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New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful hotel facing the state capitol building. The rooms were clean with comfortable beds. The staff was very friendly and extremely helpful. We had difficulty finding a restaurant with an open table for dinner and the concierge called several restaurants to secure us a table -- and his recommendation was outstanding. Given it's location at the top of a hill...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the first room I had the heater was broken I finally called the front desk at 3am and switched rooms the second room: then the phone didn't work the shower was broken the door was sticking I called the front desk and the sent someone to fix the shower and they left black foot prints in the bath - the...

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Michael C, General Manager at Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Dear rajust202, Thank you for your feedback. I would like to personally apologize for the several shortfalls that occurred during your visit to Providence. The troubles that occurred are inexcusable and I assure you that each of these occurrences will be addressed promptly. I was happy to hear that our Manager on Duty did provide compensation for both of your...

Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I would consider this a Boutique Hotel in a historic building downtown Providence. Only there for one night on business but will return sometime for a weekend. The rooms are well done which can be a challenge sometimes in old historic buildings but they pulled it off here. Really comfortable bed. Service is excellent which is a hallmark of Marriott....

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived before the snow storm hit and upon check in was this lovely women Christina. She looked like she loved being there and enjoyed her job. Nothing but smiles and warmth coming from her. I had came down to tour Providence College for my son, and christina was so courteous on giving us information about the area and good...

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Michael C, General Manager at Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Dear samsmith053, Thank you for your feedback and your 5 star review! I am truly impressed by the service that Christina and the team provided you and your family during your stay. We are thrilled to have exceeded your expectations during this stay and look forward to serving you again soon! Warmest Regards, Michael Canini General Manager

Tadley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I rate hotels on the quality of the food, the sleep and the bar, the sleep was good and the bar staff are friendly, attentive and knowledgeable. I didn't dine this time but had breakfast the first day. The food was ok but the service very slow, given that there were only 2 of us in the whole restaurant it...

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Michael C, General Manager at Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Dear jeremyd821, Thank you for staying at the Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel. While I am very happy to hear that the service and guestroom met your expectations, but would like to apologize that we did not meet your expectations for breakfast. It is inexcusable that your breakfast was not served in a timely manner. I have shared your feedback with...

New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was recently renovated and was very nicely decorated and clean. It's a good spot for business as you are right in the city of Providence. There is a restaurant and 1 block from a shopping mall.

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Plainfield, New Hampshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met several of my college friends here for a reunion weekend. Everyone from the valet to the front desk staff were wonderful, friendly, and efficient. Rooms were especially clean, very updated and sleek. Beds were comfortable and rooms very quiet, bathroom was also quite large freshly stocked with AVEDA products!!. Centrally located downtown next to the Providence Place Mall and...

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Michael C, General Manager at Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Dear arocke, Thank you for the 5 star review! I am thoroughly glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Meeting your expectations is our #1 priority and it seems that this was accomplished. We hope to have the opportunity of serving you again soon! Regards, Michael Canini

Hopewell Junction, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is beautiful and in the heart of downtown Providence. The hotel is immaculate and the was spacious, comfortable, very well designed and clean. One of the nicest hotel rooms I have ever stayed in.

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Westchester, NY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were only there for a few hours, so it's hard to give a full rating, but we had a nice stay. We arrived after the Patriots Divisional Playoff game after 1am, and there was no valet around, but the front desk people were helpful, although it took a a minute to figure out where the front desk was (it's...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Renaissance Providence Downtown is a beautiful and well maintained hotel. I've stayed there twice in recent months and will return in the near future. The staff from the parking valets to the front desk to the cleaning staff are all very pleasant and attentive. The hotel lounge on the seventh floor is large a spacious. The gym is also...

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Michael C, General Manager at Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dave D Thank you for your review! I am thrilled to see that we met your expectations. We understand how difficult it could be for our guests to get a workout when they are away from home and are glad that you enjoy your workouts with us! We hope to see you again soon! Michael Canini

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fuel your sense of wonder at the Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel with geometric décor infused throughout inspired by the creative talents of world-renowned Rhode Island School of Design. Experience the sparkle of a re-imagined lounge and discover the "WOW'" factor in our guest rooms. All are warm and airy with splashes of color, comfy beds and bathroom fixtures that impart a luxurious feel. Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel is among the most remarkable hotels in Providence, Rhode Island. Housed in a beautifully restored historic 1920s era building, the hotel's 264 exquisite guest rooms and 8 suites offer exceptional comfort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel

Address: 5 Avenue of the Arts, Providence, RI 02903-1103
Region: United States > Rhode Island > Providence > Downtown Providence
Price Range: $229 - $358 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 272
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Also Known As:
Renaissance Providence
Providence Renaissance
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Providence
#1 Business Hotel in Providence
#3 Family Hotel in Providence
#4 Romantic Hotel in Providence
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“this is a nice hotel I would stay again...the comments are in hopes that the manage addresses poor maintenance.”
 of 5 bubbles rajust202, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“ask for a view of the state capitol!”
 of 5 bubbles samsmith053, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Our view was just ok...high enough up but facing the hightway”
 of 5 bubbles rma722017, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The even numbered rooms have a view of the state Capitol building”
 of 5 bubbles BobLeblaw, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Request view of the State House, some rooms face parking lot/the wall”
 of 5 bubbles petunka, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
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