Hotel Dolce Villa

Hotel Dolce Villa is located on charming DePasquale Plaza on historic Federal Hill- the “Little Italy” neighborhood in Providence, RI. Gianfranco Marrocco, the owner, also owns many other successful businesses throughout the city. With Marrocco’s business experience, expectations and standards were set high when Hotel Dolce Villa was preparing for its grand opening and those standards haven’t changed yet.

All rooms feature memory-foam beds and  some have pull-out sofa beds. All room feature free WI-FI, some units have  a fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances, pots and pans, dishware and flatware. All have  hair dryers and personal amenities, and a closet some units have a safe for valuables. Some  units also include gas-fired fireplaces with timer  controls. The hotel is located directly next to Caffé Dolce Vita and Geppetto’s, giving our guests diverse meal choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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  • Seven colleges and universities including: Brown University, Rhode Island School of Design and  Johnson & Wales University.
  • Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) featuring first class Broadway shows and musicals.
  • Trinity Repertory Company - a Tony Award Winning Theater Group. 
  • Waterplace Park & Riverwalk famous for the world renowned waterfires 
  • More restaurants per capita than any other capital city.
  • Over 20 art galleries and museums within a one mile radius. 
  • The Residences are less than a half mile to the newly renovated 31,000 square foot Dunkin’ Donuts Center - home to the American Hockey League Providence Bruins, The Providence College Friars basketball team, as well as a complete calendar of performances by the music industry’s top artists and special events like Disney On Ice and the American Idol Tour.
  • Providence Place Mall home to 170 stores including Nordstrom’s and Tiffany’s, eight restaurants and multiple entertainment venues.

Hotel Reviews

10 great places to discover Italy — in America By Kathy Baruffi for USA TODAY

Federal Hill - Providence "Stop by Scialo Brothers Bakery and then head to Venda Ravioli for a beautiful lunch with fresh pasta made every day from scratch, all served in a delightful little piazza with opera music blaring from tiny speakers in a Fellini-style setting," Batali says. Stay at the ultra-modern Hotel Dolce Villa on the same little piazza, then catch one of the season's final WaterFire events, spectacular bonfire displays on the river.

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