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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Paid for 6 people to stay. Room was only prepped for 4. Has a kitchen but nothing to cook with. Beds were not made with fitted sheets nor were the sheets that were on the bed tucked under the mattresses so when you got into bed you were laying on plastic!

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Gina D, Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Hi Sandie, We are so sorry that the room didn't have the requested number of towels and sheets that would accommodate 6 people. Did you call the front desk and request more? It is true that we do not have fitted sheets but we do put two sheets on the bed. One tucked all the way in and then a...

Glen Burnie
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We just stayed at the Matador for the last 3 nights, and I was very pleasantly surprised. I am used to staying at much newer, "fancier" resorts. Although the Matador was neither of those - one thing I can say it was ... is ... CLEAN! And that's really what matters most when I go away. I could not get...

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Gina D, Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. The couches are that way because of where we are located. We have had cloth before, but with the mix of people sitting on them in wet bathing suits from the pool, ocean and sand, they just didn't hold up and would get rather stinky...YUCK!...

Limerick, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We recently stayed at the matador ,we have been staying at the matador since 2008. We were pleased at the upgrades to our room such as the new sofa, new shower head and newer microwave, also the pool is open to 7pm . Everything is always outstanding as is all the staff. The Matador and Wildwood is and always will...

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Gina D, Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Hi Chuck and Joan, Thank you so much for your kind review. We love that you have been visiting us for 8+ years now. We appreciate that you recognize the improvements we've made over this past winter and know that more will be coming for next summer. See you again soon!

North Arlington, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 July 2016

I was totally surprised when I arrived here. Check in was a breeze and the woman was so friendly. She gave us coupons for places in the area and also recommended some places to eat other than the boardwalk. We had a room with the bedroom in the back with a door which was great for privacy if you are...

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Gina D, Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with and enjoyed the amenities that we offer. We hope you will stay with us again soon!

Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 30 June 2016

My extended family recently chose the Matador for our reunion. It was the perfect choice! The rooms were comfortable and well appointed, the staff was very helpful and friendly, the location was great, and we had the use of the Hospitality Room for several days. We all had a great time at the beach and the boardwalk. I'd like to...

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Gina D, Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Hi Claire, Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us for your family reunion. The hospitality room is a great perk and perfect gathering space for large groups. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 28 June 2016

The staff is friendly and helpful, the rates are very reasonable for an oceanfront experience; the accommodations are not fancy, but clean and comfortable, nice to have a kitchenette for a quick meal; right by the great boardwalk and a stroll to the beach; FANTASTIC PATIOS ON two different levels and great adult spa by the swimming pool; First visit,...

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Gina D, Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Hi Laurie, Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Muncy, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The motel was very clean and the staff were all friendly and helpful. The location of this motel is also very good. It is where the boardwalk starts in North Wildwood. I will definitely be going back again.

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Adamsburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We have been coming here for the past 6 summers and would not stay anywhere else. The staff are so courteous and attentive to any needs you may have. The property is kept up clean. The rooms are comfortable and exactly what we need for our family. Just left there yesterday and already made my reservations for next year. Thanks...

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Gina D, Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Hi Sue! Thank you so much! We love having you and look forward to seeing you next year!

Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The Good: Located at the end of the North Wildwood boardwalk with an unobstructed ocean view. Decent size pool w/ limited pool chairs. 2 open and nice decks. The fourth floor deck has great views and lots of chairs / tables w/ umbrellas - very relaxing and beautiful in the morning. The Bad: ANTS! Ants from day 1 of our...

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Gina D, Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Hi Jon, We are very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. To our knowledge, no one reported ants in their room to the office. If we knew such a thing, please know that we would have immediately called a pest control company to take care of such a thing. It is not in our...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We have made this resort a family tradition for the last 10 years. Our rooms have always been clean. Located at the far end of the boardwalk, having a small playground in front and easy access to the beach makes this an easy choice for our annual trip "Down the Shore". Multiple grills and a pools make it a no...

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Gina D, Manager at Matador Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We are so glad to be part of your family tradition. We are aware that the wifi isn't up to snuff and are working diligently to make it more accessible.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • 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: $142 - $765 (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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