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Marlborough, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 August 2014

We stayed one night as a getaway. Valet and front desk staff efficient and personable. Front desk provided maps of local area. Upon request they made us taxi reservations AND dining reservations - super helpful and appreciated. Room was located on 2nd floor and was very quiet except for hearing the next room open and close the closet doors. Bed...

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Ren-Providence-Team, General Manager at Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Thank-you for your wonderful detailed review and fabulous feedback. We truly appreciate the time you took to review our hotel, amenities and service. Great that you were able to sample Public Kitchen and Bar during this visit and the team will truly appreciate your comments that you enjoyed your breakfast. We look forward to being of service the next time...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

This was first time back to Providence in 25 years. The staff was so professional and provided exceptional service. The hotel was immaculate and walking distance to the mall and downtown area. Can't wait to return to our new home away from home...

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Ren-Providence-Team, General Manager at Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Thank-you for your wonderful review and welcome back! We look forward to being of service in the future and thank-you for your loyalty.

Maplewood, New Jersey
Reviewed 8 August 2014

From the moment we arrived we were greeted by an efficient and very friendly valet. Our check in was seamless and the desk clerk took the time to point out on a map, the various Providence landmarks, as well as recommendations for dinner. The building was an old masonic temple and is very interesting in design. The room was comfortable...

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Ren-Providence-Team, General Manager at Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Thank-you for your stellar review and fabulous comments. Wonderful that our team exceeded your expectations from the moment you arrived until you departed. Our team is very passionate about ensuing your comfort each and every stay and we look forward to being of service in the near future.

Hallandale Beach, Florida
Reviewed 8 August 2014

I am a frequent traveler and this hotel exceeds on all fronts. Every member of the staff is smiling as their first greeting and exceptional in their customer service skills. The general manager, Angelo Deperi, is an exceptional manager who 'walks the talk.' No issue is insignificant as the staff will go out of their way to accommodate your requests....

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Ren-Providence-Team, General Manager at Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Thank-you for your fabulous review and we truly appreciate your comments and feedback. We look forward to your next visit and hopefully we will have the time to chat again. See you soon.

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 5 August 2014

I am a frequent traveler with really high expectations, and the Renaissance Providence Hotel definitely exceeded all my expectations. From Mike at valet to check-in with Matt at the front desk to Marisol and Rob in the club lounge, I also had the pleasure of receiving friendly and helpful customer service from Melissa, Nick and Tiffany at the front desk,...

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Ren-Providence-Team, General Manager at Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Thank-you for your wonderful 5 Star review and your observations of our staff exceeding your expectations. Our team is very passionate about ensuring you have a fabulous stay with us each and every time and rest assured we will celebrate and recognize our team members based on your comments and recognition of their efforts. We look forward to your next...

Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 4 August 2014

I had a business group of about 25 that stayed at theThe Renaisssance Providence Hotel and the hotel exceeded my expetations. Check in was flawless. The sleeping rooms were clean and comfortable. The entire staff was friendly and attentive. The meeting rooms were set up to my liking and the food was delicious. I was able to make changes to...

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Ren-Providence-Team, General Manager at Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Thank-you for staying with us and for using our hotel for your meeting needs. Fantastic to hear that we exceeded your expectations not only in our room area but in our meeting space and in the execution of your meeting needs. We truly appreciate your feedback and look forward to being of service in the near future for your meeting...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 August 2014

Providence Rhode Island has been a second home to me for the past 6 years. Recently moving back to NYC, taking a weekend getaway to this tiny city filled with tons of great food, people, bars, lounges, and memories were all great aspects of this trip. Staying at the Renaissance Providence Hotel made this trip even better! Driving up to...

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Ren-Providence-Team, General Manager at Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Thank-you for your fabulous review and for taking the time to write such detailed praises of our property and our team. It is wonderful on your homecomingl that you were able to interact with a number of our staff particularly Kassandra, Juan and Arnaldo and that they exceeded your expectations in all areas. We look forward to being of service...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

We went here for just one night but the hotel was beautiful. The room was very quaint and the bathroom was beautiful and very clean. Kaitlyn checked us in and was very helpful and even suggested places for us to go for dinner and drinks since we were only there one night. Kassandra helped us check out the next morning...

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Ren-Providence-Team, General Manager at Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Thank-you for your fabulous 5 Star review and for your comments about our beautiful hotel. Wonderful that our team exceeded your expectations, particularly Kaitlyn and Kassandra. We will celebrate your feedback with them and look forward to your next visit with us.

Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

My family and I stayed here the night before catching an early morning train. It is only about 2 blocks away which is a very easy walk, even with kids (age 6 & 7). The room was very nice. Large! And we had a great view of the capital bldg. The hotel is walkable to Providence Place, Providence Train Station...

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Ren-Providence-Team, General Manager at Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

We would like to thank you and your family for choosing our hotel. We are centrally located in the historic Capitol District and it is wonderful that you were able to take advantage of our location relative to the train station, the mall and the other amenities in the surrounding area. We look forward to helping you discover more about...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 31 July 2014

I've been staying at this hotel pretty much every week for business for the past 8 months and have enjoyed my stay here. The view of the state house is great. The staff are polite and welcoming; recognize me as a frequent guest and address me by name; and make an effort to accommodate most requests. Additionally, Marisol in the...

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Thank-you for your fabulous review and your loyalty. We look forward to continuing our service to you and will celebrate your recognition of Marisol with our team. We truly appreciate your comments and loyalty to our hotel.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Dry Cleaning
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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
Region: United States > Rhode Island > Providence > Downtown Providence
Price Range: €163 - €320 (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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