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Perth, Australia
Reviewed September 19, 2014

We were driving the Pacific Coast Highway from Los Angeles to San Frncisco and also wanted to visit the Hearst mansion at San Simeon. Cavalier Ocean Front resort is in a truly sensational location just off the PCH and easy to find with good parking. And it really is right on the ocean front. We had magnificent views from our...

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1Thank Kevan P
Ottawa, Illinois
Reviewed September 18, 2014

Spent Labor day weekend in San Simeon. The staff and hotel were very helpful with all our needs. The beach and scenery were unbelievable. I was there with my best friend on a girls trip. Met a nice man named Ken the last day we were leaving. He was there with his friend who drove a orange Harley. Would like...

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Bakersfield, California
Reviewed September 18, 2014

Stayed Thursday and Friday last weekend on a whim - no reservations. The staff was very friendly and the grounds in excellent condition. The site is located between Hearst Castle and Cambria on the ocean side with groomed walkways to the beach. The view is pristine California coast that included whales jumping just off shore. The hotel has set three...

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2Thank James A
Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

This is an excellent place to end a casual day of meandering south down the PCH. Second floor rooms offer excellent views of the pounding surf. Pet friendly. Good beach for walking and outdoor fire pits kill the chill after their gorgeous sunsets. Restaurant next door was surprisingly good. Liquor store conveniently located across the street.

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1Thank BobbyBMiles
Boise, Idaho
Reviewed September 17, 2014

Not much in this area, so this was a nice surprise. We had a room facing the ocean side. It was on the lower level and the view was partially blocked by the pool. Had a nice little patio to sit out and just listen to the waves crashing. In the evening they light up several fire pits between the...

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2Thank Robin M
Grand Rapids, Minnesota
Reviewed September 17, 2014

Wonderful Gem. Quiet on Central Coast of California .Very clean, comfortable, well run hotel set on spacious grounds overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Conveniently located just off Hwy 1 and close to Hearst Castle.

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2Thank Jane O
Santa Rosa, United States
Reviewed September 13, 2014

Fabulous place to stay. Clean room, comfortable bed, well maintained property. Walked on the beach, sat by the fire pits set up by the hotel staff.Everyone was friendly and helpful. 10 minutes away from Hearst Castle.

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3Thank Jette S
miami , florida
Reviewed September 12, 2014

what a lovrely surprise--u drive into a best western in San Simeon on california 1 after a long drive of twisting and turning and being worn out and a little out of it and find a motel, a motel that greets u with efficency, warmth, understands your needs and tells u of the property, the workout room, restaurant {of course},...

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4Thank murrydiamond
Alabama, United States
Reviewed September 12, 2014

Fantastic place to stay. Doesn't look that great from the outside, but our room was amazing. Granite countertops, Keurig(sp), bottle water and much more. Front desk personnel were very friendly and helpful. The restaurant is nice and food is good. Perfect place for visiting Hearst Castle and the elephant seal rookery. Highly recommend this hotel and would definitely stay there...

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2Thank Vance B
Downers Grove, United States
Reviewed September 11, 2014

WE stayed at the Best WEstern Plus Cavalier after a trip thorugh the Big Sur. We found the accomadations very comfortable,clean and peaceful. I would go back! Our ocean front rooms offer a nice size balcony wih comfortable seating to enjoy the view and sounds of the ocean.

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
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  • 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 Cavalier Oceanfront Resort

Address: 9415 Hearst Drive, San Simeon, CA 93452-9724 (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Cavalier Oceanfront Resort)
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Simeon
Price Range: $171 - $304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — 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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“Amazing views of the ocean, second floor. I could leave my door open and listen to the ocean all night. So peaceful.”
susanhenderson591, 5 days ago | Read review
“Ocean front room are only available with 1 king bed and. 2 person max but since the whole property is open to the ocean and in front of the beach you may not need to splurge for 'ocean front' if you are traveling with the family. Many basic rooms have a partial view anyway.”
HGKat, 1 week ago | Read review
“Room had a weird smell when you first walked in, but pretty much went away. Didn't care for the mold on the bathroom walls, but with being so close to the water maybe that is why.”
grumpyss, 1 week ago | Read review
“We enjoy the Kings Court area.”
ftmolina8589, 1 week ago | Read review
“Do not rely on the pictures that are on the internet. ”
missysexton, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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