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Glen Eyrie Castle

Address: 3820 N. 30th St., Colorado Springs, CO 80934
Phone Number: 719-634-0808
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Sights & Landmarks
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English first
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you get the chance to enjoy tea at the castle, be sure to take it. And then tour the castle...or for the very fortunate, spend the night. The romantic story of how the castle came to be nestled into this beautiful location is worth the price of the tour.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I had to go here for a work thing but I absolutely loved it! It is possible to eat and stay the night but I walked around taking pictures. They do have some trails and roads to walk along. You can also take tours of the castle. This place is about 3 miles from I-20 off of the Garden of... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We came, party of 5, but the last tour had started, no more for the day....bummer!!! But guard gave us a pass to drive by, take pictures and go to carriage house. Breathe taking... Not the Biltmore... But beautiful... We will be back to tour... Beautiful place....great coffee shop...check it out!!! But...book the tour in advance!!!

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Nairobi, Kenya
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I got a personal tour by colleagues who had years of history attending conferences in the castle. It was fun walking around and listening to their stories and viewing the decor. I would recommend stopping by if you had time and you were by the garden of the gods.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Most people don't know about this place. Right near Garden of the Gods on the prime real estate that the founder of the city (General Palmer) chose. Amazing craftsmanship. Take the tour, it's worth it if you like old buildings, history and of course, castles.

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Walton, Nebraska, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Wonderful stay and incredible program. The Christmas Madrigal was a full evening bookended with a couple nights in the castle at Glen Eyrie. The staff, food, rooms, and grounds were very inviting and suited our personal interests and preferences very well! Being involved in hospitality ourselves, we enjoyed a break from the action ourselves! The Navigators have done a great... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

In early December we visited Glen Eyrie. It's one of those places you wait to visit even though you live in the city. Glen Eyrie was built by General William Palmer, the founder of the city of Colorado Springs. Palmer was a visionary. This amazing castle housed the Palmer family, wife Queenie and daughters. There is a carriage house which... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

Wow! My husband, daughter and I just went to the Christmas Madrigal last night and it was amazing. Great food, singing, skits and decorations in the Great Hall. Well worth going to at least once if not more in a life time.

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Nebraska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

If you are looking for a getaway this is the perfect place. It's quiet and serene. Everywhere you look is amazing and the tea room is gorgeous. Right down the road is the Garden of the Gods. The breakfast was amazing and the staff were so friendly and obliging. If your single or have children this place is a fit... More 

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Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
33 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

After I have read some reviews maybe we got lucky. This was our first stop on a tour of the springs. When we pulled up to the guard shack a friendly gentleman asked us if we had a reservation for the tour. I told him that I didn't know one was needed. He told us we could drive up and... More 

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