Christopher Dodge House

11 West Park Street , Providence, RI 02908 USA (Show map) Diamond Collection

Professionally Inspected & Certified Diamond Collection


The Christopher Dodge House is a stunning 4 story brick Italianate mansion renovated into a luxury Bed and Breakfast Inn. Truly an architectural gem, the house features many 11 foot ceilings, ornate plaster moldings, marble fireplaces and many original tin ceilings. The Christopher Dodge House is conveniently located within walking distance to Brown University, downtown Providence, Providence Place Mall, RISD, the State Capitol and the Convention Center. Is also a short drive from Providence College and Johnson and Wales University.



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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.4

Perfect weekend getaway

5 on March 09, 2016

My husband and I stayed at Christopher Dodge House for a weekend in December. Highly recommended! I recall some reviews mention that this property is next to the highway, but you truly don't notice it the second you walk through the door. The house has been restored and is very elegant and comfortable. Food is excellent - there are mini muffins when you check in and the daily breakfast is delicious. Usual continental breakfast fare but a special of the day, made to order. Great value for how nice the rooms are and how convenient the home is to sites of interest.


5 on February 12, 2016

Great accommodations, friendly and helpful staff. Delicious breakfasts!

Met my Needs.

2.8 on October 29, 2015

Excellent location. Pleasant and friendly staff - although a bit too talkative at breakfast. Window A/C was noisy. Food was decent but underwhelming for a B&B. Charging for bottled water ridiculous when no other source for cold water.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for taking the time to post a review! The staff here at the Christopher Dodge House likes to ensure that we make our guests feel welcome. This is especially true at breakfast. This is when there is the most interaction with our guests. In the Common Room we provide complimentary refreshments including a cold beverage i.e.; water, iced tea or lemonade. The tap water is safe to drink as well. We do also offer the bottled water for $1 among other "goodies". We are sorry to hear that the breakfast did not meet your expectations. Please contact us directly regarding the noisy A/C unit so that we can have maintenance take a look at it. We do apologize for the noise. However, this could have been rectified during your stay and a possible room change could have taken place if we were notified at that time.

Outstanding stay

5 on August 14, 2015

Not just a B&B. Enormous bedrooms, grand breakfast. Great pointers to local dining and activities. Really pleasant and welcoming staff. Fabulous value. Would stay here again and again. More than we expected.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your gracious review! We hope to see you again in the future!

Wonderful Experience

5 on April 13, 2015

Our only regret was that we only had one night to spend in this beautiful place. Everything hit our top expectations. The room was beautiful, wonderful breakfast, unmatched atmosphere, location to the city and where we went to visit was perfect, staff were all warm and inviting, and every finishing touch was there to better your stay. It will be the only place we will stay during our next visit.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your generous review! We hope you come back soon!

great weekend getaway

4.4 on February 16, 2015

The house is beautiful and very comfortable. Staff was very attentive but gave us our space to explore and relax. The breakfast was delicious with impressive variety and the bed was incredibly comfortable. We didn't want to leave! Will definitely be coming back.


3.2 on January 28, 2015

Lovely, comfortable room in a beautiful mid 19th century building. Only negative was that some lamps did not work. Staff were very helpful and pleasant.

Attractive restoration with good service

3.4 on December 12, 2014

This B&B is attractive with excellent service, breakfast snacks in sitting room unfortunately. Our small room had an inconvenient, very small bathroom shelf opposite toilet that is dangerous, difficult to get up and to exit shower room.


4.6 on October 19, 2014

Loved my stay! Great food, hospitable people!

Innkeeper Response
Dear Guest. Thank you so much for your kind words. It was a pleasure having you with us. Best Wishes.

Beautiful B&B

5 on October 11, 2014

Request a room on the street side rather than the parking lot side which is right next to the highway unless you don't mind the sound of the traffic all night. The third floor rooms are very warm even when cool outside. We had all the windows open & the ceiling fan on in October. The house is beautiful and the staff is very friendly. The chef is wonderful. A great place to go for a weekend getaway.

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Rooms & Rates

Standard 2 Twins

Standard 2 Twin beds with private bathroom and hardwood floors.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Twin

Standard King Kitchenette

Standard King with Kitchenette, Gas Fireplace Hardwood Floors and Private Bath.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Standard King

Standard King with Gas Fireplace, Hardwood Floors and Private Bath.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Prime King

Spacious Prime Rooms with King Bed, Gas Fireplace, Hardwood Floors and Private Bath.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Prime Queen Canopy

Prime Queen Canopy Bed with Gas Fireplace, Hardwood Floors and Private bath.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Superior King and Twin

Superior King and Twin Bed with Gas Fireplace or Gas Wood Stove and Private Bath.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Twin

Superior King

Superior King with Gas Wood Stove, Hardwood Floors and Private Bath.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Superior 2 Twins

Superior 2 Twins with Gas Fireplace, Hardwood Floors and Private Bath.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Twin

Superior Queen

Superior Queen with Gas Wood Stove and Private Bath.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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Location Type



Providence, RI (PVD-T.F. Green State) 10 miles

Directions to property:

Route 95 north or south to exit 22C (Providence Place Mall exit). At end of exit enter one way on Providence Place Way. Stay to the left as road loops around the river just as you approach the Mall. Staying left make a u-turn away from the Mall onto Promenade Street. Take first right onto Holden Street. Second right is West Park Street. The Christopher Dodge House is on the corner of Holden and West Park Streets at 11 West Park Street.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Night life, Home of the famous: Water Fire, Gondola rides on Providence's famous canals, Performing Theater, Religious Services, River, Tours, University, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Microwave, Parking, VCR , Gas Fireplace or Gas Wood Stove

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Ceiling fans, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Board Games & Cards

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  • Check In:: 3:00 - 9:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two night minimum on some weekends and special events.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Weekend and special event periods are prepaid. Credit card will hold rooms at other times.
  • Cancellations: 7 day notice prior to date of arrival necessary for full refund for all reservations. Some special events require up to a 30 day notice.



Ken & Phyllis Parker

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About the innkeepers

We have been Innkeepers since 1982. Over the years we have owned serval inns including two on Nantucket. Once the other properties sold, we downsized to just the Christopher Dodge House in Providence.

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  • Time Served: 7:30-9:30 M-F & 8-10 S-S
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian