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    El Matador

    909 Santa Rosa Blvd, Okaloosa Island, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-5979
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    Overview
    • Excellent56%
    • Very good26%
    • Average6%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible4%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Fitness center
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    Wheelchair access
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    Tennis Court
    Self-Serve Laundry
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 112 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    El Matador is a nice property. We rented 468 and it is a very nice unit that is well furnished. The only issues we had with the unit was 2 of the smoke detectors started beeping so I had to disconnect them to get some...More

    Thank W4ATL
    Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

    Just returned from our 3rd trip to the Okaloosa Island area. We stayed at El Madador unit #332. We payed over $2200 total for this unit. The furniture is nice.... but the unit is VERY run down! The sliding doors to the balcony are SO...More

    Thank tablerockgal
    Reviewed July 18, 2017

    This was our 3rd visit to El Matador, 1st two times were good. This was by far the worst. Cabinets were rotting at the bottom, construction going on two floors above us all week, smell and dust came through the vents, hammering going on as...More

    Thank courtneyl31
    Response from ElMatadorRentals, Manager at El MatadorResponded July 20, 2017

    Dear Courtney, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We are very sorry to hear that you had problems while you were here. We will look into all your issues and make sure that we do everything we can to make sure...More

    Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

    Stayed in 168 top floor with multiple views of pool and gulf. All the amenities you'll need. Beach service was included and AJ was great there. Place was clean and spacious. Perfect vacation for my sons and me.

    Thank SnyderManToo
    Response from ElMatadorRentals, Manager at El MatadorResponded July 7, 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time at El Matador and we hope that we have the pleasure of providing your accommodations the next time you visit our beautiful area.

    Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

    What a terrible excuse for vacation lodging...This place was advertised as "1 bedroom" when in reality it is a studio with no privacy from others. Everything inside is old, outdated, decrepit and falling apart. Would never stay in unit 624 again...see pictures!More

    Thank Dre C
    Response from ElMatadorRentals, Manager at El MatadorResponded June 7, 2017

    We are very sorry to hear that you were not happy with your accommodations. We try to be as transparent as possible and post up to date photos of every angle of every room. We do offer studios, 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom condominiums. We...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Tennis Court
    • Outdoor pool
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • $156 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 316
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    • Fort Walton Beach
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    Room & Suite (15)
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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
    "Look for dates after Labor Day for the best deals and the water is warm and so is the air."
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    "Buildings 3 and 4 are closest to the beach."
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    "room 118 in building 1"
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    "As these are privately owned condominiums, rates and amenities will vary."
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