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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 10 December 2014

Stayed here for one night to visit Hearst Castle when driving from San Fran to LA. This was probably one of our favourite hotels on our entire trip. Room was spacious with everything you could want & need. Staff were friendly and the restaurant has the BEST Carbonara. The beach view was lovely & the evening bon fire a nice...

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Cleveland, Texas
Reviewed 9 December 2014

If you are in the middle of no-where on the 101 this is an excellent place to stay. It looks like an amazing place when the weather is nice, unfortunately it was raining when we were there. The price is not bad for the normal rooms but the rooms with a balcony and ocean view are 350. There is a...

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Claremont, California
Reviewed 8 December 2014

I agree with previous reviewers. A very nice hotel with an excellent beach location. The beach area in front of the hotel is not for swimming although you will see lots of surfers. But for a walk along the cliffs it fits the bill. The hotel has two nice pools, a spa, and several fire pits out on the grounds...

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Rancho Palos Verdes, United States
Reviewed 7 December 2014

This is an amazing and rare dog friendly Best Western with incredible staff, restaurant and location. Right on the Ocean, it is the only Ocean Front hotel (which is more like a resort to me!) in the area. So relaxing, and the ocean front units are feet away from the beach. Breaking waves, dolphins, whales and rainbows during the winter,...

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Redditch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2014

Visited as a family for one night.Room was on the second floor and very adequate for our one night stay.Good location to visit Hurst castle(need to book in advance,but well worth the visit).The hotel has a restaurant on site which is fine for easy meals without fuss.Nice pool for a dip within easy reach of the rooms.Loved the evening when...

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1Thank jerseyjeanette
Santa Paula
Reviewed 4 December 2014

We return again and again to hotel. It is right on the water and is a great setting for family gatherings. They are super dog friendly! Dogs are welcome in all rooms. Love the huge grassy lawn and the 3 outdoor fireplaces they light in the evening.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 December 2014

this is a dog friendly hotel so doggys are welcome great ocean view...plenty of birds to see and photograph..traveled to big sur to see a condor and my luck was with me got my shot beautiful scenic drive up the coast ..lots to do camping or just take a chair and sit on the road side turn outs and enjoy...

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1Thank jazzmaster221
Los Angeles
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Can't say enough nice things about this place. We had an ocean front room, and the owners actually placed binoculars there for our use! How sweet is that? Nice fireplace, comfortable beds, attentive staff, reasonably thick walls. (There was a drunk guy one night on his balcony blaring AC/DC. but the staff quieted him down.) I didn't think you could...

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1Thank LittleKing67
Santa Clara CA, United States
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Very best views of beach and ocean right off the patio. Able to walk right off patio to the water. Good clean room. Easy check-in and out. Very close to Hearst Castle and other attractions. I recomend it to anyone for a nice short get away. Close to Cambria and Santa Maria and also Solvang.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 December 2014

The key here is that it's a Best Western PLUS, a notch above their normal properties. I'd probably call it a "resort property." Great oceanside location--the type of hotel where you want to check in mid-afternoon and then hang out. There are walking trails plus several fire pits beachside surrounded by Adirondack chairs. Before dusk, the hotel lights a fire...

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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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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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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: €158 - €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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“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
“Do not rely on the pictures that are on the internet. ”
missysexton, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
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