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Sacramento
Reviewed 9 November 2014

Best Western Cavalier is a beautifully located property, right on the ocean in San Simeon with a stairway to the lovely beach. The owners have gone above and beyond in attending to details. Outdoor fireplaces are lit before sunset, pots of geraniums line the outer walls, rooms are spacious and well stocked with amenities. Our room had a fireplace and...

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1Thank annban09
Casino, Australia
Reviewed 9 November 2014

stayed here one night. was lovely. large clean rooms. comfy bed. sitting room with 2 lounge chairs as well as 2 rocking chairs out on balcony overlooking beach. had a great sleep. loved it when they lit bonfires on the beach at dusk so you can sit around sipping wine meeting with other guests. had room service which was not...

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1Thank gidgetsurf
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2014

This hotel is more of a motel with individual rooms accessed via an outside verandah (reminded me of Butlins chalet blocks!). Rooms were clean and beds comfortable but the bathroom situation was a little strange as no washbasin in bathroom, just shower and toilet, you had to come out to wash your hands. Location on the beach is nice, with...

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1Thank Denise S
Reviewed 8 November 2014

Almost hesitant to write a review because it is so nice that I am afraid people will flock here. Rooms with white water ocean view, with easy access to the beach. Watching sunsets from the private deck. Near Cambria, a foodie heaven of a town on the central coast. Very pleasant staff. Hearst Castle is an easy drive away. And,...

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1Thank 599lucyy
Reviewed 6 November 2014

Very pleasantly surprised with the Cavalier Oceanfront Resort. We stayed in room 271. King oceanview, upstairs, fireplace, balcony. The waves were crashing outside our room. Loved the quality of the whole place. You won't be disappointed. Better than expected.

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1Thank cindyo623
Cypress, California
Reviewed 5 November 2014

My hubby and I were on a road trip up to Big Sur for our anniversary. We stayed in San Simeon one night. After much research,,,,and Im a researcher,,,,I decided on this Cavalier Oceanfront Resort. We were coming into the hotel on Oct 30 from Hearst Castle. We were dead tired from the fun day. The guys that work at...

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3Thank AprilmlcPeck
Thousand Oaks, California
Reviewed 4 November 2014

One of the most beautiful rocky oceanfront hotels that is also affordable for an occasional vacation. Hurst Castle is nearby as is the Elephant Seal Rookery that is home to 20,000 elephant seals at various times of the year. A viewing walkway lets you see them up close but safely away. January 15 through February 15 is when most of...

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5Thank Sandra M
San Simeon, United States
Reviewed 4 November 2014

We drove up the coast for our delayed honeymoon and found the views fantastic. The room was comfortable. Even tho we had a disturbing experience with a foreign creature ending up in the bed at 3.30a.m. the staff was very accommodating and apologetic and quickly got us another room. Even with this (now funny) experience, we would consider staying here...

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2Thank Montie G
Clovis, United States
Reviewed 3 November 2014

I have stayed at this hotel many times and have never been dissatisfied. I would recommend it anyone. I was pleased to see how pet friendly the hotel is. The staff was very attentive and friendly. I will continue to stay at this hotel every time I am in the area. I really enjoy the nightly fire pits out on...

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1Thank Sonny P
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 2 November 2014

Don't get me wrong: the place is set up gorgeously, just South of San Simeon Bay, offering sweeping and spectacular views of the Pacific coast. It is also clean, classy, comfortable and has that touch of coziness that the fireplace gives any room. And you'll need the fireplace in the chilly nights by the ocean, even if it's mid-august. It...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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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: $194 - $375 (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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“If asking for a double, ask for rooms at the end with the ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles outoftowners99, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms have balcony. Very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles beachy15, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles 91brandil, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were upstairs and did not have any trouble with noise.”
 of 5 bubbles J4923RUmichelleh, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get the rooms that face directly at the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles P9555RBjamesg, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
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