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Hotel El Convento

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Certificate of Excellence
Located in the heart of historic Old San Juan, Hotel El Convento has set new standards of luxury, comfort and service while preserving the rich character of this former 16th century convent. This landmark treasure, a member of Historic Hotels of America and Small Luxury Hotels of the World, has earned four diamonds from AAA each year since its opening. This is the exclusive hotel experience to indulge the most discriminating of travelers, and is a hotel like no other.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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My wife and I spent two nights here prior to our recent cruise. On many occasions from day trips on a cruise or when visiting Old San Juan while staying at the beach, we stopped in the atrium for lunch or a drink. We always wanted to see if this charming small hotel lived up to
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This is simply a magical place. Inside the walls of a convent that is almost 400 years old, there is a treasure of history and modern hospitality. There is no better place from which to walk to historic sites and experience what makes Old San Juan special. This isn’t a chain
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Beautiful hotel in the heart of Old San Juan- walking distance to most of the attractions in OSJ. the courtyard is charming and the hall on each level has cozy tables overlooking the courtyard. Highly recommend!
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There is much to appreciate about this hotel...the history, location, attentive staff, wine and cheese reception and the third and fourth floor terraces with views.We found the hotel to be lovely but not luxurious and were disappointed with several things. Only one restaurant
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First let me start by saying-overall this has been a wonderful stay. The staff are so friendly and helpful-the grounds are beautiful and the location can not be beat-we walked everywhere! The view was stunning from our room. The AC was wonderful. We would certainly stay here
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The Queen Vista Room at the Hotel El Convento
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The Junior Suite at the Hotel El Convento
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The Junior Suite at the Hotel El Convento
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The Double Vista Room at the Hotel El Convento
room 512
Unfortunately, the El Picoteo is still closed. The entrances are gated and locked. Not sure what the plan is for the future, but the kitchen is still together.
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Call hotel as I have no idea which room.
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The rooms are all air conditioned. The outdoor open terraced areas and some of the main lobby is not. But you must remember this is Puerto Rico and outdoor living. This hotel is so fabulous you’ll love it.
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we were just there a few weeks ago. felt completely safe! water was fine. we had a blast! it was charming and busy. the shop owners and locals were wonderful! not sure where your friend actually went but too bad for them. we had the same wonderful experience we have every time we go there.
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"Any room with a view"
"Check out the "Queen Vista" rooms, prefer 4th & 5th floors."
"Wine and cheese reception daily, a great meet and greet for guest community"
"Room 501 has only limited view of the bay."
"Get closer to Caleta de las Monjas if you're on the street parallel to Calle del Cristo. An industrial fan runs all night."
US$254 - US$529 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
hotel el conventoel convento san juan
CaribbeanPuerto RicoSan Juan
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