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    Singer Castle on Dark Island

    Box 59, Dark Island, Chippewa Bay, NY 13623-0059
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    • Average7%
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    1 - 5 of 67 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Great spot. Ideal for a spot of photography and taking in the delights of many of the thousand islands topography. Near the main channel for passing ships. Lots of history and originally built for the owners of Singer Sewing machines.

    Thank gastronaut_11
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    One of the stops on the riverr tour was singer castle. Scattered about were many singer sewing machines, one as I recognized as one that my my mother had! Secret doors & pass always tunnel throughout this place. Should you want a special getaway, you...More

    Thank noswitt
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We didn't realize how far this castle was from Alex Bay (about an hour boat ride each way) but it was nice to get the boat tour of the islands included with the castle. All tours are guided tours and the guide we had was...More

    Thank hlawlor24
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Singer Castle is on Dark Island in the 1000 Islands chain. It is privately owned by Dark Island Tour Company, which has restored many parts of the castle, built in the early 1900s, by Frederick Bourne, founder of Singer Sewing Machine Company. Not as impressive...More

    1  Thank Paul T
    Reviewed 16 August 2017

    This is an interesting place to visit. Usually guided in groups of 25 or so they take you on a pretty fast walk through 4 floors of this castle. Visited during the busy summer season, I'd suggest a fall visit if they are open then....More

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    • 28
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    • St. Lawrence County >
    • Chippewa Bay
    • Also Known As
    • Singer Castle On Dark Island Hotel Chippewa Bay
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    ClaytonTraveler202
    3 December 2016|
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    Response from | Reviewed this property |
    Only the one bathroom
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    Cornelius M
    12 July 2016|
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    Response from wheeze21 | Reviewed this property |
    this is definitely not handicapped friendly.
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    "Take the cabin cruiser from Shermerhorn Landing rather than the crowded and more time consuming tour from..."
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    "The only choice is the Royal Suite, good for up to six people, but nice for a couple, as well."
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    "not a hotel but you can stay over night in the castle in a section of suites. all rooms have stunning views."
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    "There is only one suit for rent and it is booked well in advance. Plan ahead"
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