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BEST WESTERN PLUS Cavalier Oceanfront Resort

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9415 Hearst Drive, San Simeon, CA 93452-9724
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bethesda, MD
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166 reviews 166 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Though I noticed it was the #1 rated hotel in San Simeon, I wasn't expecting as good a stay as I experienced. Arrived late after a long day. Check in was pleasant and the room fine. I was too tired to venture beyond the easy walk to the hotel restaurant. I was expecting less than mediocre fare, but the vegetable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here before 3 years ago. Got one of those "suite" type rooms with direct view of ocean. Fireplace, patio. Quite possibly the most spectacular view I have ever seen. I paid a heck of a lot more at other hotels with an "ocean view". Having the staff as kind and professional is just icing on the cake. The room... More 

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Tallmadge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was a great place to stay. We booked a King Room it was spacious with a nice sitting area and a fireplace. They have their own restaurant so no free breakfast but the food was delicious and the prices were reasonable. Rooms with an ocean view have nice little balconies or patios (on ground floors) with rockers and a... More 

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Fortaleza, CE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose to stay in SS rather than Cambria on our way to Big Sur in order to have a somewhat quieter locale and be next to the beach without a road in between. The rooms are in separate buildings. Our "ocean view" room was a ways from the water but we could, indeed, see the ocean (oceanfront rooms were... More 

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Clovis, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I got married on the bluffs in front of the hotel. The staff was helpful and accommodated us in every possible way. My wife and I have made it a point to stay here for our future anniversaries and weekend getaways. Rooms are clean and the view from our private balcony is always amazing. We have stayed... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California, Usa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is beautiful, right on the ocean front. You can stroll along the beach or sit on the cliff and enjoy the view. There are fire pits to sit around in the evening. Many of the rooms also have a view. There is a restaurant on the property which is very convenient. Highly recommend this hotel.

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California, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We made reservations here in planning our Pacific Coast Highway trip, expecting a routine roadside motel for people stopping over to visit Hearst Castle. We were blown away by the grounds which truly did border on the Pacific Ocean. There are fire pits, long paths, and nice seating areas to watch the sunset. We requested a room with 2 beds,... More 

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Pasadena, California
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96 reviews 96 reviews
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125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for one night after a visit to Hearst castle. Booked in advance, based on reviews. Found out later that there is no a/c in the room. Just a fan, which I think for the price of the room should have two. The main reason for the choice is distance to the castle. But if you have a car and... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have stayed here several times now and there is a reason we keep returning. We always stay in one of the oceanfront rooms on the second floor. The rooms aren't extravagant, but the views are amazing! The balcony offers privacy from the other rooms. We always leave our balcony door open so we can sleep to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been staying at this hotel now for the last 8 years whenever I come to relax up in the Central Coast. The rooms are on a cliff facing the ocean. You can walk right down to the beach and the hotel is dog friendly as well. It is very clean and they offer a fireplace, robes, and binoculars... More 

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