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“nice grounds and fountain- water in fountainnon in pool”
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Hotel El Convento
Ranked #2 of 15 Hotels in Leon
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114 reviews
40 hotel reviews
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“nice grounds and fountain- water in fountainnon in pool”
Reviewed 14 July 2013

nice grounds and fountain although my room faced the street- good security- generally friendly helpful staff- low water pressure and a little less hot water than you would want- one day a breakfast buffet and the other two days they just made up a plate- nice christian artifacts- generally good location next to small museums- pool was under maintenance- a big disappointment in a hot city- relatively pricey

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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled solo
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 7 July 2013

I just got back from Nicaragua early this morning, one of the places we stayed was Hotel El Convento...a former convent. The rooms were very clean, hotel was secure and the staff were friendly....The hotel is in a U-Shape and some of the rooms overlook a beautiful well manicured garden...and peaceful water fountain. This is the perfect place to relax.
the hotel is also located just 2 blocks from out door markets-great place to shop for souvenirs

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with friends
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Hotel El C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review, 8 July 2013
Dear Guest;

We are very happy to read you enjoyed our hotel. All the team strives hard for delivering our guests the best service offered, for that reason we are sure that all your comments will help other guests to enjoy even more their stay with us leon city.

Looking forward to welcome you soon in the not so distant future.

Kind Regards
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Washington, DC
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Reviewed 5 July 2013

This hotel was booked for us through our tour company, Nicaragua Adventures. It was wonderful. The room itslef was big, the bed was comfortable. The porters were very attentive. We even got a welcome drink on arrival. The breakfast was phenomenal!!! The best breakfast we had on our trip. The pool is quiet and secluded. The hotel is central to everything in Leon. It was a wonderful hotel, and we will certainly stay again when we return. We had a wonderful stay and would highly recomend this hotel.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Hotel El C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review, 8 July 2013
Dear Guest,

Is a pleasure for us to know your stay was good at Hotel El Convento,
We hope you visit us soon!

Best Regards,
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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 20 June 2013

We really enjoyed our stay at the hotel - a refurbished convent. typical Spanish style. hotel rooms around a beautiful garden. We were a family of 8, ranging from 9 to 89 years. The staff was really terrific,The pool was a bit small but still pleasant. Highly recommended.

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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with family
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Hotel El C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review, 21 June 2013
Dear Martin,

Thank you for taking the time to write about our service , always will be motivation to receive such appreciation from our guest.

We really appreciate your comment, we hope to see you soon again in Hotel El Convento.

Best regards

Nidia Urcuyo M.
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2013

Very nice hotel, Rooms are clean and comfortable. Air conditioner worked perfect, nice flat screen TV’s with many U.S. channels. Free breakfast in the morning with your stay. Good laundry service, upon arrival from airport my clothes were a wriggled mess – turned in all of my clothing and they ironed all of my belongings in 1 hr. Very beautiful courtyard in the center, but no pools that I know of in Leon. Only about 2 or 3 blocks from the center of the town and bar section of the city. Great food also for dinner and ice cold Tona’s to wash it down with. Will most likely say here again on my next visit.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled on business
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Hotel El C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review, 5 June 2013
Dear Matt H.

We really appreciate your comments about our service
We hope you visit us soon!
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managua
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136 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2013

The is a beautiful setting , The restaurant tables are well set out with white tablecloths. The menu is well written. I chose grilled salmon with a touch of Asian sauce. When the small fillet, a tail cut arrived, it was hot at one end and tepid the other, the plate contained a mound of pounded yuca or quiquisque smothered in a commercial sweet and sour sauce. The line cook/chef should go to Barcelo or Sushi Nami in Hollywood Miami,to find out what this dish should taste like. And forget the quequisqui, rice or baby boiled potatoes would be fine. Creative but must try harder.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with family
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Tampa Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2013

We stayed one night at this beautiful hotel. It is centrally located and the rooms/decor are perfect. The building is a traditional Spanish colonial, adjacent to a church. The staff was very attentive and friendly. The bedding was comfortable and the rooms sparkling clean. The breakfast was first rate in the morning. Overall, couldn't be happier with my experience and will stay here again!

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with friends
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Hotel El C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review, 30 April 2013
Dear Guest,

Is a pleasure for us to know your stay was good at Hotel El Convento,
We hope you visit us soon!

Best Regards,
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Property: Hotel El Convento
Address: Two Blocks West From Parque Central | Next to San Francisco`S Church, Leon, Nicaragua
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Region: Nicaragua > Leon Department > Leon
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 15 Hotels in Leon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel El Convento 4*
Number of rooms: 32
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 
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