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The Hotel Donaldson

#14 of 49 Hotels in Fargo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A beautifully restored historic building with a modern interior. I was impressed with the attention to small detail that made our stay special and uniquely Fargo. First, we received an advance email welcoming us, outlining check-in procedures and inviting us to the hotel's nightly wine and cheese reception. The rooms include art by local artists, with opportunities for purchase. Nightly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband had been saying for awhile he wanted to go to revisit Fargo. Said he had read about its revamped downtown. So, a quick overnight getaway. The hotel's design is wonderful! Clean modern lines in layout and furniture, exposed brick, pale wood and white linens. The bathroom is good size, but ours did not have a bathtub, in case... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fargo is a great little town, and The Hotel Donaldson is an excellent place to stay. The rooms are suite style and are a great size. Rooms were very clean and nicely appointed. Mini-bar was well-stocked, and truffles at turndown were amazing. Coffee and some muffins are delivered in the morning free of charge, but you may order room service.... More 

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Hotel Donaldson for the Fargo Marathon and it was even better than we expected. Beautifully decorated, wonderful happy hour, and the friendliest hotel staff that I have ever encountered. Hotel Donaldson went over and above to accommodate us!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This boutique hotel has been around for about a decade and has an attached restaurant ( HoDo) .We have been frequent visitors over the years. In our most recent stay I was struck by the reality that although the food was faithful to the 'organic and local' theme, it simply was not that tasty. The wine list was good but... More 

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Williamsville, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

This was my first visit to Fargo and did not know what to expect. Chose this hotel because of the art and the description on their website. I had an amazing stay! The staff is exceptional particularly Tanner, Colter, Drew, Tree, Leslie, Graham. I fell in love with this hotel and can't wait to stay here again. Beautiful rooftop bar,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

I want to visit Fargo again just to stay at this hotel! Every room is designed differently by an artist. The atmosphere is very relaxing but posh at the same time. The restaurant has fabulous food and live music. I consider The Donaldson a destination.

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Lebanon, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

This review is for their restaurant. We had reservations for a very busy Mother's Day Brunch. They got us a table very close to our reservation time. The buffet area was a little bit cramped and not clear of which direction people should go, but the food was quite good. They had an omelet and crepe station which was very... More 

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Fullerton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

The architectual and interior design of this small contemporary hotel is amazing. It catches your eye and brings you in to their world of local art and spacious living. The service is great. They are so nice and receptive of your needs but not in a fake Disneyland kind of way. We loved the 8 pm room turndown and truffles.... More 

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Andover, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

I have never slept in an art gallery before. Each of the 17 rooms at “HoDo” features paintings by a different local artist. My room had a dozen beautiful paintings. The renovation of this old hotel has been completed with excellent taste, a lovely mixture of colors and textures, and every amenity you could wish for. When you return to... More 

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Amenities

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

Additional Information about The Hotel Donaldson

Address: 101 Broadway, Fargo, ND 58102
Location: United States > North Dakota > Fargo
Price Range: $197 - $230 (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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