1920s ~ 1930s
Among the most prominent visitors to Condado Vanderbilt during this period were Eleanor and Franklin D. Roosevelt - who,among other high-profile politicians and socialites, were entertained by diversions such as live music, miniature golf, local carnivals and games of chance.
1940s ~ 1970s
With the popularity of air travel burgeoning, visitation to Puerto Rico climbed. In response, the hotel expanded, adding more rooms – while still maintaining its reputation as an exclusive destination for celebrities, entertainers and high-profile politicians.
1980s ~ 1990s
"The Trio" – Condado Beach Hotel, La Concha Hotel and the Convention Center – steadily came into being. Live entertainment – in the form of popular bands and other famous stage acts – continued to cement Condado's reputation as the entertainment capital of the Caribbean. Among the stars: Julio Iglesias and Plácido Domingo. Meanwhile, headline-grabbing events – from high-profile weddings to ornate quinceañeros – routinely filled ballrooms to capacity.
2000s ~ Today
After decades of providing the international community with unrivaled levels of premier Caribbean hospitality, Condado Vanderbilt then received a well-deserved restoration – which, through faithful and meticulous care, returned the hotel to its legendary grandeur.
And while this distinguished grandame has indeed undergone significant modernization, one thing hasn't changed: our unwavering commitment to providing guests with the kind of exacting service and attentive care that – to this very day – are the hallmarks of every stay.