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College Hill Colonial

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College Hill Colonial

6 guests3 bedrooms3 beds2.5 baths
6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
2.5 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the keypad.
Sparkling clean
5 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Elias is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

Built circa 1908, the Ernest R. Smith House is a stately, spacious East Side Georgian/ Colonial Revival home in the historic National Register District. It has period architectural features, a generous enclosed back yard with gas grill; walk to Brown University, RISD, shopping and restaurants; 1.5 miles to downtown, convenient to public transportation; NEW: 3 bedrooms (2 Queen and Double), 2 1/2 baths; Jacuzzi; fireplace; formal dining room and living room, den, sun porch; off street parking.


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 double bed



57 reviews
Quick responses
Outstanding hospitality
Amazing amenities
Derek User Profile
August 2019
Elias' house is a lovely, well-appointed, well-located and spacious home which was very comfortable for those of us staying in it. It was also perfect for hosting a small brunch after the wedding for both the groom's and bride's families. Wonderful!
Barbara User Profile
October 2019
Our recent stay at Elias' house was absolutely wonderful! The pictures provided represent the house well, but there was so much more to be discovered and enjoyed about the house by actually being there. We didn't have the opportunity to meet Elias and his wife (quel dommage!),…
Erin User Profile
October 2019
Elias's home is filled with global treasures, instruments, a "mostly "in tune piano and plenty of serving wear. He was gracious enough to let my husband and I use the place as a home base for our wedding weekend and host a small rehearsal dinner on site. It is such a grand home…
Caddy User Profile
September 2019
Very “homey.” Nice/safe neighborhood. Almost, as if staying at Grandma’s House.
David User Profile
August 2019
Such an amazing and unique home. Great back yard space, overall super inviting and comfortable.
Jim User Profile
August 2019
This is a beautifully maintained old house with lots of character and a great outdoor patio area for grilling and relaxing. It is located in a very nice neighborhood. Elias was always prompt in answering my questions. Checking in and out were smooth with Andrea the property…
Roger User Profile
May 2019
This is a classic Victorian house within an easy drive or long walk to Brown University. The neighborhood is quiet, the backyard just a beautiful setting for a barbecue and conversation, and the house a wonderland of travel, book and other treasures. A market and other stores are…

Hosted by Elias

Providence, RIJoined in July 2014
Elias User Profile
64 Reviews
Elias is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Interaction with guests
We prefer an introductory phone call with prospective guests. We will greet the guests and show them the house and how to get around, including a map of the area. Beyond that, the guests will have the house to themselves. Normally we will not be here to socialize with the…
Languages: English, Français, Italiano, Español
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Self check-in with keypad

House Rules

  • No smoking