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Villanova, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We decided to try this hotel as we frequent Providence monthly The location is right off Rte 95 and adjacent to the city capitol buildings. The staff is courteous and professional. Be aware that the parking is valet and the front entrance is shared with a public auditorium venue so traffic getting in and out of the hotel lot is...

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

Dear janbK6058QR, Thank you for taking the time to review our property.I am glad to hear you enjoyed the size and cleanliness of the room. Your feedback regarding your poor parking experience and noise from a neighbor has caught my attention. We do share a driveway with the historic Vets Memorial Auditorium which is a great entertainment option for all...

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This hotel was classy with a modern twist . The room was spacious the bed was super comfortable . One of the best hotel beds by marriott brands . Bathroom was large with lots of marble also a large soaking tub ! Staff was very welcoming , the location is great its right near everything in downtown ! Valet parking...

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

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay! Our decor and ambiance are a great reason to stay or even simply stop by the Renaissance Providence. Our service is the added cherry on top which makes the experience top notch. We look forward to seeing you in the very near future....

Reviewed 13 March 2017

We had a show at PPAC and were staying for a couple of nights, so we chose the Renaissance because of the great reviews and the really nice pictures that everyone shared. When I arrived at the hotel I was greeted by the valets who informed me that they were going to park my car for $28 per day. I...

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

Dear JoshRobbins, Thank you for writing this detailed review. I am extremely sorry that you had an unsatisfactory experience at the hotel. I am disappointed with the cleanliness of your guestroom and the condition issues that you encountered during this stay. As you can see from previous reviews, situations like this are not frequent at this hotel. Please accept my...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This hotel was very accommodating and great service. I came in very late after several meetings. Check -in was a breeze. My room had an excellent view of the capital it was spacious, clean and modern. Everyone was very professional from the valet to maid service. Room service was punctual and trays were removed quickly.

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

Dear Julissa F, Thank you for your review. I am extremely pleased to see that our service and product met your expectations. Our Capitol View rooms truly have one of the best views that a downtown Providence hotel has to offer. We hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again soon! Regards, Michael Canini General Manager

Edina, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Renaissance Providence lived up to the reputation as Marriott's up and coming premier hotel line. Staff was ready and willing to provide the best service possible. Will stay at this location when back in the Providence area. Only issue I had was room temperature. The room was too warm at night.

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

We came down from Boston for an overnight to see a show at the Vet, which is about forty feet away from the hotel front entrance. The hotel seemed newly renovated - our room was spotless. Friendly and helpful staff on check-in. Mattress felt new, bathroom looked new. We really enjoyed our stay. And, the Public Kitchen restaurant in the...

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

Dear Homespunner, Thank you for your 5 Star review! We certainly appreciate you feedback. Our rooms are newly renovated and I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. The Vets is a great partner of the hotel and I hope you enjoyed the show over there as well. We hope to see you again soon! Regards,...

Reviewed 24 February 2017

Ok. So, we had a few little snafus. As I see a few other reviewer commented, our heater didn't work consistently. We did finally get it figured out. Then, we had a bit of a maintenance issue ... they cleaned something we asked them not to clean. It was very unfortunate, however, the management (Ryan) really stepped up and did...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I have stayed at this beautiful hotel on a number of occasions for extended trips on business. I keep going back because of the helpful & friendly staff, the fine rooms and the location (it is a very short walk up a hill to get there, in case if that bothers you). The bar is a lively place that has...

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

Dear hill2008. Thank you for your Five Star Review! I am always thrilled to hear the feedback of a repeat customer. We take great pride that our restaurant Public Kitchen & Bar has a true neighborhood feel. While we want each guest to discover something new during each stay, we always want you to enjoy all that the hotel has...

New York
Reviewed 21 February 2017

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 19 February 2017

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...

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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: $236 - $482 (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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Renaissance Providence
Providence Renaissance
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#1 Business Hotel in Providence
#1 Luxury Hotel in Providence
#3 Family Hotel in Providence
#4 Romantic Hotel in Providence
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“Ask for one with a view because not all of them have a window you can actually see out of.”
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“Chose odd number rooms for a view the state house building across the park, which is an impressive sight that you will not get tired of.”
hill2008, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“this is a nice hotel I would stay again...the comments are in hopes that the manage addresses poor maintenance.”
rajust202, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“ask for a view of the state capitol!”
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