Hotel El Convento

Hotel El Convento

Located in the architecturally wondrous historic center of Old San Juan, Hotel el Convento stands out as the crown architectural jewel of the area. However, the "look but don't touch" feel of its Spanish colonial design belies the fact that this a modern, sophisticated, and luxurious hotel with close to 60 supremely well-appointed rooms. Past guests have nothing but good things to say about this property, going to far as to vote it as one of the top in the region in a poll conducted by Conde Nast Traveler in 2013.

Those hoping to stay active will have a blast at El Convento, which provides convenient access to a diverse range of recreational options. Once you've exhausted yourself in the sultry Caribbean sun, take time to relax at the spa located right on-site.

Located near the middle of Old San Juan, Hotel El Convento happily welcomes customers who want to stay in this neighborhood or nearby.


From the flat-panel LCD satellite televisions, a Bose radio, and high-speed wireless Internet to luxurious beds with goose-down pillows, guest might forget they're staying in a historic building if it weren't for the elegant colonial period decor and design of its public spaces: museum-quality handcrafted furniture, Analusian tile floors, beautiful mahogany beams, and an Old World style courtyard.

With 105 rooms, El Convento is a somewhat big place to stay. Extra area to roam could make this hotel a great match for travelers who look forward to staying at a sizeable property. This hotel has earned a rating of 4 stars, for its features on-site, amenities, and more.

Below, you'll find a listing of this property's in-room amenities.

  • Coffee Maker
  • In-Room Jacuzzi
  • Television
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Room Service
  • Safe
  • Bathrobe
  • Air Conditioned
  • Private Bath
  • Temperature Control
  • Mini Bar
  • Radio
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Internet Access Port
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone

Contact the property if you need all types of amenities, if it's particularly important to you.

Activities and Amenities

In addition to these in-room amenities, this hotel also offers several other amenities.

  • Exercise Equipment
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Highspeed Internet
  • Valet Parking

Just in case, it's best to check with the front desk if you're still not sure exactly what to expect. To view an in-depth description about the specific activities and recreation opportunities that Hotel El Convento offers, click here.


Guests at the Hotel el Convento are spoiled for choice when it comes to deciding what and where to eat. Each of the hotel's four restaurants offers a different type of cuisine and dining environment. Located in an open-air courtyard, El Picoteo has a choice-filled tapas menu, excellent service, and an extensive selection of wines that attracts a highly diverse clientele. The trendy menu, lively atmosphere, and fashionable decor of Cana appeal to upscale, sophisticated diners. The Patio del Nispero offers al fresco dining for breakfast and lunch in an outdoor setting. And across the street from the hotel, guests can indulge in delectable Italian cuisine at Il Perugino, and even charge the bill to their room.

In addition to the on-location dining, guests hoping to find extra culinary diversity might also look into some of the region's other local dining choices. Guests looking for a bite to eat will encounter a small handful of restaurants within traveling distance. It's a smart idea to find out if there are suitable options in the area, even though El Convento does have dining of its own, including Cafe Bohemio. Click here for more information on this area's dining choices.

Guest Services

Hotel El Convento provides guest services, including the ones listed below, so you can rest a little easier during your vacation to Puerto Rico.

  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • News Stand
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry
  • Valet Parking

This lodging option also has a handy set of business amenities, perfect for people who tend to bring work along when visiting this destination.

  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting rooms
  • Business Center


You will notice plenty of attractions close to El Convento. The nearest include Plaza Darsenas & La Casita and Plaza Arturo Somohano. If you're ready to relax, like most tourists who visit Puerto Rico, your vacation just wouldn't be the same without ample time at the beach. Escambrion Beach, one of the nearest, is just a meager trip away from the hotel.

The hotel is located in the vicinity of Old San Juan, a fascinating destination for travelers to experience the diversity of Puerto Rico.

If you'd like to learn more about what's located near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: 100 Cristo Street, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901

Phone: (800) 468-2779

Secondary Phone: (787) 723-9020



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