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Stepping Stone Inn

Certificate of Excellence
19 Washington Square North, Salem, MA 01970
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Woodbury, Connecticut
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27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is perfectly located with everything in Salem within walking distance. The innkeepers were available when needed, but we had our privacy as desired. Room was small, as promised. AC worked well & room was quiet. Cancellation policy is generous, although we didn't use it. Nice that they provided free tickets to local attractions.

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North Adams Massachusetts
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have always stayed at the same BNB In Salem and was looking for something different! I only got to stay here one night but it was a great find! I see the complaints and I would have to disagree! This is a beautiful home and they have only had it for a hear and a half. I think they... More 

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Kingston, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a night at the Stepping Stone Inn on our way back from Maine. It was a beautiful, convenient place to stay. The innkeepers are warm and kind and very helpful and accomodating. Breakfast was delicious! I can't wait to go back!

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't like to bash businesses but I stayed here years and years ago when it was run by a previous owner and enjoyed it very much. I found the place to be well cared for, warm, inviting and decorated well. He also had a very cute breakfast and some fine China he served it on. It was all the... More 

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SteppingStoneInn, Owner at Stepping Stone Inn, responded to this review

While we are sad this guest didn't enjoy their stay with us, we feel it's important to point out they waited nearly a whole year after staying here before writing this review. Maybe their memory has been clouded by nine months' worth of newer memories and experiences... When we bought this old house a year and a half ago, we... More 

Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the hosts were very welcoming and helpful. They gave us great suggestions regarding restaurants and places to visit. The rooms were big and comfortable. We felt right at home and we are VERY picky! As for location, it was perfect. Everything was walkable distance. We truly could not have asked for more. Thank you guys!

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West Jefferson, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No matter if this is your first time to Salem or you 50th time you need to read this review. When we were looking at B&B's in Salem on tripadvisor we were really lost. It was my first time and we had no idea where anything was located. So of course we looked at all the bad reviews everywhere first... More 

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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed our stay. My bf was asked about smoking 3 times after the first time he was told the rules and obeyed. The fridge is tiny especially for all the guests. I would say our experience was ok but would not stay there again. The owners are new and learning.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We stayed there for an evening as we had a wedding in town. Great stay and so close to everything. If you are looking for a spot right downtown the stepping stone is right next door to the Salem Witch Museum, the owners were amazing! Great job..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I just love the Stepping Stone Inn and Matt & Kelly! Matt took time to show us around and gave us the history of the house. Matt gave us great recommendations on sites to see and places to eat. And he turned us on to our favorite dish at Turner's Seafood ... Lobster Butter Soup (aka lobster bisque). Thanks Matt... More 

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Marrero, Louisiana, United States
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

When we were making our travels to Salem, I was trying to find a place to stay. I've never stayed in a bed in breakfast but I've always wanted to. The prices were excellent, especially compared to surrounding areas. Matt and Kelly, the owners, are awesome. They gave us advice on things to do and places to eat. They were... More 

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