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This 120-room labor of love was built by a wealthy businessman for his wife.
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Collins Landing, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
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+1 315-482-9724
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

We bought tickets on Uncle Sam Boat Tours of Thousand Islands, and a visit to Boldt Castle was included in the ticket. The castle is the end of the boat tour, and one can visit and explore for as long as one likes, and then...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sweetafton
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

This castle and the story behind it are amazing. The staff are knowledgeable and friendly. The grounds and buildings are immaculate. The organization rehabbing this castle and grounds are truly gifted and passionate to restore/ build this castle to George Boldt's vision.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sara E
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

The renovations being done at Boldt Castle are amazing. This is definitely worth stopping in if you enjoy castles, mansions and plantations from the 1800 to 1900s. We drove to the Yacht House parking lot from the Canadian side and purchased the combo ticket for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 291maggieb
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Drove out to meet my family and had no idea how gorgeous the Thousand Islands really were! A lifelong NYS Resident, we took a ferry ride to the Boldt Castle and it blew me away. The history of the man who built it, why he...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

The story behind this place is amazing. What they've done with a place that had fallen into ruin is truly an extraordinary story. It's a fascinating place to visit, quite extravagant and luxurious in its time.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SanfordFoodie
Reviewed 16 October 2018

there's a big back story to this, but I’ll spare you the education. I have been to this site several times over the past 40 years. They have restored all of the 1st and 2nd floors, as well as the power house and the grounds....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Curtis S
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Boldt Castle is located just a short boat ride from Alexandria Bay, NY, in the Thousand Islands of northern New York. The town is located on the St. Lawrence River and the castle looms over the town from maybe a quarter mile away. The work...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bookalukus
Reviewed 15 October 2018

A really exciting place to see. Large parts of the castle have been beautifully preserved and form an interesting part of the 1000 island visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

This castle is absolutely beautiful! A must see! Not totally finished, but still amazing!! Love it! Lots of history to read also.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Leraus
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

One of the don't miss attractions in the 1000 Islands, an unbelievable story that never came to be. A castle built on an island at the turn of the century. Stop to hear the whole history.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Myw73
5 July 2018|
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Response from sher |
They do have golf carts to take you from the dock to the house and once inside there is an elevator.
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Response from davidmS14SE | Reviewed this property |
Call and ask them about special accommodations that you may need. tel:1-800-253-9229 There is plenty to see on the island with nicely paved or concrete walkways but in the castle it’s self there are a lot of steps to really... More
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aegemm
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Response from okdds | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn’t go up 81all the way, I would get off at 193 and head over to Southwicks beach to see lake onterio then head toward Alex bay the slow way on seaway trail stopping along the way at a few of the small towns. A... More
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