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South Pier Inn on the Canal

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 reviewed 6 days ago
788Pamela_O_12 Maplewood, Minnesota, United States
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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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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Maplewood, Minnesota, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We decided to go to Duluth to watch the 4th of July fireworks. This hotel was recommended to us by a friend and we liked it so much we have reserved a room for the same time next year. Its a small hotel, very nice. Rooms are bright and clean with big windows and a small balcony. Liked the private... More

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Tacoma, Washington
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just came back from an awesome stay at South Pier Inn. You can walk to everything that downtown Duluth has to offer and enjoy a long walk down the beach. Watching the ships pass by your room is a unique experience. You won't be disappointed!

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Clarksville, Missouri
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Duluth, and this hotel is perfect. I would definitely go back. Like another reviewer said - great views, luxurious rooms and fantastic location - close proximity to Canal Park but great seclusion. Pros: *Close to all the action but also secluded. *Limited rooms so private feel *Free continental breakfast including delicious coffee *Luxurious rooms and hot tub *Awesome... More

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St. paul
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just came back from a long weekend trip for my birthday with my husband. Went back and forth between hotels before settling on South Pier Inn. Check-in girl was aloof and uninterested. Room was clean and comfortable with amazing views and great location. Some updating in the bathroom was needed (fan and sink had loud shrieking sound). Only really bad... More

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Leclaire, Ia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has great views, luxurious rooms, and a perfect location just close enough to Canal Park but far enough away for some seclusion. The location just great, plus there are a limited number of rooms so it had a private feeling other larger hotels nearby do not. Staff were courteous and accommodating. We'll be back!

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OC
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only issue we had during our stay was the water pressure in the shower. It was ridiculously low. But this didn't justify a lower rating because the time we stepped in until the time we left everything was just awesome. The hotel the view and especially the staff. I would come back anytime. I forgot to mention. Jessica was... More

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Morgan Hill, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

This place is just perfect. They have the best views, friendly staff, amazing rooms, great prices, and not too touristy. There are fireplaces in many of the rooms and Jacuzzis. I only hope this does not get too popular and then I won't be able to get a room next time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

Highly recommend this hotel. Customer service is exceptional. We were made to feel very welcome. Our Lakeview room was nice & bright with a great view of the Aerial Lift Bridge. Enjoyed the continental breakfast & afternoon coffee & cookies. Easy walk across the bridge to plenty of shopping & restaurants. Will definitely stay here again if we are back... More

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Black River Falls, Wisconsin
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We stayed here while on a winter get a way. The staff was very nice and accommodating to all of our needs. We had a problem with the TV in our room and they switched us to another room. I liked the fact that there is not a long hallway to go through. Convenient parking.

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Montana
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Recently stayed here after reading trip advisor reviews. This was a quiet stay, easy access to lots of Duluth. It was winter, so we weren't walking anywhere but it would be an easy walk across the lift bridge to restaurants. The rooms were clean, quiet and the staff very nice. Would stay there again!

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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): $$
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Ski-In / Ski-Out Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#2 Best Value Hotel in Duluth #2 Romantic Hotel in Duluth #5 Family Hotel in Duluth #15 Business Hotel in Duluth
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located at the foot of the Aerial Lift Bridge adjacent to Canal Park, South Pier Inn is Duluth's premier shipwatching hotel. Our 20 waterfront suites each feature a whirlpool, fireplace and private balcony, offering breathtaking views of the Duluth harbor or ship canal. This family-owned property offers the amenities you'd expect in a much larger hotel, yet provides the level of service and attention to detail you'd only find in a smaller establishment. ... more   less 
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