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Blue Mountains, Australia
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64 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015

The proprietors are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are basic but very comfortable. Breakfast is a continental one but there is plenty. The Matador is conveniently placed on the main drag into Coffs.

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

Thank you for your comments. We like to think that we make our guests welcome and that they enjoy a comfortable stay with us. It is always good to get feedback and to know you enjoyed your stay with us we look forward to welcoming you back when next in Coffs Harbour. More 

1 review
Reviewed 28 August 2015

The staff were lovely and very helpful. The motel is a bit old and basic but exceptionally well looked after and a few mod trimmings in the rooms to jazz it up a bit. There was attention to detail. Very clean and cosy, and complimentary breakfast at the door making it great value. Would stay again.

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

We would like to thank you for your feedback. The Motel was built in the 1970s but that does not mean that it cannot be clean and comfortable for our guests this is something we put a lot of effort into and its good to know that it is noticed. Thanks again More 

Murwillumbah
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Booked online and was pleasantly surprised; the Inn exceeded our expectations. Super clean and very well cared for. The bed was wonderfully comfortable and the room was tastefully furnished. And we enjoyed a complimentary hot chocolate from the coffee/tea station and a bottle of cold water each. Delightfully warm and helpful hosts too.

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

We appreciate your feedback and your time to write this review. We do pride ourselves on the cleanliness of the Motel and its good to know that it is noticed by our guests. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Armidale, Australia
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37 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

very comfortable king room, bed was enormous & comfortable, towels were lovely and soft. Room size good, chairs showing their age a little. Walking distance to main shopping area and eateries - ideal position for what we needed. would not hesitate to recommend staying here. Very friendly staff/owners.

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

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for this review we look forward to welcoming you again soon More 

1 review
Reviewed 4 August 2015

sue and steve took over this motel a few years ago and really gave it a nice modern make over but keeping the old charm too......... i stay a few times a years for work and they always treat me like a very important guest. often room upgrades and nothings too much trouble katrina

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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 feedback is appreciated. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Pottsville, Australia
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Rating reflects the most excellent customer service. Friendly, welcoming and obliging. Steve made us feel like family - thank you!. Stayed in room 18 which was everything we needed. Close to great restaurants and shops. Only stayed one night but we will be back for a longer stay.

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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 and for your kind comments. We look forward to your next visit when in Coffs Harbour. More 

Maroubra, Australia
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17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

This place was great although it was for just one night as a stop over between gold coast and Sydney. It was a great choice. Staff was friendly very welcoming and very caring and informative. Rooms were great and had everything we needed and more Comfy beds hot water and great wifi 😀 Steve even gave us local restaurant recommendations,... More 

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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 appreciate your feedback and look forward to welcoming you again More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Stayed here again on 15/7/2015 for one night, three of us my partner grand daughter and myself, great stopover on the way home to Sydney from Noosa, a bit noisy with trucks going past constantly but overall an excellent place to stay. If you are a light sleeper suggest you ask for a room at the back, we didn't have... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write this review we appreciate your feedback we do like to make our guests feel welcome we look forward to welcoming you again when next in Coffs Harbour More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 10 July 2015

We found the Motel to be very inviting with the beautiful plants that decorated the outside of the rooms. The room was very clean and our king size bed was extremely comfortable. The air cond. was really quiet which is important to me as I find it hard to sleep with the noise that most air cond. makes.The hosts (owners)... More 

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

Thank you for the recommendation it is always good to know that our guests enjoy their stay with us. We hope to see you again when next in Coffs Harbour More 

Sippy Downs, Australia
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2015

On arriving at the Matador Motel we were welcomed by the owners very warmly and then shown to our room (which is a first) and it was explained to us how everything worked in the room. On mentioning breakfast it was explained they could supply a continental breakfast for $10 per person the evening before which was promptly delivered to... More 

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

Thank you for your time taken to write this review and we appreciate your feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and thank you for the recommendation. We take great pride in making our guests stay enjoyable. We look forward to being able to welcome you back when next in Coffs Harbour. More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $121 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Matador Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Matador Hotel Coffs Harbour
Matador Motel Coffs Harbour
Matador Motor Inn Coffs Harbour, South Pacific
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Coffs Harbour
#5 Business Hotel in Coffs Harbour
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“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”
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“Upstairs was quieter”
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