El Convento Hotel in Old San Juan
If you love history you simply cannot pass up a chance to visit the stunning El Convento Hotel. Appropriately located at 100 Cristo Street in Old San Juan, the establishment offers elegant and luxurious accommodation in a carefully restored 350-year-old Carmelite convent. Its incredible age makes it the oldest member of Historic Hotels of America and it is also the only ‘Small Luxury Hotel’ in Puerto Rico.
The first thing that will likely strike your eye about this stunning hotel is that it is a truly brilliant example of Spanish Colonial architecture. While the establishment still caters for all the needs of its modern visitors, it has done well to preserve the rich, aged charm of the original building. Its location in the heart of Old San Juan puts it in walking distance from many of the city’s lovely historical attractions. It is also close to the Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, the El Yunque Rain Forest, the cruise ship piers, a number of world-class museums and a bustling nightlife.
While convents may be noted for their austere furnishings, the El Convento Hotel in Puerto Rico is not. This stunning little hotel has enjoyed an AAA Four Diamond rating since 1997 so you can be assured of the best service. The 58 luxury rooms have stunning views of San Juan and feature individually controlled air conditioning, Bose stereo systems, refrigerators, plush bathrobes, elegant marble bathrooms, goose-down pillows, flat-screen LCD satellite TV, dual line phones with data ports, a hairdryer, iron and ironing board, an in-room safe, a coffeemaker with complimentary Alto Grande coffee, a spacious work desk and complimentary high-speed internet access.
Guests at the El Convento Hotel may also make use of the plunge pool, the Jacuzzi, the fitness centre, the library, the seven meeting rooms, the El Convento Beach Club, the complimentary newspaper service, the valet parking, the 24-hour front desk service and the four restaurants which cater to a variety of tastes. The Daily Manager’s Reception serves a variety of wine and hors d’ouevres on the La Veranda Terrace – the perfect place for you to get settled and enjoy the rich atmosphere of the convent. The El Convento Hotel truly does an amazing job of merging history with culture, convenience and luxury. So book your stay at this great hotel for an even better holiday in Puerto Rico.
Stay at El Convento Beach Club in San Juan
It was designed by the famous local architect Reynaldo Torres, who made the likes of the San Juan Convention Centre and the San Juan County Art Museum.
For its part, the majority of the rooms at the El Convento Beach Club face the beach, which certainly makes for a great first impression.
Rooms are very spacious and light, with a beautiful view across the main square, while the bathrooms have a walk-in shower, and could only be described as a treat. Everything about this hotel is designed to be as easy as possible, and that certainly paid dividends.
It may be in the heart of the city, but after a day of exploring, you’ll feel likey you could head out for an early evening drink and enjoy the warmth of the setting sun.
The facility has several restaurants, but the Olive Resto Bar, which also has a great view of the plaza, was a great choice, as was the after-dinner drinks at the roof terrace. The views were simply magnificent. Dinner at the Olive Bar is always a pleasure. Enjoy some fine music while helping yourself to the scrumptious local cuisine.
The award-winning family vacation luxury lodge which has been established in for Old San Juan over 30 years. It offers 5+ years of excellence in beach experiences. As one of the largest private resorts with a pool, a beach bar, and a selection of restaurants, Ralph’s Beach Hotel welcomes guests all year round.
In addition, the resort offers you a memorable experience from which to draw inspiration for your future travels. The guestroom suites are equipped with high-speed wifi, high-speed appliances and a full-sized washer and dryer with a hot shower. On-site convenience includes a large parking lot and ample parking. The venue features multiple rooms with private baths, a private spa and spa services, outdoor showers, and bars. And aside from the king-size beds to king-size bathrooms, they also have hot, steam and sauna facilities, full buffet, private elevator parking, or other amenities your heart desires. With full-time staff and a full kitchen, the beach resort can cater to a wide variety of meals, all for an exceptional price.
The rooms have 5-meter WiFi and a 24/7 concierge to assist you at your fingertips. This luxurious hotel also features an outdoor pool, spa, gym, movie theater, and outdoor terrace complete with a jacuzzi and steam room. The El Convento Beach Resort is located in The Town of Maracaibo and is conveniently located just 50 min from the main terminal of Puerto Rico’s capital city, San Juan. We’re a great spot for couples with young kids, couples with a busy schedule, or those looking for an exciting place to stay while visiting Puerto Rico. They’ll even arrange a tour for guests that have specific requests! We look forward to welcoming you at the Convento Hotel and will always be here for you when you call for a reservation.