El Conquistador Resort A Waldorf Astoria Resort

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Average rate: $161 - Hotel class: 5 stars
1000 El Conquistador Avenue, Fajardo, PR, USA

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El Conquistador Resort A Waldorf Astoria Resort Fajardo Reviews

tonyvazquez tonyvazq…
1 reviews
Beautiful, pricey, poor service Mar 25, 2011
The resort grounds are lovely and extensive and meticulously kept, the views are wonderful, and the rooms are spacious. There's tennis and many large pools on the grounds, with small jacuzzi hot tubs scattered throughout. A large convention center is attached. The resort is on a bluff facing the water; an elevator and then a funicular get you to the marina (where there's a $20/head water park for the kids). From the marina there's a free-to-guests catamaran/ferry to Palomino Island, where all the beaches are, as well as horseback riding and water sports of all kinds.

Service of the room was spotty; it appeared the maid left it half-finished one day, and it was hit-or miss whether the coffeemaker would be cleaned and restocked; the coffeemaker was ignored on 3 days.

Service in the resort restaurants was always polite, but not always effective; at one dinner, plates from 8 of our 10 diners were starting to be cleared before the final 2 entrees appeared. They "checked on our order" quite often, but it didn't come out a moment faster. The exception was the Las Brisas breakfast buffet, where the waitstaff was bustling and attentive over coffee, tea, juice, silverware, and other requests, and you served yourself from the buffet.

Food in the resort restaurants was generally adequate, with 2 meals rising to "pretty good"; not what you expect in this price class. Fortunately, the excursions to off-resort sites (El Yunque rain forest, old San Juan) were enormously expensive; so instead we rented cars on 2 days for those 2 trips, and as a consequence had great dinners those nights in restaurants very close to the resort. The distance was walkable for most folks, but we were from 8 to 80+ in age amongst us. El Estacion ("The Station", a gas station converted to a lovely al fresco restaurant) was a particular favorite; try the mofungo here. This is also the only way you'll taste any Puerto Rican dishes; none of the many resort restaurants have Puerto Rican dishes on their menus.
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fran2011 fran2011
24 reviews
Jun 25, 2007
This amazing hotel is located near the town of Fajardo, in the northeastern coast of Puerto Rico. This hotel is beautiful!!! It contains three "levels", all connected by a cablecar going down the side of the cliff. The first and upmost level is where the largest amount of rooms are located. It contains the three main pools (which are amazing), the exclusive villas for mostly rich people, and the main hotel building and lobby. The second level, mid-way, contains a small portion of rooms and a quaint, oval-shaped pool in front of them. The bottom level is where the marina is, but there are more rooms there (although I don't recommend them..., I recommend the rooms on the top and mid sections). The marina has some nice shops, and a nice bar. This hotel owns an entire island!! You can access it via a ferry that comes every 20-25 minutes. Once you get to the island, called "Palominito", you can enjoy the beaches, hike to the other side, or kayak to another tiny island called "Palominito". This tiny island literally has 2-3 palm trees, XD. The hotel also has a shuttle service from the airport. It is awesome, and I recommend any traveler coming to PR to stay in it!!
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El Conquistador Resort A Waldorf Astoria Resort Overview

El Conquistador Resort & Golden Door Spa - Waldorf Astoria Collection is perched on a cliff with the Caribbean Sea on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other. The architecture is a blend of Moorish and Spanish colonial. As a village modeled after San Juan, many of the property's open spaces are decorated with cobblestone streets, white stucco, terra-cotta buildings, and open-air plazas with plants, lamps, and sparkling fountains. The resort is located approximately 31 miles from the San Juan International Airport.

Discover the resort's latest adventure: Coqui Water Park. This new multi-million-dollar, state-of-the-art seaside water park features thrilling waterslides, a lazy river, pools (including the main pool which features an infinity edge and expansive main pool deck), the new Oasis Bar & Grill, and more. Couples and families alike can enjoy tons of outdoor fun and excitement while enjoying the breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.

Due to high demand and limited exclusive seating and space, the hotel will be offering Coqui Water Park tickets for sale to resort guests exclusively. Included in the price of admission are inner tubes, pool towels, luxury lounge chairs, and endless water entertainment in the most exclusive water park destination in the Caribbean. Half-day tickets may also be available during high-demand periods and holidays.

The resort tariff includes: Palomino Island Services, beach/pool chairs, beach/pool towels, funicular service, Promenade Fitness Center, Las Olas Fitness Center, pool service, pool ambassador, and in-room electronic safes. Unlimited use of local & 800 number phone calls and tennis courts (based on availability). Rates are based on double occupancy. Charges for extra adults may apply and will be due directly to the hotel. The closest airport to this property is San Juan Luis Munoz International Airport (Airport Code SJU). Choosing a flight into any other airport may result in additional transportation costs, either by ground or by air, for which you will be responsible. Also be advised that your purchase, unless indicated otherwise, does NOT include transportation from any airport to the hotel. To include transportation between SJU and the hotel, add the Ground Transportation option, if available, to your package during the booking process. A resort fee of 14% per room/night (plus tax) is collected at hotel. Fee subject to change. The fee includes: Palomino Island Services, Beach/Pool Chairs, Beach/Pool Towels, Funicular Service, Promenade Fitness Center, Pool Service, Pool Ambassador and In-room Electronic Safes. Unlimited local & 800# phone calls, tennis courts (based on availability). This charge is in addition to the rate quoted. Resort charge is not a governmentally imposed charge.

El Conquistador Resort A Waldorf Astoria Resort Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Room Service
  • High-speed Internet
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Airport shuttle
  • Disabled Access
  • Concierge
  • Valet Parking
  • Tour Desk
  • Massage / Beauty Centre
  • Elevator / Lift
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Babysitting / Child Services
  • Air Conditioned
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Tennis Courts
  • Golf Course
  • Housekeeping
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Medical Assistance Available
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Sauna
  • News Stand
  • ATM / Cash Machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • In Room Movies
  • Wake-up Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Hair Dryer
  • Modem / Data Port
  • TV
  • DVD Player
  • Laundry service
  • Casino
  • Shops
  • Excursions
  • Golf Course (on site)
  • Jet-Ski
  • Scuba Diving
  • Windsurfing
  • Nightclubs
  • Water Activities
  • Fishing
  • Horse Riding
  • Playground
  • Surfing
  • Desk
  • Direct dial phone
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Salon
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Massage
  • Steam Bath
  • Beauty Salon
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Towels
  • Shower
  • En suite
  • Private Bathroom
  • Child Pool
  • Pool Outdoor
  • Cots
  • Games Available
  • Highchairs
  • Supervised child care/activities
  • Shops in Hotel
  • Family Room
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out

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