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  • Excellent57%
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Reviewed 6 July 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 7 July 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 6 June 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 Everything inside is old, outdated, decrepit and falling apart.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 8 June 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

Reviewed 28 May 2017

El Matador is a large condo complex at the end of Santa Rosa Blvd. in Fort Walton Beach. The property is private, with guard access and feels safe and secluded... even though it is just a few blocks from the shops and restaurants of Fort...More

Thank mariagloria
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Looking for a peaceful time on sugar white sand beaches these condos are a great value right on the water w/amenities than El Matador is the place to go. Families are the norm with 2 pools and 1800 ft of direct beach then add 16.5...More

1  Thank LarryMSyputa
Response from ElMatadorRentals, Manager at El MatadorResponded 3 May 2017

We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We hope to have the pleasure of providing your accommodations the next time you visit our beautiful area.

Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed 4/1/17-4/6/17 in room 428! Beautiful clean room! Great views of the ocean and pool. Enjoyed some hot tub time on the cool night after the rain with my husband and friends! Peaceful, quite and respectable place! ❤️🏝👌🏻

1  Thank Jenny C
Response from ElMatadorRentals, Manager at El MatadorResponded 10 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We are happy to hear that you had a great time and hope that we will have the pleasure of providing your accommodations next time you visit the area.

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Meeting Rooms
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hot Tub
Tennis Court
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$179 - US$353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$179 - US$353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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brinlance1
4 May 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
13 March 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
19 January 2017|
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Response from ElMatadorRentals | Property representative |
No, we do not have a kiddie pool.
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"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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