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South Pier Inn on the Canal

#1 of 34 Hotels in Duluth
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2.5 of 5
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701 South Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Quiet hotel in a great location! Canal Park is just a short walk away. Rooms offer a spectacular view of the harbor, canal, and lift bridge. Clean and comfortable rooms that offer a lot of privacy to their guests. Whirlpool and fireplace are a nice touch. Staff are friendly and courteous. Great hotel choice for a romantic couples weekend! We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great family owned hotel. Loved the whirlpool, fireplace and sheets (softest I've ever felt). Breathtaking views and welcoming atmosphere. Within walking distance of canal park shops/restaurants but far enough away from the noise. Amazing hotel for a romantic getaways.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure to request or reserve a Canal or Bay View. Every room has hot tub and fireplace. We sat in the hot tub while watching Ore Ships move through the canal. Enjoyed a nice Sammy's Pizza on the small but cozy patio that was attached to the room. Want to go for a walk on the beach, just cross... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Qieter hotel due to no pool so family with kids tend not to stay. The view is wonderful & breath taking. Loved the jacuzzi tub & fireplace. Staff where very friendly & welcoming. The sheets on the bed where some of the softest sheets I have ever had at a hotel & the towels where nice & big & soft.

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

We stayed there with a Groupon coupon and had a room next to the lift bridge overlooking the water. When the ships came through we could see the buttons on the shirts of the people on the ship. Thats pretty close. Room was large and clean and the location is away from downtown so it is very quiet. The rates... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

My husband and I recently stayed at the South Pier Inn on the Canal. What an amazing stay! Staff were so friendly and knowledgeable of the area. The room was fabulous! Big windows overlooking the canal gave us a great view of the city and we had a wonderful view of Bentleyville across the water. We were so close to... More 

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Deer River, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Great location right on the harbor by canal bridge. Easy walk to Canel Park. Could see Bentlyville lights from room. Beautiful room with fireplace, hot tub and balcony. Definitely would stay again. Loved it!

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

This was a comfortable hotel - just a walk across the Lift Bridge from Canal Park. The room was clean, views of harbor were great, and breakfast was good. There was a pool, but we didn't try it out. We were able to walk to all of the great places on Canal park- restaurants, shops, and museums.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

This hotel exceeded expectations in every way! The rooms were immaculately cleaned and uniquely designed, the owners extremely kind, the view of the bridge was unparalleled, and the closeness to Canal Park was so short we could walk! Recommending to everyone we meet! Thanks for an amazing vacation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Refreshing, calming room layout, classic lobby with welcoming staff. Owners very open and accepting. Easy to locate. Great parking. A 5-10 minute walk to many unique shops and restaurants. Quiet atmosphere even with the lift bridge and passing of the long boats, which we raced to the window or out on the lawn to watch navigate the very narrow inlet..... More 

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