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Visit Downtown Providence

Providence Travel Guide

Get away to Downtown Providence! Enjoy the island views, local cuisine and architecture.

Explore the historic area of Downtown Providence—gourmet restaurants, shopping and popular sights from Kennedy Plaza to Rhode Island State Capitol Building.

Top hotels in Downtown Providence

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Omni Providence Hotel
Omni Providence Hotel
4 out of 5
1 W Exchange St, Providence, RI
£107
per night
Feb 3 - Feb 4

Located in Downtown Providence, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence Place Mall and Dunkin Donuts Center. Trinity ...

4.2/5Excellent! (2,777 reviews)

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Reviewed on 20 Jan 2020

Omni Providence Hotel
Graduate Providence
Graduate Providence
4 out of 5
11 Dorrance St, Providence, RI
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£100
per night
Jan 30 - Jan 31

Located in Downtown Providence, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Providence City Hall and Rhode Island Convention Center. Providence Performing Arts Center ...

4.2/5Excellent! (1,082 reviews)

"The room was beautiful. We stayed on the 7th floor, the view was spectacular. The bed was super comfortable, had a great night sleep."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jan 2020

Graduate Providence
Hotel Providence
Hotel Providence
4 out of 5
139 Mathewson Street, Providence, RI
£131
per night
Jan 27 - Jan 28

Located in Downtown Providence, this hotel is steps away from Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel and Providence Performing Arts Center. Rhode Island Convention Center and ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (2,006 reviews)

"Excellent staff, super clean, lovely hotel. Very highly recommended."…"

Reviewed on 23 Jan 2020

Hotel Providence
Hilton Providence
Hilton Providence
3.5 out of 5
21 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI
£100
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3

Located in Downtown Providence, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Dunkin Donuts Center and Rhode Island Convention Center. Johnson and Wales University ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,572 reviews)

"Located right next door to the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence, RI was very convenient as a traveling AHL hockey media member."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jan 2020

Hilton Providence
The Dean Hotel
The Dean Hotel
3.5 out of 5
122 Fountain Street, Providence, RI
£111
per night
Feb 9 - Feb 10

Located in Downtown Providence, this hotel is steps away from Rhode Island Convention Center and Dunkin Donuts Center. Providence Performing Arts Center and ...

4.3/5Excellent! (597 reviews)

"Overall a fine stay, very basic amenities, no hairdryer, television kept shorting out but as we had a wedding to go to it wasn’t important. The elevator was a nightmare"…"

Reviewed on 6 Jan 2020

The Dean Hotel
Providence Marriott Downtown
Providence Marriott Downtown
3.5 out of 5
1 Orms St, Providence, RI
£124
per night
Feb 21 - Feb 22

Located in Downtown Providence, this spa hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Rhode Island State Capitol Building and Providence Place Mall. Brown University ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,003 reviews)

"The ample parking and its location to the freeway. We were also located in the new tower and the refurbished room was in great condition. The only downside was that we didn't get housekeeping service on Christmas Day. This didn't put a total blight on our stay. We must acknowledge Dannica, who was ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Jan 2020

Providence Marriott Downtown

Popular things to do in Downtown Providence

Rhode Island State Capitol Building
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Rhode Island State Capitol Building

3.5/5(3 reviews)

After visiting Rhode Island State Capitol Building, make a plan to see the other sights and activities in Providence. Visit the area's shops or amble around its university campus.

Dunkin Donuts Center
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Dunkin Donuts Center

Catch an event at Dunkin Donuts Center during your trip to Providence.Attend a sporting event or simply visit the area's shops.

Providence Performing Arts Center
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Providence Performing Arts Center

See local and international acts performing live music, Broadway shows, stand-up comedy, circus and more at this enormous 1920s movie theater.

Providence Children's Museum
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Providence Children's Museum

You can browse the exhibits at Providence Children's Museum, a museum with a story of its own, during your travels to Providence. Visit the area's shops or amble around its university campus.

Waterplace Park
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Waterplace Park

Explore the great outdoors at Waterplace Park, a lovely green space in Providence. Discover the area's entertainment choices and shops.

Providence Athenaeum
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Providence Athenaeum

Learn about the local history of Benefit Street when you take a trip to Providence Athenaeum. Experience the area's entertainment choices and acclaimed theatre scene.

Top activities in Downtown Providence

Downcity Providence Walking Food Tour
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Downcity Providence Walking Food Tour

£52

Discover the big eats in the smallest state on this guided food tour through the culinary and creative capital of Rhode Island. Explore the rich history and stunning architecture throughout the Downcity Arts District, savoring 8 samples of gourmet favorites and unique creations along the way.

Boston Day Trip from Providence by Rail
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Boston Day Trip from Providence by Rail

£121

Take the train from Providence and experience Boston, one of the United States’ oldest cities, where several key events of the American Revolution occurred. Enjoy your day among famous sites using the convenient hop-on hop-off trolley system, and eat lunch at the eclectic Hard Rock Cafe.

One Game of Zombie Scavengers of Providence, RI
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One Game of Zombie Scavengers of Providence, RI

£2

Can you survive the zombie apocalypse… Zombie Scavengers leads you into the city to collect supplies to survive during this interactive scavenger game. With the whole world in chaos and zombies outnumbering the living 10 to 1, small colonies of the living are doing all they can to survive.

Operation City Quest of Providence, RI
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Operation City Quest of Providence, RI

£8

Using your smartphone, you'll be given nearly 150 objects to find during your scavenger hunt. You'll then wander throughout the downtown area searching for the items. Once you've found the object, you'll send a photo in to score points.

New York Day Trip from Providence by Train with Lunch & Hop-on Hop-Off
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New York Day Trip from Providence by Train with Lunch & Hop-on Hop-Off

£250

Relax aboard an Amtrak Regional train on the way to New York City, where you enjoy a day of fun and exploration that includes a hop on, hop off bus tour. Rest your eyes a bit while sitting on comfortable, roomy seats, or visit the Café Car before finding yourself in Penn Station before you know it.

Zombie Scavengers Game - Providence, RI
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Zombie Scavengers Game - Providence, RI

£2

Itinerary Recommended starting location to start Zombie Scavengers. This is where you will begin your hunt to survive the zombie apocalypse. (Please start outside) Stop At: • Gun Totem, S Main St, Providence, RI 02903, USA

Other areas in Providence

College Hill, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

College Hill

You'll enjoy the churches and architecture in College Hill. You might want to make time for a stop at Providence Athenaeum or Avon Cinema.

College Hill
Upper South Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

Upper South Providence

If you're looking for some top things to see and do in Upper South Providence and surrounding area, you can visit Kennedy Plaza and Providence Performing Arts Center.

Upper South Providence
Fox Point, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

Fox Point

Restaurants and waterfront views are notable features of Fox Point. You might consider a stop by India Point Park while you're exploring the neighbourhood.

Fox Point
Wayland, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

Wayland

Though Wayland may not have many top sights, you can venture to the surrounding area to see attractions like Kennedy Plaza and Rhode Island State Capitol Building.

Wayland
Washington Park, Rhode Island, United States of America

Washington Park

While visiting Washington Park, you might make a stop by sights like Big Blue Bug and Culinary Arts Museum.

Washington Park