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Chateau-sur-Mer is a landmark of High Victorian architecture, furniture, wallpapers, ceramics and stenciling. It was the most palatial residence in Newport from its completion in 1852 until the appearance of the Vanderbilt houses in the...more
Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is nothing wrong with Chateau-sur-Mer. It just did not impress us as much as The Breakers, Rosecliffe and Marble House. We like light cheery places and this cottage has a distinctive dark appearance. In another city where this was the only house we toured,...More

Thank VAChuck
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting architecture No air conditioning, but still should be seen One of top 5 Would like to see servants quarters but not on tour

Thank clarkkw
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was very hot the day we went. It is a guided tour and there is no air-conditioning in the home. I was only able to make it 1/2 way thru the guided tour it was so warm in the house. Yet, this one should...More

Thank midwestgal901
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I first went into this house, I was impress buy the way everything was set up. Love the guided tour, I will go again and again and again.

Thank megans1225ma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Chateau after touring the Elms (which was beautiful). The Chateau itself was dark and cluttered, which was the Victorian fashion (and not my style). You have to tour the house with a guide (at least on the day we visited), and so...More

1  Thank Kassie A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beautiful stroll into the past was a guided tour. The gardens are spectacular filled with many varieties of flowers in many colors even in rainy weather we could not resist exploring.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bride and I enjoyed our electronic tour. The mansion is beautiful and impressive. Bring water if you go in summer as it's up and down stairs

Thank Roufus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited several of the mansions in Newport and Chateau de Mer was one of them. All the other houses offered audio tours and this one had docents which we were excited about since often they share interesting facts and stories that are included in...More

Thank K H
acarneiro, Public Relations Manager at Chateau-sur-Mer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear K H: We regret that your experience at Chateau-sur-Mer did not meet your expectations, nor did it meet our expectations for the quality experience that we want all of our visitors to have. Please be assured that we take all visitor feedback very seriously....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This castle is made after the French royal castle in Versailles turned into a modern way. The rooms are spacious. The decor modern and woody. Do not miss the stairs, the silver wardrobe and the bathroom upstairs after enjoying the chimneys tiles.

Thank Nathalie P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We toured five mansions while in Newport. This was the only one that we visited that had a person actually giving the tour. We really enjoyed the information that he provided. The woodwork is so beautiful in each room. Different rooms were done in different...More

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dee l
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Response from worldexplorer0820 | Reviewed this property |
There is no food offered == it is a historic site to walk through and view. Sorry.