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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 21 November 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Great location on the beach and had fun chatting to other guests next to the beachside fire pits. Rooms very comforable. Easy access to Hearst Castle. Would recommend to others and would stay here again.

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Atascadero, California, United States
Reviewed 20 November 2014

My wife and I spent 3 days (2 nights) at the Cavalier Inn celebrating our anniversary, what a great decision! The staff is exemplary, from the waiters at the wonderful restaurant to the cleaning crew. We were pampered with an ocean-front room with a luxurious king-bed, the sound of the surf lulled us to sleep each evening while we watched...

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Moon Township, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 19 November 2014

while looking for a hotel in this area was a little worried because they all seemed so old. settled on best western and prayed for the best. what a surprise it was. benches on the property to sit and stare at the ocean if you want also fire pits volleyball courts. also a pretty good restaurant at the hotel. food...

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Houston, TX
Reviewed 18 November 2014

WOW... I never thought I would be giving 4 stars to a Best Western...this place more than earned it...almost 5 stars. This has to be one of the most romantic places we've ever stayed at on the West Coast. After visiting Hearst Castle, we decided to stay in the area one more night before driving up the Pacific Coast Highway...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2014

I wanted to like this hotel - it was the top reviewed hotel in a perfect location close to Hearst Castle. The rooms though were tired, we had ants in the bathroom which meant it unpleasant to use. For the money - and we booked through an Expedia secret deal - it was expensive and not good value.

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Seaside, California
Reviewed 18 November 2014

My wife and I spent a Saturday night here celebrating a friend's 75th birthday. This was a hotel that my friend and her significant other retreat to whenever they have some occasion to celebrate. They asked us to join them on this trip. Our check-in was efficient, professional, and the front-end clerks were very friendly. We found our second story...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2014

We travelled from San Francisco to San Simeon using Route 1 all the way. Having toured Hearst Castle we then stayed overnight at the Best Western Oceanfront Resort. Checkin was welcoming and informative. Rooms were just what we needed, Sizable, very clean and great views and noise from the sea. A great stay and highly recommended.

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Located near to Hearst Castle on the Pacific Coast Highway, this made a convenient overnight stop on our journey. Our room was annexed from the main / reception area. We were given an upgrade for our one night stay. Our room opened up onto a beach / common area where fire pits were set up. The room was clean and...

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Fresno, United States
Reviewed 17 November 2014

Our first time staying at this particular hotel after many years of staying other places in the area. Don't know why we waited so long, one of the nicest experiences we had on our frequent trips to the coast. Rooms were beautiful....fireplace, patio facing the ocean, comfy beds...all in all it was a great mini-vacation. Our only regret was that...

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Zwolle
Reviewed 16 November 2014

On our way from San Francisco to LA we stayed in San Simeon to visit the Hearst castle. I wish we would have had more time, because the hotel is very nice, beautifully located on the coast. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. Unfortunately this was our first Best Western without a microwave, just when we needed one!

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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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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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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 - $378 (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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“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
“The rooms right on the ocean are pricy, ocean facing rooms are great.”
 of 5 bubbles spikeandchopper, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
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