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tn, usa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

My sister and I only stayed one night. Got an awful room right next to parking- even though other rooms were available. Restaurant is terrible - eat out in Cambria instead! Front office staff , especially Britni, were absolutely unhelpful and rude

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Genarro M, General Manager at Cavalier Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

I am very disappointed that you found our front desk agents less than helpful. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service. I will use your feedback to work with our team on how to we might improve our service. Thank you and I hope you will consider us for future accommodations.

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent one night, to be close to Hearst castle and the elephant seals, got a nice room with a fireplace, and reasonable facilities. The toilet dripped and kept me awake, but closing the door did the trick. Were a bit Leary of the restaurant, based on reviews, but it proved to be a very pleasant surprise, freshly arrived salmon,...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our first time at The Cavalier and our first time in the area. The room was a gift from my mom for the both of us for Valentines Day weekend. My husband and I absolutely fell in love with this resort. We had an ocean view room that came with a fireplace and a balcony. Let me tell...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms with the oceanview balconies are really excellent places to be. A few minutes drive down the coast you can watch the elephant seals on the beach, and Hearst Castle is just a short drive away. Great place and Alex at Reception was excellent when we checked in.

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had booked this room because this hotel was just in front of the ocean. Good view but the beach was full of rocks and water is so cold in the month of February. I had requested a 2 queen bed room with a view but apparently the ones with the view is the ones with the king bed. You...

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Genarro M, General Manager at Cavalier Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on your recent visit to the Cavalier. It’s great to hear you found your room to be clean to your standards and the interaction with our staff nice. Perhaps you will choose the summer months for a return visit and you can experience warmer waters and a less chili wind. We will as always take...

Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a one night stay at the property and really wished we had time to stay longer. The oceanfront rooms are the closest you can get to the water in San Simeon. The balcony overlooking the water is a great feature. The room itself exceeded our expectations. The sound-proofing is really good to where you can just hear the...

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Upland, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was clean with a terrific view. Everyone was friendly and hospitable. Food at the restaurant was iffy. The fried chicken was so over cooked we had a hard time identifying just what part we were eating. Even our waiter couldn't tell if it was a wing or leg.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is great and we have been coming here at least twice a year since 2000 but the restaurant service is terrible and has always been that way. We also love the fact that they accept dogs of any size and that there is no additional charge for your pet.

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Palatine, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful property right on the Pacific Ocean! We loved our room facing the ocean & if it had been warmer, we definitely would have slept with the window open! The bed was very comfy! I had an ADA room and everything was perfect. The restaurant on the property was wonderful with a great selection. Since our stay...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wanted to thank the management and staff at the Cavalier Hotel in San Simeon for another perfect visit. Our room was clean, the firewood plentiful and the views, amazing. Plus, the bed in our room was like no other bed we have had in a hotel. You must have broken the bank on those beds as wow... what a great...

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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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  • Free Internet
  • 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: $202 - $393 (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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“Pillows were too hard. Chairs are too low for the table.”
 of 5 bubbles sperling46, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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