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El Matador

909 Santa Rosa Blvd, Okaloosa Island, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-5979
Apr 9 Apr 10
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    All reviews okaloosa island stayed in building basketball court large closet hour security job of keeping security guard air force base paper towels white sugar sand living room direct access exercise room condo complex family vacation short walk to the beach awesome location a great place to stay full kitchen great condo
    Reviewed 17 July 2016

    My room was 623. The furnishings were old and worn out. Bathtub was so gross I couldn't use it. The beach and access were perfect. Probably would not stay again. It's a shame because it was a great location.More

    Response from ElMatadorRentals, Manager at El Matador

    Thank you for reviewing your stay. We are very sorry to hear that you were not happy with your accommodations and apologized for the condition of your unit. We are currently in the process of taking the necessary steps to rectify the issue with the...More

    Reviewed 22 June 2016

    This is a great place! Unit 363 is on the top floor and has a perfect view of the gulf and the pool! We sat on the balcony every morning and watched the dolphins. The resort is clean and well maintained. The guards are always...More

    Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

    El Matador is a great place to go with the family. My daughters and their families rented a condo for the week that slept 9. There were 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. One bedroom has a queen, a bunk with a double on the bottom...More

    Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

    We stayed in Destin in the same resort for the past 10 years at least 3 times a year.We knew almost every unit and resort started to get crowded which is not my thing. And than out of the blue we discovered EL MATADOR.Now this...More

    Response from ElMatadorRentals, Manager at El Matador

    Thank you for taking the time to review your stay! We are very happy that you enjoyed your vacation! Thank you for all the kind words and we hope we have the pleasure of seeing you again the next time you visit this area.

    Reviewed 5 June 2016

    Stayed at El Matador recently. It was a very nice place to stay. I really loved the family feel of this place and the setting is very peaceful. There are many things to do: two pools,tennis courts, a workout room, hot tubs, saunas, etc. The...More

    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Tennis Court
    • Hot Tub
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Which buildings are beachfront? We want a view from the room.
    12 March 2017|
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    Response from ElMatadorRentals | Property representative |
    Buildings 3 and 4 sit directly on the beach.
    Is there a kiddie pool?
    18 January 2017|
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    Response from ElMatadorRentals | Property representative |
    No, we do not have a kiddie pool.
    Jenny C
    Do you offer transportation to go to the pier?
    8 November 2016|
    Response from ElMatadorRentals | Property representative |
    No, but there is a trolly that runs frequently throughout the day that will get you there.
    Room Tips
    "Buildings 3 and 4 are closest to the beach."
    AnnF886, 2 months agoRead review
    "room 118 in building 1"
    Marshall B, 7 months agoRead review
    "As these are privately owned condominiums, rates and amenities will vary."
    ScottyWood1927, 7 months agoRead review
    "You have great views of the water if you are on a higher floor."
    marynewpherwitt, 10 months agoRead review
    "ask for gulf view bldg. 4"
    John R, over a year agoRead review
    "Some units are dated. Always look at pictures before booking. Building 3 and 4 have best beach views."
    Shea510, over a year agoRead review
    "Try to get a room on the 1st floor!"
    Ramona K, over a year agoRead review
    "If you don't want to walk as far to the beach choose one of the buildings closer to it - but I found..."
    jhd28, over a year agoRead review
    "most of these units are rented through rental companies; buildings 3 and 4 are closest to the beach and will..."
    Anna Y, over a year agoRead review
    "If you look on the web site it will tell you how the room numbers correspond to the location. for Us 324..."
    cmcdpd, over a year agoRead review
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