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Salem, MA, United States
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Salem, MA, United States
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Cheapest month:February
Most expensive month:July
Average price in Salem:$318/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$50/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Thursday
$185 - $714
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$231 - $565
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Where to stay in Salem

About Salem

Widely known for the infamous Witch Trials, Salem is a spellbinding city with plenty of New England charm and culture. From the historic harbourside to the vibrant downtown, you can discover a treasure trove of post-medieval, Georgian and Victorian architecture.

Things to do

Uncover the haunted history of Salem on a witchcraft night walking tour. Wander the cobblestone streets after dark and visit the Old Burying Point Cemetery to learn the truth about the infamous events. If you’d like to delve deeper into the city’s past, visit the Salem Witch Museum to see fascinating narratives and exhibits depicting the Witch Trials.

Stimulate your senses with a visit to the Peabody Essex Museum, home to New England’s most extensive art collection. Discover an array of permanent and changing exhibits spanning modern art to photography and culture. Highlights include the bright and airy atrium and beautiful examples of Chinese vernacular architecture.

Interested in Salem’s rich maritime heritage? Discover the age of sailing at Salem Maritime National Historic Site, home to Pickering Wharf and the “Friendship of Salem”, a reconstructed tall shop from 1797. Wander along the historic harbour lined with red-brick colonial architecture and stop for a seafood feast at one of the many waterfront restaurants, such as Sea Level Oyster Bar.

Tour the House of the Seven Gables, a 17th-century mansion made famous by the American author Nathaniel Hawthorne. Wander through the Colonial Revival gardens and visit the birthplace of Nathaniel. For more family fun, spend a day riding roller coasters at Canobie Lake Park.

Getting around

Salem is 40 kilometres north-east of Boston and 160 kilometres south of Portland, with buses, ferries and rental cars available for transport. Salem is a pedestrian-friendly town, with most sites within a 20-minute walk, although the hop-on-hop-off Salem Trolley is a great way to get around.

Salem travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Salem?

    Salem is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Clipper Ship Inn, which has a current rating of 7.8. For other potential stays, consider The Salem Inn and Apartments in Salem, which can also be great places to stay in Salem.

  • What is a good hotel near Salem Witch Museum?

    Reviews of Clipper Ship Inn recommend it as a good place to stay near Salem Witch Museum, scoring 7.8/10 from 10 ratings.

  • What is a good hotel in Salem near Peabody Essex Museum?

    Clipper Ship Inn is a hotel near Peabody Essex Museum that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 7.8 from 10 reviews.

  • Is there a good hotel near Salem Maritime National Historic Site?

    10 HotelsCombined reviews of Clipper Ship Inn score it 7.8/10, making it a highly recommended hotel near Salem Maritime National Historic Site.

  • How much do hotels in Salem cost?

    The average price of a hotel in Salem is $365 per night, based on the last 3 days’ data.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Salem?

    HotelsCombined searches in the last 3 days suggest cheap Salem hotels have prices starting from as low as $137/night, depending on the popularity of your requested dates.