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Located in San Juan Antiguo, Hotel El Convento is next to popular attractions like San Juan Cathedral and San Juan Gate. This 58-room, 4.5-star hotel has 2 restaurants, free in-room WiFi, and a fitness center. La Fortaleza - Palacio de Santa Catalina and Convento de Los Dominicos are a short walk from the hotel, which is in the historical district.


This hotel is home to 2 onsite restaurants, perfect for a quick bite to eat. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, quench your thirst with a drink at the bar/lounge, and chat with other guests at the free manager's reception. Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 6:30 AM to 11 AM.


All 58 individually decorated rooms provide refrigerators, coffee makers, and free bottled water. 32-inch LCD TVs come with cable channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer hair dryers, designer toiletries, bathrobes, and slippers. Ceiling fans, safes, and phones are other standard amenities.

Property features

Guests of Hotel El Convento enjoy a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and 7 meeting rooms. Valet parking is offered for USD 20 per day. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include conference space, coffee/tea in a common area, and free use of bicycles.


  • Steps from San Juan Cathedral and San Juan Gate
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Fitness center

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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 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. 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). There are 7 meeting rooms onsite.

This hotel offers accessibility features such as accessible parking.

  • Concierge services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Conference space 
  • Meeting rooms 7 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Total number of rooms - 58 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Library 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Free reception 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


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

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Hotel El Convento offers 58 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and complimentary bottled water. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries, and hair dryers.

This San Juan hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include in-room massages.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • LCD TV 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 

Where to Eat

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.

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.

Nearby Things to Do

A rooftop sundeck is furnished with cushioned lounge chairs.

Guests are provided complimentary access to El Convento Beach Club, located a sister property with a white sand beach.

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

  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 6 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

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.


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 14.00 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 20 per day
  • Late check-out fee: USD 75
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 35.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Convento
  • Convento Hotel
  • El Convento
  • El Convento Hotel
  • El Convento San Juan
  • El Hotel Convento
  • Hotel Convento
  • Hotel El Convento
  • Hotel El Convento San Juan

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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