I have stayed at the Northern Hotel several times when in the area on business and I have never been disappointed. I have had several rooms, large and small, and they are all comfortable, clean and well appointed. But the best thing of all about the rooms are the showers - they are the most powerful I have ever experienced.
The bar area is cosy and welcoming and the food is fine also.
All in all, a very nice place to stay, whether on business or for pleasure.