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An elegant space with majestic lakeview vistas. A luxurious room with gold fleur-de-lis tin ceiling.
Private room in castle

'The Royal Bedroom' in HIGHLANDS CASTLE!

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'The Royal Bedroom' in HIGHLANDS CASTLE!

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
Quick responses2 recent guests said this host responded quickly.
Great value100% of recent guests gave this home’s value a 5-star rating.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

Highlands Castle is the most extraordinary estate you’ll ever find! A treasure beyond words with the intrigue and allure which only a castle can offer, plus the most spectacular view in the world! You provide the Fairy Tale and we'll provide the Castle... whether it’s a relaxing vacation retreat, romantic getaway, or any meaningful "experience" you can envision!
The Royal Bedroom sleeps 1-couple. Poised on a graceful mountaintop overlooking majestic Lake George, your castle awaits...


Free parking on premises
Hair dryer
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules

Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM


11 Reviews

Jenna User Profile
July 2018
Castle: check! Perfect Hosts: check! Views: umm... double triple check! Location: yep.. got that too! This stay has been one of my favorite Airbnb stays yet! The castle is as described. John was on premises to meet and greet us upon arrival and check in went as smoothly as possi…
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Response from John:
Thank you for the unique and charming review. Until next time... be well!
July 2018
Rob User Profile
May 2018
I decided to come to lake George to propose to my girlfriend (now fiancé) because we have never been before and I wanted to give her a new experience she would never forget. When I saw the castle and the pictures it was a no brainer. John jumped on the phone with me after I booke…
John User Profile
Response from John:
Rob, Thank you for the nice review and your kind words. The reason we share our home is for wonderful people like you & Gabriella can show up... what could be better than that for us! Be well until we meet again.
May 2018
Paul User Profile
March 2018
Staying at the Castle was a very cool experience. The Castle itself was beautiful and the views of Lake George are breathtaking. John and Yvonne were gracious hosts.
John User Profile
Response from John:
Paul - Thank you again for choosing to stay at Highlands Castle. It was a pleasure meeting you!
March 2018
Diane User Profile
October 2017
I wish I could articulate how magical the castle is, but you really must experience it yourself. From the spectacular views of Lake George to the gracious and accommodating hosts, John and Yvonne, we had a beautiful and memorable 20 year anniversary. I wouldn’t have changed a thi…
Gee User Profile
September 2017
Our stay at John and Yvonne's castle was wonderful. They are warm and friendly people, and we loved getting to know them and their 2 German shepherds. We went to celebrate our anniversary, and it was an amazing getaway. The views of Lake George are unparalleled, and the location …
Rachel Maman User Profile
Rachel Maman
March 2017
Could've stood on the porch or at the Windows, overlooking mountains and the L ake for hours at a time. Went for a brief overnight birthday escape from our lives with young kids and too much work - gorgeous, quiet, and restful. Watched deer eating in the morning. Hosts were welco…
John User Profile
Response from John:
Hi Rachel, Thank you for the wonderful review. And I must say... you are blessed with a beautiful young daughter. Take care of each other, keep in touch, and be well. Kind Regards, John
March 2017
Tianjiao User Profile
October 2016
This castle is a dream come true, full of elegance with exquisite details that bring you back to the golden days. John is an awesome host, connecting with all guests, helping us with luggages and every request. We are considering coming back very soon!

Hosted by John

New York, United StatesJoined in September 2012
John User Profile
50 Reviews
John is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
John A. Lavender II - owner of Highlands Castle. Highlands Castle was born from a promise to my 3-year old son Jason in 1978 that I would build a castle for us to live in one day. In 1982, the ideal location presented itself and I began building our home. The castle has evol…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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