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Amelia Payson House

16 Winter Street, Salem, MA 01970
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Amelia Payson House
Ranked #3 of 9 Salem B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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McDonough, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

I'm a native of the area and returned with a friend to show her the sights of the North Shore. This B&B was a superb choice for several reasons. First, the building itself is beautiful from a historic perspective. The owners, who have been in the B&B business for decades, have maintained it beautifully. The dining room is historically charming,... More

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Mesa, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

This bed and breakfast was a perfect choice for our stay in Salem. The room was quaint and comfortable. Breakfast was delicious and served beautifully in the dinning room complete with china and friendly conversation. There is a small sitting area located at the top of the landing where snacks, coffee and tea are available anytime. Since we are early... More

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Wylie, TX
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013 via mobile

After searching the bed and breakfasts in the Salem area I am so glad we decided to stay here. Ada and Don are very helpful with referring places to eat and for giving directions around town. You can really see they have a passion for their town. The house could not be in a better location and we enjoyed the... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We stayed at the b&b for two nights. Ada & Donald are wonderful, welcoming hosts! We loved the fresh breakfast which included freshly baked goods lovingly made by Ada. Our room was spacious, beautiful, quiet and clean - and the bed was very comfy! Also, a great plus is that the ferry to Boston is super close (you can walk... More

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Cheektowaga, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Perfection! The Amelia Payson House is warm, charming and very well kept. Our room was meticulously clean. Ada & Donald made us feel so comfortable and were extra attentive to my daughter. Breakfast was above and beyond what we expected and we enjoyed our conversations with Ada, Donald and the other guests. We can't stop talking about the fun we... More

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Longwood, Florida, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Our time spent in Salem was even better due to Ada & Donald Roberts at the Amelia Payson House. Clean, friendly and inviting, the Amelia Payson house was just steps from all of the attractions Salem has to offer. Breakfast was great with warm and gracious hosts. Highly recommend...

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Let me start with this is what a B&B is all about! I was never impressed before now with B&B's. Ada makes you feel so comfortable and like one of the family while still giving you space. The breakfast she serves are spectacular! I saw some people complain on some of the other reviews but I do not see how... More

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Southern Indiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The Amelia Payson is a beautiful house with meticulously cared-for rooms. A friend and I stayed in a large room with two beds. The bathroom was huge. The innkeepers were very helpful with advice on what to see and do. They also recommended the Finz restaurant where we had a fabulous seafood dinner. Salem is a lovely place to visit.... More

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Port Hruon Mi
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Delightful accommodations with comfortable sitting are for guests and lots of materials on area; very helpful hosts with suggestions for restaurants;location convenient to the center of Salem. Off street parking which is a very nice plus in an area where parking is at a minimum.. Very nice breakfasts with choices of hot and cold dishes.

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Brooklyn, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

If you are looking for a quality bed and breakfast in Salem, MA, you cannot do better than the Amelia Payson Guest House. The rooms are immaculately clean and beautifully decorated. Ada and Donald Roberts are delightful people and the breakfasts are wonderful. Best of all, you will meet so many interesting people during your stay.

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Address: 16 Winter Street, Salem, MA 01970
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Salem
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Ranked #3 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Salem
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A little bit about us...Celebrating 27 years as innkeepers, Ada & Donald invite you to their 1845 Greek Revival home. Guest will not only enjoy the grace and charm that is tradition at a true Bed & Breakfast Host Home, but will also appreciate our convenient Historic District location; just steps from all of Salem's limitless activities. Forget about your car, a five minute stroll finds the Witch Museum, the National Park Service Visitor's Center, the Peabody Essex Museum, the House of the Seven Gables, and all the shops, restaurants, whale watching & harbor tours located at Pickering Wharf Marina. Amtrak train service and/or passenger Ferry to Boston is just four blocks away. ... more   less 

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