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    El Matador

    909 Santa Rosa Blvd, Okaloosa Island, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-5979
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 25 March 2016

    My family and I have been staying at El Matador for many many years. We have the most beautiful views at El Matador, this place really is the best place in town if you are looking for a slower pace and place to really relax...More

    2  Thank Nick H
    Response from ElMatadorRentals, Manager at El MatadorResponded 26 March 2016

    Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay. We are very happy that you enjoyed your vacation at El Matador. We hope that we will have the pleasure of providing your accommodations the next time you visit beautiful Okaloosa Island.

    Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

    The condos are individually owned so will vary in their finishes considerably This may explain wide variation in pricing The grounds are kept incredibly well. There's both a heated pool and larger unheated pool. The beach is very very nice with direct access. The entire...More

    1  Thank Kari P
    Response from ElMatadorRentals, Manager at El MatadorResponded 24 February 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We are very happy that you enjoyed the El Matador and hope that we will have the pleasure of providing your accommodations the next time you visit beautiful Okaloosa Island.

    Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

    I booked a room on 12 January for 14 April since that time, there has been a change of plans. Today I called to cancel the room, it has been exactly 14 days since I booked. I was informed, the DO NOT have a cancellation...More

    1  Thank Nancy B
    Response from ElMatadorRentals, Manager at El MatadorResponded 27 January 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We offer travel insurance to all of our guests to protect their investment should they need to cancel. You chose to decline that insurance. We also go a step further and offer to refund $200.00...More

    Reviewed 26 January 2016

    Me and my family have went here many times on and off through the years and we are always pleased with the rooms and prices. The grounds are nice and well manicured.The hotel is at the end of Santa Rosa Blvd. so you have the...More

    Thank tashatrip
    Reviewed 14 September 2015

    Fun was had by all- we had a group of 18, ages 5 to 65! Check in was easy. The beach was awesome, weather was great, and the water was clear with one day of a little seaweed. The umbrella and chair rental guy did...More

    3  Thank arhutt78
    Response from ElMatadorRentals, Manager at El MatadorResponded 15 September 2015

    Thank you for reviewing your stay. We are so happy that you enjoyed your vacation and hope to see you again in the future.

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Tennis Court
    • Outdoor pool
    • Hot Tub
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    • US$ 151 - US$ 226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 316
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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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    "room 118 in building 1"
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    "As these are privately owned condominiums, rates and amenities will vary."
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