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Leslie's Retreat: Spacious Home Ideally Located to Everything
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0.92 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (107 reviews)
Nice, comfortable house-

"Mary was a wonderful host. She met us at the door and provided basic household information. The house is an older place that has been maintained and feels like a comfortable “grandma’s house”. There is plenty of space for a large group to hang out, eat, and sleep without being cramped. Shower is ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2020

Leslie's Retreat: Spacious Home Ideally Located to Everything
Discounted! Authentic 1739 Two Bdrm Cottage in Historic Salem
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0.93 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (29 reviews)
Absolutely gorgeous

"We want to thank you very much for this stay, we enjoyed ourselves, and the house was perfect, thank you"…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Discounted! Authentic 1739 Two Bdrm Cottage in Historic Salem
Mcintyre Historic District Downtown Salem, 1min Walk to Sites, Wedding Venues, & Dining, Parking
4.9/5Exceptional! (24 reviews)
Spacious Victorian

"Great house and very walkable area. Very cozy and fun to be right in Salem!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2020

Mcintyre Historic District Downtown Salem, 1min Walk to Sites, Wedding Venues, & Dining, Parking
Salem Renovated First Floor 3-4br!
The price is $182 per night
0.44 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (3 reviews)
Overall Nice Experience

"Overall it was fine. Just missing a few essentials: pasta drainer, kitchen dish towels, broom, dust pan, and potholders. It was nice to be able to enjoy our day out and about, then come back to the apartment and cook dinner and relax. Saved a lot of money by being able to cook meals at the ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2019

Salem Renovated First Floor 3-4br!
Salem Spacious Renovated 2nd Fl 3-4br!
The price is $177 per night
0.44 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (3 reviews)
Nice apartment in Salem with lots of space

"We really enjoyed our stay."…"

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

Salem Spacious Renovated 2nd Fl 3-4br!
The Merchant
3 out of 5
148 Washington Street, Salem, MA
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The price is $239 per night
0.44 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (145 reviews)

"Interesting and comfy old building, great staff, great location"…"

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020

The Merchant
Stepping Stone Inn
2.5 out of 5
19 Washington Square North, Salem, MA
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0.73 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (66 reviews)

"Amazing property run by a lovely family! Very helpful, went above and beyond, home brewed coffee was the best"…"

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

Stepping Stone Inn
Apartments in Salem
3 out of 5
40-42 Dow Street, Salem, MA
The price is $159 per night
0.44 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (22 reviews)

"Cute and clean"…"

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2019

Apartments in Salem
Salem 3rd Floor 3BR Apartment
The price is $154 per night
0.45 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (6 reviews)
Great apartment!

"Cozy apartment"…"

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2020

Salem 3rd Floor 3BR Apartment
The Hotel Salem
3 out of 5
209 Essex Street, Salem, MA
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The price is $128 per night
0.52 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (393 reviews)

"It was great however, there was leftover food in the fridge from i don’t know when."…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

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Visiting Salem

History buffs will enjoy exploring Salem, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants. Walkable and welcoming, this city will delight tourists with its museums, local tours, and shopping. Around the area, top sights include USS Constitution Museum, TD Garden, and Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

  • You'll find 1432 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Boston
  • The closest major airport is in Beverly, MA (BVY-Beverly Municipal), 5 mi (8 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), 12 mi (19.3 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Salem

Well known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include Salem Museum, Witch History Museum, and Salem Wax Museum. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Pickering House, Gedney House, and Hamilton Hall. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Salem Theatre Company and Phillips House.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 16 hotels and other lodging options available to select from in Salem. Here you'll find top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • The Merchant - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with an in-room fireplace. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and proximity to public transit.
  • Stepping Stone Inn - Our customers like the local sightseeing and clean, comfortable rooms at this B&B. This 2.5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • Hawthorne Hotel - This 3.5-star hotel features 2 restaurants, free WiFi, and free parking. Expedia customers like its bar and beach locale.

Outside the city, popular places to see include USS Constitution Museum, 12.6 mi/20.3 km from the heart of the city, and TD Garden, which is 13.3 mi (21.3 km) away.

Dressing for Salem

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 50°F and the nighttime average to be 16°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 78°F during the day and 30°F at night
  • July through September averages 80°F during the day and 44°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 64°F during the day and 18°F at night
  • About 47.40 inches of rain falls on Salem each year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 78°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 18°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Salem?
Stepping Stone Inn is a favorite with Expedia customers. This B&B is steps from Salem Witch Museum, and offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Traveler reviews also recommend The Merchant and Hawthorne Hotel as top choices for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Salem, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of room reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to get the top deals on offer in Salem.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Salem?
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What's the best place to stay on a budget in Salem?
Based on reviews, Clipper Ship Inn is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Another top choice for your stay on the cheap is Hawthorne Hotel.
What's the best accommodation for a family trip to Salem?
Hawthorne Hotel is a top 3.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features 2 restaurants and free parking. Other good choices for your stay with the kids include Clipper Ship Inn and Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites. Attractions like Salem Willows Park and Salem Toy Museum are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic vacation to Salem?
Hawthorne Hotel is a favorite 3.5-star hotel for couples, and features 2 restaurants and a bar. Another choice for a stay with your sweetheart is The Merchant.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Salem?
Apartments in Salem is a top apartment for people traveling with their pets, and offers free WiFi for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet include The Salem Inn and Hawthorne Hotel.
Where is the best hotel to stay with easy access to Salem Witch Museum?
Adjacent to Salem Witch Museum, Hawthorne Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3.5-star hotel offers 2 restaurants and free WiFi. Other good options close by include The Hotel Salem and Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites.
What about the best place to stay near Salem Common?
One of the top choices for your stay is Hawthorne Hotel, located next to Salem Common, and this 3.5-star hotel offers 2 restaurants and free WiFi. Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites and The Hotel Salem are other good choices nearby.
What's the best accommodation to stay near the beach in Salem?
Stepping Stone Inn is a top 3.5-star beach hotel with an indoor pool and a restaurant. Other good options to stay near the beach include The Salem Inn and Hawthorne Hotel. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Revere Beach or Crane Beach.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Salem?
Hawthorne Hotel is a favorite 3.5-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring 2 restaurants and a bar. The Merchant and The Salem Inn are a couple of other boutique hotels.
What's the best accommodation in Salem to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Hawthorne Hotel is a top 3.5-star historic hotel bookable on Expedia and it offers 2 restaurants. Other choices near historic sites include The Merchant and Stepping Stone Inn. Also notable landmarks to visit include Witch House, Salem Witch Trials Memorial, and Hamilton Hall.

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