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NorthStar Presidents' Day Challenge I

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Please see below the listings for all Rochester, MN hotels. When booking rooms please call the hotels directly and tell them you would like to book in the "NorthStar Presidents Day Challenge" weekend one room block to receive the event rate.

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R.T. Luczak

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Gold Sponsor Hotels

  • Featured hotel

    Centerstone Plaza Hotel Soldiers Field

    401 6th St SW
    Rochester, MN 55902

    Individual Reservations: 507-288-2677

    Group Block of 5 or More Rooms: Kristine Ihrke 507-292-7337

    Event Rate

    $99.
    • Parking included
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool
    • Complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet
    • Free Flat-Lot Parking
    • Large Indoor Pool with Basketball Hoops, Kiddie Pool, Whirlpool and Arcade
    • Free Shuttle on 18 Passenger Buses to Rochester Sporting Venues, Downtown Rochester, Apache Mall, and Area Shopping/Restaurants.
    • Guests staying two nights receive two free drink tickets
    • Banquet Rooms Available to Rent for Nominal Fee (able to provide own food and beverage)
    • Twigs Tavern & Grille Featuring New American Cuisine and Extensive Gluten Free Menu
  • Featured hotel

    Hilton Garden Inn

    225 S Broadway
    Rochester, MN 55902
    Danielle Robards 507.529.2441 or danielle.robards@hilton.com 

    Event Rate

    $119.
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool
    • Skyway Connected to Mayo Civic Center
    • Hospitality rooms available (based on availability)
    • Onsite Hot Breakfast Buffet
    • Pool, Whirlpool, and Fitness Center
    • Microwave and Refrigerator in all Guest Rooms
    • Connected to Restaurants and Shopping
    • Newly Renovated
    • Free Wi-Fi
  • Featured hotel

    Hotel Indigo Rochester Downtown

    220 South Broadway Ave
    Rochester, MN 55904

    For reservations contact Marquise Slay:

    313-318-0655

    marquise.slay@olivercompanies.com

    Event Rate

    $109.00

    Hotel Indigo Rochester Downtown an IHG Hotel

    Team Friendly

    Connected to Mayo Civic Center

    Centrally located to all Sport Venues

    Onsite Crave Restaurant

    Complimentary Team Gathering area in our Atrium

    Onsite Parking

Silver Sponsor Hotels

  • Featured hotel

    EVEN Hotel-Mayo Clinic Area

    101 11th Avenue Southwest
    Rochester, MN 55902

    For reservations contact: Jessica Taylor 507.322.6317 /Jessicat1@wslm.biz

    Event Rate

    $99. -$109.
    • Parking included
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool
    • Pool & hot tub available near The Garden 
    • 24/7 State-of-the-art fitness center & gym  
    • Great outdoor area with grills & firepits 
    • Complimentary hot buffet breakfast inc. 
    • Meeting room may be available to rent 
    • On-site restaurant & bar 
    • Walking distance to Caribou, AP’s Griddle, Canadian Honker, Francisco’s, & Saints on 2nd 

    Free on-site laundry

    Parking

    Check-in 3pm. Check-out 12pm

  • Featured hotel

    Kahler Inn & Suites

    9 3rd Ave NW
    Rochester, MN 55902

    Kay Neitge 507.285.2772 or kneitge@kahlerhospitalitygroup.com  (Groups of 5 or more)

    800.533.1655 (Individual Reservations) or kneitge@kahlerhospitalitygroup.com

    Event Rate

    $109. -$119.
    • Parking included
    • Has pool

    Kahler Inn & Suites is in the heart of downtown Rochester which is close to most sports complex and playing fields in Rochester.  

    • Refreshed Standard QQ rooms with mini fridges or Mini Suites with 2 beds, sofa sleeper and small kitchenettes
    • Refreshed public area’s
    • Indoor heated pool & small hot-tub (with large gathering area for parents)
    • Restaurant on-site (opening soon), Caribou Coffee, Jimmy Johns sub shop and Yum Poke Food Shop
    • Parking in covered area (usually discounted for sports groups)
    • Easy access to sky-way system to other restaurants, shops, hotels and Mayo Civic Center
    • Ask about hospitality rooms and team meal options
  • Featured hotel

    Med City Hotel & Suites

    4141 Maine Ave SE
    Rochester, MN 55901
    507.424.2720

    Event Rate

    $105.
    • Parking included
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool

    Brand New Hotel including complimentary hot breakfast, wireless internet, indoor heated pool, hot tub, and fitness center. All suites include a pull-out sofa, refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker. We also have free parking and located next door to the movie theater. Ask about reserving our team reception/meeting area!

  • Featured hotel

    Home2 Suites by Hilton

    831 16th St SW
    Rochester, MN 55902

    Andy Thilges 507.361.4208

    Event Rate

    $124. -$134.
    • Parking included
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool

    Home2 Suites is ideally located off of U.S. 52 and U.S. 63 and within short driving distance of all of Rochester's athletic facilities. All rooms are equipped with Wi-Fi, 50" TV, premium cable, a cooking space, and a work space. Free breakfast is included with every stay! Other amenities include an indoor saline pool and hot tub, 24-hour fitness room, and on-site laundry facility.

  • Featured hotel

    Microtel Inn & Suites North

    4210 US-52
    Rochester, MN 55901
    507.286.8780

    Event Rate

    $65.
    • Parking included
    • Breakfast included

    The Microtel has free breakfast, exercise facility, close to highway access and several restaurants. Safes, microwaves, hairdryer, iron/ironing board in each room.

  • Featured hotel

    Hampton Inn & Suites North

    2870 59th St NW
    Rochester, MN 55091
    507.289.6100

    Event Rate

    $104. -$109.
    • Parking included
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool

    Complimentary hot continental breakfast, complimentary flat lot parking, fitness center, business center, pool, whirlpool, complimentary high-speed internet. Meeting room available upon request.

  • Featured hotel

    Rochester Marriott Downtown

    101 1st Ave SW
    Rochester, MN 55904

    Kay Neitge 507.285.285.2772 or kneitge@kahlerhospitalitygroup.com  (Groups of 5 or more)

    888.236.2427 (Individual Reservations) 

    Event Rate

    $129.
    • Parking included
    • Has pool

    Rochester Marriott Downtown is in the heart of downtown Rochester which is close to most sports complex and playing fields in Rochester. 

    • Standard QQ rooms with plush beds & linens, cozy chair, desk, desk chair and mini fridges 
    • Indoor heated pool & small hot-tub (with large gathering area for parents) in indoor atrium
    • Restaurant on-site, bar and outdoor restaurant patio (summer months)
    • Parking in covered area (usually discounted for sports groups)
    • Easy access to sky-way system to other restaurants, shops, hotels and Mayo Civic Center
    • Collect Bonvoy points as a Bonvoy member or Meeting planner points
    • Ask about hospitality rooms and team meal options
  • Featured hotel

    Kahler Grand Hotel

    20 2nd Ave SW
    Rochester, MN 55902

    Kay Neitge 507.285.285.2772 or kneitge@kahlerhospitalitygroup.com  (Groups of 5 or more)

    800.533.1655 (Individual Reservations) 

    Event Rate

    $119.
    • Parking included
    • Has pool

    Kahler Grand is in the heart of downtown Rochester which is close to most sports complex and playing fields in Rochester. 

    • Newly renovated guest’s rooms with new carpet, wall covering, furniture, beds and refreshed bathroom with 2 double beds, mini fridge and microwave
    • Roof-top Indoor heated pool
    • Restaurant on-site, Qdoba Mexican eats, Fiddlehead Coffee, a convenience store (Happy Mart), other coffee, and food options close.
    • Parking in covered area (usually discounted for sports groups)
    • Easy access to sky-way system to other restaurants, shops, hotels and Mayo Civic Center
    • Ask about hospitality rooms and team meal options
  • Featured hotel

    Quality Inn

    5708 Bandel Rd NW
    Rochester, MN 55901

    Leelee Nget. 661.505.8463 QIRochesterMN@gmail.com

    Hotel phone: 507-289-3434

    Event Rate

    $75.
    • Parking included
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool

    Free hot breakfast, wifi and parking. Indoor pool, hot tub and exercise room

  • Featured hotel

    Aspen Suites

    1211 2nd St SW
    Rochester, MN 55902
    507.289.6600

    Event Rate

    $109. -$129.
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool

    Newly remodeled all suite hotel with new swimming and whirlpool area. Each room enjoys a full size fridge, stove, dishwasher and microwave in room, free Wi-Fi, free hot breakfast daily, free laundry facilities, heated parking. Enjoy complimentary coffee and tea all day in our cozy room by the fireplace.

  • Featured hotel

    Courtyard by Marriott

    161 13th Ave SW
    Rochester, MN 55902

    Angie Winkel

    651-269-4669

    angie.winkel@tpihospitality.com

    Event Rate

    $119.
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool
    • Free grab and go breakfast
    • Free high-speed internet
    • Hospitality/meeting room for teams to share
    • Indoor pool, whirlpool and fitness center
    • Award winning restaurant and bar
    • Starbucks Bistro
    • Complimentary onsite laundry
    • Walking distance to restaurants - Saints on Second, McDonalds, Toppers Pizza, Jersey Joes Subs, Pasquale's Pizza, Cafe Presto, Canadian Honker, Salad Bros, Denny's, and Olive Garden
    • Sheltered Parking
  • Featured hotel

    Hyatt House Rochester Mayo Clinic Area

    110 Civic Center Drive
    Rochester, MN 55901

    For reservations contact Hallie Appleby:

    507.361.4649

    Hallie.appleby@hyatt.com

    Event Rate

    $109.00
    • Parking included
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool
    Discover an extended-stay hotel minutes from the Mayo Clinic and St. Mary’s Hospital at Hyatt House Rochester / Mayo Clinic. Stay in one of 172 rooms, including 101 suites and kick back in a Cozy Corner with sofa-sleeper, or opt for more space in our 586-square-foot one-bedroom suite with a full kitchen. Visit the Galleria at University Square, Soldiers Field Memorial Park, the Zumbro River, Rochester Art Center, and Central Park, all a quick walk or short drive from our hotel.

Additional Hotels

  • Comfort Inn & Suites

    2005 Commerce Dr NW
    Rochester, MN 55901

    Jolene Groski 507.281.6850

    Jolene.groski@outlook.com

    Event Rate

    $104. -$114.
    • Parking included
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool

    Newer Choice Hotel that is completely non-smoking which has a deluxe grab and go, complimentary parking, complimentary wireless internet, fitness room, business center and a great indoor heated and hot-tub pool. All rooms include a mini refrigerator, microwave, wireless internet, coffee maker and upgraded beds and linens. Our mini suites also have a sitting area with a sofa sleeper. We are in a new location with newer restaurants that feature outdoor seating, goonies comedy club, movie theater, shopping and easy access to Hwy 14 and 52. Ask about our meeting room for team gatherings.

  • Hilton Rochester - Mayo Clinic Area

    10 East Center Street
    Rochester, MN 55904

    Danielle Robards. 507.529.2441 or danielle.robards@hilton.com

    Event Rate

    $179.
    • Has pool

    Rochester's newest hotel, opening in Spring of 2019! Amenities include a swimming pool, discounted downtown parking, on-site restaurant and coffee shop, and skyway connections to downtown restaurants and facilities.

  • Sleep Inn and Suites

    2109 Commerce Dr NW
    Rochester, MN 55901

    Jolene Groski 507.281.6850

    Jolene.groski@outlook.com

    Event Rate

    $104. -$114.
    • Parking included
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool

    Newest of the Choice Hotels in Rochester built in December 2017 and is designed to be a second home to our guests who visit Rochester area. The hotel is completely non-smoking, has a complimentary deluxe grab and go breakfast, complimentary parking, complimentary WIFI throughout the hotel. We do have a indoor heated salt-water pool, 24 hour fitness room, business center and guests laundry on-site. We have a mix of standard rooms that feature a mini fridge, microwave, desk, desk chair and cozy chair along with coffee pot, coffee and hairdryer and our efficiency suites which feature a full kitchen (full fridge, microwave, cook-top, dishwasher, dishes and pot and pans) and  sitting area with sofa sleeper. The hotel is in a new upcoming area with many new restaurants with outdoor seating, Goonies Comedy Club,  movie theatre, shopping and easy access to HWY 14 and 52.

  • Aspen Select

    1215 2nd St SW
    Rochester, MN 55902
    507.288.2671

    Event Rate

    $79.
    • Breakfast included

    Newly renovated in 2015, Aspen Select welcomes you with caring staff and amenities that include complimentary breakfast, a fitness center, free Wi-Fi, guest laundry as well as free parking. All rooms have a refrigerator, microwave and recliner. We do not have a pool. Located next to a variety of great food options including Canadian Honker which is a full service restaurant, Tinn’s Philly Steak Subs, Topper’s Pizza and Cherry Berry Yogurt.

  • Country Inn & Suites North

    4323 US-52
    Rochester, MN 55901
    507.285.3335

    Event Rate

    $99.
    • Parking included
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool

    Featuring a great free breakfast with a variety of hot items including fresh waffles. The hotel offers great amenities including an indoor pool and spa, exercise room, business, center, free wireless internet access, a guest laundry facility and all rooms have a fridge and microwave.

  • Homewood Suites by Hilton

    165 13th Ave SW
    Rochester, MN 55902

    Angie Winkel

    651-269-4669

    Angie.winkel@tpihospitality.com

    Event Rate

    $122.
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool
    • Free grab and go breakfast
    • Hotel suites with pull out sofa sleepers, kitchen and more
    • Hospitality/meeting room for teams to share
    • 2 outdoor patios and sports court
    • Indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness center
    • Complimentary onsite laundry 
    • Walking distance to restaurants - Saints on Second, McDonalds, Toppers Pizza, Jersey Joes Subs, Pasquale's Pizza, Cafe Presto, Canadian Honker, Salad Bros, Denny's, and Olive Garden
    • Free high-speed internet
    • Sheltered parking
  • SpringHill Suites

    1125 2nd St SW
    Rochester, MN 55902

    Angie Winkel

    651-269-4669

    Angie.winkel@tpihospitality.com

    Event Rate

    $119.
    • Parking included
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool
    • Free grab and go breakfast
    • Free parking
    • Spacious mini suites with a West Elm Daybed/trundle bed combo
    • Indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness center and outdoor patio
    • Complimentary onsite laundry
    • Walking distance to restaurants - Saints on Second, McDonalds, Toppers Pizza, Jersey Joes Subs, Pasquale's Pizza, Cafe Presto, Canadian Honker, Salad Bros, Denny's, and Olive Garden
    • Free high-speed internet

All-Star Restaurants

  • Featured restaurant

    Bowlocity

    2810 North Broadway Avenue
    Rochester, MN 55906

    Grab a bite to eat in our Sports Bar! We offer a menu featuring delicious pizzas, burgers, appetizers and more! We have great lunch specials as well!

  • Featured restaurant

    Charlie's Eatery & Pub

    1654 US-52
    Rochester, MN 55901

    Charlie's Eatery & Pub is locally owned and is located in the Hillcrest Shopping Center next to the Indoor Golf Center. Enjoy a meal in our restaurant with live Bluegrass music on Wednesdays or visit our pub for food, drinks, entertainment, music and games.

  • Featured restaurant

    City Market

    212 1st Avenue Southwest
    Rochester, MN 55902

    Voted Rochester's Best Deli and Sandwiches for the past seven years. A bustling, urban deli set in the heart of downtown Rochester, featuring big New York-style sandwiches, filled with large portions of freshly sliced meats, gourmet cheeses, crisp vegetables, and one-of-a-kind spreads on bakery-fresh bread.

  • Featured restaurant

    Five West Kitchen + Bar

    1991 Commerce Drive Northwest
    Rochester, MN 55901

    Five West offers a large variety of menu options, from salads and sandwiches to pizza and main dishes such as the salmon, we have something for everyone!

  • Featured restaurant

    Hefe Rojo

    216 1st Avenue Southwest
    Rochester, MN 55902

    Hefe Rojo offers a creative take on Mexican food in a playful, modern space. Visit our downtown alley-o for outdoor seating in the warmer months, or enjoy our eclectic indoor decor year-round. You'll need to become a repeat customer to taste test all of our many tequilas, margaritas, and tacos on our menu.

  • Featured restaurant

    Jac's at the Legion 92

    915 21st Avenue Southeast
    Rochester, MN 55904

    Good Eats. Good Drinks. Good Company at JAC'S at The Legion 92. Located inside The American Legion Post #92 - Rochester, MN.

  • Featured restaurant

    Newt's

    1201 Broadway Avenue South
    Rochester, MN 55904

    There are now 4 Newt’s locations. Downtown, North, South, and Express (a faster version of the sit-down restaurants located in the Mayo clinic subway). Each restaurant serves up over 2 tons of fresh ground beef a month. Cooks are continuously busy patty-ing the burgers to half a pound, and then seasoning and cooking them to your temperature specifications. In addition to fresh meat, Newt’s also receives freshly baked Kaiser buns daily, these are buttered and grilled and are the perfect complement to our delicious burgers.   

  • Featured restaurant

    Purple Goat

    3708 North Broadway Avenue
    Rochester, MN 55906

    The Purple Goat, located in the old Shopko North building in northwest Rochester, MN, the restaurant will seat 166 indoors, 24 at the bar, and 60+ on the extensive patio. Try our sandwiches, salads, and other familiar items – but with a creative twist. 

  • Featured restaurant

    The Redwood Room

    300 1st Avenue Northwest
    Rochester, MN 55901

    The Redwood Room is a cozy restaurant serving new American cuisine with global influences. It offers an innovative twist on classic cocktails featuring premium spirits and house-made syrups.

  • Featured restaurant

    Twigs

    401 6th Street Southwest
    Rochester, MN 55902

    Located within the Centerstone Plaza Hotel, Twigs offers a unique dining experience. Features a separate dedicated gluten-free kitchen and innovative dishes using only the freshest ingredients available. Order small plates for easy sharing with a group, or gather around a Hot Rock, a 650° rock that is brought to your table where you can cook and season your entree to your liking.

  • Featured restaurant

    SMOAK

    2291 Commerce Drive Northwest
    Rochester, MN 55901

    SMOAK mixes a modern and casual ambiance with traditional Texas-style BBQ. Our open dining room features spacious farm tables for large parties, a beautiful bar with smoked handcrafted cocktails, and vast windows and garage doors. SMOAK also features a beautiful patio with a large pergola, string lights, and outdoor bar seating – the perfect spot to relax during those warm summer months.

  • Featured restaurant

    The Workshop

    1232 3rd Avenue Southeast
    Rochester, MN 55904

Additional Restaurants

  • Buffalo Wild Wings

    792 16th Street Southwest
    Rochester, MN 55902

    Sports Bar and restaurant chain known for their chicken wings and a wide variety of sauces. The menu also features appetizers, burgers, tacos, salads, and desserts. Willing to accommodate large groups and sports teams!

  • Canadian Honker

    1203 2nd Street Southwest
    Rochester, MN 55902

    Since 1984, Canadian Honker has been preparing the freshest, made from scratch recipes to create memorable meals. Serving breakfast, lunch, or dinner, our favorites include the Honker Breakfast feast, world famous Bunnie's Coconut Cake, homemade soups and stews, pan seared walleye, hand cut steaks, prime rib, and fresh jumbo shrimp. Also offers special children's and senior options, and a gluten free menu.

  • CB3 Burgers

    9 3rd Avenue Northwest
    Rochester, MN 55901

    Casual restaurant located downtown at the Kahler Inn & Suites. Providing all-day dining in a comfortable atmosphere. Featuring signature breakfast dishes, light refreshing lunches, and dinner featuring 12 savory specialty burgers.

  • Fat Willy's

    4325 Maine Avenue Southeast
    Rochester, MN 55904

    Fat Willy's is a family neighborhood bar and grill with a garage theme. Their menu features full flavor burgers, specialty dishes, and available take out service.Voted Rochester's biggest meal and best seafood dish for their delicious Shrimp Boil, as well as runner-up for Rochester's best burger for the "Super B", there are plenty of options for everyone!

  • Pasquales

    130 5th Street Southwest
    Rochester, MN 55902

    A neighborhood gathering place offering authentic New York style pizza, paninis, and pasta. Serving fresh, house made gelato, authentic Italian pastries, and coffee. Catering menu is available, from simple pizza parties for teams, to multi-course meals. Additional space for celebrations, events, team-meals available with reservation.

  • Whistle Binkies

    3120 Wellner Drive Northeast
    Rochester, MN 55906

    Whistle Binkies offers two convenient locations to serve you on both the North and South ends of Rochester. The large menu features delicious appetizers, entrees, soups, salads, specialty sandwiches, wraps, desserts, and much more! Ranked as the best bar in Minnesota by "Business Insider" in March 2016.

    South Location:
    247 Woodlake Dr SE, Rochester, MN 55904
    507-424-1227

  • Wildwood Sports Bar and Grill

    Wildwood
    1517 16th Street Southwest
    Rochester, MN 55902
    507.226.8380
    Our mission is to provide excellent eats and drinks in a casual, fun environment, and there’s no place we’d rather do it than right here in southeast Minnesota.