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Located in the center of downtown, Rochester Riverside Hotel offers easy access to Greater Rochester International Airport, only 4.6 miles away, and to the Rochester Transit Service. The Rochester Riverside Convention Center lies just across a covered skywalk, and major corporate headquarters like Xerox and Kodak can also be found nearby. See a performance at Eastman School of Music, or explore The Strong National Museum of Play®. If you love the outdoors, take a boat tour of Erie Canal or hike along the Canal Way Trail System.

  • Blue Cross Arena(0.3 miles)
    The home of the Rochester Americans AHL hockey team and the Rochester Knighthawks professional lacrosse team, Blue Cross Arena also features live concerts and children’s programs like Disney on Ice.
    Phone: +1 (585) 758-5300
  • Eastman School of Music (0.5 miles)
    Part of the University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music is widely acclaimed as one of the nation’s best conservatories and offers breathtaking performances at Kodak Hall.
    Phone: +1 (585) 274-1000
  • Geva Theatre Center (0.5 miles)
    Geva Theatre Center produces engaging and thought-provoking local theater.
    Phone: +1 (585) 232-4382
  • Frontier Field (1 mile)
    Cheer on the Red Wings at this popular baseball stadium.
    Phone: +1 (585) 454-1001
  • Rochester Museum & Science Center (1 mile)
    This exciting educational destination features interactive science exhibits, a planetarium and a nature center.
    Phone: +1 (585) 271-4320
  • The Strong National Museum of Play® (1 mile)
    Dedicated to exploring the importance of play, this museum includes the National Toy Hall of Fame, an indoor butterfly garden and hands-on exhibits that encourage you to use your imagination and have fun.
    Phone: +1 (585) 263-2700
  • George Eastman Museum (1.5 miles)
    Named for the entrepreneur responsible for the creation of Kodak and the popularization of photography throughout America, this museum features exhibits honoring the best of photography and film.
    Phone: +1 (585) 271-3361
  • RBTL Auditorium Theatre (2 miles)
    The Rochester Broadway Theatre League runs this impressive venue that welcomes touring Broadway productions.
    Phone: +1 (585) 222-5000
  • University of Rochester (2 miles)
    Acclaimed for its research, University of Rochester serves more than 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
    Phone: +1 (585) 275-2121
  • Seneca Park Zoo (3 miles)
    Visit the more than 300 animals at Seneca Park Zoo and meet elephants, penguins, polar bears and two-toed sloths.
    Phone: +1 (585) 336-7200
  • Downstairs Cabaret Theatre (0.5 miles)
    Downstairs Cabaret Theatre stages a variety of theatrical perfomances and concerts that are innovative and exciting.
    Phone: +1 (585) 325-4370
  • Memorial Art Gallery (1.1 miles)
    With expansive collections from medieval to contemporary works, journey through thousands of years of art history.
    Phone: +1 (585) 276-8900
  • National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House (1.1 miles)
    Tour the National Historic Landmark that was Susan B. Anthony’s home while learning more about this great reformer.
    Phone: +1 (585) 235-6124

Experience Rochester’s festivals

From late spring through fall, Rochester hosts a variety of art, music and flower festivals. Reserve your room at Rochester Riverside Hotel and consult with our concierge about the local events taking place. View beautiful blooms at the Rochester Lilac Festival or catch your favorite artists at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival. After spending the day at the festival, take the opportunity to attend local performing arts events, museum exhibitions and music recitals.

Vist www.visitrochester.com/events/festivals to see which festivals are happening during your stay.