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This hotel is located in the heart of historic Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. Hotel guests will receive beach privileges at the El Convento Beach Club on Isla Verde Beach.

Hotel El Convento is housed in a restored 350-year old building. The hotel’s pool and hot tub overlook the San Juan Bay, and a fitness center, library, and business center are offered to guests. Facials, manicures, and massages are available upon request. Every evening, the Manager’s Reception serves hors d’oeuvres and wine on La Veranda Terrace.

Rooms at the El Convento have Spanish décor and are furnished with refrigerators. The rooms include goose down pillows, flat-screen TVs, and free Wi-Fi.

The Hotel El Convento has 2 on-site restaurants. Patio del Nispero offers a gourmet menu served in an open-air setting and El Picoteo offers a tapas menu and a wide variety of wine.

Hotel El Convento is located just a few minutes from many cruise ship piers. The renowned museums and historic landmarks of San Juan are within walking distance. Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport is 15 minutes away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Hotel El Convento has been welcoming guests since Mar 22, 2011

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM on site.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish


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4 reasons to choose Hotel El Convento

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
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  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Playa Ocho

    8.7 Excellent beach
    1.7 miles from property
  • Escambrón Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1.8 miles from property
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Located in the historic old town

Multicolored houses with balconys fill the sunny streets of San Juan’s old town. The arches of an impressive town hall overlook Plaza de Armas, with cafes scattered around it.

What's nearby
  • La Rogativa Statue
    0.1 miles
  • San Juan Bautista Cathedral
    0.1 miles
  • Cristo Chapel
    0.1 miles
  • Ponce de Leon Statue
    0.1 miles
  • San José Church
    0.1 miles
  • La Fortaleza, Governor's Residence
    0.1 miles
  • Old San Juan
    0.1 miles
  • Casa Blanca
    0.1 miles
  • Museum of San Juan
    0.1 miles
  • Old San Juan Organic Farmers Market
    0.2 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant La Masa Pizzería Conceptual
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Cafe Don Ruiz
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Casa Cortes Choco Bar
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant El Jibarito
    0.3 miles
  • Cafe/Bar La Mallorca
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Casa Blanca Museum
    0.2 miles
  • San Juan National Historic Site
    0.5 miles
  • Fort San Felipe del Morro
    0.5 miles
  • Isla de Cabras Park
    1.3 miles
  • Bacardi Rum Distillery
    1.7 miles
  • Condado Lagoon
    2.5 miles
  • Central Park
    3.1 miles
  • Museum of Art of Puerto Rico
    3.6 miles
  • Ocean Park Beach
    4.2 miles
  • Barbosa Park
    4.7 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Playa Ocho
    1.7 miles
  • Escambrón Beach
    1.8 miles
  • Condado Beach
    2.3 miles
  • Condado Beach
    2.9 miles
  • Ocean Park Beach
    3.5 miles
Closest Airports
  • Isla Grande Airport
    1.4 miles
  • Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport
    7.6 miles
  • Mercedita Airport
    43 miles
How to get to Hotel El Convento from Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Patio del Nispero

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Hotel El Convento
  • Terrace
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
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House rules Hotel El Convento takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express Hotel El Convento accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Upon check-in photo identification and credit card is required. All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Hotel El Convento

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hotel El Convento by:

    • Taxi 20min

  • Hotel El Convento offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Swimming pool

  • Room options at Hotel El Convento include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • Hotel El Convento is 650 feet from the center of San Juan.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Guests staying at Hotel El Convento can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • À la carte

  • Hotel El Convento has 1 restaurant:

    • Patio del Nispero

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Hotel El Convento on this page.

  • The prices at Hotel El Convento may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Hotel El Convento is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.