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BEST WESTERN PLUS Cavalier Oceanfront Resort

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Lake Forest, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Upon check-in, I stood in a short line and listened to the one front-desk lady give a wonderful review of the facilities, surrounding activities, etc (especially since Hearst Castle was closed due to a nearby wildfire - which hardly ever happens). When it was our turn, I had to prompt the gentleman for any and all information. Not a huge... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I slayed here while visiting Hearst Castle. It is an older hotel but well maintained. The room and bathroom were clean. We had an oceanfront room and the view was very nice. The view from our room was so good, we did not want to leave for dinner, so ordered room service and ate on the small... More 

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Hook, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Maybe I'm missing something judging by the five star reviews but I'd describe this place as nothing more than a comfortable motel. It is in a picturesque location on the beach. The fire pits are a nice touch. The staff are friendly. The rooms are comfortable and have good amenities. But it is rather dated. The rooms are typical motel... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a lovely place to stay. The service was great and the room was spacious and comfortable with a patio. It included a fully stocked bar, as well as a fireplace which would no doubt be nice in winter. My only complaint is our view of the ocean was obstructed by the swimming pool - if we had known... More 

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had stayed at the Best Western Cavalier 30 years ago when we came up the CA coast and knew since we were coming to San Simeon this was the only place for us. The locations is awesome, the rooms extremely comfortable, love the fireplace. The young ladies at the desk could not have been more helpful, the were very... More 

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Montreal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here in August for one night with my husband and daughter. The layout is like a motel but it has such a nice feel to the place... Right on the ocean and the fire pits at night it's just so enchanting. We loved our stay here and hope to go back one day.

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want the full experience, get an Ocean Front room on the 2nd floor. We had an unrestricted view of the ocean and we slept with the door open a bit so we could hear the crashing of the waves. It's cold on the California coast, even in August, but the heat in the room worked fine the next... More 

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Essex England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff exceptionally good. Large sized room with great beachfront. They light fires above the beach each night. The room was super large and exceptionally well appointed. Great pod coffee maker. Bed was very large and very comfortable. A fantastic experience and I would book again in a heartbeat. One negative - the 'high speed' Internet was so very, very slow.

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

Kings Row rooms face the Pacific Ocean. Walk the beach anytime with or without your dog. You will enjoy spending time talking with fellow guests around fire chimneys near the beach each evening. Somehow, tourists from Europe, the east coast and all over the United States find their way to this place. Also, the Hearst Castle is just up Highway... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our room had a balcony overlooking the ocean. Beautiful and serene! We had a very clean and lovely room, complete with a fireplace, binoculars and a deck of cards! We very much enjoyed the rockers on the balcony and watching the fire pits after dusk. We ate dinner in the hotel restaurant and had a great meal of sautéed sanddabs... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • 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: $178 - $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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