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Hotel El Convento

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“wine and cheese”(196 reviews)
“tapas restaurant”(114 reviews)
“old san juan”(1,504 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Fitness centre
Concierge
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre
Dry Cleaning
4 Star Hotel
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...
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Location and contact
100 Cristo St | Old San Juan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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12.9 km to Luis Munoz Marin Intl Airport
149 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.1 km from Old San Juan
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Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

We decided to stay in town. After a fun filled night in Old San Juan we called our home away from home. We took a dip in the sparkling pool and ordered room service. We had two amazing dinners with cocktails. The room was very...More

1  Thank Deborah N
Reviewed 3 August 2014

My husband and I stayed at El Convento for 4 nights at the end of our honeymoon. We chose El Convento based on online reviews, and the personal experience of good friends who stayed there the year before. Our friends were upgraded to an amazing,...More

3  Thank MittenStateMills
Response from Alfredo A, General Manager at Hotel El ConventoResponded 5 August 2014

Dear Guest - I would like to thank you for staying at Hotel El Convento on such a special occasion and I'm glad you enjoyed most of the time here. Congratulations. I also appreciate that you took the time to share the experience with us....More

Reviewed 3 August 2014

I stayed in the Hotel El Convento for 3 days on a business trip to San Juan and thoroughly enjoyed myself. Perfectly located in the heart of Old San Juan, the hotel is a perfect mix of old and new -- think old-world charm with...More

Thank Keithcu
Reviewed 3 August 2014

A lovely place to stay. This hotel is very charming and full of Old World character. The location in old San Juan can't be beat. I wouldn't dream of staying anywhere else but old San Juan. The cobblestone streets, the small artisan shops (although in...More

2  Thank Mark K
Response from Alfredo A, General Manager at Hotel El ConventoResponded 3 August 2014

Dear MJamesK - Thank you so much for staying with us and for your valuable feedback. I am certainly disappointed that even though you enjoyed our facilities, some of our services provided to you, did not represent our usual quality. I apologize for not been...More

Reviewed 2 August 2014

Excellent quality room and friendly staff. Don't miss the wine and cheese complimentary reception daily. Also, cold bottled water, tea, and coffee available all day. The pool and hot tub are small, but the terrace views are amazing. In the heart of Old San Juan.

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
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
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$227 - US$447 (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
#1 Luxury Hotel in San Juan
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$227 - US$447 (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
#1 Luxury Hotel in San Juan
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Amenities (71)
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virginiaviajera
26 January 2018|
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Response from KristiC98272 | Reviewed this property |
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... More
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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 itโ€™s so beautiful ๐Ÿ™‚
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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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"We were on the 4th floor right next to the plunge pool which was great since we used it many times in our..."
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"We had a double bed and would suggest if are tall to get a king or queen sized bed, but the room was nicely..."
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"Avoid room on the first two floors. Some have restricted views."
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"Second floor rooms have very high ceilings."
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