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Hotel El Convento

100 Cristo Street, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787 723 9020

Cheapest
rate per night

9.2

Excellent
based on 1,049 reviews
Hotel El Convento - San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Good to know

Distance to city centre 1.1 km
Location rating 9.6
Nearest airport San Juan Luis Munoz Marin Intl
Distance to airport 12.5 km

Rooms

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Double rooms

$525+

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$640 per night

Deluxe rooms

$373+

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$1,025 per night
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$373 per night
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$450 per night
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Double bed
$525 per night
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Double bed
$594 per night
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Queen bed
$690 per night
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Queen bed
$717 per night
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Double bed
$735 per night
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Queen bed
$747 per night
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Queen bed
$781 per night
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Unknown
$912 per night

Superior rooms

$239+

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$256 per night
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$342 per night
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$346 per night
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$355 per night
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$363 per night
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$479 per night
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$629 per night

Standard rooms

$365+

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$459 per night

Reviews

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beautiful hotel in 77 reviews
complimentary wine in 42 reviews
excellent location in 100 reviews
great staff in 94 reviews
heart of old in 6 reviews
history of building in 17 reviews
hot tub in 22 reviews
old world in 9 reviews
pool area in 39 reviews
question or a request in 7 reviews
reception every evening in 4 reviews
restaurant and hotel in 56 reviews
room service in 26 reviews
room was amazing in 2 reviews
san juan in 30 reviews
street parking is not available in 18 reviews
tapas restaurant in 10 reviews
view good in 16 reviews
  • Excellent
    Oct 2019
    9.6

    Very friendly and accommodating staff! Breakfast was delicious! Nice bonus was rooftop plunge pool. Excellent location in town right near all the major sites.

    The view from our room.

  • Excellent
    Sep 2019
    9.6

    Everything!

  • Good
    Sep 2019
    6.7

    The property is beautiful, rooms are spacious and luxurious, with comfortable beds and extra services that add to the experience, such as a 24/7 lounge for guests where you can get fresh fruit and water or, if you go at 6, free wine and cheese. The terrace pool and hot tub are very nice.

    Service is not consistent. For the first night the room was impeccable, the maid even turned on the radio to relaxing music and prepared the bed with chocolates on the pillows. On the second day I had to request maid service because they had not come to the room, and they did the bare minimum to tidy up. On the third date they even forgot a cleaning rag in the sink, and didn't prepare the bed at night. Reviewing service standards would take this beautiful hotel to the next level.

  • Excellent
    Aug 2019
    8.8

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  • Excellent
    Aug 2019
    10.0

    Excellent service, cleanliness, love the chocolates on the pillows at bedtime, and the wine and cheese reception was perfect!

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About

Overview

Once a convent for 252 years, today Hotel El Convento is a European-style, romantic boutique hotel in the medieval, charming city of Old San Juan. It’s considered the neighborhood’s top upscale hotel filled with history presented thought Spanish antique treasures and modern amenities. This hotel is made for romance, yet business travelers and families find plenty here to love.

Old San Juan is a 500-year-old historic district within Puerto Rico’s sprawling capital. History buffs often visit just for the surrounding of history itself. Hotel El Convento is located on the picturesque Cristo Street and near the city’s second oldest park, Plaza of the Nuns, and the second oldest cathedral in the Americas, San Huan Cathedral. Guests are within walking distance to San Cristobal Fortress, Pablo Casals Museum, Galeria Nacional, and San Felipe del Morro Fortress. While located near key historical sites in Old San Juan, the hotel lacks in proximity to the beach.

El Convento's prime location is walking distance to many restaurants and bars within Old San Juan, but the boutique property offers three restaurants and bars on-site that often draw guests, locals, and tourists staying elsewhere. Two restaurants offer a very romantic setting and menu, as does the bar where large candles flicker. The third restaurant is casual and offers pizza, pasta, and craft beer. The outdoor terrace features a plunge pool and hot tub with gorgeous views, plus La Veranda Terrace includes daily wine, cheese, and crackers. For guests having to work, the lounge, library, and business center provide all necessary components. Meeting spaces, salons, a fitness center, and a beloved herb garden are also on-site.

Hotel El Convento is a destination unto itself with grand accommodations, unique historical atmosphere, and a romantic ambiance everyone falls in love with.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

9.2 Excellent

based on 1,049 reviews

9.6

Location

9.6

Bar

7.3

Breakfast

6.8

WiFi

Things to know

  • Wonderful sightseeing
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Good side dishes
  • Good alcoholic drinks

Check in

15:00

Check out

12:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

AMENITIES

Parking
Fitness centre
Free Wi-Fi
Disabled access
ATM on-site
Business centre
Concierge service
Laundry service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Room service
Hot tub
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Beauty salon
Air-conditioned
24-hour front desk
Safe
Storage available
Terrace/Patio
Lift
Library
Laundry facilities
No smoking
Express check out
Hairdryer
Babysitting/child care services (surcharge)
Free Internet
Pets not allowed
Spa

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Catedrál de San Juan Bautista 67 m
  • San José Church 154 m
  • Viejo San Juan 172 m
  • San Juan National Historic Site 178 m
  • Museo de Las Americas 245 m
  • La Fortaleza 250 m

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San Juan Isla Grande 2.4 km
San Juan Luis Munoz Marin Intl 12.5 km

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