The Dean Hotel | Providence, Rhode Island
The Dean Hotel is a century-old historical building in the heart of one of the most intriguing cities in the United States, Providence, Rhode Island. This charmer is a three-in-one hotel, coffee shop, and cocktail/karaoke bar in the center of the art, education, design, and rich history that put Providence on the map. Designed for Providence by Providence, most decor pieces in the hotel were created by artisans in Rhode Island or in other industrial hubs throughout the Northeast. The Dean’s 52 rooms are set up in a variety of clever floor plans offering several different sleeping arrangements. From bunk beds, to full, queen, king, and top floor adjoining suites, The Dean has you and your favorite travel buddies covered.
creatives, solo travelers, couples, small groups of friends
Your fitness routine doesn’t have to suffer while you’re on the road. Showing your key card at neighboring VP Fitness will earn you a discounted day pass. A partnership with Dash Bicycle offers hotel guests a healthy, complimentary way to explore the city. Just ask at the front desk and sign a waiver to gain access to a bicycle, helmet, and bike lock.
The staff at the reception desk are very welcoming and knowledgeable. Don’t hesitate to call, text, or personally ask the front desk for umbrellas, maps, yoga mats, or recommendations on what to see, eat, and do in Providence.
There is a small, two person lift (original to the building) that can take you up to whichever floor your room is located. Of course, there are also stairs if you prefer! The lobby, coffee shop, and cocktail/karaoke bar are all on the ground floor. In the morning The Dean is the perfect place for a peaceful morning sip of coffee or tea. In the evening it becomes an ideal place for a lively late night drink with friends.
Dog owners, your furry friend is welcome at The Dean as long as they weigh 20lbs or less and won’t leave a destructive mess in their wake.
24 hour front desk concierge, luxury linens, original artwork, writing desks, complimentary WiFi, premium TV channels, gourmet snacks, hanging storage, signature black bathrooms complete with rain showers and toiletries made exclusively for The Dean, overnight parking ($28), daily parking ($12)
Pack light; The Dean is filled with modern amenities that provide all of the home comforts you’ll need. Providence is a city best explored on foot, so pack jackets, hats, comfortable shoes, and anything else the season might call for.
RATES + BOOKING
Rooms at The Dean begin at $109 and vary based on occupancy and room type. For more information or to book, visit The Dean Hotel’s website.
WITHIN ARM'S REACH
Roaming the city by foot is easy and enjoyable, but Providence offers many creative ways to explore. See the city from the canals with La Gondola, or better yet plan your visit and your gondola ride during one of Providence’s prized WaterFire festivals. The Dean is located in the Downcity neighborhood, which is the city’s theatre district. Catch a wide range of performances from experimental theatre to Broadway productions at one of the many theatres. Providence is filled with the best art by both local artists on the rise and those of international renown. The RISD Museum, The Providence Art Club, and Gallery Night Providence are all within arm’s reach of The Dean. For nearby shops and boutiques, amble along Westminster Street, Thayer Street, Hope Street, and be sure to step inside The Arcade.
Providence is conveniently located between Boston and New York, which both have major airports. Providence also has its own airport, T.F. Green Airport, which is just a 15 minute drive from The Dean.