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New Bedford hotels and places to stay

Hathaway Home- Downtown Historic New Bedford, Across From Whaling Museum
Mariner's Point Resort
2.5 out of 5
425 Grand Avenue, Falmouth, MA
The price is $180 per night
17.86 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (148 reviews)

"Great view of coastline and Martha’s Vineyard. Service was good and room in good shspe"…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

Mariner's Point Resort
Historic Down-town New Bedford, Luxury Loft, 5 Star Premier Property Partner
King of Safety of the Great New Bedford
The price is $450 per night
2.97 mi from city center
King of Safety of the Great New Bedford
Ramada by Wyndham Middletown Newport Area
2.5 out of 5
425 E Main Rd, Middletown, RI
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $111 per night
20.25 mi from city center
3.4/5Good! (120 reviews)

"We were a late check in. They were ready for us."…"

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Ramada by Wyndham Middletown Newport Area
Inn on the Square
3.5 out of 5
40 North Main Street, Falmouth, MA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $229 per night
16.69 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (985 reviews)
Beautiful 😍

"what a beautiful place 😍 ❤ a true gem 💎 ✨ 💖"…"

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

Inn on the Square
Best Western Dartmouth-New Bedford
2.5 out of 5
737 State Road, North Dartmouth, MA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $120 per night
5.22 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (719 reviews)

"My late husband and I stayed there when we came home to visit our family."…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Best Western Dartmouth-New Bedford
Hampton Inn Cape Cod Canal
2.5 out of 5
12 Kendall Rae Place, Buzzards Bay, MA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $161 per night
18.37 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (17 reviews)

"Nice hotel! Excellent COVID-19 precautions! Comfy room and bed! Very clean! Friendly staff!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

Hampton Inn Cape Cod Canal
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott New Bedford
2.5 out of 5
185 Macarthur Drive, New Bedford, MA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $199 per night
0.32 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (423 reviews)
Great place to stay

"Great"…"

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott New Bedford
Holiday Inn Cape Cod-Falmouth
3 out of 5
291 Jones Rd, Falmouth, MA
The price is $142 per night
17.24 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (440 reviews)

"It was very clean,comfy bed just a great stay.A great location to beaches stores ECT.."…"

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

Holiday Inn Cape Cod-Falmouth
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Visiting New Bedford

Visitors to New Bedford are sure to enjoy the waterfront. Tourists can also enjoy the city's live music, museums, and art. Top sights around the area include Buttonwood Park Zoo, Old Silver Beach, and Edaville.

  • There are 3 hotels and other accommodations in New Bedford
  • The closest major airport is in New Bedford, MA (EWB-New Bedford Regional), 3.1 mi (5 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Newport, RI (NPT-Newport State), 19.8 mi (31.8 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in New Bedford

Cultural venues in the city include New Bedford Whaling Museum, New Bedford Art Museum, and Zeiterion Theatre. The city is notable for landmarks like Fort Taber, Old Third District Courthouse, and New Bedford Whaling National Historic Park. Exploring the waterfront is just one of the top activities, while Buttonwood Park Zoo and New Bedford Seastreak Ferry Terminal are sights to visit.

Here's a top accommodation based on our user reviews:

  • New Bedford Harbor Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a bar, along with an in-room sofa bed. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and proximity to shopping.

Outside the city, top places to visit include Old Silver Beach, located 14.8 mi (23.9 km) from the heart of the city, and Edaville, which is 16.6 mi (26.7 km) away.

Dressing for New Bedford

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 51°F and the nighttime average to be 21°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 80°F during the day and 35°F at night
  • July through September averages 83°F during the day and 52°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 69°F during the day and 23°F at night
  • New Bedford gets about 51.93 inches of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 81°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 23°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in New Bedford?
New Bedford Harbor Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott New Bedford is another top choice for your stay based on traveler reviews.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in New Bedford, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel reservations are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best options available in New Bedford.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to New Bedford?
For more details about updating your trip to New Bedford or cancelling it, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in New Bedford?
Based on reviews, Whaler Inn and Suites is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking.
What's the best hotel for a family trip to New Bedford?
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott New Bedford is a hotel with an indoor pool and a restaurant, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Whaler Inn and Suites is another good option for your kid-friendly vacation. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to Buttonwood Park Zoo.
Where is the best place to stay near New Bedford Whaling Museum?
Adjacent to New Bedford Whaling Museum, New Bedford Harbor Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and a bar. Other good choices within a short distance include Seaport Inn & Marina and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott New Bedford.
What about the best place to stay close to Buttonwood Park Zoo?
One of the top choices for your stay is New Bedford Harbor Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member, located 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Buttonwood Park Zoo, and this 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and a bar. Seaport Inn & Marina and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott New Bedford are a couple of other good options within a few miles.
What's the best place to stay for a beach vacation in New Bedford?
New Bedford Harbor Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection is a top hotel for a beach vacation, and features an indoor pool and a restaurant. Whaler Inn and Suites is another good option for your stay near the beach. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Old Silver Beach or Horseneck State Beach.
What are some accommodations with pools in New Bedford?
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott New Bedford is a top hotel with an indoor pool, a restaurant, and free WiFi.

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