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“Red Carpet Inn Rochester, MN - Great Rates and Customer Service”
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Red Carpet Inn
Ranked #40 of 50 Hotels in Rochester
Reviewed November 12, 2012

We traveled from MT to Rochester for an extended stay due to medical issues and appts at Mayo. We were very comfortable at Red Carpet. Front Desk staff was awesome Very friendly and helpful. Rates were very reasonable. If you are in Rochester because of Mayo, let them know and they will give you a discount. Also had great shuttle service back and forth between Mayo and the hotel. We would definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed November 1, 2012

This hotel is not ADA compliant. If you are traveling with disabled people, it is difficult to manuever. I will say the room was clean but very worn and out-dated. Our furnishings did not match the photos on the web site. The refrigerator, microwave, and coffee pot were old. The pillows flat, the sheets and blankets were PINK and old. It was 87 degrees in our room and there was no way to turn off the electric base board heaters. The recliner was old and worn and propped up against a wall. The complimentary breakfast was Hostess danishes set on a plate on the front desk. I checked my credit card the day after checkout and found an extra $75 charge on it. I had to call back twice to get an answer and was told that I had broken the recliner in my room - the one that was propped up against the wall that we didn't dare sit in.
Definitely would not recommend this hotel to anyone!

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed October 25, 2012

I stayed here by myself as a married female not knowing the area of Rochester at all. It was a little scarey to not have the main doors lock after say 10 pm and key cards needing to be used after this designated time. This motel is in the older area of Rochester and HAD I been traveling with my husband, would've felt more comfortable. Rooms were ok, not updated by any means but had all the ammenities of a "chain" motel. Front desk staff was SUPER-NICE! If you are a female traveling alone and staying here for more than 3 days, I'd go elsewhere to feel a little safer.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled solo
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Reviewed September 25, 2012 via mobile

Stayed for one night in a lovely super clean room. Huge bed, coffee maker, fridge and a gorgeous old dresser. Our room was quiet and seemed freshly painted. It's not fancy but it was comfy, the air worked really well. We would definitely stay there again. The pillows were a bit hard and the breakfast minimal but it was great value for the money! The room even had a RECLINER!

  • Stayed: September 2012
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Reviewed September 2, 2012

The price is great. The rooms are being updated one project at a time. Newer carpet and updated bathroom. There are still things for them to do. Take this into account when you book.. No elevator..
Amit and his mom are over and above helpful. They are the best....

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled with friends
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1  Thank Valerie H
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Reviewed August 30, 2012

It is a great place to stay. Comfortable bed. Nice clean room and no smoking in the building at all. The rates are excellent and the staff very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was adequate. Nice shower. The refrigerator and microwave worked just fine. There is a recliner, a table and chairs and TV in each room. We enjoyed our stay as it was a good place to come back to after a long day at the Mayo clinic. The shuttle bus is a great feature.

Room Tip: We have stayed twice. Once in 111 and next in 112. Very nice rooms.
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  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed July 23, 2012

I recently spent three nights at the Red Carpet Inn during a trip to the Mayo Clinic. It is an older building with no luxuries--a truly basic, economy motel. It is very clean and quiet (unless you are there on a Friday night). The owners went above and beyond by graciously giving us some milk and yougart from their personal stache, as the motel can't serve those items due to not having a kitchen.

The motel did have shuttle service for Mayo Clinic, but we drove since the times didn't work well with our clinic schedule.

The only drawback I encountered was the air conditioning in the room. It didn't cool as much as I would have liked, but it was sufficient. There was a lot of noise from someone banging on doors for over thirty minutes on Friday night. But, you might experience that anywhere you stay. The upside was the service, the clean room, comfortable bed, and wonderful shower. I'd suggest staying on the first floor. My Mom stayed on the level above the office, and the room needed updating and was warm.

For a price of $44.00 a night, it can't be beat.

Room Tip: I would stay on the first floor. The room above the lobby was not updated and a little too warm.
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  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled on business
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1  Thank Dana K
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Additional Information about Red Carpet Inn

Address: 2214 S Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904-5580
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Rochester
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #40 of 50 Hotels in Rochester
Price Range: $62 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Red Carpet Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 34
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Red Carpet Inn is conveniently located just 2 miles from the Mayo Clinic and downtown Rochester, yet it sits away from the congestion of the downtown area. Those who are wishing to stay close to the Rochester Civic Center, the Rochester Fairgrounds, the Rochester Graham Arena Complex, Rochester Technical and Community College, and the University of Minnesota-Rochester will find our facilities to be the perfect place to end the day. The Red Carpet Inn is also located nearby several shopping centers; and a wide array of dining is just minutes away. Come Relax in Rochester at the Red Carpet Inn. Our facilities offer Clean, Quite, and Comfortable rooms with Friendly Service. The Red Carpet Inn's facilities are 100% NON-SMOKING and PET FREE. FREE WI-FI internet in ALL rooms! Amenities Include:>Free Courtesy Shuttle to Mayo Clinic and Hospitals.>Clinic patient, AARP, and Senior Citizen Discount Rates.>Complimentary Continental Breakfast.>Free Wireless Internet in all Rooms and Public Areas.>Free Local Calls>Microwave, Mini-fridge, and Coffee Pot in every room.>Free On-Site Parking.>Kitchenettes upon availability.>Guest Laundry>27" Remote Televisions with Extended Cable and HBO.>Restaurants & Shopping nearby.>Individual Climate Control - Heating and A/C.>Recliners in all rooms.>Weekly and Monthly Discount Rates>Hair Dryer, Iron, and Ironing Board available upon request.>Wake Up Service, and Alarm Clocks in all rooms.>Ice Machine, Snack, and Soda vendors on premises. ... more   less 
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