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4.3 out of 5

"Very comfortable room which had recently been upgraded. Had great decor and a very comfortable bed. Continental breakfast was very good and the sta ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 26 Aug 2018

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Hotel Description

At The Matador, you'll be 39.1 km (24.3 mi) from Ninety Mile Beach and 45.5 km (28.3 mi) from Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park. Highlights at this motel include free continental breakfast, an outdoor swimming pool and free self parking.

Flat-screen TVs with digital channels are featured in all 54 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, coffee/tea makers and hairdryers. Fridges, irons/ironing boards and free toiletries are also available.

This motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a garden and free newspapers in the lobby. Other amenities include a conference centre and laundry facilities. Free breakfast is available on weekdays between 6:30 AM and 9:30 AM and on weekends between 7:30 AM and 9:30 AM.

Sights within a 15-minute walk of this Sale motel include Gippsland Centre and Victoria Park.

Budget Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$100* Per night/room 15 Dec. - 16 Dec.

Renovated Corporate Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Refurbished Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

One Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Renovated Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

The Matador ratings based on 126 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Matador

Everyone (89) Business (1) Couples (15) Family (18)
5 out of 5

Posted by on 8 Dec. 2019

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9 Dec. 2019 by Craig

Thank you for staying and leaving a 5 out of 5 rating. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Warmest Regards Craig, Alicia and The Matador Team

4 out of 5

Posted by on 7 Dec. 2019

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9 Dec. 2019 by Craig

Thank you for staying and leaving a rating. We arte glad you enjoyed your stay. Warmest Regards Craig, Alicia and The Matador Team

5 out of 5
The ease of checking in and location of all facilities

Posted by on 30 Nov. 2019

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6 Dec. 2019 by Craig

Hello Anonymous, Thank you for such a high rating. We are glad you found our check-in process to be smooth and easy. Glad to hear that you took advantage of our central location. Thank you for choosing to stay with us. Warmest Regards Craig, Alicia and The Matador Team

5 out of 5
The warm welcome, extra touches & breakfast included were great thank you

Posted by on 20 Nov. 2019

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20 Nov. 2019 by Craig

Hello Anonymous, We are delighted to hear that you felt welcome and enjoyed your complimentary breakfast, chocolate and water. Thank you for staying with us and leaving your review. Warmest Regards Craig, Alicia and The Matador Team

5 out of 5
The Matador was such an unexpected stop over. We loved the room, and the ammenities were spot on. Fantastic buffet breakfast in a lovely atmosphere. Obviously run by people who care about customer service. We will definitely be back!

Posted by on 18 Nov. 2019

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19 Nov. 2019 by Craig

Hello Anonymous, Thank you for your kind words and we appreciate you choosing to stay with us. We love hearing that our guests are happy with their stay. Warmest Regards Craig, Alicia and The Matador Team

4 out of 5

Posted by on 15 Nov. 2019

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19 Nov. 2019 by Craig

Thank you for the rating and staying with us. Warmest Regards Craig, Alicia and The Matador Team

5 out of 5
The service was fantastic, they were extremely accommodating and, I had forgot to phone through to let them no I would require a late check in. But they contacted me and provided me with all the instructions it was great

Posted by on 15 Nov. 2019

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19 Nov. 2019 by Craig

Hi Anonymous, We are glad to hear that you appreciated our service and we love hearing such positive feedback. Thanks for choosing to stay with us. Warmest Regards Craig, Alicia and The Matador Team

4 out of 5
Very good value for what you get; well priced for the budget-conscious traveller with breakfast included.

Posted by on 13 Nov. 2019

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19 Nov. 2019 by Craig

Hi Anonymous, We are happy that you found good value in your stay with us. Thank you for the review. Warmest Regards Craig, Alicia and The Matador Team

4 out of 5

Posted by on 30 Oct. 2019

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31 Oct. 2019 by Craig

Hello and thank you for your rating. Looks like you were happy with your stay. Warmest Regards Craig, Alicia and The Matador Team

5 out of 5

Posted by on 27 Oct. 2019

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27 Oct. 2019 by Craig

Thank you for your rating. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay. Warmest Regards Craig, Alicia and The Matador Team

Property Features

Free breakfast is available daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. The Matador also features an outdoor pool, a garden, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Sale motel.

  • 54 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 4 buildings
  • Built in 1970
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Conference centre
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) (234.8 km / 145.9 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Matador offers 54 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free continental breakfast on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM and at the weekend from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 7 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 8 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:30 AM - 8 PM.
Guests arriving after 7 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.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Guests must contact this hotel in advance to reserve a crib (infant bed). Contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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.

  • One child stays free
  • Only service animals are allowed
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts
  • Debit cards

Hotel Names

  • The Matador Sale
  • Hacienda Sale
  • The Matador Motel
  • The Matador Motel Sale

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.

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