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Hotel El Convento

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  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“wine and cheese”(199 reviews)
“tapas restaurant”(112 reviews)
“old san juan”(1,461 reviews)
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

This hotel is truly beautiful and highly recommended. The location is the best and walking distance to all the sights in old San Juan. The bar inside the hotel is also fabulous, with delicious drinks and beautiful candlelight. I would definitely recommend for a romantic...More

1  Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We stayed here in late June- early July 2017 with friends celebrating a birthday. It was our friend's desire, after visiting here several years ago, to come for her 40th, so we stayed, sight unseen. What a great place! Its an old convent and very...More

2  Thank Griffinators
Reviewed 25 November 2017

The staff is just awesome! Everyone was friendly and went out of their way to ensure everything was to my satisfaction. Grounds and the hotel were kept well; rooms ranged from functional (smaller) to outstanding (very spacious). On-site restaurants ranged from a decent bar with...More

1  Thank coastiehutton
Reviewed 24 November 2017

This is a picturesque hotel in Old San Juan with a rich history. It is on a cobblestone street directly opposite the cathedral. It suffered some damage during hurricane Maria and they still have occasional power outages, but the service was friendly and welcoming. The...More

1  Thank motile
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

We recently got married in Hotel El Convento. We relocated due to Hurricane Maria, but it was the best thing that happened (It has a back-up generator). The hotel is magical from the get go. The pictures you see online do not do it justice....More

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Top amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
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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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US$250 - US$525 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Business Hotel in San Juan
#1 Family Hotel in San Juan
#1 Romantic Hotel in San Juan
#2 Luxury Hotel in San Juan
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$250 - US$525 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Business Hotel in San Juan
#1 Family Hotel in San Juan
#1 Romantic Hotel in San Juan
#2 Luxury Hotel in San Juan
Room types
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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 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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"higher floors have more light; the 5th floor junior suite with its own terrace is stunning"
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"Visit the old forts, and go to the markets on weekend nights."
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