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A bustling street full of shops and boutiques.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Fortaleza St, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is beautiful. Has homes, restaurants,all with different colors. No fee, just a good time to enjoy the beautiful streets.

Thank lalocadr19
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautiful street accessed to many beautiful historic places, Forts, ,restaurants,coffee shops, and shops. I stayed in a Hotel in this street. The street was covered by bluish-grayish stones. Several squares with beautiful design were there.It is 5 min.by walk to tourist information, harbor and...More

1  Thank Parvin S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely old street, very narrow European style. Lots of shops selling just about everything. Sidewalks are narrow; single file often needed. Even if you are not a shopper, it is worth a stroll.

1  Thank JarMarJHM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is such a fun place to shop and eat and play ! Once you've been there you will want to go back !!

1  Thank LeslieK62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were near to this area and would walk there to have dinner, lots of fine dining restaurants, barrachina,marmalade, the parrot club to name a few,name brand shops, souvenir stores,lots to see and really bustling at nights, would definitely recommend and return,

1  Thank beverley d
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

JMJ Cars should be banned in Old San Juan because the streets are just too narrow and intersecting traffic doesn't stop either. Either the greatest drivers in the world or the luckiest because it's scary to watch or be part of! The small shops are...More

1  Thank mother15
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A long street beginning at the Governor's palace , [ if his flag is flying , he is in residence ]-- with shops and restaurants for everyone's wants . Lots of security so you feel perfectly safe .

1  Thank OMALILY
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Shopping galore and many fine places to dine, Fortaleza Street is bustling w happiness! Old San Juan is a very happy place and this street takes you to the edge of it all... follow it all the way to the sea to enjoy the historic...More

1  Thank Echo T
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Every city has one.......the main shopping street where you can buy a dollar postcard or a ten thousand dollar ring---and everything in-between. That is Fortaleze Street. Architecture is nice to look at. There are several restaurants, coffee bars featuring Puerto RIcan coffee (delish) and several...More

1  Thank aliceann1
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I enjoyed shopping among the stores here. All were moderately priced and a lot of them had different souvenirs to take back home. It wasn't all the same stock which made it great to go into each store

1  Thank TeeSimmons
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Cathy O
Will be visiting there next month. Looking for suggestions for good local food. Some "don't miss" places, and even maybe "what to avoid".
3 June 2017|
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Response from browncondo2102 | Reviewed this property |
If I'm not too late, I found the best deal for the money with great food and service was Tijuana's, at Calle Marina which is in Old San Juan along the water.
Whitney P
We are staying in Bayamon next week and we want to go to Fortaleza Street. We have a rental car, do you know how to go about maybe parking somewhere and then walking to Fortaleza Street? Is there anywhere to park in Old San Juan at all? Im nervous.
9 January 2015|
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Response from stacicooperhoffmann | Reviewed this property |
I concur. Either take the free trolley into and around old san Juan or park near the Sheraton.