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Address: 750 Hearst Castle Road, San Simeon, CA 93452
Phone Number: 18004444445
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It took 28 years to complete William Randolph Hearst's lavish estate, which...

It took 28 years to complete William Randolph Hearst's lavish estate, which includes 165 rooms on 125 acres.

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The ultimate luxury home: Hearst Castle

This is one of the most luxurious homes ever built in the US. The tour of this beautiful mansion is informative and exciting. The grounds are beautifully landscaped. Allow a good... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is one of the most luxurious homes ever built in the US. The tour of this beautiful mansion is informative and exciting. The grounds are beautifully landscaped. Allow a good three hours to wander around and see everything. It's a bit pricey to get in, but well worth the money.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

When you walk around you get a sense of the style that WR Hearst wanted for his castle. However, you truly are immersed in this style once you enter the home. You truly feel like you've been transported back in time, to a European castle back in the Renaissance Era. Plan on spending 3-4 hours, it takes 15 minutes just... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I came to Hearst about 20 years ago and much has changed. The efficiency of the management is great. I like how they've divided the tours into 3 diff tours , allowing people to do and see what they wanted and pay accordingly. It is roughly usd25 a tour per adult and usd12 for a child. They offer cancellations Up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

if you travelling road 1 between SF and LA take a visit to hearst castle, absolute amazing and interesting

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Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A must see when in Cali. A beautiful property with so much history. Bring your camera. Tour guide will show you around the property.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped at Hearst Castle on our way up to San Francisco. We debated stopping and were extremely happy that we did....this place is amazing!!!! The drive up to the castle from the welcome center is beautiful (thankfully the bus drivers did the driving)! We did a tour on the main floor and then explored the grounds outside. To fully experience... More 

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the special tour for those with walking impairments and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The castle is amazing of course and it's wonderful to get to see it without stressing yourself out as to whether or not you'll be able to 'do' a tour. The one we went on was the same price as the other tours (quite reasonable). You... More 

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San Jose, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazing place to visit but plan on taking up most of your day. Well worth the cost. Lots to read and full of information. Pricey food on site, so bring your own if you are on a budget.

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West Hollywood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I took three tours and they were all good. The docents are very knowledgeable about Hearst himself and the property. It's well worth the visit. The tours are manageable sizes and frequent, but for specific times you should book online in advance. Well managed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just the most incredible place to visit. It was once the holiday home of one of the largest publishing magnate. Hollywood stars, presidents and Winston Churchill all stayed. The decor is incredible and the views are to die for!! A must visit place.

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