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Winnetka, United States
Reviewed August 4, 2014

I've stayed at the Cavalier many times over the years, but hadn't visited in over two years. From past experiences at the hotel, I always looked forward to the opportunity to escape to the Cavalier, and I was very much looking forward to visiting again in August. Boy, has this place changed! Front desk staff were extremely rude at check-in,...

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4Thank Vanessa B
Sebastopol, California
Reviewed August 4, 2014

If you want to hear the ocean as well as see the ocean (and a spectacular part of the coast) this is a great spot. The hotel room is beautiful with a fire place in the room, fire pits at night, and access to the beach below. Cambria is just 6 miles away and Old San Simeon is just up...

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2Thank Jane W
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed August 4, 2014

We booked a ground floor room, and were given a first floor room, this was quicly rectified and we were happy with the attention given to us.Nice position on the beach front.Log fire in the room. Handy to Hearst Castle and Cambria. Comfy rooms.

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2Thank LeaLea59
Simi Valley, United States
Reviewed August 4, 2014

Excellent location at the southern end of Highway 1 through Big Sur. It is right on the beach with views of sea otters and sea lions. Fireplace in room with the wood provided. Outside "fire pits" with wood provided and lit every night. Checked out other hotels in this area and this one is the best.

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2Thank Orrin H
Carlsbad, California
Reviewed August 1, 2014

In California there are a 1,000 hotels near or on the ocean. So please if you are looking for a 5 star hotel near the ocean this is not your place. The hotel seems to thrive on and do very well with one night pop in and outs. The ocean views are a bit of a questions as the rooms...

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3Thank airblue1
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed July 30, 2014

We were a group of 21 travelling on Harleys, and stayed at this property the night before visiting Hearst Castle. We had a ground floor ocean front room, and were very pleased - others had 2nd floor rooms with no views were not quite so pleased. Quite a big property with two pools to cool off (great in the height...

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3Thank donmalcolm
Los Angeles
Reviewed July 28, 2014

The hotel had great location, staff and amenities but the beds and pillows were very uncomfortable. I don't think I would recommend this hotel to any of my friends. In addition, the restaurant had poor service. We were seated and no one greeted us for 10 minutes to even ask if we wanted something to drink. So we ended leaving...

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3Thank Nicholas T
Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful place to stay! The ocean view room was spectacular! We loved how close to the beach we were! The rooms were very clean and nice. We also enjoyed the fire pits in the evening! The restaurant was fine. We found some nice places to eat a few minutes down the road in Cambria.

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ribosomes
Reviewed July 28, 2014

This is a great spot for a quiet getaway. Beach front location and has some nice amenities. Nightly fire pits operated by hotel staff, beach access, close to Cambria shopping and restaurants. Cambria offers several pet friendly restaurants as well. Very close to Hearst Castle and only 40 minutes to Paso Robles wine country. I would highly recommend this hotel.

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2Thank ribosomes
Fort Myers, United States
Reviewed July 27, 2014

Excellent stay. Great view Would definitely stay again We watched whales from our room with binoculars provided. Chairs and bed very comfortable, Lighting was good. Place was very quiet. The restaurant. was okay and the waitress seemed to try to rush us

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Amenities

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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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  • Pool
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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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: $172 - $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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