COVID-19 Response

Following guidance from the California Department of Public Health and local public health authorities, we are increasing public access and services in a phased approach at Hearst Castle®/Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument®. Before visiting, please review the COVID-19/FAQ tab on the home page. There you will find information and frequently asked questions regarding your trip to Hearst Castle. Updates about the overall Department of Parks and Recreation response to COVID-19, including safety information, are posted on parks.ca.gov. For more information from the San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department click readyslo.org

Hearst Castle tours and the Visitor Center is currently closed. When we reopen, advanced reservations will be required to visit Hearst Castle and/or the Visitor Center

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Structure Square Feet Bedrooms Fireplaces Bathrooms Sitting Rooms
Casa Grande 68,500 38 30 42 14
Casa Del Mar 5,350 8 5 6 1
Casa Del Monte 2,550 4 3 4 1
Casa Del Sol 3,620 8 3 8 2
Guest Houses

There are a total of 46 rooms in the Guest Houses including lobbies.

Casa Grande

There are several additional rooms in Casa Grande including the Refectory, the Billiard Room, the Theater, Library, Gothic Study, Beauty Salon, Butler’s Pantry, Kitchen, Staff Dining Room for a total of 115 rooms in Casa Grande.

Holds 345,000 gallons of water
Depth from 3.5 feet to 10 feet deep; 6 feet in alcove

Indoor Roman Pool

Holds 205,000 gallons of water
Depth is 10 feet deep; 4 feet in alcove