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The Breakers

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Rosecliff

Both The Breakers and Rosecliff are highly recommended by those who travel for a living. Overall, The Breakers ranks significantly better than Rosecliff. The Breakers is ranked #1 in Newport with positive reviews from 5 reviews including Lonely Planet, Lonely Planet and Fodor's.

Both The Breakers and Rosecliff are highly recommended by those who travel for a living. Overall, The Breakers ranks significantly better than Rosecliff. The Breakers is ranked #1 in Newport with positive reviews from 5 reviews including Lonely Planet, Lonely Planet and Fodor's.

tripexpert score
97
#1 in Newport
location

44 Ochre Point Ave., Newport, RI 02840

endorsements
  • 6 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    The 70-room summer estate of Cornelius Vanderbilt II, president of the New York Central Railroad, was built in 1895. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    If you have time to see only one of the cottages, make it this one. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    Inspired by 16th-century Genoese palazzos, Breakers is the most magnificent Newport mansion. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    These former stables and carriage house belonging to their eponymous mansion now house a museum of Vanderbilt family memorabilia, restored carriages and a fascinating model railway. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    Used as a summer retreat for the family of shipping magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt II. Full Review →

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86
#5 in Newport

584 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840

  • 4 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's

    Newport's most romantic mansion was commissioned by Tessie Hermann Oelrichs, who inherited a Nevada silver fortune. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 35

    Made possible by one James Fair, an immigrant who made his fortune after he unearthed the thickest gold and silver vein of Nevada's Comstock Lode. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    In June the Newport Flower Festival is held here. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 54

    Its grand 80ft-by-40ft ballroom was the setting for some of Newport's most spectacular events;. Full Review →

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