The Towers @ Kahler Grand Hote Hotel - Rochester

20 Sw Second Avenue, Rochester, United States, 55902  show map
 5 stars
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The Towers @ Kahler Grand Hote Hotel - Rochester

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

USD 16 per day

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

A la carte restaurant

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid city shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Rooftop pool

Overview

Set in the heart of Rochester, this 5-star hotel features an indoor swimming pool, barbeque grills and a rooftop pool. This exquisite hotel dates from 1921 and was refurbished in 2010.

This hotel is about 1.9 km away from Cascade Meadow Wetlands & Environmental Science Center, Plummer House and History Center of Olmsted County. Guests can get to Rochester city center, which is 1 km away.

Quick access to bars and restaurants is provided.

The Towers @ Kahler Grand Hote Hotel is within a 15-minute drive to International airport.

Rooms

This hotel comprises 624 rooms featuring Grand Two-Bedroom Suite, Standard One-Bedroom Suite and Executive Studio Suite. Guests have access to cable TV, a laptop-size safe, heating, a seating area and a dining area available in each room.

Eat & Drink

Home-style meals are served at the restaurant. The pizzeria Sytje's Pannekoeken Restaurant is just about 100 meters from the property.

Services

A business center, a copier and a fax along with an elevator, a cash machine and a beauty salon are available for guests.

Relax

The on-site spa facilities include a hot tub and a sauna.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at USD 16 per day.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of rooms:   624.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Coffee shop
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Barber shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Rooftop pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dining table

Media

  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  4 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Hotel Address:

20 Sw Second Avenue, Rochester, United States, 55902

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City Center
  • Rochester
    1400 ft
Airports
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Victoria's Restaurant and Wine Bar (cuisine: Italian)
    400 ft
  • Martini's (cuisine: American)
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    624

Rooms and availability

Budget Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 130 sq. feet
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    Double Room
    Bed type: King-size bed
    Size: 175 sq. feet
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      Standard One-Bedroom Suite
      Size: 530 sq. feet
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        Grand Two-Bedroom Suite
        Size: 765 sq. feet
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          Superior Suite
          Size: 690 sq. feet
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            Deluxe Double Room
            Bed type: King-size bed or Double beds
            Size: 185 sq. feet
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              Executive Guest Room
              Bed type: King-size bed or Double beds
              Size: 370 sq. feet
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                Executive Studio Suite
                Bed type: King-size bed or Queen-size bed
                Size: 420 sq. feet
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                  Executive Suite
                  Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds
                  Size: 560 sq. feet
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                    Economy Double Room
                    Bed type: Queen-size bed or King-size bed
                    Size: 130 sq. feet
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                      How to reach hotel

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                      Hotel Address:

                      20 Sw Second Avenue, Rochester, United States, 55902

                      Get directions
                      City Center
                      • Rochester
                        1400 ft
                      Airports
                      • Bus stop
                        700 ft
                      Restaurants
                      • Victoria's Restaurant and Wine Bar (cuisine: Italian)
                        400 ft
                      • Martini's (cuisine: American)
                        200 ft
                      Hotel information
                      • Check-in:
                        from  4 pm
                      • Check-out:
                        until  11 am
                      • Year renovated:
                        2010
                      • Number of rooms:
                        624

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                      What's nearby

                      Popular areas

                      • City Center - 1000 ft

                      Places of interest

                      Convention centers

                      Shopping areas

                      Amusement

                      • Machine Shed - 700 ft
                      • Machine Shed Arcade - 1.6 mi

                      Stadiums

                      • Taylor Arena - 1400 ft

                      Museums

                      • Heritage House - 700 ft
                      • Rochester Civic Theatre - 1400 ft
                      • Rochester Civic Music - 2000 ft
                      • Choral Arts Ensemble - 1.0 mi
                      • Honors Choirs of SE Minnesota - 1.0 mi
                      • Southeastern Minnesota Arts - 1.4 mi

                      Parks

                      • Rochester Parks and Recreation - 2000 ft
                      • Rochester Park Maintenance Ctr - 3000 ft
                      • County Parks - 1.6 mi
                      • Rochester Parks - 1.9 mi

                      Universities, Institutes

                      • Luther College - 1.0 mi
                      • Rochester Comm and Technical Clg - 1.3 mi
                      • Saint Mary's University-Minnesota - 1.3 mi
                      • Mayo Graduate School - 1.7 mi
                      • Minnesota Bible College - 1.7 mi
                      • Mayo Medical School - 1.7 mi
                      • Augsburg College Rochester - 2.0 mi

                      Medical care and Hospitals

                      • Rochester Methodist Hospital - 400 ft
                      • Mayo Clinic - 400 ft
                      • Saint Marys Hospital - 4300 ft
                      • Olmsted Medical Center - 1.2 mi

                      College Campuses

                      Local attractions

                      • Assisi Heights - 1.2 mi
                        1001 14th St. NW, Rochester
                      • Douglas Trail - 3.6 mi
                        2.5 miles up Country Road 3, Rochester
                      • History Center of Olmsted County - 2.4 mi
                        1195 West Circle Drive S.W., Rochester

                      Near the hotel

                      • Rochester Art Center - 2000 ft
                        40 Civic Center Drive SE, Rochester

                        Restaurants nearby

                        • Victoria's Restaurant and Wine Bar - 400 ft

                          Address: 7 1st Avenue Southwest
                          Phone: 507-280-6232

                          62% likes this, based on 341 reviews
                          Cuisine: Italian

                        • Kahler Grand Grill - 200 ft

                          Address: 20 2nd Avenue SW
                          Phone: 507-280-6200

                          52% likes this, based on 29 reviews
                          Cuisine: American

                        • Sytje's Pannekoeken Restaurant - 400 ft

                          Address: 6 1st Avenue Northwest
                          Phone: 507 287-0722

                          61% likes this, based on 109 reviews
                          Cuisine: Dutch

                        • Martini's - 200 ft

                          Address: 20 2nd Ave SW

                          55% likes this, based on 50 reviews
                          Cuisine: American
                          Price Range: USD 11 - USD 20

                        • Lord Essex - 200 ft

                          Address: 20 SW Second Avenue

                          73% likes this, based on 27 reviews

                        Hotel information
                        • Check-in:
                          from  4 pm
                        • Check-out:
                          until  11 am
                        • Year renovated:
                          2010
                        • Number of rooms:
                          624
                        Hotels nearby
                        Rochester Inn
                        2 stars
                        4 km

                        The Towers @ Kahler Grand Hote Reviews

                        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Towers @ Kahler Grand Hote

                        Average guest rating

                        6.8out of 10
                        Very good
                        Based on 54 reviews

                        Guest reviews

                        • Older travelers
                          6.2

                          At $158 a night it wasn't close to worth it. $143 for room, parking and taxes plus no continental breakfast. Getting charged $12 for parking because reservations weren't made through Kahler (done thru www.booking .com) isn't right. Will not stay here again. One can stay at a major hotel chain for 1/2 that amount and get an all day parking pass for $5.

                        • Group of friends
                          6.6

                          Good staff comfortable beds; Good swimming pool well maintained

                          given a very small room, cramped when other larger rooms were available, maybe because it was booked thru Booked.net; probably wouldn't stay there again because of this

                        • Single
                          6.2

                          Location

                          Cleanliness and the heater did not work.

                        • Older travelers
                          10.0

                          The location of the hotel, across the street from the Mayo Clinic can't be beat! The staff is unfailingly attuned to service!

                        • Group of friends
                          7.4

                          The location was great, we were just having a get away and it was a perfect place to just walk around and do allot of window shopping and enjoying Sat evening.....

                          We had a room with a queen bed which was comfortable, but there was to much furniture in the room, the desk could have gone away & another comfortable chair would have been appreciated. Also something else in the bathroom to put your bath things on. The water in our bath was luke warm!!! both pm & am.....

                        • Older travelers
                          4.2

                          Locationss

                          Small outdated room, cold, heat didn't work. They charged exorbitant fees for a movie.

                        • Older travelers
                          10.0

                          Great location. The staff was very kind and helpful.

                          Elevators are a little small when using a wheelchair

                        • Family with children
                          9.2

                          It's location to the Mayo Clinic was what brought us there.

                          Difficult to see that we were there and difficult to find the hotel parking.

                        • Older travelers
                          10.0

                          We were in Rochester, mn in order to see doctors at the Mayo Clinic and the Kahler Grand Hotel is across the street. Location. The attached parking lot is very convenient (to say the least). My husband and I stayed in a lovely room with a Queen-sized bed for $99 a night;a very affordable price for all that was included. Having a mini refrigerator, and a microwave in the room was incredibly helpful. Convenience. In addition, I was able to use the exercise room and enjoyed swimming in the pool. Thanks to the staff working at the desk and the employees in housekeeping. Everyone made our stay a very pleasurable one.

                        • Family with children
                          3.8

                          It is near Mayo clinic.

                          I didn't like the kahler grand hotel and I won't choose it in the future. The entire hotel including the pool looks old and unclean. It made me very uncomfortable. The carpet in my room was wet and damp. I felt really gross about it. How could they let customers stay the room with the wet carpet? I booked a two-bed room, but it became a single bed only. I talked to the hotel. The staff said they can upgrade it, but I have to pay extra mony for it. It ended up I have to share a bed with my 10-year-old son. This was an unpleasant experience to me.

                        • Family with children
                          7.8

                          We were going through Mayo Clinic and selected the Kahler because it is right in the front door of the clinic.

                          The bathrooms are outdated. My son said the water goes from hot to cold and back when showering.

                        • Single
                          7.0

                          I had problems breathing - probable allergy issues.

                        • Older travelers
                          10.0

                          The Kahler Grand provides accomodation for the Mayo Clinic patients and families. It's location is excellent and the hotel has always provided lots of help to people who need it - we have been guests many times and have not been disappointed.

                        • Single
                          5.0

                          Starbucks in lobby area.

                          In my booking at requested a remodeled room. The hotel refused to give me remodeled room at that rate. After looking at the 'non-remodeled room' I took the remodeled room at a higher rate. The regular room was AWFUL--old, dirty, depressing. The remodel room was 'acceptable'. It's still closer to Motel 6 than the Marriott, but one can't beat the location across the street from the Mayo Clinic. The place is understaffed- not enough bellmen or front desk staff. In addition, the whole place is just plain old--the halls are narrow and dingy, the lobby, the dining room. It needs a major revamp.

                        • Family with children
                          6.2

                          Rooms need renovated. Stayed on the 9th floor and it was very dated for the money we payed

                        How to reach hotel

                        hotel The Towers @ Kahler Grand Hote Hotel - Rochester Rochester location
                        Show big map »

                        Hotel Address:

                        20 Sw Second Avenue, Rochester, United States, 55902

                        Get directions
                        City Center
                        • Rochester
                          1400 ft
                        Airports
                        • Bus stop
                          700 ft
                        Restaurants
                        • Victoria's Restaurant and Wine Bar (cuisine: Italian)
                          400 ft
                        • Martini's (cuisine: American)
                          200 ft
                        Hotel information
                        • Check-in:
                          from  4 pm
                        • Check-out:
                          until  11 am
                        • Year renovated:
                          2010
                        • Number of rooms:
                          624