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Hotel El Convento

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Reviewed 25 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...

Lima, Peru
Reviewed 24 May 2015

We spend a night in the hotel attending a wedding of a good friend of me. I already knew the hotel from previous visits to Leon but never stayed. It's pricey for Nicaragua standards but worthy. The room was ample well cooled and comfortable. For a small tip you get your car parked and next day in front of the...

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

Dear Guest, 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.

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Reviewed 28 April 2015

Once a former convent as the name implies. Large comfortable rooms overlooking a lovely courtyard garden. Buffet breakfast included with a good variety of foods and fresh fruit. A small pool but sufficient to cool yourself after a hot day. Rooms are air conditioned. Wonderful, friendly service. Central location. Thank you Julio Tours for booking this hotel.

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

Dear Guest, 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. We hope to have the privilege to host you once again in a near future.

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 25 April 2015

I was unfamiliar with Leon and was booked into the hotel by Julio Tours, and I am sure that I couldn't have found a more pleasant place to stay. The hotel is just a few blocks from most of main attractions in Leon. I found the rooms to be comfortable and nicely appointed. There was a safe in my room....

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

Dear Guest Thank you thank you for taking time out to share your experience!. We definitely feel very pleased to read this review, thank you so much for all your kind words to our property! It will an honor to have the opportunity to host and pamper you again in the near future.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 March 2015

The grounds and food here are very good. The hotel room had air conditioning and in room wifi with comfortable beds. The water pressure is inconsistent. Sometimes you'll have a nice shower, and sometimes you just get wet. The staff are very friendly and the location is hard to beat. Next to the hotel is a church, hang a left...

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

Dear Guest, 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. Once again, thank you very much for taking the time...

Villanova, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 March 2015

This hotel is in a good and quiet location. It's well appointed. The common area is very impressive, the rooms are modest, but large and clean. The Breakfasts are buffet style and very good offering a good variety of hot and cold items. The staff is very friendly and helpful.

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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 dedicating your valuable time to sharing your experience at the Covento Hotel on Tripadvisor. On a daily basis we strive to deliver the best possible service to our distinguished guests and it is with pleasure that we learn the level of service offered to you during your stay met your expectations in many...

Cumbria, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2015 via mobile

The rooms are clean, very well appointed and comfortable. Didn't have time to use the pool area but it was nice. Breakfast was a little average. It was better on the day a coach of American guests stayed! We ate in twice but whilst the decor was nice there are better local restaurants nearby.

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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. We hope to serve you again soon

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 19 March 2015

unique hotel, it was an old convent. If you love the old world places to stay, this is it. Lots of wood, beautiful art on the walls, tiled floors, big ceilings. The rooms are nice but the rest of the place makes up for the rooms. The pool is amazing! quite tucked away in the back so no one is...

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

Dear enjojo Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay. I am pleased you had a pleasant stay and felt we were able to meet your needs during this stay. On behalf of our staff thank you for choosing us

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
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: RM493 - RM591 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel El Convento 3.5*
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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“all rooms are of equal quality; I prefer not to be located in the front of the hotel near the entrance”
 of 5 bubbles CowboyJosh, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“"Interior", non-street-side rooms are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles AlyssaM521, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Habitaciones frente al jardín son tranquilas”
 of 5 bubbles Testimonials_Tours, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“My room had 2 double beds, and I was alone, so it felt very spacious.”
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“Ask for a room towards the interior yard.”
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