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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 November 2015

We stayed for 3 nights at the Matador and were happy with our choice. It is a basic hotel however it was comfortable, handy to shops and amenities and well equipped. A positive for me was that the coffee they supplied was Moccona!! My only negative is that being close to the highway there was some traffic noise. Managers Steve...

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Steve P, Owner at Matador Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review we are pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back the next time you are in Coffs Harbour

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Conveniently located just off the main highway through Coff's Harbour but not overly troubled by traffic noise, the Matador Motor Inn is a pleasant little motel with friendly owners and comfortable rooms. Looks to have been recently renovated, with some new fittings and furnishings.

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Steve P, Owner at Matador Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review your time is appreciated and we value your feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the future

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Very helpful owners even when locked out of the room on a late night return, happy to give us friendly advise on where to eat and what to do. Rooms very clean and comfortable, only downside was traffic noise.

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Steve P, Owner at Matador Motor Inn, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Thank you for your feedback it is appreciated

Reviewed 18 October 2015

Hotel wasn't too bad, had the essential items available in all hotels and clean. Friendly staff, location very easy to find and accessible to city, beaches, with a 10min drive to the mall. Did not access the pool, however the kids said it wasn't very clean or good, hence why there was no one there. Getting on to the highway...

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Steve P, Owner at Matador Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback it is important to us. I do not understand the comment regarding the pool as we have a special valet service which keeps the pool clean and sparkling the only thing I can think of would maybe a few leaves from the stronger than normal winds we experience during your stay. We thank you for...

Sydney
Reviewed 7 October 2015

was clean and tidy & they have put some effort in to public area décor room was clean but door to bathroom didn't close properly bed very un comfy way too much noisy through the night with the trucks the lady at reception was lovely

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Steve P, Owner at Matador Motor Inn, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that the noise from the highway disturbed your stay with us.Unfortunately we are sittuated on a main highway and have no control of the trafic that use it. We checked the door in the bathroom and adjusted accordingly thank you for bringing this to our attention. We are surprised that you found the bed uncomfortable...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 October 2015

The staff are very friendly and helpful, they show you to your room and explain all the light switches, air con switch, TV switch and show you the fridge and refreshments provided for your stay. This included fresh cold bottled water to each room, with the normal tea coffee and biscuits with plenty of milk available. the beds were extremely...

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Steve P, Owner at Matador Motor Inn, responded to this review

We are very pleased to receive your review and appreciate your positive feedback we look forward to seeing you again soon in Coffs Harbour. It is also good to see that some of our guests understand where our motel is sittuated in relation to the highway.Thanks again

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

This isn't a bad hotel, it is clean and convenient with friendly staff. It is a place to stay on the way up the coast, but if you get a room closer to the highway end it isn't a quiet place to stay. The staff provided some great advice on local hidden delights.

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Steve P, Owner at Matador Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments your time is appreciated. We are on a major highway and there is some noise from the traffic however if when booking you mention in the guest comment section that you are a light sleeper we can where possible allocate a room as far away from the highway as availability will allow. Thanks again for...

Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed here on our way to QLD and had a family room. We found the location very convenient, the staff extremely friendly and helpful and as you would expect the rooms were nice and clean. Highly recommend to anyone short staying in Coff's Harbour.

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Steve P, Owner at Matador Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thnak you for your feedback your time is appreciated. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 15 September 2015

For the past five years, I needed a place to stay when I come down for the World Rally Championship. Great customer service and when they welcome you by name everytime, its a place I look forward to every year.

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Steve P, Owner at Matador Motor Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback. We do try to make all our guest feel welcome and keep the motel as homely as possible It is good to know that you enjoyed your stay with us we look forward to seeing when next in Coffs Harbour

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Travelling through so needed a bed for the night, used booking.com to book this hotel as it was after 6pm when we arrived. The lady was very welcoming on arrival and gave us a run down on Coffs Harbour and local eateries. It was really appreciated that she took the time with us being out of town. Room was sufficient...

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Steve P, Owner at Matador Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your time writing this review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again when next in Coffs Harbour

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Matador Motor Inn has been operating continuously for more than 40 years and been a home away from home in Coffs Harbour for thousands of guests. In fact the Matador is one of the most popular stop-overs for travellers on the Pacific Highway travelling between Sydney and Brisbane. We have completed numerous refurbishments so now more than ever the Matador is a fabulous choice if you are looking for boutique style motel accommodation. You can enjoy a stay in clean and comfortable rooms. We offer a choice of room configurations: from premium queen and king rooms to twin and family room options. All rooms offer comfortable beds, quality interiors and amenities, LED TVs, Foxtel, ipod docking stations, Lanovera personal products, a tea and coffee larder with quality supplies, toaster, kettle, iron and ironing board and private dining space. All rooms face due north and upper level offers district views. Select family rooms offer a private balcony. We offer an outdoor pool and guest lounge to relax and enjoy as well as a quality, in-room breakfast package. Select pet-friendly rooms are also available, but regretfully we only accept small dogs 10kg and under. Not only is the Matador a regular choice for holidaymakers, it is also very popular with business travellers. We offer free WIFI, a desk area for your laptap or tablet and lounge access. Regular corporate clients are also eligible for special corporate rates so please make inquiries with our friendly team. The Matador provides off street and undercover parking but we must limit parking to one car per room.We wish you safe travels! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Matador Motor Inn

Address: 11 Grafton St, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Coffs Harbour
Price Range: $115 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Matador Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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Matador Motel Coffs Harbour
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“Upper floors may be better but there are no lifts.”
 of 5 bubbles sanjayk468, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“You have to expect some noise because you are close to the highway however, there was no discomfort and any noise was minimal.”
 of 5 bubbles geoffdwebb, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor easier access to room but they have a area to unload your car prior to parking. Both our ground floor end units were quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles jodib389, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We were Dow the back,probably best”
 of 5 bubbles 462susanw, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Easy access to room but i guess not suitable for people with physical disability”
 of 5 bubbles sagarpacif, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
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