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Matador Oceanfront Resort

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16th and the Beach, 511 East 16th Avenue, North Wildwood, NJ 08260
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We are on our 9th year here at Matador Motel and every year it gets better and better! Our room is always ready and clean when we get here and the owners and staff make coming back easier and easier. My son has made some life long friends and we have some good connections. To anyone interested in spending some... More 

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Gina D, Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We love hearing from our returning customers. We are so glad your children have made life-long friends and hope you all continue to return year after year! More 

Worcester, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great time in Wildwood. THis motor inn is a 5 minute walk to the beach and boardwalk. Rooms are very clean and comfortable. Restaurants on the board walk are all within walking distance. Pool is clean. Hotel is very well maintained. Air conditioning and appliances in the room were in perfect working order. Carpet was new as well.

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Gina D, Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Thank your for highlighting the cleanliness of our facility. We take great pride in maintaining and clean and friendly environment for our guests. We hope you will stay with us again soon. More 

New City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Matador in North Wildwood , New Jersey is a wonderful place to take your family for vacation. This is our third time staying there. The motel rooms and efficiencies are constantly updated, large, very clean and well equipped. The pool, grills, picnic tables and the rest of the property are well maintained. A special highlight that separates the Matador... More 

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Gina D, Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much or your review and for highlighting all of our amazing amenities. We love hearing from our customers and hope you will return soon! More 

New Jersey
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been coming to the Matador for over thirty years. It's the best! Clean rooms, great location, friendly staff! The view is amazing. The fourth story patio is a perfect place to relax .We highly recommend it

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Gina D, Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

HI Gary, Thank you so much for your review and we hope to see you again next year! More 

Naugatuck, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is the best place to stay in Wildwood! We stay here every year! The staff is great, the rooms are very nice. You can't beat the location either, you walk out of the hotel and you are right on the beach and the beginning of the boardwalk. Plus there is a playground right out front for kids to... More 

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Gina D, Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words! We have enjoyed owning the Matador for over 40 years and love hearing from our returning customers. Hope to see you soon! More 

Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of this hotel is excellent. It is right at the end of the boardwalk and its a 30 second walk to the beach entry or boardwalk ramp. There is a pool and balconies at level 2 and 4. On the 4th floor balcony, the Friday night fireworks are visible and this is a good place to see them... More 

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Gina D, Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Thank you for recognizing our amazing location and proximity to the beach and boardwalk. As far as the rust, well that is a flaw of being so close to so much salt water. We paint the building every year but the rust still happens and we maintain it as much as humanly possible. We have... More 

Belvidere, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was clean and nice. Very nice staff and owner. Great views from patios. The view from the roof patio was awesome. Family friendly. We will be staying there again. Right next to the boardwalk, and the beach is right out the door.

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Gina D, Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Lyn, thank you so much for your kind review and we hope to see you again soon! More 

New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Matador was wonderful. First and foremost, the hotel was very clean, and the staff was great and friendly. You can't beat the location!!! Short walk to the beach, probably the shortest in all of Wildwood. Right at the very end of the boardwalk, so you have quiet and relaxation, but then you hit the boardwalk, and you're right by... More 

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Gina D, Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Trisha, Thank you so much for your review! We are glad you like our website as well as our facility and hope you will return soon! More 

Philadelphia
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from one night at The Matador. Very nice. Not perfect (fridge in room should be replaced--see pic) but very clean and accommodating. We were in an Oceanfront two room efficiency, which was quite large. Pull-out sofa in living area, table large enough to seat six, plus table right outside room if you wanted to eat outside. Two full... More 

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Gina D, Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We appreciate your letting us know about the refrigerator and promptly replaced it. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with and hope you will return soon. More 

Uniontown, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just got home yesterday and missing the Matador already! Great staff and very CLEAN rooms. I love it because it is close to the beach and boardwalk, but still very peaceful. Already booked for next year!!!!

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Gina D, Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Beth, Thank you so much for recognizing the cleanliness of our facility. The owners and staff take great pride in providing a clean and friendly atmosphere for families and we love to hear our customers recognizing that. Hope to see you again soon! More 

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