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“yacht house”(202 reviews)
“his wife”(105 reviews)
“boldt castle”(553 reviews)
This 120-room labor of love was built by a wealthy businessman for his wife.
Collins Landing, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
+1 315-482-9724
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Reviewed yesterday

Everyone raves about this tour and they were not overstating it. Extremely interesting work-in-progress. Took a tour of the yacht house and while it was okay, did not see a lot there to impress me.

Thank dmwvols
Reviewed yesterday

What a place, Amazing, impressive you have to see it first hand. you will be amazed and inspired by the grounds.

Thank Loouis S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was a perfect September day for a spur of the moment drive to Alexandria Bay to catch Uncle Sam Boat Tours shuttle to Boldt Castle. Visiting the castle was a pleasure, the grounds lovely and easy to negotiate (some narrow stairs). The Ladies at...More

Thank Camper95021
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

6 of us all life time New Yorkers had never visited the thousand islands before . Always heard about Boldt Castle and finally took the time to visit . We spent over 3.5 hours exploring this beautiful castle and grounds . Enjoyed the 15 min...More

Thank parselll
Reviewed 3 days ago

The grounds of the Boldt Castle are beautifully maintained. The property is easily accessible with an elevator inside and paved walkways outside. Make sure to watch the short video in a media room on the second floor or download the Boldt Castle app to learn...More

Thank N G
Reviewed 5 days ago

Originally owned by George Bolte. Construction started in 1900 as a tribute to his wife who unfortunately died before it was completed. Abandoned for many years it has now been fully restored magnificently. Beautiful grounds as well. The tour of the castle was well worth...More

Thank HarryRCT
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is beautiful. This self guided tour of Heart Island and Boldt Castle was a wonderful time. The staff was very friendly and helpful and it was a relaxing time wandering the grounds.

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although there is a portion of the property that has not been completed the efforts to preserve the historical significance of this property and regional attraction are commendable. The self guided tours with access to narration on your phone are an excellent way to allow...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Boldt Castle, an unfinished fantasy. Well worth a visit. Fourth floor is unfinished, so you can see the structure. You can also go out on the balcony for a great view. Third floor partially finished so you can see how it was constructed. Second floor...More

Thank Christine G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just visited Boldt Castle, was interesting to see how the restoration was coming along. My boyfriend and I would recommend it for a brief get away.

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6 July 2018|
Response from John F |
I have never seen carts for disabled persons at the Island.
6 July 2018|
Response from David M | 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
4 July 2018|
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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