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Cavalier Oceanfront Resort

9415 Hearst Drive, San Simeon, CA 93452-9724 (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Cavalier Oceanfront Resort)
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  • Moonstone Beach
    5.4 km
  • 3 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 19 November 2014
High End Best Western on the California Coast
My wife and I spent a Saturday night here celebrating a friend's... more
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Seaside, California
Reviewed 19 November 2014

My wife and I spent a Saturday night here celebrating a friend's 75th birthday. This was a hotel that my friend and her significant other retreat to whenever they have some occasion to celebrate. They asked us to join them on this trip. Our check-in was efficient, professional, and the front-end clerks were very friendly. We found our second story...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2014

We travelled from San Francisco to San Simeon using Route 1 all the way. Having toured Hearst Castle we then stayed overnight at the Best Western Oceanfront Resort. Checkin was welcoming and informative. Rooms were just what we needed, Sizable, very clean and great views and noise from the sea. A great stay and highly recommended.

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Located near to Hearst Castle on the Pacific Coast Highway, this made a convenient overnight stop on our journey. Our room was annexed from the main / reception area. We were given an upgrade for our one night stay. Our room opened up onto a beach / common area where fire pits were set up. The room was clean and...

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1Thank Neil H
Fresno, United States
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Our first time staying at this particular hotel after many years of staying other places in the area. Don't know why we waited so long, one of the nicest experiences we had on our frequent trips to the coast. Rooms were beautiful....fireplace, patio facing the ocean, comfy beds...all in all it was a great mini-vacation. Our only regret was that...

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Zwolle
Reviewed 17 November 2014

On our way from San Francisco to LA we stayed in San Simeon to visit the Hearst castle. I wish we would have had more time, because the hotel is very nice, beautifully located on the coast. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. Unfortunately this was our first Best Western without a microwave, just when we needed one!

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1Thank Dick Z
White Plains
Reviewed 17 November 2014 via mobile

definitely a great stay our room on the ocean was amazing listening to the waves crash! The decor of the room was very nice - even a fireplace. The bed was comfortable & definitely a step above my perception of best western hotels. The fire pits on the property were fantastic - I would definitely stay here again! Very close...

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1Thank Dennis C
Newbury Park, CA, United States
Reviewed 15 November 2014

Wonderful service, food, etc. We had a fabulous time! We have been coming to Cavalier Inn since 1984 and would definitely recommend it. The motel is on the beach and the view is incredible. The newly decorated restaurant has good food and fabulous service.

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2Thank Kathryn P
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 13 November 2014

Our second stop on our highway 1 drive. Don't miss this place. Great place to relax before or after Hearst Castle. We let them know it was our anniversary and were surprised with a bottle of Champaign . Nice features of wood burning fireplace and wet bar in our main floor oceanfront room. Very quiet and relaxing. Not the most...

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Fairfield, Connecticut
Reviewed 13 November 2014 via mobile

This Best Western right on the San Simeon coastline gets the job done. It provides you the flexibility to travel up & down the Big Sur coastline & nearby areas while visiting Morro Bay, Cambria, Hearst Castle & the elephant seal viewing areas just a few miles away. Wonderful photo locations. Easy to eat any meals right at the BW...

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2Thank Rickrichardson2568
Laughlin, United States
Reviewed 12 November 2014

From checkin to comfy night... you can't find anything better in this area. He hotel staff is very friendly. Beds so comfortable! We stayed in an oceanfront last night, and are still there now for 3 more nights. Our balcony door is open, we hear the waves crashing on the beach which is only about 25 feet away... fire is...

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Amenities

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  • 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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  • 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: $189 - $376 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in San Simeon
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“South side has ocean views, confirm the check-in time as mine was changed, waited 2 hours before room was available,”
 of 5 bubbles jang732, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If in main building or restaurant lodge, choose 2nd level for best sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles GonetoUK, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Only for a night stay - King Rooms alone”
 of 5 bubbles apbanerjee, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“You can still hear and see the crashing waves (and bellowing seals!) from Oceanview rooms.”
  • 2nd floor Oceanview room (winter afternoon)
  • Taken from balcony (Oceanview room)
  • Seriously, if you forgot something, the hotel didn't!
 of 5 bubbles cosmotron, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“For budget cost, rooms on parkinglot side will still have a view of the coastline and hear the water.”
  • What a VERY smart idea.
  • Honor bar prices were decent.
 of 5 bubbles mmmcdougal, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
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