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Matador Motor Inn

3.0 of 5 Motel   |   11 Grafton Street (cnr Pacific Highway & Albany St), Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
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Ranked #5 of 39 Hotels in Coffs Harbour
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

At first sight I thought the place might be dated and old fashioned but those terms might be considered negative so I think Classic does the job. The place is very clean, very well maintained and looks good. It would be a crime to update the solid wood furniture with flat pack chipboard. The hot and cold water system has... More

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Many thanks for your feedback it is a great help and very much appreciated. We hope to see you again in the future More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped over night going nth. Owner's where extremely helpful and friendly. Room was clean and comfortable. Up there on my top ten. Wouldnt hesitate to recommend it and I would stay again. Just off the main road coming into Coffs. Decor smart retro feel. Breakfast was recommended to us at yacht club.

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Many thanks for your time to write this review. We appreciate the feedback and your comments we look forward to seeing you again in the future. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Matador Motel is hard to fault. The Owners are helpful and friendly, the furniture is solid wood, and the plants are beautiful to behold. The lounge setup is seventies and all furniture and settings are amazing. The internet is free and fast. There is a great pool and surrounds. Very clean. Ten out of ten.

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Thank you for spending the time and effort to write this review. The photos look great and we appreciate your input. It was a pleasure having you stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again in the future. More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We took a chance by diverting to Coffs Harbour to break our return journey to Melbourne, as travellers jaded by mediocre motel rooms we hoped Coffs Harbour would offer us a reasonable choice of accommodation. Discovering the original motel we selected was on the other side of the highway we found ourselves outside the Matador Motor Inn. Freshly painted in... More

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Steve P, Owner at Matador Motor Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate your comment and would like to thank you for taking the time to submit your thoughts. It is good to receive feedback.and to know our guests have enjoyed their stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future, once again thank you. More

Lismore, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

I had a one night stay in Coffs Harbour and have stayed at the Matador on previous business trips a few years ago. The new owners have a great job with the place since I had last been here last. The new owners are very friendly, they have renovated the rooms and are willing to help with any problems. The... More

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Steve P, Owner at Matador Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review we appreciate your feedback. We hope to see you again when next in Coffs Harbour. Thanks again More

Toowoomba, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We stayed here for a funeral last month. They were very understanding and supportive, with good clean rooms and excellent service, and moderate prices. My wife and I would be very happy to recommend this Motor Inn to others.

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Thank you for writing this review we appreciate your time and feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the future More

Pagudpud, Philippines
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144 reviews 144 reviews
19 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We have stopped here on our way driving back North before but its been busy last few times. Luckily we had a vacancy this time, the owners are very hospitable and helpful, and the room we stayed in has had a makeover since our last stay, very clean and neat especially when compared to some of the other motels nearby... More

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Steve P, General Manager at Matador Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for writing this review we appreciate your time and feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. It is always a pleasure to welcome returning guest we look forward to your next stay with us. More

Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I used to stay here every week when it was under prior management, but I have not had to go back to Coffs overnight for some time. The new owners are doing a great job and working on getting the little things right. The only negatives - and these are really personal preference things: the chairs in the rooms look... More

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Steve P, Owner at Matador Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for writing this review we appreciate your time and feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and gave the new owners a chance by staying at our Motel we look forward your next stay, once again thank you for comments. More

Perth, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

A small motel with few frills. A comfortable room and adequate bathroom. Clean and tidy. No restaurant which would have been welcome on a cool rainy miserable night but there are lots of restaurants within a reasonable distance. Not very expensive so fair value for money.

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Thank you for taking the time to write this review we appreciate your feedback. We hope to welcome you back in the future More

Sydney, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Where can i start. We decided to go up to coffs harbour for Easter break we booked a mid range motel so expected it to be of a standard but not a expensive luxury motel. After a 8.5 hour drive me arrived and were greeted by a pleasant lady who checked us in and also gave us some local knowledge... More

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Steve P, Owner at Matador Motor Inn, responded to this review

I could go on and reply to all the comments from this guest but I won't, what I will do is state that it is a complete exaggeration of the truth both in events and what was said. The fact that these particular guests have given a one for all aspects of the Motel says it all. The real events... More

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Address: 11 Grafton Street (cnr Pacific Highway & Albany St), Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Coffs Harbour
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Matador Motor Inn 3*
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The Matador Motor Inn has been operating continuously for more than 40 years and been a home away from home in Coffs Harbour for thousands of guests. In fact the Matador is one of the most popular stop-overs for travellers on the Pacific Highway travelling between Sydney and Brisbane. We have completed numerous refurbishments so now more than ever the Matador is a fabulous choice if you are looking for boutique style motel accommodation. You can enjoy a stay in clean and comfortable rooms. We offer a choice of room configurations: from premium queen and king rooms to twin and family room options. All rooms offer comfortable beds, quality interiors and amenities, LED TVs, Foxtel, ipod docking stations, Lanovera personal products, a tea and coffee larder with quality supplies, toaster, kettle, iron and ironing board and private dining space. All rooms face due north and upper level offers district views. Select family rooms offer a private balcony. We offer an outdoor pool and guest lounge to relax and enjoy as well as a quality, in-room breakfast package. Select pet-friendly rooms are also available, but regretfully we only accept small dogs 10kg and under. Not only is the Matador a regular choice for holidaymakers, it is also very popular with business travellers. We offer free WIFI, a desk area for your laptap or tablet and lounge access. Regular corporate clients are also eligible for special corporate rates so please make inquiries with our friendly team. The Matador provides off street and undercover parking but we must limit parking to one car per room.We wish you safe travels! ... more   less 
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