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Home of the Navigators

Gorgeous place with a rich history of Colorado Springs. We visited here for a Navigator’s event... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LandOfJuncoville
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Miami, Florida
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Reminds of Potter Palmer's Castle in Chicago

If you drove along North Lake Shore Drive in Chicago in the 1940s, you likely admired Potter... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Taylor B
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Chicago, Illinois
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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...more
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3820 N 30th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-5001
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 20 July 2006

We only did the cassette drive through tour (suggested $5 donation) so I can't comment on the garden tour, castle tour, or afternoon tea, though I would like to do all of the above sometime. The castle is very pretty and interesting, especially for it's...More

19  Thank wannago2
GlenEyrie, Manager at Glen Eyrie Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2013

We're glad you enjoyed your brief visit to Glen Eyrie! We would love to have you back for a longer visit any time! However, due to the destruction of last year’s Waldo Canyon Fire, the danger to hikers at Glen Eyrie is too great to...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 9 May 2014

After seeing Garden of the Gods, I drove up the road to see Glen Eyrie Castle. You pull into what looks like the beginning of development and drive to the security guard spot (looks like what is at some developments). On a Saturday afternoon, the...More

22  Thank seahawk3133
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous place with a rich history of Colorado Springs. We visited here for a Navigator’s event with our son, a cadet at USAFA. We truly enjoyed the tour and appreciated the history and antiques. The grounds are gorgeous! Would love to spend a night at...More

Thank LandOfJuncoville
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you drove along North Lake Shore Drive in Chicago in the 1940s, you likely admired Potter Palmer's mansion, dubbed "The Castle" because was modeled after a German castle. The largest private residence of its time, it was demolished in 1950. I was reminded of...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been traveling to Denver for the past four years and never knew about the castle. It was absolutely magical! We toured the castle first then attended the tea. It was myself, my son and daughter in law and my other son. ( they...More

Thank Cyndi B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an excellent example of Gen. William Palmer, this founder of Colorado Springs, of a French Chateau. The setting is pastoral and and so beautiful. You can tour the Castle and even stay overnight. The "high tea" is spectacular and the entire experience is...More

Thank servehim65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whether you are native to beautiful Colorado or just passing through, Glen Eyrie is a must see! This nineteenth century Tudor style home will not disappoint. If you're looking for a peaceful retreat or a wedding reception, then Glen Eyrie is the place for you!...More

Thank 2020emmag
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, starts off with a short video on how Billy Graham passed on the property then, repeatedly, says the place is somewhere you can seem closer to god.{they got his name in} An old railroad baron built the place, then it was abandoned for a...More

Thank NewlandViking
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Glen Eyrie Castle is a beautiful historic mansion tucked away in a breathtaking natural setting. Though we live locally and have visited Garden of the Gods a number of times, somehow the unique experience of Glen Eyrie had escaped our attention. On the day of...More

Thank Janet S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is fun and very interesting but I had a bad time as they used to vacuum the dust mites into the walls and I was shocked that I could actually smell them! Don't go if you have asthma or a dust mite allergy. Its...More

2  Thank Autumn M
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We drove through the grounds and were very impressed. There were no tours due to a wedding on the premises, but we were able to observe the beautiful castle exterior and the grounds. We saw a herd of mountain sheep in the field area which...More

Thank Keri C
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We learned much about the history of the area thru this tour; the concept of a non profit operating a house museum, conference center, and public lodging is an interesting one which seems to work very well. The house is well maintained and the grounds...More

1  Thank VirginiaGeorgia
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Tami S
2 July 2018|
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Response from curveslady2014 | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the website you can see the room and there are descriptions. I have only attended teas at the castle, however, I have toured the castle several times and the room each have their own bathrooms.
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gnhall
27 June 2018|
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Response from Harriet J | Reviewed this property |
The setting is semi-formal so people should honor the establishment and dress accordingly! It’s not a hamburger joint ! Americans are too relaxed and don’t teach their children how to behave in public. So, if you visit the... More
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Lisa D
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Response from COGR | Reviewed this property |
Definitely elevators; I remember that. GR
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