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Old Rock Church Bed & Breakfast is located in Providence, Utah, a city located right outside of Utah State University. The building that makes up the bed and breakfast currently has 17 rooms, and though it hasn't always been a place for visitors to stay, it does have history that dates back to the late 1800s where it was used for many different things over the years. Providence has a deep-rooted history with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Sitting on an acre of land, the Old Rock Church Bed & Breakfast supplies 17 differently themed rooms for their patrons. The property sells a variety of items to its guests, including t-shirts, mugs, and other memorabilia. These items can be purchased on the property during the patrons' stay. Each of these rooms are designed based on their name, presenting different options of stay for the guests.
One room, the English Cottage, is a multi-room suite. Featured in the room is a kitchenette in the dining area, providing guests dining and cooking opportunities. A living space in the room comes with a fireplace and couch. The bedroom in the room comes with a king-sized bed, providing sleeping arrangements. A private bathroom in the English Cottage comes equipped with a double-headed shower, and two-person jetted tub. A television with cable is provided in the space, providing entertainment and media services for guests.
Other king rooms in the property include the Redwood, Grand Canyon, Presidential, Victorian, New Orleans, Honeymoon Suite, Rose Garden, Cape Cod, Pioneer Suite, and the Mountain Stream. These rooms come with similar amenities as the English Cottage, with their decorations varying depending on their name. The queen rooms feature the Running, Cycling, USA, Utah, Ford, and Cache Rooms. These rooms come with similar amenities, those being a queen-sized bed, a private bathroom with a shower and tub combo, HDTV, and kitchenette, depending on the queen suite.
The Old Rock Church Bed & Breakfast also serves as a venue center and hosts special occasions such as weddings. The Old Rock Church Bed & Breakfast hosted over 60 weddings in the last year, with multiple events happening on certain weeks. Breakfast is provided each morning to the guests, brought to their door by the staff. Guests can choose through a variety of options on the menus provided by the property during their stay.
Providence, the city where Old Rock Church Bed & Breakfast is located, is a city outside of Logan, Utah, the hometown of Utah State University. Guests of the property can travel into Logan for various recreational activities, including Logan Canyon, a "popular fishing spot." Other recreational activities in the Logan area include ax throwing, antiquing, and various dining opportunities.
The culture at Old Rock Church Bed & Breakfast is described as being "a romantic getaway." With the building having been built in 1872, guests mention in their reviews the "historic feel" that the building provides for them. Other reviews include the property's cleanliness, stating, "the rooms were kept very clean, and were very lovely." The staff at the Old Rock Church Bed & Breakfast is mentioned as being "very friendly and accomodating, serving our every need and then some." Serving often as a wedding venue, the property is reviewed as an "ideal location for a wedding, with a beautiful bridal room and amazing views."
With the bed and breakfast being tied for best reviews in Cache Valley, Old Rock Church Bed & Breakfast takes "pride in making sure our guests have the best stay possible. We want them to feel as if they never want to leave." The location of the property is mentioned as "ideal, with little to no traffic noise, allowing the guests to enjoy themselves more." The city of Providence, where the bed and breakfast is located, is reviewed as being a "family-friendly town with several job opportunities."
Located near Providence is the city of Logan, Utah, a college town. Logan provides various activities and dining for guests, as well as college excursions, seeing as how it is the location of Utah State University, a well-known Utah college. Local dining includes various creperies, pancake houses, and Morty's Cafe, a balcony dining experience. Logan Canyon, located near Logan and Providence, provides skiing and fishing opportunities for guests and is seen as a "popular spot to visit during your time there."
The building for Old Rock Church Bed & Breakfast was constructed in 1869, though it wasn't finished until 1872. Serving as a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints' meeting house and town hall, the building was used for various local community activities. These activities included dancing, theater, church, and more. The South Wing of the building was added in 1926, having been used for classrooms. The building was soon sold in 1968 but remains a historical piece of the town to the modern-day.
After ending its time as a church, the building has been various businesses, from a fabric store to an assisted living center. Ralph Call purchased the building in 2013, with it having been constructed by Karl Seethaler as a bed and breakfast in 1990. Ralph Call has ran the bed and breakfast for the last seven years. Several sections of the building, namely the Chapel and South wing, are listed on the National Registry of Historic Places.