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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

to much to comment on - will not stay here again..... From no Air condition - to smelly carpet to Six teenagers in the pool area having sex at 3am - Being that there was no air, we had to leave our door open for the ocean breeze. But at 2:30 I was woken up by 6 teenagers jumping the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are few hotels with the view or access as the Cavalier has. With no roads to cross you can literally walk out to the beach. The rooms are nice with fireplaces and small frig. It is however overpriced for the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here over the weekend for a mom and daughter getaway. We had a double queen room. Room was nice and clean, but smelled a bit musty. It was actually warm there on the coast and there was no way to cool our room down other than opening our windows and using a fan. Our TV was broken and a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were two couples so we opted for adjoining ground floor rooms in The Terrace area. This allowed us to go from room to room by way of our ground floor patios that opened onto a gorgeous view of the ocean and beach below. The second floor rooms also offer great views and on a previous stay we had a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove on highway one from San Francisco to LA and we had a lot of debate about where to stop. I'm so glad we chose this place. It's calm and beautiful and the hotel is homely (in an upmarket way); It's a quiet place where Dolphins leap about in the ocean and the sunset over the Pacific can be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pleasantly surprised with our ocean front view with 2 rocking chairs overlooking the Pacific. Not only 1 pool, but 2! Rooms were spacious & clean. Only recommendation is to have a small continental breakfast in the morning included in the price of the stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here to visit Hearst Castle. Nothing else around, but we really enjoyed it here. Lovely room with a view of the sea. Sociable evening with fellow travellers on the beach. The hotel staff light fires for everyone to gather and share their stories over a drink. Lovely!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an ocean-facing ground floor unit. It has a nice patio with 2 rocking chairs looking out into the horizon. The hotel also has 2 pools and hot tubs. While we enjoyed the view and the fireplace, the room itself was a disappointment. The carpet was wet in places, stained and felt dirty and the decor and furniture are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I liked this place a lot, one of my favorite stays in California. Right on the Ocean - with a fabulous second floor view. Great customer service, super friendly and efficient, and helpful in a pinch when we lost our room key. Stairs only, if you have a ton of luggage consider ground floor. Big comfy king bed, big room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been coming here for over 20 years. I always travel with one of my dogs & will go out-of-my-way to make sure I get to spend at least 1 nite here when I'm on the road---a treat for us both! It's always one of the highlights of my trip & never disappoints. Thanks, Cavalier!

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