85.0% Based on 137 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 out of 5

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Hotel Description

3.5-star beachfront condo resort near Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

On the beach

Within 3 miles (5 km) of this Fort Walton Beach condo resort, you'll find Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park and Emerald Coast Convention Center. Okaloosa Island Pier and Wild Willy's Adventure Zone are also within 3 miles (5 km).

2 outdoor pools

2 outdoor pools, 2 outdoor tennis courts, and a fitness center are all featured at this smoke-free condo resort. Enjoy the 2 spa tubs and perks like free WiFi. There's a sauna on site, and laundry facilities and barbecue grills are also offered.

Free WiFi, kitchens

The 108 condos feature well-equipped kitchens with refrigerators and microwaves, as well as free WiFi and balconies. Sofa beds, TVs, and coffee/tea makers are also available.

Room, 2 Bedrooms, View

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Room, 2 Bedrooms, Ground Floor

Bed Count 5 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Room, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Room, 1 Bedroom, View

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.SofaBed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.SofaBed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 Bedroom, View

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.SofaBed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

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85.0% of guests recommend out of 137 reviews

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Property Features

As a guest of El Matador, you'll find 2 outdoor swimming pools and 2 spa tubs along with outdoor tennis courts, a sauna, and a fitness center. WiFi is free in public spaces. A library, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills are also featured at El Matador. This 3.5-star Fort Walton Beach condominium resort is smoke free.

  • 108 guestrooms or units
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Library
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Sofa bed
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Fort Walton Beach, FL (VPS-Northwest Florida Regional) (18.6 km / 11.6 mi)
  • Parking:

Room Amenities

El Matador offers 108 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodations at this 3.5-star condominium resort have kitchens with refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Private balcony
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • Television
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Hair dryer available
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Nearby Activities

2 outdoor swimming pools and 2 spa tubs are on site. Other recreational amenities include outdoor tennis courts, a sauna, and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Fishing on site
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Basketball on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 25

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 5 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests arriving after 5 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

 

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • Resort fee

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

  • El Matador
  • El Matador Condo
  • El Matador Condo Fort Walton Beach
  • El Matador Fort Walton Beach
  • El Matador Hotel Fort Walton Beach

You should know

  • The total price shown includes a resort fee.