El Convento Hotel - San Juan

100 Cristo Street, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00901  show map
 4 stars
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El Convento Hotel - San Juan

Wi-Fi
Parking

USD 20 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Snack bar

Shuttle

Paid shuttle service

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Editorial review:

Hotel El Convento is now a gorgeous hotel with an incredible atmosphere. It's within walk distance of restaurants and shops. The rooms are comfortable and have high ceilings, there's champagne sangria served in the courtyard, and a Jacuzzi up on the roof with views of the city. Marriages have been performed in the on-site original chapel. The food in the restaurant has been criticized, though.

Overview

Situated about 4.6 km from Plaza Ventana del Mar in Old San Juan district of San Juan, El Convento is an elegant-style hotel offering beautiful rooms with a great view over San Juan Bay. Since 1962, it has been hosting guests in the heart of San Juan.

The center of San Juan can be reached in 20 minutes' walk from the hotel.

El Convento Hotel is around 20 minutes' drive from Luis Munoz Marin Intl airport.

Rooms

El Convento Hotel features rooms with a soothing interior that come with complimentary wireless internet, a private safe, pay TV, coffee/tea makers and a CD player for a pleasant stay in San Juan. Some rooms overlook the cathedral. Room facilities also include a fridge, a stove and a washing machine for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the bar each morning. The small on-site restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine. Guests can dine at Pizzeria Uno and Rosa de Triana, about 50 meters away from the property.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

There are a storage room, a beauty shop and a newspaper stand available on the premises.

Relax

On-site treatments include manicure, facials and massage. El Convento Hotel provides a gym and a fitness centre to help guests keep fit.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at USD 20 per day.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   58.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • No wheelchair access
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Barber shop
  • Bicycle storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid shuttle service
  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Garden area
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • City view
  • Bay view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Chaise lounges
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries
  • Bathroom telephone

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 12 years
Existing bedding FREE
Extra bed USD 35
Children above
12 years or adults
Extra bed USD 35
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel El Convento Hotel - San Juan San Juan location
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Hotel Address:

100 Cristo Street, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00901

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City Center
  • San Juan
    1.4 km
Airports
  • Luis Munoz Marin Intl (SJU)
    12.7 km
  • Mercedita (PSE)
    69.4 km
Train Stations
  • Sagrado Corazon Station
    7.1 km
Restaurants
  • Rosa de Triana
    30 m
  • AireNumo (cuisine: Latin)
    30 m
Parks
  • Parque de las Palomas
    360 m
Beaches
  • Playa Monte Santo
    980 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    58

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Rooms and availability

El Convento photos Room Vista
Guest Room
Garden view
  • Room size:

    28 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Queen-size bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Private pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • In-room safe
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Connecting room
  • Privilege access to executive lounge
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toiletries
  • Washing machine
  • Washer/dryer
  • Phone in bathroom
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Free movies/video
  • Wake up service
  • Stereo
  • CD player
  • Clock-radio
  • Radio
Room Description:

This air conditioned room features a seating area, safety deposit box, ironing facilities and a desk. The bathroom comes with a shower and a bath. A fridge and stovetop are also included.

El Convento photos Exterior Hotel information
Standard Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private pool
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Privilege access to executive lounge
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washing machine
  • Washer/dryer
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

This air conditioned room features a seating area, safety deposit box, ironing facilities and a desk. The bathroom comes with a shower and a bath. This suite has partial view of Old San Juan.

El Convento photos Room Vista Room
Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    7 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private pool
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Privilege access to executive lounge
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washing machine
  • Washer/dryer
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Suite|Jr Suite

El Convento photos Room Superior
Superior Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • In-room safe
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Phone in bathroom
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • Free movies/video
  • Wake up service
  • Stereo
  • CD player
  • Clock-radio
  • Radio
El Convento photos Room Deluxe
Deluxe Double Room
City view
  • Room size:

    24 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Double beds, 2 Single beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Private pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • In-room safe
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Connecting room
  • Privilege access to executive lounge
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washing machine
  • Washer/dryer
  • Phone in bathroom
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Free movies/video
  • Wake up service
  • Stereo
  • CD player
  • Radio
El Convento photos Exterior Hotel information
Deluxe Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private pool
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Privilege access to executive lounge
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washing machine
  • Washer/dryer
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

This air conditioned room features a seating area, safety deposit box, ironing facilities and a desk. The bathroom comes with a shower and a bath. This suite has partial view of Old San Juan.

Luxury Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Luxury Room

El Convento Location

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What's nearby

Places of interest

  • Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport2.5 km

Convention centers

  • Old San Juan200 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • San Juan Bautista Cathedral100 m
  • Casa Blanca100 m
  • La Rogativa Statue100 m
  • Ponce de Leon Statue100 m
  • San José Church100 m
  • San Juan National Historic Site700 m
  • Fort San Felipe del Morro800 m
  • Escambrón Beach1.0 km
  • San Cristobal Castle1.0 km
  • El Canuelo1.9 km
  • Former San Juan Navy base2.3 km
  • Bacardi Head Quarters2.4 km

Historical sites

  • La Fortaleza200 m
  • El Morro900 m

Museums

  • Old San Juan Organic Farmers Market200 m
  • Antiguo Mercado, Viejo San Juan200 m
  • Museum of San Juan200 m
  • Museum of the Americas200 m
  • National Guard Museum1.7 km

Parks

  • Tercer Milenio Park1.1 km

Marina

  • Marina Old San Juan600 m

Local attractions

  • Alcaldia 1.9 km
    Calle San Francisco, San Juan
  • Munoz Rivera Park2.8 km
    San JuanPuerto Rico
  • Museo de Vida Silvestre4.9 km
    1075 Marginal Ave. Kennedy, San Juan
  • Sixto Escobar Park2.3 km
    San JuanPuerto Rico
  • Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music4.3 km
    951 Ave Ponce de Leon, San Juan

Near the hotel

  • Felisa Rincon de Gautier Museum50 m
    Caleta de 51, San Juan
  • Chapel of Christ the Savior 140 m
    Calle del Cristo, San Juan
  • La Fortaleza - Palacio de Santa Catalina190 m
    Calle Fortaleza, San Juan
  • Roots Fountain270 m
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  • San Juan Cathedral 130 m
    153 Calle Cristo, San Juan
  • El Viejo San Juan 530 m
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  • Conservation Trust of Puerto Rico270 m
    155 Tetuan Street, San Juan

Restaurants nearby

  • Rosa de Triana30 m

    Address: #72 Caleta de San Juan
    Phone: 787.722.1144

    86% likes this, based on 187 reviews
    Price Range: NZD 8 - NZD 12

  • Rosa de Triana20 m

    Address: Calle Caleta de San Juan 11

    65% likes this, based on 17 reviews
    Cuisine: Spanish

  • Bistro Latino50 m

    Address: #154 Cristo Street

    64% likes this, based on 40 reviews
    Cuisine: Latin

  • AireNumo30 m

    Address: Calle Luna-Tanca 102

    80% likes this, based on 92 reviews
    Cuisine: Latin

  • Ostra Cosa40 m

    Address: 154 Calle Cristo
    Phone: 787.722.2672

    74% likes this, based on 59 reviews
    Cuisine: Puerto Rican

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    58

Hotel Awards

Puerto RicanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedSan JuanEl Convento

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El Convento Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at El Convento

Average guest rating

8.0out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 57 reviews

Rating by category:

Service
9.0
Value
8.0
Rooms
8.0

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    7.8

    Gorgeous ambiance, beautiful interiors. We were surrounded by beauty. Great location, in the middle of old town.

  • Single
    10.0

    The staff was wonderful. I fell as I got off the taxi and they took care of me in a wonderful manner. As a solo traveler the experience of falling could have been very frightening and they were absolutely wonderful making sure I was all right and checking on me later during the day. Outstanding!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    The eclectic charm of the place. The building and decor are really splendid. The location in old San Juan is excellent. The selectopn of beers at the Pizza and beer bar are amazing. The food there is also very good. We got the room well under then posted price so it was well worth the money. This a real gem.

    The restaurants for supper were a bit blah but there are plenty of really good restaurants near by.

  • Couple
    10.0

    It was beautiful romantic hotel located in heart of old San Juan with a very friendly staff!

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    The hotel has an amazing history and is an elegant place to stay right in the heart of Old San Juan. We were upgraded to a beautiful room done in great Spanish style. The bed was super comfy. Everything first rate. Lovely wine and cheese happy hour. Tapas restaurant in hotel is the best!

    When we arrived, we were told we would have a room with a bay view but it would have twin beds. For a mature couple this suggestion did not go over well. Fortunately, they upgraded us to a great room right away.

  • Couple
    10.0

    The location, history and staff are great.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Location and historical presence enhanced by excellent attention to detail. The included manager's nightly wine and snack event and a.m. help-your-self to quality fruit and coffee may add into the room rate, but they were great.

    Water damage - a constant maintenance problem - therefore only a minor issue with us

  • 8.2

    The room was nice. The elevators were not working all the time. I cant climb steps. It was difficult. Food in restaueant was good.loved the bedroom.

  • 10.0

    wonderful old boutique hotel. Customer service was wonderful, the location was fantastic.

    nothing

  • 9.6

    Exelent location and beutiful room!

    The smell of the stairs!

  • 9.6

    Very friendly staff, excellent location, beautiful hotel. Breakfast in gorgeous courtyard

  • 10.0

    The Hotel and the History location.Nice service.

    None

  • 6.2

    The location was great and the staff were very professional and friendly.

    Despite requesting a room on a higher floor, I was given a room that had no ventilation. There was barely a window which was barred. Room was dark. There were no bedside rugs and the floor was cold. The bathroom has very little vanity space. We checked out after a day. I would not recommend the hotel to anyone.

  • 10.0

    Perfect Location!

    The breakfast is not good and very slow.

  • 10.0

    Location and feel of the facility. Pool/Jacuzzi + wine/cheese were also great for afternoon unwinding.

How to reach hotel

hotel El Convento Hotel - San Juan San Juan location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

100 Cristo Street, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00901

Get directions
City Center
  • San Juan
    1.4 km
Airports
  • Luis Munoz Marin Intl (SJU)
    12.7 km
  • Mercedita (PSE)
    69.4 km
Train Stations
  • Sagrado Corazon Station
    7.1 km
Restaurants
  • Rosa de Triana
    30 m
  • AireNumo (cuisine: Latin)
    30 m
Parks
  • Parque de las Palomas
    360 m
Beaches
  • Playa Monte Santo
    980 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    58

Hotel Awards

Puerto RicanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedSan JuanEl Convento

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in Puerto Rico

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