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Salve Regina University

100 Ochre Point Ave, Newport, RI 02840-4192
+1 401-847-6650
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quaint Catholic college near the mansions

beautiful architecture, nestled among the mansions, this private Catholic college is very quaint... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Raleigh, North Carolina
Maybe one of the prettiest college campus' in the U.S.

The famous Cliff Walk separates the college from the ocean bay. Historical Ochre Mansion is the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fall River, Massachusetts
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100 Ochre Point Ave, Newport, RI 02840-4192
+1 401-847-6650
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Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful architecture, nestled among the mansions, this private Catholic college is very quaint and beautiful. many of the buildings are worth seeing even just from the road

Thank timriordan
Reviewed 1 week ago

The famous Cliff Walk separates the college from the ocean bay. Historical Ochre Mansion is the administration building, open to the public. Masses at the Mercy Chapel Mon-Thrs at noon. Parking is free and open to the public on Ochre Point Ave.

Thank CaptainDG
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely university in the midst of mansions and a town of renowned special events such as sailboat racing, World Cup and the tennis Hallmof Fame.

Thank _tsdifiore1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't think of a more beautiful campus! Located on the cliffs overlooking the Atlantic, this campus was once the playground of the rich and famous. The Administration Building is Ochre Court, a chateau style summer house. Dorms are cottages of the rich and famous....More

Thank James S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Spent the weekend there attending our granddaughters graduation from Salve. What a beautiful campus right on the Newport cliff walk. Stately old buildings, beautifully manicured grounds with flower gardens everywhere!! Just love the area. A wonderful school as well - very distinguished and committed staff...More

Thank Joan F
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The Ochre Court administration building is a must see for anyone traveling to the Breakers and other mansions in Newport. The college is run by the Sisters of Mercy- and they graciously permit the public to experience the splendor of the Ochre Court mansion- now...More

Thank Martha K
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We went here for a Girl Scout conference and were on the grounds for three days. The setting is beautiful, the food court/cafeteria was amazing and Ocre Hall was interesting to see.

Thank jessaugusta
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Incredible campus with huge 200+ year old elm trees, plantings everywhere, gorgeous buildings (new and old), right on the sea. Fabulous place in summer. I've seen it in winter too with snow, and they got as much snow as Boston (or more) but it is...More

Thank trip647
Reviewed 15 March 2017

WoW - WoW - Never thought after spending 25 years in Newport every summer - my child would go to Salve - So Happy they did! Great School - Wonderful Campus!

Thank mac91960
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Beautiful view , great University. Visited our child on our weekend get away. Another beautiful hidden gem in RI. Highly recommended for your child to go there

Thank negirl2017
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Thomas H
can the public tour Vinland?
27 March 2017|
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Response from hillretiree | Reviewed this property |
I was told no. I don't believe there is security at the door, but it is a classroom building, and visitors could be a distraction. But I would suggest you email Salve Regina directly to inquire. I was also told that some... More