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Actually booked the room from my iPhone while driving up 95, a half hour before arrival. Great deal through Kayak. Although it was very late, the staff were pleasant and polite. The room was perfect for my high school senior son and myself.
It's clean and was a large room. We checked in at 11 pm after a long drive excited to get to bed. We were kept up for hours when what sounded like a trash compactor was on all night. It was SO LOUD and we live in a city so we are used to noise. I just can't believe they put us in that room and that they charge people money to stay in a room that is next to some sort of loud machine.
The hotel is right next to downtown and connected to the mall and convention center. The Internet was too expensive and parking was a bit pricey as well.
The hot tub didn't work :-(
We loved the location and consistency in Omni hotels. Extremely friendly and helpful staff. Very nice restaurants and close to mall with high end stores which I loved. Comfy beds and my 2 kids under 2 loved it as well. Only occasional chair in room needed to be changed or cleaned as stains on cream shows up unfortunately.
stayed two nights at the hotel for my 21st and Valentine's Day. the hotel is right in downtown providence. easy to walk to places. also enjoyed that the hotel was connected to the providence place mall. my boyfriend and I stayed in a premier room so we had beautiful views of downtown. We paid extra to get a corner room which we thought would have been bigger than it was. The room next to us had a young child who spent the night screaming from 4am-noon, so we didn't get much sleep the first night. Wifi was expensive as well as parking. Also from our room you could hear the elevator every time it came up and down past our floor which was annoying at times. we purchased a movie one night to watch and the movie skipped. the front desk did not charge us for it, but you would think for paying $18 for a movie that the quality would have been better
This hotel is in the heart of downtown Providence and it's connected to the Providence Place Mall as well as the Dunkin Donuts Convention Center. Self parking is $18 per day and valet parking is $28 per day. Valet has come and go priveleges whereas self parking does not. WiFi is also pricey if you would like a decent connection. It came in at $15 per day.
Great location. Easy walking to many attractions.
Beds were extremely comfortable Breakfast in room was too expensive
I liked how close the Hotel was to many fun bars and exciting things to see. I didn't like the staff, the hair that was all over my room and not having any food available 24hr.
Staff was friendly and helpful. Room was clean and well appointed. Pool area was fun and we enjoyed the hot tub. I felt a little nickel and dimed: the parking was expensive and there weren't other options in the area. It added a lot of cost to what seemed to be, initially, a great deal.
The room and view were wonderful. Large bathroom, comfortable bed, and overall very clean. The hotel is connected to Providence Place, which makes it easy to do a little shopping if you would like to. At first I felt the valet parking was a little expensive at $28 a night, but it really is worth it. Obviously free parking would be ideal, but self parking is almost as expensive and doesn't give you the flexibility to come and go. The indoor pool is worthless. It is quite small and entirely overrun with noisy kids. We walked in and turned around immediately. The elevator was very frustrating. It requires key cards to select any floor that isn't the ground level. That wouldn't be a problem if the card reader worked flawlessly, but it didn't. It also did not stay on the current floor, while we selected where we wanted to go. This means, that although we were going up, the elevator would move to another floor before we could make our selection. People would get on going in the opposite direction, which was very annoying.
Central Providence. Five to ten minute walk to area colleges, civic center, numerous restaurants, boutique and mall shopping. All rooms recently and tastefully renovated. Starbucks on site. Excellent staff. Immediately surrounded by historic buildings. Peregrine falcons nest on nearby building (the "superman building"). Expensive ($28) valet parking. No overnight parking on any of city's streets.
The room was nicely appointed; the sheets were crisp and the bed was very comfortable. The set up for desk, WIFI, and lighting was comfortable and easy to use, which is a priority for me. I travel a great deal, and this room was an easy place to rest, collect thoughts, and get work done as required. The toiletries were a nice quality, which was much appreciated.
Nice place. Great location. Really small rooms. Do NOT get any of the rooms with a room number that ends in 29!!
Loved this hotel. We got a junior suite (for a great price). Had views of Brown/RISD, the Capitol, etc.
Nice stay as usual Housekeeping interrupting us 3 times in the morning claiming they weren't notified by the desk about our late checkout for 1pm therefore interrupting our extra needed rest
Almost everything about the Biltmore is awesome. It's a beautiful hotel. It's got a ton of charm. The rooms are spectacular. The beds are comfortable. The staff is amazing. The location is central and perfect. It's one of the best hotels I've ever stayed in including various Four Seasons etc. I could wax lyrical for hours... but the net-net is that every time I'm in Providence, I'll be staying at the Biltmore. The quality of the room service breakfast was lacking. Poor food quality. No jam for the toast or syrup for the pancakes and the coffee was lame.
The Biltmore Hotel is a reasonable place to consider for a visit to Providence. It is an older hotel with a historic background and there is a certain charm to staying at such a place in comparison to the typical chain. That said, one must make a few accommodations in this regard. Some things may strike one as dated be it the size of the bathroom, or the trim, or the non-self-closing door (which I actually liked). The skim coat in my shower was cracked..so what?. There is no pool. There is a full-service Starbucks adjoining the lobby. I grew up staying at older hotels with my grandmother. I find them charming. The place is clean and the staff are kind. The bed was very comfortable though rather high off the ground compared to most. The furnishings were contemporary and functioned well. I got a two room suite fit for a CEO for under $200 a night. I have no complaints.
Suite with 2 kings and living area good decor and comfort
It has charm and a richness.
Location Empty vending machines Dirty Loose fixtures in bathroom
Attitudes of staff
Room was huge (stayed in junior suite alone), very clean, staff polite and attentive, especially house car/valet folks. Proximity to everything was perfect. I wish I could stayed more than one night!
It was a beautiful hotel with pleasant, helpful staff. The room was elegant and had everything we needed. It was centrally located. Near both great restaurants and the Providence Performing Arts Center where we caught a show. The front desk staff was a little slow when checking out. Other than that . . .it was all great.
This is a very attractive hotel. The people are very nice. The rooms are attractive with comfortable beds. There is a bar downstairs with excellent music and no cover. The food at breakfast was excellent. The booking never got through to the front desk, but they honored the price on my confirmation email.
Charming boutique hotel. First-rate front desk staff—friendly and helpful. Ideal location on a quiet side street but close to downtown's shops and restaurants. Easy walk to Brown and RISD campuses
Excellent location. Helpful, friendly staff. Great room. We had a wonderful time.
Quiet street in noisy city Great staff Decor Stability ball in gym was deflated, so minor.
The bed and the pillows were very comfortable. The staff was very unorganized and were very easy to get confused. The valet parking was a joke.
We loved everything. The hotel was beautiful, comfortable and ideally located. The staff were very friendly and helpful. I can't say enough. I will definitely stay here again. Everything was ideal.
The location of the hotel was great with lots of bars, restaurants and event locals close by. Hotel was a bit below its normal price point in my opinion. Our suite was very nice but the shower sucked. I'm glad that we got a promotional/discount rate.
The staff were great, not only attentive but cheerful and genuinely friendly, enjoyed chatting with us. Only a few blocks to walks along the river. Nice big room, really soft bed. We stopped here on the way home from Maine to Brooklyn, NY, and probably will again next year. The coffee.
Clean well appointed room. Nice bathroom. K cup coffee and tea. Great location. Good staff and valley. Some minor street noise on the alley side
We booked this hotel because we were in town for one night, visiting the Waterfire festival. The location was great, close walking distance to the festival, downtown shopping, and restaurants. The hotel staff/policies were incredibly unhelpful. We were informed when we checked in that if we had called and asked for the military/ government rate we would of paid less than 50% of what we were charged. Of course, there was nothing they could do about it now. What they didn't tell us at check in was that the deluxe king room we had reserved and paid twice what we should of for, was unavailable. They happily checked us in and sent us up to what I can only assume is the worst room in this 4 star hotel. The glass shelf in the bathroom was broken, there was a large stain on the carpet, the door was so crooked on the hinges there were cracks you could easily see through at the top and bottom. But worst of all, it was a QUEEN sized bed, not KING. Shouldn't be the end of the world, but paying double what we were supposed to and then not even getting what we payed for- not really okay. Assuming they gave us the wrong room unintentionally, we gathered our things and went back to check in, where we were told that A: they can't change our room because the hotel is completely booked. B: it was in the fine print of "whatever website" we booked on that the room wasn't guaranteed. C: there was no offer of a rate reduction or other forms of compensation. Well, after reading all the terms and conditions of the website, and finding nothing mentioning the room not being guaranteed, we called the website, who did everything in their power to help, but we ended up cancelling the hotel reservation (through the website, not the hotel) for a full refund. No complaints about the website, they even went so far as to call all the other 4 star hotels in the area trying to get us a transfer. The hotel on the other hand, is a buisness I hope never to meet again.
very clean, nice and efficient! Thanks!
comfortable beds great view of capital overpriced!
The lobby transports you to New York with its style and layout. The rooms are well appointed and have great views of New England vistas. I visit Providence three time a year, How have I never stayed here before? Bathroom was a bit dark, but not a deal breaker.
I loved the quick check-in process, the hospitality of the staff, and the cleanliness of the room. The beds are the old coil spring type, and my back gave me some trouble the next morning.
The great restaurant and security No
People were generally friendly, but a lack of either flexibility or authority with the front level staff was mildly upsetting. I booked two nights separately online. (I decided to add a night to the stay in advance of going). When I got to the hotel I mentioned this and they said it wouldn't be an issue. Just to check back in the next day. When I went to check back in at 8 AM, it was an issue. They wanted to move me because someone had already checked in online for my room? I had to spend half an hour and speak with 3 people to get it resolved. The woman at the front desk originally told me there was nothing they could do. It would have been nice if she had offered to check with someone rather than me having to ask to speak with a manager.
Staff were helpful Bathroom was very small and needed some renovation. Room was dark and could have used better lighting.
Comfort of the room & location to the conference facilities in the city On the final night, there was a disturbance (drunk young men) on our floor. Despite being informed at 2.30am - the staff/security did not deal with this issue until 5.30am. By this point, my night's sleep was beyond repair! We were not offered componsation for this - which was very disappoionting, as we paid a lot of money for this room, and only managed a few hours sleep.
Having made a reservation for two doubles in june for oct, we arrived to find there were none available. We were give a king and rollaway torture bed. We wetre told that rooms were given to walk-ins first come, first serve. Why do you take our phone # and credit card? Parking outrageously expensive with no options.
Perfect location for show @ DD Center, & walking distance to plenty of sights/restaraunts/bars/shopping. Daily parking rate of $25. Walked everywhere, so didn't use car for two days.
The location was perfect for the seminar we were taking the price was very high for what we received.
The professionalism of the reservation agent at the hotel. They did not have the reservation that I made in their system. So had I not called ahead of time to cancel, there would've been some awkwardness of having booked the room online only to not have it in the hotels system.
The check in & concierge were efficient. Although whilst they foced on dining. I believe for me it would have been more advantageous to mention the trolley tour bus which shows you around the city as I was only there for one day & had travelled from Australia. By the time I read a brochure Sunday morning the tours didn't start till 11.00 when I was ready to leave.. Also my daughter Julie has called the hotel as they had debited our credit card almost $500 even though I paid cash Saturday. As at Yesterday this matter still had not been rectified. We had two rooms there, perhapsd as a good will gesture you could comp them a room in the future. Regards Kathleen Roberts Other thana the hotel breakfast lounge we couldn't find anyway else for breakfast.
Convenience and good service of the hotel staffs. Room cleanliness is good and comfortable. only free wifi at the hotel lobby.
Very expensive for a very basic hotel.
Enjoyed the bars downstairs at the hotel. The staff was pretty pretentious.
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! You wouldn't bring young children, I say, because of the lift.
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.
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!
Hotel was beautiful, rooms very clean and staff very helpful
The hotel delivered as expected. Rooms were up to date. The shower was a bit tricky to use. Cost of parking $26 was a bit high
The staff was friendly. The rooms are smaller which is fine. Lack of coffee maker Small ironing board No closet
Great staff, big rooms, clean A bit expensive to park car ($26 a night)
View was nice from the room, staff was very nice. Parking is not included. 20 to park per day, and 26 if you have to take your car out at any point that day.
Gooo everithing Ok
The hotel was a close walk to the mall and the park as well as a nice stroll to other local restaurants. We got a nice view of the city and the halls were quiet for sleeping in. It cost $26 a day to park in their parking lot. And my sister in law got a fold out couch for her to sleep on and the mattress had red-ish makeup all over it and it was very uncomfortable.
The hotel was in an excellent location and the room had a picture perfect view! The washer and dryer were both coin operated; however, a change machine was lacking. Replace the washer and dryer!
Room and staff were excellent. No pool or hot tub and the fitness center is too small.
Friendly staff and great location. Near a train station that can get you to Boston. Parking garage had many open stalls making it convenient to park. Price to leave car overnight felt high. The vanity was crowded for two guests.
The air conditioning did not work. Room was warm and stuffy even at the coldest setting.
Very comfortable attentive pleasant staff good facilities low key relaxing atmoshere good choice breakfast buffet and coffee on tap. Please write at least 15 words Could not open window
Staff, location and facilities are excellent.
The rooms were very spacious and modern, beds were very comfortable and overall very clean and well kept. Location! In the heart of downtown Providence, hard to get to or from there, all parking(including the parking provided by the hotel) is paid. the hotel is actually more than some adjacent lots. shouldn't have to pay $25 to park at a hotel that already cost $179 for the night, make your own breakfast
Great Staff, facility, bedroom & dining!I'd like to come when the weather isn't so frigid to enjoy abit more in the area. Ouch....cold bathroom floor! (if they renovate, install a warm-tiles heat underlay mat).Possibly getting the 'handouts' they give when checking in, via my eMail before I arrive - so I've got a little insight before arrival? Still, a joy to attend!
It is in a beautifully restored house with handsomely decorated rooms The hotel is next to a very busy Interstate.
Location very convenient, lots of character (much better than a plastic hotel), delicious hot breakfast, and very friendly staff. Water pressure in the bathroom was pretty poor.
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the upgraded large king room excellent breakfast in a beautiful dining room friendliness of all staff encountered cozy public reading room 'staffed' with homemade brownies may not have cared for a 'basement' room which is where we were originally booked, presumably because of the lower Priceline price? If Priceline gets the best price at the hotel, I want to know if it is for the room with least ambience.
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Cleanliness, staff was wonderful (helpful, courteous, friendly) off-street parking, proximity to all attractions I couldn't stay longer
Very friendly staff, and a nice laid back atmosphere at this historic inn.