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Rosecliff

584 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840-4265
+1 401-847-1000
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US$37.50*
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Private Historic Newport Pedicab Tour
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US$780.00*
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Private Day Trip From Boston to the Newport Mansions
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Commissioned by Nevada silver heiress Theresa Fair Oelrichs in 1899, architect Stanford White modeled Rosecliff after the Grand Trianon, the garden retreat of French kings at Versailles. After the house was completed in 1902, at a reported cost of $2.5 million, Mrs. Oelrichs hosted fabulous entertainments here, including a fairy tale dinner and a party featuring famed magician Harry Houdini.
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  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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584 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840-4265
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1 - 10 of 721 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Good looking home with good taste in its favor. Still I`m glad I don`t have to heat it. Ego also here, but controlled to an extent.

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Just meh, in comparison to the other mansions. Not stately or well furnished. Skip this and see Marble House, Breakers, The Elms.

Thank coasttocoast51
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We saw this as part of a 5 mansion pass that we purchased. It had a wonderful audio tour, free parking, a gift shop and an audio tour. The mansion was beautiful and the audio tour so informative. Know that the parking lot is busy,...More

Thank Minnesota42
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place was definitely the party house of the time...the beautiful views and enormous ball room with the perfectly designed hardwood floors was amazing. I would have loved to go to a party here...

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 5 days ago

The thing about visiting the magnificent Gilded Age mansions on Bellevue Avenue in Newport, Rhode Island, is just when you think you've seen it all, the grandest mansion of all, you realize that the house next door is even grander. Take Rosecliff, for example. Also...More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place to host the annual flower show. We never miss the show held both inside the mansion and on the grounds including the back which overlooks the ocean. Several of the local high schools have held their proms at this mansion and...More

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely 'cottage' overlooking the cliffs. The public spaces were breathtakingly beautiful with manicured grounds , on site parking and views overlooking the cliffs. A must see

Thank Frank F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While you don't tour as much of Rosecliff as some of the other mansions, it is still worth a visit. I wish there were more of the upstairs rooms on the tour but my impression was that much second floor had been updated. It is...More

Thank peglegdebs
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to a wedding here, beautiful setting in a mansion. Hospitality/waitstaff was great. Food was excellent.

Thank Jeanne M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots to see throughout the mansion and was also given headphones and iPad to hear some history about each of the rooms. There was also a fashion exhibit. Wish more of the rooms were open to visitors. Grounds are also beautiful, everything is beautifully landscaped,...More

Thank Christy M
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