Your booking experience in Rochester
If you are searching for a comfortable accommodation for your next city escape in Rochester, we are always ready to indulge you with good New York State hotel deals. Booked.net allows you to shorten your search in New York State by proximity to transport links and popular sights. We have design and boutique hotels with a huge list of services and amenities together with other amazing accommodation options which grant you an extensive base for exploring.
Budget hotels in Rochester
Consider staying at the 3-star Hampton Inn Rochester North if you're traveling on a budget to have access to a tennis court, a golf course and a Jacuzzi. For accommodation near George Eastman Museum, Hampton Inn & Suites Rochester/Henrietta is a budget-friendly option.
Proximity to public transport
If you want to be near Greater Rochester International airport to catch an early flight, choose Quality Inn Rochester Airport, a 25-minute walk from the airport.
Convenience of staying in the city center
Hilton Garden Inn Rochester Downtown will put you within a 10-minute walk of the city center and is located in Downtown Rochester district. Book a hotel in Corn Hill district, such as Homewood Suites By Hilton Rochester/Greece, Ny that offers views of the city.
Foodies should consider staying in hotels such as Hyatt Regency Rochester, which is a 4-star hotel located near Rochester Auto Museum as well as amidst a plethora of restaurants, like Scene on Main. If you would like to be within walking distance of Flight Wine Bar, book a hotel such as Holiday Inn Rochester Downtown or Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside.
Luxury and boutique accommodation
For a unique experience, try a room at The Strathallan - A Doubletree By Hilton, a few minutes' walk away from Rochester Museum & Science Center. Chain hotels include the 3-star Fairfield Inn Rochester Airport, with fantastic features including a tennis court and an indoor swimming pool.
Apartments, B&Bs and others
7 On Strath is a cozy B&B that will put you only a 15-minute walk from Rochester Public Market. If you're traveling on business, a convenient option is Comfort Inn Rochester Monroe Avenue, which welcomes to book a room at 106US$ per night. Hampton Inn Rochester-Irondequoit is a popular resort with an outdoor swimming pool, an indoor swimming pool and a golf course for an unforgettable stay.
Rochester is the birthplace of modern photography.
The photography craze started in Rochester when George Eastman introduced film to public use. His Eastman Kodak company invented roll film helping bring photography to the mainstream. Roll film was also the basis for the invention of motion picture film. It was an instant hit. Shortly after the "father of popular photography," Eastman had presented his first films to Rochester’s public it had attracted more than $100 million to the city’s budget.
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This money was spent on the cultural scene in the city like education, the arts and renovation of architecture. Anyway, investments reshaped Rochester toward an industrial boomtown with ranking of the flour-milling epicenter of America. Its location at the southern tip of Lake Ontario influenced the large-scale shipping of grain to New York in Rochester’s early years, but today Rochester is world away from this business.
The city serves as the place of big corporations like Eastman Kodak, Xerox, and Bausch & Lomb all headquartered within Rochester. Its industrial face doesn’t prevent the city from tourist favor for its livable, family-friendly spirit and attractive small town feel. In addition, local museums and galleries make Rochester a very historic city.
Originally, the area of modern Rochester was of poor interest till Oliver Phelps became the first to put its potential to use. He took efforts to construct several mills in the land with numerous falls and Genesee River nearby. Over the next few years the city grew rapidly on this business that lured immigrants for job opportunities to the city. In 1817 the area was incorporated as Rochesterville. The final step to prosperous city was complete with the construction of the Erie Canal in 1825.
Since then the city has become a regular stop-off for new comers who brought a more multicultural flavor, but also new business to the city. Still thriving on milling, the city also concentrated on the clothing and shoe industries. Among immigrants to Rochester were a high percentage of African Americans with Frederick Douglass, the famous publisher pioneering the literary field in the city. He published the North Star newspaper in Rochester gradually becoming an almost native citizen for more than 25 years of life there.
In 1890 Rochester became the focus of public interest for the increased activities of women in the society. Soon the city became the stronghold of the struggle for the women rights and won this battle. Today the best reminder of the city’s past is its attractions.
- Genesee Valley Park, a beautiful place at the confluence of the Genesee River and the Erie Canal
- George Eastman House, a mansion built by the founder of Eastman Kodak
- Seneca Park Zoo, nestled inside the Olmsted-designed Seneca Park
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