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Amenities - Mankato, Minnesota View our visitor guide
As a visitor in Mankato, you may need to know about specific amenities available to you. Click on an item below or scroll down to view the complete list.
- Food service
- Gift shop
- Hotel accommodations
- Lactation room
- Language and interpretive services
- Mayo Clinic Store (medical supply store)
- Room service
- Waiting areas
- Wireless internet access
Mayo Clinic Health System offers CaringBridge free of charge for patients while at a Mayo Clinic Health System location. A CaringBridge site offers many ways for people to stay connected with loved ones at home and elsewhere during any type of health event.
Patients and their families can post messages, updates and pictures, and loved ones can respond with messages of support and encouragement. The service is confidential, secure and private, and is accessible only to people selected by the patient or loved one. Users have access to multiple privacy settings and can be assured that personal data is protected and will not be sold. Set up a page today.
The Limestone Cafe on the second floor of the hospital offers a full selection of hot and cold foods. Hot food is served buffet-style weekdays from 6:30 to 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Hot meals are not served in the evenings. Self-pay items, such as granola bars, chips, bottled beverages and hot coffee are available daily.
- Open weekdays from 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and weekends from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The Market Cafe offers specialty coffees, iced drinks, pastries and other small snacks. This cafe is in the Mankato hospital atrium on the first floor between the hospital and specialty clinic entrances.
- Open weekdays from 7 to 10 a.m.
Vending machines are available 24/7 on the first floor by the main elevators (Room 1003) or in the Emergency Department outpatient waiting area. A dollar bill changer and microwave are in the vending area next to the main elevators.
The gift shop has something for everyone. Visit the shop for a meaningful gift for any occasion.
Hotels in Mankato may offer a discount for Mayo Clinic Health System patients and their families. Make sure to inquire about special offers when booking a room. Go to Visit Mankato for information on accommodations and attractions in the area.
Ask any staff member for assistance locating a private space for nursing mothers. A lactation room is available in the hospital.
Language and interpretive services
Visit Accessibility to Services for more information.
Mayo Clinic Store
The Mayo Clinic Store is committed to serving your special health care needs by offering a full range of medical supplies and products. Visit the Mayo Clinic Store page to search for a location near you and for information about the products and services offered.
Review the hospital campus and parking map to determine the best area to park.
- Fill prescriptions received from a Mayo Clinic Health System health professional at a Mayo Clinic Health System Pharmacy or another local pharmacy.
- Have your medication mailed to you through the Mayo Clinic Mail Order Pharmacy.
- On-site pharmacy services are available for hospital-admitted patients only.
- An InstyMed machine is near the Emergency Department in the hospital for patients and visitors to access prescriptions 24/7.
With room service dining, you can order food in your hospital room. Menu options may be restricted depending on the diet your health care professional approves. Consider food allergies and diabetic restrictions when ordering.
Patients and loved ones have access to a comfortable waiting area with a TV, computer and Wi-Fi. An atrium courtyard and a garden are outside of the gift shop.
Wireless internet access
Free wireless internet access is available for your convenience.