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Rochester, MN: Hotel & Motel Planning Guide

Find the perfect hotel in Rochester using our hotel guide provided below. Find cheap and discounted hotel/motel rates in or nearby Rochester, MN for your upcoming personal or group trip. Discover the most favored Rochester, Minnesota hotel and motel rooms. Browse the Rochester area hotels to find the perfect lodging! Please use the provided map of the Rochester hotels. Coordinating a group? Get Rochester Group Hotel Discounts or Check out the best Rochester meeting hotels

The Rochester center point is about the area of Mayo Graduate School and the area of Mayo Clinic.

Rochester, Minnesota, is the third largest city in Minnesota. It has an estimated population of 111,402 and the metro area has a population of 213,873. The city originally started as a stop for stagecoaches between Saint Paul, Minnesota, and Dubuque, Iowa. Today the city is most well-known as the location of the Mayo Clinic — one of the largest and most renowned medical centers in the world. More from this guide...

Rochester Hotels, Motels & Accommodations

Fairfield Inn & Suites Rochester Mayo Clinic Area/St. Marys : 470 17th Ave. Nw
+1-888-389-4121
470 17th Ave. Nw, Rochester, MN 55901
  • Three Star property
  • 4 floors in property
From$145
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Candlewood Suites Rochester Mayo Clinic Area
+1-888-675-2083
1640 South Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • 89 rooms in hotel
Mainstay Suites - Rochester
+1-800-716-8490
2109b Commerce Dr. Northwest, Rochester, MN 55901
  • Cheap Suburban hotel
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
Residence Inn by Marriott Rochester Mayo Clinic Area
+1-800-805-5223
441 West Center St. Nw, Rochester, MN 55901
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • Hotel has 6 floors
From$149
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Rochester - Mayo Clinic Area in Rochester
+1-888-965-1860
150 South Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
  • Clean hotel facilities
  • Wifi quality could be improved
From$145
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Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area in Rochester
+1-888-788-5576
10 East Center St., Rochester, MN 55904
  • Expensive hotel
  • 9 meeting rooms in hotel
From$75
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Aspen Suites - Rochester
+1-888-897-9207
1211 2nd St., Rochester, MN 55902
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • Free breakfast
  • Excellent value
  • Most guests found the staff to be very friendly
Aspen Select in Rochester
+1-888-311-4278
1215 2nd St. Sw, Rochester, MN 55902
  • High-end property
  • 52 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$160
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Homewood Suites by Hilton / Mayo Clinic Area
+1-888-469-4795
165 13th Ave. Sw, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • Fitness center on property
From$98
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Courtyard by Marriott Rochester Mayo Clinic Area / in Rochester
+1-888-734-9421
161 13th Ave. Sw, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Affordable Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy See more
From$114
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Home2 Suites by Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area - Rochester
+1-888-841-5292
831 16th St. Sw, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • Check in: 3:00 p.m.
From$95
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Quality Inn & Suites Mayo Clinic Area : 1620 1st Ave. Se
+1-888-455-5160
1620 1st Ave. Se, Rochester, MN 55904
  • Cheap Suburban property
  • Check-in time: 3:00 pm
  • Full size refrigerator
  • Good breakfast selections
Hampton Inn Rochester : 1755 South Broadway
+1-888-965-8297
1755 South Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904
  • Low Cost Suburban property
  • 4 suites in property
  • Tasty breakfast
  • Bathroom could be optimized
Econo Lodge Mayo Clinic Area - Rochester
+1-888-906-6358
1850 South Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904
  • Cheap Suburban property
  • Check in: 3:00
  • Nice outside seating
  • Average amenities
Staybridge Suites Rochester - Commerce Dr NW, an IHG Hotel : 2350 Commerce Dr. Nw
+1-888-749-6785
2350 Commerce Dr. Nw, Rochester, MN 55901
  • Mid-scale Highway property
  • Check in time: 3:00pm
From$89
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Comfort Inn & Suites in Rochester
+1-888-878-9982
2005 Commerce Dr. Nw, Rochester, MN 55901
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
From$92
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Sleep Inn & Suites
+1-888-389-4485
2109 Commerce Dr. Northwest, Rochester, MN 55901
  • Affordable Suburban hotel
  • 3 floors in property
From$75
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Comfort Suites in Rochester
+1-888-389-4121
4141 Maine Ave. Se, Rochester, MN 55904
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
From$89
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La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham
+1-888-675-2083
4353 Canal Place Se, Rochester, MN 55904
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • Check in: 03:00 P.M.
Hampton Inn & Suites Rochester North in Rochester
+1-800-716-8490
2870 59th St. Nw, Rochester, MN 55901
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • Hotel has 124 rooms
  • Most guests said the reception staff was great
  • Most guests were happy with the shuttle service
Kahler Inn and Suites - Mayo Clinic Area in Rochester
+1-800-805-5223
9 3rd Ave. Nw, Rochester, MN 55901
  • 3-star Downtown property
  • Hotel has 133 suites
From$88
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Marriott Rochester Mayo Clinic - Rochester
+1-888-965-1860
101 1st Ave. Sw, Rochester, MN 55902
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • 202 rooms in property
From$126
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Hilton Garden Inn in Rochester
+1-888-788-5576
225 South Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904
  • Mid-scale Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 7 floors
From$119
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Centerstone Plaza Hotel Soldiers Field
+1-888-897-9207
401 6th St. Sw, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 214 rooms
From$99
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Springhill Suites Rochester Mayo Clinic Area / Sai
+1-888-311-4278
1125 2nd St. Southwest, Rochester, MN 55902
  • 3-star hotel
  • 86 suites in property
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Graph: Next 20 Days of Rochester Hotel Prices

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Rochester, MN discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Rochester hotel for each day and each star rating category.

The Mayo Clinic is the core of the economy in the city and employs over 36,000 people. In addition, the clinic brings over 2 million people to the city each year as visitors. In fact, the Mayo Clinic is not only the largest employer in the city, it's the second largest employer in the state. Other significant employers in the city include IBM, Seneca Foods, and Kemps.

Rochester has received a number of awards and rankings over the years. It has been named several times in Money Magazine's Best Places to Live. The city has also been named by American City Business Journal as the second best city for Quality of Life.

When to Visit Rochester, MN

Rochester has seasons that vary significantly. Average high temperatures range from 23 degrees in January to 82 degrees in July. Average lows range from 3-63 degrees. The city has cold, snowy winters and warm, wet summers. It is considered a humid continental climate. Rochester gets an average of 48 inches of snow each year and 30 inches of rain.

Late spring or early fall are the best times to visit Rochester. In the spring you can experience the beautiful flowers blooming. The downside to spring is that the city sees a lot of rain during this time. In the early fall, you can experience the changing of the season and the leaves start to turn. Rochester is no stranger to early snowfalls, however, so keep this in mind.

If you plan to travel in the summer, there are many things to do throughout the city, including outdoor sports and activities. Summer brings more travelers to the city and hotel rates are more expensive. If you're coming in the winter, keep in mind that the city gets extremely cold winters with heavy snows.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Rochester, MN:

seasonality of hotel rates in Rochester

Averate Rates by Star Rating

Below we've posted 3 graphs displaying average nightly cost patterns by star rating class in Rochester, MN. Analyze these illustrations to evaluate the cheapest seasons to book in Rochester for upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotel Options in Rochester, MN

4 Star Average Prices: $177.77

Luxury hotels offer you the best service, rooms, and amenities. These hotels include the best beds, large rooms, and other features that you may not find in other hotel types. Services may include concierge services and more.

The Kahler Grand Hotel is located at 20 2nd Avenue Southwest. Here you can choose from standard rooms, deluxe rooms, and executive rooms, as well as a variety of suites. There are a total of 616 rooms across 10 floors. Check in time is at 4 p.m. and check out time is 11 a.m. You can take advantage of any of the three restaurants on site, as well as the bar/lounge area. There is a sauna, indoor pool, and fitness facilities to keep you occupied during your stay. Pets are allowed in specific rooms, so contact the property if you plan to travel with a pet.

At 101 1st Avenue Southwest you'll find the Marriott Rochester Mayo Clinic. The hotel offers concierge rooms, standard rooms, and a variety of room plans. There are 202 rooms in the hotel. The Marriott has a check in time of 3 p.m. and a check out time of noon. If you're traveling with a group or need a meeting room, the hotel offers seven meeting rooms. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi, free shipping center shuttle, and express check in and check out. There is also an indoor pool and sauna.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Rochester-Saint Mary's and Mayo Clinic is located at 165 13th Avenue Southwest. From standard rooms to multi-room suites, this hotel offers the rooms you're looking for. Rooms include stovetops and refrigerators, complimentary internet access, and flat screen televisions. Other amenities throughout the hotel include a fitness center, indoor pool, and complimentary breakfast. Check in time is 3 p.m. and check out time is noon.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Rochester

Affordable Hotel Options in Rochester, MN

3 Star Average Prices: $112.02

There are a number of affordable hotel options throughout Rochester. These hotels offer you comfortable rooms with fewer amenities than other hotels. The affordable hotels in Rochester allow you to travel on a budget.

The Econo Lodge located at 1850 South Broadway offers rooms in a variety of styles including rooms with a queen bed, a king bed, two double beds, or two queen beds. There are 62 rooms in the hotels, including three handicap accessible rooms. The hotel offers a complimentary breakfast, wireless internet, and laundry facilities. Check in time is 3 p.m. and check out time is noon.

Extended Stay America Rochester North is located at 2814 43rd Street Northwest. Choose from rooms with a queen bed, two double beds, or a king bed. There are 95 rooms in the hotel, across three floors. Whether you're here for a short time or an extended stay, you can take advantage of the hotel's wireless internet, kitchen facilities, and in-room refrigerators. Pets are allowed for both short-term and long-term stays for a fee.

At 7320 Airport View Drive Southwest, you'll find Americinn Rochester Airport. The hotel offers several types of rooms, including one or two queen beds, a king bed, or two double beds. There are a total of 72 rooms in the hotel, which include 12 suites and four handicap accessible rooms. Pets are allowed for a fee of $25 per pet. Amenities in the hotel include an indoor swimming pool, kitchen facilities, and complimentary breakfast.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Rochester

2 Star Average Prices: $80.47

2 Star Hotel Prices in Rochester

Best Discounts in Rochester, MN

Hotels in Rochester offer a number of discounts for guests. There are some standard discount options, such as AAA membership or online booking discounts. In addition, some hotels in Rochester offer Mayo Clinic patient discounts.

The Kahler Grand Hotel offers patient discounts for those who are visiting the Mayo Clinic. This discount is about 10 percent, and requires that you have your appointment card with you at check in. Aspen Suites also offers Mayo Clinic patient discounts with proof of appointment.

Online rates generally save you about 10 percent off the normal nightly rate. There are usually requirements for online booking discounts, such as you must pay immediately when you book, and cancellation may not be available after booking. Guesthouse International Inn & Suites Rochester and Days Inn Rochester both offer online booking discounts.

AAA membership gets you discounts on hotels in Rochester. The discounts vary by property, but generally range from 5-20 percent off. Springhill Suites Rochester Mayo Clinic Area/SAI offers AAA membership discounts on select rooms. Towneplace Suites by Marriott also offers AAA membership rates. Make sure to bring your membership card to verify your rate at check in.

Best Value Options in Rochester, MN

When you're looking for great amenities and a great price, check out the variety of best value options throughout the city. These hotels offer fun and helpful amenities, comfortable rooms, and a variety of services to make your stay great.

Aspen Suites is located at 1211 2nd Street. The hotel offers standard rooms and a variety of suites. There are 82 rooms on the property, five of which are handicap accessible. Check in time at the hotel is 3 p.m. and check out time is noon. Pets are available for a fee of $75 for one to six nights, or $150 for seven or more nights. You'll get a complimentary breakfast, free internet access, and movies in your room at Aspen Suites.

Hampton Inn Rochester South is located at 1755 South Broadway. The hotel has 103 rooms, including four suites and nine handicap accessible rooms. Complimentary breakfast and wireless internet come with your room. There is an indoor pool, fitness and health center, and a business center at the Hampton Inn. Check in is 3 p.m. and check out is noon.

At 2005 Commerce Drive Northwest you can check in to the Comfort Inn & Suites. Check in time is 3 p.m. and check out time is noon. There are 77 rooms in the hotel, including 35 suites and five handicap accessible rooms. Comfort Inn & Suites offers conference facilities, a fitness and health center, and a business center. Other amenities here include an indoor swimming pool, laundry facilities, and complimentary breakfast.

What to Do in Rochester, MN

Whether you're visiting Rochester for medical reasons or you're simply here on vacation, make sure you check out the variety of interesting attractions and events throughout the city. The Plummer House is a beautiful mansion and property that has tours in June, July, and August.

In June make sure to check out Rochesterfest! for a number of family friendly events. There is live music, great food, and a number of performances. There is even a parade and carnival.

Check out the Salem Glen Winery for tastings and tours. All wine sold here is made on-site, and you can learn how. Saturday afternoons the winery even offers live music, and there are special events all year long.

FAQs about hotels in Rochester

What are the best rated hotels in Rochester?

Fairfield Inn & Suites Rochester Mayo Clinic Area, Candlewood Suites Rochester Mayo Clinic Area and Mainstay Suites are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most luxurious hotels in Rochester?

Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area, Aspen Select and Hyatt House Rochester are the top 3 luxury hotels near Rochester city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Rochester?

Fairfield Inn & Suites Rochester Mayo Clinic Area, Candlewood Suites Rochester Mayo Clinic Area, and Mainstay Suites are the properties closest to Rochester city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Rochester cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Rochester can be as cheap as $80.47 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Rochester cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Rochester has been $112.02 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 4-5 star hotel in Rochester cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Rochester has been $177.77 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in Rochester?

Aspen Suites, Aspen Select and Kahler Inn and Suites - Mayo Clinic Area are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the best Marriott hotels in Rochester?

Fairfield Inn & Suites Rochester Mayo Clinic Area, Residence Inn by Marriott Rochester Mayo Clinic Area and Courtyard by Marriott Rochester Mayo Clinic Area are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the most popular Choice Hotels branded hotels in Rochester?

Mainstay Suites, Quality Inn & Suites Mayo Clinic Area and Econo Lodge Mayo Clinic Area are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in Rochester?

Candlewood Suites Rochester Mayo Clinic Area, Staybridge Suites Rochester - Commerce Dr NW, an IHG Hotel and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Rochester West Medical Center are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the Government Per Diem Hotel Rates in Rochester, MN?

Below are the GSA reimbursement limits for hotel spending in Rochester, MN excluding taxes per night. See gsa.gov for more details.

Applies to Olmsted

Season BeginSeason EndLodging RateMeals & Incidentals
January 1, 2022December 31, 2021$133.00$64.00

Recent traveler reviews of Rochester, MN

Below are reviews of the city of Rochester, MN from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Convenient"
Score 5.0 / 5

Very close to Mayo Clinic.

Edward M., from 02-Dec-2019
"Beautiful"
Score 4.0 / 5

Lots of water and trees with large hills. Large medical centers. Almost every franchise represented there and lots of new construction

Dale D., from 12-Nov-2019
"Nice"
Score 4.0 / 5

The staff at eateries near our hotel were informative and welcoming. While we were only there for one night for State Football, our Rochester stay was a pleasure.

Jody W., from 09-Nov-2019
"Nice Trip"
Score 4.0 / 5

Downtown Rochester is cute. Local restaurants/food was GREAT! We really liked that there were a lot of skywalks connecting many of the buildings/businesses including Mayo Clinic buildings - it was cold and rainy so nice to be able to walk inside.

Elizabeth O., from 24-Oct-2019
"Great Food!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Hospital was fantastic and lots of GOOD places to eat! Great time, will come again!

Vickie W., from 14-Jul-2019
"Fun Local Activities "
Score 4.0 / 5

Thursdays they have a street fair with local vendors and musicians. Great food and drink!

Julianne D., from 13-Jul-2019
"We love Rochester! "
Score 5.0 / 5

Mayo Clinic simply cannot be equaled for care, efficiency and world renowned providers! Skywalk and subway system connect Mayo buildings and several downtown hotels and shops. So convenient! We have always experienced friendly retailers and hotel staff who are concerned for patients and family members. It is a very clean city with many ethnic restaurants.

Michael C., from 21-Mar-2019
"Great Hotel!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Love the Gold Rush Flea Market.

Mischell H., from 21-Aug-2017
"Lots to Do "
Score 5.0 / 5

The restaurants and shopping.

Jessica U., from 21-May-2017
"Great Place for Groups"
Score 4.0 / 5

Twiggs restaurant was great! Great for large group.

Maria A., from 16-Oct-2016
"Great"
Score 4.0 / 5

Nice Downtown Area

Dan H., from 07-Jan-2016
"Different Activities for All Age Groups"
Score 4.0 / 5

A great number of sights, museums, and parks to choose from. The Quarry Hill Nature Center has some great hiking trails and the Rochester Art Center is a lovely building.

Paul K., from 12-Jun-2015
"Many Eateries"
Score 5.0 / 5

The city of Rochester has a wide variety of restaurants.

Mark S., from 06-Sep-2014
"National Volleyball Center"
Score 5.0 / 5

The National Volleyball Center is one of the finest in the Midwest.

Mary G., from 21-Jan-2014
The average traveler rating of the city of Rochester, MN shown above is 4.5 out of 5 based on 14 reviews
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