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Northern Lights Inn

306 Highway US 2 East, Rugby, ND 58368
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bismarck, North Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed here many times. Jackie at the front desk is wonderful. Always helpful with anything that we need. We did have 1 problem with our stay but Jackie and Sandy (manager) took care of everything. We like this hotel because they are pet friendly and we are able to bring our dachshunds with.

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Big Sandy, Montana
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Just stayed 3 nights with my wife and 2 children, ages 7 and 5. We had a pool side room with easy access to a large field where I was able to walk my Springer Spaniel. It was a tad humid with the pool being that close, somewhat dated but very comfortable hotel and well located to the job interviewing/exploring... More 

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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336 reviews 336 reviews
95 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

It is hard for older hotels to keep up with some of the new competition they face. They have worked hard to keep the place neat and clean. Room was fine, bed was comfortable. Things have been updated but you just know it is an older facility, but not old enough that we can think historical. Had a conference here.... More 

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Bugtussle, Kentucky, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

I think my family has found a new meeting-place (half-way between our homes which are across the state). I was a bit skeptical when we pulled up and had doors that opened to the outside, but the rooms were clean, with brand-new carpet and furnishings and comfortable beds. We had a great breakfast at the adjoining Dakota Farms restaurant and... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013 via mobile

We had 3 adults in one room for $84. The room was clean and the beds were comfortable. The price included a limited choice, but filling breakfast. It is an Econolodge but there are no signs with that name on the building. A lot of oil workers stay here and were in a large group in the parking lot partying... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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185 reviews 185 reviews
116 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Way over priced for what what you get! Even tho there is an Oil boom, they are doing Hwy robbery. They dont tell you that the hotel was built in the 50's, 60's and that they have to mask the smell of the halls by airfreshiners. Internet says pool and hot tub but they dont tell you when you book... More 

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Bottineau, North Dakota
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

My business associates and I while traveling decided to try out this Restaurant, called Dakota Farms, of which is in the same building as the Northern Lights Motel. First impression of walking into Restaurant: Table Set-ups appeared to be High Priced Restaurant. We took a table by the Windows. A CLEAN and decorative restaurant. We were greeted by our Waiter... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

A behemoth of a non-descript, industrial-looking bldg. that has had renovations inside. huge room (micro and fridge) overlooking giant, clean pool. felt as if i was living in the hull of a huge ship next to the engine room. parking lot filled with pickup trucks. nightly rate ($90) reflects the oil boom in the area. one nice surprise-- breakfast voucher... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Stayed there in August 2012. The hot tub which was attached to the pool had live black centipedes in it. Later in the middle of the night found out our room had more black centipedes in it. Complained to the front desk and was told we the manager didn't work that weekend so had to call long distanced from home... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

I have to be honest I wasn't expecting a lot judging from the exterior. The lobby is poorly marked from the exterior. However, the room was very clean and comfy. The bathroom was a little dated but functioned well. I requested a microwave and fridge which were very nice. Price was quite high but it is the only option I... More 

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