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“Nice place. Great location” 5 of 5 stars
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Canal Park Lodge
250 Canal Park Drive, Duluth, MN 55802   |  
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Ranked #7 of 32 Hotels in Duluth
Saint Ansgar, Iowa
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48 reviews 48 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Nice place. Great location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Stayed here two nights. Great location right on the Lake. Request a room with a balcony - it's worth it. Nice pool for the kids. Good service. Good breakfast in the morning. RIght next to the new brew pub and very close to everything else. Walked downtown to Pizza Luce which is also convenient.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 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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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Jamestown, OH
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11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Canal Park Lodge is a great place if you enjoying dining out, visiting & relaxing around the Lake. Lots of generic restuarants to eat from. Clean and well maintained with all you neeed under one roof.

Room Tip: back side of the hotel towards lake
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 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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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

I believe I found this hotel soon after it opened. I was a little worried the first time I reserved a room here because I couldn't find a lot of information before hand. But when we finally got there, I felt like I hit the jackpot. Since then, we have been staying at this hotel whenever we visit Duluth. The hotel is gorgeous, staff is helpful, and their hot breakfast is great. The best feature, I think, is the location. Many of the rooms face the lake and the view is beautiful. It's located at the far end of the canal walk, so it's quieter than other hotels on the walk but still within walking distance from all the attractions. The rates are not cheap, but it's well worth it!

Room Tip: Make sure to get a room facing the lake.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 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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Midwest
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 hotel reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We frequently visit Duluth as our son is going to college at UMD. We have stayed at several hotels and agree this property is the nicest we've stayed at in Canal Park or downtown Duluth. I travel frequently for business and am quite fussy about the hotel properties we choose. The room with king sized bed was clean and comfortable. The bathroom was large and clean with a large tub and shower with circular shower curtain. Flat screen and fridge plus no noise from neighboring rooms made the stay quite pleasant. There is a happy hour and appetizers early each evening. A full bar with drinks at 4.50 each and lots of BIG comfy chairs made the lobby area inviting. You are a short walk from the lake walk, plus a lot of local restaurants and shops. The entire hotel is clean and staff were friendly. The breakfast which was included was more than adequate as others have noted, but real eggs vs. substitute carton eggs would be welcome. I rarely rate 4 stars on my reviews. This property is certainly above 3.5 but does not warrant a 5 star rating.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 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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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

I stayed at the Canal Park Lodge for business during a busy festival in Duluth. Check-in was flawless and the staff trainee and her trainer were the perfect blend of friendly, warm, helpful and efficient. The rooms were spacious and well equipped, fridge, microwave, tv, wifi all worked as they should. The bed was INCREDIBLY comfortable and I was able to sleep like a rock. There was a fully stocked happy hour cash bar that I took advantage of. Breakfast buffet was surprisingly good, well supplied with real bacon, prepackaged eggs but still tasty and 24-hour coffee pots with different varieties of Caribou coffee, thank you! Great view of Lake Superior from the porch. Small housekeeping note, keep an eye on those sink overflow drains, not a pretty sight from the bathroom mirror. Lighting in the room is good however lighting in the bathroom is a bit dim and could be brightened a bit.

Room Tip: A lakeside room is really nice, the other side looks over the parking lot and is less expensive but...
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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114 reviews 114 reviews
37 hotel reviews
Reviews in 55 cities Reviews in 55 cities
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

My daughter and I stopped on the spur of the moment in high summer. We were fortunate enough to find a room at the Canal Park Lodge on the shore of Lake Superior in Duluth, MN. Lovely hotel with a beautiful view of the lake. All staff we interacted with were very helpful and friendly. Cash bar with free snacks in the lounge from 5:30-9 in the evening. Clean, quiet rooms. High ceilings and very spacious. Walk the lakeshore or ride in a horse drawn carriage. Fantastic choices at breakfast; included in the room rate. Would definitely stay here again. There is a great eatery right next store as well. Pool and hot tub area as well.

Room Tip: To be sure of the floor you want and the type of room we would highly recommend making a reservation...
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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50 reviews 50 reviews
14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Canal Park Lodge was the first place we stayed on the first leg of our honeymoon. It was also the last room in town or at least on the water. Book in advance and don't wait like we did or you will end up paying 250. or more for a weekend night! Still, we enjoyed the luxury beds and linens and food delivery from a local restaurant right to our door. The service was terrific and a very nice breakfast is served complimentary. The location was the best and I felt my car was safe in the lot (it was packed with stuff for our week long trek). Lovely visit and look forward to returning this autumn and staying at Canal Park Lodge again.

Room Tip: Definitely facing the lake.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 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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Additional Information about Canal Park Lodge

Address: 250 Canal Park Drive, Duluth, MN 55802
Location: United States > Minnesota > Duluth
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Duluth
#5 Romantic Hotel in Duluth
#7 Family Hotel in Duluth
#9 Business Hotel in Duluth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 116
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