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Hotel El Convento

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#3 of 15 Hotels in Leon
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Fowey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 2 nights as part of a group tour. The Hotel is a former convent and retains some of the features in its public rooms. The rooms are spacious and well equipped although no tea and coffee making facilities. The location is ideal for the sights and the service very good. The restaurant is very good but it...

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Broward County, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best hotel in all of Leon, Nicaragua! The treatment is better than hotels in all of Nicaragua. Victor and his staff are amazing people who catarr to your every need with superb interest in one's comfort and also your interest in Leon. I will never stay anywhere else in Leon because El Convento is where its at!...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We liked: location, setting, our room with garden view, the comfortable beds and the abundant breakfast buffet. The hotel does not get an all-star rating because the gym was not fully functioning (broken treadmills) and service was OK but not all-star worthy. Altogether a good choice though.

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Virginia
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Easy walk to several restaurants and the cathedral Beautiful courtyard with a fountain that attracts bird life. Small swimming pool with a few tables around it. Able to order lunch and eat by the pool. Several artifacts displayed in the hallways. An Easter procession went right past the hotel. Good breakfast.

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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! Kind regards,

Greater Cincinnati
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This centrally-located hotel is delightfully clean, offers spacious rooms, a beautiful court yard and an interesting history. The rooms are well-appointed and the bathrooms are quite ample. My street-side room was not as noisy as I expected it to be; the efficient A/C until provided a constant stream of mesmerizing "white" noise. The staff members I interacted with were pleasant...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for share your comments about your stay at Convento Hotel. The service provided by our staff, is something that our guests truly appreciate and we are glad to know you felt at home with us and helped to make your experience even more special. We hope you visit us soon.

Buffalo
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We stayed at El Convento for three nights on the first part of our trip to Nicaragua. It is lovely place built around a very nice courtyard. Our rooms were nice and very comfortable. I might suggest an inside room as it is a bit shielded from street noise. The pool is a little small, but unless you are needing...

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

Dear Guest 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. Best regards

Lichfield
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

The location and courtyard garden is perfect. Unfortunately, during my month in Costa Rica and Nicaragua this was the worst breakfast. Choice is very limited and you have to ask for everything which takes an age to arrive. Lots of sponge cakes if you like those for breakfast. The pool is tiny. The rooms large but lack tea/coffee facility. AC...

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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 and stayed with us during your trip to Leon, we apologize for the inconvenience, but thank you for making the comment as this helps us find areas of opportunity in which we can improve. I confirm you our nicaraguan breakfast, it included rice and beans, scramble eggs, bacon, cheese, 3...

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

If you are coming to Leon this hotel is in a good location close to the major sites ( walking distance) and a number of restaurants and stores. The street noise can be a little noticeable from some rooms. The beds, AC and wifi are pretty good. Breakfast is a generous buffet with standard fare but plentiful fresh fruit. Leon...

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

Dear Guest, Thank for sharing such great feedback with us. It makes me so happy and proud to read of your experience here at our property and thank you for recommending us as a great place to stay! I hope you visit us soon.

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Our guide selected this hotel for us and it was one of the best places we stayed during our three week visit to Nicaragua. It is an old convent and has been updated to make it a very lovely place to stay. The courtyard is a place to escape the heat and hustle of Leon. The rooms are spacious, lovely...

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your recent review of our hotel. Hotel El Convento has always been characterized by offering memorable stays through the service and attention that our staff provides. We are very happy to know that we were able to meet your expectations. We will be waiting for your visit again where it will be a pleasure to...

Sevenoaks
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Converted convent in the centre of Leon has large cool quiet rooms (go for one facing courtyard). Beautiful cloister garden although some more seats to enjoy it would be good. The restaurant is air conditioned with very nice food and reasonably priced for a hotel in this category. It's used a lot by local people out for special lunch etc...

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

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor which will certainly help other travelers to choose our hotel as their holiday destination. We are glad to know you liked our food, your room and our city. I hope you visit us soon.

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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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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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  • 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: RM520 - RM855 (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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