Presiding regally over Old San Juan, Hotel El Convento offers you a rare glimpse into the intriguing history of this 500-year-old city. Originally conceived as a military stronghold, San Juan celebrates its past with a dizzying array of restored fortress'. Our extraordinary hotel in Puerto Rico placing you right in the center of history.
Let one of our bilingual professional guides take you on a journey through time - navigating mazes of tunnels, dungeons, barracks, outposts, and ramps - most with spectacular views of San Juan Bay. Inquire with the concierge for information on forts near our acclaimed Puerto Rico hotel, including:
Castillo de San Cristóbal
Fuerte San Felipe del Morro
Fuerte San Gerónimo
Palacio Santa Catalina (La Forteleza)
Museo de la Casa Blanca
Puerto Rico Historical Sites -
Brimming with an abundance of history and culture, Old San Juan is a living museum in its own right. With its central location, our award-winning hotel offers premier access to the sights and sounds of this amazing locale.
In just one day, you can walk in the footsteps of Ponce de Leon, relive the era of the Conquistadores and Sugar Barons, and browse exhibits of local contemporary artists. Treat yourself to a refreshing break from conventional Puerto Rico accommodations, and enjoy convenience to a diverse range of museums, including: