Hotels & Motels in Rochester, New York

by Isaiah David

Once the home of Susan B. Anthony and a center of the abolitionist movement and the Underground Railroad, Rochester New York, is a city rich both in history and culture. Rochester is regularly ranked among the most livable cities in the United States. Known for its "white hot" unsmoked hot dogs and local beer and wine, Rochester also boasts a number of museums, golf courses, parks and other attractions, giving it a little something for everyone.

Towpath Motel

With a perfect score on its 2010 AAA inspection, the Towpath Motel is a solid destination for affordable lodging in Rochester. This centrally located hotel is just a few minutes from downtown, several golf clubs, including the Oak Hill Country Club, and the University of Rochester. This hotel also offers free continental breakfast and wireless Internet access.

Comfort Inn

The Comfort Inn at the Rochester airport features a complimentary shuttle to make it easy to get from your flight to your lodging. This AAA two-star motel features a complimentary hot breakfast and free Wi-Fi as well as a fitness center for guests. The hotel is in a good location for museum lovers as it is just a few minutes' drive from the George Eastman House photography museum, the Susan B. Anthony House, the Rochester Museum & Science Center and the Strong National Museum of Play.

Rochester Plaza

Formerly the Crowne Plaza, the Rochester Plaza is a Mobil three-star hotel with a convenient downtown location and shuttle service to Rochester International Airport as well as the local Amtrak and bus stations. The hotel is located beside the Genesee River and is central to the Rochester Riverside convention, the Blue Cross Arena, the entertainment district East End, the University of Rochester and other downtown destinations. The hotel features an outdoor heated pool, sauna, well-stocked fitness room and two on-site restaurants. Complimentary Internet service is available.

Hyatt Regency Rochester

The Hyatt Regency Rochester is another Mobil three-star downtown location with a complimentary shuttle to the airport as well as bus and train stations. The hotel offers Italian and American dining with a spectacular downtown vista at the Palladio Vu Restaurant and light snacks and cocktails at the focus lounge. A heated indoor pool, whirlpool and 24-hour fitness room are also available to guests. The Hyatt is a smart choice for visitors suffering from severe allergies as it offers specially designed Respire Rooms that are treated to minimize airborne allergens.