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The Hotel Donaldson

101 Broadway, Fargo, ND 58102
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Ranked #5 of 45 hotels in Fargo
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Minneapolis, MN
12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were in town for a concert at the civic center and had a really nice stay at this hotel. We loved the room itself, the artwork around the building and in the rooms, and the upscale loft feel of the hotel in general. The room was spacious and included a sitting area with a TV, a few nice big... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a night to celebrate anniversary. Had dinner at the HoDo. It wasn't an inexpensive experience, but we felt we got our moneys worth. I would recommend this hotel to anyone that wants a unique experience in Downtown Fargo.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is pricy for Fargo but would cost double in any other city. It is small - 17 rooms, each individual -- and the attention to detail is keen and much appreciated. Even the Do Not Disturb - or "Sssh" -- signs are tasteful. My room, 12, was enormous, with high, exposed beam ceilings, track lighting, an incredibly comfortable... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Smack in the center of an interesting and lively part of town, only 11 minutes from Fargo's Hector airport, this place is a gem. A building preserved from its century-plus roots, this comfortable yet hip establishment surprised me. I arrived quite late after a seriously delayed flight but despite the post-midnight hour I was welcomed warmly -good thing since it... More

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We've stayed at the hotel a number of times, but there are some things about the hotel that don't meet our satisfaction. We had to ask for additional pillows -- only three provided on a king bed -- which they happily provided. Only option for bedding is a large comforter, not even a sheet that can be used by itself.... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Could not fault this hotel. Had high expectations are they were met! Felt like we were staying in Soho NYC rather than little old Fargo. Staff were friendly on arrival and there was plenty of wine, cheese and snacks to go around for the free wine hour. Rooms were homely as promised and a welcome change from the sanitized chain... More

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New York City, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

The Hotel Donaldson is, hands down, the best hotel I can remember, and I've stayed in a lot of them over the years. Even if you have no business in Fargo, the hotel is worth the trip on its own merits. Each room is not only beautiful, each with unique original art, but every detail of the furnishings has been... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

This is one of our favourite hotels. We have been going to this hotel now for years and there is nothing that compares to this hotel. It's so unique. Each room we have stayed in (we have tried lots of different rooms) are so different. The beds are to die for, the rooms are extremely clean! The food is very... More

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Gig Harbor, Washington
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

I've been wanting to stay at the HoDo for a long time but they are always totally booked. There is a reason! My stay was fantastic!! I highly recommend staying here. Take full advantage of all the amenities; 5-6 wine and cheese, roof top hot tub and the bar are must do's. Enjoy!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

The Hotel Donaldson is without question one of the best boutique hotels I've stayed in. And given that I've travelled extensively for work and pleasure thru more than 40 countries over the last 25 years, I think it's fair to say I've seen a few. What's most remarkable perhaps, is that it's in Fargo, North Dakota. My very large king... More

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Also Known As:
Donaldson Hotel Fargo
Address: 101 Broadway, Fargo, ND 58102
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Location: United States > North Dakota > Fargo
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Fargo
#11 Business Hotel in Fargo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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