Hotel El Convento
Find the best accommodation deals for Hotel El Convento right here!Number of rooms: 58 Location: 100 Cristo St | Old San Juan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico Rates: Starting at $170 per night during peak season, exclusive of taxes Tel. 787-723-9020
If you’re a traveler who relishes a piece of history in every city you visit, discover and experience Hotel El Convento sitting right in the heart of historic Old San Juan in the capital city of Puerto Rico, San Juan. It’s a historic stately landmark that exudes the old world romantic allure of regal Spanish colonial architecture while taking care not to be left out from the sophisticated luxuries of a 21st century luxury hotel.
By the way, in case you’re wondering, Hotel El Convento literally means “the convent hotel” in Spanish. That’s because the hotel was a convent that served the Carmelite nuns for the last 360 years. Converted to house the more worldly appointments that delight a tired discerning traveler with upscale tastes, the hotel takes pride in earning four diamonds from AAA ever since opening as a hotel. It is a member of Historic Hotels of America, the Small Luxury Hotel of the World.
Standing right across the restored 16th century San Juan Bautista Cathedral and just two blocks from the historic La Fortaleza mansion that is now home to Puerto Rico’s Governor, Hotel El Convento is centrally situated a few minutes by car or walking distance away from the cruise ship piers, world class museums, other historic landmarks and a heart-pounding nightlife. It’s just 15 minutes away from the main airport, the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU), and 25 minutes away from El Yunque Rain Forest, a popular eco-tourism destination
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Staying at the historic treasure that is Hotel El Convento is like traveling back in time with an unmistaken old world ambiance dating back to 1651 punctuated with 21st century comforts that create a hotel experience without peer in Puerto Rico. The Hotel houses 58 upscale rooms individually lavished with handcrafted antique styled furnishings that are a refreshing alternative to what you get from large chain luxury hotels costing more per night.
Its luxurious sybaritic comforts start with air conditioning, goose down pillows, a 32-inch LCD TV with satellite cable, Bose radio and CD/DVD player, complimentary broadband Internet access, two telephone lines with data port, a spacious work table, elegant marble bathrooms with plush bathrobes, hair dryer, iron and ironing boards, a refrigerator with chilled water, and a coffee maker with free Alto Grande coffee.
Surrounded by bougainvillea blossoms, the rooftop is a veranda terrace with a sun deck, spa tub, a plunge pool and a panoramic view of Old San Juan and stunning sunsets. Go down its courtyard and bask under a 350 year old tree amidst an herb and fruit garden used in cocktail concoctions at the hotel bar. Everywhere around the hotel is a complementary WiFi internet access. There’s also a fitness gym, three fine restaurants, and seven business conference rooms. Guests get to enjoy privileges to two pf the best beaches in Puerto Rico courtesy of the El Convento Beach Club, an affiliate business of the hotel. All these simply confirm the hotel’s reputation as the “Grande Dame of Old World boutique hotels.”
Number of rooms: 58 Location: 100 Cristo St | Old San Juan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico Rates: Starting at $170 per night during peak season, exclusive of taxes Tel. 787-723-9020