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“Another charming home!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Elms

The Elms
367 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840
401-847-1000
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Ranked #3 of 66 attractions in Newport
Type: Historic Sites, Gardens
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Owner description: French-style mansion built for coal magnate Edward Berwind.
London
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74 reviews 74 reviews
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
“Another charming home!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

We so much loved the Breakers on our recent visit that we upgraded our ticket to see the Elms as well. Another fantastic house full of marble and gold. We gathered these were summer homes and you could imagine the parties out on the lawns. The audio guide was most explicit and told you what it was like upstairs and downstairs (staff!) well worth the visit.

Visited June 2013
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Breckenridge, Colorado
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Love the Elms!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Visited most of the mansion but Saturday visited the Elms for the first time. Really liked it, love the self guided tours and the grounds were beautiful.
Definitely one beautiful mansion!

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Augusta, GA
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154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
“Wow!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

This is one of the must see houses out of all of the mansions. The audio tour was excellent and not too long. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to The Elms, the Kings Cote and Chateau sur Mer. All were wonderful. Breakers tomorrow.

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“Beautiful grounds and home”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

We loved the tour of The Elms. Take time to see the home and explore the property. The Newport Preservation Society maintains the estate and an audio tour is part of the price of admission. It is part of the Newport mansions tour.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
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“another gilded age extravagance”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Any to the Newport mansions provide a window into a time past and the Elms is one of the best. While not all original, the period furnishings give a glimpse of what it must have been like to live with incredible wealth.

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