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South Pier Inn on the Canal

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Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful location with a beautiful view. Conveniently located to Canal Park and Park Point. Rooms are spacious. Whirlpool tub in room is fantastic. Finishing of the room is a bit on the cheap side. Chairs and bed are fairly low quality and one of the barriers to me giving a 5 rating.

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Baxter, Minnesota
Reviewed 21 November 2016

After multiple stays in Duluth for grad school, this is my favorite place to stay. Just over the drawbridge, within walking distance to downtown, and a friendly, welcoming staff. The entire experience was a getaway! The staff knew I was going to my favorite Italian restaurant and offered me a coupon for a wine flight... nice! It was fun to...

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We've stayed here number of times and have always had a great time. The facility is always well maintained, very clean and quite. You are a short walk from everything on Canal Park. Best part is you can literally sit on the couch and watch the ships go through the canal.

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Andover, Minnesota
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is my favorite hotel in Duluth. I love the rooms with the view of the canal and the bridge, its even better with the fireplace and Jacuzzi. The rates are extremely good for what you get. Very clean.

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Reviewed 9 November 2016

Our first visit to Duluth presented us with fantastic scenery , restaurants and most of all great accommodations at South Pier Inn. There are so many little extras that came with our stay at this very clean , unique and relaxing motel. Thanks South Pier ! We will be back. K & R from Iowa

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Corcoran, Minnesota
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I have stayed at the South Pier Inn for several years now. It is the best place in Duluth, in my opinion. We always have a suite on 2nd floor facing the Lift Bridge. To say that you are close to the Lift Bridge is an understatement. You are literally right next to it and have a perfect view of...

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washington, dc
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Got to see three ships go through the lift bridge in our day there. Room was spacious andquiet. Breakfast was very good for a cold buffet with some interesting choices. Really the only place to stay in Duluth. Close to restaurants just across the bridge.

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North Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very nice place to stay. Great beds warm cozy room with fire place & Hot Tub was fantastic especially after walking across the bridge to get to the lake walk. Nice view from our room with large windows. We did have some bridge noise at night.

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Our location couldn't have been better for access to the aerial lift bridge! The front desk even called us when a ship came thru at 4am! Helpful staff offered some nice suggestions for dinner and even printed directions for me when we decided to deviate from our trip ticket. The view from the second floor rooms is great but be...

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Thompson nd.
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This place is so cool. the bed in the room so comfortable it was clean we did have one thing the heater did not work ever will I hope they fix it. The best part of it was gone down and watching the ships coming and going way cool

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located at the foot of the Aerial Lift Bridge adjacent to Canal Park, South Pier Inn is Duluth's premier shipwatching hotel. Our 20 waterfront suites each feature a whirlpool, fireplace and private balcony, offering breathtaking views of the Duluth harbor or ship canal. This family-owned property offers the amenities you'd expect in a much larger hotel, yet provides the level of service and attention to detail you'd only find in a smaller establishment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about South Pier Inn on the Canal

Address: 701 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802-2401
Region: United States > Minnesota > Duluth
Price Range: RM482 - RM1,267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — South Pier Inn on the Canal 2.5*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
South Pier Inn On The Canal Hotel Duluth
South Pier Duluth
South Pier Inn Duluth
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Duluth
#2 Family Hotel in Duluth
#10 Business Hotel in Duluth
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“Pay an extra $20 and stay in a room with a view of the canal and Ariel Bridge.”
  • Ship entering harbor through canal
  • Ship leaving harbor under Ariel Bridge
 of 5 bubbles FritzW18, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Select a more expensive room on the channel side to easily view the ships.”
 of 5 bubbles njbell1957, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Stay on second floor if you don't want to hear the people above you.”
 of 5 bubbles 430duanem, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“stay on the canal side, the enormity of the ships are best appreciated from this vantage”
 of 5 bubbles nicolei897, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Corner room with views or both the channel and bay.”
 of 5 bubbles 90markl, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
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