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BEST WESTERN PLUS Cavalier Oceanfront Resort

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed here on our way through from Carmel to Santa Barbara as a convenient half way point and due to its closeness to Hearst castle. Plus points- clean and comfortable. Great location on the beach. Free parking and wifi and great restaurant attached. The kids loved the pool which was well heated. Down side- no aircon so the room got... More 

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Hope Island, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an older type hotel /motel but kept clean and in a nice area ,and a great stopover on route 1 ,we had 2 rooms and happy with both. had a meal in the restaurant with was very good quality even though it was busy the service was good

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a nice place to stay for the night, whether you are visiting Hearst Castle or just traveling up/down Big Sur (we were doing both). The hotel is very clean and the staff, both at the hotel and the restaurant, is great. The attached restaurant wade getting meals very convenient. My only warning, and it has nothing to do... More 

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here after visiting Hearst Castle. The location is beautiful right on the beach. At night they lighted bonfires overlooking the ocean for folks to sit by and watch the sunset. That was a nice touch. The rooms were simple and small and nothing special. The front desk was very helpful. They had a heated pool with a wind screen,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our second visit to this resort. Excellence is the key word in all they do! Spacious rooms, excellent maid servive, true ocean front rooms with fireplace. Of,cource pets are welcome. At night they light outdoor fireplaces each with ample chairs foe all. Stairs to the ocean with a long, but narrow beach. Motel owned resturant located on site.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In the beginning I was skeptical with my wife about the second floor room. But (as usual) she was right. Second floor rooms have better view of the ocean like other reviewer said. We can watch sunset from the balcony with less obstruction. And they provide a binocular. The room is quite big with a small fireplace which I don't... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here 25 years ago and the place hasn't changed much since then! Great to see the sunset (but chilly evening despite soaring temperatures in daytime) so bring a jacket - hard to get a seat by fire pits though. Rooms are a little dated (by European standards) and carpets definitely need replacing. Bathrooms well stocked with toiletries. Ocean view... More 

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Chino, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here with my best friend of 40 years. Had a GREAT time! Loved the Fireplace in the room, it gets chilly at night, even this time of year! It was very clean, comfortable, Keurig coffee maker, loved the big bathtub. Loved looking out at the ocean and listening to the waves! I have been coming here since 1975!

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Lancaster, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our room on the second floor looked over the surf with our own balcony. Fireplace, comfy bed, large shower tub, excellent view and surf sounds! Complimentary champagne sipped while we watched the sun set over the Pacific. Very romantic. Easy walk down to the beach.

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Mountain View, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Right on the ocean, spectacular views, sound of the crashing waves, PEACE and beauty! We've spent several days in each of the last few summers here and have already booked our next stay! The room itself isn't fancy, but it's super comfy, clean, and quiet. And as an oceanfront property, it''s a good value. A total escape from the daily... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center 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 BEST WESTERN PLUS Cavalier Oceanfront Resort

Address: 9415 Hearst Drive, San Simeon, CA 93452-9724
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Simeon
Price Range: $198 - $312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS 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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