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“Nutcracker at the Rosecliff Mansion”
Review of Rosecliff

Rosecliff
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$37.50*
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Private Historic Newport Pedicab Tour
Ranked #21 of 118 things to do in Newport
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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 $2.5 million, Mrs. Oelrichs hosted fabulous entertainments here, including a fairy tale dinner and a party featuring famed magician Harry Houdini.
Reviewed December 8, 2013

The nutcracker was very nice to watch. I enjoyed the show..... I did not like that they moved you to different rooms, I thought there was a full tour of mansion before show but they just moved the show to a few rooms ... I liked that they started in the staircase area but the second room was so small with the large group to watch it and everyone needed to stand there and the people at the end of the group misses some of the show cause they need to walk to room. I think if they went from the stairs right into the main ballroom it would be nice..... For what I could see of the show I think it was over priced.

Thank Tswim
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Reviewed December 4, 2013

One can envision themselves living in this house. It seems more realistic as a home than others that appear as more like museums.

Thank Leo B
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Reviewed November 19, 2013

The house is so beautiful but also somehow "homey" maybe because it was more recently occupied and the stories of the family members who visited there. Audio tour is excellent.

Thank WVTEX
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Reviewed November 5, 2013

Rosecliff is pretty and what you expect when you do the typical mansion house tour. It never disappoints.

Thank katlat29
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Reviewed October 23, 2013

From the pictures I thought it would be more beautiful than it was. The views of the ocean are amazing but the house itself was disappointing.

Thank saramac161
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