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Iowa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice Hotel and the staff is very friendly and helped me get to where I needed to go and even brought me something I forgot downstairs room was nice and clean and close to some nice restaurants will stay here again when back

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were greeted at checkin by a very friendly gentleman who provided us with all the info we needed. Freshly baked cookies were on the desk for guests to enjoy. Our room was nice and very clean. Bathroom was rather small and there were not enough outlets visible to plug things in, but other than that, we enjoyed our stay....

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the room was adequate, although a bar of soap for the shower would have been nice. The little fridge was completely frozen with an iceberg of a freezer. We had to leave it open unplugged to thaw it. This is something that the management should be on top of.

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Freeport, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm currently sitting in a room at this hotel, not the room I reserved. I reserved a king suite, which on the website said it had a sofa with a separate sitting area. When we asked the front desk about the room which clearly is not the room we reserved, they said they had nothing like that in this hotel....

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Rochester Downtown, responded to this review

Hi James999210, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and leaving feedback. Though you have regarded our housekeeping staff to be accommodating, I regret that not the same could be said about our front desk staff's service. Additionally, I regret you encountered problems with the room that you reserved. In line with this, I have sent you a private...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms were okay. The pool was kind of cool in temperature. The sauna was locked, so we had to go to the front desk to get it unlocked. We ordered room service twice. The pizza was good, breakfast was so/so. We enjoyed the brew pub across the street.

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Rochester Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Darcy B, Thanks for the time you invested in posting your review. We regret to hear that you had to do to the front desk to have the sauna room unlocked. Rest assured this has been noted and passed on to management for immediate action. We are happy though to know that the rooms to your liking. Thank you...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always clean, comfortable and friendly hotel. This way my 3rd trip in the last year here for medical at Mayo Clinic. The staff was super accommodating and very helpful. Went out of there way to make my daughter and I comfortable. Upon my early arrival while waiting for our room to be ready they stored our luggage and recommended a...

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Kasson, Minnesota
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was really disappointed with this hotel. The front desk staff was very pleasant and accommodating, but once I got to my room, things changed. I opened the door to a blast of hot air. I understand it's Minnesota and it's winter time, but there's no good reason for it to be 78 degrees in the room. Plus you have...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Rochester Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Marcia S, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding our hotel. While we appreciate your kind regards toward the quality of food served during your stay, it is disheartening to learn that the level of service you have experienced, may have fallen below your expectations. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you....

Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I was really disappointed with how dated the hotel was. The lighting in our room was terrible and there was a flickering light that had a little noise that went with it. The room it's self was decent size but the bathroom was VERY small with barely enough room for 2 people. The cable was going in and out which...

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Sherri S, Front Desk Supervisor at Holiday Inn Rochester Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on our hotel. I apologize for the issues you experienced during your stay. We are constantly upgrading the rooms and looking to improve our hotel standards. I appreciate your honest feedback and hope to see you in the future. If there is anything we can do to improve your stay please let us know...

Magnolia, Arkansas
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

First we are Spire Elite with IHG so we stay with them a LOT! We have stayed at this hotel numerous times traveling to Mayo with our daughter. The location is great but it is an OLD hotel. Small rooms and even tinier bathrooms ...so small you have to move to close the door. But our biggest issue with this...

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Sherri S, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Rochester Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of the Holiday Inn Downtown-Rochester. I would like to start off by apologizing about your rooms not being service during your stay. I will speak to housekeeping managers and supervisor, so they can stay on top of this. The hotel is constantly going through updates to improve guest satisfaction. I'm glad that you enjoyed...

New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The hotel certainly lives up to its reputation. The room was beautiful and it’s such a great location for walking to so many sights. This was a splurge weekend for my wife and me for anniversary and birthday and the staff went out of their way to provide special little touches for us. It is now our go-to get away...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A convenient address among Rochester, Minnesota hotels. Experience the community named the 'Best Small City in America' by Money Magazine, where cosmopolitan atmosphere meets Midwestern hospitality. Located in the heart of this bustling locale, the Holiday Inn Rochester Downtown offers a memorable destination for your next vacation or business trip. Look to our downtown Mayo Clinic area hotel for direct climate-controlled subway/skyway access to the city's attractions, including the world-famous Mayo Clinic, St. Mary's Hospital and Methodist Hospital. Explore the Shops at University Square just one block by the pedestrian skyway. Enjoy classic family fun at Silver Lake Park or Graham Arena-both just one mile away. You'll find our deluxe Rochester, Minnesota hotel provides spacious accommodations and convenient services in a comfortable setting. Well-appointed spacious rooms are just the beginning at our downtown Holiday Inn hotel. Be sure to enjoy our Thyme Restaurant and Lounge featuring creative entrees, cocktails and featuring live music every Friday night. Parking is available in city owned parking ramp adjacent to hotel at $13.50 Plus tax per night. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Rochester Downtown

Address: 220 South Broadway Ave., Rochester, MN 55904 (Formerly Rochester City Centre Hotel)
Region: United States > Minnesota > Rochester
Price Range: €105 - €150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Rochester Downtown 3*
Number of rooms: 173
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Holiday Inn Rochester
Holiday Inn Mayo Clinic
Rochester Holiday Inn
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“access to sky way and subway.”
 of 5 bubbles 289kristip, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't get a room near the pool as it makes hallways smell.”
 of 5 bubbles jeanpaz425, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Lower floor rooms are more lively”
 of 5 bubbles aidenw171, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are noisy so, at least, get one facing front (South Broadway) to enjoy the Down town view”
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 of 5 bubbles CrisAndrei, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“away from pool if you want a good nights sleep”
 of 5 bubbles lynnstiern, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
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