Stay at The Castle at Skylands Manor in Ringwood, NJ

Ringwood, NJ

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In a Nutshell

The Tudor Revival castle—a popular destination-wedding location—has a 1,000-acre garden and opulent interiors

The Fine Print

Dates cannot be changed once booked; valid only for night(s) purchased. 11-day cancellation notice required prior to check-in or reservation is non-refundable. No-shows will be charged total Groupon rate. No refunds will be processed by Groupon after check in. Must be 21 or older to check in. Traveler name must match ID at time of check-in. Credit card required at check-in. 12% tax added at purchase. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Tudor Revival Castle amid 1,000-Acre Garden

The Castle at Skylands Manor has a weathered stone façade and medieval architecture; it’d be easy to picture it built several centuries ago in a far-flung European city and somehow transported to the northern Appalachian Mountains. The building was actually constructed in the 1920s, but its anachronistic design—including arched doorways, a cross-gabled roof, and some Tudor Revival touches—gives the manor a certain fairy-tale charm. It helps that the castle stands amid 1,000 acres of manicured gardens and woodlands.

Gerald and Robert Frungillo of Frungillo Caterers run Skylands Manor and are no strangers to bringing fantasies to life. The brothers are renowned for catering elaborate weddings that fulfill every one of the brides’ desires, whether that means flying in specific candies from the Dominican Republic or resurrecting Mendelssohn to play the wedding march. The Frungillos even had their own TLC reality show, Masters of Reception, and they've worked with celebrities such as Alec Baldwin and James Gandolfini.

Inside the castle, the Family Chateau Rooms, Gatsby Rooms, Knight Rooms, and Queen Antoinette and King Alfred Suites are opulently appointed with chandeliers, gold-leaf moulding, and built-in armoires. The sumptuous, royal-red furnishings in other chambers fall in line with the estate's baronial vibe. Large windows look out on the grounds, which encompass a lakeside chapel and a tree-lined orchard.

The same attention to detail found in the guest rooms is on display in the common areas, which include a dining room graced by a carved oak mantel. Within the common areas, a champagne toast occurs daily at 5 p.m. Inquire at the front desk about guided tours of the grounds and manor, where you can learn about the history and architecture of the place.

Ringwood, New Jersey: Former Mining Town Filled with Natural Treasures in Ramapo Mountains

The highland town of Ringwood sits 39 miles northwest of New York City in the Ramapo Mountains—a region filled with lakes, forests, and other natural attractions. Ringwood State Park surrounds The Castle at Skylands Manor. In the summer, it’s a great place for fishing, hiking, and hunting. The park also contains some of the original buildings and mines dating back to the 18th century, when Ringwood was a leader in the iron industry.

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90% of 259 customers recommend

  • “We had a wonderful time and Colin was a great host!”

  • “Great service and a beautiful room and property. ”

  • “The Place is gorgeous, location was not far from central jersey, service was very good. Staff friendly, courteous and efficient. ”

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    Ringwood, NJ

    5 Morris Rd

    Ringwood, NJ 07456

    +19738651022

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