Hotel El Convento

100 Cristo Street, San Juan, PR 00901 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Hotel El Convento

A unique place for weddings, Hotel El Convento is located in the Heart of Old San Juan and has set new standards for luxury, comfort and service; at the same time, preserving its rich and historic value. Just across the street from the San Juan Bautista Cathedral and walking distance from Castillo San Felipe del Morro, it is the perfect scenery for unforgettable pictures and magical memories. Hotel El Convento is the only member in Puerto Rico of "Small Luxury Hotels of the World" and the oldest member of "Historic Hotels of America".

Hotel El Convento has different spaces to make your wedding day just what you always thought it would be like:

Salon Campeche has a maximum capacity of 200 guests for sit-down dinner. Its biggest attributes include: marble black and white floor, majestic 50-foot vault ceiling, a colorful mural and antique stained glass windows.

Salon Martorell was designed by Puerto Rican artist Antonio Martorell and it is a gem of his art and creativity. In this salon he developed the theme "Las Monjas Letradas" or "Nuns and Letters", thus honoring those emblematic of both faith and literature in the Spanish Language. This salon has a maximum capacity of 40 guests for sit-down dinner; perfect for intimate dinners or cocktails.

The interior courtyard is the perfect location for ceremonies and cocktails. It is surrounded by tropical foliage and a 100-year old Nispero tree. During the day is the hotel's main restaurant, but in the afternoons it is transformed into to the most magical place in Old San Juan.

The catering department offers personalized attention to every detail of your wedding; from food and beverage to entertainment, décor and cake.

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108 Reviews for Hotel El Convento

Recommended by 95% of couples


4.7 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.7
  • Average response time 4.4

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  • Jordan

    Jordan · Married on 03/20/2019

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    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    A Unique and Memorable Experience

    My husband and I had an absolutely wonderful experience on our wedding day. Hotel El Convento truly exceeded our expectations, making our day unforgettable. From the beauty of the venue, to the superior service and food, and lastly to the beautiful suite we had for the night, we would not have changed a thing.

    The staff at El Convento is super professional and knowledgeable. They also work with the most amazing professional vendors from photographers, to hair and makeup, to decorations, to the ministers, and to the MCs and DJs . You don't see the same quality of product or service in the states that often!

    The venue was stunningly beautiful, creating a romantic and authentic ambience. The food was outstanding and also authentic, unlike a lot of the Americanized menus you'll find elsewhere. Even though our wedding was small and intimate (27 people including us), it was still a lively party with great music. Lastly, we stayed in a beautiful suite, free of charge the night of the wedding and walked in to a bottle of champagne on ice with a desert and card and rose pedals everywhere.

    I highly recommend this venue for a unique, authentic experience with unmatched service. You will not regret it!

    Sent on 04/07/2019

    Hotel El Convento's reply:

    Thank you for your kind words Jordan! It was our pleasure to assist you in planning your special day.
    We are extremely happy you and your guests had a wonderful time. We look forward to having you back in your home at Old San Juan.

    Congratulations,

    Fabiola Cruz
    Director of Catering
  • K

    Katie · Married on 02/17/2019

    5.0
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      5.0
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    Beautiful wedding in Salon Campeche

    This hotel is gorgeous. Trust Ely - she knows what she’s doing. I wasn’t a super planner, and left alot of the details up to Ely. Everything was amazing, the staff was so helpful, and the location is gorgeous. Our friends loved theur rooms, as well as the ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception. Food and drinks were delish - people could not stop taking about the Flan and Sangria!

    Sent on 03/06/2019
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Hotel El Convento FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? No
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 2,000.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? No
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Chairs, China, Clean Up, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Server(s)
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 210
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 10
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 3
  • Describe your venue: Banquet Hall, Historic Building, Hotel
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party
  • What event services do you offer? Accommodations, Event Planner
  • What food and beverage items are available? Linens

Professional Network & Endorsements

15 Endorsements

  • DOBA by Miriam Dobano
    DOBA by Miriam Dobano Wedding Florists

    Unique Venue for a Beautiful and Memorable Wedding Day! Convento will give the extra mile to remember what great expirience.

  • Raymond Vega Photography
    Raymond Vega Photography Wedding Photographers

    Love it! special location for celebrate your wedding , if you like to colonial spain/ puertorrican arquitecture this is the perfect place for you we recommended

  • djrockhand
    djrockhand Wedding DJs

    What a beautiful and historic venue, with the colors and rustic feel, the classic look, the history behind each ballroom, you will have the most special and breath taking night of your life and the staff is so professional and lovely, they will help you with all details to make your day an amazing one!!!

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  • 100 Cristo Street San Juan, 00901 See on map
    7877239036 (Phone number)

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