Travel & Lodging

Rochester, Minnesota, has more than 5,000 hotel rooms to accommodate you. Attractions, restaurants, and entertainment options are located in the heart of the city with a multitude of options for everyone to enjoy! Below you will find information regarding travel, lodging, and entertainment while staying in Rochester. We look forward to seeing you!


Rochester International Airport (RST) greets thousands of visitors from around the world each year with multiple flights daily via American and Delta Airlines and is located approximately 10 miles from downtown Rochester and Mayo Clinic. Taxis and shuttle services provide transportation to and from the airport to all Transform hotels.

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) is 90 minutes north of Rochester. Ground transportation is available between Minneapolis and many Rochester destinations, including Mayo Clinic and Transform hotels. Visit the Rochester Convention and Visitor Bureau’s website for shuttle and taxi information.

* Note to Travelers: Several cities in the United States are named Rochester. When you make airline reservations and check your baggage, be sure that your destination is Rochester, Minnesota (RST) and that your baggage has been properly tagged.

Travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.


Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees with special Transform rates at the following downtown Rochester hotels, which are conveniently located close to the Mayo Civic Center. In order to receive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled. Reservations will be taken based on space and rate availability. Please identify yourself as a participant of the “Transform Conference” when making your reservation.

Peace Plaza in the Evening

Photo by Chad Johnson

Parking & More

Ample parking is available in hotel, city, and Mayo patient/visitor ramps. The cost for parking is not included in the registration fee.

You may wish to visit the Rochester Convention and Visitors Bureau’s website for additional accommodation options and area information.

To learn more about Rochester attractions, parking, events and weather, download the free Rochester Now app.

For further information about Transform, contact us.

Photo by Chad Johnson