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Hearst Castle

750 Hearst Castle Road, San Simeon, CA 93452-9740
+1 800-444-4445
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It took 28 years to complete William Randolph Hearst's lavish estate, which includes 165 rooms on 125 acres.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“visitor center” (372 reviews)
“neptune pool” (305 reviews)
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750 Hearst Castle Road, San Simeon, CA 93452-9740
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+1 800-444-4445
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Hearst's original plan for a small bungalow on the hill got a bit out of hand ! There are several different 1 hour tours (see the website). Book a couple of tours (you can stay up at the castle between tours if you time them...More

Thank James R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very informative tour of a legendary facility. Well done & efficient operation. We only did the Grand Room tour and the movie, but still spent over 3 hours on site. Well worth the price of admission.

Thank 7JNJ
Reviewed yesterday

Interesting to see the views from the top of the hill and to do one of the tours. The amazing exterior pool is being repaired but the interior pool is stunning!

Thank martavelvet
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband, kids (8 and 12) and I did the Grand Rooms Tour. What a gorgeous vision brought to life with amazing views! It made me wish to be around (and famous) in that era so that I could swim in those amazing pools! Terry...More

Thank AussieMia
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Having missed this on a previous trip down Highway 1, I made a point of ensuring we visited this time. I researched it beforehand and bought my tickets online so I was fully prepared for the day ahead. We arrived at about 915, soon after...More

Thank Mistyb1302
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to Hearst Castle in early September and had a really nice time. Took two of the tours and did a lot of walking so wear comfy shoes and bring water. Very impressed with the whole place and tour guides. Pretty place and weather was...More

Thank Rachel A
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is really a must see on your trip to the West Coast. We were in Paso Robles and needed a break from wine tasting. So close, this amazing place. The view is breathtaking and the grounds are amazing. You can really visualize the parties...More

Thank Tourtheworld32
Reviewed 5 days ago

We returned after 40-years and found the changes very unfortunate. In the past, each of the 3 main tours lasted for two hours, now they are only one hour. One of the guides (for the main room tour) didn't enter the building for 40-minutes. He...More

1  Thank where_next_10605
Reviewed 5 days ago

Hour long tour followed by an hour of walking the grounds and taking in the views. Saw zebras near highway 1 in San Simeon and mountain goats on the bus ride up to the castle (both escaped many years ago from Hearst's private zoo when...More

Thank Patrick W
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had friends who both loved this place and others who think it to be overrated. We loved it. We took two great tours - the Grand Tour and the Upstairs Rooms Tour, and had two terrific guides, and were impressed with the detail and...More

Thank Jerry J
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dktenor
16 September 2017|
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Response from jscoops | Reviewed this property |
I was recently there and 2 ladies were taking multiple tours. They just stayed up at the castle walking around. They reached out to the tour guide and she helped them get to their next tour. The information said to leave... More
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chelemutt
5 September 2017|
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Response from LAG22 | Reviewed this property |
Let the guide know and you can stay at the top They will take you to the meeting point for the next tour
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gina A
23 August 2017|
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Response from MimbresReviewer01 | Reviewed this property |
You can buy at there on the day. We arrived at noon and got in the 3:00 tour.
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