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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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Cinnaminson, New Jersey
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our first time at the Matador. My brother recommend it to us. The rooms were spacious and clean. The 4th floor deck is fabulous. The location is great. It was surprisingly quiet for being North Wildwood. You can walk to almost everything. Not a lot of need to move your . I think the only things that may... More 

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Middletown, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the location of this motel however after reading the most recent reviews I completely agree with the one review complaining about the pool closing so early as that was one complaint I had staying here also. I completely disagree with the "Managers" response to the one review titled "Nice clean family shore motel" complaint that the pool closes... More 

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

Hi Joe, Thank you so much for your review. We appreciate your honesty and will discuss with our staff our pool policies and reevaluate the hours. We hope to see you again next year! More 

Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Matador this summer with my family. We've been vacationing in Wildwood for years but this was our first time at the Matador. The hotel itself is OK, although the pool is only open until 6:00 and is overrun by children at all other hours. My biggest issue was with the front desk staff. I walked in the... More 

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Robert D, General Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Andrea, I would like to apologize personally if our staff was rude to you in any way. We certainly value all our customers and expect our staff to be polite as possible. Regarding the pool, there area a lot of children here at the Matador because we advertise our property as a family friendly place. Also, our pool never closes... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This motel was very nice and clean right at the quiet beginning of the boardwalk and beach. When we first arrived our room was not going to be ready for another hour so the woman at the front desk gave us our parking pass and a key card to the guest pool bathroom so we could get changed and enjoy... More 

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

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again. At this time, we are unable to keep the pool open much later than 7pm as we like to respect the guests that are staying in close proximity to the pool itself. More 

Hancock, Maine
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great visit . Staff was great and the room was large and clean.we have never stayed there before but will stay again later this summer . Glad we found this place . Would recommend to anyone who is looking for a place near them beach

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

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Bensalem, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stay at this hotel every year. The staff is great, the view is superb, the pool is warm, and the location cannot be beat!! Even had extra coffee filters when I ran out at the office, and had change for the laundry room. I highly recommend to anyone who wants to see Wildwood.

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

Sara, Thank you so much for your kind words! We hope to see you again soon. More 

Tuckerton, Nj, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Matador is the perfect location in North Wildwood. Clean, professional, well kept. Beautiful, clean beach right out front. Great pool. Right at beginning of boardwalk. I stay there whenever I get the chance.

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

John, Thank you so much for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon! More 

Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last minuet trip from NY. Every hotel by the beach was booked, came across the Matador Oceanfront Resort and decided to read some of the reviews, Not bad, but I was still skeptical, I called the hotel directly and spoke to a lady by the name Lucy, she was very nice, provided me with all the info I needed ,... More 

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

Liza, We are so glad you took a chance and stayed with us at the Matador. Our employees, as you experienced, take great pride in our facility and treat it as their own. We hope you stay with us again! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my 1st time at the Matador, only 2nd year in Wildwood! It was very nice, very accommodating staff, owners and friendly. The overall staff from housekeeping, night guy, crew guys, all talkative nice. I was surprised I even got my room earlier then I ever expected very nice treat. We will be back next year as when I... More 

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

John, thank you so much for your kind words and are happy to have you back next year! More 

Philadelphia, PA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

My family and I spent a week here for our family vacation and I couldn't have asked for more. First, the staff was amazing! Friendly, helpful, and extremely welcoming. Anything we needed help with from extra towels to recommendations for things to do was answered and delivered. Location, location, location! We were in the midst of everything including the gorgeous... More 

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

Thank you so much for your kind words. The Matador has been family owned and operated for over 40 years and we take great pride in our facility as do our employees. We hope to see you again next year! More 

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