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The Henry Derby House

47 Summer Street, Salem, MA 01970
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Ranked #6 of 9 Salem B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Branford, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Comfortable rooms...Good food...Great service...within walking distance of Everything in Salem....park the car and enjoy the town... The communal breakfasts brought everyone together to share stories and travel tips....Loved our time there..

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First off Jocelyn is extremely nice and sweet. She made sure my wife, daughter and I knew the lay of the land and where to go and what to avoid. The house is pretty old and we loved it. Very comfortable bed. We stayed 2 nights. Great location close to downtown and within walking distance of most of the major... More

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Santa Cruz, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Bed and breakfast is in a great location. We could walk to the down town area. My daughter and I stayed 1 night in April . The owners were extremely helpful to find restaurants and recommending things to see and do. The house has history which is fascinating and worth exploring before you visit. The breakfast was wonderful and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

If you staying in Salem for a week or a night the Henry Derby house is where you wanna stay!!! Jocelyn is very friendly and hospitable. She made it feel like home away from home! She gave us advice and suggestions on where to eat and what to avoid. Also one day it got very hot in our room we... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

Loved the Henry Derby House! My husband and i went to Salem for our honeymoon and figured we'd try a bed and breakfast for the first time. This place was perfect! Great hospitality, very clean and so homey! We stayed three nights and Jocelyn was there for our every need. They even brought an air conditioner up when it got... More

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Hudson, NH
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

For our 33rd anniversary, my husband surprised me with a weekend stay at the Henry Derby House. We had stayed there before and fell in love with the warmth and charm of the building as well as the welcoming ease of the owners, Jocelyn and Phil. Instead of the Red Room, which we had before, we stayed in the Mauve... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We stayed for my husband's birthday and the owner was very nice helping us plan an overnight stay there. There was parking right on the street in front of the inn, and upon walking inside, the old world charm of yesterday was right there in the history of the house, furniture and in the Drawing Room. One of the staff... More

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Wildwood, New Jersey
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Our stay was for 3 nights in October. It was my 8 year old daughter's first trip to Salem and it is quite difficult to find a B&B that accepts children. The Henry Derby House is beautiful, well located, and has a perfect conjoining Gold room while my fiance and I stayed in the Mauve room. Breakfast was a wonderful... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We stayed here in October for one night; it was perfect to experience the charms of Salem during Halloween month. Our hosts were really friendly and helpful; when we asked for some advice on where to go for dinner, we got some great, detailed advice. The whole building is charming and our room was very cute. Location couldn't have been... More

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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We planned a long weekend- "girls trip" for the beginning of October at the Henry Derby House. We reserved two rooms with three beds and a private bathroom. The Henry Derby House was within walking distance to all attractions. We parked our car on the street (in residence parking as per our hostess) and never moved until the day we... More

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Address: 47 Summer Street, Salem, MA 01970
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Salem
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Circa 1836. Built with Greek Revival architecture and featuring a Colonial interior decor, this smoke-free bed and breakfast is known as the "window box house" for its colorful floral displays. Situated in the heart of downtown, it is an easy walk to the harbor and city sites. Relax in the sitting room accented with an Italian marble fireplace. Sleep in a spacious guest bedroom or even larger two- or three-bedroom family suite. A satisfying breakfast is served on vintage china in the formal fireside dining room. Enjoy New England breads and other favorite dishes. Stroll the secluded side and courtyard gardens. ... more   less 
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