Architecturally, Hotel Providence is head and shoulders above its peers. With beautiful crown molding throughout and furniture courtesy of Tilden-Thurber, the combination provides a palatial feel to the place. Its located in the heart of downtown Providence and its recommended for both the business and leisure traveler. A plethora of museums and performance centers are just a stone's throw away from the hotel and the 4-diamond restaurant L'Epicureo is located inside for a nice meal after the day's excursions.
The Dean is a sleek boutique hotel that is housed in a historic building and it's handsomely furnished rooms are filled with American and European antiques. Aside from stylish accommodations, entertainment and dining also take center stage, with its old-world German diner, Faust, and their karaoke room Boombox, you really have no reason to leave the hotel. The Magdalenae Room is where to you can have a cocktail and the on-site coffeehouse serves artisan Bolt coffee. If you aren't a guest at the hotel, no problem, you can still visit any of the aforementioned places.