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VermontJerry
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The central courtyard with plenty of spaces for rocking chairs and sofas to relax. The pool is small but welcome when it is so hot. The rooms are a good size and clean but the are quite boxy and a little soulless. Breakfast buffet was ok. Overall I enjoyed this hotel but I was staying in a small group where...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent two nights here at the start of our trip to Nicaragua. The hotel has lots of character and the staff are friendly & helpful. Our room was huge, clean and comfortable, especially the bed, but a little on the dark side. This is quite typical of colonial style buildings so not a criticism. Unfortunately on our first night...

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San Salvador, El Salvador
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Not your typical hotel as it feels you're taken back in history but with all the amenities to make you feel comfortable. The price is in the high end of what you would find in Leon, but if you are able to afford it, its worth the pampering.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only stopped at this hotel as part of a Crystal Symphony Cruise excursion. We were provided with a sub sandwich, juice box and apple. The dining area was very nice - tablecloths on the tables as well as lovely chair covers. The staff was very friendly and spoke English. Since I did not stay overnight at this hotel, please...

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Gierle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fanstastic authentic building with a nice atmosphere. Great to spent somes days to enjoy the environment. Nice people, good service. Restaurant environment could further be improved but food was very good. Pity from the TV playing in the restaurant while playing music

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Leon for the first time. I didn't know what to expect, but were pleasantly surprised to find a colonial attractive city, with plenty of beautiful bars and restaurants, good quality food. El hotel Convento is a beautiful old building which has been renovated preserving its nice character. Very convenient location. The rooms are very confortable, spacious, clean with...

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San Salvador, El Salvador
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Grounds: In one sense the grounds are a bit strange being a former convent. There are religious artifacts scattered throughout the hotel which nicely reflects the history of the building but maybe not so great for a hotel. The garden was central to the building and was very well maintained but other than being nice to look at, really served...

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Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Lovely people , clean and spacious rooms,exceptional garden and copious sitting areas it is lovey to come "home" after the noise heat and humidity of the city to this special place. The staff could not have been nicer. and don't miss the pool. Small but refreshing

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Hotel El C, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback! We're delighted to see that you enjoyed your stay with us, and found our location and facilities useful and convenient for your needs. We appreciate your loyalty to our Brand, and hope to personally welcome you back to our Hotel on your next visit to Leon! Kind regards,

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Reviewed 25 August 2016

Exceptional service from entrance into the hotel to the exit. Clean rooms, personal attention from staff, above expectation for breakfast buffet and fine dining in evening. Centrally located and easy access to historical and cultural sites.

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Hotel El C, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear Guest We are thrilled that you fully enjoyed. Thank you for your valuable comments and feedback. We have shared them with our staff. I hope you visit us soon

Homestead, Florida
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We were touring Nicaragua and one of our stops was Leon! I heard wonders and all the reviews were good but once we arrived I was quickly disappointed!! The staff was rude and condescending! The grounds are beautiful but we were quickly advised by the security staff to stay in doors at night because the hotel was haunted!! I normally...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel El Convento is located at the heart of the city of Leon, Nicaragua, on the site of the former San Francisco Convent. Its colonial buildings and lush gardens offer a unique atmosphere which will make your stay a very pleasant experience.The hotel offers comfortable guest rooms, conference and banqueting facilities, a cafeteria and a gourmet restaurant which is considered by many to be one of the best in Nicaragua.Whether you are visiting Leon for business or pleasure, Hotel El Convento should be your first choice! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel El Convento

Address: Two Blocks West From Parque Central | Next to San Francisco`S Church, Leon, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Leon Department > Leon
Price Range: £87 - £105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel El Convento 3.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
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“all rooms are of equal quality; I prefer not to be located in the front of the hotel near the entrance”
 of 5 bubbles CowboyJosh, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“"Interior", non-street-side rooms are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles AlyssaM521, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Habitaciones frente al jardín son tranquilas”
 of 5 bubbles Testimonials_Tours, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“My room had 2 double beds, and I was alone, so it felt very spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles 392russw, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room towards the interior yard.”
 of 5 bubbles casskamon, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
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