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the castle in the sky…

Hearst Castle® is a “must-see” for the California Coastal visitor! Think of it as America’s castle. It was originally built as the private estate of art collector and publisher William Randolph Hearst and his family. Today it is open to the public daily for guided tours (except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day) and is owned and operated by California State Parks. At the visitor’s center are special exhibits, food service, espresso bar, a museum shop, a gift shop, and the National Geographic Theater shows the giant-screen, 40-minute companion film to the tour Hearst Castle: Building the Dream. The “EXPERIENCE TOUR” is recommended for first-time visitors and includes the value-add package of the guided tour #1 with admission to the National Geographic Theater. Allow at least 3 hours time for your Hearst Castle visit.

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Hearst Castle® also offers a selection of other daytime tours that explore various areas of this magnificent estate.

Hearst Castle® tour reservations are very strongly recommended:

Call: 800.444.4445
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For more information about our Hotel near Hearst Castle, contact Guest Services at:

Direct: 805.773.5000
Toll Free: 800.826.7827
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