Hotel El Convento
100 Cristo Street San Juan, 00901 PR
North Puerto Rico: San Juan
Some important information about your hotel.
- The closest airport to this property is San Juan Luis Munoz International Airport (Airport Code SJU). Choosing a flight into any other airport may result in additional transportation costs, either by ground or by air, for which you will be responsible. Also be advised that your purchase, unless indicated otherwise, does NOT include transportation from any airport to the hotel. To include transportation between SJU and the hotel, add the Ground Transportation option, if available, to your package during the booking process.
58 rooms, 5 floors
Originally a Carmelite convent built over three centuries ago, Hotel El Convento is now a boutique-style hotel located in the heart of Old San Juan and approximately eight miles from San Juan Airport. The hotel is within walking distance of bars, restaurants, and the Old San Juan attractions. It's about a 10-minute drive to the nearest beach.
Hotel amenities include the library, fitness room, massage therapists, plunge pool, Jacuzzi, and rooftop terrace with panoramic views of Old San Juan. The Garden Terrace, overlooking the Plaza de las Monjas and historic San Juan Cathedral, offers breakfast and afternoon cocktails and hors d'oeuvres.
The 58 rooms are outfitted with handcrafted furniture, mahogany beams, Andalusian tiles, and marble bathrooms. All rooms have air-conditioning, TVs and VCRs, entertainment systems, refrigerators (filled with chilled water), two-line telephones, dataports, hairdryers, irons and ironing boards, safes, bathrobes, and slippers. Be aware that extra rollaway bed reuqest for a room is subject to an extra charge and it is not included in the base price of the room.
Number of Bars in Hotel: 2
Number of Restaurants in Hotel: 3
Cafe del Nispero
Shaded by Hotel El Convento famous 300 year old nispero fruit tree, Patio del Nispero is located on the ground floor of the stately open air courtyard in the hotel. Open to the public for breakfast and lunch daily, Patio del Nispero is a welcome culinary treat serving gourmet fare in casual yet elegant surroundings. From the best burgers in San Juan,great sandwiches and salads to traditional Puerto Rican dishes alfresco dining has never been more tasteful
This popular hangout is lively at night, more relaxed at lunchtime and offers the best in tangy local Puerto Rican fare. Cafe Bohemio has opened a whole new world of cuisine with hot Nuevo Latino flavors. Dishes feature delicious appetizers offering the flavors of the island, tropical salads, soups and sandwiches, and main courses that will leave you saying Muy bueno
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- SJU - 8 Mi / 13 Km
- Camuy Caves - 50 Mi / 80 Km
- El Yungue Rainforest - 25 Mi / 40 Km
- Luis Munoz Marin Airport - 10 Mi / 16 Km
- Luquillo Beach - 30 Mi / 48 Km
- Arecibo Observatory - 50 Mi / 80 Km
- San Juan - 0 Mi / 0 Km