$63 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Feb 22, 2015 Check-out: Feb 25, 2015

Howard Johnson Inn Fargo Downtown

2 stars
301 3rd Ave North, Fargo, ND 58102
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.2
out of 5
62 reviews
Awesome location, room service, bar

On the edge of the most hopping part of downtown Fargo, so easy walking to sights, restaurants,... See full review

  • horizoner
  • Dec 24, 2014
Simply Perfect

Fast friendly check in, Super Comfortable Bed. Heat worked great and shower had adequate flow... See full review

  • Calibration Ron
  • Oct 30, 2014
Spend your next fun-filled vacation at this Howard Johnson Inn Fargo Downtown located in the heart of historic downtown Fargo, and just minutes from Hector International airport. Wonder at the historic planes on display at Fargo Air Museum less than five miles away, or see a Viking ship at the Heritage Hjemkomst Interpretive Center. Take the family to The Childrens Museum at Yunker Farm, Thunder Road Family Fun Park, or Red River Zoo. After an exciting day, relax with a meal at the on-site Sidestreet Grill and Pub. Wake up to a complimentary Rise and Dine continental breakfast, swim in the indoor pool and relax in the hot tub or outdoor courtyard. Ideal for business and leisure travelers, complimentary wireless Internet access, catered meeting space, and fitness center are available. Comfortable guest rooms include microwave and refrigerator. Suites and handicapped-accessible rooms are available. Pets are welcome at this smoke-free lodging.

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Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Heated pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Free local telephone calls
Ice machine
Activities
Heated pool
Exercise gym
Jacuzzi
Casino
Game room
Dining
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Vending machines
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
ATM/Cash machine
Security
Wake-up service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
FAX
Conference facilities
Copy service
Audio visual equipment
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Parking
Outdoor parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Wheel chair access
Accessible parking
Room
Safe
AM/FM alarm clock
Desk with lamp
Free newspaper
Microwave
TV remote control
Cribs available
Ironing board

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (62)

Ratings and reviews for Howard Johnson Inn Fargo Downtown

Overall score

3.2 / 5
5.01.0
62 out of 62
Amenities:
3.2
Cleanliness:
3.4
Hotel staff:
3.8
Comfort:
3.4
Location:
3.6
Value:
3.5

73% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Melisa T.
Business
Fargo
Jan 22, 2015

Weekend

Hotel is nice right next to the river and downtown so its an easy walk to dining and entertainment.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
horizoner
Business
Juneau
Dec 24, 2014

Awesome location, room service, bar

On the edge of the most hopping part of downtown Fargo, so easy walking to sights, restaurants, night life, but the hotel itself is quiet. The room service menu is not to be missed, and the bar located on the far side of the hotel is awesome, great contemporary crowd and hipster/dive/watering hole atmosphere. Fargo is surprisingly cool, and the downtown HoJo makes a tempered contribution to the great scene.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Howard Johnson Inn Fargo Downtown

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Calibration Ron
Business
Shakopee, MN, USA
Oct 30, 2014

Simply Perfect

Fast friendly check in, Super Comfortable Bed. Heat worked great and shower had adequate flow followed by a soft towel. Breakfast in the morning was another pleasant surprise with a variety of items to please anyone. All this at an affordable price. Got in too late to enjoy the pool or hot tub, but they looked outstanding. I will go out of my way to stay here again. I would plan a weekend getaway with my wife and stay here, yes Fargo!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Continental Breakfast at the motel. Scrambled eggs 2 ways, French toast, chocolate muffin tops, great coffee and the list goes on.

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Review of Howard Johnson Inn Fargo Downtown

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Fargos NDs Travelers
Business
Fargo
Oct 25, 2014

All necessities met

Hotel had everything necessary for a week at work.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Howard Johnson Inn Fargo Downtown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Nanne up north
Business
Blackduck, MN
Oct 22, 2014

Hospital testing

This is a perfect hotel for someone going to Sanford Medical Center...it is within walking distance. The staff was friendly, breakfast was very good with healthy food options and our room was very clean. The pool looked lovely and bathing suits will be in our bags for our next stay. This certainly met our needs and we will be booking a room again next week.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Howard Johnson Inn Fargo Downtown

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Mike The Suit Man
Business
Minnesota
Oct 19, 2014

Good location downtown Fargo

Very average motel, very dated decor and little to enjoy on amenities. Worst ever when I discovered no bath towels in the bathroom after taking a shower!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Howard Johnson Inn Fargo Downtown

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
eat sh
Business
salol,nm
Aug 26, 2014

not to bad

has what you need food and bar seemed quiet ok for short stays

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Howard Johnson Inn Fargo Downtown

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Hannah Soccer Mom
Business
Aberdeen, South Dakota
Jul 2, 2014

Tournament weekend

The staff was very friendly. The pool area was a nice big open area complete with a 2 foot pool for young ones and a 3-10 foot pool for the swimmers. My kids loved the pool! We noticed the carpet in the room was a little dirty as the sole of our socks ended up a little on the dark side. Beds were clean and comfortable and the continental breakfast was tasty. Also centrally located, which was nice.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Howard Johnson Inn Fargo Downtown

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Steve eieow
Business
Dl, mn
Jun 29, 2014

Clean rooms, good location

Just needed a place to stay in downtown fargo. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. Great price for the location.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Howard Johnson Inn Fargo Downtown

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
6K8R Dad
Business
Minneapolis
Jun 9, 2014

close to downtown good and bad

great location near downtown shops, but clientele tends to be loud and don't expect to get to sleep until well after bar close on the weekends - room was too noisy for me - from a loud refrigerator to an a/c unit that would constantly turn off an on as the temp changed - i prefer a constant fan noise - especially to drown out drunken idiots in the parking lot or hallway (this happened both friday and saturday night). i was very envious of the radisson down the street - the high rise would keep you away from street level noise.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Downtown Fargo - Broadway offers several little boutique shops and great little restaurants.

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