Hotels in Providence, Rhode Island

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Providence overview

Providence is a friendly locale distinct for its historical sites and architecture, and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You'll enjoy Providence's dancing, live music, and sports. Spend a relaxing day at Kennedy Plaza and Roger Williams Park when the weather is nice. Popular sights like Rhode Island State Capitol Building and Brown University won't disappoint. Providence is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Providence

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Providence has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Providence with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Providence hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Providence hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Providence

Fly in to Providence, RI (PVD-T.F. Green), 6.9 mi (11.1 km) from downtown Providence. New Bedford, MA (EWB-New Bedford Regional) is the next closest major airport, 25.6 mi (41.1 km) away. Providence Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Providence

Art, live music, and theaters stand out with top cultural places to visit like:
  • • Providence Performing Arts Center
  • • Trinity Repertory Company
  • • Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art
  • • Providence Art Club
  • • John Brown House Museum
Memorable for its historical sites and these top landmarks to visit:
  • • Market House
  • • Governor Stephen Hopkins House
  • • Providence Athenaeum
  • • First Baptist Church of America
  • • First Unitarian Church of Providence
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Westminster Arcade
  • • Providence Place Mall
  • • Brown University Bookstore
  • • Garden City Center
  • • Warwick Mall
Enjoy the university setting or the collegiate vibe around the area of:
  • • Rhode Island School of Design
  • • Johnson and Wales University
  • • Brown University
  • • Providence College
  • • Wheaton College
Some popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • Kennedy Plaza
  • • Rhode Island State Capitol Building
  • • Roger Williams Park
  • • Roger Williams Park Zoo

When to visit Providence

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 53°F day, 21°F night
  • April-June: 81°F day, 35°F night
  • July-September: 83°F day, 49°F night
  • October-December: 69°F day, 22°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 12.28 inches
  • April-June: 11.54 inches
  • July-September: 10.83 inches
  • October-December: 12.68 inches