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Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel

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Fuel your sense of wonder at 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 near T.F. Green Airport and Brown University.
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Business Center with Internet Access
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Multilingual Staff
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Accessible rooms
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Grade: 98 out of 100
44Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
9Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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We had a wonderful stay at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Providence. The building is beatiful and right across from the State Capitol (our room had a view of the Capitol). The main train station is 5 minutes walk. Staff was very friendly and helpful.
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The room was modern with ample space to move around and to place your luggage. Pillows were way too soft, didn't provide much support for sleeping. The wi-fi was a bit sketchy as they don't use a private network that makes you enter a password to log in. When I tried to use
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Response from KimberlyGreene, General Manager at Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Mayybees, Thank you for your recent visit to Providence. We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with such detailed feedback about your stay. I am very sorry to hear that several things throughout your stay did not meet your expectations. We have just started the process of replacing all guest room pillows, I am sorry that we were not able to complete this prior to your stay. The design of the bathroom and closet doors is unique, and the access to the closet is viewed by some guests as a benefit, but not all share that feeling. I am also disappointed to hear that our staff did not provide you with a warm arrival. We pride ourselves on the great service provided by our associates, and I am sorry this was not your experience. We take guest safety and security very seriously. The internet does operate on a secure network, but does not require authentication to use the complimentary tier. The Renaissance Providence splash page does provide the level of security required by Marriott for complimentary access. If your travels bring you back to RI, I would hope that you give us another opportunity to earn your business. Best regards, Kim
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Right on Capital Hill and near Providence Place. Great service starting with the valet...the front desk and our server at breakfast. Our room was very clean and spacious. Bed was super comfy. Romantic getaway. Cozy and perfect!
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My husband, children, and I recently stayed at The Renaissance Hotel in Providence over Thanksgiving weekend while visiting my husbands family. I originally picked this hotel because of the mostly positive reviews, but after what happened we will never stay again, nor will we
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Response from AlyssaRenProv, Manager at Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear lanneburke, Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review. All of your comments are essential to educating our staff about good and bad service. I am so sorry this happened to your husband and it is not at all a reflection of our services. As you can tell by our other reviews regarding our service, this is a one-off situation that has been addressed with the Front Office Manager and her team. We missed an opportunity upon your conversation with the manager to leave you with a final positive impression, and once again I apologize. If your travels bring you back to Providence, I would welcome the opportunity to show you that your experience was not the typical experience of our guests. Please contact me personally and I will handle all of the details of your reservation. Best regards, Alyssa Gergel Director of Room Operations Alyssa.gergel@renaissanceprovidence.com
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This property is in a great location in Providence. You can walk to the mall and downtown area with no problem. It is across the street from the beautiful RI State House. The valets were friendly and efficient upon arrival and departure. It’s valet parking only and the cost was
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Hello. Any of the rooms with jacuzzi, or hot tub, not just the regular bathtub?
Not in the regular rooms, possibly in the suite. Calling would be best
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Do you have handicap parking at the hotel?
Hello. Our hotel only has valet parking and we would be able to assist you with those needs.
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What's dinner there like?
Dinner in Providence is first-rate. There are plenty of great restaurants, especially in the Federal Hill area. Since the area is home to Johnson & Wales University, where there's one of the country's best Culinary and Hospitality programs, you'll find young students and recent grads who are working their best to further their careers. As a result, you find amazing food at the local restaurants (even the chains), and great service at the area hotels. The Renaissance always has young people working there, and they're always friendly, helpful, and professional. The bottom line is, you can't go wrong eating anywhere in Providence.
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Where can you park if staying overnight? How much does it cost?
Hello and thank you for your question. You can valet park at the hotel for $30 with full in and out privileges. The closest garage is at the Providence Place Mall. This garage is 1/6 mile away and is $25 for 24 hours.
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Greetings from Providence. We would be happy to provide a microwave at no charge. Please let the front desk know upon check in.
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"upper floors looking towards the state capital are great"
"ask for room facing the Capitol Building"
"Ask for a view of the State Capital"
"As for a State House View from a high floor"
"Avoid any of the rooms near 909. You'll be right under the heavy machinery, and the hotel won't do anything to help."
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PRICE RANGE
US$175 - US$350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
renaissance providenceprovidence renaissance
LOCATION
United StatesRhode IslandProvidenceDowntown Providence
NUMBER OF ROOMS
272
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