This property is a 12-minute walk from the beach. Situated between Lake Superior and Duluth Harbor Basin, this waterfront hotel is nestled at the foot of the Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge. Free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV are provided in every guest room.

All waterfront suites at South Pier Inn have private balconies, which provide the opportunity for our guests to look eye-to-eye with ships captains, as international vessels enter the harbor under the Aerial Lift Bridge. A refrigerator and tea and coffee-making amenities are also provided in each room.

Guests can enjoy a walk or enjoy a sunset from the private 400 foot shoreline path at South Pier Inn. A complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning.

Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, located across the harbor, is less than one mile away. Duluth city center, Great Lakes Aquarium and Bayfront Festival Park are a 5 minute drive from this hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

South Pier Inn has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Nov 6, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Breakfast Info

Continental

Free private parking available at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose South Pier Inn

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
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  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Lakewalk Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    750 feet from property
  • Franklin Park Beach

    8.1 Very good beach
    1,850 feet from property
  • Minnesota Point Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    3,250 feet from property
  • Hearding Island Canal Beach

    8.7 Excellent beach
    1.1 miles from property
  • Leif Erikson Park Beach

    8.2 Very good beach
    1.3 miles from property
  • Lakewalk East Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    1.7 miles from property
  • Lafayette Community Club Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Aerial Lift Bridge
    0.1 miles
  • Lake Superior Maritime Museum
    0.1 miles
  • Great Lakes Aquarium
    0.3 miles
  • SS William A Irvin Ore Boat Museum
    0.4 miles
  • Duluth Canal Park
    0.4 miles
  • Canal Park Square
    0.5 miles
  • Enger Park and Tower
    1.5 miles
  • Leif Erickson Park Rose Garden
    1.5 miles
  • Glensheen Estate
    3.2 miles
  • Spirit Mountain
    7.2 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Lakewalk Beach
    750 feet
  • Franklin Park Beach
    1,850 feet
  • Minnesota Point Beach
    3,250 feet
  • Hearding Island Canal Beach
    1.1 miles
  • Leif Erikson Park Beach
    1.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Duluth International
    6.5 miles
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Amenities of South Pier Inn
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Themed dinners Off-site Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Skiing Off-site
  • Fishing Off-site
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Express check-in/out
  • Business center
  • 24-hour front desk
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules South Pier Inn takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

6:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express South Pier Inn accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

You must show a valid photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all special requests cannot be guaranteed and are subject to availability upon check-in. Additional charges may apply.

Please note reservations of 3 or more rooms are considered to be a group. Group reservations should contact the hotel directly before booking.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about South Pier Inn

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to South Pier Inn by:

    • Car 15min

  • South Pier Inn offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Fishing
    • Themed dinners
    • Walking tours
    • Tour or class about local culture

  • The prices at South Pier Inn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The nearest beach is 3,100 feet from South Pier Inn.

  • Check-in at South Pier Inn is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • South Pier Inn is 1.6 miles from the center of Duluth.

  • Room options at South Pier Inn include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • Guests staying at South Pier Inn can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • À la carte