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Our Fort Walton Beach condos are located next to 17 miles of uninhabited beach. To make your Florida vacation as memorable as possible, our 12 acre beach resort offers an array of amenities which includes two pools, tennis and basketball courts, a fitness center, whirlpools, saunas and more! Our staff has dedicated themselves to making certain that the time you spend with us will be the most enjoyable vacation experience you've ever had. You'll experience recreation, sightseeing and world class dining all within minutes of our vacation resort. You'll find beautiful beaches, sugar white sand, emerald green water, one of a kind shops, magnificent scenery and everything else that makes for a perfect stay in paradise. Our Fort Walton Beach Condos are beautifully furnished and fully equipped for your comfort, convenience and offer stunning views where you can enjoy beautiful beach sunsets. Don't waste another minute, contact us today and book your dream vacation condo.
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Property amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot Tub
Tennis Court
Self-Serve Laundry
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Room features
Kitchenette
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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HOTEL STYLE
Ocean View
Mid-range
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
38Car recommended
Grade: 38 out of 100
15Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
1Attractionwithin 0.5 km
Reviews (136)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was a mandatory evacuation issued over the news due to Hurricane Michael. We missed out on 3 days of our vacation and the manager explained to us that even if the building was not standing and the facilities were not available due to damage...More

1  Thank Ladybuglisa
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Wonderful location right on the beach. View from our balcony was lovely. Pool was nice when you tired of the surf. Wi-fi everywhere, even the beach. Security monitored quietly all day. Very near convenient store and easy to find right on the main street. Very...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2018

Plenty of BED BUGS!! BEWARE!! Very old, worn out and ripping off furniture. It was a dream vacation ruined by bed bug bites for us. I had around 15-20 bites and my wife had almost 30-35 bed bug bites. we stayed in unit #530. The...More

1  Thank Jacob C
Response from Lori B, Manager at El MatadorResponded 27 August 2018

We are extremely sorry that this happened during your stay. Unfortunately in this industry, bedbugs occur. While it does not happen often, it does happen. When a unit is found to have bedbugs, it is removed from the rental program and professionally exterminated. The unit...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018

We have stayed at the El Matador off and on for several years and are usually very happy. While the area is still nice, I would definitely not recommend Unit 221. There are so many little things that make it unpleasant but the worst is...More

2  Thank PJSONY
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Unit 138 very dated. Pool was large and nice for families 2 good size pull out sofas. Had to pull tons of hair from shower drain to be able to stand with water in bottom of tub. They sprayed for bugs while we were here....More

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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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Room Tips
"live bed bugs, so many of them, avoid especially 530"
jacobcC2086ZX
24 Aug. 2018
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"Some rooms have beautiful views of the ocean or sound, others have views of the parking lot."
PJSONY
18 Aug. 2018
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"Rooms toward the beach in buildings 4 & 5 have the best views."
iskifreely
5 Aug. 2018
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"best beach views from building 3 or 4"
mrsparksalot
27 Jul. 2018
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PRICE RANGE
USD 171 - USD 243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
el matador hotel fort walton beach
LOCATION
United StatesFloridaFlorida PanhandleFort Walton Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
316
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