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Northern Lights Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Spent our last night in Iceland here. After checking in, meetingng our charming staff and and a wonderful dinner on location, Tim gave us a ride to the Blue Lagoon. We returned to find a resident photography lover Malcolm who was more than happy to help get my camera ready for a night outside. A perfect ending to a perfect...

1Thank Jo C
Minot, North Dakota
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Older hotel but exceptionally clean. Seven of us got stranded there during a blizzard, entire town was shut down, restaurant staff was unable to get in to work and the hotel staff provided breakfast, a hot lunch and cold cuts for supper. Only 2 employees for over 24 hrs due to the roads being closed and they were amazing. Would...

2Thank tamyrak
Reviewed 14 October 2016

While the location is remote the price is very good and the room was clean and the bed was comfortable. If I was going to stay here again I would opt out of the free breakfast, which we all know isn't free. You can get a cheaper room rate by not taking the breakfast. The breakfast is at the on...

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moody tx
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Nice place but over priced but everything is hi dollar in North Dakota very clean but rates were high for a motel 6 type motel I was with a volunteer group called farm rescue but that's life !! Oh wrll

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is an older facility - in need of some lightening up (the tiny lobby was going through a remodel - hope it continues throughout the motel). The rooms are dark with the olive green tubs and toilets bringing back memories of the 70's. But it was clean and comfortable. The indoor pool was popular - although I didn't partake....

1Thank pacnw4043
Olympia, Washington, United States
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Spent 10 days here for family events and had a very pleasant stay. Its an older property but seems to be well taken care of and the rooms are clean. We stayed in the "West Wing" where you can park right outside your room door and that was very handy. The housekeeping staff, although they start relatively early in the...

1Thank Robert S
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

This hotel is older but was just fine. We were able to park by our entrance and although on 2nd floor, it was close. The bed was not as comfy as we like, but the shower made up for it...great pressure. Vouchers for breakfast at the connected restaurant was wonderful. They could use softer, bigger towels. We didn't use the...

1Thank Pat H
San Diego, California
Reviewed 8 July 2016

I had to do the fair in Rugby in my incarnation as a nationally performing family comic ventriloquist and stayed at this hotel. I LOVED IT. I found nothing to dislike. 1)they give you a voucher for a free breakfast at the adjoining restaurant with a slew of choices. And it is a REAL rpt REAL breakfast. 2)Very comfortable room...

1Thank Joe G
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Our room was older and dated, but clean. The attached restaurant is excellent and the free breakfast options provided thru the restaurant were great. (So much better than the typical continental fare.) In-room coffee and HBO. It was a comfortable stay.

1Thank Georgiechick
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 8 June 2016

An older hotel, well kept & clean...very comfortable mattress...a/c heater works well...with a restaurant and a hot breakfast included...a pool for the kids... you could do a lot worse in the thinly populated high plains...plus, their lost & found dept. mailed us an item we left in the room, no charge...

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  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Northern Lights Inn

Address: 306 Highway US 2 East, Rugby, ND 58368
Region: United States > North Dakota > Rugby
Price Range: RM366 - RM414 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Northern Lights Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Econo Hotel Rugby
Econo Lodge Rugby
Rugby Econo Lodge
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Rooms in the "West Wing" while away from the main hotel are convenient for parking”
80bobs, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rugby is the geographical centre of North America & heartland energies are great so all the rooms sleep well.”
altheas2014, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Inside and outside rooms - ask for your choice at the time you reserve”
jolynep, 11 May 2015 | Read review
“If you are uncomfortable with doors that open to the outside, ask for one of the rooms in the main part of the hotel. If you don't want or are unable to drag your luggage to an interior room, the exterior rooms are clean and newly remodeled, as well.”
846LauraC846, 12 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Ground level west side, great parking, less walking traffic, you can sit outside weather permitting and enjoy the evening.”
WingRider2011, 29 Jul 2012 | Read review
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