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The Matador

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The Matador (previously the Hacienda Motel) is now under new ownership and currently being totally renovated. For the budget conscious we still have our yet to be renovated rooms which includes our economy rooms, family rooms and classic twin rooms. For those looking for something modern & fresh be sure to try our fully renovated rooms which includes our Corporate, Deluxe King and Renovated Twin rooms. We have also just completed our new Studio Apartments. This 54 room property is just a 2 min walk to the center of town, Lake Gutheridge and a similar distance from the Port of Sale precinct which houses "The Wedge" Entertainment Centre, new Art Gallery, Library & Information Centre. Room rates are competitive and offer guests from 3 star (the older rooms) to 4 star (the refurbished standard) accommodation and all with free wifi, free parking and a complimentary continental breakfast per room.
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Property amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
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All reviews king room continental breakfast the newly renovated rooms selection of cereals cold meats complimentary bottle yogurt included in the price an easy stroll young man at reception a wonderful job art gallery salami stayed for one night stay there again tea coffee ground floor
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The newly renovated room is very well appointed & comfortable. On arrival there is a welcome touch of chocolates & handy bottle of water. Customer service is excellent with friendly, helpful service with a smile. The continental breakfast included in room price is a bonus....More

Thank Di M
Response from Craig F, Manager at The MatadorResponded 1 week ago

Hi Di M, We love hearing such positive feedback from our guests. We are very proud of how far we have come in the last 2 years since we've taken over. We have a wonderful team of staff who work hard everyday and they will...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have chosen The matador for a stopover on my way to Philip island . As am driving from Merimbula and arriving late , hotel actually dropped me an email to remind me on their reception closing at 7pm and provide instructions for late check in...More

Thank ngfrey
Response from Craig F, Manager at The MatadorResponded 1 week ago

Hi ngfrey, We are glad you enjoyed your complimentary upgrade. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and if you are passing through Sale again don't hesitate to contact us. We enjoyed accommodating you. Warmest Regards Craig, Alicia & The Matador Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One cannot say enough of The Matador hence our returning stays so much so that I have to do two in one review if we do one night on way to Merimbula and one night stay on our return home. Our last stay was over...More

Thank Vet6869
Response from Craig F, Manager at The MatadorResponded 1 week ago

Hi Folks, As always its a pleasure having you stay with us. I will pass your wonderful feedback onto our team who do work hard to provide the level of service and cleanliness we strive to achieve. Comments like yours tell us we are doing...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice motel in a good quite location, just a short stroll to the centre of town. Rooms were modern, very clean and a good size. Friendly staff willing to help with anything we needed. Great value for money motel in Sale.More

Thank WayneJ1964
Response from Craig F, Manager at The MatadorResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Wayne, We are happy to hear that you found good value in your recent stay with us. Thanks for taking the time to leave a review and choosing to stay at The Matador. We hope to see you again on your next visit to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed two nights in one of the rooms that hadn't been renovated but it was clean. The location was an easy walk to several of the reasonable restaurants in Sale. The continental breakfast was good, coffee from the Nespresso machine hit the spot and...More

Thank Barrie F
Response from Craig F, Manager at The MatadorResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Barrie, Glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us and found good value in our hotel. Thank you for leaving a review and next time you visit be sure to try one of our newly renovated rooms. We are sure you...More

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"Any room is a good room there are no shocks waiting for you and yours during your stay."
Vet6869
4 weeks ago
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"King room was great"
Channers-on-Norfolk
8 Aug 2018
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"The recently renovated trooms are really good."
G8707ZCgarys
5 Aug 2018
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"Rooms facing to the South side are quieter at night (avoiding street frontage) however overall it was..."
SurfKidz
26 Jun 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$74 - US$98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
AustraliaVictoriaGippslandSale
NUMBER OF ROOMS
54
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