Hotel Information

The Crowne Plaza in Warwick, RI, will serve as our headquarters hotel. The Crowne offers a free shuttle from TF Greene Airport in Providence and a discounted room rate of $150/night. This rate is available for a king or two doubles and room type requests are based on availability.

  • Discounted group rate is $50/night for king or two doubles
  • Free airport shuttle from T.F. Green Airport in Warwick, RI that services Providence, RI

All events for Reader Weekend will take place at the Crowne Plaza including the Friday Welcome Dinner, bus pick up for the day-trip to Block Island or Newport on Saturday and the dinner, book signing and Q&A with Marie on Saturday night.

Crowne Plaza Warwick, RI
801 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick, RI

  • Hotel reservations will begin on Aug. 1, 2019. To hold your place at Reader Weekend, hotel and event registration must both be done in a timely manner once hotel registration opens toward the end of July. If you are not registered for the event, we can’t guarantee you will receive the discounted room block rate at the hotel. 
  • Call for reservations: 401-732-6000 and mention the discount code MAR and that you are part of the Marie Force Reader Weekend Group to get the discounted rate of $150/night.

The Crowne Plaza Hotel at the Crossings is conveniently located 10 minutes from downtown Providence and two miles from T.F. Green Airport on a spacious landscaped 17-acre site featuring abundant free parking. We have a block of rooms available at the discounted rate of $150/night plus tax available for the nights of Friday, June 19and Saturday, June 20 This rate is available through May 20, 2020, or until the block is sold out. Make your reservations early to ensure you get the best possible rate. Additional nights before or after the weekend are available at the discounted group rate depending on hotel availability. Please call the hotel directly at 401-732-6000 to inquire about availability.

This event is contingent upon our ability to fulfill our room reservation commitment with the hotel. If we are not able to meet the number of room reservations required, the event WILL be cancelled. We encourage you to stay at the hotel so we can make this event as wonderful as we know it can be.

Example of a room at the Crowne Plaza. Note that the hotel will undergo a full rennovation prior to our arrival in June 2020.

As a participant in the Reader Weekend, you agree to and understand the following:

You knowingly and freely assume all risks, both known and unknown, even if arising from the negligence of others, and assume full responsibility for your participation and hereby release and hold harmless Marie Force, HTJB, Inc. and their officers, officials, agents and/or employees (the “Organizers”) from any and all liabilities arising from the Reader Weekend.

The Organizers reserve the right to cancel the Reader Weekend and/or any of its components or events for any reason at any time.

If, due to inclement weather, mechanical difficulties, or other problems beyond the Organizers’ control, the ferry service to Block Island is not operational or feasible on the scheduled day, the Organizers will not be responsible for refund of any portion of the registration fees or any related costs because of upfront expenses that will not be refunded to the Organizers. The Organizers will not be responsible for any personal costs or expenses incurred in relation to the Weekend including airline tickets, hotels, or other related expenses associated with the Weekend.

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