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Singer Castle on Dark Island

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Wantagh, New York, United States
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Excellent attraction in the 1000 Islands area. It's one of the trips I've taken with Uncle Sam Boat Tours. The boat's guide pointed out the various houses and islands that we passed. Upon arriving at the castle we were broken into several groups and entered the castle from different points so that we weren't tripping over ourselves between rooms. The...

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Loved the castle would love to come back for another visit only thing it is a guided tour and it did feel a bit rushed plus being so close to Halloween a lot of Halloween décor up I felt it took away from the castle it self. Great spot do want to come back would love to be able to...

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Stevensville, Michigan
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

As a gift to My husband, we spent one night in the Royal Suite at Singer Castle on September 18,2016. The trip started with a 10 minuet shuttle from Schermerhorn Harbor. Scott the caretaker greeted us at the dock. Although it is named Singer Castle, my husband and I prefer to call it "Scotts House" please treat it respectfully. Our...

1Thank suzkool
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Singer Castle was definitely beautiful, but for the price of the ticket, I felt the tour was VERY rushed and you weren't able to look at everything in the rooms. We were even told to use the bathrooms on the Uncle Sam boat just because they didn't want to wait for people to use the bathroom on the grounds. They...

1Thank wheeze21
Cedarville, New Jersey, United States
Reviewed 11 September 2016

This castle was beautiful inside and out. We enjoyed our guided tour throughout the castle. We booked a tour through Uncle Sam's Boat Tours and just wished we had a little more time. It was neat seeing the hidden passage ways.

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Port Leyden, NY, United States
Reviewed 11 September 2016

My wife and I spent an overnight at Singer Castle to celebrate both my 80th birthday and our 56th wedding anniversary. We could not have made a better choice. It was a very unique experience; and amazing to have an entire castle/mansion all to ourselves. Scott, the caretaker, was a most efficient and knowledgeable host. Everything was made to make...

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This is a great get-a-way vacation spot. The tour is a great look into the life style of the day. The staff was not to be seen by the guest. How do you do that. Secret passageways are through out the house. There is even a secret observation spy hole over the dinning room so that the owner could over...

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Clayton, New York
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I spent a wonderful evening as king and queen of the castle. If you want to get a glimpse of how the ultra rich lived at the turn-of-the-century, Singer castle is a must stay the multi hour private tour after all the tourists left and then given full run of the castle for the evening are a...

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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

The castle was built based on a book the owner read. It has lots of passageways throughout the castle so the servants could move about unseen by the owner and his guests. Seems weird that you would want people waiting on you but hiding behind secret peepholes and doors watching you for a signal to come do your bidding. I...

Thank Melodycthomas
Harwich, Massachusetts
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I got to this beautiful castle only to be disappointed with my tour guide, she was a young girl with a soft voice and a fast walk! Some of the people on the tour could not here a single thing the tour guide had to say, she did not give us the tour that the pamphlet said we were going...

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Additional Information about Singer Castle on Dark Island

Address: Box 59, Dark Island, Chippewa Bay, NY 13623-0059
Region: United States > New York > St. Lawrence County > Chippewa Bay
Price Range: ₹ 42,539 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 28
Also Known As:
Singer Castle On Dark Island Hotel Chippewa Bay
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“The only choice is the Royal Suite, good for up to six people, but nice for a couple, as well.”
 of 5 bubbles paulwU3628PE, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“not a hotel but you can stay over night in the castle in a section of suites. all rooms have stunning views.”
 of 5 bubbles talltish, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There is only one suit for rent and it is booked well in advance. Plan ahead”
 of 5 bubbles Jim_the_food_guy, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Only 2 rms - you get both when you rent the castle”
 of 5 bubbles P987YOW, 16 Jun 2011 | Read review
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