A true "Providence"Experience A review of Renaissance Providence Hotel
After reading all the reviews and looking for the right place in Providence to stay for the first time, I selected this hotel because of the price offered (leisure rate) and the fact that it was a new Marriott. What a tremdendous surprize! Finding the hotel was not easy because of the traffice layout of Providence but once we fiqured it out is was a short walk to the downcity sites, & the Waterfire event which was spectacular.I recommend everyone to see this moving experience, more information can be found at their site waterfire. The hotel is steeped with history which the bellman, desk receptionist told us about, little touches abounded and the staff was all very helpful, and delighted to serve , (their logo phrasword).The rooms are small,but lovely.I asked for a captial view but instead got a stone wall. It seems they only have some of the floors open. The resturant is a private room for guests only, very pricey for the quality or lack of quality of the food but the morning breakfast provided was lovely ,all fresh and the wait staff was short of help but tried very hard to please and keep up.We plan to be in Providence again and will choose t o stay here for the convience, ambience and staff's professional friendliness. Kudos to Marriott for bringing this hotel into thier fold.