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manteca, United States
Reviewed 8 January 2015

my wife and I have been coming to this hotel for many years, as the ocean views and ambience are excellent... we always appreciate the friendly service... fireplaces in the rooms and at night on the bluffs are a bonus...

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2Thank Frederick A
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 8 January 2015

This BW is truly a well-kept secret. Our pool side room was spacious and had wonderful amenities. The outdoor fire pit was an added bonus. Close to the town of Cambria with lovely shops and restaurants. Would stay here again if our travels bring us back to the area.

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3Thank Anna K
Reviewed 7 January 2015

After vacationing in San Francisco after Christmas, we planned to break up the drive to Orange County by staying in San Simeon. We weren't expecting much from any hotel in San Simeon - just a place to put our heads on some pillows for the night. Well, what a great surprise!! Rooms with wood-burning fireplaces; adjacent to a well-kept park...

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2Thank Wallace T
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 6 January 2015

This hotel puts the BEST in Best Western. The setting is unsurpassed. Our oceanfront room rivals any location for beach beauty and tidal sound effects to soothe you to sleep. The food at the restaurant is delicious and our room is gorgeous--including the VERY comfortable bed. A+++. A gem.

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2Thank H0ust0nAdventurer
Covina, United States
Reviewed 5 January 2015

For the views, hospitality, and cleanliness the Best Western Cavalier is impossible to beat. When we plan to go to the central coast, this is the only place we consider. We love the fire place in the room. And we always meet wonderful people around the outside fireplaces.

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2Thank Jackie S
Reviewed 5 January 2015

This is the best place to stay when visiting the area. Convenient to Hearst Castle, or traveling up the coast. Bed is super comfortable and room came equipped with all needed amenities. The beach access and fire pits makes this a great place!

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Encinitas, California
Reviewed 4 January 2015

My wife and I love this place. The property is adjacent to the beach and ocean and I love to go to sleep to the sound of the waves crashing on the beach. The staff here is very helpful. And, the resort is very dog friendly to well behaved dogs and their owners. If you are traveling to the Hearst...

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2Thank Mark w
Rancho Palos Verdes, United States
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Room was very comfy with ocean view and mini fridge, Keurig and wood stove in the room. Hotel restaurant was very responsive to room service requests. Room service prices were the same as the restaurant prices with no extra delivery charge. The hotel is just a few miles from Hearst Castle which we enjoyed visiting again.

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1Thank Michael M
Fairfield, CA
Reviewed 3 January 2015

A little pricey, but very lovely. You are right on the ocean. Many units have a balcony with a patio that opens out onto ocean views. Robes included and a nice restaurant with room service. It ia always a treat to go there. Love the views of the ocean.

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Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 3 January 2015

We were looking for a place to stay near Hearst Castle, and had a few requirements: two day minimum NOT required, on the beach side of highway, not too expensive, rooms with 2 queen beds. This place met all the criteria and we were very pleasantly surprised on arrival. It is about mid-way between Cambria and the turn off for...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Full-service hotel, the only oceanfront resort property in San Simeon, situated 3 miles south of Hearst Castle. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cavalier Oceanfront Resort

Address: 9415 Hearst Drive, San Simeon, CA 93452-9724 (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Cavalier Oceanfront Resort)
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Simeon
Price Range: $193 - $381 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Cavalier Oceanfront Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 90
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Cavalier Oceanfront Hotel San Simeon
Best Western San Simeon
San Simeon Best Western
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in San Simeon
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“This hotel offers easy visits to Hearst Castle, Elephant Seal Colony, & ocean kayaking in Cambria.”
 of 5 bubbles 523yenia, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Buy better toilet paper. It was rough and thin. Put screens on sliders. Bathroom could be painted fresh. Maybe take off brown bedspread and just use white duvets or sheets, so they can be wash after every visit. Microwaves would be nice. Maybe BBQ for use .”
 of 5 bubbles W9083GJtinac, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for ground floor ocean side”
 of 5 bubbles DonnaLSauve, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“upstairs on Kings row”
 of 5 bubbles donf780, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“This motel is not "elegant", it's a "beach bungalow" type location. The rooms are clean and plain. There is a fireplace, fridge and mini bar. Most rooms have a patio and in the oceanfront rooms you can spend your entire stay just relaxing on it. ”
 of 5 bubbles moconnor818, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
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