The Dean Hotel

The Dean Hotel

122 Fountain Street, Providence, RI 02903, United States
+1 401 455 3326

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The Dean Hotel
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About The Dean Hotel

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

The Dean Hotel in Providence provides historic sensibilities with modern comfort. The hotel is located in a building from 1912, however, it was beautifully restored in 2014.

The Dean offers 8 different types of rooms to fit the needs of every guest. Beds range from cozy single bunk beds to luxurious king beds. Each room comes with free Wi-Fi as well as a flat screen television. There is a type of reservation to accommodate any guest.

This hotel offers some unique dining experiences for its guests. The North is a Rhode Island restaurant with locally sourced ingredients. The restaurant proudly proclaims that they know the farmers and fisherman who provide their ingredients, getting straight to the roots of “organic”. The Boombox is a fun karaoke lounge that feature private rooms and space to be rented out for birthday parties and other event. Bolt Coffee offers artisanal coffee that is made into high quality lattes and espressos. The Dean Bar provides a quiet, adult setting for those who wish to unwind. It is a small cocktail lounge with a European flair.

The Dean puts its guests in the heart of historic Providence and is near plenty of local favorites and tourist attractions. It is directly adjacent to the Rhode Island Convention Center and is within walking distance of the State Capital. It is also very close to both Johnson & Wales University as well as the University of Rhode Island. There are several other colleges nearby.

The Dean Hotel offers complimentary rental bicycles that come with a helmet and lock for those who wish to tour Providence in style. The Dean also provides plenty of complimentary gear such as luggage racks and umbrellas for its guests. It is also pet friendly and offers free Wi-Fi.

The Dean Hotel offers a unique experience in the heart of the Downcity neighborhood in Providence. It offers a comfortable space to everybody from tourists to college students who just want to get away from it all.

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King Rooms($199 - $615)
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Double Rooms($112 - $519)
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$129 totalAGODA
Executive Rooms($141 - $181)
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$146 totalAGODA
Queen Rooms($172 - $451)
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Standard Rooms($117 - $508)
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Amenities at The Dean Hotel

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Valet parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Internet


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Conditioner

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Ticket service
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Key card access
  • 24hr front desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • No smoking


  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Private bathroom


  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee shop

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Valet parking
  • Private parking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV

Things to do

  • Evening entertainment
  • Karaoke
  • Night club


  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Telephone
  • Storage available


  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Reviews of The Dean Hotel

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4.2 Mediocre
Cons:Tiny room, worn out carpets, very noisy
7.7 Good
Pros:The staff was friendly. The rooms are smaller which is fine.
Cons:Lack of coffee maker Small ironing board No closet
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Everything about the Dean felt like it had been planned out very meticulously. The lighting, amazing linens, and custom soaps and shower gels were all perfect. We kept discovering great "little" gems throught our whole stay!
8.0 Very good
Pros:The hotel delivered as expected. Rooms were up to date.
Cons:The shower was a bit tricky to use. Cost of parking $26 was a bit high
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:On a college tour with my 17 year old daughter and she fell in love with Providence mainly because of the experience we had at and around the Dean. Great service; everyone was friendly and helpful. The rooms and public spaces were eclectic but comfortable. Highly recommend it.
5.7 Fair
Pros:Enjoyed the bars downstairs at the hotel.
Cons:The staff was pretty pretentious.
8.5 Very good
Cons:Bed squeeked.
9.1 Wonderful
Pros:The coffee shop has excellent expresso, delicious! The elevator is an old fashioned "lift". Young people running the reception have wonderful, polite personalities! WiFi works well. Rooms have wood floors, nice decor, very clean ! I do like the hotel, and sincerely enjoyed my stay. I actually extended it two additional days!
Cons:You wouldn't bring young children, I say, because of the lift.
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Hotel was beautiful, rooms very clean and staff very helpful


122 Fountain Street, Providence, RI 02903

What's nearby

  • Dunkin Donuts Center71 yd
  • Trinity Repertory Company192 yd
  • Providence Place Mall411 yd
  • Providence Performing Arts Center433 yd
  • Westminster Arcade0.3 mi
  • Waterplace Park0.3 mi
  • Atwells Avenue0.4 mi
  • Providence Amtrak Station0.4 mi
  • RISD Museum0.5 mi
  • First Baptist Church of America0.5 mi
  • Benefit Street0.5 mi
  • Rhode Island Statehouse0.5 mi



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Top tips for your stay at The Dean Hotel

  • If you’re after a cheap room at The Dean Hotel, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in February and January.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at The Dean Hotel, plan to stay on a Tuesday or Monday. The most expensive day is usually Thursday.
  • The cheapest price a room at The Dean Hotel was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $137, while the most expensive was $328.

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Distance to city center

0.2 mi

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Distance to airport

6.9 mi