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Glen Eyrie Castle

3820 N 30th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-5001
+1 719-634-0808
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Beautiful castle and okay tour

I love visiting old castles/mansions and learning about their history and seeing the beautiful... read more

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CO811
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Colorado
Spectacular and refreshing

This was the most surprisingly impressive tour taken in Colorado. The story behind the beauty was... read more

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sgilbert9999
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San Pablo, California
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Nestled on 750 breathtaking acres with 97 lodging rooms, Glen Eyrie's stunning beauty and rich spiritual heritage create a place where, for a few sacred moments, guests can set aside their troubles and catch their breath. The Glen Eyrie staff ministers by thoughtfully creating experiences which set the stage for all to discover, explore, and be transformed. Whether guests come with a group for a retreat, individually for a program or conference, or for historical teas, tours, or overnight stays, Glen Eyrie serves a sanctuary and safe haven of transformation and inspiration. As the conference and camping ministry of The Navigators, The Glen Eyrie Group is comprised of Glen Eyrie and Eagle Lake Camps. Built upon the unique intersection of natural, historical, and spiritual heritages, the Glen Eyrie Group promises to stay true to our Navigator calling by purposefully and thoughtfully ministering to guests through Christ-centered, excellent service and innovative programming.
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  • Average7%
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3820 N 30th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-5001
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Reviewed yesterday

I love visiting old castles/mansions and learning about their history and seeing the beautiful architecture and design. This castle has an interesting history, and what we saw of it was certainly beautiful. However, keep in mind that it is an actively used facility with lodging...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This was the most surprisingly impressive tour taken in Colorado. The story behind the beauty was equally enthralling. There is a bed and breakfast option and seminars are offered as well. We went via their tour reservations which are reasonably priced. The area is beautiful...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pros:. Beautiful scenery of mountains surrounding the 600 acre facility coupled with lush green spaces and tall trees make this a perfect setting for the lodges and the 1904 Castle. There are excellent tours of the Castle and grounds and a daily tee in the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

General Palmer's Glen Eyrie Castle is a fascinating place that conjures up knights and their suits of armor, men and women of the rugged wild West who mined for gold and became millionaires overnight, and others who built the railroads that connected east to west....More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

What makes Glen Eyrie Castle tour worth a visit is learning about the man who built it, William Jackson Palmer -- second youngest Civil War brigadier general, Medal of Honor recipient, civil engineer, railroad builder and technology innovator. His castle had telephones and electric lights...More

Thank Steve M
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place couldn't be lovelier or the staff more attentive. A lot of the staff were mostly young, who without exception were very polite & helpful. The grounds are full of wildlife & gardens. The included breakfast was very good. The only "shock" was no...More

Thank kipwatts
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Glen E, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Eyrie Castle, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello! Thank you for reviewing your time with us. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your time on property! There indeed are no TVs in lodging rooms; we do this to help create an overall environment of rest that will hopefully send you back out...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We did a free drive through (10-15min) of the grounds including the rose garden and lodges. It was raining so we were okay not getting out to walk around. It’s breathtaking how beautiful the castle is. how it’s tucked into the rocks really creates a...More

Thank Jenna C
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Glen E, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Eyrie Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Jenna! Thank you for taking the time to review your time with us. We're so happy to hear your time on property was a pleasant experience - we'd love to see you and your family again!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Glen Eyrie castle and the grounds are stunning. Learning the history of such an amazing place was great. Mr. Palmer was ahead of his time. We also enjoyed seeing the gardens and the wildlife that roam the property. We were amazed that the eagles’ nests...More

Thank WellWithMySoul
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Glen E, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Eyrie Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to review your time with us. There is a lot of incredible history on property, we're glad to hear you enjoyed it! We'd love to see you back soon!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have lived in Colorado Springs for 10 years and had never been to Glen Eyrie. We went today with our family and it was a wonderful experience. We took a guided tour. Our tour guide, Jim, was extremely knowledgeable and friendly, and answered all...More

Thank Jenn R
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Glen E, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Eyrie Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Jenn! Thank you for taking the time to review your time with us. We're so glad to hear you finally made it on property, but mostly glad to hear that you enjoyed yourself! We hope to see you back soon!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I traveled to Colorado for our 10th anniversary! I knew that I wanted to visit Glen Eyrie because I had heard so much about it. It was all I imagined and more. As someone who grew up in the south, I’m accustomed...More

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Glen E, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Eyrie Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to review your time with us. We're so glad to hear that your tea experience was memorable - our culinary team really has been working hard to offer top of the line items! We hope to see you...More

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Lisa D
8 November 2017|
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Response from COGR | Reviewed this property |
Definitely elevators; I remember that. GR
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Sue C
12 August 2017|
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Response from Richardlbailey | Reviewed this property |
I would say that it is handicapped accessable but probably not super friendly. it is an old building, narrower hallways, cobble stones and hills.
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Cheri F
31 May 2017|
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Response from Kristen P | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You must book either a tour or a tea to get onto the grounds. The tour price is, I believe, the least expensive option. They also offer many concerts and special events at very reasonable prices for the quality. There... More
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