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A Ship Watcher's Paradise on Lake Superior!

Located adjacent to Canal Park, South Pier Inn features 20 waterfront suites, each with whirlpool, fireplace, and private balcony with breathtaking views of the Duluth Harbor or Ship Canal. This boutique hotel is within walking distance of numerous unique shops and delectable restaurants. Start your day with a stroll along Duluth's beautiful Lakewalk, or Park Point beach, which forms the world's largest freshwater sandbar. Complimentary continental breakfast is served daily, as are a host of adventures that include kayaking, Canal Park shopping, fly fishing, and much more. This inn truly offers a superior experience!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 29 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Duluth
  • Nearby Water Lake Superior
  • Open Dates All Year


South Pier Inn offers its own 400 feet of private shoreline along Lake Superior! The refreshing beachfront setting is everything you need to relax and have fun on your Minnesota vacation. Enjoy the views from your balcony, or step out for a day of windsurfing and sailing on the waters. Or take it easy and build sandcastles on the shore with the kids!


There's so much to enjoy at South Pier Inn you won't know where to begin! This Minnesota destination is located along the shores of Lake Superior so you're just steps away from swimming, sailing and fishing. Head over to Park Point Beach for windsurfing and more lake activities, or enjoy a fun carriage ride through town. Nearby Canal Park offers plenty of unique shops to visit if you're looking for a day away from the lake. When you're all tuckered out, your charming room at the inn awaits with all the comforts of home!


Golf enthusiasts are never too far from a day at the links when you stay at the South Pier Inn. Voted Minnesota's best public golf course by Golf Digest, the nearby Giants Ridge Golf and Ski Resort offers something for all levels of golfer. Frequenters of the fairway will love the challenging pin locations and everyone will appreciate the stunning scenery!


South Pier Inn's townhouse accommodations are perfect for your family reunion. They can accommodate up to eight guests on two floors so everyone is sure to have a comfortable stay. Catch up on a Lake Superior cruise or stay onsite and chat on the private balcony. Enjoy a memorable family getaway on Duluth's scenic and historic waterfront!


Nature is always within reach at South Pier Inn. The beautiful Lake Superior is just outside your door, where you can take out a boat for a fishing trip or just enjoy the views from the shore. If you'd rather stay dry, then enjoy a trek through the stunning natural scenery at Gooseberry Falls, or the sea of wildflowers at Park Point!


The rivers around Lake Superior offer some fantastic fly-fishing opportunities. Reel in rainbow, brown, and brook trout from these sparkling waters. If you'd prefer a more traditional approach, haul in the area's famous walleye or battle behemoth salmon during the springtime. Make South Pier Inn the central hub for your Minnesota fishing destination today!


The blue waves and sandy beaches of Lake Superior make the perfect setting for your romantic Duluth vacation. Enjoy a day of shopping in Canal Park, stroll down the shimmering shores hand-in-hand as the sun sets, and simply indulge in your time together. After a day out and about, your cozy accommodations await with beautiful views and modern amenities so you're sure to feel right at home.


With nearly 400 feet of private shoreline overlooking the beautiful Duluth Harbor, South Pier Inn offers you an unforgettable Lake Superior getaway. Enjoy the activity of the bustling port, head out on a fishing expedition, or take in a variety of watersports. The kids are sure to love building sandcastles along the shore or swimming in the shallow end. At the end of the day, stroll along the beach as the sunsets over the water!


Planning a private, relaxing honeymoon? South Pier Inn has the perfect suite for you. Indulge in a soothing whirlpool bath, watch a playful fire warm the room, and marvel at massive ships from around the world glide past your window. Spend a day on the shores of Lake Superior or enjoy a shopping trip together at Canal Park. No matter what you choose to do, this inn is truly the superior choice for newlyweds!


Spend the holidays with the friendly staff at South Pier Inn. The shores of Lake Superior are a great place to celebrate summer holidays, and snow transforms the area into a winter wonderland, just in time to ring in the New Year with your special someone. Whether you're celebrating the holidays with your partner, or your entire extended family, South Pier Inn has the perfect option for you!

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Coffee Maker
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Whirlpool
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Rock Climbing
  • Gambling
  • Live Entertainment
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Beach
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Docks
  • Downhill Skiing/Snowboarding
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Sailing
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Nearest Airports

  • Duluth International Airport (DLH) / 6.5 miles
  • Chisholm Hibbing Airport (HIB) / 54.8 miles
  • Amery Municipal Airport (AHH) / 104.3 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

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