Providence, RI 

Edgewood Manor B&B

232 Norwood Ave
Providence, RI 02905 US

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Rates: $169 to $329
Total Rooms: 20
Overall Rating: 4.6071428571429 hearts (27 reviews)


Circa 1905. Built as a private home, this 18-room Greek Revival Colonial mansion has served as a convent, an office, a rooming house and is now restored as an magnificent bed and breakfast. An elegant era is reflected in the coffered, beamed and domed-foyer ceilings, leaded- and stained-glass windows, hand-carved mantels and blend of Victorian and Empire decor. Romantic guest bedrooms feature Jacuzzi tubs and wood-burning fireplaces. Savor a satisfying gourmet breakfast served in the dining room or on the patio. The inn is within walking distance to Narragansett Bay and Roger Williams Park and Zoo, with 230 acres of magnificent gardens, sculptures and historic buildings.Publicity and Awards: Rated top 25 inns by McMillan travel guides, Voted most Elegant in America. Featured in Boston Globe (2008), "Best Urban Luxury Inn New England" by Yankee Magazine (2010), Featured on National Geographic (2006), The National Historic Register.Location: City/Urban.

Room Detail

Scarlet's Retreat
This room is decorated with a Mahogany carved king-size poster bed, marble Victorian table, two elegant winged back chairs,victorian couch,and marble shower. Working wood burning Grueby tiled fireplace round this excellent suite.
Type of bed: King

A wonderful king-size cherry sleigh bed with a marble topped Victorian table with two Victorian chairs and beautiful sette. The room has a full bathroom with gilded antique bathroom fixtures, a granite two-person Jacuzzi tub and large two-person shower.
Type of bed: King

The Palladian Room has eight feet Palladian windows, a beautiful Honduras Mahogany king-size bed with romantic scarf and wonderful empire sofa and Victorian chair. This room has a Scottish turn-of-the-century armoire and wonderful matching lion head porcelain French bathroom fixtures.This room has a shower only.
Type of bed: King

Victorian Room
Furnished with a king-size plantation mahogany bed and private marble bath with original Victorian tile. Elegant turn-of-the-century furnishings from historic paneled lamps to comfortable sofas and winged chair make this room one of the inn's most requested room. Once the master bedroom of the house this also boasts of eight feet palladian windows.and elegant wood burning fireplace.
Type of bed: King

Colonial Room
This beautifully appointed room has a rice carved king-size four-poster bed with an elegant Victorian sofa and desk. This luxurious and spacious bathroom is decorated with two pedestal sinks, a wonderful two-person tiled shower, fabulous two-person Jacuzzi whirlpool tub and a stereo/CD player.
Type of bed: King

The Carrera
This three-room suite is elegantly and luxuriously appointed with a fabulous four-poster Mahogany king-size bed, full length gilded Victorian mirror, stunning empire sofa, marble Victorian table and two Victorian chairs. There is a full bathroom with a large marble shower and Victorian chair in the second room. The third room is adorned with a two-person Jacuzzi whirlpool tub in carrerra marble, a wonderful settee and CD stereo player.
Type of bed: King

Empire Room
This wonderful room has a very large two-person ultra whirlpool tub, full bathroom in limestone and marble with a beautiful two-person shower and stereo/CD player. A wonderful queen-size cherry sleigh bed, Victorian sofa and Victorian chair.
Type of bed: Queen

This room is adorned with a beautiful four-poster rice carved bed and sette. The room is complete with a full marble bathroom tub and shower.

Crimson Room
This room is furnished with a beautiful king-size rice carved bed with a full private bath and Victorian sofa.
Type of bed: King

Edgewood Room
This two room suite has a wonderful queen-size four-poster rice carved bed and a queen pull out sleep sofa in the adjacent room and an elegant marble full bathroom with a two-person ultra whirlpool tub.
Type of bed: Queen

Collonade Room
Decorated with a king-size four-poster rice carved bed, beautiful period antiques, elegant empire sofa, and refrigerator. The full bathroom has a vaulted ceiling and an original leaded-glass window.
Type of bed: King

Emerald Room
This room has a beautiful king-size four-poster rice carved bed, Victorian sofa, renaissance revival furniture and queen-size sleep sofa and full bathroom with a Jacuzzi tub. This room also has a full kitchen. This is great for medium to long-term stays.
Type of bed: King

Norwood Suite
The room is decorated with a four-poster rice carved king size bed with elegant appointments.This room is a first floor room.

Elms Suite
This a two-bedroom suite furnished with a king-size four-poster rice carved bed in one of the bedrooms and a queen-size four-poster bed in the second bedroom. There is a luxurious marble bathroom with a wonderful Jacuzzi tub and large corner shower.
Type of bed: King, Queen

Tara's Suite
This is a two-bedroom suite and is decorated with a queen-size cherry sleigh bed with empire sofa, desk and fainting couch at the foot of the bed. The second bedroom is furnished with a burled walnut full-size sleigh bed and reanaissance revival sofa. The full bathroom is complete with full shower and tub.
Type of bed: Queen, Double



Rooms & Rates

Rates: $169 to $329
Payment types accepted include Discover, Diners Club, Visa, Master Card, American Express, Travelers Checks and Cash.
Rooms: This property has 20 total guest accommodations, 18 with private bath, 3 with fireplaces, 9 with hot tubs.
The types of beds available include King, Double and Queen.


Minimum Stay Requirements: Some weekends.
Cancellation: Reservations are non-refundable we may at our discetion issue a future credit depending on the circumstances. There are no refunds for early departures.
Smoking: Smoke Free Property.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast.
Types of meals: Full Breakfast, Full Gourmet Breakfast, Afternoon Tea, Wine, Wine, cheese hour on Friday and Saturday Eves.
Amenities In Room: Television, Telephone, Stereo, Refrigerator, Reading Lamps, Iron/Ironing Board, Hot Tub/Spa/Jaccuzi, Hair Dryer, Fireplace, Clock Radio, Cable TV, Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fans, Bath Amenities, VCR, Wireless Internet Access, Two-person Jacuzzi tubs, Wood-burning fireplaces, Gas fireplaces, comfortable sitting rooms and Afternoon tea.
Amenities On Site: VCR, Television, Phone, Limited Handicap Access, Library, Laundry Facilities, Fireplace, Fax, Copy Machine, Bicycles, bicycles for rent, large outdoor victorian porch, free parking, beautiful sitting rooms with wood burning fireplaces and free wireless Internet service.
Business Traveler Amenities: Internet Access, Television, Modem Connection, Gym Nearby, Iron/Ironing Board, Flexible Check in/out Times, Flexible Cancellation, Desk, FAX On-site, Hair Dryer, Wireless Internet Access, Flexible check in and check out policies.
Transportation Services: Airport Pickup, Train Station Pickup, Bus Station Pickup and Ferry Pickup.
Languages Spoken: French

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services: Body Scrubs, Body Wraps, Facials, Hair Care, Massages, Medical Spa Services and Yoga/Meditation.
Nearby Recommended Spas:
Renovohealth Spa services


- One Night Free: This property is featured in Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns published by American Historic Inns. This guide features a certificate for ONE NIGHT FREE with the purchase of one night. The dates this property will honor the certificate are Monday-Thursday only, not valid May 15-Nov. 15


Events Hosted: Honeymoons, Weddings, Seminars, Meetings, Romantic Getaways, Family Reunions, Weddings, showers, rehearsal dinners and functions.
Other Activities: Antiquing, Art Galleries, Beaches, Bicycling, Canoeing/Kayaking, Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Live Theater, Museums, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Sports Events, Major College, Tennis, Wineries, Sailing, Three yacht clubs within walking distance, Roger Williams Park and Botanical gardens within walking distance.

Historic Interest

One of the finest examples of Greek Revival Colonial in America.
Historic Awards: State Register (Granted), National Historical Site (Granted), National Register (Applied), State Historical Site (Granted), State Historical Site (Applied), National Register (Granted), City Historical Site (Applied), City Historical Site (Granted), National Historical Site (Applied) and Local Register (Granted).
Historic Memberships: City Historical Society, State Historical Society, National Trust and Local Historical Society.
Historic sites nearby: Historic Roger Williams Park (walking distance) designed by Olmstead, Museum of Natural History(walking distance). Gaspee Point first act of British resistance in the colonies when they burned the British frigate The Gaspee, one mile away.

Romantic Interest

Period detail with stunning fireplaces and luxurious marble bathrooms with two-person Jacuzzi tubs. Fine linens and beautiful appointments await the discerning traveler.