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Boldt Castle and Yacht House

Collins Landing, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
+1 315-482-9724
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This 120-room labor of love was built by a wealthy businessman for his wife.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“boldt castle” (543 reviews)
“yacht house” (192 reviews)
“heart island” (134 reviews)
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Collins Landing, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
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+1 315-482-9724
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"restoration work"
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"boldt family"
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"interesting history"
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Reviewed yesterday

Boldt Castle has been on our bucket list and my husband had the tremendous fortune to be hired to play the piano for a wedding at this wonderful venue. On a personal note, we found the island and the castle to be SPECTACULAR! It seemed...More

Thank helenrotante
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited this site many years ago before any renovations had been done. The restoration done to date is amazing. I suggest you watch the film before touring. This is a very nice venue. We spent time walking about the island and lunched in the...More

1  Thank Henry D
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a must see if in the Alexandria Bay area. We went on a paddle boat excursion to Singer Island, and then to Heart Island-Boldt Mansion. They were both interesting, but Boldt mansion was by far more enjoyable! Beautiful gardens, buildings, and the whole...More

Thank Laurie M
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Boldt Castle is amazing and is a must see if you're in the area! Even if you're not in the area it should be on your list of things to see! We went on Clayton Island Tours who were absolutely great in their own right...More

Thank bhaf572
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Boldt Castle was amazing to walk around! We really enjoyed ourselves! Great places to take photos! I would recommend this to anyone that will be in the area. We didn’t do the yacht house, but I’m sure that’s neat as well :)

Thank Kimberly C
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This castle is enormous and amazing to see. The work that has been done to restore this is of great craftsmanship. The boat ride there and the view from the boat is well worth the trip. Don’t miss this attraction, you won’t be disappointed.

1  Thank Gary G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place. As the owner of a construction company I was more curious about the unfinished parts to see the techniques they used.

Thank BethlehemPaUSA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived about 5:30 p.m., our last stop on the boat tour we selected. We had to catch the last boat back to Alexandria Bay at 7:30, and we wished we had had more time. The house is beautifully done, and the grounds are fabulous....More

1  Thank summersailor1
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Construction of this beautiful "castle" was never completed by its namesake. Boldt abandoned it after his wife died and it sat abandoned for many years. But it has been completed since then, based on the original plans, as a tourist attraction. So it felt to...More

Thank Sc00byD00byD00
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife had talked up Boldt Castle for several years. Living up to the picture she had painted was tough, but it was every bit as awe inspiring as she had said. The castle itself was worth the trip. The story and history made it...More

1  Thank FrankBarberIV
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Myw73
6 July 2018|
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I have never seen carts for disabled persons at the Island.
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Myw73
6 July 2018|
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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
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aegemm
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
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