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Rosecliff

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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...more
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584 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840-4265
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited this location while attending the Newport Food & Wine festat the Marble House mansion next door. Mansion was easy to review as it is smaller than the Breakers, but has it’s own unique history of the Daughter of an 1880s silver baron. Unfortunately, she...More

Thank TIM B
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a huge mansion with a breathtaking view of the water. The entrance was not as lovely as other mansions. It is currently used special event/wedding venue. The tour was did not include all of the house which was disappointing

Thank Darleen B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great tour of the Rosecliff and really liked the views out back! Interesting that the 2nd floor is more of a display of a seasonal theme than a tour of the original, but still good

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Rosecliff is a beautiful home that is used for weddings and events. Wish we could get married again to do it there!

Thank risagrimaldi g
Reviewed 1 week ago

Other than this mansion being the setting for some movies, I did not see the appeal compared to many of the other houses (The Breakers, The Elms). It just did not impress me like the others did, and if you time is limited I'd skip...More

Thank BenVerona
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was 1 of 6 I rtoured. I did enjoy it alot. The histiry & artwork were amazing. The family histroy was especially interesting.

Thank KateReviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rosecliff, along with all the other guided age mansions is an unbelievably grand edifice. The tour was by audio and very informative allowing you to go as in depth as you wanted. The ballroom is truly grand and you can easily see yourself as a...More

Thank USAFret
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is where the best Great Gatsby film was made with Mia Farrow and Robert Redford.. This is my favorite of all the Gilded Agee summer cottages. I would love to have a huge party here!!!!

Thank Nanci S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although not as ridiculous as The Breakers, it comes in at a close second. The self guided tour is very informative and the optional information gave much insight into the lives of the former residents. This is where The Great Gatsby was filmed and is...More

Thank Bphman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rosecliff Mansion, built in 1902, is decorated in an exquisite and bright French chateau style, just perfect for gilded age entertaining. Again, an audio, self-guided tour is available. The personal story of Tessie Oelrichs who built this party home is also very interesting. Do not...More

Thank Jay L
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Response from sunnynene | Reviewed this property |
Hi! There is no set dress code because the Pierre Cardin exhibition is just like any other museum exhibition you would go to. Dress as fashionably as you'd like - but definitely, wear comfortable shoes is the one thing I... More
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