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“Beautiful room, beautiful view” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Beacon Pointe Resort
Ranked #18 of 33 Hotels in Duluth
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Beautiful room, beautiful view”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2013

We stayed in a two bedroom suite for just one night. The room was clean, the staff was friendly, and everything was as we expected. The view of Lake Superior from the balcony is beautiful, we sat and enjoyed this morning and evening. We used the complimentary grill to make dinner which was very nice. The beds were not the most comfortable beds, but hotel beds usually aren't. My daughter stayed on a pullout couch bed, and said it was very springy, but again, those usually are! We loved the location, and loved the space we had in the room.

Room Tip: The temperature control of the shower was a little tricky. You have to push in and turn to get the...
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank MinneMomof3
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Troy M, Manager at Beacon Pointe Resort, responded to this review, July 31, 2013
Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your recent stay with us. We appreciate it when our guests reach out to everyone to tell them about Beacon Pointe Resort. The views really are unbeatable, aren't they? We look forward to welcoming you back soon!
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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Dassel, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2013

Six of us booked a three bedroom condo for the weekend and all of our jaws dropped when we walked into our rooms! They were beautiful and so spacious. The view was amazing...we had three balconies to enjoy. We loved that we had plenty of room to enjoy together and each couple couple had their own bedroom and bathroom. We definitely want to stay there again. The only improvement I could suggest would be a bigger breakfast area and a better selection of offerings. But we brought our breakfast back to the room to enjoy on the balcony anyway :-)

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Shana D
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Troy M, Manager at Beacon Pointe Resort, responded to this review, July 31, 2013
Thank you for sharing your experience about your recent stay at Beacon Pointe Resort. We hope the memories you made here last a lifetime – or at least until you come for your next visit. We look forward to seeing you again!
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2013 via mobile

Would not recommend this hotel. The room I was in had a window overlooking the pool which was ver loud and noisy until late at night. I did not request a poolside room. The hotel supposedly has a quiet policy implemented at 10pm, but the pool is open past that. There was also music all night long and when I called to complain, nothing was done. It was on all night. Coming into town for business and needing a quiet place, I would not recommend. Internet was also very spotting, room needed updating. Sadly disappointed.

Stayed July 2013, traveled on business
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Troy M, Manager at Beacon Pointe Resort, responded to this review, July 31, 2013
We are sorry to see that your stay with us did not meet your expectations. It is our goal that every guest experiences a level of service and accommodations that exceeds expectation and we apologize to you for not meeting that goal. If you’ll give us the opportunity to make this right for you, you may contact the General Manager Chris through the resort’s “Contact Us” web page. We would appreciate hearing from you directly and encourage you to get in touch. Thank you for being our guest.
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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81 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2013

One of the nicest places to stay in Duluth (not including Fitger’s, sorry). These condos and rooms boast a wonderful view of Lake Superior and are conveniently located at the northern end of the Lake Walk making it easy to walk or bike to Fitger’s or Canal Park and anywhere in between. The front desk staff a extremely friendly and accommodating. The condos are beautifully maintained and are well kept and cleaned. They have an indoor pool (which I’ve not used) and a fitness center, while small, effective. They offer a complimentary continental breakfast with a nice assortment of English muffins, bagels, yogurt, fruits, juices and even a waffle station. They also have underground parking which was great, especially for storing our bikes. We’ve stayed there the last two years and can’t wait to go back.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank lm55417
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Troy M, Manager at Beacon Pointe Resort, responded to this review, July 18, 2013
Thank you for your extremely kind words and we are so happy that you continue staying at Beacon Pointe! We do strive to be a 'first class establishment' and I am glad that our staff demonstrated that.
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Superior, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2013

Four sisters shared a three bedroom condo at Beacon Pointe for three days. It was very comfortable with two wonderful decks overlooking lake superior. We were right on the Lakewalk and walked to canal park for shopping and wonderful restaurants. Our cars were parked in underground parking, but really didn't need to drive often because everything is so convenient. Bicycles and kayaks were available for use without a fee. We will stay here again!

Room Tip: All rooms face the lake.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank katkreg
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Troy M, Manager at Beacon Pointe Resort, responded to this review, July 18, 2013
Thank you for your review! I'm so pleased that you enjoyed or resort and we hope you do come stay with us soon! Summer is the perfect time!
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Rosemount, Minnesota, USA
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2013

We like the location of this resort because it wasn't in crowded Canal Park but was located close
to the water and the Lakewalk. We rented a two bedroom for six of us. Amenities are nice. The
breakfast was limited and the area to eat was small. I think that was because so many rooms had
kitchens. Sitting on the patio and watching the boats go in and our of the harbor was cool. There was a nice lawn area with adirondack chairs. The stairs down to the lake shore were in disrepair. I think that was to discourage people from going down there, but people will, so I think that should be made safer. All in all it was a great place to stay if you don't want to be cooped up in a hotel room

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank LBMAC45
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Troy M, Manager at Beacon Pointe Resort, responded to this review, July 17, 2013
It's great to hear that you chanced it on getting out of the hustle and bustle of Canal Park and it paid off! Sometimes I still stop and peak out the windows when the ships go by! It really never gets old when you are this close to the water. Thank you for encouraging guests to come down who would rather not be 'cooped up' and come see us again soon!
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2013

I adore Beacon Pointe, but may not ever go back because of the noise. Two rooms adjoin, and the walls seem to have no sound proofing as you can hear every and any conversation that occurs. The entry doors are very loud as well. You can't beat this location and proximity to the Lakewalk which we love to walk, and the view of the Lake is fabulous, but the noise is a deal-breaker for me and I don't know what they could do to fix it, other than to let us stay there by ourselves. Lovely pool, grounds, common areas, and clean.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Cozybear4
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Troy M, Manager at Beacon Pointe Resort, responded to this review, July 17, 2013
Hello! And thank you for your response and time spent at Beacon Pointe. I would just like to start out by saying we did just complete a rather lengthy project of installing acoustic insulation between all adjoining rooms. This has drastically cut down unwanted noise. If you find this still doesn't satisfy your privacy needs I would suggest for you (or anyone for that matter) our rooftop suites. They are called one bedroom penthouse suites and they each have a private staircase up to them and they do not share walls with any other unit. Hopefully we see you again soon!
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Property: Beacon Pointe Resort
Address: 2100 Water St, Duluth, MN 55812-2134
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Duluth
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 33 Hotels in Duluth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Beacon Pointe Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 53
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Beacon Pointe accommodations are the finest in Duluth. Options include condos with fully-appointed kitchens, balconies, fireplaces, and separate sleeping quarters. Also available are penthouse suites with roof-top balconies, lakeside suites, and guest rooms. Whether seeking adventure or decompression, Beacon Pointe Resort is the perfect base for your Duluth experience. ... more   less 
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