HOTEL AND TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION FOR PROVIDENCE RHODE ISLAND
Toll free 1-800-294-7709
Special Conference rate $145 for a single room
OTHER NEARBY HOTELS-- WITHIN 5 BLOCKS
Providence Courtyard by Marriot
Toll free 1-800-937-7768
Providence Holiday Inn
Toll free 1-800-633-8464
ATTENTION PARTICIPANTS FROM GOVERNMENT LABS AND STATE UNIVERSITIES
A nice hotel at a modest rate for government employees:
RADISSON HOTEL PROVIDENCE HARBOR
Rate: USD 89.00 -- USD 209.00*
220 INDIA STREET, Providence, RI 02903
Distance from Providence Baltimore: 1.2 mi / 1.9 km
The $89 rate is for government employees with an ID or business card.
The reservation must be made through the internet, e.g.,
From Providence/Warwick T.F. Green Airport to the Biltmore hotel, see www.pvd-ri.com
Shuttle runs hourly costs $9
Taxi costs $20+
From Boston Logan Airport
BY PLANE- Southwest shuttle to Providence
or see www.southwest.com Trip takes approximately one hour.
BY GROUND TRANSPORTATION- The bus from Logan to Providence is $18 one way. Information is available at www.bonanzabus.com.
Trip takes approximately one and a half hours.
AMTRAK- Amtrak services Providence with its high speed Northeast Corridor train. The train runs from Washington though Baltimore, Philadelphia, Newark, NYC, and Providence to Boston. The train station is located 4-5 blocks from the Biltmore Hotel. Information is available at www.amtrak.comor by calling 1-800-USA RAIL
Downcity Providence has a trolley. The Green line trolley runs every 15 minutes weekdays. It stops at the main downcity attractions. Typically this is free or fifty cents depending on the time of day. This trolley stops near the Providence Biltmore. Information at www.ripta.com.
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