The robbery took place around 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Dothan Plaza Inn on Ross Clark Circle.
Police said the robber never showed a weapon but claimed he had one. He got away with an undisclosed amount of money.
Police are looking for a white male, about 5’9” with long hair and a scruffy beard.
Crimestoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information that leads to his arrest. Their number is 793-7000.