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Your Guidance to the Perfect Getaway in Puerto Rico

Welcome to the Hotel El Convento Blog, your gateway to the enchanting world of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. Join us as we delve into the rich history, captivating culture, and breathtaking landscapes of this tropical paradise, while discovering the best features and hidden gems that make Hotel El Convento a cherished destination for discerning travelers. 

Top Hotels in the Caribbean and Central America: Readers' Choice Awards 2019

Condé Nast Traveler readers rate their top hotels in the Caribbean and Central America and once again El Convento made the list, this time at #4.

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The 6 Best Hotels in Puerto Rico

When you visit Puerto Rico, you can choose from a wide variety of hotels, including small historic properties and luxurious resorts. El Convento is 350-year-old former monastery located in the heart of Old San Juan. A mix of Spanish Colonial architecture and modern styling, includes a panoramic terrace and pool on the rooftop.

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Your Next Getaway: Tulum Is Out, This Island Is in

If you’d like your next getaway to be a little more stress-free, head east to San Juan, Puerto Rico. It has all of the vibrant culture and laid-back appeal of Tulum—but with far fewer crowds (and DJs). Plus, there’s no passport required.

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3 Reasons Why Your Next Trip Should Be To The Caribbean

After two major hurricanes hit the Island, Puerto Rico is ready for you! The best way to help is by visiting, shopping at local stores, eating at the Island’s restaurants and staying at its hotels.

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3 Places to Eat and Stay in Puerto Rico Right Now

According to Puerto Rico Tourism Company, 121 hotels—85 percent of the total—are currently open on the island. If you're considering making the journey, here are three hotels with great food and lovely views.

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Destination Wedding Story: Matthew and Michael

What 8 Same-Sex Couples Learned from Planning a Destination Wedding.

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Caribbean Island Finder: Where to Book an Historic Inn

Here are our top three picks for Caribbean islands with a choice of storied inns—some haunted, some not.

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Couple enjoying beside the pool at Hotel El Convento

Guest Reviews

What our Previous Guests have to say

Hotel El Convento has been one of the best hotels in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico since welcoming our very first traveler. While we’re proud of awards and accolades like being named one of Tripadvisor’s top hotels in San Juan, we take even greater pride in our guests’ feedback. If you are wondering where to stay in Puerto Rico, please experience our hotel through the eyes of your fellow travelers by reading the hotel reviews below.  

We Enjoyed the Views!

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A Caribbean Dream!

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Great Stay, Great Service!

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Beautiful & Cozy Rooms!

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