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South Pier Inn

701 South Lake Avenue, Duluth, MN 55802

+1 218 786 9007

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based on 775 reviews

About South Pier Inn, Duluth

Value for money

South Pier Inn is a good-value hotel set next to Duluth Ship Canal. Only a short walk from Canal Park, it offers comfortable rooms equipped with a DVD player, a refrigerator and a coffee maker. South Pier Inn provides an all-hours reception, as well as free Wi-Fi and a BBQ/picnic area. For added convenience, it features a tour desk and a terrace. Each room at the hotel offers a telephone and all the essentials for a comfortable stay. South Pier Inn is within walking distance of Lake Superior Railroad Museum and North Shore Scenic Railroad. Duluth Entertainment Convention Center and William A Irvin Museum are also within walking distance.

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Deluxe Rooms - Panoramic view


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Classic Rooms - Harbor view


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King Rooms - Park view


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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Free parking
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Internet


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • No smoking
  • Lowered sink
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Private entrance
  • Increased accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Shower chair
  • Adapted bath
  • Allergy-free room
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs


  • Window
  • Family rooms
  • Lake view
  • Landmark view
  • Quiet street view
  • Fireplace
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Soundproofing
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • City view

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Cleaning products


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Raised toilet
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Spa bath
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Ticket service
  • Bottle of water


  • Breakfast included
  • Microwave
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Vending machine (drinks)

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Fishing
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Cycling
  • Skiing
  • Hiking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Library
  • TV
  • DVD player


  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony


  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking


  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Pool and spa

  • Hot tub

Family friendly

  • Complimentary breakfast

Places of interest near South Pier Inn

Attractions in Duluth, Minnesota curated by momondo

South Pier Inn location: 701 South Lake Avenue, Duluth, MN 55802


Duluth Ship Canal0.1 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Grandma's Saloon & Grill0.2 mi
The Sports Garden Bar & Grill0.3 mi
Bellisio's Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar0.3 mi
Little Angie's Cantina and Grill0.3 mi

South Pier Inn Reviews

ExcellentBased on 775 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Beautiful location, great staff!" (in 136 reviews)
  • The king room was really nice! (in 131 reviews)
  • Beautiful view and facilities as always! (in 102 reviews)
Cons -
  • The bed was very hard. (in 32 reviews)
  • Parking was a little tight. (in 19 reviews)

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South Pier Inn room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • There is a $31/night difference in the average price of 2 star hotels in Duluth ($146/night) and the average nightly rate at South Pier Inn ($115/night).

  • There are 6.5 mi between Duluth Intl and South Pier Inn. The drive to and from the airport should be about 19min, depending on traffic. Take into account high traffic times, especially near more metropolitan areas.

  • South Pier Inn has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Duluth Intl to the hotel, but also around Duluth during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Duluth are on average $36/day. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to South Pier Inn. The nearest airport to the hotel is Duluth Intl.

  • At this time, our data shows that there is no on-site pool at South Pier Inn. However, hotels can make changes that can significantly change the venue. For the most accurate answer, it would be best to call the hotel directly at +1 218 786 9007.

  • Getting to Duluth city center should be easy enough, as it is just 0.8 mi away from South Pier Inn. In Duluth city center you will find Lake Superior Railroad Museum, along with many other popular sights and things to do.

  • For questions regarding the hotel or your stay at South Pier Inn, call +1 218 786 9007.

  • Yes, South Pier Inn has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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