About This Listing
This is an entire 2 Bedroom, 1 bath apartment near all colleges. Excellent for extended stays. 3 blocks to Providence College. 5 minutes to Rhode Island College, 15 minutes to Brown or RISD, Ten minutes from the Convention Center and Downtown. This is one of the nicest areas in Providence. There is one interior flight of stairs to reach the apartment. The street level is garage space. The entire apartment is yours. No cleaning fee or hidden costs!
One bedroom has a queen size bed, the other has a full size. There is plenty of closet space, and drawers. Hardwood floors, except in the dining room. Tile bathroom and kitchen. Each bedroom has a desk and chair. Linens, appliances, cookware, even some toiletries are all provided. There is a wireless printer in the apartment. Very convenient for business travelers, or if you just need to print boarding passes. I'm a business and pleasure traveler too, so I try to provide all the necessities for a pleasant stay.
Available daily, weekly, or monthly. Within an hour of Newport or South County beaches. 10 minutes to downtown by car or bus. Great for visitors, or business people who need a safe, private place to stay while in Providence.
Free WiFi and off street parking. Happy to help you find your way around the city. No cable, but just added a Roku with loads of apps. Complementary Netflix and Amazon Prime Instant video, or use your own accounts. Connect to your computer via HDMI, USB, or DVI cable.
During the academic year there are many students in the area. The neighborhood is generally quiet,but it is an urban environment, so don't expect rural "quiet". Mild traffic sounds during the day, and occasional lawn mowing, and the neighbors have lives too. :). Providence is well known for an abundance of restaurants. Pizza to 5-star gourmet, it's all here!
Cabs are a phone call away. The cost to downtown is about $10-12. It's about 2.5 blocks to the nearest bus stop. Bus rides are $2. One hour drive or train ride to Boston. Peter Pan, Greyhound and MegaBus all stop downtown. We're about 15-20 minutes from Green Airport. If you need to rent a car, Enterprise and ZipCar are options, along with all major rental companies at the airport.
Whole Foods is about a 10-12 drive , a traditional grocery store is also about the same distance. There are 2 convenience stores within a 10 minute walk.
I can sometimes be flexible with check in/out times depending on other guests. If stays are back to back, I need time to clean before a new check-in
Phone verification and photo ID required.
The entire apartment.
Interaction with Guests
Interaction is minimal. I respect the privacy of guests. I am available to answer questions, or handle any problems that may arise, as well as to offer recommendations for dining, shopping, and sightseeing.
There is a nice parkway with a stream for walks. Neighbors are generally very quiet. We have convenience stores, casual restaurants, and pubs within a short walking distance, We are 10 minutes from downtown where there is always something happening around entertainment, art, and culture.
City buses are only 2 blocks away. We are 10 minutes away from the train station (Amtrak and MBTA), and 20 minutes away from the airport.
TV/music volume kept at reasonable levels that don't interfere with others in the building, or neighbors.
If you use the washing machine, please do NOT use bleach in the machine.
Please, no food in the bedrooms.
If I'm not available to see you off on your departure date, please leave the keys in the apartment, and lock the exterior door handle on your way out.
If you find anything damaged, or not functioning properly, please let me know
If I don't respond to an email quickly, contact me via AirBnB. My inbox can get overwhelming and I may miss something. I have the AirBnB app on my phone.
Smoking outside or enclosed porch only.
Must clean up after your pets.
My brothers and I stayed at JoAnn's for a college graduation weekend. The location is perfect walking distance to Providence College and a short uber/cab ride to downtown. The apartment is comfortable and has everything you'd need. JoAnn was out of town when I was there, but I wouldn't have known it. She made it so easy to check in and out and she was very quick to answer any questions. JoAnn was a great host and I plan to use her space every time I come back to Providence.
Very comfortable and quiet accommodations. Like being at home! Very nice bed and a good supply of linens and toiletries. JoAnn made sure we had everything we needed, and then some!! She was warm and hospitable, and quick to respond to our communications. We look forward to staying with her on our next trip!
JoAnn's place is spacious neat clean and comfortable and in a good neighbourhood. It is self contained allowing you to cook and has Tv with netflix access. There is quick and easy access to the city by car or bus. JoAnn is very responsive and helpful with emails and takes an interest in the objectives of your trip and ensuring a happy and successful stay. It was a lovely place to stay close to all you need. JoAnn is very knowledgeable and helpful.
We had a great experience in this apartment! Beautiful neighborhood and very accessible to everything. The beds were extremely comfortable and the apartment was very clean. JoAnn was out of town, but her son Philip met us right on time and showed us the apartment. We also had a 3 and 1 year old with us, and there was plenty of room for them them to play, though we had to make sure we put some fragile items up high :-) Great place to stay I would definitely go back!
JoAnn was great met me and showed us around the property, all the while being kind, welcoming and helpful..
Joann was incredibly accommodating and her place was terrific. Very nice space in residential neighborhood that is close to many attractions. Joann was very responsive in her communications. Thanks so much! Sue and Maureen
About the Host, JoAnn
Vibrating at the frequency of me. Whole foodie. Art lover. Founder of Shift 2 Inbound (website hidden)-founder-Social Media Club PVD. EA ~ JOANNLEFEBVR
Happy to have discovered airbnb. A perfect, affordable solution for visiting out of town clients, attending conferences, or vacationing.
I'm a quiet, respectful guest/host who most likely would be out and about most of the time as a guest. When I want pampering and resort activities, I'll go to a resort. Otherwise, a reasonably clean, quiet space is all that I need. My partner may occasionally be tagging along with me, depending upon his schedule. We both love good food, museums, galleries, and interesting walks. As a host, I will do all I can to be accommodating, and help to make your stay as pleasant as possible.
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