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Hollywood & Hearst Tour! New at the Hearst Castle!

There is a new tour now available at The Hearst Castle in San Simeon, CA, just outside of Cambria! It is the much anticipated tour of parts of the Hearst Castle, not regularly seen by visitor! Reservations strongly recommended as only 8 people per tour are allowed!

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inside the kitchen at the castle

Mr. Hearst loved a good glass of beer from time to time

Fresh baked breads prepared daily in the massive castle kitchen

All of the food prepared in the castle came from a state of the art kitchen of the time

A childhood memory for Mr. William Randolph Hearst, sits in his private office

Many Hollywood starts celebrated their "honeymoon night" in the twin peak towers at the castle

No detail was left undone in each room in the castle

The ceiling inside one of the two tower peaks

One of Mr. Hearst, clandestine hallways which would allow him to visit his guests, at any time, sometimes unannounced!

A peak into the private office of William Randolph Hearst, larger than most standard homes in America!

In one of the grand private libraries of the castle, celebrities such as Groucho Marx, would move furniture around and play games to unwind

At a Heart lavish pool party, swimwear was included

Pool changing room hallway

Guests who attended Mr. Hearst's lavish pool parties enjoyed more than 20 changing rooms, swimwear included!

The shady side of the Neptune pool was great for lounging

If you have not had the opportunity to visit The Hearst Castle, make sure to add it to your bucket list of interesting tours that you must see!

A glimpse at the private quarters of his beloved girlfriend Ms. Marion Davies

An antique phone that was top of the line during the time

The master bedroom of , William Randolph Hearst the castle owner!

A very rare glimpse in the bedroom of Mr. Hearst

Outside of Hearts' private office - some of his popular newspapers in circulation at the time.

A rare portrait of a young William Randolph Hearst in his private office.

Private chambers...

One of many handcrafted ceilings in the castle.

Seat assignment was very important to the many guests who wanted to be next to the Head of the table William Randolph Hearst.

Ahhh... the famous dinner parties...

Liquors from his private stock, this during the height of the prohibition period.

more of the wine collection

rare bottle of wine, liquors and drink mixes from Hearst's private vault.

On the Hollywood & Hearst Tour you get an exclusive view of Mr. Hearst's extensive wine collection for his legendary parties.

one of many ornate stairways leading to the castle.

One of the iconic wedding towers on the castle property.

It's been said that you were not part of the high society in crowd of the time unless you were one of the select few to "Have stayed at Hearst Castle or waiting to Stay there!"

The craftsmanship of the bedroom furniture is amazing!

The famous actor David Niven stayed in this room! All bachelors who stayed on the property felt special when assigned by Mr. Hearst to this particular room.

Dressing mirror for the female guests were elaborate - no detail left undone.

State of the art bathrooms for the time period- 1920's.

Every fixture in the castle is handmade by the top artisans of the time.

Beautiful one of a kind paintings adorned all the rooms in the castle.

One of many guest bedroom at the Hearst Castle. They enjoyed the lap of luxury.

Dinner parties hosted by William Randolph Hearst, always supplied everything you needed, even the outfits for the party!

San Simeon is only 5 miles from the city of Cambria, a quiet side community along California's central coast.

Breathtaking balcony views overlooking the Hearst property--acres and acres of land!

Path to the castle!

Ornate statues like this one adored the path of arriving guests!

The Neptune Pool...

Mr. Hearst loved to have billiard parties for his guests.

Indoor Roman blue pool!

The world famous and spectacular Neptune pool--345-thousand gallons of water- Wow!

A special tour guide with in-depth knowledge of the new Hollywood and Hearst Tour, is assigned to an exclusive group of 8 people!

Marketing & PR Director for Hearst Castle, Mr. Jim Allen. Mr. Allen shares an amazing wealth of knowledge about the history of the Hearst family, properties, their political power, Hollywood's stars, and movie moguls and their connection to the castle. Ask about the Hearst and Hollywood Tour and the get the scoop of what really happened behind closed doors.. William Randolph Hearts invented entertainment/gossip journalism! You can ask Allen anything. Do you really want to know the whole story?

The Castle Towers

Visitor Center

Visitor entrance

Hearst Castle Neptune Pool in San Simeon, CA

Hearst Castle - San Simeon, CA

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