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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice location, easy in , easy out. Third time staying at this hotel. First two were outstanding, this trip left a lot to be desired. Fan in bathroom went off every 5 minutes, no wash cloths in bathroom, breakfast wasn't as good as the last stays. Ice was great, and shower was very good. Room was clean, but no refrigerator...

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Warroad, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When booking online I rely on the photos and other reviews. The photos of their rooms are very misleading and inaccurate of what they provide. The staff tried to be accommodating and changed our room once. It didn't smell as bad but was much smaller and still not appealing.

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this hotel to treat my parents to a night in Duluth. It wasn't a treat. The rooms hadn't been cleaned and the front desk clerk admitted they didn't have "housekeeping" that day so they weren't cleaned.

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Ironwood, Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only thing going for this hotel is that it's within walking distance (6 blocks) of Essentia Health Clinic and Hospital. That being said, it's located in the seedy side of town. The rooms are old with water stains along the ceiling, chair seat cushions falling apart, and don't forget your screwdriver to fix that clothes hanger on the back...

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Christina L, General Manager at The Downtown Duluth Inn, responded to this review

Dear Crystal, We have received your comments and are truly sorry that you experienced a problem during your stay with us. We make every effort to ensure that all our guests enjoy their stay. Thank you for taking the time to point these items out to us. Please accept out apologies for the inconvenience you experienced. I hope these issues...

South Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to stay if you just need somewhere to sleep. The rooms are clean and there is usually vacancy. Don't expect to be impressed by the staff. Maintenance taking smoking breaks at the front entrance and the check in/out staff will run your credit card and say nothing more.

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Christina L, General Manager at The Downtown Duluth Inn, responded to this review

Rebekah, I am so sorry you were disappointed with the staff. I will definitely look into this. Thank you for taking the time to point these items out to us. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience you experienced. I hope these issues do not discourage you from visiting us in the future. I look forward to showing you our...

Duluth, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in Duluth & are simply using your motel as a "base of operation, and sleeping, this is for you. No pool, no restaurant, etc. It is the classic "cheap sleep" but more than adequate. Owners are good folks & committed to the Duluth area. Thank You

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was very clean and nice. Not big, but more than enough room. The check-in process was quick and easy, and the continental breakfast offered more than expected. There isn't much to do right around the hotel, but it's a short walk form shops, bars etc.

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Christina L, General Manager at The Downtown Duluth Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to post your review. It is greatly appreciated. We hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cons: The room was very drafty with no sound block from the parking lot. Cigarette smoke came pouring in from outside through the heating vent as smokers stood there. There were not enough blankets. Customer service was poor, not even a "Hello." Pros: The breakfast was average and the location good.

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Northfield, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No WiFi in the motel. Signal week even in breakfast room. Noisy heater in the room. Probably we won't repeat. Location is good, centric, but if you need to check email of check internet to plan your trips, it doesn't work at all

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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We needed to be on our way early. To this motel 6:30 breakfast means they start the coffee brewing at that time or shortly after. We froze in the room with the heater running constantly and only one thin blanket. Wind was howling through the door and the bathroom floor was too cold to stand on. All we wanted was...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A convenient location is what draws many travelers to our Duluth hotel, but it's the hospitality and top quality that brings return guests to us. Duluth hotels are already known for great hospitality, but we go the extra mile to make you feel right at home. Our North Shore hotel has everything you need for a spectacular getaway, like luxury bedding, spacious rooms that are comfortable and cool, and a free daily breakfast. Canal Park and the Lakewalk along the shores of Lake Superior are minutes from our hotel located in downtown Duluth, making it easy for guests to enjoy the beauty of the region. At our Lake Superior hotel, the best of the city is right around the corner. Enjoy downtown shopping or head to Miller Hill Mall for a wide selection of favorite shops. The Blues Festival is a local favorite, but the Grandma's Marathon has runners of all ages coming to town. The Reggae Festival and NorthShore Inline Marathon(R) are also popular events near our Duluth hotel. Whether you're here for Bike MS(R)150 or to visit Bentleyville, a great location can make all the difference. We're also close to hospitals like Essentia Health, St. Luke's, St. Mary's and Miller Dwan, which is convenient for medical patients and healthcare workers in town for business. We cater to a wide range of business travelers at our Duluth hotel. Events at Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC) and AMSOIL Arena draw in tradeshow attendees and presenters from around the country. Local schools, colleges and universities also bring those looking for an extended stay to the property. St. Scholastica, the University of Minnesota Duluth, Lake Superior College, Duluth Business University and the University of Wisconsin Superior are all close to us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Downtown Duluth Inn

Address: 131 W 2nd St, Duluth, MN 55802-2193 (Formerly Best Western)
Region: United States > Minnesota > Duluth
Price Range: $98 - $282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Downtown Duluth Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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Also Known As:
Best Western Downtown Hotel Duluth
Duluth Best Western
Best Western Duluth
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“Ask for a room away from the laundry and see if their wireless internet is working.”
Teejaaa, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“IF you must stay here, ask for a room that doesn't smell!!!”
466kathryng, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Loved being able to park right outside the room. Very convenient.”
anitalubrock4556, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Preferred the rooms on ground level”
CarverDude, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I would ask for a room away from the front door.”
Karr, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
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