The Hotel Providence, RI - Providence, Rhode Island - Historic Building in Arts District Hosts Modern Boutique Hotel

The Hotel Providence, RI, is located on Westminster Street at Mathewson in the northeast part of the downtown area just blocks from I-95 in this southern New England capital city. It is in the heart of the city's theater district.

The hotel's 7 floors house 80 guest rooms which include 16 suites featuring original artwork by the nationally renowned Nancy Friese, who is chair of the Graduate School at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD).

Amenities in these rooms include wireless internet access, in room movies and in room wall safes. Guests have access to 6 complimentary newspapers in the lobby.

There is valet parking for a fee.

Pets are allowed in this hotel.

There is an in house fitness center with cardiovascular equipment that includes treadmills, stationery bicycles and elliptical trainers. These machines each have their own wireless audio system. There are 3 large LCD screen televisions here. Personal trainers can be arranged with advance request for a fee. Although there is no in house spa, one is available for appointments only three blocks away from here.

The Hotel Providence, RI, has one in house restaurant, Aspire. Inventive American and local Rhode Island cuisine is featured on the menu. It is open 3 meals a day, 7 days a week. Room service is also available in the hotel until 11 PM.

The Aspire bar has Happy Hour daily on weekdays, from 4 - 7 PM. It also frequently hosts live music.

For business or social events, the hotel has 10,000 sq. ft. divided amongst 10 function rooms. The Tilden Turber Ballroom is the largest venue here. It has the capacity of hosting a 150 person banquet with no dance floor or 120 people with space for dancing as well as sit-down dining.

Frequent guests are given special treatment by this hotel's Providence Privileges program. This includes 10% off of the lowest rates, free local calling and late check out at 2 PM, among other benefits. There is no fee for joining this program.

The Hotel Providence, RI, has a fully equipped business center to assist business travelers with their needs and to assist with business events organized at the hotel.

Regular check in at this hotel is at 4 PM and normal check out is expected for 12 noon.

The building itself was originally constructed in 1800. The marble floors give a renaissance era feel in the hotel lobby.

This hotel is located just up the block from the Performing Arts Center. It is only a ten minute walk from Little Italy and only a 5 blocks from the Providence River. The Convention Center and the Providence Place Mall, with 170 shops as well as restaurants and movie theaters are also only a few blocks away from this hotel which only first opened its doors in the year 2000.

This hotel has a smoke free policy, including the A Bar, the lounge located in the restaurant.

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