Literacy for All Location

This year's Literacy for All Conference will be held at the Rhode Island Convention Center, centrally located in the city of Providence.

Convention Center Address
1 Sabin Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02903
401.458.6000

    Lodging

    To make a reservation, call the hotel directly, or reserve online when applicable. State you are with the Lesley University Literacy for All Conference to get special rates. Be sure to make your reservation early, as rooms may fill before the cut-off date.Rooms are released into the block due to cancellations, so keep calling if the blocks are full. Please note that hotel rates do not include 12%–13% sales tax or parking.

    • The Omni Providence Hotel

      The Omni is attached to the Rhode Island Convention Center,

      Location

      One Exchange Street
      Providence, RI 02903

      Booking

      • Rate: $173
      • Parking: $28 per day for overnight valet parking
      • Cut-off date: September 29, 2017

      Please visit Omni's online booking system to book your stay.

    • Providence Biltmore Hotel

      The Biltmore is located across the street from the Convention Center.

      Location
      Kennedy Plaza
      Providence, RI 02903

      Booking

      • Rate: $160
      • Parking: $29 overnight
      • Cut-off date: October 2, 2017

      Phone: 800.294.7709 or 401.421.0700

    • Courtyard by Marriott

      The Courtyard is located across the street from the Convention Center.

      Location

      32 Exchange Terrace at Memorial Blvd.
      Providence, RI 02903

      Booking

      • Rate: $169*
        *Room block does not guarantee bed type. Ask about bed type when making your reservation.
      • Parking: $26 overnight; $10 per day per vehicle until 5:00 pm (additional fees after 5:00 pm)
      • Cut-off date: September 29, 2017

      Phone: 401.272.1141

    • Hilton Providence

      Booking

      • Rate: $159
      • Parking: $28 per day for overnight valet parking; $12 per day for overnight self-parking
      • Cut-off date: September 27, 2017

      Phone: 888.887.7955
      Please visit Hilton's online booking system to book your stay.

    Directions

    The Rhode Island Convention Center, located in the heart of Providence, is easily accessed by car, train, air, and bus.

    • Car

      From the North:

      • From I-95 South: Take Exit 22A
      • Follow signs toward Downtown/Convention Center
      • Go through first light in the right lane
      • Take first right after the light
      • Take the next right onto Exchange Street
      • After the next light, bear right between the hotel and the Convention Center to the North Garage

      From the South:

      • From I-95 North: Take Exit 22A
      • Follow signs toward Downtown/Convention Center
      • At the light, turn right onto Francis Street
      • At the next light, go right onto Sabin Street
      • Bear right between the hotel and the Convention Center to the North Garage

      From the East:

      • Take I-95 West
      • Merge onto I-95 North to Exit 22A
      • Follow signs toward Downtown/Convention Center
      • At the light, turn right onto Francis Street
      • At the next light, go right onto Sabin Street, and then bear right between the hotel and the Convention Center to the North Garage

      From the West:

      • Take Rte. 6 East to the "Route 6 East and I-295 South" on ramp
      • Take a right and stay to the right following the signs to Providence and Route 6 East (you will use part of the I-295 on-ramp to get onto Route 6 East)
      • Stay on Route 6 East to the end (sign will read "6 East to 10 North") and stay to the left
      • Continue to the Dean Street Exit
      • Once on the exit ramp, stay to the left so that you will be on the left side of the island when you reach the light
      • Turn left onto Dean Street (four-lane road)
      • Take your first right onto West Exchange Street to the Convention Center Garage
    • Train
      • Providence is located on Amtrak's Washington to Boston, Northeast Corridor main line
      • The Acela train travels from New York's Penn Station to Providence Station (adjacent to Waterplace Park) in less than three hours, Monday to Friday
      • Direct MBTA commuter rail service is also available to Metro Boston
      • Fares and schedules: Amtrak, 800.USA.RAIL or MBTA, 800.392.6100
    • Air
      • T.F. Green Airport is just eight miles from downtown Providence
      • 10 airlines provide 200+ daily flights to major national and international destinations
      • T.F. Green Airport, 888.268.7222
    • Bus

    Parking

    We recommend parking at the Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence Place Mall, or at nearby hotels, all of which are within walking distance to the conference. Please be aware that all parking fees are subject to change without notice.

    • Rhode Island Convention Center (RICC)
      • The North Garage is connected to the Westin Hotel, the Rhode Island Convention Center, and the Providence Place Mall
      • RICC Event Rate: $15 per day; $20 per overnight stay (*prices can change without notice so please contact the RICC for exact pricing information)
      • RICC North Garage, 401.458.6339
    • Providence Place Mall
      • The Providence Place Mall parking lot is connected to the Westin Hotel and the Rhode Island Convention Center
      • Providence Place Mall, 401.270.1000
    • Hotels

        See hotel information for parking details and costs for each hotel.

      Questions
      If you have any questions, please contact the Literacy for All Conference team