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El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort

4.0 of 5 1000 El Conquistador Avenue, Fajardo 00738, Puerto Rico
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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2010

My first trip to Puerto Rico and I wasn't disappointed. The resort is beautiful perched on a cliffside overlooking the ocean. The private Palomino Island accessible by the resort's ferry was an island paradise (snorkel, horseback ride from sea to top of mountain, pristine beach - and even some large free-roaming iguanas). The staff at this resort were the best... More

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2010

After reading all of the reviews I was not excited for this resort. however, I was pleasantly surprised when I got there to find that a lot of the complaints were not my experience. Overall, it was a decent resort with lots to do and if the sun is shining could be a great time. It was raining the WHOLE... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2010

I went back and forth after reading alot of the reviews on this site. My wife and I just got back from the El Conquistador for our honeymoon. I usually do not write reviews, but felt it was necessary after reading alot of the negative reviews during the decision making process. The resort was great, what a wonderful place to... More

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Brooklyn
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2010

This was an average resort with nothing spectacular. My main complaint is that all of the resort's "night life" venues closed before 12 AM on weekend nights and that transportation to the resort's beach stopped at 3 PM, hours before the sunset. This might be a good resort for people who wake up early in the morning and go to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2010

The hotel itself is enourmous. Our room was located at las Olas which was at the center of the mountain, we had to walk a bit and take the furnicular but the room was worth it. Very spacious room, we had a king size bed, the bathroom even had a walk in closet! Very nice tiles , a mini fridge,... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2010

We had an extremely memorable and amazing wedding at the El Conquistador. Our guests couldn't be happier with the entire weekend and the resort itself was a huge hit. The service was spectacular and the staff couldn't be more helpful in coordinating our special weekend. You really never know what you're going to get, and the El Conquistador exceeded our... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2010

Shortly after we booked our non refundable trip to the El Con we started reading reviews online -- stories of awful service, hidden charges, bed bugs (GASP), a run down resort and dirty rooms -- I was literally no longer looking forward to vacation. To top it all off the 10 day forecast showed rain everyday...........and we worried for nothing!... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2010

I'm going to try to keep this short, or I'll be here for the next hour writing a 3 page review of how awful this place was. In a nutshell, you'll pay Ritz Carlton prices for a motel experience. I don't mind paying money on vacation. What I do mind is paying A LOT of money and not getting anything... More

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Belfast, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2010

We have nothing but good things to say, overall, with our stay at the El Conquistador. For those who are looking for a nice relaxing getaway, at a quality resort, this is the place to go! Not much entertainment and nightlife, but we were looking for a nice, relaxing resort, and found this to suit all of our needs. We... More

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boston
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2010

Very average resort. Seems to cater to more of a working class clientele. Fine perhaps if you are traveling with children, but if you are looking for an elegant experience, and have stayed in truly lovely properties, keep looking. Be aware that most in our party had an incorrect charge on their bill upon checkout. Our was for 450.00, and... 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*
Number of rooms: 918
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El Conquistador Resort, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel Fajardo
Waldorf Astoria Fajardo
El Conquistador Hotel Puerto Rico
Conquistador Hotel Puerto Rico
El Conquistador Puerto Rico
El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort Puerto Rico/Fajardo

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