The Hotel That Made Virginia Beach Famous
For over 80 years, The Cavalier has been the hotel that made Virginia Beach famous. Founded in 1927, the hotel has attracted a wide range of guests and celebrities, including Dwight D. Eisenhower, Richard Nixon, and five other US Presidents. The Cavalier was used as a naval training center during World War II and its Director of Guest Services, Carlos Wilson, who has worked for the hotel since 1938, remembers the joyous celebration the night the War ended.
a place full with history, secrets, funtime and so much more. In the 70's they built the new Cavalier Hotel which is now called the Oceanfront Cavalier. And at that time they also decided that the Old Cavalier, the Cavalier on the hill, would be closed. Can say that I am glad that the people voted against it and to this day you can experience the full glory of the Cavalier Hotel.