1 . The Inn on Lake Superior

Duluth, Minnesota

CALL DIRECT: +1 (888) 668 - 4352

WEBSITE

If you’re looking for a romantic escape on the shores of Lake Superior, our first destination is the place to go. At the Inn on Lake Superior you’ll feel less like a guest, and more like royalty.

Sit in the lap of luxury. The Inn on Lake Superior will make sure that your every wish is taken care of, ensuring you have a perfect North Shore vacation. You’ll rest soundly in a luxurious guest room or suite, featuring the Inn-credible dream bed, a refrigerator, microwave, and coffeepot. If you want to enjoy the ultimate experience plus expansive lake views, stay in the Lakeside Fireplace Suite or the King Whirlpool Suite, which have private balconies or patios. For those who are traveling with family, The Inn on Lake Superior also offers Cabin Family Suites and Lakeview Family Suites. No matter which accommodations you choose, you’ll find that you have more than enough space to relax. Even though your comfortable room will be hard to leave, you must make time to explore your magnificent surroundings. The Inn on Lake Superior is located in the famed Canal Park, just steps from beautiful and majestic Lake Superior. Dozens of boutique shops and over 30 restaurants are within walking distance of the hotel. Best of all, the boardwalk is in the hotel’s backyard and stretches for miles along the pristine Lake Superior shoreline. After you’ve had your fill of the area, kick back at the hotel and enjoy the unique rooftop pool, European sauna, and the oversized indoor pool and whirlpool. At The Inn on Lake Superior, Duluth is at your fingertips¬– all you have to do is go get it!

Address

If you're traveling with family, you'll love the Inn's complimentary bicycles and wagons for jaunts along the shore and the free s'mores by the fire.

Fun facts

Lake Superior is the world's largest freshwater lake!

2 . South Pier Inn

Duluth, Minnesota

CALL DIRECT: +1 (888) 327 - 0651

WEBSITE
BOOK NOW !
From $101

Our No. 2 Duluth hotel is located at the foot of the world-famous Aerial Lift Bridge in Duluth’s Canal Park. South Pier Inn is a family owned boutique hotel where you can truly enjoy Lake Superior’s spectacular waterfront.

As Duluth’s premier ship watching hotel, South Pier Inn provides guests with a unique experience. You’ll be able to see watercraft of all types, from sail boats to freight liners, roll into Duluth Harbor. The waterfront suites have private balconies, where you’ll have the opportunity to look eye-to-eye with ships’ captains of international vessels. Every room and suite is beautifully appointed and some feature a two-person whirlpool, gas fireplace, and convenience center. If you need more sleeping space, the Deluxe and Grand suites offer a pull-out queen sofa sleeper. Start off every morning with South Pier Inn’s complimentary continental breakfast then go for a morning stroll along the beaches of Lake Superior. If you get up early enough, you’ll be able to witness an inspiring sunrise over the lake. The hotel offers 400 feet of private shoreline and easy access to Duluth’s beautiful Lakewalk. In the summer or in the winter, South Pier Inn is the perfect place to view all of the action on Lake Superior!

Address

701 Lake Ave S, Duluth, MN 55802

Fun facts

The beautiful North Shore is home to many waterfalls as the rivers and creeks rush to Lake Superior's waters. Fantastic tours of the falls can be done in a day or less.

Related activities

Just a short drive from the hotel, the historic Split Rock Lighthouse is one of the top 20 travel attractions in Minnesota. Sitting atop a rugged 30-foot cliff, the lighthouse has served for nearly six decades as a guide for maritime traffic.

3 . Canal Park Lodge

Duluth, Minnesota

CALL DIRECT: +1 (218) 279 - 6000

WEBSITE

The next destination on our list is Duluth’s newest Lakeshore Hotel. At Canal Park Lodge, Lake Superior lies on one side and on the other side is the gateway to Canal Park. You’ll find nothing but comfort and privacy at this Northshore hotel.

Not only will you enjoy a spectacular location close to the waterfront, but when you stay at Canal Park Lodge, you’ll also have easy access to downtown Duluth and the Lakewalk. Plus, great shopping, dining, and famed attractions are all nearby. If you’re interested in the area’s marine history, visit the Lake Superior Maritime Museum. Catch a hockey game at the new AMSOIL Arena or take the family to the Great Lakes Aquarium – you won’t run out of things to see and do during your stay in Duluth. After you’ve spent time exploring the area, return to the hotel and enjoy their wonderful amenities. Go for a swim in the indoor pool or relax in the whirlpool. If you’re in need of some heavy-duty relaxation, schedule an appointment for a massage from Royal Treatment Therapeutic Massage. After the day is all said and done, retreat to your comfortable guest room, where you’ll find modern amenities like a high definition television with HBO, refrigerator, microwave, and free Wi-Fi. So come with the whole family or escape just the two of you. Canal Park Lodge is a great destination for every type of vacationer!

Address

250 Canal Park Dr, Duluth, MN 55802

Highlights

Enjoy Canal Park Lodge's complimentary hot breakfast each morning!

Related Onsite Offerings

The hotel offers discounted tickets to area attractions including the Aquarium, Zoo, and Adventure Zone.

4 . The Suites Hotel at Waterfront Plaza

Duluth, Minnesota

CALL DIRECT: +1 (877) 560 - 4101

WEBSITE

If you want to stay in Duluth’s Canal’s Park, but you’re in need of more spacious accommodations, look no further than The Suites Hotel at Waterfront Plaza.

Not only will you be located in the heart of Canal Park’s entertainment district, you’ll also be able to enjoy your stay in a beautifully appointed suite that is full of amenities. In every suite you’ll find a fully equipped kitchen with a refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, and a two-burner stovetop. Plus you don’t have to worry about brining cookware, dishes, or utensils because it’s all included! Other features include up to three 27” televisions with HBO, complimentary Wi-Fi, and plenty of space to spread out! The Suites Hotel has great amenities for their guests to enjoy like an indoor pool and whirlpool spa, plus a Fitness Center for those who want to keep up with their workout routine on vacation. Every morning you can enjoy a complimentary breakfast before you set off on the day’s adventure. If fishing is on the agenda, book a charter fishing excursion with White Water Charter. The North Shore Scenic Railroad, Fond-du-luth Casino, and the Omnimax Theater are all nearby. Stay for a week or stay for a month– you won’t run out of things to do at this Minnesota destination!

Address

325 Lake Avenue S., Duluth, MN 55802

Fun facts

The Suites Hotel at Waterfront Plaza is Canal Park's only all suites hotel!

Related Onsite Offerings

The Suites Hotel offers great specials and promotional packages throughout the year.

5 . Sheraton Duluth

Duluth, Minnesota

CALL DIRECT: +1 (218) 733 - 5660

WEBSITE

Stay for business, stay for pleasure, or stay for both! The Sheraton Duluth offers the perfect accommodations for every type of guest and a great location in the heart of downtown.

At the Sheraton Duluth you’ll be provided with everything you need for a great stay. Guests traveling on business will be delighted to know that the hotel is only minutes from the airport and is connected via skyway to all four Essentia Health care buildings. The hotel lobby also has a business center with PCs and Internet Access so you can stay connected. If you’re in Duluth on vacation, you’ve found the right spot to stay. The hotel has an indoor heated pool, state-of-the-art Fitness Center, and a wonderful indoor whirlpool. Unwind with friends and family in the hotel lobby, which offers ultra-comfortable furnishings, terrazzo flooring, and a warm fireplace. If you’re looking for a great place to grab a bite to eat, head to Restaurant 301, located on the first floor of the hotel. The rooms and suites at Sheraton Duluth are the perfect combination of comfort and convenience. In every room you’ll find plasma TVs with cable, video games, in-room movies, and signature bath amenities. The Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Bed is sure to provide you with a sound night of sleep. Wake up and brew a pot of Starbucks Coffee in your in-room coffee maker. Once you’re ready to start the day, head off Canal Park, The Lakewalk, or any of Duluth’s great attractions. The Sheraton Duluth encourages you to come discover one of the friendliest spots in the city and enjoy a marvelous stay!

Address

301 East Superior Street, Duluth, MN 55802

Highlights

Enjoy an upgraded stay as a Club Member. You'll have access to the Club Lounge, a relaxing, upscale space that offers complimentary breakfast, afternoon hors d’oeuvres and a variety of beverage options.

Related Onsite Offerings

If you're looking to plan a meeting or conference, the Sheraton Duluth has three beautiful meeting rooms that offer flexible seating arrangements for meetings and conferences of up to 150 persons.

6 . Edgewater Resort & Waterpark Hotel & Conference Center

Duluth, Minnesota

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 920 - 1211

WEBSITE

We’re going to kick off the second half of our list with a hotel that is the perfect destination for families vacationing in the area. Edgewater Resort & Waterpark Hotel & Conference Center is home to an island-themed waterpark that your kids are sure to love!

Is it a tropical paradise or is it Duluth, Minnesota? It’s both! The Edgewater Resort will become your four-season oasis on Minnesota’s North Shore. The hotel offers guest rooms that are great for a family of 6 or 16. With so many room types to choose from, you’ll be sure to find the perfect accommodations for your family. And then there’s the waterpark! You’re kids will ask to come back before you’ve even left. They’ll have a blast sliding in Tiki Thriller and dropping down the Tiki Tumbler. There are so many fun features at this waterpark that your kids will spend all day discovering them all. If that isn’t enough, there’s also a whole other waterpark located outside the hotel! Not to mention Paradise Cove, a fun-filled arcade with over 40 games. With so much fun packed into this resort, your family won’t want to leave. But if you can pull them away from the waterpark, be sure to visit the aquarium, zoo, and Canal Park– all located nearby. Edgewater Resort & Waterpark Hotel is the ultimate family fun destination in Duluth!

Address

2400 London Road, Duluth, MN 55812

Highlights

Edgewater Resort & Waterpark Hotel is home to Minnesota’s first Vortex Pool.

Related activities

If you're hungry, grab a bite to eat at Tiki Tom's Oasis & Grill!

7 . Beacon Pointe Resort

Duluth, Minnesota

CALL DIRECT: +1 (877) 462 - 3226

VIEW

If you’re looking for luxury accommodations, you’ll find them at Beacon Point Resort.

This resort offers guest rooms, suites, condos, and penthouses. You’ll find a variety of types to choose from– from standard one-bedroom Guest Rooms all the way up to the grand Four-Bedroom Penthouse. No matter which accommodations you choose, you’re sure to enjoy a luxurious stay that is beyond compare. Beacon Point is located right on the water’s edge, and the resort offers many great ways for you to get out and enjoy Lake Superior. Take a two-hour kayaking tour with a knowledgeable guide or hop on a complimentary bike and head out on the Lakewalk towards Canal Park. Your kids will love sitting by the fire and roasting an unlimited amount of tasty s’mores. Just ask the front desk and they’ll provide you with supplies! An unforgettable experience awaits you at Beacon Point Resort!

Address

2100 Water Street, Duluth, MN, 55812

Highlights

Have a movie and game night at Beacon Pointe Resort! The hotel provides a variety of complimentary movies and games at the front desk for check out.

Related Onsite Offerings

Beacon Pointe Resort offers Packages and Promotions to enhance your Duluth vacation.

8 . Radisson Hotel Duluth -Harborview

Duluth, Minnesota

CALL DIRECT: +1 (218) 727 - 8981

VIEW

Our No. 8 hotel is located on Duluth Harbor close to downtown and many local attractions. At the Radisson Hotel Duluth Harborview you’ll find personal service and desirable amenities.

The Radisson stands out from other Duluth hotels due to its unique features like a revolving restaurant. That’s right, a revolving restaurant…and it’s on the rooftop! If you’re in the mood for a signature cocktail or some outstanding pub fare, head to Bowery Bros Pub. You’ll find these great dining spots, plus other upscale services and amenities like an indoor pool and hot tub, a fitness center, and deluxe accommodations. In your Deluxe Guest Room or Suite, you’ll get an amazing night of sleep on the Radisson Sleep Number Bed. Each room also includes business-friendly amenities like a work desk, an ergonomic chair, and complimentary Wi-Fi. In-room movies, a coffeemaker, and room service top off your stay. All of this, plus a convenient location makes the Radisson Hotel Duluth Harborview an unparalleled destination!

Address

505 West Superior Street, Duluth, MN 55802

Highlights

The Radisson has over 9,000 square feet of flexible meeting space that can accommodate up to 400 people.

Related Onsite Offerings

Don't let high gas prices keep you away! The hotel will give you a $25 gas card upon arrival.

9 . Fitger's Inn

Duluth, Minnesota

CALL DIRECT: +1 (218) 722 - 8826

WEBSITE

If you’re looking for a truly one-of-a-kind Duluth experience, stay at Fitger’s Inn, a premier historic lakefront hotel.

Fitger’s Inn is located in the renovated 1885 Fitger Brewery. Inside this historic building you’ll find 62 rooms and suites, four great restaurants, two nightclubs, and many unique retail shops. And did we mention this full service hotel offers magnificent views of Lake Superior and Duluth, plus direct access to Canal Park and the Lakewalk? When you step into your luxurious room, you’ll feel as though you’ve stepped back in time. Exposed brick walls and unique furnishings add to the distinct appeal of the inn, while modern amenities provide you with a comfortable stay. During your stay at Fitger’s Inn, visiting the Brewery Museum is a must. And it wouldn’t be Fitger’s if there weren’t a Beer Store! Some of the other onsite features include Shear Katz, a full-service concept salon and spa and Shoe Fly, an urban footwear store. Come to Duluth and enjoy a stay that is unmatched.

Address

600 East Superior Street, Duluth, MN 55802

Fun facts

Fitger's is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Highlights

The Snow Goose is an onsite gift shop specializing in unique gifts, cards and crafts.

10 . Holiday Inn & Suites Duluth

Duluth, Minnesota

CALL DIRECT: +1 (218) 727 - 7492

VIEW

Wow! We’re already to the end of our list of Top 10 Duluth Vacation Hotels. We’re going to leave you with one last hotel that is a great destination for families– the Holiday Inn & Suites located in the heart of downtown.

This hotel is great for families for a number of reasons. First of all, kids 12 and under stay and eat free! There are great dining options to choose from including Porter’s Restaurant, Sneaker’s Sports Bar & Grill, and The Greenery Deli. You won’t hear the kids complain about being bored on this vacation. The hotel has not one, but two pools including a wading pool for the little ones and a hot tub and sauna for parents. When you want to venture out from the hotel, you’ll only be a 5-minute from Canal Park and the Convention Center. The zoo, aquarium, and Train Depot are also nearby. When it’s time to call it a night, treat your kids to a stay they’ll never forget. The Holiday Inn & Suites has two-room Kids Suites that are decorated in a fun Northwoods or Lake Superior Adventure theme. They’ll love the bunk beds and you’ll love the comfortable King Bed in the Adult Room. The Kids Suite also has a Playstation, DVD player, and a play table with chairs. Reserve a room today and experience a Duluth vacation that’s unlike any other! The Holiday Inn & Suites is a destination the whole family will love!

Address

200 West First Street, Duluth, MN 55802

Highlights

The Holiday Inn & Suites is home to Duluth's only KidSuites!

Related Onsite Offerings

If you're not traveling with family, stay in the hotel's Jacuzzi Suite with a wet bar and two-person whirlpool tub.

statsstats