Edgewood Manor Bed & Breakfast

232 Norwood Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island 02905
Innkeeper(s): Andrew Lombardi
  • Introduction

    Edgewood Manor Bed & Breakfast front of innExperience Edgewood Manor, the most luxurious Providence bed and breakfast. This historic Greek Revival Mansion, circa 1905, is elegantly appointed with exquisite antiques and fabulous artwork. Our Rhode Island B&B offers beautiful bedrooms, magnificent sitting rooms, and lovely gardens.

    Next door is The Charles Newhall House, circa 1892, a wonderful shingled style Victorian which has been lovingly restored with seven beautiful guestrooms, all decorated with Victorian and Empire furnishings.

    In 1905, Samuel Priest, a wealthy businessman, commissioned this three story Greek Revival Mansion. Acquired in 1994 and restored to its original grandeur, this 18-room mansion boasts of five ornate fireplaces and stunning leaded and stained-glass windows. Guestrooms and common areas are superbly furnished with period antiques and fine art. Each guestroom offers a private bath, cable television and free Wireless Internet access. Rooms with fireplaces and lavish whirlpool tubs are also available.

    Edgewood Manor Bed & Breakfast staircaseBreakfast is served daily in the two dining rooms and/or on the outdoor patio (weather permitting). To further enhance your stay in Rhode Island, luncheon and dinner suggestions are readily available to our guests.

    The Providence and Newport, RI areas are privy to some of the finest restaurants in New England. Louis 14th Style room is an available sitting room for our guests to relax and read or congregate and boasts of a magnificent domed ceiling intricately carved and pilastered with gilt highlights. Free wireless Internet is available throughout the manor for your convenience.

  • Weddings & Special Events

    Edgewood Manor Bed & Breakfast dining room

    Edgewood Manor, with its historic Greek Revival Mansion, is the perfect backdrop for a Rhode Island wedding. Every room of our luxurious bed and breakfast exudes romance and can host a variety of weddings and receptions. You may want an intimate ceremony surrounded by the antiques, fine art, and stained glass of the main house. Perhaps you have dreamed of sharing the big day with a reception for family and friends.

    Edgewood Manor seating capacity during the winter months is 60 people and in the summer time 90, which includes outside and inside seating and use of the entire 1st floor for bride and groom alone, or small bridal parties up to 60 people. We also provide meeting space for rehearsal dinners, showers, parties, fundraisers, special high tea's, corporate functions, and wedding photos.

    After the festivities, choose one of our lavishly decorated rooms with a fireplace and whirlpool tub in Edgewood Manor or Newhall House for a romantic honeymoon. Have breakfast in one of the two dining rooms or the patio. Should you decide to take in the local sights, our Providence location is rich in history for you to explore.

    It isn't Venice, but you can take a gondola ride on the Providence River. A complimentary basket of cheese and crackers and an ice bucket and glasses are provided.

    Let us suggest restaurants for dinner in Providence or Newport, among the finest in New England. Call (401) 781-0099 for pricing.

  • Awards

    Edgewood Manor Bed & Breakfast white room"Finest Rhode Island bed and breakfast outside of Newport, five stars out of five."

    The Unofficial Guide to Bed and Breakfasts in New England 2002 and 2003 Edition

    "One of the top 30 in New England."

    The Unofficial Guide to Bed and Breakfasts in New England 2002 and 2003 Edition

    "One of the most elegant inns in America"

    Voted by inn-goers in the Arrington Journal 2003 Book of Lists as one of the top 15 B&B Inns

    "Best Antiques"

    Arringtons Bed and Breakfast Journals 2004 book of lists

    "Superior Bed and Breakfast"

  • Directions

    From the Airport

    1. Take a right out of the Airport onto Route 1A (Post Road)
    2. Stay on this road for approximately three miles until it ends
    3. Turn left onto Narragansett Parkway/becomes Broad Street and continue for one mile
    4. Turn left onto Norwood Avenue
    5. We are on the left
    6. Please ring the front doorbell at 232 Norwood Avenue
    7. Parking is in the rear of the building

    From points North

    1. 95 South to Rhode Island
    2. Once in Rhode Island take exit 22B Route 6 west/10 South
    3. Take 10 South until it ends
    4. Take left onto Park Ave(Rt. 12)
    5. Follow Park Ave. to end, go left onto Broad St.
    6. Take left onto Norwood Avenue
    7. 232 Norwood Ave will be on your left
    8. Parking is in the rear of the building

    From points South

    1. Take 95 North to Rhode Island
    2. Once in Rhode Island, take Exit 14-15
    3. As you exit for 14-15, take 14-A and follow signs for Post Road North
    4. Take Post Road North until you come to the end
    5. Turn left on Narragansett Pkwy and you will drive through Historic Pawtuxet Village
    6. The name of the road changes to Broad Street
    7. Continue on Broad Street for one mile
    8. Take left onto Norwood Avenue
    9. 232 Norwood will be on your left
    10. Parking is in the rear of the building