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Clipper Ship 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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Gilbertville, Massachusetts, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I found the clipper ship inn to be an excellent place to stay, close to town, nice size rooms, great location easy to get to and simple. With dunkin donuts across the street and a store as well we had pretty much everything we needed. The staff welcomed us and were really nice. I would recommend this place and I'd... More 

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Niantic, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Don't be fooled into paying to sleep someplace else! This place was clean, with well-lit parking, comfortable bedding, good water pressure & reliable wifi. Only 4 minutes from downtown Salem. Give your money to a local instead of some lousy corporation. Stay here. Support a small business.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I stayed here to organize a wedding function to be held in April at a local restaurant. The room was very clean even though the hotel is older we had no issues. People at the desk were friendly. Reasonable rate. You do need to drive to local attractions.

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North Adams, Massachusetts
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6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was large and the bed was comfortable. There was free wifi which we enjoyed, TV and Keurig coffee maker. The decor was a little shabby, but it was clean. It would have been nice to have a towel rack to hang towels and not just a shelf, or a working ice machine. The staff was helpful, if not... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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62 reviews 62 reviews
12 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok - I normally review hotels - so do remember this is a motel/inn so the services will be different from a hotel, but if you are looking for a good inn, this is the place! The people were so nice at guest services, and the rooms were just REALLY REALLY clean. That being said, it is an older building,... More 

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Lusby, Maryland
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14 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Clipper Ship Inn 21 and 22 of 2015. It is clean and recently updated. The price is very reasonable. It was close to my destination, and is certainly easy access. It is also handicap friendly. Negatives were few -and any issue reported was promptly taken care of -and follow up was appreciated. I would not hesitate... More 

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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We had to change hotels because the nice one we were spending a trip in was both located in Danvers and was experiencing construction from upgrading its lobby. Neither bothered me but my friends chose to relocate within Salem. Immediately, I was put off by the shabbiness of the lobby and rudeness of the desk clerk. Apparently there is not... More 

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Waterloo,Iowa
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13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I stayed at the Clipper ship from 11/25/14 through 12/4/14.I booked my room about 6 months in advance and the owner Suzanne remembered me from previous stays and gave me a single suite for the price of a regular room.I payed half upon booking and the other half when I arrived.Check in was quick and I was in room 233... More 

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Silver Spring, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

When I was planning my trip to Salem for September 2012, I wanted to find a place that was reasonably priced and close enough that I could walk downtown. The Clipper Ship fit nicely into my plans. It's a mile walk to Essex St. close to the shops, museums and other historic attractions. The hotel is also close to several... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We were very happy with the service and rooms at the Clipper Ship Inn. Great location and very friendly Staff. The rooms were clean and spacious. We loved the separate sitting area with doors that closed to the bedroom. Definitely Recommend a stay here. We will definitley be back - the Philly Girls!

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