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Holiday Inn & Suites Duluth Downtown
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   200 West 1st Street, Duluth, MN 55802   |  
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Ranked #15 of 32 hotels in Duluth
Duluth
1 review
“review of holiday inn downtown duluth”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The lobby staff were very friendly and helpful. The bed was very comfortable for someone with a bad back. The breakfasts at Porters were excellent. The parking lot was very confusing- signage is not good and the driving on the left was uncomfortable. The room was a little warm despite the air conditioner. Overall it was a nice place to stay. The proximity to the harbor activities was very nice.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Owatonna
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our trip up was very last minute, and Holiday Inn was the only hotel with rooms left near Canal Park over the 4th. The walk itself was not bad at all. 2 blocks over, 1 block down & you were basically there. We had a F350 & a trailer and they provided an over-side parking area (which was GREAT) The room itself was good. Clean & comfortable beds (I like the choice of firm and soft pillows) very nicely decorated (loved the pic of the bridge in the room) The only thing I did not enjoy was the hair I found in the tub. I did not report to front desk, as at the time I guess I didn't really care and we were very tired. I cannot comment on breakfast or pools as I did not use them. Overall I did enjoy my stay, I would definitely recommend this place or stay here again.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Duluth, Minnesota
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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Waited too late for some of the more premiere spots for watching the spectacular Fourth of July fireworks display Duluth is noted for during the holiday. Not wanting to fight the traffic afterwards, but wanting to get up close to the harbor, a suite at the Holiday Inn Downtown was a great choice. Got in a swim and a pizza delivered by Sammy's (also a Duluth icon) and walked across the skywalk to the DECC and out to the water. Afterwards, an easy walk with the crowds back to the hotel, outside under the stars. Cozy bed waiting and no traffic to fight. Up when we wanted with breakfast and another swim. Perfect holiday.

Room Tip: Suite faced the iconic Aerial Lift Bridge which was lit up in red, white and blue for the holiday.
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Montgomery, Illinois
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5 hotel reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The renovation seemed to be good. Only issues I really had was the loud air conditioner and the blinds weren't very dark or opaque. The area seemed a little of putting once you get out of the hotel entrance, but conveniently located.

Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
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Duluth, Minnesota
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Holiday Inn and Suites in downtown Duluth has been the official hotel for my company's annual dealer training event for seven years. Hundreds of dealers travel from all across North America each year to attend and there have always been rave reviews from them regarding their hotel stay. The rave reviews have been even more pronounced this past May after the facility's new renovations and upgrades. The Holiday Inn and Suites has been a destination for our dealers due to the price, location, helpful staff and convenience due to their skywalk system to the Duluth convention center. As a result of the continued great experience at the Duluth Holiday Inn & Suites, I always make it a point to stay in Holiday Inn properties when I travel to other destinations.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Duluth, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a corporate customer, we send many of our out of town guests to the Holiday Inn. We have not heard one complaint from our staff. They do like being close to downtown, the lake, lake walk, dining, etc. The renovations are excellent and the hotel looks great. I highly recommend this hotel for your saty in Duluth

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel for Grandma's marathon. 2 nights cost $700, and that was the AARP rate! The normal rate for June is about $150 per night, so they really inflate prices for the marathon weekend. That was frustrating. The hotel is decent and they take very good care of the runners, with a special hospitality suite with snacks and drinks, closing the pool early to reduce noise, etc. It is very centrally located in Duluth and staff are extremely helpful. I didn't sample the food, so can't comment. It probably has a great view, but it was very misty while we were there, so we couldn't see much. One suggestion, given that they try to cater to runners, is to have rollers in the gym for marathon runners to use after the race.

Room Tip: High floor, away from the pool
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Holiday Inn & Suites Duluth Downtown

Address: 200 West 1st Street, Duluth, MN 55802
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Duluth
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#14 Business Hotel in Duluth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn & Suites Duluth Downtown 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Holiday Inn & Suites Duluth Downtown is the largest, full service, NON SMOKING hotel in Duluth. We are centrally located in the heart of downtown on the hub of the Skywalk System; directly connecting us to DECC. We have two pools, saunas, whirlpool, children's wading pool as well as three restaurants within the hotel. We offer complimentary shuttle service, free parking, free Wi-Fi, 24HR business center and a 24HR fitness center. Room variety includes King, Two Double Bed rooms, Lakeview rooms, Jacuzzi, King and Two-Double Bed Suites. Welcome! We'd love to have you as our guest! Duluth starts Here! ... more   less 
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