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Hotel El Convento vs The Condado Plaza Hilton

Both hotels are recommended by professional travelers. Overall, Hotel El Convento ranks significantly better than The Condado Plaza Hilton. Hotel El Convento has a TripExpert Score of 95 with approval from 9 reviewers including Afar Magazine, Frommer's and Jetsetter.

Hotel El Convento
Hotel El Convento
9 / 10
100 Cristo St, Old San Juan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
From $174 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Concierge Concierge
"Rooms have preserved their period grandeur, with high ceilings, huge windows, Andalusian tile, and exposed mahogany beams."
Fodor's Fodor's
"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
Star Service Star Service
"This former convent remains the most intoxicating option for travelers in search of the essence of Old San Juan." Full review
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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.
Gayot Gayot
"Hotel El Convento exhibits a timeless aura of old world charm and splendor... Located in Old San Juan, the hotel offers 58 elegant rooms."
Oyster Oyster
Upscale
"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
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The Condado Plaza Hilton
The Condado Plaza Hilton
7 / 10
999 Ashford Avenue, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
From $179 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Concierge Concierge
"What draws the clientele is the style—without the nonstop nightlife of similar properties like La Concha and El San Juan."
Oyster Oyster
Upscale
"The 589 rooms at the Condado Plaza Hilton are inviting and bright, decorated in blues and greens or brilliant reds, and featuring plenty of space." Full review
DK Eyewitness DK Eyewitness
"A short taxi ride from Old San Juan, this high-rise hotel has its own beach as well as good tennis courts and a well-equipped gym."
Star Service Star Service
"The Condado Plaza Hilton is one of the liveliest hotels in the Condado-Old San Juan area, with spacious guest rooms complemented by exceptional dining." Full review
Fodor's Fodor's
"The island's only luxury hotel with both Atlantic and lagoon views is just five minutes from Old San Juan." Full review
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Be sure to request a room in the west wing, where you cam see powerful waves dramatically crashing onto the rocks below.
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