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Scenic Mississippi River & National Eagle Center Tour
Scenic Mississippi River & National Eagle Center Tour 09/22/2017

Relax and enjoy the scenic beauty and unique culture of the Upper Mississi…

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Live Comedy at Goonies Comedy Club
No Photo 09/22/2017

Live Stand-up Comedy at Goonie's Comedy Club!

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Old Order Amish Country Tour
Old Order Amish Country Tour 09/23/2017

Immerse yourself in the timeless culture of the Old Order Amish.

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Assisi Heights Tour
Assisi Heights Tour 09/23/2017

Assisi Heights is home to the Sisters of St. Francis.

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Bar Bingo at Dooley's Pub & Restaurant
Bar Bingo at Dooley's Pub & Restaurant 09/27/2017

Bingo every Tuesday and Wednesday night at Dooley's Pub & Restaurant!

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Gourmet Dinner and Tour with the Winemaker
Gourmet Dinner and Tour with the Winemaker 09/28/2017

Enjoy wine, hors d'oeuvres and a gourmet dinner as you tour Four Daughters…

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Free Thursdays at the Rochester Art Center
Free Thursdays at the Rochester Art Center 09/28/2017

"Free Thursdays" at Rochester Art Center offers free admission to the gall…

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The Number One Hospital in the Country

The Towers at Kahler Grand Hotel

20 SW Second Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902 P: Phone 1.800.940.6811 | F: Fax 507.285.2767

Mayo Clinic Accommodations for a Restful Stay

Founded in Rochester in 1889, The Mayo Clinic is known all over the world for its commitment to providing care to anyone in need. As the United States' leading hospital in both patient care and medical research, the Mayo Clinic is a national leader in cardiovascular diseases and performs more organ transplants than any other medical organization in the world. A short walk from the Towers, the many facilities at the Mayo Clinic are responsible for 1.85 million visitors to Rochester every year.

The Mayo Clinic is also the largest private employer in all of Minnesota, employing over 34,000 physicians, scientists, and allied health staff while annually contributing $9.6 billion to the Minnesota economy. Visitors from the Midwest make up 80% of Mayo Clinic patients, but the hospital treats people from more than 140 countries, helping the Mayo Clinic become one of the most recognizable names in all of healthcare. 


The Mayo Clinic was named the best hospital in the United States by the U.S. News & World Report from 2016 to 2017. Out of the 5000 hospitals reviewed, The Mayo Clinic ranked in the top ten in 15 out of 16 categories and was the only hospital in the country to score High Performing in every category. 

The Mayo Clinic was ranked number one in the United States in: 

  • Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Geriatrics
  • Gynecology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Pulmonology
  • Urology

Additionally, the Mayo Clinic ranked in the top ten in Cardiology, Orthopedics, Cancer, Rheumatology, Rehabilitation, and Psychiatry.

The Subway and Skyway

Rochester’s expansive pedestrian skyway and subway systems connect the Mayo Building to Kahler Hotels, shops, dining, entertainment, the Mayo Civic Center, Rochester Art Center, Rochester Public Library, and over 3,900 parking spaces. The passageways are climate controlled and easily marked for pedestrian convenience, and the Towers are directly connected to the subway for easy access to any of the Mayo Clinic's facilities. 

When you are in town for medical reasons, the team at The Towers ensures that your stay in our luxury Mayo Clinic accommodations is as comfortable and convenient as you deserve. As the premier hotel near the Mayo Clinic, The Towers goes above and beyond to provide a restful experience with well-appointed guest rooms and spacious suites, extended stay amenities, delicious and convenient room service, complimentary shuttle service, and more. The Towers is aware that travelling for medical reasons and visiting ill loved ones can be stressful and difficult, and our exceptional concierge staff is committed to attentively assist all your requests and needs during your stay.

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