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4.8 / 5Exceptional
144 reviews


  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking Available



Popular LocationSalem Museum3 min walk
Popular LocationWitch History Museum3 min walk
Popular LocationPeabody Essex Museum4 min walk
AirportBoston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.)37 min drive

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Free cancellation on all rooms

You can change or cancel this stay if plans change. Because flexibility matters.

    About this area


    Located in Salem, The Merchant is in the entertainment district and near a train station. Notable landmarks in the area include Witch House and Salem Witch Trials Memorial, and travelers wishing to experience a bit of culture can try Salem Witch Museum. Salem Toy Museum and Salem Willows Park are also worth visiting.

    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Salem Museum - 3 min walk
    • Witch History Museum - 3 min walk
    • Peabody Essex Museum - 4 min walk
    • Witch Dungeon Museum - 4 min walk
    • Witch House - 4 min walk

    Getting around

    • Beverly Montserrat Station - 6 min drive
    • Salem Station - 6 min walk
    • Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.) - 37 min drive

    About this property

    The Merchant

    3-star hotel, walk to Salem Witch Museum
    Self parking, coffee/tea in a common area, and concierge services are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include a lobby fireplace. All 11 rooms boast fireplaces and iPads, plus free WiFi and LED TVs with digital channels. Hair dryers and ironing boards are also available to guests.
    The Merchant offers 11 accommodations with fireplaces and iPads. 40-inch LED televisions come with digital channels.
    Bathrooms include bathrobes, designer toiletries, and hair dryers. This Salem hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

    Property amenities


    Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and transportation

    Free nearby parking
    Self parking: USD 25 per night
    Limited parking spaces

    Food and drink

    Free continental breakfast available daily 8 AM–10 AM
    Coffee/tea in common area(s)


    No elevators

    Guest services

    Concierge services
    Daily housekeeping

    Languages spoken





    Fireplace in lobby
    Smoke-free property

    Room amenities


    Air conditioning (climate-controlled)


    Designer toiletries
    Hair dryer


    40-inch LED TV
    Digital channels


    Iron/ironing board



    Check-in time starts at 3 PM
    Minimum check-in age - 18


    Check-out before 11:00 AM

    Special check-in instructions

    • The front desk is open during the following times:<br /><ul><li>Sunday - Thursday: 8 AM - 6 PM</li></ul> <ul><li>Friday - Saturday: 8 AM - 10 PM</li></ul>For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

    Renovations and closures

    This property is closed from 18 March 2020 to 5 April 2020 (dates subject to change).


    • Pets not allowed

    Children and extra beds

    • Children are welcome.
    • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
    • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

    Payment types accepted at this property

    American Express
    Diners Club

    Important information

    Optional extras

    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

    • Self parking fee: USD 25 per night
    • Nearby parking fee: USD 5.00 per night

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    • Tax ID - C0013862060.
    • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
    Guests who may encounter issues with stairs should contact this property in advance. Elevators are not available.

    Property is also known as

    • Merchant Hotel Salem
    • Merchant Salem
    • The Merchant Hotel
    • The Merchant Salem
    • The Merchant Hotel Salem

    Guest reviews



    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    Service and Staff
    Property condition

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Interesting and comfy old building, great staff, great location

    Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    A Gem in Salem

    Our stay was delightful. Comfortable rambling old New England house conveniently located with wonderful breakfast, homey parlor and kitchen, beautifully furnished and decorated, and a fireplace to keep the chill out. The staff and service were superb.

    Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019