Railfan Motels

Motels & Hotels with a railroad view

MOORHEAD, MINNESOTA -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Moorhead, MN - Travelodge and Suites Fargo/Moorhead   

Address:    3027 S Frontage Rd                                        Phone: 218-233-5333  

Location/ Directions: Take I-94 West to Exit 2 (Cty 52) in Moorhead. At Top of exit continue straight. This is 34th Street. Continue on this until you reach Highway 10 (approximately 2 miles). Turn left on Highway 10. Take this one block and turn left (There is a McDonalds on the corner) Turn right after McDonalds and the hotel is on the left.

Average Price (Checked Jul 2010):   $72.00                           AAA Rated:          Stars: (n/a)

About Hotel: 3-Stories, Interior Corridors, Elevator, Free Continental Breakfast including Waffles, Free High Speed Internet, Indoor Pool, Whirlpool, Truck/RV Parking, Free pass to 24-Hour Fitness Center next door, Complimentary USA Today available Weekdays, In-Room Coffee Makers, Business Center and Guest Laundry, Expanded cable TV with HBO, ESPN, CNN, MSN, Free Parking with Plug-Ins, Pets Welcome, Suites incl. Microwave, Fridge, Iron and Board, Complimentary Local and Toll Free Calls.

Railroad View:  Excellent.  All rooms in the motel will have a railroad view; best views will be from the railroad (south) end of the building, upper floors are better depending on parking lot status.  (1st floor will have a view, unless a high profile vehicle parks in the way).  Good photographs can be taken from the parking lot.  About 40 trains a day pass the motel during a 24-hour period.

Railroad past Hotel:  BNSF Railway / Amtrak (Empire Builder # 7 + # 8, daily).

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Comments: Great place / town to stay in if in the area.

Picture Comments: Pictures from the window taken from 3rd floor, south end of the building.  Right: BNSF local freight heading eastbound shot with a slight zoom.