Christopher Dodge House

Named Best City B&B in Rhode Island by Yankee Magazine. Providence's hidden gem!


Named Best City B&B in Rhode Island by Yankee Magazine. Providence's hidden gem!

Front exterior of Christopher Dodge House
Front Entrance to inn
Dining room
Sitting room
Guest room
Room with fireplace
Guest room
Flower box
Gondolas in waterway
champagnge glasses clinking





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The Basics


Built in 1858 and renovated into a bed and breakfast in 2003, this Italianate Mansion is full of charm and original touches. All 14 rooms offer a private bathroom, are appointed with period furnishings, and feature their own temperature controls. Enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast and locally roasted coffee in our sun-filled dining room.

At a Glance

  • Free WiFi
  • Smoke-Free
  • Free Parking
  • Family Friendly
  • Eco-Friendly
  • Hot Breakfast
  • Romantic Getaway
  • Hidden Gem

In the Know

  • Take a stroll down Benefit Street's "Mile of History"

  • Visit Prospect Terrace Park for an elevated view of Providence

  • Experience the flickering braziers of WaterFire

  • Have a meal on Federal Hill- "Little Italy"

Stay for the Story

Immerse yourself in the rich history of the house. Located in the sought-after College Hill neighborhood, the inn offers a prime location for exploring the city's renowned attractions, including Brown University and WaterFire Providence.

Sip & Savor

Here are a few things to sip & savor when you visit…

Mill's Tavern for a menu that combines local and seasonal ingredients in innovative and exciting new ways

Hemenway's is the best spot for fresh, top-of-catch seafood

Try the signature dishes, grilled pizza and baked pasta at Al Forno 

See & Do

Here are a few things to see & do when you visit…

La Gondola is a classic Venetian experience in the heart of the Renaissance City

Check out RISD Museum for art representing diverse cultures from ancient times to the present 

Visit the impressive architecture of the Rhode Island State House 

Packages and Special Offers

VALID THROUGH: Jul 01 2024

Romantic Getaway Package

Plan your romantic getaway to Providence at our charming bed and breakfast. Whether you’re looking for a cozy winter escape or a summer’s day stroll to dinner, this package is the perfect addition to your stay.

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Christopher Dodge House

Providence, RI

Romantic Getaway Package

Guest Reviews

Our Fri & Sat night stays were enjoyable in the very quaint B&B/hotel. Positive memories include well appointed rooms with tall ceilings, wide-plank pine floors, restored tall windows, comfortable bed with private bath. Breakfasts were generous and very good in a cozy eating area. Coffee was remarkably good. Negative remarks are few, with some beyond their control. Private parking is limited, though not much of a problem. Numerous tall...See More

- Larry Day

We absolutely loved our stay here! The rooms are cozy and decorated with period appropriate furniture. The house has been beautifully restored and the breakfasts were creative and delicious! And there is a super cute coffee shop right next door. They are serious about the third floor though…don’t book a room up there unless you only have 1 bag with you. It’s quite a hike. ????

- Lindsay S

We absolutely loved our stay at your bed and breakfast!!! ❤️???? Everything was above and beyond outstanding... the Christopher Dodge House will definitely be our Providence home away from home!!!

- Darrell Skeeter

Welcoming and efficient staff. Rooms fairly large and cleaned to a high standard. Gas fireplace in room. Great value, no complaints! Breakfast was excellent and tasty, two hot choices, plus lots of cold options. Parking in small lot beside the inn, which is on a dead end street, plus more parking on street. Located nearby the State Capitol and VETS Auditorium, walkable, and Patrick's Irish Pub is in the...See More

- Eric Bright

The Christopher Dodge House was the most charming B&B I've ever stayed at, and I can't wait to come back! Every little detail was perfect. The room furnishings were so lovely, the bedding was soft and comfortable, the breakfast was delicious and included a very nice variety, and the 24 hour hospitality room was just so thoughtful! I loved the history of the place, and it was a beautiful...See More

- Witchy Vintage

Rooms & Suites

# of Rooms: 14

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Hair Dryer

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For information on ADA accessibility for the facility or its rooms, please contact the property directly.


Smoking Policy: Outside - Only in designated areas

Family Friendly: Yes

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Food & Wine

Meals Offered: Breakfast

Restaurant on Premises: No

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments, Complimentary Beverages, Complimentary Early Coffee Tea

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Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless

Front Desk/Security: Business Hours, Onsite

Inn Amenities: Hot Breakfast, Free Onsite Parking, Full House Rental Available, Green Environmentally Friendly, Meeting Space Available

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Weddings & Celebrations

Events Supported: Private Parties, Baby Showers, Tea Parties

Business Travel & Meetings

Meeting Types: Business Meetings

Meeting Facilities: Yes

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Location Type: City/Metro