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Stepping Stone Inn

Certificate of Excellence
19 Washington Square North, Salem, MA 01970
Stepping Stone Inn
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Rating summary
  • 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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to say. Extremely hospitable and helpful. Super charming and right in the head of Salem! I was pleasantly surprised at how friendly they were and I can't wait to go back again. They made my experience very memorable. My entire group loved Salem and Stepping Stone Inn was a huge part of that experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I originally wanted to go to Salem for Valetine's Day but we got snowed out. Since it was Valentine's Day, the inn had a special package for the holiday. They were SO nice in letting us know about the weather and letting us movie our stay to a later date and even moved the package too! So... More 

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

If you find yourself in Salem, MA this is a great B & B to stay in. Homey, welcoming, warm and inviting, the Stepping Stone Inn sums up what the New England Bed And Breakfast guy. I normally stay in hotels when on the road, but this Inn was recommended to me by a friend in the area. And they... More 

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Martigny-Croix, Switzerland
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18 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

This is a belated review for a lovely stay at the Stepping Stone in early November (I just forgot - busy time of year). I needed one night while visiting family in my former hometown and was happy that Matt and Kelly had space for me. My stay there felt more like staying with friends in their home rather than... More 

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Farmers Branch, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This is my 3rd trip to Salem for their annual Haunted Happenings event. I have traveled with my girlfriends in the past and took my husband for his first time experience this year. This B&B and its location is the best! During my first trip in 2001 we booked late (only 4 months in advance) and could find no rooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

If you are staying in Salem, this is the place to go. The Inn is a beautiful historic house that is walking distance to everywhere you'd want to go, but what really makes the place are owners Matt and Kelly. They are friendly, open and helpful; easy to talk to without being intrusive. And they have kitties. ;) The rooms... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We always stay at an Inn or B&B's for our anniversary and decided to make a shift from Virginia to Salem. We had the BEST time! The charm of the 19thC architecture paired with the vintage posters and memorabilia was perfect. It sits right on the Commons in downtown Salem and is walking distance to everything. Matt and Kelly (and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The Stepping Stone Inn has a perfect location and FRIENDLIEST innkeepers!!! Located right on the Commons, you can walk to all of the best restaurants attractions, and to the harbor within minutes. The innkeepers are friendly, attentive, accommodating, and knowledgeable. You'll feel right at home in the comfortable rooms and atmosphere. Be sure to book well in advance!

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Middletown, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Stepping Stone Inn for 4 nights in October. The owners, Matt and Kelly, were friendly and very accommodating to our needs. We enjoyed the complimentary Continental Breakfast, free parking and passes to the Witches' Museum. The Inn is beautiful, clean, and in the perfection location. We were able to walk to all destinations... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I think his house has great potential as proven in the past, and if you are in salem with no options because of the crowds then it's not the worst choice. The fact that they chose to use paper products and very odd items in breakfast items is a bit much. You can definitely serve better baked goods and still... More 

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