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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Ravenwood Castle is a wonderful place to go, disconnect, and relax. We stayed at the Clock Tower and it was very lovely and well-appointed, with a comfortable bed and stocked mini kitchenette. After hiking all day, the soaking tub was a godsend! Additionally, the innkeeper and staff were all very friendly and welcoming.

Date of stay: July 2017
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Jim R, Owner at Ravenwood Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you for staying with us, and for taking the time to leave us such a nice review!

I am glad you enjoyed your stay and found the Clock Tower to your liking. Thank you for mentioning the innkeepers and the staff as well!

Thank you again for choosing to stay with us, and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed 5 June 2017

First time staying after visiting a few times. The castle is set in the forest - warning, there's a gravel road to get in, although it didn't seem to cause any problems. The forested setting is lovely, and there are gardens around the castle. The castle has several rooms, and there are a few cabins across the way, a few more farther down the road, and the "town" cottages. The cabins down the road were very close together, so maybe good for groups, and the town cottages were pretty close as well. The two cabins across the parking lot didn't have the same fairy tale theme, but had a little more seclusion.

We went for the Shakespeare Suite in the castle. It was very spacious, and having a door opening to the outside was nice. Comfortable bed, and quaint antique furnishings (a little uncomfortable). Not luxury, and could use a little updating (the toilet seat, for example, appeared to be rusting). Overall though it was a great place to spend a long weekend. However, it is NOT the room if you're looking for quiet. Being right off the great hall and by the stairs to the tavern, there were people talking and walking by quite a bit. I'd also encourage the staff to remind guests NOT to open the doors to other people's rooms!! Happened multiple times.

However in general the staff was excellent - very helpful and friendly but also respected privacy.

There are no tv's, no internet, no cell coverage - but the castle provides tons of games which is really fun. I would also suggest they think about adding a mini fridge to rooms. With the limited food at the castle, and town 30 minutes away, it would have been nice to be able to bring food (we wanted to picnic on our hikes).

Food - breakfast is included. They seemed to have some kind of muffin, a quiche or casserole, a cereal, and yogurt. Sundays are cinnamon rolls (heavy on the cinnamon). There's a tavern in the basement with a limited menu, and a nice small alcohol selection. Dinners can be purchased to be eaten in the great hall. We also got dinner one night, which was well done but nothing special. Our dinner included salad and rolls, baked chicken and pork (plain with some seasoning), roasted vegetables, baked potatoes, and a cobbler (to give an idea).

We would go back - maybe try one of the cabins!

Room tip: Shakespeare room is handicap friendly, has a door to the outside, and located on the first floor with no stairs.
Date of stay: May 2017
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous property, lively guests and great innkeepers. Accommodations were clean, interesting and comfortable. We stayed in a cabin on the edge of the property backed right up to the forest. Lively pub, home cooked breakfast and beautiful walking paths. We will be back.

Date of stay: May 2017
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
1  Thank Desiree K
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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

If you enjoy castles, this place is pretty cool. You can stay inside the castle or in one of the many bungalows. They have a life size chess board and a garden out back. And they have the cutest cats that roam around outside :)

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank Meg F
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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay in the Brewer's Cabin. My girls (5 & 2) loved the bunk beds, and it was great not to have stairs to worry about with the little one. The decor was great, and so was the food! You can borrow movies, books & games from the common rooms as long as you bring them back, which was awesome.

Also, Preston the manager was so friendly & helpful. He gave us info for a Towing service when our heavy trailer got stuck going up the steep slope. Advice: gun it & you'll make it up! He also helped me carry food back to our cabin when my hands were full of children :) Would absolutely recommend staying here!

Date of stay: April 2017
Trip type: Travelled with family
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