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South Pier Inn on the Canal

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   701 South Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802
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Ranked #4 of 32 Hotels in Duluth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chisago City, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First of all, let me say this place is AWESOME!!! The location is to die for.....however, there are just a couple of things that could be improved on. First off, the water pressure is very low, barely enough to enjoy a good shower. Second, for as much as they charge, even for a regular room, you would think they would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for our 34th wedding anniversary and EVERYTHING was perfect! The view is amazing! The whirlpool tub, fireplace and balcony along with the vaulted ceiling and fan made this a luxurious experience. The design ensures a private, quiet stay. We've stayed at other Duluth hotels in the past and have had terrible experiences. We will make South Pier our... More 

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Itasca, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at several hotels in the Canal Park area, none compare to this hotel. It does not have a pool but it does have incredible views of the canal and the bay area. We stayed in rooms 501, 103, 601 and 602. (our choice) 602 is called the panoramic suite and has vaulted ceilings. 601 is called the... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was absolutely magnificent. The views were spectacular from the sleeping room and the living room. The fireplace, the hot tub, the lift bridge going up to let the ship pass through, the fireworks at Bentleyville; it kept getting better and better. The room was very clean; staff exceptionally helpful; parking was easy. I will go back again and... More 

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Baxter, Minnesota, United States
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed our stay The room was clean, the staff helpful and friendly. We will stay again !! We stayed just one night but, plan to stay longer next visit ! The FREE breakfast was very tasty and fresh !!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Clean and nice rooms. We stayed in the lower panoramic suite and just loved it. We got to see several boats go through the lift bridge. Restaurants we just a very short walk away. The views of Duluth and the water was just spectacular!!!! Room had all you could ask for. Microwave, fridge, stereo and a balcony you could actually... More 

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Danbury, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Excellent spotless clean hotel with almost a resort type feel great extremely friendly and knowledgable staff excellent location great location without the hassle of parking in canal park and family owned makes it a great place to stay

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Deerwood, Minnesota, United States
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary at the South Pier Inn. Stayed 2 nights The staff is very helpful and very friendly. Our room had a fireplace, large 2 person jetted tub and the view out the window was facinating, enchanting, and absolutely gorgeous! Warching the huge ships coming and going, even while lying in bed, also watching the sheets of... More 

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North Branch, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Honestly, I didn't think it would be as nice as it was. I could live in a place like this. Well maintained, tastefully decorated. We had a view of the harbor which was fine for us. The ducks liked it on our side and would not have been visible on the canal side. We would have just walked to everything... More 

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Fort Frances, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We like staying at this place it is close to the activities on the Canal. We like to watch the ships pass by. The rooms are not big but they are cozy. If you want to be close to everything without paying a large amount of money this is the place to be.

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Address: 701 South Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Duluth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — South Pier Inn on the Canal 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
South Pier Inn On The Canal Hotel Duluth
South Pier Duluth
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Duluth
#6 Family Hotel in Duluth

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