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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Denver
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118 reviews 118 reviews
15 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While passing through Duluth for the first time we were in search of a unique hotel experience and we believe that we found it in this property. You cannot beat the location for walking to dining and sightseeing. We were not able to get a water view, but that was okay as we do not spend a great deal of... More

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Eagan, Minnesota
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location on Park Point, next to the lift bridge. Binoculars provided, so you could get a really close look at activity in the harbor. Request a room with a harbor view, not a parking lot view. It will cost more, but it's worth it! Will stay here again.

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Elmhurst, IL
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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a modern motel (doors on the parking lot) across the lift bridge from Duluth. The room we had was a suite, with a pull out bed and jacuzzi in the main room and a comfortable bedroom. All the amenities you would expect: flat TVs, DVD, wireless, fridge, sink, towels and robes. Everything was clean and neat. The only... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for our honeymoon. Our room was clean and romantic. Our room had a jacuzzi tub and a fireplace. The view was amazing. You are situated right by the lift bridge. It's also very quiet and within walking distance to canal park. The only complaint I would have is for the price you pay they... More

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minneapolis, mn
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178 reviews 178 reviews
59 hotel reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

South Pier Inn is located immediately across the Lift Bridge: walking distance to the Canal Park area but also slightly removed. Smaller, very friendly staff, modest free breakfast, clean rooms with views, jacuzzis and fireplaces. Rooms with higher numbers (700+) face the inner Western Harbor--no lift bridge view, but also quieter--no lift bridge traffic hum and much quieter for boat... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has it all: Close to restaurants and shops, Huge ships coming through the canal just yards from the hotel, close to the beach for walking and swimming, lift bridge just out the door, beautiful rooms. Enjoy!!!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the South Pier Inn in June 2014. We had a nice suite. It had a great view of the harbor/Bay. It was very clean. A very short walk to everything in Canal Park. Right over the bridge and we were having cocktails at Grandmas! We were able to sit out on our balcony and watch sailboats. The... More

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Michigan City, Indiana
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69 reviews 69 reviews
14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We splurged on the upper panoramic view and are thrilled we did. To see the Canal Bridge being raised and watch the ships and boats come in and out - what could be better? The suite was very comfortable with a fluffy down comforter and cozy pillows. Probably the best night of sleep I've gotten in a hotel room. Bathroom... More

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Winona, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I came here with my boyfriend, and we weren't looking for a hotel crowded with kids and something very quiet and we were very satisfied with our choice. It was right across the lift bridge so at any hour of the day/night you had beautiful views. The whirlpool was amazing and very relaxing. The beds were pretty comfortable. Even though... More

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Minnesota
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9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Duluth has created a tourist district, Canal Park, with many shops and restaurants. The district ends at the famous Lift Bridge, beyond which there are only private houses. Except for the South Pier Inn, which sits exactly at the end of the bridge. The view is unique and wonderful, it is a 2-minute walk to the tourist district, but it... More

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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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