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Fortin de San Geronimo del Boqueron

Calle Rosales | East of the Caribe Hilton, at the entrance to Condado Bay, San Juan, Puerto Rico
+1 787-724-5477
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The fort itself is closed but still offers nice views of Condado. It is easily accessed behind the... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Christopher F
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McMurdo Station Antarctica
Buyer beware.

This fort sits just outside of the Caribe Hilton. It is blocked off and looks to be under... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Brandon M
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This small military museum was a fort that was built in 1786, and attacked by the British eleven years later.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Calle Rosales | East of the Caribe Hilton, at the entrance to Condado Bay, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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+1 787-724-5477

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Reviewed 1 May 2017

The fort itself is closed but still offers nice views of Condado. It is easily accessed behind the Hilton. Even though it is closed you can explore it easy enough if you so desire, though there is not much to see inside as it is...More

Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This fort sits just outside of the Caribe Hilton. It is blocked off and looks to be under restoration. There are several photos in the review of this fort that are actually of el Morro or Cristobal. There is a black and white photo in...More

Thank Brandon M
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Pretty walk along the Condado Lagoon to walk back to this fort. There are spots for good water views, but the actual fort was closed.

Thank Kim N
Reviewed 1 April 2017

You will do a bit of walking but it worth every step. You wont get better views of the Ocean from anywhere And the history and construction will amaze

Thank dmuller401
Reviewed 12 February 2017

History at its best! Here youll see over 500 years of history when the time the Spanish Conquistadors lived here! The small fort is a one of a kind in the world! and is run by the US!

Thank Enzorios
Reviewed 8 December 2016

I approached this from all angles and you cannot actually enter. It's gated. If you are adventurous and approach it from Paseo Caribe you can climb on top of the side and walk in that way. However since it is gated and locked, it's probably...More

Thank Gina48220
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Fortin de San Geronimo del Boqueron is operated by the U.S. Park Service. It's partially closed to the public due to restoration. The park is a historical and beautiful place but we were unable to visit the inside.

Thank MrWarrenM
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the history I walked around that fort for almost 3 hours and then realized I had only see maybe half of it. Being on a time limit we had to cut our tour short...lol

Thank ricky f
Reviewed 7 October 2016

A must see. So much history and amazing views. There are so much space to cover, from where the soldiers slept, where they went to chapel and overall how they lived. You can also see where they had the cannons placed to protect themselves from...More

Thank Diana D
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Old small fort undergoing renovations at the moment. It is hidden by the Caribe Hilton facilities. Not much to see.

Thank Wilfredo M
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Response from Sbounmany | Reviewed this property |
It is wheelchair friendly.. you'll see some fabulous views.
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