Cobblestones underfoot. Music drifting through the air. Planted flowers hang from the street lamps and fill oversized planters on the plaza. You run into someone you know near the water fountain, and it just feels right to greet her with a kiss on the cheek. Something changes as soon as you step foot on DePasquale Square. You can’t help but feel like you’ve been transported to an old world with old school values.
Discover our resort-style hotel nestled between the city center and the historic East Side. Named Best Hotel for Pool Lovers by Yankee Magazine, family time is extra special when you get to unwind in our heated indoor/outdoor pool. AQUA, Providence?s only seasonal poolside lounge, surrounds the outdoor pool offering a simple yet creative menu along with hand-crafted cocktails.
The Providence Courtyard by Marriott is a unique hotel located in the heart of downtown. We are located directly across from the Rhode Island Convention Center, The Providence Place Mall, local attractions and restaurants. Just blocks from the train station, Brown University, Johnson & Wales University and only 10 minutes from TF Green. The historic areas of Newport, Cape Cod, Boston, and Foxwoods are all within an hour drive.
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Our cuisine is inspired by the flavors of Mexico & it?s culture. Our Team plays with both regional and homestyle flavors in a neighborhood eatery on the East Side of Providence. Chef Rojas defines each bite with authentic roots yet innovative & bold flavors. While in college Derek was introduced to Nicks. Working nights at restaurants, Derek and his friends would eat there after their shifts (and after the pubs).
The State House is open to the public Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm except holidays. Free guided tours are offered at 9 am, 10 am, 11 am, 1 pm, and 2 pm. Small group tours begin in the State House Library on the second floor; reservations are recommended. Large groups (10 or more people) are required to make a reservation. Tours last about 50 minutes.
The museums collection contains over 200,000 items, of which more than 30,000 are cookbooks. Recent acquisitions include a donation of several hundred ethnographic artifacts, a significant cookbook collection of over 7,000 volumes, several restaurant ephemera and menu collections, and an exceptional travel-related collection of printed matter from an industry insider. Our database is searchable by clicking the link on the left, with nearly 12,000 collections records available online.
The Arcade Providence is the oldest shopping mall in America, built in 1828. It was renovated in 2013 to house retail, services, and restaurants on the first level, with the upper two levels converted to residential micro-lofts. The Arcade is on the National Register of Historic places; an architectural gem in the center of downtown Providence, RI.
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