Rhode Island General Laws Title 5. Businesses and Professions § 5-14-5. Refusal of admission

An innkeeper may refuse to admit or refuse service or accommodations to a person who:

(1) While on the premises of the hotel, acts in an obviously intoxicated manner, destroys or threatens to destroy hotel property or causes or threatens to cause a public disturbance.

(2) The innkeeper has direct knowledge a person is seeking accommodations for the unlawful possession or use of controlled substances in violation of chapter 28 of title 21 or the use of the premises for the consumption of intoxicating liquor by a person.

(3) A person under the age of eighteen (18) years if they are not in proper condition or are unable to pay for their charges.


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