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Clipper Ship Inn

2.0 of 5 Inn   |   40 Bridge Street, Route 1A, Salem, MA 01970
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Ranked #9 of 9 Salem B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

August 2012! We enjoyed our stay in The Clipper Ship Inn. It was a clean place to stay. The room were not modern but we enjoyed that as part of our Salem experience. I don't recall the woman at the front desks name but she was very helpful and told us the sites to go and see in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the first time staying here since they built the two level motel. I used to stay at the original part which was only one floor. I was very impressed with my room. Very clean and spacious for a family of four. We were surprised at having a pullout couch so both our sons had their own comfortable bed.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is a good, clean place with reasonable prices. Probably your best value there is in Salem. It's nothing fancy however your service is wonderful and you will enjoy your stay. Just be sure that when you are reserving the room you ask for the new building. Much nicer than the older rooms. Have a good stay and enjoy... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the people tried to charge us 25$ for arriving late and tried to force us into a double room but ended up giving it to us for free because she wanted the queen room for another event. She did give us directions and a map which was very useful. The room was large, we had a table with... More

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New york
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

And the reason is if you are traveling with a large party and you want to cram into one room to save money in Salem. This motel is extremely outdated, the beds are clean but not soft. There was a dirty wash cloth and towel left in the bathroom when we arrived. And it is not as close as they... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Clipper Shop Inn because it had a reasonable price for Salem. Honestly, I felt there was nothing really "wrong" with the room, but there just wasn't a whole lot that was special. It was, in my opinion, just okay. The room was okay, but it was dated. When I walked into the room the first thing... More

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Bay Shore, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Courteous very helpful staff, made adding a 3rd nite for our stay easy - and provided a microwave for our new room. Good guidance with things to do, and places to eat. Very short drive to downtown Salem and not far from Gloucester.

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Cranston, Rhode Island
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights last October and found the room spacious and clean. The staff was courteous and professional, going so far as to guide us in over the phone after getting lost. The Inn is within a reasonable walking distance of all the local attractions. We have already made a reservation for this year.

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West Nyack, New York
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Booked and paid for a room at 3:00PM. At 9:00PM they called to say they didn't have a room for us. Sounds like someone got a nice tip to give our room away. They were rude and nasty over the phone and actually blamed us for the problem. They didn't offer any help to find us another room. They just... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Stayed two nights because we wanted to see the sights and learn some of the local history. This place was no more than average. Beds were soso. We had a suite which gave us a little more room. Older place. Good location for a base but you have to use your car to get to middle of town. Parking was... More

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Address: 40 Bridge Street, Route 1A, Salem, MA 01970
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Salem
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Clipper Ship Inn 2*
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