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El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   1000 El Conquistador Avenue, Fajardo 00738, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2010
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2010

El Conquistador- This was one great place. The layout is amazing, with the hotel built into a cliffside and a motorized car (funicular) that runs down to 2 lower levels...one with a separate pool and residences, and the lowest level with the pier, some more private-type rentals (more pricey), a couple of restaurants, and the ferry stop. The ferry takes... More

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new york
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2010

Called 5 times to have cooler/fridge door repaired from 9am to 7pm, still never fixed. Children's milk & food spoiled. Toilet in room above us was leaking into our toilet. Bird droppigs all over balcony and balcony furniture in apparently all rooms. Other guests reported used toilettries on arrival in their room. Beds left partly made. Managment is carefree, unconcerned... More

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Minneapolis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2010

We just came back from a family vacation, with my husband and I, and our 10 and 3 year old...the property was stunning and the views outstanding. Before checking in to the El Conquistador I was thus far not impressed whatsoever with Puerto Rico, with no shortage of lame, overpriced food, slow, arrogant service, and slums everywhere you look, I... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2010

Let me start off with dont let the reviews below deter you from staying you will miss out on an absolutely beautiful hotel and vacation! We just got back this week and for a month prior had been reading all the awful revies and were very weary of our trip! We booked with cheap caribean and got an amazing deal!... More

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NYC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2010

I stayed here with my wife and 3 year old recently. We picked it because it was highly rated in the 2010 Frommers Caribbean edition for people with kids. Think they gave it 2 stars which for them means "very highly recommended". Anyway, it was nice but not that nice. First, there are over 1000 rooms in the hotel and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2010

We almost canceled our trip based on the reviews listed here. I am so glad we didn't. It was one of the best vacations we ever had. We were looking for total relaxation and fun for the kids. We got the package that included airport tranportation, breakfast, and water park passes. It was perfect for us. El Con was waiting... More

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chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2010

The pros: The staff at this place is extremely helpfull and friendly. I checked in with a group on 600-700 people and it took less then 15 minutes. The rooms and bathrooms are spacious. The grounds are some of the best I have seen with beatiful views. They do not have a beach directly off their grounds but they do... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2010

I attended a Business Conference at this hotel; my husband also came with me as a guest. When we arrived, it was raining and overcast but the grounds were very green and beautiful. Check-in was easy, especially since we were with the conference. I was a little concerned about what we were going to experience with the service and the... More

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2010

I've read reviews and It looks like most of family travellers were happy, so I decided to go with my wife and 11 month daughter and 21 y.o. teen. I just paid bit extra for ocean view and we slept with wide open windows listen tropical sounds watching stars and sea Indeed - very family oriented place: (+) 1. views... More

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Austin, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2010

We just spent 5 nights at the El Conquistador. Pluses are the amazing view from the Las Brisas rooms. The ferry ride to Palomino Island is very pleasant and scenic. I thought it would be a negative but was actually a fun thing. The Palomino Island beach is very nice. i recommend renting a kayak and snorkel gear and snorkel... More

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Address: 1000 El Conquistador Avenue, Fajardo 00738, Puerto Rico
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Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > Fajardo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort 4*
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Conquistador Hotel Puerto Rico
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Award-winning oceanfront resort perched atop cliff, overlooking Caribbean Sea on one side & Atlantic Ocean on the other. Check out the dramatic views, the private island or the brand new water park - it's all part of this Caribbean paradise. ... more   less 
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