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The Downtown Duluth Motel

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Fair Haven, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Clean and comfortable. Pleasant staff. Close to everything. The continental breakfast was quite good. The only problem was the noisy fan on the heater. I notice are neighbor also had a noisy heater. But I DID have a restful night. I would stay again but would insist ahead of time on a room with a quite heater.

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La Pointe, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed here several times in the past month and were very pleased each time. An older Motel, but well kept up and nicely renewed. Clean and quite quiet! We will be back for sure! Reasonable rates and friendly staff, along with nice breakfast offerings!!!

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Nottingham
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Duluth motel on 11 and 12 sept 2016. Despite reading some of the recent reviews, we found the motel to be very satisfactory. Our room was clean and tidy. Bathroom clean, shower curtain too. Good aircon. Very hot water. Breakfast is what you expect at the price we paid, and I would certainly recommend the place AT THE... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the choice or ground floor old-style motel (own front door) and upstairs hotel style (enter through frception). Good size rooms with comfortable beds, fridge and coffee machine. Adequate continental breakfast. Only a short walk from town centre for a beer in the evening. Not five-star (wifi kept dropping connection in room but worked in reception) but not five-star price... More 

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Christina L, General Manager at The Downtown Duluth Motel, responded to this review

It was wonderful to read your review of our hotel, and we are so pleased that you enjoyed every aspect of your experience with us. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you again. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Booked through Orbitz via Trip Advisor. The reservation was not there when we arrived. I had confirmation #, but they had no record from Orbitz. The motel was fully booked due to Tall Ships. Fortunately, the front desk had saved an extra room incase of any booking issues. Thank goodness! This motel was clean and the staff was friendly. The... More 

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Christina L, General Manager at The Downtown Duluth Motel, responded to this review

We at The Downtown Motel would like to sincerely Thank You for your recent stay and your review. We would also like to give our sincere apologies for the confusion on the reservation. And we are so happy that we could find a room for you. We are also pleased to know you were happy with your room and your... More 

Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

Not everyone likes this spot but I had a quiet and comfortable stay, as I have in years past when this was a Best Western, and it is a convenient location to downtown. Clean room (# 119), comfy bed, frig in room, helpful staff.

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Christina L, General Manager at The Downtown Duluth Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much ChevyHeaven for your review! We are so happy that you continue to choose to stay with us. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

It was a real dump to stay at. If I'd known it was that bad I would've definitely spent more for a better hotel. Shower curtain was moldy, no parking for 1st floor guests near the room, had to park behind hotel in extra parking lot & walk down. 2nd floor guests should be the ones to park there as... More 

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KenJacobs, Guest Relations Manager at The Downtown Duluth Motel, responded to this review

Dear Melissa, I am very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us and appreciate you letting us know about any shortcomings you experienced. Please accept my apology and I do hope you will come to visit Duluth again. More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

I'm always pretty happy to find lodging that is centrally located in a city center, and is also in the budget price range. The name of this place says it all ... it's downtown (you can walk to the lake, Canal Park, and all the downtown restaurants and stores from here) and it's a motel-style place with 1st floor rooms... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Room was ready when we arrived about 4 pm. We had a one king bed room. It was very neat and clean. Wi-fi was lacking a bit, it was hit or miss if internet worked. The included breakfast was ok not something we chose to partake everyday. Close to downtown restaurants and the lake. I would not reccommend walking however.... More 

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Minneapolis
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

The room was a good value. Basic room, could use a mini frig in the rooms. Clean, but smelled of stale smoke. Within walking distance of canal park. Continental breakfast was pretty good. Cereal, fruit, muffins, doughnuts, breakfast burritoes, toast, juice, milk, coffee. Staff were pleasant. Fire alarm went off at midnight. Fire department didn't find anything. Chaos for an... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A convenient location is what draws many travelers to our Duluth hotel, but it's the hospitality and top quality that brings return guests to us. Duluth hotels are already known for great hospitality, but we go the extra mile to make you feel right at home. Our North Shore hotel has everything you need for a spectacular getaway, like luxury bedding, spacious rooms that are comfortable and cool, and a free daily breakfast. Canal Park and the Lakewalk along the shores of Lake Superior are minutes from our hotel located in downtown Duluth, making it easy for guests to enjoy the beauty of the region. At our Lake Superior hotel, the best of the city is right around the corner. Enjoy downtown shopping or head to Miller Hill Mall for a wide selection of favorite shops. The Blues Festival is a local favorite, but the Grandma's Marathon has runners of all ages coming to town. The Reggae Festival and NorthShore Inline Marathon(R) are also popular events near our Duluth hotel. Whether you're here for Bike MS(R)150 or to visit Bentleyville, a great location can make all the difference. We're also close to hospitals like Essentia Health, St. Luke's, St. Mary's and Miller Dwan, which is convenient for medical patients and healthcare workers in town for business. We cater to a wide range of business travelers at our Duluth hotel. Events at Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC) and AMSOIL Arena draw in tradeshow attendees and presenters from around the country. Local schools, colleges and universities also bring those looking for an extended stay to the property. St. Scholastica, the University of Minnesota Duluth, Lake Superior College, Duluth Business University and the University of Wisconsin Superior are all close to us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Downtown Duluth Motel

Address: 131 W 2nd St, Duluth, MN 55802-2193 (Formerly Best Western)
Location: United States > Minnesota > Duluth
Price Range: $63 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Downtown Duluth Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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Also Known As:
Best Western Downtown Hotel Duluth
Duluth Best Western
Best Western Duluth
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