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Vista Inn & Suites

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1340 South 21st Avenue, Fargo, ND 58103 (Formerly Prairie Rose Inn)
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Ranked #44 of 45 Hotels in Fargo
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a block of rooms for my daughters wedding because of the location and the price of the rooms. The guests that stayed there all reported that it was dirty and run down. I do know of one couple that refused to stay there after seeing the cleanliness of the room. I realize this is an older hotel, but... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were laid over in Fargo because of vehicle troubles. The room was basic, rundown and very dated. We were glad to get a room. The price was low and matched what the room delivered. Breakfast was also very basic; we went elsewhere. Toast, cereal, donuts, coffee and juice. The day staff person I think was management or perhaps an... More

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Earlysville, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Vista Inn treated me well during the 3 days I stayed there. It was quiet, the lot is big enough for a long rig to turn around and everything in my room worked just fine. The front desk folks were helpful and friendly. I will stay here again next time I'm in Fargo.

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Bismarck, North Dakota, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I had to make a reservation for a business trip. My plans changed and when I called to cancel the room the manager told me that I couldn't. No where on the website does it give cancelation information. He was very rude on the phone. I would never stay there in the future. Find a different hotel.

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Winnipeg, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

In town for the Fargo Marathon, we booked this because of the price and availability. Somewhat apprehensive due to reviews that we saw, but were pleasantly surprised. Rooms were clean and spacious enough. Bathrooms were nice, however, the towels were quite thin for bath towels. The breakfast was okay, but only toast and cereal. Rooms had microwaves and fridges, which... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We have stayed there for a number of years for the bowling tournament down the road. Pros - it is cheap with discount for bowlers. If you like to gamble you can play blackjack in there bar area. Workers were friendly and accommodating to our early arrival. Cons - very outdated, breakfast use to be excellent there with a brunch... More

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

I stayed at your hotel in Fargo, ND this last weekend. Let me say that it was the second worst hotel I have ever stayed in. The staff is rude and not helpful at all. We needed an extra blanket and we called the front desk, they told my mother they were too busy to bring it so if she... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

The entire hotel is disgusting. The service terrible!!!! It looked ok from the photos which are all misleading. We got to our room and were upset to find no locks on the inside of the room at all - nothing to stop hotel staff from entering any time night or day. The tv was broken - knocked sideways and when... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Needed a cheap night and this one looked okay from the photos. NOT HAPPENING AGAIN!! First thing we noticed was the hotel was confusing and smelly. The doors to the hallways are unlocked, and the keys to our room could be easily duplicated due to the nature of their design. Our room smelled musty and stale. A face towel in... More

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Checked trip advisor before booking two nights. No other choice most other hotels were booked. I can't see how this hotel is two and a half stars. Most reviews were on the mark. It does smell like cheap cologne and puke when you walk through the door. Very dated and not well maintained. Pool area was ok , small cold... More

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OSD, director operations support at Vista Inn & Suites, responded to this review

thank you for your comments. All your comments are greatly valued. I apologize for the condition of your room. Obviously you did not get one of the rooms that we are in the process of renovating. I wish we had the opportunity to address your concerns. We have a 100% guarantee satisfaction policy, and I'm sure we could' have made... More

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Additional Information about Vista Inn & Suites

Address: 1340 South 21st Avenue, Fargo, ND 58103 (Formerly Prairie Rose Inn)
Location: United States > North Dakota > Fargo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Vista Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 101
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