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The statewide room tax varies from only a few percent in Providence to a whopping 11% in Block Island and Watch Hill. The tax will be added to your hotel bill.

The sales tax, also added to your bill, is 6%.

The Rhode Island Tourism Division, One West Exchange Street, Providence RI 02903 (tel 800-556-2484), hosts the official Rhode Island travel website, and issues brochures, maps, and lists of festivals and special events.

Also see the information offices in Providence, Newport, Block Island and South County.

Use this handy hotel search box to research hotel locations, rates, facilities and availability in all of Rhode Island:

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