The borders at Honduras are kind of insane. Read more here for people's individual experiences. Don't let the border officials push you around - don't overpay! Several people have reported much better border experiences crossing the more Northern border between Guatemala and Honduras, rather than the southern borders near the Pacific. Food for thought if you're planning your trip.
Read more about borders, road conditions, and hotels in Honduras in this article.
Fun fact: Honduras means "depths" in Spanish. Columbus is traditionally quoted as having written "Gracias a Dios que hemos salido de esas Honduras" (English: "Thank God we have come out of those depths").