El Conquistador Resort Ranked Among "Best of the Best" Hotels in the Caribbean

Following a long list of industry awards and accolades that continue to rank it one of the best hotels in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean region, El Conquistador Resort, The Waldorf Astoria Collection, located in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, has been recognized by discerning travelers in Celebrated Living magazine’s 2010 Readers’ Choice Platinum List. The island resort ranked number five in the “Top 10 Caribbean Hotels” list as a favorite overall hotel. The Platinum Lists are based on critiques given by thousands of Celebrated Living readers, who judged their favorite hotels worldwide based on factors ranging from quality of service to functionality. Editors then categorized the favorite hotels by location, region and/or specialty area.

“Being named a ‘Top 10 Best Caribbean Hotel’ by readers who represent many of our past guests only proves that El Conquistador Resort continues to provides unmatched service, top-rated amenities and a getaway guests will never forget,” said Sharyl Toko, hotel manager, El Conquistador Resort, The Waldorf Astoria Collection.

This latest distinction comes soon after two notable recognitions recently received by the resort – Hotel of the Year Award, presented at the recent Que Pasa! TV Network’s (QPTV) first annual People’s Choice Awards; and the prestigious AAA Four-Diamond Award received for the second consecutive year under the Waldorf Astoria Collection brand.

Located on the eastern tip of Puerto Rico near the fishing village of Las Croabas, and dramatically set along the length of a 300-foot bluff, the El Conquistador Resort, The Waldorf Astoria Collection spreads across 500 acres and overlooks the converging waters of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The resort destination offers 750 redesigned guestrooms and suites, boasts the recently opened Coquí Water Park; private Palomino Island, which offers an array of water sports and other recreational activities along white sand beaches; a renowned Golden Door Spa; an Arthur Hills 18-hole golf course; tour desk offering excursions to San Juan and the famous bioluminescent bay; a casino equipped with table games and a new collection of slot machines; as well as numerous dining options including an outpost of New York’s famed steak restaurant, Strip House.

For more information on El Conquistador Resort, The Waldorf Astoria Collection, please call 888-543-1230. Guests can also call Waldorf Astoria Collection reservations at 800-WALDORF (1-800-925-3673), or visit www.ElConResort.com or www.WaldorfAstoriaCollection.com.