Society for the Study of Human Development

Hotel & Travel


Conference attendees can book at the Omni Hotel Providence (the conference hotel) for a reduced conference rate using the link below or by calling the reservation line. Please mention the conference when calling. The reduced group rate is only available until Friday, September 8, 2017.

Group Reservations Link

Central Reservations Number: 1-800-525-9300

Map of Conference Space

A map of the conference space can be found here.

Travel and Transportation

Closest Airports to Omni Hotel, Providence, RI

The T. F. Green Airport is 15-20 minutes away. A second option is Boston-Logan International Airport, about 75 minutes away. There are a number of transportation options, available here:

If you choose to rent a car, Omni offers covered and secured parking. Driving directions and parking information can be found here:

Restaurants and Recreational Information

Restaurants and Other Eating Options

There are a number of restaurants in walking distance or within a short cab ride of the hotel. Some of these are detailed here:

Whether searching for a light breakfast from Morsel's, an elegant dinner at Fleming's Steakhouse or a romantic meal at Centro Restaurant, you will find just what you’re craving at Omni Providence Hotel. These options are detailed here:

Recreational Activities in the Area

Whether you’re looking for something fun to do close by or in the greater Providence area, we’ve compiled the best and most interesting events and attractions Providence has to offer.

Conference attendees can choose from a number of recreational activities, some of which are listed here:

The following cities are also in driving distance of Providence:

  • Newport (45 minutes Southeast)
  • Boston (1 hour 30 minutes North)
  • Cape Cod (1 hour 30 minutes East)