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Kingscote is a landmark of the Gothic Revival style in American architecture. Its appearance in Newport marked the beginning of the "cottage boom" that would distinguish the town as a veritable laboratory for the design of picturesque houses...more
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253 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840-3571
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+1 401-847-1000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best dining room in town. Cork ceilings and tiffany glass brick windows! Built in dining hutch. This house is full of creativity. Loved hearing the family history as well about the 3 widows! pretty grounds and great carriage house! Make this one of your picks...More

Thank Vanessa W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved our tour of Kingscote. It was so much more personal than the huge tour groups through the bigger mansions. This house inspired me so much, I decorated my Living Room in my House after the Parlor at Kingscote

Thank mydogantoinette1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This mansion is tucked away in a picture perfect setting. Book ahead because this beautiful mansion is a guided tour through the Gilded age. Filled with stories of the families that lived in this house. It is a 1 hour tour this mansion has all...More

Thank Ann Marie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This small house is well decorated and encompasses only original artifacts which is unusual on Bellevue Avenue where many mansions listed their objects. The guided tour helps you entering the gilded ages and it is fun visiting.

Thank Nathalie P
Reviewed July 13, 2018

This fine example of a 1841 mansion, was almost destroyed for ‘the sake progress’. Fortunately, it was saved and we can still enjoy the fine design and craftsmanship that this mansion represents. It is just lovely mansion to tour.

Thank TwoT0Travel
Reviewed July 12, 2018

I would have liked to have been friends with the woman who owned this home....she must have been a hoot to have been around. Very quirky and fun. See this home, it's well worth it.

Thank dino2mom
Reviewed June 27, 2018

This was the first of the Newport Mansions we visited and it made even my very sceptical husband want to see more. Karen did an amazing job with the tour, making sure we knew names and dates but without ever being boring, while also highlighting...More

Thank Bethany V
Reviewed June 25, 2018

This is one of the smaller houses and it is unfair to compare it to the more opulent Elms or Marble House. It has small rooms packed with ornamentation and furniture so you'd want to come here in the morning, not in the afternoon when...More

Thank TorontoLal
Reviewed May 25, 2018

The last one of the Newport Mansions I saw was "The Elms" and the main difference, apart from the Gothic Revival architecture, is that everything in the house was bought, collected, owned by the King family, who owned the house between 1868 and 1972. The...More

Thank Nol v
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Small mansion but beautiful. Do take tour for more information about the mansion. The colour of this Mansion is so unique.

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fostamom
January 26, 2018|
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Response from acarneiro | Property representative |
Good morning. Kingscote and the other smaller Newport Mansions properties will reopen for the 2018 season on May 20. The Breakers, The Elms, Marble House and Rosecliff are all open now. An individual house ticket is... More
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Darryl E
May 7, 2015|
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Response from acarneiro | Property representative |
Hi Darryl- Unfortunately Kingscote is not yet open for the season. It will open on May 23, along with Isaac Bell House, Hunter House, Green Animals and Chepstow. Until then, we do have 5 houses open daily: The Breakers... More
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