The Suites Hotel in Canal Park

325 South Lake Ave, Duluth, Minnesota, 55802, United States | 3 star hotel
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Superior!

A travel blog entry by photokent on Aug 09, 2014

2 comments, 16 photos

... suggested we drive down the road to Discount Tire to get tires rotated. We called and made the appointment then went off to get water, prescription and pick up some packages we had shipped to UPS store. When we arrived at the tire place he saw we had 19 inch tires and he only does up to 16 inch so couldn't do it. OOPS. chaulk it off to learning experience. We hope to find someone to do that in Columbus in a few days. For now we hit the road to put some of the 850 ...

A Boring & Long Drive

A travel blog entry by happytrails123 on Jun 27, 2014

1 comment, 4 photos

... for the night in a KOA. After almost 300 miles bouncing and shaking along the winter ravaged, highway pavements of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, we were eager to get out of the RV and go out to dinner and do a bit of ...

We are now in Minnesota.

A travel blog entry by gsoppit on Jun 21, 2014

We were on the road for 20hrs yesterday. Stayed at a Wall-mart overnight. I put on my pj's and went shopping. lol. I didn't but could have and I would have blended in. We.were on a road in Michigan where it was so straight that we didn't have to turn the steering wheel for 4hrs. We couldn't post in Michigan we were in a dead zone, the in tire state. In for a long day started at 6:30 am and will be on the road until late ...

Gooseberry Falls

A travel blog entry by mikenda on Jun 18, 2014

17 photos

... up past midway falls to upper falls, then across another bridge and along the stone wall back to the park entrance. The falls (and there were several of them) are really pretty. They would probably be gorgeous if we hadn't had so much rain because it caused them all to turn brown.
I (as usual) took a ton of photos so now I have to go through and figure out what I am going ...

Holy Scenic Overview!

A travel blog entry by mikenda on Jun 17, 2014

10 photos

... house and down the path again. About 5 miles in all there. Mike ran it with Dasher earlier today as well and I hiked into town.
Two Harbors is a super quaint little old town. The people are so friendly they hug you like they have known you for years. They even ring the church bells at noon and six everyday.
I must say, if I had to live up here, this would be the city I would want to live in.
We watched some really cool sea planes and a big ship come in from our site as ...

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Location

This 3 star hotel, located on 325 South Lake Ave, Duluth, is near Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive, Lake Superior Maritime Museum, S.S. William A. Irvin Ore Boat Museum, and The Vista Fleet.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews The Suites Hotel in Canal Park Duluth

    Nice room but very noisy

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    The hotel is very nice but very old. Because of the age, pipes are exposed in the rooms, adding to extreme noise. I found the staff to be friendly but that doesn't make up for the lack of peace and quiet.

    There were also quite a few dogs wandering throughout the hotel which was surprising. I actually witnessed one dog urinating on a pillar in the hallway. I realize that this is not the fault of the hotel but probably would not have stayed there had I known dogs were allowed. I would only return if I was desperate for a room and their rates were significantly cheaper.

    Hotel with two personalities

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    Although the hotel is clean and comfortable, their ambiance needs work.

    The web site gives the impression of a sophisticated choice on Canal Park. We found as many screaming kids wrapped in towels from the swimming pool like most other hotels in the area.

    If you are bringing the kids for some fun, it's great. If you are looking for a smart, stylish alternative from the "Holidome" type hotels...Keep looking.

    We'll be back

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    A welcome sight after a long night of dancing and socializing at our wedding. We are from Duluth and live less than a mile from Hawthorn Suites, but I'd pick to stay here any night of the week versus my own home!We stayed in a Whirlpool Suite and it was a perfect end to a wonderful wedding day.

    Sterile Military Bedroom

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    We stayed July 4th in a 1-bedroom luxury? suite. The lobby was inviting, and the staff appeared friendly and helpful as we checked in, but we were very disappointed in our room. The living/kitchen area was very small and sparse. The bedroom, although large, reminded me of military housing- the cement walls and exposed pipes were painted a pale yellow and the trim was done in dark brown. Not much for decorating. The room which I was told had a harbor view did in fact look out at the back parking lot and the William Irving ship. One can't see any view of water from the room because of the ship which is stationary. Our room was not quiet as we could hear everything going on in the hallway. In the morning there was an expanded continental breakfast which was very nice. The staff was unable to keep up with the line of hungary guests though. There wasn't enough clean plates or trays and although I and another person both brought this to the staff's attention, they didn't seem to move too quickly to remedy the situation. We talked with another guest in the elevator who was actually from Duluth and she said her family always stayed at Hawthorn Suites when they needed a hotel in town. I couldn't understand it! We had stayed in another hotel just across the street last year. It didn't call itself a "luxury" hotel but the accomadations were much more pleasing and at a more honest price.

    Loved Hawthorn newer 2 br suite

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    Our nonsmoking room was smelled smokey. We were put in one of the newer 2 bedroom suites, at no extra charge! It had a fireplace, jacuzzi, full kitchen, dining room, living room and 2 bathrooms. It was a beautiful 2 bedroom "home".

    Loved it

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    Stayed at the Hawthorn for 3 days. We had the 2 bedroom, two bathroom, fireplace, full kitchen, jacuzzi suite. It fit our family of five perfectly. The staff was great, the breakfast had something for everyone. The rooms are very clean, you cannot hear anyone else on the same floor no noise at all. We stay here every time we are in Duluth and have never been disappointed.

    Excellent Staff, Comfortable Rooms

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    I arived in the midle of the night and the staff was efficient and very polite. In the morning the new staff knew my name (I had asked if I could stay latter than the reg. check out). I then wished to stay another night and they were able to accomidate me even with a busy weekend in Duluth. The rooms are unique, but nice, clean, comffortable and everything worked (tv, microwave, frig, etc.). I will stay there again and highly reccomend it if you are looking to stay on Canal Park in Duluth.

    Recommended

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    Weirdly dark room, but clean and nice. Nice pool.

    Accomodating Staff

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    My family and I stayed there Thanksgiving weekend, 2002. We had a problem with banging pipes, but we talked to the manager and the next day were put in a two bedroom, two bath suite with a fireplace, whirlpool and full kitchen -- at no extra cost!! They were very accomodating. We would stay here again -- even if there weren't any problems.

    Worst Hotel Ever!

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    Beds rock hard. No Windows in rooms. Loud banging pipes. Worn out sleeper sofa. I could not get out of the hotel fast enough.

    TripAdvisor Reviews The Suites Hotel in Canal Park Duluth

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good