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Boldt Castle and Yacht House

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Address: Collins Landing, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
Phone Number: 315-482-9724 (in season), 315-482-2501 (off-season)
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Description: This 120-room labor of love was built by a wealthy businessman for his...
This 120-room labor of love was built by a wealthy businessman for his wife.
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Bolt Castle is very interesting and a must see if you are taking the Uncle Sams boat tour. All the structures on the island are made of stone. The grounds are well maintained.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Bolt Castle is very interesting and a must see if you are taking the Uncle Sams boat tour. All the structures on the island are made of stone. The grounds are well maintained.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

So good to see Boldt Castle being restored and open to the public. Thank you to the 1000 Island Bridge Authority for taking this on. I found the grounds very enjoyable and pleasant. The workman ship is interesting for anyone who enjoys architecture and how buildings were constructed in the past. The furnishing are well done. One can imagine just... More 

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Brockville, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

My husband and I took a quick day trip from Brockville to Alexandria Bay to hop on a ferry, which took us for a tour of Boldt Castle and Yacht house. A beautiful love story of Mr. Boldt building a castle for his lovely wife, but unfortunately after only 4 years into building the castle, she passed away and all... More 

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Upstate, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We loved visiting Boldt Castle. I can not even imagine coming to Alex Bay and not taking the time to visit this beautiful Castle.

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CNY, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I've been to Boldt Castle several times throughout my life and it has been wonderful to see it's progression in different stages. I highly recommend it to anyone who enjoys architecture, castles, early 20th century furniture, history, and, of course, love stories. The building was left largely open to the elements for many years, so it has taken and will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Boldt castle is one of the main attractions of the area. It is very unique in history and architecture. They run a move on the second floor of the castle which will enrich your visit. About 1 -1.5 hour is enough for visit (that is how long the tours make a stop over there) and if you want to spend... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The Boldt Castle and island were very beautiful and interesting. The workers are doing a great job of restoring it after many years of neglect. Mr. Boldt had a wonderful imagination and vision. He thought of everything they would need on the island. We did not visit the yacht house, but we really enjoyed seeing the castle and other buildings.

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Corning, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

this place is so nice !! I just loved seeing it as it was suppose to be . there is so much to see ! and so much history !how romantic to have so much love for ones spouse that you build her a castle !

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Wow! Breathtaking! Absolutely worth the visit and price of admission as all money goes toward restoration.

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Ogdensburg, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Boldt Castle is a delight to visit. It was built by George Boldt (owner of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in NYC) for his wife, Louise. The construction began in 1900 and the building was designed to emulate castles on the Rhine River in Germany. It has 120 rooms and its own powerhouse. Construction stopped suddenly in 1904 when Boldt’s wife... More 

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Address: Collins Landing, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
Phone Number: 315-482-9724 (in season), 315-482-2501 (off-season)
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Alexandria Bay

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