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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 23 May 2015

I know I reviewed this Hotel last year, but it is worth reviewing again. So, the Top 10 reasons to stay at the Matador Oceanfront Resort - 10. They care deeply for this place. Having stayed two years in a row the week before Memorial Day I get to watch all of the time and detail they put into getting...

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Robert D, General Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

WOW! Thank you for such an awesome review. You got a first hand look of how hard we work to have this place ready for the summer. We hope to see you again next year.

NJ
Reviewed 18 May 2015

I book this motel based on all the good reviews. Check in went smooth when we arrived, staff very nice. Got to the room, it was OK. It wasn't a dump but it also wasn't what I expected based on reviews. I was starting to feel like it was a motel in another Seaside town with some of the guests...

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Robert D, General Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Terrie, We are disappointing to hear that you did not have a good experience while staying with us. I apologize for the TV not working. Our satellite was down for the day and unfortunately, our hands were tied until the repair tech arrived. Also, just a quick fact the room you stayed in was updated with completely new furniture, beds...

Marlton, New Jersey
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Pristine Room - Sparkling Pool - fabulous Beach- fantastic weekend. Peggy and my family having been vacationing in North Wildwood for many years. The staff and accommodation at the Matador are outstanding!!!!!!!!

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Robert D, General Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Frank, We are please to hear that you had a wonderful time here at the Matador. We are happy that you return year after year. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

This was our 2nd time staying at the Matador. We were down for the Mothers Day weekend special and this stay was just as great as the 1st time. The rooms are clean, the personnel are nice, friendly and accommodating. Love the two sundecks. Very family friendly environment. We definitely found our new place to stay and we will be...

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Robert D, General Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Barb, We are so pleased to hear that you and your family had a great time here at the Matador. We certainly hope to see you again.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 April 2015

I have stayed at the Matador, as well as the Harbor Light, which are both owned by the Del Monte family. We stayed at both motels for many ,many years. I can say without a doubt that they run the finest motels at the Jersey shore. The rooms are always spotlessly clean. They treat all guests like family, and take...

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Robert D, General Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Michael, Thank you for your wonderful review. Our staff woks hard to provide a clean family friendly environment at both of our properties. Hope to see you this summer.

Garden City, New York
Reviewed 21 April 2015

We have stayed at the Matador for the last three summers in mid August. The rooms are clean and well-kept. The location is second to none: right on the beach, steps from the beginning of the boardwalk. The kids love the pool, the playground and being right by all the action on the Boardwalk. Terrific views, especially from the deck...

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Robert D, General Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you and your family have such a great time hear at the Matador Oceanfront Resort. Thank you for your kind review. See you this summer.

Towson, Maryland
Reviewed 14 October 2014

We stayed her Columbus weekend for the soccer tournament. We have been coming to the tournament for years so I do have other Wildwood motel experiences to compare this place too. We had a room on the third floor ocean side. The room was small, but clean; no smell. The heat worked well. Easy to use thermostat. The location was...

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3Thank Paul_Towson_MD
Reviewed 26 September 2014

We have stayed at various places in wildwood over the years, Matador shines way over the others, Top Notch Place to stay! should get 10 stars, Super Clean, extremely well maintained, Office was pleasant and friendly. I will book there again without hesitation. close to beach and boardwalk and play area too. You wont be dissapointed !

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Boyertown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 19 September 2014

What a great place. The view is outrageous. The staff/family is friendly, informative, polite and very personable. FUN! What a great deal too! We will go every year for our getaway! Ready to book next year NOW! Awesome Place!

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Robert D, General Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Erik, So nice to hear you had a great stay and are coming back again. Enjoy your winter.

Hatboro, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 10 September 2014

I recently stayed at the Matador for a girls weekend and we had a wonderful time! It wasn't my first stay there, but because of the location, atmosphere, friendly owners and clean facilities, it's been a destination of choice for all of us and our families! I've often stayed at their other location, The Harbor Light, and my time at...

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Robert D, General Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Karen, It was great having you and your friends at the Matador for a much deserved break. Thank you for all the wonderful comments. See you next year.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family-owned and operated for more than 40 years, the Matador Oceanfront Resort is one of the most renowned North Wildwood NJ hotels located directly on the beach and boardwalk. Affordable rates for family vacations. Rooms, suites, vacation rentals. Hotel rates and specials available. Our hotel is on the beach, ocean and the boardwalk in North Wildwood NJ. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Matador Oceanfront Resort

Address: 16th and the Beach, 511 East 16th Avenue, North Wildwood, NJ 08260
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > North Wildwood
Price Range: ₹ 7,326 - ₹ 39,384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Matador Oceanfront Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 62
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Also Known As:
Matador Oceanfront Hotel North Wildwood
Matador Oceanfront Motel
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in North Wildwood
#4 Best Value Hotel in North Wildwood
#5 On the Beach Hotel in North Wildwood
#7 Family Hotel in North Wildwood
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