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Overview
909 Santa Rosa Blvd Okaloosa Island, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-5979 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Fitness center
3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews okaloosa island guard shack convenient store white powdery sand military base quiet beach recommend unit santa rosa blvd living room beach front very nice place to stay clean condo great condo full kitchen vacation spot washer dryer nice property
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

There was a mandatory evacuation issued over the news due to Hurricane Michael. We missed out on 3 days of our vacation and the manager explained to us that even if the building was not standing and the facilities were not available due to damage...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank Ladybuglisa
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Wonderful location right on the beach. View from our balcony was lovely. Pool was nice when you tired of the surf. Wi-fi everywhere, even the beach. Security monitored quietly all day. Very near convenient store and easy to find right on the main street. Very...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank TravelSueLR
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Plenty of BED BUGS!! BEWARE!! Very old, worn out and ripping off furniture. It was a dream vacation ruined by bed bug bites for us. I had around 15-20 bites and my wife had almost 30-35 bed bug bites. we stayed in unit #530. The...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank Jacob C
Response from Lori B, Manager at El MatadorResponded August 27, 2018

We are extremely sorry that this happened during your stay. Unfortunately in this industry, bedbugs occur. While it does not happen often, it does happen. When a unit is found to have bedbugs, it is removed from the rental program and professionally exterminated. The unit...More

Reviewed August 18, 2018

We have stayed at the El Matador off and on for several years and are usually very happy. While the area is still nice, I would definitely not recommend Unit 221. There are so many little things that make it unpleasant but the worst is...More

Date of stay: August 2018
2  Thank PJSONY
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Unit 138 very dated. Pool was large and nice for families 2 good size pull out sofas. Had to pull tons of hair from shower drain to be able to stand with water in bottom of tub. They sprayed for bugs while we were here....More

Date of stay: August 2018
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About
Description
Our Fort Walton Beach condos are located next to 17 miles of uninhabited beach. To make your Florida vacation as memorable as possible, our 12 acre beach resort offers an array of amenities which includes two More pools, tennis and basketball courts, a fitness center, whirlpools, saunas and more! Our staff has dedicated themselves to making certain that the time you spend with us will be the most enjoyable vacation experience you've ever had. You'll experience recreation, sightseeing and world class dining all within minutes of our vacation resort. You'll find beautiful beaches, sugar white sand, emerald green water, one of a kind shops, magnificent scenery and everything else that makes for a perfect stay in paradise. Our Fort Walton Beach Condos are beautifully furnished and fully equipped for your comfort, convenience and offer stunning views where you can enjoy beautiful beach sunsets. Don't waste another minute, contact us today and book your dream vacation condo. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Conference Facilities
Hot Tub
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Tennis Court
Wheelchair access
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
316
Price range
$173 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
El Matador Hotel Fort Walton Beach
Location
United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Fort Walton Beach
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
316
Price range
$173 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
El Matador Hotel Fort Walton Beach
Location
United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Fort Walton Beach
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brinlance1
May 3, 2017|
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Response from ElMatadorRentals | Property representative |
We suggest that you bring beach towels, any seasonings you cook with, coffee filters, kitchen trash bags, paper towels and dish soap.
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Londonsmama
March 12, 2017|
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Response from ElMatadorRentals | Property representative |
Buildings 3 and 4 sit directly on the beach.
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Pand_1347
January 18, 2017|
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Response from ElMatadorRentals | Property representative |
No, we do not have a kiddie pool.
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Room Tips
"live bed bugs, so many of them, avoid especially 530"
jacobcC2086ZX
Aug 24, 2018
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"Some rooms have beautiful views of the ocean or sound, others have views of the parking lot."
PJSONY
Aug 18, 2018
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"Rooms toward the beach in buildings 4 & 5 have the best views."
iskifreely
Aug 5, 2018
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"best beach views from building 3 or 4"
mrsparksalot
Jul 27, 2018
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