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    El Matador

    909 Santa Rosa Blvd, Okaloosa Island, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-5979
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    Overview
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    1 - 5 of 113 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This was our third of fourth visit to the complex and it did not disappoint. We stayed in unit 415 for a week; The unit itself was well maintained. My only suggestion would be to update both the TV's; I was not able to unit...More

    Thank Marvin H
    Response from ElMatadorRentals, Manager at El MatadorResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking the time to review your stay and are happy to hear that you had a great time. We are forwarding your suggestion regarding the TV's to the owner of the unit. We hope to have the pleasure of providing your accommodations...More

    Reviewed 13 October 2017

    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 23 July 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 18 July 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 20 July 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 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.

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    About
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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
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Tennis Court
    • Outdoor pool
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$151 - US$228 (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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    brinlance1
    3 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
    12 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
    18 January 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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