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Hotel Information  

The Renaissance Providence Downtown 

The hotel is among the most remarkable hotels in Providence, Rhode

Island. Housed in a beautifully restored historic 1920s-era building​ that

creates a sense of wonder with its decor inspired by creatives from the

world-renowned Rhode Island School of Design. Located near the Rhode

Island State House, Brown University and Providence Performing Arts


The Renaissance Providence Downtown 

5 Avenue of the Arts

Providence, RI 02903




Crane Data has negotiated a discounted hotel Standard Single/Double room rate of $185 plus tax, currently 15%. The contracted rate is good until either the room block sells out or until November 19, 2024. Availability and rate cannot be guaranteed once the room block is sold out or after this date.


Reservation Method

Reservations can be made online or by phone.  


  • Click here to make a reservation online

  • You may call the hotel directly at 401-919-5000. Please identify yourself as attending the Crane's Money Fund University to secure the discounted hotel rate.   


Hotel Check-in and Check-out

Hotel check-in is 4:00pm and check-out is 12:00pm.   


Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in all public spaces and the lobby. 



  • Valet Parking at $36.00 per day with in and out privileges. 

  • Self-park options are available around the hotel. 

Air Travel

The T.F. Green Airport (PVD) is located 10.9 miles SW from the hotel.

 Transfers from T.F. Green Airport to the Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel

  • Taxi service from the airport to the hotel is approximately $41 one way.

  • Shared Ride services are permitted at T.F. Green Airport and are approximatley $25 one way.

  • The MBTA Commuter Rail runs daily from the airport and provides a stop .2 miles from the Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel (about a 5 minute walk).

    • A one-way ticket is approximately $5.00.

    • Click here for the MBTA schedule.​

    • Depart the rail at zone 8 (Providence station) for the shortest walk to the hotel. Click here for walking directions from the zone 8 Providence station to the hotel.

Boston Logan International (BOS) airport is located 53 miles NE from the hotel.


Transfers from Boston Logan Int'l to the Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel

  • Peter Pan bus line provides service to downtown Providence. Providing a stop .5 miles from the Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel (about an 11 minute walk).

    • Click here to make reservations.

    • One-way tickets are approximately $27.

    • Click here for walking directions from the bus stop to the hotel.


  • Limousine service through Boston Carriage Co. is available by prior reservation only. Click here to make reservations. 



For driving directions:

  • From T.F. Green (PVD) airport to hotel, click here

  • From Boston Logan Int'l (BOS) to hotel, click here.

GPS address for the hotel is 120 Francis Street - Take Interstate 95 North to exit 22 A-B-C Downtown/Hartford CT. Bear left toward exit 22B-C Providence Place Mall. Stay in the right lane and take exit 22C Providence Place Mall. Follow Providence Place to its end and merge slightly left heading north towards the top of the hill along the back side of Providence Place Mall. After second stoplight turn right onto Avenue of the Arts.

Travel Information 

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