Hotel El Convento

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9 expert recommendations


Afar Magazine

The Spanish colonial architecture features high ceilings; thick, gnarled, exposed mahogany beams; and breeze-friendly louvered doors that let in the Atlantic winds. Full review →



Rooms have preserved their period grandeur, with high ceilings, huge windows, Andalusian tile, and exposed mahogany beams.


Fodor's Tick Choice

All the guest rooms are lavish and inviting, with a mix of wrought-iron and hand-hewn wood furniture, shuttered windows, and mahogany-beamed ceilings. Full review →


Frommer's 34

Puerto Rico's most famous hotel came back to life after a 1997 restoration, and it remains one of the most charming historic hotels in the Caribbean and a quintessential Old San Juan experience. Full review →


Gayot 46

Hotel El Convento exhibits a timeless aura of old world charm and splendor... Located in Old San Juan, the hotel offers 58 elegant rooms. Full review →



Beautifully restored former convent in Old San Juan with colonial interiors and traditional Puerto Rican cuisine. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

Historic monument, tapas restaurant, meeting place, coffee bar and evocative colonial building…without a doubt El Convento is Puerto Rico’s most complete atmospheric and multifaceted hotel. Full review →


Oyster 4.0

It was a convent for 252 years, and today it's the neighborhood's principal upscale hotel, offering elegant rooms and suites filled with Spanish antique treasures and modern amenities. Full review →


Star Service Tick 4

This former convent remains the most intoxicating option for travelers in search of the essence of Old San Juan. Its central location makes it an excellent choice for business and leisure... Full review →

Diners have three informal but inventive eateries to choose from, and the cafe has evolved into a brew-pub of sorts with nearly two dozen beers to choose from.
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Hotel El Convento

4 Star Hotel elconvento.com

100 Cristo St, Old San Juan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico

Contact (787) 723-9020
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center
  • Multilingual
  • Business Center
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conferences
  • Air Conditioning

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