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Cape Superior Inn

5133 North Shore Scenic Dr, Duluth, MN 55804
Cape Superior Inn

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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

My husband and I decided to marry in Duluth at Stoney Point. Our reception was next door at the Clearwater Event Center and Grille. Cape Superior Inn was close, convenient, and best of all- had amazing staff and the cleanest rooms I have ever come across! We checked out all surrounding hotels/motels/beds and breakfasts- but I knew Cape Superior was... More 

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Kim G, Manager at Cape Superior Inn, responded to this review

Hi Vanessa: We are so happy that you had a great stay with us. (Especially on your wedding day/night.) We would love to have you stay with us again. Best wishes to you and your husband. Many many happy years to come. Sincerely, Kim-Manager Cape Superior Inn. More 

Dodgeville, Wisconsin, United States
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We entered our upstairs room & all you could smell was a strong urine scent. We had to have a fan in the window blowing air out the entire time we stayed. I'm not sure if it was due to this hotel being pet friendly or the urine stains on the mattress. It was very unpleasant! We tried to use... More 

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Kim G, Manager at Cape Superior Inn, responded to this review

Hi Jennifer: I am very sorry your stay with us was not a positive one. You mentioned a smell in the room. It had to have been the smell of the new carpet that we recently had replaced in the room you stayed in. It does have that certain smell. We do have pet friendly rooms but they are not... More 

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Minneapolis MN
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This was my 3rd stay here, though the previous 2 were many many years ago and 10 years apart (also back when it was the Lakeview Castle). This was an impromptu trip to Duluth for Labor Day Weekend, and most downtown Duluth hotels were either sold out or wanted over $250/night, which is crazy to me. I took a chance... More 

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Kim G, Manager at Cape Superior Inn, responded to this review

Hi Ellie: Thank you so much for your visit with us at Cape Superior Inn. I am very pleased we made your stay with us a happy one. We would love to have you stay with us again in the future. Kim-Manager More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Bottom line – would I stay here again… yes. My wife had event in the Duluth area and we needed a motel room for 3 nights. There was so much going on in the area that rooms were hard to come by, and if you found one it was more than a little pricey. Would I have stayed at a... More 

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Kim G, Manager at Cape Superior Inn, responded to this review

Hi David: We were happy to have you stay with us at Cape Superior Inn. I am happy about your review. It is always a pleasure to hear a good review and if there is something that we need to improve on I will make sure we do. Thank you for your review. Sincerely, Kim-Manager More 

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26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Went to the Hotel on a business trip to Duluth. I was surprised to see the new updates which were added and not there last time I stayed. There was a new flat screen TV and new fridge plus newly decorated room. It is next door to a great bar and restaurant with a huge deck. For the money this... More 

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Kim G, Manager at Cape Superior Inn, responded to this review

Hi Jimbo: We were happy to have you stay with us. We are always trying ways to improve and it is very nice to see that our guests notice the changes on their returning stays. We would love to have you stay with us again. Sincerely, Kim-Manager More 

Minot, North Dakota
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My room was given away without my permission despite being reserved with a credit card AND getting a confirmation email. Terrible customer service over the phone. They left me a voicemail asking if I still wanted the room, and by the time I called back 3 hours later (because I was at work and couldn't answer my phone), my room... More 

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Kim G, Manager at Cape Superior Inn, responded to this review

Hi: My name is Kim the Manager of Cape Superior Inn. I am responding to a reponse about the person stating that I gave her room away even though she reserved it with a credit card. I am going to tell you the actual facts of the situation. Jenna called and wanted to reserve a room for a wedding that... More 

Chadron, Nebraska
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

I love this place! I spent hours online trying to find a place. We decided to just wing it and happened upon this place. This is not a new place but very comfortable and the best view of Lake Superior.

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Kim G, Manager at Cape Superior Inn, responded to this review

Hi Kaisertire: Thank you for staying with us here at Cape Superior Inn. We are happy you enjoyed your stay. We would love to have you visit again. Sincerely, Kim-Manager More 

Moline, Illinois
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Dirty, smelly outdated, room not as pictured, clerks not available, refused to refund money for night not used. There was no phone in the room, windows drafty and heat was minimal. TV got one channel. coffeepot had leftover coffee pack in it, microwave was filthy on top and sides, I didn't want to touch anything and kept shoes on the... More 

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Kim G, Manager at Cape Superior Inn, responded to this review

Hi: I am the Manager of Cape Superior Inn. Our office ours are 10 AM-10PM . I live on site. If our guests need anything they can come to the office within our office hours. The customer called me and we made a reservation on line. He gave me his email address so that I could send him confirmation of... More 

Rochester, MN
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

This is the perfect place if you want to get away from the craziness of the Duluth harbor. The view couldn't be better and the restaurant next door is top notch. A few updates may be in order, but if you want top of the line, you'll pay for it and it's the view that will keep me coming back... More 

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Kim G, Manager at Cape Superior Inn, responded to this review

Hi Katie: I am very pleased you stayed with and enjoyed your stay. Since your visit we have actually updated our rooms. We would love to have you stay with us again. Sincerely, Kim-Manager More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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57 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

Duluth does not have an abundance of reasonably priced lodging, especially during a Saturday night during peak fall color. I was happy to find this for $100/night- no breakfast. It is relatively quiet as far as road noise, since it is on old Highway 61 and so near Lake Superior you could here the waves rolling in. Unfortunately, the Clearwater... More 

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Kevin S, Manager at Cape Superior Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for posting! The night you stayed was a bit busy next door, since they had two large wedding receptions. Most of the nights are not like that, and I hope that you give us another chance in the future. We are working on upgrades to all of the rooms, to get them out of the 70's decor. Hope... More 

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