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About Us

Made iconic by the people, parties and performances that defined San Juan nightlife in the ‘60s, Fairmont El San Juan Hotel invites guests to experience an authentic celebration of Puerto Rico’s traditions, old and new. From its storied décor and inspired cuisine to renowned gatherings and lush poolscape, the hotel creates a legendary atmosphere of celebrations across generations for locals and travelers alike.

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The Experience

Our team welcomes you to experience local Puerto Rican culture. Both guests and locals alike are drawn to the vibrant entertainment venues within the walls of Fairmont El San Juan Hotel, where famous performers throughout history have graced the stage. Décor from around the globe complements the legendary experiences which have made the hotel a beloved gathering place for generations.

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The Location

Outside the hotel’s doors, the bustling city of San Juan has much to offer. Explore Old San Juan and stroll down cobblestone streets or venture to centuries-old military installations like Castillo San Cristobal. Elsewhere, explore beautiful beaches by relaxing in the sand, taking to the seas via paddleboard or enjoying a guide-led tour coordinated by our GSI Tour Desk.

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The Vacation of a Lifetime

From the award-winning Isla Verde beach to the relaxing four pools, on-site spa, casino, and multiple dining venues, amenities at Fairmont El San Juan Hotel are unparalleled. Wake up and indulge in a delicious breakfast in bed, dip your toes in the water, and shop during the day. Then, head to the intimate Chico Cabaret at The Lobby and enjoy an energy-infused dance celebration at night, all at one hotel.

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Hotel History

Fairmont El San Juan Hotel is a timeless Puerto Rican icon with a 7,000 pieces of glass Czechoslovakian chandelier, a 300-year-old Banyan Tree, and an iconic live music stage that’s hosted the likes of Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Liza Minnelli, and more.

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Immerse yourself in Puerto Rican culture with warm textures, subtle ocean hues and stunning views. Sit back, relax and experience all the world-class luxury our hotel has to offer.

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Enjoy on-site shopping and spa services or nearby history tours, art museums and more. At Fairmont El San Juan Hotel, we offer an array of authentic and intriguing experiences for guests.