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Holiday Decorations a rare opportunity

We've been to Lyndhurst before for their Halloween guided tour but this time we opted for the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dwroesekejr
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New York City, New York
I want it

I love mansions. I love pretending I live in mansions. This is my favorite kind of mansion. Stone... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kbochick
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Hagerstown, Maryland
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Overlooking the Hudson River in Tarrytown, New York, is Lyndhurst, one of America’s finest Gothic Revival mansions. Designed in 1838 by Alexander Jackson Davis, its architectural brilliance is complemented by the park-like landscape of the estate...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to Lyndhurst before for their Halloween guided tour but this time we opted for the opening weekend of their 2018 Holiday Decorations. During this weekend only you can go on a self-guided tour throughout the main and top floors at your own pace!...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dwroesekejr
MauraB385, Public Relations Manager at Lyndhurst, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed your visit and that this new touring style was a success!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love mansions. I love pretending I live in mansions. This is my favorite kind of mansion. Stone & wood with nooks & crannies, and lots of stories (both the kind you tell & the kind you climb stairs to get to). We were there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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MauraB385, Public Relations Manager at Lyndhurst, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words despite our scheduling issues. I believe there was a change in timing for the wedding, so we were glad that our regular visitors like you were accommodating and understanding! We have new protocol to ensure that doesn't happen next...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to see the ball drop in NYC, but weather was too bad. Wanted to see Sleepy Hollow as a bonus, very disappointing. Had to be moved to a different room because of poor maintenance to tub in room. New room was smaller and not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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MauraB385, Guest Relations Manager at Lyndhurst, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Dadkins! You may have us confused with another place since we are not a hotel.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lyndhurst is my favorite historic mansion to tour in NY. They keep investing funds raise to restore areas of the mansion or the estate such as the bowing alley or the downstairs/kitchen so there is more to explore. The mansion is wonderfully decorated for Halloween...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank HappyMinski
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for the Christmas Tour - the mansion is very charming and warm you feel as if you have entered a home and not a mansion - which oftentimes can feel cold and empty. The furnishing is all original and the tour guide was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a holiday tour of the mansion, and very much enjoyed it. The tour starts at the visitor center, and then moves to the mansion. Our tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable about the history of the mansion and the owning family. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

We had the pleasure of doing the tour with Ed. He was very informative and a great sense of humor. The mansion itself was beautiful and it’s quite remarkable how much of the original furnishings and decor is available to be seen. We were there...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 7, 2018

We went to see Lyndhurst decked out for Christmas. Our guide was funny and informative and we thoroughly enjoyed our visit. There are more options for different tours in warmer months. It’s a beautiful home.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

We had a great tour and guide. The castle was amazing. It was a great time. We experienced all the castle had to offer. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and very personable.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank FTEACH
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Lyndhurst, also known as the Jay Gould estate, is a Gothic Revival country house that sits over the Hudson River in Tarrytown, New York. Designed in 1838 by Alexander Jackson Davis, the house was first owned in by New York City mayor William Paulding, Jr....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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May 11, 2018|
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Response from pattibonczkowski | Reviewed this property |
May through September Thursday through Monday • 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Classic Mansion Tours on the hour, last tour at 4:00 pm Backstairs Tours on Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 am CLOSED Tuesdays and Wednesdays
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December 29, 2017|
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Response from F244SDnicolec | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have RV spots. They are not the closest spots, but then you get to see more of the beautiful grounds!
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Carol T
September 8, 2017|
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Response from whiskey3pa | Reviewed this property |
I believe that you can. there are 2 separate fees for the property. one is a grounds admission, which gets credited towards the house tour, if you take it.
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