Tastefully restored, our exquisite Providence hotel is housed in the opulence of an original 1920s-era building in the heart of historic downtown. Comfort is guaranteed in any one of our 272 fully modernized guest rooms or lavish suites. You can experience truly exceptional dining in our Public Kitchen & Bar, a local institution. Our location means we're just a short stroll away from some of Rhode Island’s most famous attractions, including the beautiful Brown University campus and the incredible scenery of Waterplace Park and Riverwalk. Just ask local Navigator Bill for details.
This is place is just perfect. Neither a sticky-countered dive nor an overpriced lounge. Have a martini and an amazing burger.
Address: 1478 Atwood Avenue, Providence, 2919, RI, United States
Phone: +1 401 432 7080
Website: http://bar101ri.com/Hotel: Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel
Distance: 4.9 mi
Relax by the tranquil indoor waterfall, and see the incredible carnivorous plants at this botanical garden.
This wonderful indoor botanical garden is the largest of its kind in New England. The intoxicating scent of tropical flowers fills this greenhouse, which is home to many rare and exotic species of plants. If you can, join a docent for an engaging and enthralling tour through the establishment. Be sure to lease some time to explore Roger Williams Park, which the botanical center is located in.
Address: 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, 2903, RI, United States
Phone: +1 401 421 7740Hotel: Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel
Distance: 2.78 mi
Armed with a philanthropic mission, Blue State lets patrons contribute to good causes while they enjoy their first-rate varieties of coffee.
Established with the intent to contribute to a better society, Blue State Coffee goes beyond the business aspect and has its heart firmly in favor of charity. The best part, customers get to be a part of it with a portion of profits getting donated. But this is no reason to underestimate their sterling coffee, which has a significant following. To go along with the coffee, is a selection of sandwiches, breads and baked treats. All of their coffee is fair-trade and sustainable.
Address: 244 Thayer Street, Providence, 02912, RI, United States
Phone: +1 401 863 6873
Website: https://www.bluestatecoffee.com/Hotel: Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel
Distance: 1.3 mi
Witness wildlife at its best at this sprawling zoo housing no less than 100 species of animals, many of them rare, in a natural setting.
The winding sculpted paths of Roger Williams Park Zoo lead you on a safari experience where you can view over 900 zoo animals. Giraffes, zebras, cheetahs, endangered lemurs, and an open-air aviary are just a few of the 156 different species. History buffs enjoy the Museum of Natural History, and the Betsy Williams Cottage with an authentic colonial American Flag, stitched, legend says, by Betsy. Carousel Village offers a Carousel and pony rides. Rolling lawns make a lovely backdrop to paddle boats as they float among swans on a lily-pad pond. Check website for further details.
Address: 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, 02907, RI, United States
Phone: +1 401 785 3510
Opening hours: Summer - Apr to Sep - Monday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM,Winter - Oct to Mar - Monday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Website: http://www.rwpzoo.org/Hotel: Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel
Distance: 2.8 mi
Rhode Island is famous for clam cakes, and this new seafood spot is the best place to try them.
Don't be thrown off by the name of this charming spot: while the restaurant may indeed be a shack (though an immaculately clean one), the seafood served at this small spot is some of the best in New England. From Rhode Island-style clam cakes to fish fillets and delicious chowders, this spot has it all.
Address: 1007 Charles Street, North Providence, 2904, RI, United States
Phone: +1 401 723 8888Hotel: Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel
Distance: 3.71 mi
Situated in a historic building, this place preserves the charm of a vintage restaurant while offering contemporary seafood delights.
Entering Mill's Tavern is like stepping into a sepia-toned photograph. Old-styled chandeliers bathe the dining room in a dim glow, while thick stone walls and pillars create a stately ambience. This Forbes four-star winner offers dishes with contemporary flavors with a focus on steaks and seafood. Guests can watch as the chefs grill meat in a blazing oven placed in the open kitchen. Guests can savor dishes such as Long Island Statler Duck Breast served with Rhubarb Shallot Chutney, Apricot Braised Pulled Rabbit and New Zealand Rack of Lamb. The mains are accompanied by desserts like Valrhona Chocolate Cake and Orange Blossom Honey Cheesecake with Lemon Curd.
Address: 101 North Main Street, Providence, 02903, RI, United States
Phone: +1 401 272 3331
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday from 05:00 PM to 10:00 PM,Friday to Saturday from 05:00 PM to 11:00 PM,Sunday from 04:00 PM to 09:00 PMHotel: Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel
Distance: 0.9 mi
International flavors permeate every dish while the waterside patio affords views of Providence's famed WaterFire sculpture and festival.
Cafe Nuovo is truly international in its approach and amalgamates the cuisines of Asia, Oceania, Europe and America. It is situated at the Gondola Landing on Riverwalk, a magnificent waterfront. It is popular for its al fresco dining option with an unobstructed view of WaterFire, which is a famous art installation and the site of several city festivals and bonfires. Guests can start their meal with appetizers such as Scallop and Mussel Chowder, Crab Cocktail and Beet Textures. For the main course, try the Cowboy Rib Eye, Pappardelle Pasta with goat cheese or Bouillabaisse. Do not miss the Banana-Chocolate Bread Pudding with caramel sauce for dessert.
Address: 1 Citizens Plaza, Providence, 02903, RI, United States
Phone: +1 401 421 2525
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday from 11:30 AM to 10:30 PM,Friday from 11:30 AM to 11:00 PM,Saturday from 05:30 PM to 11:00 PM
Website: http://www.cafenuovo.com/cafenuovo/Hotel: Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel
Distance: 0.9 mi
During the summer, 80 “floating bonfires” appear on Providence’s rivers, and the whole city comes out to see them. You don t want to miss it.
Address: 101 Regent Avenue, Providence, 2908, RI, United States
Phone: +1 401 273 9727
Website: http://waterfire.org/Hotel: Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel
Distance: 2.1 mi
There’s nothing like bringing home a gift that can t be bought anywhere else, and this cute little shop is wall-to-wall unique.
Address: 235 Westminster Street, Providence, 2903, RI, United States
Phone: +1 401 272 4285
Website: http://craftland.myshopify.com/Hotel: Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel
Distance: 0.6 mi
The fashion-obsessed owner of this shoe boutique will pick out a pair that will put you well ahead of this year’s trends.
Address: 220 Westminster Street, Providence, 2903, RI, United States
Phone: +1 401 421 1471
Website: http://queenofheartsri.com/Hotel: Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel
Distance: 0.7 mi
Support the RISD’s scholarship fund by shopping for works by the school’s next great artist at the school’s gift shop.
Address: 20 North Main Street, Providence, 2903, RI, United States
Phone: +1 401 277 4949Hotel: Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel
Distance: 0.8 mi