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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 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Jyssica S Gering, Nebraska
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Gering, Nebraska
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed for two nights while meeting the in laws. We stayed here for the value, it was much cheaper then the hotels in canal park. The location was just as good of not better then staying in canal park. It's just a short walk across the bridge. It was cool to be able to watch the boats travel through... More

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Webster, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The next time we come to Duluth we will be staying here again. It is right by the lift bridge and get to see all the boats coming and going. You can walk all over canal park and don't have to pay for parking. It was quiet and we really enjoyed our stay here. Can't wait to make our reservations... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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205 reviews 205 reviews
73 hotel reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my stay here and would definitely consider returning here is my take on the place. -Location, Location, Location. This place is amazing for viewing the big ships coming into or going out of the harbor. Definitely worth the splurge at least once but you will want a canal view for that and it's not cheap. We were... More

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Forest Lake, Minnesota, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here for my b-day with my mom in April of 2014. I was able to get my favorite room. I love that you can watch the boats go right by and at night you can hear the bridge's announcement that it's going to lift along with it's other bell sounds. it's not the quietest room but the reason... More

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bismarck
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the first time we visited Duluth and couldn't of picked a better place to stay. We want to to see the ships come thru and were many. The room faced the draw bridge and the windows were huge so you could see great. Hotel is very well taken care of . Room were awesome. Very clean!! Would go... More

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Streeter
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel sits right beside the lift bridge offering a unique setting. We had a room towards the harbor and did not hear the horns, although you can get a wake up call so you don't miss the action if there is a ship arriving during the night. Our room was spacious for the two of us with a small... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While there were several other hotels and inns near the canal, this one was perhaps the best. It's a smaller hotel, but that is a huge perk! My boyfriend and I made the trip up here for the weekend and it was fantastic. We checked in at 3pm, and settled into our guest room. The room was the prefect size... More

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Naples, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at South Pier Inn. The best part is the location. We had a room that overlooked the water. The hotel itself is really close to the canal, so you can get an up close look at the ships passing through. The hotel gives the names and times of all of the ships expected to pass through... More

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Denver
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

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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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

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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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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