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 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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