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New York City, New York
Reviewed 12 January 2015

We took our three children to see Hearst Castle in San Simeon California after Christmas. We looked for a nice place to stay close by, and found it. The Best Western is five minutes or so South on the beach side. We had three rooms on the first floor with patios looking out over the ocean. Wood burning fireplaces with...

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Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2015

We were very lucky to get an ocean view room which was clean, comfortable and quite large. We felt a little young at the hotel,however that didn't stop us enjoying ourselves. There were little stove fires along the beach which you could sit at and enjoy the ocean and sunset, well worth the stop off. The restaurant was average but...

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1Thank bettyinoz
Elanora, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2015 via mobile

Staff were lovely. Food was nice. Location great. Lovely inside room was well presented and equipped . The grounds were nice..Would definitely recommend it for a nice stay.. And would definitely go back

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1Thank Gregory W
Quincy, California
Reviewed 10 January 2015

Nice clean rooms and if you get an ocean view room you look out on the Pacific and a spacious lawn and fireplaces. The beach is great and very child friendly with lots of little treasures for them to find. We spent three days there and if you hit a spell of gorgeous weather like we did, you will never...

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1Thank Lani R
manteca, United States
Reviewed 8 January 2015

my wife and I have been coming to this hotel for many years, as the ocean views and ambience are excellent... we always appreciate the friendly service... fireplaces in the rooms and at night on the bluffs are a bonus...

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2Thank Frederick A
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 8 January 2015

This BW is truly a well-kept secret. Our pool side room was spacious and had wonderful amenities. The outdoor fire pit was an added bonus. Close to the town of Cambria with lovely shops and restaurants. Would stay here again if our travels bring us back to the area.

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3Thank Anna K
Reviewed 7 January 2015

After vacationing in San Francisco after Christmas, we planned to break up the drive to Orange County by staying in San Simeon. We weren't expecting much from any hotel in San Simeon - just a place to put our heads on some pillows for the night. Well, what a great surprise!! Rooms with wood-burning fireplaces; adjacent to a well-kept park...

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2Thank Wallace T
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 6 January 2015

This hotel puts the BEST in Best Western. The setting is unsurpassed. Our oceanfront room rivals any location for beach beauty and tidal sound effects to soothe you to sleep. The food at the restaurant is delicious and our room is gorgeous--including the VERY comfortable bed. A+++. A gem.

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2Thank H0ust0nAdventurer
Covina, United States
Reviewed 5 January 2015

For the views, hospitality, and cleanliness the Best Western Cavalier is impossible to beat. When we plan to go to the central coast, this is the only place we consider. We love the fire place in the room. And we always meet wonderful people around the outside fireplaces.

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2Thank Jackie S
Reviewed 5 January 2015

This is the best place to stay when visiting the area. Convenient to Hearst Castle, or traveling up the coast. Bed is super comfortable and room came equipped with all needed amenities. The beach access and fire pits makes this a great place!

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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)
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Simeon
Price Range: €155 - €280 (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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“Furniture/Decor needs to be updated. Cleanliness: The room was superficially clean, but we noticed, a lot of things needed 'deep cleaning'. The room had a 'musty smell'. It helped to open the 'ocean' view sliding glass door to air it out. ”
K4490SWbarbarab, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Amazing views of the ocean, second floor. I could leave my door open and listen to the ocean all night. So peaceful.”
susanhenderson591, 20 Apr 2017 | 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, 16 Apr 2017 | 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, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We enjoy the Kings Court area.”
ftmolina8589, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
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