Hotel & Travel

The Westin ProvidenceThe Westin Providence
One West Exchange Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02903
Phone: 401-598-8000
Toll Free within the US: 866-716-8119
Fax: 401-598-8200

Room rates plus tax (currently 13%): $174 single or double

Cutoff date: February 18, 2008

Room availability: A block of rooms has been reserved for March 9–13, 2008. The conference rate has been extended to include March 7–9 and March 13–16 on a space-available basis.

Meeting code: NERCOMP Conference (mention this code when calling the hotel to make your reservations)

Online reservations: Go to "book a room" and enter in your dates. After you click on "search" the conference rate will come up.


Valet and self parking are available for $22/overnight; both types include drive-in/drive-out privileges. The hotel does not own the garage, so there are no special discounts available for meeting attendees. See the Westin Web site for directions to the hotel.

Meeting Location

Rhode Island Convention Center (RICC)
One Sabin Street
Providence, RI 02903-1814

See the Web site for directions to the convention center.

RICC Parking Rates

Self parking is available for $9/day (7:00 a.m. to midnight) or $18/overnight. These rates are special event rates and will be available over the conference dates, Monday, March 10–Wednesday, March 12. Attendees can use either of the following garages.

  • North garage: attached to both the convention center and the Westin
  • South garage: attached to the convention center

Air & Ground

The T.F. Green Airport (PVD) is located approximately 10 miles south of the Westin hotel and offers several ground transportation options. See the Web site for directions to the airport.

  • Shuttle ($11.00 USD): Contact the Airport Limousine Shuttle for more information; reservations are recommended.
  • Taxi ($25.00 USD/15 minutes)

For information from other area airports, please visit the following Web sites.

Providence Area Information

Page Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2008