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Rhode Island Convention Center

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Neighbourhood: Downtown Providence
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Address: 1 Sabin St, Providence, RI 02903
Phone Number:
+1 401-458-6000
05:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Fri 05:00 - 20:00

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Nice clean facility. Good food at our event.

Parking is $15 flat rate when we were there on a Saturday. That was tricky since we couldn't stay long (30 minutes) due to my child getting sick.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Hanover, NH
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Hanover, NH
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39 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Parking is $15 flat rate when we were there on a Saturday. That was tricky since we couldn't stay long (30 minutes) due to my child getting sick.

Thank abbategocubs
Amelia Island, Florida
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an easy access venue point here in Providence RI. We went to the auto show and spent a few hours. Parking is best done at the Providence Place Mall and then walk to the south end and across the pedestrian bridge into the hotel which has access to the convention center. So bad weather is no concern as... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

This is a huge place. Very large and clean. Bathrooms were clean. Lots of cafes and small vendors around. We were here for a competition so I am not sure what is here all the time. The ballrooms for the competitions were beautiful. Lots going on. There was a garage attached and The Omni Hotel is also attached if you... More 

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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40 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Louis and I went to the Rhode Island Convention Center. The address is: 1 Sabin Street Providence, Rhode Island 02903. Telephone number is: 401 458-6000. The Rhode Island Convention Center is mostly open when there are different events schedule. It was built in 1994 as the largest convention center in Rhode Island. There is 130,000 square feet of exhibition space,... More 

Thank Debra T
Halifax, Canada
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728 reviews
197 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 297 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

I just attended a convention here last week and was impressed with the building particularly the large and sunlight filled common areas. There are plenty of smaller rooms as well. It is conveniently accessible to the Omni Hotel where I stayed.

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Dover, New Hampshire
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33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Went here with my friend to see the Body Worlds exhibit. They are somewhat unorganized with check in of people, and can be rude to college kids. There's nothing spectacular about it, but the mall is next door so you have a lot of places to eat at or shop at

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

This is a nice convention center. Worth visiting if you have a convention here, otherwise no reason to do so. If you will be there less than 5 hours park at the Providence Place Mall (5 minute walk, all indoors) to save considerable dollars on parking. Can also park at mall and drive out-in every 5 hours to save on... More 

Thank Ron S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Went there for the IWCS Conference in October. Great meeting rooms and exhibit hall. Food for Lunch was excellent and so was the food at the reception dinner at night. Compared to other venues - a really nice place to hold a smaller conference (1000-1200 people). Can't wait till they have another conference there again.

Fairfield, Connecticut
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33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

I have attended the North American Securities Administrators Association annul meeting for almost 35 years and have been to every possible venue for the meeting. It is held in a different city or town each year. i thought this facility was quite good. it featured easy access to breakout rooms and there was a nice mix of smaller and larger... More 

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Walnutport, Pennsylvania
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26 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

My husband and I took a day out of our vacation in South County to tour Providence. Being country folk we found it very confusing to find The Visitor's Center not knowing it was located in the Convention Center. After driving around blocks at least 4 times finally found parking deck and walked what seemed forever to find the visitor... More 

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