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BEST WESTERN PLUS Cavalier Oceanfront Resort

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Two day trip from Los Angeles to see Big Sur. The Cavalier was the perfect fit for us. Three adults and dog. Booked a room without a view to save on cost because we would not need room till late. On the way up the coast we passed the hotel around 11am so we thought it wouldn't hurt to stop... More 

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have been in 35 cities in the last 24 months and I can honestly say this is the nastiest place ever. The only reason it is first is because it's close to the Hearst Castle. Believe me it's worth it to drive to another town. No air conditioning, filthy room. I called the desk after checking in to inquire... More 

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed at this hotel on the evening prior of our visit to the Hearst Castle. It was a terrible mistake. Our room was filthy and disgusting. The carpet was stained beyond belief and the furniture was so worn a thrift store would not accept it. The temperature was in the upper 80's and this location had no A/C whatsoever.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I had reserved an ocean front room for my two children and me. Upon arrival I was informed that no ocean front rooms were allowed to hold 3 people so I was placed in a ground level room facing the parking lot. I was told we would be charged if we went to anther hotel. The hotel has no air... More 

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Wilmington, DE, United States
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our stay was convenient, comfortable and enjoyable. The hotel is very close to the entrance to Hearst Castle, and the associated restaurant provided tasty meals at a reasonable price. The staff was very pleasant and helpful, and the hotel room and grounds were comfortable and relaxing.

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Waynesville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped for lunch on our way up the coast. Good service. Large menu. Fruit salad was generous portion, as were the sweet potato fries. The butternut squash ravioli was very good. All of the food was good. Nice view of the ocean from most tables. Reasonably priced and clean. Just off the coast highway.

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Edwardsville, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If I could have given 3.5 stars, I would have. The room itself was average, clean enough, but small and a little dated. The property, with the beach front, pool, fire-pits, etc. makes up for it though. Not many amenities in the room and if wasn't an oceanfront property, I would have just rated it as average. However, the price... More 

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San Simeon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Easy access to the beach for morning walks with the sounds of the surf sending you off to sleep at night. The restaurant is convenient and serves great food. Located close to the Hearst Castle and wine tasting rooms.

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Santa Clarita, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was staying across the road at the Courtesy Inn and saw this place across the road ( Highway 1) and it was right at the ocean. We had a great meal and they have a small part of menu just for Seniors wanting a light meal. I had 1 egg, 2 strips of bacon, 2 pieces of toast, coffee... More 

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Fonthill, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had been recently driving down Pacific Coast Highway and planned on staying in San Simeon for the night. When booking the room in advance an oceanfront room was a high-priority. I called the hotel directly and booked with them and the person who took the call was extremely helpful in describing the rooms and selecting a room that was... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • 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: $176 - $364 (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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