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.

Active travelers will be kept plenty busy at El Convento, as they'll have convenient access to a great selection of recreational possibilities. Once you've exhausted yourself in the sultry Caribbean sun, make time for relaxing at the on-location spa they offer.

Located in the heart of Old San Juan, Hotel El Convento is a great choice for vacationers who are interested in staying in this neighborhood.


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.

El Convento is a relatively large location with a total of 105 units. A multitude of options and the chance to interact with all kinds of people make this sizable property popular among those who want access to endless entertainment. Considering its overall quality, we have given this hotel a rating of 4 stars.

Accommodations Map

A check list of the in-room amenities offered by Hotel El Convento include:

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

Call the hotel if your party will require particular amenities, as details can vary based on the room reserved.

Activities and Amenities

In addition to these in-room amenities, this hotel also has a few other amenities.

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

However, don't hesitate to call with questions if you want to know exactly what to expect upon arrival. Visit this page to go to our complete description about the kinds of activities and recreation opportunities that Hotel El Convento offers.


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.

Outside of on-site dining, vacationers hoping to find more culinary diversity might also be interested in some of the other nearby mealtime choices. Visitors staying at Hotel El Convento will encounter a limited but good selection of restaurants within reach of these accommodations. It's worth it to learn about the nearby restaurants, though El Convento provides on-site dining, including Cafe Bohemio. Click here for a more detailed discussion about food in this area.

Guest Services

Also included with these accommodations are guest services -- including the ones listed here -- can help ensure that you stay relaxed while visiting Puerto Rico.

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

Some may want to consider that this property also has a handy set of business amenities, which can be an asset to people who are visiting for business-related reasons.

  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting rooms
  • Business Center


You will find numerous attractions located near El Convento. Some of these attractions include Plaza Darsenas & La Casita and Plaza Arturo Somohano. If you plan to work on your tan, like many of the travelers who are eager to enjoy Puerto Rico's sunshine, your itinerary would be incomplete without plenty of basking at the beach. Escambrion Beach, one of the nearest, is located two miles to the east of this hotel.

One closeby area of interest from the hotel is Old San Juan. To experience as much of this region as possible, take a side trip to a nearby town to check out just what else Puerto Rico has to offer.

For more info on what's in the area of Hotel El Convento, click here.

Contact Info

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

Phone: (800) 468-2779

Secondary Phone: (787) 723-9020



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