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Versailles Gardens and French Cloister

Paradise Island Dr. | One & Only Ocean Club, New Providence Island
+1 800-321-3000
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Very nice !

The story of the place is very interesting. The previous owner of the resort used a lot of money... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cetatzeni
Beautiful place to stroll

Despite the difficulty of obtaining information about 'the cloisters', I eventually found my way... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mar J
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Bancroft, Canada
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Beautifully manicured gardens set next to a 12th century Augustine monastery.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ocean club” (38 reviews)
“from france” (3 reviews)
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Paradise Island Dr. | One & Only Ocean Club, New Providence Island
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+1 800-321-3000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The story of the place is very interesting. The previous owner of the resort used a lot of money and effort to build and maintain a convincing replica of the Versailles Gardens . One may approch it either starting from the resort grounds or from...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite the difficulty of obtaining information about 'the cloisters', I eventually found my way here. Hint: locals won't know what you are talking about if you refer to it as Versailles Garden. Also, I wanted to walk to it from my resort but Paradise Island...More

Thank Mar J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went there based on locals recommending it, looks like it used to be public but then sold to private owners, very hostile signs forbidding any tresspassing, I think it is shame on the city to sell such property, it is bad enough that half...More

1  Thank MrASM
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was so excited to see this place and walked about 15 minutes from the Warwick but when we arrived realized it's on private property and not available to the public. Big disappointment.

Thank jrabidea
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

After hearing of this amazing garden and seeing it briefly while returning from an excursion from Rose Island, I became determined to visit. We had lunch at Dune, the creation of Michelin-starred chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. After an exquisite luncheon, we asked permission to walk through...More

2  Thank rogerhomer
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

The Versailles Gardent & French Cloisters are within walking distance from RIU Paradise island hotel, only took 15 min. Gardens are spacious and very green.

1  Thank 133DM133
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

This was a very pleasant surprise. The guide from the Warwick Hotel did a very nice job of explaining the history of the gardens. You really need a guide to get the full value of the experience. It is truly one of a kind and...More

1  Thank mike t
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

I loved this garden, it was so peaceful and full of beautiful flowers if you are on Paradise Island stop and check it out.

2  Thank GregandGreg
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Huntington hartford was the first to develop Paradise Island in 1957. It was his idea to re-create a French style garden for his guest. The place is BEAUTIFUL... enter through the One & Only. Dress code required.

2  Thank I4370UXanthonyb
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

We are going in January, 2018 and wanted to make plans to visit this since it is one of the top things to do on Paraside Island. I called to inquire about this. This is PRIVATE PROPERTY and for the guests of their resort only....More

6  Thank SMW1962
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