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Oheka Castle Mansion Tours

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Address: 135 W Gate Dr, Cold Spring Hills, Huntington, NY 11743-6052
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+1 631-692-1400
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11:00 - 12:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 12:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Our Mansion Tour program offers visitors limited access to the Estate and...

Our Mansion Tour program offers visitors limited access to the Estate and Gardens with a guided tour docent. Tours are available to the public by reservation only. Refer to OHEKA's website for details on Tour types and rates.

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Day Trip to Oheka Castle

I was there in April and had a lovely tour guide. Learn the history of Otto Kahn and how his home is there today because it was built with fire proof walls. Otto also wanted to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 July 2016
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Morristown, New Jersey
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Morristown, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

I was there in April and had a lovely tour guide. Learn the history of Otto Kahn and how his home is there today because it was built with fire proof walls. Otto also wanted to be on the highest hill around at that time. The inside is lovely old furniture from the early 1900's. Spectacular views outside looking at... More 

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Long Island, New York
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305 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

You feel important just driving up there. Everyone must be buzzed into the property via the gatehouse. Must make a reservation to visit as they sell out. Lovely grand estate that has been preserved, renovated, and one of America's Historic Castle Hotels. Just imagine it in its glory days. Stay and grab a bite at the bar. I always state... More 

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Woodbury, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

I had been wanting to visit Oheka for the longest time and was glad I had the opportunity to take a tour when a friend of mine came to visit from Israel. I have always loved visiting historical mansions (The Biltmore in Asheville is my favorite). To live on Long Island and have the second largest private residence just minutes... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

Oheka Castle was once a Wall Street banker's Golden Age house (2nd largest private house in the US in the 1920s), saved by one man; and he has opened it as a luxury hotel. If you don't want to stay there, you can visit on a once daily tour (reservations needed) which takes you through the restored public rooms (as... More 

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Woodbury, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

very interesting old mansion. the history as told will keep you occupied for a while. the individually style room my favorite was the card room bar. The gardens are great and beautiful

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New Jersey
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24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

The tour was included in the room rate and I was glad, as it provided an opportunity to learn all about the Kahn family, "O"tto "He"nry "Ka"hn. Okeka is an acronym for the builder of the castle. After the tour, you are provided with refreshments of coffee, tea and cookies as a nice ending in one the amazing rooms.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

I only got to see the house from the outside and the beautiful grounds and entrance way. Everything looks so fantastic. They do have a daily tour. At 11 a.m. But you have to call in advance for reservations. Or they won't have it or if there is no one that has called. The prices range from 20 for seniors... More 

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Miller Place, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

Our tour guide Samantha knew the ins and outs of this fairy tale like mansion. Once the home of businessman and philanthropist Otto Herman Kahn, I had the opportunity to walk through restored Omstead designed gardens, sit in the library, dine in the Charlie Chaplin room, and see a few of the secret doorways that Kahn had placed in his... More 

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Farmingdale, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

To begin, the building is beautiful. We went for my wife's birthday. A single rose was on the table waiting for her. The dining room is rustic, but with great views. The service is excellant, attentive without being intrusive. The food - Burrata Mozz caprese salad, roasted duck breast, georgia peach roast pork were all excellent. There are quite a... More 

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Huntington, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Historic, elegant, excellent service and the menu was amazing. Loved it.we took lots of pictures. And the sunset photography was amazing. I am definitely coming back.

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