Best Bed And Breakfasts In Salem, Massachusetts For Your Weekend Getaway - Updated 2023


Famous for its full maritime history, Salem possesses historical sites, museums, and diverse tourist attractions. It’s a vibrant and great city to live and play as easy access to public transportation is provided to discover what Salem has to offer. Moreover, Salem provides various department stores and shopping malls, a downtown retail area, and multiple restaurants like fine dining and outdoor cafes. You can also find diverse activities and attractive destinations here. They are entirely free of charge like strolling along beautiful Chestnut Street, relaxing at The Ropes Mansion, playing in Salem Common, tasting the delicacies at Harbor Sweets, and wandering along Salem Willows Park. For your next visit, why don’t you check out the best bed and breakfasts in Salem, Massachusetts for a great stay?

1. Dorm-type room with Harry Potter magical experience (from USD 345)

This bed and breakfast is perfect for those who like trying out different things. They will witness the artistry from the Harry Potter series in this magical experience designed by the hostess. The owner works for years in the game industry. Guests will enjoy the fantastic breakfast prepared by the nice host, especially the homemade pumpkin cheesecake muffins. This bed and breakfast comes with two single beds, WiFi, hairdryer, linen, wide doorway to the bathroom, toilet with accessible height, laptop-friendly workspace, and cooking essential amenities. This place with a warm and cozy atmosphere is located on a small dead-end street. It’s about a mile away (1.6 kilometers) from the center of Salem and Salem Train Station. Guests will enter the apartment by saying a password. You can also enjoy a tour of Hocus Pocus filming locations, try the tea and coffee from the coffee bar, and head to the Bit Bar eatery with classic arcade games.

Witches Room w Breakfast
331 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
breakfast was extremely tasty and hope made us gluten free pancakes with egg & bacon & potato cakes
the whole place was a dream come true for my harry potter fan
hope's place is quaint and charming with a decorum any harry potter fan would rave about
this is one of those airbnbs that you only dream are possible as a hp fan/travel enthusiast
and the toilet lol heated seats makes you never want to leave
house is very charming clean beautiful and cool
her place is very clean and i loved the decor
nice and clean bathroom room sheets and accommodations
her place is pretty clean and stocked up for your stay
the cottage is so cozy clean and welcoming
she is an absolutely amazing host
hope was an amazing host
hope is a wonderful host
hope was a very hospitable host
an absolutely lovely place with a lovely host
great location about a 15 minute walk into town
great location wonderful breakfast would recommend
it was in a great location - just a few minutes from the center of town
was a short walk to downtown after an amazing breakfast and entertaining conversation
what a great way to start the day location is only a mile from downtown salem
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2. Delightful inn close to Salem Witch Museum (from USD 400)

The Stepping Stone Inn offers six charming, renovated guest rooms. The accommodation offers a complete continental breakfast such as muffins, croissants, bagels, drinks, fruit, and juice in the cozy dining room. It is located strategically close to Salem Witch Museum and the Hawthorne Hotel. Visitors can enjoy the vast sitting room with free 24-hour delicious coffee and tea service after a long trip in a beautiful historic area in Salem. The accommodation comes with free WiFi, iPhone charging alarm clocks, parking areas, as well as a pleasing design interior. There are guest room options to choose from, including Big Sur room with the best view onto lush Salem Common, cool and serene Monterey room, warm and cozy San Francisco, and unique and beautiful Washington DC room.

The Stepping Stone Inn
Salem, Massachusetts, United States
140 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
also great coffee and tasty muffins at breakfast
building has central ac wifi works pretty well all good
the room was comfortable and the breakfast was delicious
the room was great
our room was beautiful and very comfortable
the room was nice clean and had everything we needed
matthew was a wonderful host full of great recommendations
the host we’re on site and very warm and friendly
the hosts are kind and attentive and their cats are so sweet
the host matt was hospitable and very knowledgeable about the town's history and the best tours and entertainment
the host are awesome professional and know the area with impressive detail
great location easy to walk everywhere
all good if you choose this place
location was fantastic right in the heart of salem
the location of the stepping stone inn is fantastic
great location excellent hosts
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3. Low-cost accommodation in Salem's downtown area

This accommodation is located in a pleasant neighborhood and an expensive tourist area. It’s about five minutes away from the downtown area in Salem. Moreover, it’s a short walk to restaurants and historic sites. This low-cost accommodation is equipped with secure on-street parking. You will have a good time visiting this accommodation since the place provides breakfast and has a gaming system all included. It provides comfortable and clean accommodation as well as a separate private entrance as a bonus. It also comes with a TV, hot water, iron, and essential amenities as well.

Aury Martinez
Salem, Massachusetts, United States
11 reviews
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
a wonderful place gaming systems breakfast & bathroom all included
the place was clean and comfortable
the host was very nice and friendly
aura was super hospitable and made sure i was comfortable the whole stay
very close to all the cool places
great location so close to downtown salem
the location was awesome for the price
the walk is full of cute houses and is through a nice neighborhood
very hospitable host and incredibly convenient location would definitely recommend
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4. Outstanding B&B located in a fantastic area

Considered as the best B&B in the area, House B&B Northey was the winner of the “Reader’s Choice” award of the North Shore Magazine in 2010. This accommodation is located in a fantastic area with a quiet street. It is an easy walk to downtown, museums, the waterfront, train stations, restaurants as well as piers. Guests can also enjoy its full rooms, each with a private bath. The accommodation comes with 100-percent fine cotton linens, best-quality queen mattresses, and prime down pillows. It offers amenities such as WiFi, cable TV, on-site parking, hairdryer, iron, as well as prepared breakfasts in the dining room with sun deck.

Northey House B&B
14 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

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if you’re visiting salem this space has a fantastic location within short walking distance to downtown
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5. Guesthouse near the lovely Preston Beach

Marblehead Guest House comes with four bedrooms with three queen beds and one single extra-long twin, suitable for seven guests. Each room features two windows, one love seat, closets, an armoire, and drawers. Meanwhile, guests can enjoy The Breakfast Nook on the 2nd floor with continental breakfast provided. Besides these, guests can have access to off-street parking, shared bathroom, and free WiFi. The accommodation is located in the serene and lovely Marblehead area, 12 miles (19 kilometers) away from Cambridge and Boston. It offers a natural trail for biking, running, hiking, and bird-watching in front of the house. Preston Beach is just a walk away where guests can watch the sunrise. Next door to historic Selam and Peabody-Essex, the charming shops and engaging restaurants are plentiful in the lovely coastal Marblehead village area.

Marblehead Guest House - "Master Bedroom" Room #1
Marblehead, Massachusetts, United States
47 reviews
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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i loved lounging around my room in the spa robes
beautiful home with warm beds
beautiful home with warm beds
the breakfast was excellent as well a nice touch to the stay we highly recommend her place
our room was comfortable and we got a great nights sleep
the place was very clean and the hostess was very friendly
clean charming and well located
judith’s masterbedroom was amazing very home-like and clean
the bed was also very comfortable and clean
judith is a great host the place is clean and cute and our room was cozy and comfortable
judith is a very nice host
she is very kind and knowledgeable of the area
judith is a wonderful and kind host
judith was a gracious host and very congenial
a wonderful host judith is friendly and has set up the rooms in such a delightful manner
great location in a lovely neighborhood
beautiful house in a beautiful location
the best part though is the location just a short walk away from a beautiful beach
great convenient place to stay close proximity to salem ma
very comfortable safe home in a great location
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6. Accommodation with the best city and beach views

Staying in this accommodation, guests will get the best view of the city and the beach in a quiet neighborhood. This accommodation is not a B&B, but it’s for short-term roomers. It offers a comfortable queen bedroom with a private bath and cable TV. Guests can prepare breakfast using the breakfast items provided here and dine in the area of the kitchen all day. Guests can also unwind on the large back decks and a front porch encircled by a lovely garden, as well as enjoy the living room and dining room. This area provides biking, walking trails, and golf courses. Also, the accommodation is situated near public transit and has a parking area.

Island Living with City Views IV
Nahant, Massachusetts, United States
74 reviews
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautifully decorated rooms fast wifi a porch & large garden to enjoy
linda provided delicious pastries bagels and coffee each morning for breakfast at our convenience
very clean and nice place
the room was very clean
the room and bathroom are clean and comfortable
the room is clean and well decorated i love it
the bedrooms and bath are very clean and well-kept attractive so comfortable and quiet
linda was the perfect host for me
linda was a wonderful host
linda was an amazing host
linda is an awesome host
linda was an incredibly gracious host
plus convenient location & friendly guests
great hostess and great location
the location was fantastic an easy walk to the beach
the location is great convenient and quiet
nice quiet location easy access into the house
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Have a unique vacation at the best bed and breakfasts in Salem

For a unique vacation, check out the best bed and breakfasts in Salem, Massachusetts here. Since Salem has holiday markets all around the city, be sure to choose the right accommodation for your weekend getaway to enjoy this beautiful destination. Don’t forget to explore the Coast Area with its panoramic natural beauty by cycling or taking a leisurely walk along the seaside. You will actually find many activities to do in this city with your loved ones.

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