South Pier Inn is Canal Park's only waterfront boutique hotel, located at the foot of the landmark Aerial Lift Bridge. This exciting hotel sits within walking distance of Duluth’s major attractions and convention center. Waterfront Suites feature whirlpools, fireplaces, private balconies and amazing waterfront views. Check us out for Grandma's Marathon or Blues Fest weekend. Stroll the beaches of Lake Superior, or take in a beautiful sunset. Experience Duluth's premier shipwatching destination! Built in 2002, South Pier Inn is located at the foot of the Aerial Lift Bridge in Duluth's historic Canal Park. The hotel offers beautifully appointed waterfront suites complete with whirlpools, gas fireplaces, and private waterfront balconies. With amazing views of the Duluth Ship Canal and harbor, our suites offer the ultimate ship watching experience. Enjoy breathtaking sunsets and look eye-to-eye with the captains of massive ships from around the world. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the Lake Superior shoreline, or catch a delightful dinner at one of Canal Park's many great restaurants. Complimentary continental breakfast and free high speed wireless internet available. Seasonal specials and packages available on our website. Join Pier PERKS!, our guest loyalty program, and begin earning your way to a free or discounted stay. And don't forget to ask about our corporate card and direct bill programs for your business travel needs. South Pier Inn was named Best Waterfront Hotel in Minnesota in 2007. Come see what makes us Duluth's premier shipwatching destination!