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Located in Downtown Providence, Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel is adjacent to Rhode Island State Capitol Building and within a 15-minute walk of popular sights like Kennedy Plaza. This 272-room, 4-star hotel has a restaurant and a bar/lounge, along with a health club. Brown University and Roger Williams Park are also near this Providence hotel.


You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge or visit the onsite restaurant for a bite to eat. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. For your convenience, a full breakfast is available for a fee.


The 272 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including refrigerators, minibars, and coffee makers. Guests can expect to find WiFi, wired Internet, and LCD TVs. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Other amenities include free local calls, safes, and ironing boards.

Property features

At Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel, guests have access to a health club, free WiFi in public areas, and a meeting room. Valet parking is available for USD 28 per day, and there's also limo/town car service. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Additional amenities include a business center, coffee/tea in a common area, and express check-in.


  • Walking distance to Rhode Island State Capitol Building and Kennedy Plaza
  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Health club

Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel

5 Avenue of the Arts Providence RI 02903

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Set in the heart of New England, the Renaissance Providence Hotel is a stately building in Rhode Island's capital. Built in 1929, this historic neo-Classical hotel was originally a Masonic Temple; its restoration was one of the largest projects in the state's history. The building commemorates the heritage of the area while also involving the vibrant artistic community that surrounds it today.

The Temple Downtown Restaurant and Lounge serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner; room service is available (limited hours). In December 2015, this lobby, public spaces, and non-suite guestrooms were recently renovated.

A business center is on site; services available at the hotel include computer and cell phone rental, event catering, and dry cleaning. Meeting space and audiovisual equipment are available for large and small groups. Fitness equipment is available.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Year Built 1929 
  • Number of floors - 9 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Express check-in 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Health club 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Luggage storage 
  • One meeting room 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 272 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 10.95 per day ), Wired internet access ( USD 10.95 per day )

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel offers 272 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, designer toiletries, and hair dryers.

In-room wired and wireless high-speed Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Minibar 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Phone 
  • Turndown service 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • LCD TV 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Temple Downtown Restaurant and Lounge - Stylish restaurant with Masonic iconography. Menu blends bistro and brassiere styles. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 4 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service animals are allowed

No cribs (infant beds) available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: USD 18 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 10.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): USD 10.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 28 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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