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Historic, antique-filled hotel in Old San Juan

With a stay at Hotel El Convento in San Juan (San Juan Antiguo), you'll be minutes from Museo del Nino's and San Juan Cathedral.

This 4-star hotel is close to Puerta de San Juan and La Fortaleza - Palacio de Santa Catalina.

Make yourself at home in one of the 58 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations, hair dryers, and bathrobes. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Enjoy a range of recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center.

Grab a bite from a snack bar/deli, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Mingle with other guests at a complimentary reception, held daily. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include express check-out, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms.

Hotel El Convento

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Hotel El Convento is in historic Old San Juan, right across the street from the Puerto Rican Children's Museum and San Juan Cathedral. Also close by are Convento de Los Dominicos and Castillo de San Cristobal.

Recreational amenities at Hotel El Convento include an outdoor swimming pool, spa tub and fitness facilities. Dining options include 2 restaurants and a bar. Patio del Nispero serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in a garden courtyard. El Picoteo is an open-air tapas bar with antiqued masonry walls. Pizza e Birra offers a taste of classic Italian and American-Italian dishes. Room service is available and a complimentary manager's reception is held each evening. Complimentary bottled water and coffee are available all day in the lounge, which also includes a self-serve honor bar.

A computer in an air-conditioned library provides complimentary Internet access. Complimentary wireless Internet access is also available in public areas. Additional amenities include a concierge desk, multilingual staff, tour assistance, business services, dry cleaning/laundry service and secure outdoor parking (surcharge).

This hotel offers accessibility features such as accessible parking.

  • Spa tub
  • Concierge services
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Fitness facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Total number of rooms - 58
  • Multilingual staff
  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Library
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Number of floors - 5
  • Elevator/lift
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Complimentary reception
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Outdoor pool
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Park your car

Valet parking (surcharge)

In your room

  • Premium TV channels
  • Pay movies
  • Climate control
  • Ceiling fan
  • Air conditioning
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Phone
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room massage available
  • Slippers
  • Shower/tub combination
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • LCD TV
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Desk
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Cable TV service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Individually furnished
  • Individually decorated
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Eat and drink

Patio del Nispero - Located in garden courtyard under 350-year-old nispero tree bearing crabapple-like fruit. Potted palm trees. Umbrella-table seating. À la carte breakfast. Lunch menu featuring daily specials, burgers, and local dishes. Dinner menu offers a fusion of international cuisine with a Caribbean touch.

El Picoteo - Open-air tapas bar with antiqued masonry walls colored orange, high wood-beam ceiling. Also, terrace seating under awnings and umbrellas. Lunch/dinner menu featuring hot and cold tapas, Spanish-style pizza, paella, sangria. Open Tuesday–Sunday.

Pizza e Birra - Offers a taste of classic Italian and American-Italian dishes, but the main attraction is definitely pizza perfection. Serves over 20 different craft beers from all over the world.

A cooked-to-order breakfast is served in the restaurant from 6:30 AM to 11 AM daily (surcharge). Room service is available during breakfast, lunch and dinner hours. A complimentary manager's reception is held each evening.

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A rooftop sundeck furnished with cushioned lounge chairs includes a 5.75-m-long (12-ft) plunge pool and three-person spa tub.

Guests are provided complimentary access to El Convento Beach Club, located a sister property, that includes access to the fitness facilities, pool, and white sand beach.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

The fine print for Hotel El Convento

When you arrive

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.
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