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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 #3 of 32 Hotels in Duluth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars NEW

We spent the weekend here while were in Duluth for our daughter's competition. Canal Park was either all booked or the rooms available were terribly overpriced for a pretty standard room. I found this place right on Park Point just outside of the crowds and congestion of Canal Park and the price for a suite was very reasonable. It has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had two rooms, one a top-floor corner sweet with a 270 degree view from the Aerial Lift Bridge to Superior Bay. It was late December and extremely cold, but the fireplace warmed the room up quickly. I'm giving this a five star (button?) review, though I agree with a couple other reviewers who noted that the breakfast is minimal... More 

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Stacy, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have made many trips to the Duluth area in the past but this was our first stay at this hotel...and it definitely will not be our last! The room was wonderful. We overlooked the harbor and saw ships come & go right from our room along with our morning coffee-amazing! The room was nice, clean & quiet with a... More 

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Chisago City, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 January 18, 2015

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 January 1, 2015

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 January 1, 2015

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

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 December 27, 2014

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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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
South Pier Inn Duluth
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Duluth
#5 Family Hotel in Duluth

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