convento staff we want to take this opportunity to thank you for such a positive comments. We truly appreciate your wonderful review, it is really nice, and makes feel very proud of our beautiful property!! It will be an honor to have the opportunity to host you again in the near future.

Reviewed 26 June 2015

When you walk into the lobby, the view of the courtyard is very impressive. It has beautiful flowers, palm trees, and excellently manicured shrubs. The room was spacious, but not very luxurious. I had wifi connection issues the entire time I was there. The breakfast buffet was the best I had on my entire trip. Made-to-order eggs, all kinds of...

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

Dear Mrs. Liz B Your comments are very important for us and we are grateful that you take some minutes from your valued time and make this fabulous review from us. Thank you again for your value review and for visiting us and we hope to have the privilege to host you once again in a near future.

Providence, RI, USA
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

Our family spent three days here in December and all had only positive things to say. From the setting, with the lush and well-cared-for plantings, to the lovely rooms to the delicious breakfast overlooking the gardens, all contributed to making our visit a delightful time. Even the more cynical travelers in the family concurred.

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

Dear Guest, We thank you for staying with us during your visit to Leon city, just as I thank you for your comments, it was a pleasure for us to serve you and know that you enjoy your stay We hope you visit us soon. Best Regards,

Inderøy
Reviewed 28 May 2015

Did not actually live there, but had a private apartment in León, and used to go up to El Convento almost daily for the air-con and their crazy good Limonada Imperial. The staff who work there are incredibly polite and service-minded, and after being there for 3,5 months (I'm not kidding, I basically lived there!), they were just as nice...

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

Dear Guest We thank you for staying with us during your visit to Leon city, just as thank you for your comments, we definitely feel very pleased to read this review, thank you so much for all your kind words to our property! I will share your words with the rest of the staff so they know that they are...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre 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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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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
Region: Nicaragua > Leon Department > Leon
Price Range: $151 - $265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel El Convento 4*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
El Convento Leon
El Convento Hotel Leon
Hotel El Convento Nicaragua/Leon
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“I found my street-side room to be surprisingly quiet, but the hum of the A/C did help mute the street noise.”
georgehQ2869UI, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“inside rooms may be quieter from the street noise.”
BuffaloTex, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing the inner garden and courtyard.”
Timoteo99, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for rooms overlooking the courtyard”
nicwest, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Do not accept room #16 you will get NO sleep”
206rayah, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
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