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“Nice, short stay in Duluth” 5 of 5 stars
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Park Point Marina Inn
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1033 Minnesota Ave, Duluth, MN 55802   |  
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Ranked #10 of 32 Hotels in Duluth
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Nice, short stay in Duluth”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The Park Point Marina Hotel is new, having just opened at the end of May, 2014. Our room, on the 3rd floor, had a balcony overlooking the marina - very nice! The bed was very comfortable, and the room was spacious. Having a small refrigerator and microwave was convenient. The staff were friendly and made us feel immediately welcome upon check-in. The included breakfast was good, and well-stocked with a nice variety of items. The location is a little ways away from the busy canal park area, but they have a free shuttle that operates in the evening.

Room Tip: Ask for a marina/bay view room - it's worth it!
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 hotel reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Nice to have everything shiny and new. The room was clean and comfortable. The staff was helpful. We had a harbor view room on third floor-perfect for us with the window open all night and the balcony for watching the boats. The breakfast was adequate but the first morning the eggs and hash browns were ice cold. We took the evening shuttle to Canal Park even though it is not far to walk, nice touch. At checkout, we were asked if we wanted a receipt and we said yes. It was nicely itemized so that we noticed a $1.50 daily charge for the safe in the room. The charges were removed as soon as we asked and while it is a small charge, it could easily missed. We enjoyed our stay and probably will stay there again.

Room Tip: The harbor side is quieter (no parking lot), better view in my opinion. Can leave the window open on...
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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NYC
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The pros: Brand new, very clean, quiet, spacious room with comfortable beds. That should be good enough, but...

The cons: Clueless/young staffers who need lessons in customer service, ridiculous 10:30AM check-out time (even when they begrudgingly agreed to give us a "late" check-out of 11:30, they still called the room around 11 to scoldingly remind us that check-out was 10:30), and WAY overpriced.

I did not choose this hotel, I stayed here because of a wedding. When I called the day before to see if we could get a better view (ours was of the parking lot, at $230 a night) they were not helpful.

In a nutshell: It's "nice," but pretty generic/bland, especially at these prices.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Everything is clean and in good condition. The staff are helpful, but a little slow. My room had a balcony overlooking the bridge, and that was the most interesting feature. It is not in walking distance of anywhere to eat or attractions to visit. The complimentary breakfast is pretty generic.
They have swimming for the kids- helpful. It was missing the wow factor that would have made me feel better about paying $220 for a room w/ 2 queen beds- in Duluth, off the beaten path.

Room Tip: the city view side is more interesting.
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Fantastic hotel within walking distance to Canal Park. Harbor behind the hotel is nice, but not necessarily worth extra $$ to stay in a harbor view room. New rooms were very clean, beds were comfortable with great pillows. Bathroom was clean and stocked with fluffy, clean towels and very nice soaps and lotions. Rooms were wonderful. Staff was amazing. I recommend this wonderful hotel!

  • Stayed July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Prior Lake
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We book our stay over the phone for one night and then decided to stay a second. The rooms are nice, the staff was friendly, and the breakfast was well done. We would stay at this hotel again. Best part was watching the fireworks from the marina behind the hotel...

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Columbia, Missouri
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

We had a nice stay at this new Inn which is conveniently located across the lift bridge in Canal Park. We could walk across the bridge to visit the lighthouses or shops and restaurants in the park area.

The rooms were tasteful and had small balconies to enjoy the view of Lake Superior. The complimentary breakfast was simple but nothing special. We opted to go to a nearby restaurant for breakfast.

Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Park Point Marina Inn

Address: 1033 Minnesota Ave, Duluth, MN 55802
Location: United States > Minnesota > Duluth
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 32 Hotels in Duluth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Park Point Marina Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 68
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