North Terrace at The Berkman

The Neighborhood

Discover Rochester, Minnesota

Rochester, Minnesota – the state’s third-largest city and a perennial member of countless publications’ “Best Places to Live” lists. Rochester is home to the Mayo Clinic, one of the world’s most renowned medical centers; each year, thousands of people come here from all over the globe to visit the hospital.  

The Berkman Hotel provides unparalleled access to the Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus – located just across the street. We hope you’ll take time to discover some of Rochester’s other attractions and points of interest while you’re here, too – from the Plummer House (built by Dr. Henry Stanley Plummer and Daisy Berkman Plummer – after whom our building is named) to Quarry Hill Nature Center, Rochester Art Center and more. 

Craving a bite after a busy day of discovery? We’ve suggestions for places to dine near the hotel. Feel free to ask us if you need more information! 

Mayo Clinic

Often recognized as the best hospital in the country by publications including U.S. News & World Report. the world-famous Mayo Clinic serves patients from around the globe with a renowned medical school and leading research facilities.

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Plummer House

This historic home is the former residence of Dr. Henry Stanley Plummer and Daisy Berkman Plummer (yes the lady after whom our building is named!). 

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Mayowood Mansion

Dr. Charles H. Mayo, co-founder of Mayo Clinic, owned this sprawling estate and its nearly 40-room mansion, which was completed in 1911. It's now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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History Center of Olmsted County

History Center of Olmsted County provides visitors the opportunity to learn about the region's past through exhibits, special programs, research, publications and events. The History Center also operates seasonal tours of Mayowood Mansion.

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Rochester Symphony Orchestra

Rochester Symphony Orchestra brings great music to life.

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Rochester Art Center

One of the local arts organizations supported by Daisy Berkman Plummer, Rochester Art Center celebrates innovation and creativity through contemporary art.

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Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial

Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial was built to commemorate the sacrifices of southeastern Minnesota veterans, and to honor their memories.

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Quarry Hill Nature Center

Quarry Hill Nature Center features an exhibit hall, live animals and a year-round calendar of activities and educational programs. 

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Cascade Meadow Wetlands

Situated along Cascade Creek, Cascade Meadow Wetlands and Environmental Science Center features trails, wetlands, and a LEED Platinum-certified event center.

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Mayo Civic Center

This convention center is the largest of its kind in southern Minnesota, and can accommodate up to 7,200 guests.

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Dining & Shopping

Canadian Honker

This locally owned restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and serves fresh, homemade American classics. 

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Fiddlehead Coffee Company

This proudly local establishment serves seasonal, sustainable cuisine and specialty coffee, as well as craft cocktails and exceptional pastries.

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Terza Ristorante

Enjoy a taste of Italy right here in Rochester at Terza Ristorante. Feast on fresh, sustainable fare, including house-made pastas and desserts.

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Chester's Kitchen & Bar

Chester's is a local favorite, with modern American dining and a relaxed atmosphere.

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Fresh Thyme

This natural food marketplace specializes in organic and natural items, as well as offerings for those following vegan, paleo, keto, vegetarian or wheat- and gluten-free diets. 

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Trader Joe's

The Berkman is just a short distance from the local branch of this popular grocery store.

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Pasquale's Neighborhood Pizzeria

Savor authentic New York-style pizza and simple, traditional Italian food at this welcoming restaurant.

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