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Rochester Riverside Convention Center

123 E Main St, Rochester, NY 14604-1619
+1 585-232-7200
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A Great Place to Gather Along the Genesee River

This is one of the most pleasant and well-run convention centers in the Northeastern US. The... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2013
Ray S
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Rochester, New York
large area venue

This weekend I went to the garden/home show at the Convention Center. The Convention Center is a... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2013
mhz0214
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Rochester
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
14 Oct 2017
“RRH Gala event 2017”
15 Jul 2017
“Ok”
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123 E Main St, Rochester, NY 14604-1619
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Reviewed 6 July 2013

This is one of the most pleasant and well-run convention centers in the Northeastern US. The Riverside Convention Center is an award winning design (Stuart Polshek, Columbia University) of variegated bands of granite, with a long glass atrium facing the Genesee River. It offers large...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2013

This weekend I went to the garden/home show at the Convention Center. The Convention Center is a large inside/ outside area for Large parties, receptions. I have seen parties here, the auto show, fund raisers. It is beautifully decorated. Plenty of room for dancing, food...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2013

Very clean and well kept. Nice staff. Cold weather in area so it is very nice to be connected to the hotel.

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Reviewed 4 November 2012

Downtown Rochester. Good enough facility; if you see an event that you "must see" or an event that is all day...justifies the parking difficulties...this is a good convention center. Parking is limited on the street, can be expensive...might require some walking. The facility is showing...More

Thank Eugene E
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Reviewed 12 October 2012

Located in the center of downtown Rochester the Convention center is somewhere around 20 years old so pretty new compared to the surrounding buildings. Cuisine is pretty darn good seeing as it hosts some high powered conventions. There is a 4 star hotel accross the...More

Thank Tony C
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Reviewed 8 October 2012

The service was great, but the convention center is showing its age. The fixtures in one bathroom seemed to be updated but the ones in the other bathrooms are pealing their coating and showing age.

Thank Thumper369
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Reviewed 27 September 2012

I gave this an average rating mainly because it is in fact merely a convention center. Like most it's situated in the downtown section of the city. What makes this center unique is it's proximity to the Genesee River (thus the name "The River Side...More

Thank Robert H
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Reviewed 5 September 2012

The convention center is very nice; they really know how to set it up conveniently so you can make your way around. It's also very versatile; there were well-furnished multi-sized meeting rooms, a trade show, and a commencement hall that were all tastefully arranged--the place...More

Thank Anne T
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Reviewed 20 May 2012

Small sized place with not much to offer. Downtown is a shambles with big holes in the ground and no places to eat.

Thank Luke J
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Reviewed 1 May 2012

The Rochester Riverside Convention Center is a MASSIVE place that can accommodate almost anything. I was there last summer with my daughter, at a college show, and they were able to fit several hundred exhibits into a single room. It is HUGE!!! If need be,...More

Thank Larry W
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