About the Hotel

The Omni has SOLD OUT!! They are now only taking limited rooms (mostly king rooms). If you must book a large room block (after checking availability at the Omni) please click here to see details related to the new meet hotel (located two blocks from the meet venue). Contact roy@mass-lift.com if you have any questions.

Onit at night

The Omni Providence Hotel will serve as the official 2016 USAPL Collegiate Nationals hotel. The Omni is 4-star hotel located in downtown Providence, conveniently connected to the Rhode Island Convention Center and the Providence Place Mall by skybridge. The hotel features 564 luxurious guest rooms and suites, multiple on-site restaurants, and a heated indoor pool. Click here for more information about the hotel.

A meet hotel rate of $129.00 has been secured for this event. All reservations MUST be made by March 14, 2016 to receive the discount. You can access the online room reservation system here. You can also call 401-598-8000 to make reservations. Mention the event (2016 USAPL Collegiate Nationals) to receive the discount.

1 West Exchange Street
Providence, RI 02903

Shopping and Dining in Providence

downtown providence

The Omni Providence Hotel has three dining options on-site, including a steakhouse, an Italian Restaurant, and a Coffee Shop. Nearby attractions abound and include a steakhouse and an Asian fusion restaurant within easy walking distance. The Providence Place shopping mall is also connected to the Omni Providence hotel via skywalk and includes 146 shops, 22 restaurants, and a movie theater. More information related to the Mall can be found here. A guide to exploring downtown Providence can be found here.

How to Get to the Venue

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Plane + Cab/Train

T.F. Green Airport (Warwick, RI)
The most direct way to access the meet hotel/venue is to fly into the nearby T.F. Green airport and then either take a cab (15 – 20 minutes driving distance) or catch one of the MBTA commuter rail trains from the airport to downtown providence and then walk 0.4 miles (10 minutes) to the hotel. Check here for fare and schedule information. Note that the train does not run between T.F. Green and downtown Providence on Saturday or Sunday.

Logan Airport (Boston, MA)
You may also decide to fly into Boston, MA (Logan Airport) and then take the commuter rail from South Station to Providence. Check here for fare and schedule information. It takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes to get from Boston to Providence via train.

Car

From the North
Take I-95 south. At exit 22A-22B-22C in Providence, continuing onto Memorial Blvd. Take Exchange Terrace to reach the Hotel or continue on to Sabin Street to reach the Rhode Island Convention Center.

From the West/South
Take I-95 north. In Providence take the US-6 W/RI-10 W exit and continue onto Memorial Blvd. Take Exchange Terrace to reach the Hotel or continue on to Sabin Street to reach the Rhode Island Convention Center.

Amtrak
Amtrak runs regular service between major Northeast cities and Providence, and the Amtrak station is minutes away from the hotel and meet venue. Check schedules and ticket information here.

About the Venue

Rhode Island Convention Center at nightfall

The 2016 USAPL Collegiate Nationals will be held in the Rhode Island Convention Center in downtown Providence Rhode Island. The 28,000 sq. ft exhibit hall will feature both Raw and Open Collegiate lifting. Information about the Convention Center can be found here.

1 West Exchange Street
Providence, RI 02903