William's Grant Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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We were pretty pleased to be leaving Provincetown for a bigger city with hopefully some life. On the way down the coast we passed some mental halloween displays outside houses and took a detour to the Cape Cod crisp factory! Loads of free samples so I was happy. The city of Providence is pretty spread out and hard to navigate round. Our hotel, the Biltmore, was awesome - old style and grand but was right across ...
We spent the next morning driving from Cape Cod to Providence RI. The only thing I knew about Rhodes Island is that they had the super nice chick who won Miss America in the Miss Congeniality movie. Now I know they also have Brown University and a great Laundromat! We had a crapload of laundry and were seriously low on underwear so the laundry was priority number one! After we smelled nice again we decided to make our way into town and check out the Brown ...
... the holiday homes of the rich & famous New York families of the time, built between the 1880s and 1920s, and used for only 6-8 weeks a year!
The extravagance of these properties used for such a short period of time was quite breathtaking!
A stop at The Breakers Mansion was part of our tour, and we had plenty of time to inspect ...
... this one had a really rattley air conditioning system! So we had to get one of the hotel staff to turn it off as we didn’t want to be playing musical rooms!
The décor is quite plush but the effect is that it actually looks a little dated, a bit Dynasty. Both of the rooms were suffering a little bit: peeling paint, cracks in walls, etc. I guess that when you have a hotel with lots of rooms, they lose that personal touch so guests feel less obliged to take care of ...
After a very fast 2.5 weeks in the USA, our final stop was Bristol, Rhode Island to stay with my Grandad and his wife Joy. Grandad came to pick us up at Providence train station and then took us back to his lovely home overlooking the bay. We arrived to a very tasty clam pasta being made, and spent the evening regaling tales of our trip so far.
The next day the exercise started. Grandad took ...