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Days Inn Rochester

2.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Pillows like sandbags...garbage all over table when walked in...very hot...heat done by old time radiators...no fans no air conditioning..no screens on windows to open to cool room down

I would think a hotel by a hospital/clinic would have more comfortable beds

Had two rooms reserved and one guest checked in and promptly went to another hotel. Not worth the effort.

Block away from Mayo clinic in midst of shopping and restaurants. Room was clean, though older and smaller. Loud location this close to downtown and hospital. Probably due to old windows as well. Could use room darkening shades- was very bright, even in the middle of the night. The staff was very kind and helpful. Would stay again, but with earplugs and sleep mask.

It's hard to find a decent hotel in downtown Rochester, MN. They have "capture audience" from the Mayo Clinic.

The room was very small. No screens on the Windows so I was a little nervous leaving it open (Bugs birds). It was pretty cheap but you get what you pay for. I will not be staying here again. The people at the front desk were friendly though.

We stayed 3 nights. We were in 3 different rooms. First night the room wasn't good. Upgraded us to a much nicer room. The second day the clerk called and said that room was booked and it was also not what we had booked so she moved us to a different room. The room was ok, same size as the first night but much nicer. The whole hotel is very old.

CENTRALLY LOCATED FOR ACCESS TO ALL MAYO CLINIC BUILDINGS IN DOWNTOWN ROCHESTER .

We were in Rochester of clinical visits at Mayo. The hotel is immediately across the street from the Methodist hospital building, but is not attached through a skywalk or the underground subway passages. Crossing during the winter weather was brutal this past January, but with the coming of spring we opted for the economy of the Days Inn. It also boasts the Pannekoecken Restaurant just off the lobby. Parking is also free.

Smelly, cramped, rundown, absent mattress covers, lumpy pillows, dirty floors, dark & dingy hallways. Stay here at your own risk. Free parking is handy.

very clean rooms old but nice had a very nice bed room was not big but we didn't care very quiet room. we would stay here again

Delivered the purpose. Needed one night in Rochester.

room was very small,, poor air conditioning, no fridge or microwave. we got the smallest room in the place barely enough room to get around the bed. other rooms in the building were larger and better conditioned.

Reminder that this is a one star hotel. There are reasons for it. If you keep that in mind, it is actually a great value. It is not pretty, few amenities, but has the basics with a location that can't be beat. It was only me and it was only one night.

The entire room would fit inside half of my kid's bedroom in our 2 bedroom apartment. The full bathroom was crammed into what must have been a slender walk-in closet. I had to lean to one side while using the toilet to keep the toilet paper dispenser from jabbing me in the side. The bath tub and shower where so dirty I didn't even consider using it. I must say the bed and pillows were comfortable which was little comfort since there was no heat and a night when it went below freezing with no temperate contol in the room. I have sleep apnea and there was no space for a table or shelf next to the bed for setting up my CPAP machine. I ended up putting it on the floor right in front of the door to the room and using an extension cord to plug it into the wall outlet across the room. Not exactly safe. The Mayo Clinic is just right across the street which is convenient if I had paid half the price which would be equal to a stay at the Motel 6. This hotel room was not worth the price.

You get what you pay for and nothing more. It's old and dingy but centrally located.

I had read the description of this place before I went but since there were few choices at the last minute, I had to stay there. Room was clean but shabby. Linens were almost threadbare. The place hasn't been renovated in over 50 years. Exposed pipes, strange plumbing, a closet for a bathroom, lumpy pillows, strange smell in the building, old and cracked caulking in the bathroom,.At least the room was cleaned daily. Hallways are darkly painted and have poor lighting. Can't believe it's so close to the Mayo Clinic and in such poor disrepair. Proximity to the clinic is the main attraction. Previous Days Inn hotels have been far superior.

It is very close to the Mayo center, which is an absolute advantage if you just stay a night or two to attend the meeting.

This hotel has nothing going for it except for the location. I wouldn't spend a single minute here again. Everything looks like it is from 1950's. The bed is the most horrible bed I have ever experienced in my life in a hotel. The room size is smaller than my kitchen in my one bedroom apartment. Horrible....

The hotel was very run down. It had a very bad oder to it. I would never stay here again and I would never recommend this hotel to anyone.

6 1st Ave Nw Rochester MN

Hotel highlights

  • Steps from Mayo Clinic
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Days Inn Rochester places you next to Mayo Clinic and University of Minnesota-Rochester. This 71-room hotel has conveniences like a restaurant, free in-room WiFi, and free self parking. Shops University Square and Rochester Civic Theater are a short walk away.


Dining

Enjoy a bite to eat at Pannekoeken, the hotel's onsite restaurant.


Rooms

Days Inn Rochester's 71 air-conditioned rooms provide coffee makers, free local calls, and ironing boards. TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Other standard amenities include hair dryers and desks.


Property features

Guests of Days Inn Rochester enjoy free WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour business center, and free newspapers. There's free parking if you drive. The front desk is staffed 24/7 to help secure valuables, and answer any questions about the accommodations. This hotel also has laundry facilities.

Room options

Double Room, 2 Double Beds

Full 2 | Sleeps 4

Efficiency, Standard Room, 1 King Bed

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Queen 1 | Sleeps 2

Efficiency, Double Room, 2 Double Beds

Full 2 | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Days Inn Rochester

Everyone (6) Couples (9) Business (9) Family (5) Other (14) Friends (2)
1

close to mayo clinic

Everyone

Pillows like sandbags...garbage all over table when walked in...very hot...heat done by old time radiators...no fans no air conditioning..no screens on windows to open to cool room down

By , from Wisconsin on Feb 24, 2017

3

the room was very hot & the bed was uncomfortable

Everyone

I would think a hotel by a hospital/clinic would have more comfortable beds

By on Jan 25, 2017

2

old, outdated and not worth it!

Everyone

Had two rooms reserved and one guest checked in and promptly went to another hotel. Not worth the effort.

By on Dec 2, 2016

4

fantastic location, helpful staff

Everyone

Block away from Mayo clinic in midst of shopping and restaurants. Room was clean, though older and smaller. Loud location this close to downtown and hospital. Probably due to old windows as well. Could use room darkening shades- was very bright, even in the middle of the night. The staff was very kind and helpful. Would stay again, but with earplugs and sleep mask.

By on Aug 27, 2016

2

it's hard to find a decent hotel in rochester, mn

Everyone

It's hard to find a decent hotel in downtown Rochester, MN. They have "capture audience" from the Mayo Clinic.

By on Aug 12, 2016

2

old and small

Everyone

The room was very small. No screens on the Windows so I was a little nervous leaving it open (Bugs birds). It was pretty cheap but you get what you pay for. I will not be staying here again. The people at the front desk were friendly though.

By on Apr 5, 2016

3

rochester mayo visit

Families

We stayed 3 nights. We were in 3 different rooms. First night the room wasn't good. Upgraded us to a much nicer room. The second day the clerk called and said that room was booked and it was also not what we had booked so she moved us to a different room. The room was ok, same size as the first night but much nicer. The whole hotel is very old.

By on Jul 31, 2015

4

rochester trip

Singles

CENTRALLY LOCATED FOR ACCESS TO ALL MAYO CLINIC BUILDINGS IN DOWNTOWN ROCHESTER .

By on Apr 8, 2015

4

a pleasant stay with good weather

Couples

We were in Rochester of clinical visits at Mayo. The hotel is immediately across the street from the Methodist hospital building, but is not attached through a skywalk or the underground subway passages. Crossing during the winter weather was brutal this past January, but with the coming of spring we opted for the economy of the Days Inn. It also boasts the Pannekoecken Restaurant just off the lobby. Parking is also free.

By on Mar 17, 2015

1

location is only redeeming quality

LGBT

Smelly, cramped, rundown, absent mattress covers, lumpy pillows, dirty floors, dark & dingy hallways. Stay here at your own risk. Free parking is handy.

By on Oct 3, 2014