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South Pier Inn on the Canal

#2 of 33 Hotels in Duluth
Certificate of Excellence
2.0 of 5
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701 South Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802
South Pier Inn on the Canal
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Ranked #2 of 33 Hotels in Duluth
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hartford, Connecticut
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I just had a great stay at the South Pier Inn in Duluth. The hotel was wonderful. It is situated right next to the canal and drawbridge. Walk across the bridge and you are in Canal Park with lots of restaurants and places to visit. Perfect location. The hotel itself was well done! Rooms were very nicely appointed with a... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Loved this Inn - located on the Barbour with a view of the Lift Bridge. Staff was efficient and friendly. Our room was so clean and comfortable. Breakfast was fresh and not the usual hotel fair. We will be back!!! highly recommend this Inn and the Duluthe area.

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Forest Lake, Minnesota
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the big ships. I was in glory. Had a canal view room and was only about a hundred feet from the ships as they came and went. The room was really clean. Staff and owners very friendly and helpful. I'd stay again.

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Great hotel!! Rooms are very clean and the view is wonderful! Would recommend the canal view, it has the view of the Aerial Lift Bridge and the cargo ships coming and going. Close to shops and restaurants, and canal park. The staff was very helpful and nice, especially Robin at the front desk. Definitely will be back in the future!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

I booked this place on a limb as my husband decided last minute he wanted to join some friends on a smelting trip in Duluth. Coincidentally, this place was situated right behind their smelting location! So when our sons and I grew tired we just walked back to the inn to relax. The inn was very clean, staff very nice... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This isn't a chain hotel. It's small & personal, right on the water. Our favorite place to stay in Duluth. It's fun to get a room with windows that face both directions. Single view (harbor or lake) rooms are lovely as well. Only drawback this visit was that the internet wasn't working well so maybe look into that before you... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

A last minute plan to get away to Duluth for the weekend landed us at this gem, South Pier Inn. We had a wonderful view of the Aerial Lift Bridge from our living room hot tub - right next to the fireplace....quite romantic. Canal Park shopping and restaurants were a short walk away. Staff members were friendly and helpful. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We have stayed here several years in a row. I enjoy seeing the owner onsite each morning. It shows that they really care about the property. It is clean and well maintained. We plan to return again this summer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

My girlfriend and I stayed in the one room water front suite for a few days as a little get away. It was great! The staff was very nice and helpful the room was great to it was very clean and relaxing the few was great to it looks right out at the lift bridge and the canal!!! There's lots... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My husband & I were on our way to a 4-day North Shore vacation, but wanted a shorter drive on Day 1, so booked the off-season weekday deal for a 2-room waterfront suite @ South Pier Inn. We had stayed there one time before in a 1-room waterfront & absolutely loved it, so always wanted to come back. Both the... More 

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