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The Hotel Donaldson

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#24 of 50 Hotels in Fargo
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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I spent the weekend at the Hotel Donaldson in April to celebrate our 40ths. The place was amazing. The location is perfect ... easy walk to all of the fun spots in downtown Fargo. The staff outperformed even the loftiest of expectations. They were all so friendly and knowledgeable .. Jesse welcomed us and taught us about...

Thank BrianMM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay at HoDo. Staff was attentive and friendly, and the room was clean and bright! The art was lovely. Room service was a nice indulgence that I rarely utilize while staying in hotels. I like that it is downtown Fargo and close to the Sanford hospital, but be prepared for "city sounds": garbage truck in the...

Thank Angela A
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We've stayed here many times because it is so unique, so comfortable, with very good dining nearby - including the HoDo Restaurant and lounge. Though no longer 'new', it's contemporary and clean, and interesting local art abounds.

Thank Pattikin
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017

...indeed only good hotel, it may not fulfill the promise of most passers-by but then why else would one be in Fargo other than to pass by? It is a well-run, funky, hip and rather charming boutique hotel. It works on the premise that you too are funky, hip and rather charming. Well designed and decorated rooms in an old...

Thank Mike H
Washington, DC
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

It has a nice air to it as each room is decorated by a local artist and the service is friendly. It's in the heart of downtown so it's great to walk everywhere. They did have a cute happy hour with beer/wine/snacks for guests. Everything was clean and spacious. We did have a noise issue (some unexpected partiers next door)...

Thank Ellen28
Corpus Christi, Texas
Reviewed 27 January 2017

HoDo is absolutely wonderful! The staff is attentive, happy, and eager to help. The food is excellent! The rooms are comfortable, well-appointed, and unique. Everything was top notch. If you're going to be in Fargo, or want a good getaway weekend hotel, don't miss the change to stay at HoDo!

Thank rhgii
Bloomington, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

HoDo is an absolute gem. You feel it from the minute you walk in. Staff are friendly and genuine. Our suite was spacious and inviting. Each suite features the art of a regional artist. Nice touch. Roof top hot tub and deck area is nice even with a chill in the air. Its beyond clear that customer care and comfort...

Thank tikalskysk
New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Stayed here for 1 night, on Thanksgiving evening. The hotel looks good, is on the corner of the block right in downtown. It is funky and modern but still has a nice traditional look and feel. Think contemporary art on a bare brick wall. I was in room 13 which was a good size, with a sofa, TV, big bed...

Thank GingerMatti1
Laguna Beach, California
Reviewed 15 November 2016

My husband and I stay at this hotel once a year. The hotel has a small number of rooms that are all unique. Check out local art in the rooms as well as CD's of local music they keep in each room. They offer a reception that includes cheeses, wine and beer that we never miss. If you are traveling...

Thank Nlamb00
Colfax, North Dakota
Reviewed 2 November 2016

What a wonderful experience in downtown Fargo. Right in the middle of the night life as well. All 17 rooms are eclectic and should be experienced. Each room, hallway, and corner has local artist work displayed. A trip down to the basement (where the weight room is) you can see the history of the building along with the snapshots of...

Thank Rkeytec

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge

Additional Information about The Hotel Donaldson

Address: 101 Broadway N, Fargo, ND 58102-4925
Region: United States > North Dakota > Fargo
Price Range: $282 - $321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Hotel Donaldson 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Donaldson Hotel Fargo
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Fargo
#19 Business Hotel in Fargo
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“Room 16 was roomy. Nice sitting area with king size bed.”
BrianMM, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I stayed in Room 3. It was very nice.”
rhgii, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There is one room near the check in that I felt was less private.”
Nlamb00, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Anything with a rainfall shower - I'm sure a shower/tub combo would be good, but rainfall is over the top!”
Crys5604, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“They're all good. A corner room has more Windows and two different views.”
williamsI3738XK, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
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