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Amelia Payson House

16 Winter St, Salem, MA 01970-3807
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#2 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Salem
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A little bit about us...Celebrating 27 years as innkeepers, Ada & Donald invite you to their 1845 Greek Revival home. Guest will not only enjoy the grace and charm that is tradition at a true Bed & Breakfast Host Home, but will also appreciate our convenient Historic District location; just steps from all of Salem's limitless activities. Forget about your car, a five minute stroll finds the Witch Museum, the National Park Service Visitor's Center, the Peabody Essex Museum, the House of the Seven Gables, and all the shops, restaurants, whale watching & harbor tours located at Pickering Wharf Marina. Amtrak train service and/or passenger Ferry to Boston is just four blocks away.
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Free breakfast
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Genevieve E wrote a review Jun 5
Tucson, Arizona35 contributions11 helpful votes
Look no further I can’t imagine any other place in Salem could out do the experience my husband, and I had staying at this perfect bed & breakfast! First off it’s beautiful and charming from the decor and wallpaper you can see the love and attention to even the smallest detail put into this historic home. Everything was spotless not a speck of dust to be found each room smells wonderful. Our bed was extremely comfortable. The owner Jim should be a national treasure he made us feel like family and true guests in his home. Each morning the breakfast was perfection, omelettes , French toast, pancakes, salmon and bagels along with fresh fruit yogurt and other treats. Each morning was such a wonderful experience and surprise each day. The table was always beautifully set with china and cloth napkins. During the five days we stayed at the Amelia Payson house we wanted for nothing. We highly recommend excellent is actually an understatement when describing our experience here.
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Date of stay: June 2021
Room Tip: All the rooms are lovely.
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Michael M wrote a review May 2021
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The owners Jim and Nancy, really go out and above, evey time we stay there it always seem to be better and better. We are regular there.i would recommend this bed and breakfast if you want the highest standard. This place is my home away from home. I love this place and live the hospitality. Thank you Jim and Nancy and Amelia
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Joshua Michael wrote a review Feb 2021
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This historic BnB is beautiful and has a charming appeal. The house and room were spotlessly clean. We enjoyed that it only had 3 rooms and each room had their own bathroom. I was in constant contact with Nancy before booking regarding touristy questions and she always responded immediately. The breakfast was amazing. Nancy cooked a traditional Italian egg frittata which was mouth watering and I'd go back just for her homemade cranberry coffee cake. Downtown Salem is a mere 2 minute walk away.
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Date of stay: February 2021
Michael M wrote a review Nov 2020
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This was my first bed and breakfast. I can say I could not ask for a better place. This place is immaculate. Everything is just that. This is the second time I have been here at nancy and jim's bed and breakfast. The breakfast was amazing and absolutely delicious and Devine. If you want a good bed and breakfast. Don't miss this place. Cause this is a must stay.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Jordan wrote a review Oct 2020
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This was our first B&B stay in Salem. Both Nancy and Jim were very nice and accommodating. Breakfast was fantastic. The room was very clean, and the house was extremely close to all the main spots in Salem. We could not have asked for a better stay, and we will be back again next year.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Amelia Payson House
Which popular attractions are close to Amelia Payson House?
Nearby attractions include Crow Haven Corner (0.2 miles), Salem Common (0.2 miles), and Wynott's Wands (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Amelia Payson House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Amelia Payson House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Amelia Payson House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Amelia Payson House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Village Tavern, Nathaniel's, and The Tavern.
Is Amelia Payson House located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.4 miles away from the center of Salem.
Are there any historical sites close to Amelia Payson House?
Many travelers enjoy visiting The House of the Seven Gables (0.4 miles), Phillips House (0.8 miles), and Salem Maritime National Historic Site (0.4 miles).