Condado San Juan Destination & Attractions

Why San Juan, and why Condado Vanderbilt Hotel? The festive city of San Juan is the perfect place to experience true Puerto Rican culture, and Condado Vanderbilt is the perfect jumping off point.

Begin your San Juan adventure in the exclusive Condado District at Condado Vanderbilt Hotel, sporting views of the Atlantic Ocean. With unsurpassed service and luxury, Condado Vanderbilt Hotel is perfect oasis in exploring the sights and attractions of this vibrant city. With almost 100 years of hospitality, this luxury landmark exemplifies the vibrancy of Puerto Rico combined with an opulent retreat.

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Caribbean Business Article Sept. 2021Travel & Leisure Readers Vote on Puerto Rico's Top 5 Resorts - Caribbean Business 

Travel & Leisure magazine, which is read by milliones, recently announced the "Top Five Resorts" in Puerto Rico after its hotel guest survey for the "World's Best Awards" was conducted with travelers who visited the island between January and May to determine which offers the best experience.

"With such great hotels mentioned, with the diversity listed, it shows that Puerto Rico is a serious competitor in the luxury tourism sector." - Ben Tutt, General Manager.  Read More

Top hotels in the CarribbeanTop 10 Hotels in the Caribbean and Central America: Readers' Choice Awards 2020 - Condé Nast Traveler

"At Condado Vanderbilt, a pink-marble, Art Deco lobby sweeps you into the heyday of Condado, the neighborhood where San Juan's elite once summered. The rosy-colored romance explains why the hotel is popular for weddings and galas. But even if you're not attending a special event, you can’t help but imagine being a socialite gliding down the grand, curved staircase, the centerpiece of the entrance."
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Upscale Magazine cover Jan. 2020Chef Juan José Cuevas, 1919 Restaurant - Upscale Living Mag

"At 1919 Restaurant, Chef Cuevas utilizes his natural talent, friendly personality and knowledge to make the dining experience exciting and appealing for everyone."

"Chef Cuevas, Sommelier Luis Simone, and the rest of the staff were pleasant and knowledgeable. Visit the fantastic island of Puerto Rico. Enjoy the ocean view while dining at 1919 Restaurant, where you will discover delectable food and wine delivered in an opulent setting at the Condado Vanderbilt Hotel." 
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16 Luxury Spring Break Trips Perfect for the Whole Family - DeparturesDepartures article image

When sifting through family spring break ideas, you want to choose a destination where you can bond with your kids and reconnect with your partner at the same time.

"Off the Mainland Without a Passport - San Juan heaves with beautifully restored colonial buildings lining plazas and parks, and nearby Condado District delivers a retro vibe that’s a little louche Miami, a little sophisticated Spain. Park your brood in a two-bedroom suite at the Condado Vanderbilt, and an oceanfront oasis with four pools and seven dining venues." Read More.

Condado Vanderbilt Hotel - Luxury Turns 100 in San Juan  Upscale online Magazine Jan. 2020

"Condado Vanderbilt, San Juan Puerto Rico’s most elegant hotel, never looked so good.

An architectural masterpiece that opened to great fanfare in 1919, this 319-room luxury property is known as Puerto Rico’s first five- star hotel.

Today’s Condado Vanderbilt Hotel welcomes an international clientele with its glamorous salmon-hued interior, one-of-a- kind spiral staircase, stately meeting rooms, world-class restaurants, a spacious spa, Louvre-worthy artwork, convenient upscale shopping, and one stunning mile of sun-splashed oceanfront." Read More. 

How to explore the Best of Puerto Rico and Make a Difference, too - Bloomberg Bloomberg article image

"Puerto Rico’s tourism has once again been threatened, this time by a series of earthquakes. But not going—especially when the food scene is so hot—would be a mistake.

Condado Vanderbilt - Built in 1919 by Frederick William Vanderbilt, the imposing beachside hotel has 108 suites, including a pair of tower suites, all with butler service and the island’s first Hammam spa. It’s also home to one of Puerto Rico’s most sophisticated restaurants, 1919, from chef Juan Jose Cuevas, whose prix fixe menu might start with caviar and include black tagliatelle with lobster and shrimp." Read More.

Last Minute Winter Getaway Bucket ListTown & Country Jan. 2020 - Town & Country

"Consider "The Weekly Covet" your editor-approved wish list for beauty, travel, fashion, and everything in between."

"The Condado Vanderbilt in San Juan has endured its share of hurricanes over the last century, and it’s still a gem, boasting 1919, a superlative restaurant sourced only with local ingredients that’s led by former Blue Hill chef Juan José Cuevas." 

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