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Redlands Ca
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While location is excellent the rooms (upholstery, carpeting) need updating. There was a stain on our ceiling but this could have been due to the recent heavy rains. All in all we had a very pleasant time. Would highly recommend this property.

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Gilroy, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay very much...the views and grounds are breathtaking.. It was very convenient having a restaurant on site. They don't charge for room service which was very nice.. The reason I gave it 4 stars instead of 5 is because the room was lacking in cleanliness in some areas. The tv stand and table was very dusty and...

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Thank Cyndee1951
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here on a trip down the California coast. The resort has an unparalleled view of the ocean and vistas both up and down the coast. The room was comfortable and clean - great value. The resort's restaurant is good, with great service. All in all, a wonderful place to stay especially if visiting Hearst's Castle.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Staff was very welcoming and nice. Room was basic but clean, pool was very nice. Weather was bad but we all still had a great time. Would definately recommend this hotel to anyone traveling out this way.

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in 3 of the "non-oceanfront" rooms. The amenities lacked fridge/freezer, microwave, or A/C (there was some sort of wall/ceiling heater), but what there was was quite nice: a good-sized safe, a closet with light switch built into the door (open and the light turned on), and 3-level lamps that turned on, dimmed, and off just by a touch...

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tn, usa
Reviewed 1 week ago via 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks 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...

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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: $201 - $387 (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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“Needs more through cleaning and update bathrooms......more wall decor would compliment the rooms alot...they only had 3 small pics above each bed... A refrigerator and microwave would be a great addition.”
 of 5 bubbles Cyndee1951, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“For a non-oceanfront room, the north side is quieter. Downstairs rooms are less windy.”
 of 5 bubbles kevinbC3204LH, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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