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The Dean Hotel

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The Dean is a 52-room boutique hotel housed in an c. 1912 Building that has been sensitively restored in 2014. The Dean is located in the heart of the Downcity neighborhood, directly adjacent to the Rhode Island Convention Center, Dunkin Donuts Center, and within close walking distance to Brown, RISD, Johnson & Wales, the State Capitol and many corporations and historic sites. The Dean features a wide variety of room types, from cozy bunk beds to lush king suites, all outfitted with custom furniture and vintage finds from Europe and beyond. The Dean is host to Bolt Coffee in the lobby library, the Magdalenae Room, a European-style cocktail bar, Faust, a German beer hall and the Boombox, a karaoke den with a bar and private singing rooms.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
96Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
32Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
100Room tips
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There was VERY heavy construction going on at the hotel that I had no warning of. Construction started fairly early and once it began there was no hope of sleeping. I couldn’t even hold a conversation on the phone. The memo in the room said construction would be “nearby”
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First time visit to Providence and decided upon The Dean. Excellent decision. Initially I’d booked for one night for just myself, then decided to book a second night. To further complicate matters a friend decided to stay. An extra bed and the bookings combined were all done
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This is the type of hotel where you can expect everything you really wants or needs in a hotel. Great staff, comfortable rooms, food and drink options and a central location. After staying here in the past I was welcomed back and that's a nice feeling.
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Great hotel close to convention center. Friendly Staff and amazing showers. Close to a few restaurants. We found everything that we needed. They also had valet parking which made our stay better. I would recommend this hotel to a couple getting away for the weekend.
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I got a text at 7am saying that the hotel was conducting a pest inspection and required a brief walk through of my room. I sent a text back saying that I would be leaving in the next hour if it could be pushed back. The inspector (with a dog!) along with someone from the hotel
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Yes, the rate for in and out parking was $28 in December. You could park at the municipal lot next door which we did on 1 trip, but that was $25 and it's not in and out parking.
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Thank you for reaching out. Our rooms do not feature built in closets but rather, display closets and luggage racks. Laundry service is available through a 3rd party pick-up and drop-off service which features same day service if picked up by 7am.
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"Ever room is unique . However the top floor which had great sunlight all day"
"Best tip... bring noise cancellation headphones or stay somewhere else"
"The top bunk bed is *very* high; hence it is hot and a bit scarily high. Also the metal ladder feels vaguely unsafe."
"A room away from the elevator"
"King rooms have a fabulous bathroom!"
US$153 - US$676 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesRhode IslandProvidenceDowntown Providence
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