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BEST WESTERN PLUS Cavalier Oceanfront Resort

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   9415 Hearst Drive, San Simeon, CA 93452-9724
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Corona, CA
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2009

I can't recall ever getting a better place to stay than here at the Cavalier Resort! I made our reservations two to three weeks in advance and thought I paid a reasonable AAA rate. There was a box at the end of my reservation window that asked if I had any requests. I thought what the heck, I'll tell them... More

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Toronto
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2009

Not large party friendly. Not a place to have a large get-together as restaurant management was not accomodating and lacked the integrity and tact to handle. Room accomodations were fine, but do not give the restaurant any of your business. Aside from poor management and hospitality, menu is way overpriced.

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Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2009

We enjoyed our large room, minibar, ocean view, and cotton robes. However, the bathroom did not have a fan, one of my pet peeves, and the beach was littered with nasty seaweed full of flies. Nicer to walk the beach 3 miles north at San Simeon Bay, where you can also find a path through a eucalyptus grove that leads... More

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Delaware USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2009

clean comfortable room - not fancy but very comfortable and so easy to go to Hearst Castle-windy area but great Pacific views - don't really need to pay extra for Ocean view - resturant is perfect for a hearty breakfest - go the Cambria for an Ocean front charming dinner- staff was very nice

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2009

We stayed for one night and liked the hotel very much. The location is great, just on the cliffs by the sea. Beautiful sunset in the evenings. They lights fires in the firepits in front of the hotel every evening. The room was spacious and clean. We had a room in the lower floor but it was very quiet. There... More

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Las Vegas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2009

I booked the Best Western Cavalier based on reading most of the other trip advisor reviews of this property. We booked a king sized ocean view room, and were not disappointed. Amenities included a comfortable king sized bed, well-stocked mini bar, in-room coffee, plenty of towels, comfortable table and chairs, in-room fireplace, patio with table and chairs, nice touches like... More

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Alberta
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2009

It's not often that you find an economy roadside hotel that has a terrific beach and wide expanse of the Pacific Ocean in its backyard. But that's exactly what you get with this hotel. The management makes the most of it by having firepits in the back of the property which they light up every night just before sunset. Perfect... More

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Atlanta, GA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2009

until I stayed here the night before seeing the Hearst Castle, i'd never stayed at one but had this image of what they're like -- nothing fancy, dumpy mattress and pillows, that old hotel smell, & nowhere I'd walk without shoes, much less socks. And that's what it is. But it really needs updating more than any other hotel I've... More

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Plymouth
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2009

We stayed at the Cavalier Beach Front Motel in San Simeon for 1 night as we wanted to visit Hearst Castle the next day and the motel is well located for this. As with most "Worst Western" hotels, our room was in need of updating and refurbishment and was a huge disappointment. It was both dark and not particularly well... More

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Toronto
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159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2009

We have always found it hit and miss with B.W. Some have been really nice while some have been dumps. Other than the facts that you are out in the middle of nowhere and that cell phone reception is poor and that the free Internet is very slow, we have nothing but good things to say. This is the closest... More

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Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Cavalier Oceanfront Resort

Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Cavalier Oceanfront Hotel
Best Western Plus Cavalier Oceanfront Hotel San Simeon
Best Western San Simeon
San Simeon Best Western
Address: 9415 Hearst Drive, San Simeon, CA 93452-9724
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Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Simeon
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 10 hotels in San Simeon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Cavalier Oceanfront Resort 3.5*
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 
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