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Cavalier Oceanfront Resort

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Los Angeles, California
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The Cavalier is in a perfect location not only for traveling up to see the Hearst Castle, but to enjoy the California coast and its breathtaking shoreline as well as witnessing sea life in its natural habitat...

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Long Beach, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have enjoyed the Cavalier for years and this year's stay was exceptional. All the new improvements, such as the paved telescope deck and stairway to the beach were well done. We enjoyed the in-room fireplace and the Cavalier restaurant is convenient and a good value. The best reason for staying at the Cavalier is falling asleep to the relaxing...

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Twain Harte, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place to stay. Rooms are clean and beds are comfortable. The hotel sits upon a bluff overlooking the ocean. There are fire places in the king rooms and fire pits on the bluff which are lit each evening just before sunset. There are pathways and a nice lawn patch and flat gravel pads for games. Desk staff were friendly...

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Fontana, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We loved our stay here. The view was great and so was the staff. The rooms are a little dated and could use some remodeling. We loved the chairs on the patio and the fireplace in our room. We will be coming here again😀

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Irvine, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff was very friendly and accommodating. I had an issue with my reservation booked online but they offered a solution that was more than fair. Although the service was great, the rooms are a little outdated and musty and could stand a face lift. If you're just looking for a place to catch some zzz's, I'd recommend it. It's...

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our second stay here, stayed in the ocean front suites, spectacular view and very relaxing. We did run into a nasty women at check in that would not give us the room we requested, she said it was already booked. Spoke with another employee and she gave us the room we requested. Avoid this woman a middle aged woman on...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

value isn't the first word you might think of with a place this nice but the price was very reasonable for what we got. the service was good, the rooms very comfortable and clean and fabulous ocean views and access. being close enough to hear the ocen is even better!

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sweeping ocean cliff views and a peaceful atmosphere provided by the staff was nothing short of spectacular. Room service was delicious and we watched dolphins play in the ocean from our balcony suite. Special thanks to the stafff and hotel for an unforgettable experience:)

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing ocean front room, great outside space, including large fire pits on ocean edge for evening relaxation. In the morning before breakfast had a leisurely walk along ocean edge where we saw whales, dolphins, and a lone sea lion.

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Camarillo
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been coming here for 32 years and it is always special!! view is as good as it gets, we watch whales from our balcony. The best short trip possible with plenty of attractions nearby as well shopping and wine tasting.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre 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)
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Simeon
Price Range: $188 - $371 (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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“Buy better toilet paper. It was rough and thin. Put screens on sliders. Bathroom could be painted fresh. Maybe take off brown bedspread and just use white duvets or sheets, so they can be wash after every visit. Microwaves would be nice. Maybe BBQ for use .”
 of 5 bubbles W9083GJtinac, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for ground floor ocean side”
 of 5 bubbles DonnaLSauve, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“upstairs on Kings row”
 of 5 bubbles donf780, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“This motel is not "elegant", it's a "beach bungalow" type location. The rooms are clean and plain. There is a fireplace, fridge and mini bar. Most rooms have a patio and in the oceanfront rooms you can spend your entire stay just relaxing on it. ”
 of 5 bubbles moconnor818, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The rooms right on the ocean are pricy, ocean facing rooms are great.”
 of 5 bubbles spikeandchopper, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
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