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September begins with 360 additional Med City hotel rooms – Post Bulletin

Despite the pandemic, Med City’s hotel boom is restarting, with 360 new rooms at three hotels opening on Second Street Southwest in a week.

Three Newly Built Rochester Hotels – The Dual Brand EVEN Hotels/Staybridge Suites combo and Towne Place Suites by Marriott — opened their doors and began checking in guests the first week of September.

As Rochester hotels scramble to regain their pre-pandemic position, this explosion of new hospitality offerings brings the Mediterranean city’s room count to nearly 6,000.

EVEN Hotels and Staybridge Suites opened at 101 11th Ave. SW, corner of Second Street Southwest and 11th Avenue, Sept. 2.

It was built in front of Mayo Clinic Saint Marys Hospital on the old site of Virgil Auto Clinic. The Nelson family operated a repair shop and service station, founded by Virgil Nelson in 1952, until 2019. Over the years, his sons, Bruce, Brad, Bob and Ronald Nelsonran Virgil’s like a classic full-service resort.

In addition to the two hotel brands, the EVEN/Staybridge property has also added a new restaurant to Rochester’s Second Street corridor in the form of the Cork and kale Coffee.

The hotel is a joint venture between Napean Capital Group, Accommodation in Western States and EKN development. The hotels are managed by Accommodation in Western States.

EKN also led the renovation of the old city center holiday hostel and its revival under the Hotel Indigo brand, as well as Hyatt House Rochester extended stay hotel built on the old American Legion site on the edge of downtown Rochester.

On September 9, TownePlace Suites by Marriott, an extended-stay hotel, opened at 601 Second St. SW. It belongs to 601 Hotel Partners LLC and managed by the North Rock Hotel Groupboth from Rochester.

North Rock is also the force behind the Home2 Suites by Hilton hotel in the Common waterfront area, off 16th Street SW. He also has a Residence Inn by Marriott hotel in project for the Riverfront Commons area.

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