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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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Danbury, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Deerwood, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary at the South Pier Inn. Stayed 2 nights The staff is very helpful and very friendly. Our room had a fireplace, large 2 person jetted tub and the view out the window was facinating, enchanting, and absolutely gorgeous! Warching the huge ships coming and going, even while lying in bed, also watching the sheets of... More 

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North Branch, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Honestly, I didn't think it would be as nice as it was. I could live in a place like this. Well maintained, tastefully decorated. We had a view of the harbor which was fine for us. The ducks liked it on our side and would not have been visible on the canal side. We would have just walked to everything... More 

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Fort Frances, Canada
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We like staying at this place it is close to the activities on the Canal. We like to watch the ships pass by. The rooms are not big but they are cozy. If you want to be close to everything without paying a large amount of money this is the place to be.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Awesome room, great views, friendly staff, very affordable. Breakfast was tasty with good coffee. The room was very clean and comfortable. The location was perfect for walking to canal park. We will definitely come back!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I booked a room for my husbands birthday. When we got there I was very impressed. Beautiful room over looking the canal with a whirlpool and fireplace in the living room. Most rooms over look the lift bridge. In the morning I heard the boat air horn and was able to watch the bridge lift and a large vessel cruise... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Let me begin by stating that we had very specific criteria for selecting a property on this trip. We wanted a view of the water, prices that weren't crazy, and a decent room. As it turned out, the price was higher than we had wanted to pay. But the value was even greater than we expected to find. This property... More 

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Russellville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We stayed three nights, to go fishing on Lake Superior. We were on the 2nd floor, and loved watching the bridge lift and seeing the huge freighters come through. We were most delighted to see the Arthur M Anderson, famous for being with the Edmund Fitzgerald on her last trip, and turning back into the storm to help. It is... More 

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minneapolis, mn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

My friend and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at South Pier Inn. We each had a nice room and the staff was very helpful. The breakfast was fine for a quick start to the day. It is the location that cannot be beat. We loved being right at the lift bridge and enjoyed watching the cargo ships leaving port. Plus... More 

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Gering, Nebraska
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

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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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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#3 Romantic Hotel in Duluth
#5 Family Hotel in Duluth

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