Sanitary Stays: 5 of the Cleanest Hotels in Rochester

By Miles Young
Miles Young
Miles Young
Miles Young is a freelance writer, traveler, tech geek and finger skateboard enthusiast.
February 16, 2015 Updated: April 23, 2016

Afraid of germs or just want the very cleanest of the clean for your hotel? You don’t have to break the bank, and you don’t have to limit yourself to hotel chains to get the guaranteed cleanest stay in Rochester. Below are five places that offer clean rooms for every price and every traveler.

Rochester Airport Microtel


When looking for a budget stay, the Rochester Airport Microtel in Chili, New York, is almost always praised by travelers for its cleanliness. In fact, the Microtel brand has a history of good reviews. In 2012, Consumer Reports highlighted them as the best budget hotel chain in the country. Nestled in a safe neighborhood just outside the airport, this hotel will cost you just $50 a night.

Hampton Inn Rochester Irondequoit


Yet another winner of Consumer Reports 2012 hotel reviews, the Hampton Inn offers an indoor pool, business center, and in-house restaurant. Of those who have reviewed the hotel, almost 100 percent of them thought the hotel was very clean, too. At just over $100 a night, this hotel is located in the heart of Rochester’s business district near the Downstairs Cabaret Theater.

Homewood Suites


Listed as the number one hotel in Rochester on several travel sites, this cheap hotel earned TripAdvisor’s coveted Award of Excellence in 2014. The location close to Seneca Park and the Mall at Greece Ridge offers plenty of shopping and dining options, but the hotel features a continental breakfast, too. Most travelers also recommend upgrading to a one-bedroom suite for more space, two televisions, and a kitchenette. All rooms come with a bar or kitchenette and many include a spacious bathtub. Rates run at about $150 a night.

The Strathallan DoubleTree by Hilton


This downtown Rochester hotel, famous for its delicious cookies, has another flawless reputation for cleanliness and comfort, and its location puts you in walking distance to the planetarium, science museum, and other downtown attractions. You can get to the art galleries and nightlife via the complimentary area shuttle, too. Need a ride to the airport? The airport shuttle is complimentary as well. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner with a view of the Rochester skyline, or relax in your room with its big beautiful windows, a bar, and a kitchenette. Rates start at around $160 a night.

Inn on Broadway


For the boutique hotel experience, you can’t do better than this turn-of-the-century building located in the East End Theater District. Every room comes with its own unique furniture and décor, including a mix of antique and new furniture and a collection of amenities like fireplaces, luxury showers and baths, and separate sitting rooms. It’s a favorite with local and out-of-town guests alike and is the only boutique hotel in town. And in addition to the fine rooms and amenities, travelers often comment on the hotel’s beautiful upkeep. Get a night in this classic hotel for $180.

No matter which option you decide on, each of these hotels can help deliver a satisfying stay. What Rochester hotel do you stay in?

Miles Young
Miles Young is a freelance writer, traveler, tech geek and finger skateboard enthusiast.