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Stepping Stone Inn

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Cape May, NJ
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Just got back from our second visit at the Stepping Stone since Matt and Kelly took over, and the upgrades are notable - fresh paint (vibrant colors!), upgraded bed linens and memory foam pillows. Very comfortable and quiet (at least while we were there). The accommodations may not be the most spacious in Salem, but you won't find a better...

Thank Will K
Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2015

We booked the Stepping Stone just for one night during a road trip around New England. It's located in very easy walking distance of the city centre and has off road parking. We were in the attic room (the 'Salem' room) which was lovely and comfortable. Our hosts Matt & Kelly we incredibly friendly and helpful and the breakfast was...

Thank A H
Oil City, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 October 2015

This is our last night here. Matt and Kelly are very nice, as is the Boston Room that we stayed in. You have a queen size bed and your own bathroom. The location of the Stepping Stone Inn is perfect. Everything is within walking distance. Matt has many recommendations for meals and he and Kelly offer a lovely continental breakfast...

Thank Sheshw
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Reviewed 22 October 2015

I honestly enjoyed our trip to Salem and staying at the Stepping Stone Inn. Matt and Kelly couldn't be any kinder and the location was excellent and you could walk everywhere. Breakfast was good and Matt and Kelly both went out of their way to help you. My only complaint was we booked the Big Sur room because we were...

Thank Colleen S
SteppingStoneInn, Owner at Stepping Stone Inn, responded to this review

Hi Colleen, Thanks so much for reviewing us. We're happy that you found our location to be right in the middle of all the happenings in Salem, but are sorry that you found the room to be too noisy. Let me just point out that since we are located in the center of Salem, walkable to all the sights, we...

Reviewed 19 October 2015

We just visited Salem, MA for the first time and Matt and Kelly were great hostess's and their house is beautiful and located at a great spot. We look forward to returning and staying at their home again.

Thank Bruce R
Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here this passed weekend and had a great time! We were greeted my the friendly owner Matt upon our arrive and he gave us great advise on places to go and things to see. We also received complimentary tickets to the Witch Museum located right next door, which was a very nice touch :) The...

Thank Amanda S
SteppingStoneInn, Owner at Stepping Stone Inn, responded to this review

Hi Amanda, Thanks so much for staying with us. We enjoyed having you and Scott spend the weekend in the Boston Room. Thank you for letting us know that the bed in Boston is a little "squeaky." We just fixed it, so it will no longer make a sound. We're sorry the mattress was a bit too firm for you,...

Long Island City, New York
Reviewed 12 October 2015

We stayed there October 5th and 6th. We arrived early and just checked in. Room was not ready( which was fine) check in is at 4 and we were very early. The inn keeper Matt set us up with parking, a map of the town some brochures about what to do and to free passes to the witch museum. And...

Thank Bonnie L
Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
Reviewed 11 October 2015

If Salem, MA is your destination, then Stepping Stone Inn is definitely the place to stay, no matter what time of year!!! It's located literally right next door to the Salem Witch Museum, and easy walking distance to any other attraction you can think of! So much to see and do!! Rooms are bright, clean and very comfortable. Innkeepers Matt...

Thank Lanie2013
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights last week. The innkeepers Matt and Kelly are the best! The location was perfect! It's right in the middle of town next to all of the attractions and walking distance to everything. I would definitely stay here again next time I'm in Salem! We loved everything about it!

2Thank Haley M
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We visited Salem, MA in September 2015 and stayed at the Stepping Stone Inn. Minutes away from historic downtown Salem, with all of its shops, museums and restaurants, this inn could not be better located. The rooms were clean, beautiful and tastefully decorated, with on suite washrooms and showers. Offering breakfast and coffee in the morning and free wi-fi in...

1Thank Shawn J

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Having the very best location in Salem, the Stepping Stone Inn boasts six beautiful and newly-renovated guest rooms, each with private bath, iPhone charging alarm clocks, free wifi, free parking, fresh flowers and tasteful decor. We are right next door to the Salem Witch Museum and across the street from the Salem Common and the Hawthorne Hotel. Ditch the car and walk absolutely everywhere! Under brand new ownership, the Stepping Stone Inn warmly invites you to enjoy the spacious parlor and the cozy dining room with free 24-hour gourmet coffee, tea and hot chocolate service, which is the perfect ending to your lovely evening out in charming, historic Salem. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stepping Stone Inn

Address: 19 Washington Square North, Salem, MA 01970
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Salem
Price Range: $247 - $339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Stepping Stone Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“The top room called the attic room is the quietest”
Pjzz, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“I really loved the DC and San Francisco rooms for their decor and comfort.”
  • The DC room looking out into the lovely bright hall
  • view toward the DC and San Francisco room from the staircase
stephanierJ3696NN, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay in Big Sur unless having to walk down the hall to your bathroom in front of strangers is ok with you.”
SueMPA, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Salem room has a private bathroom and balcony, we loved it!”
  • The Salem Room
KayleighB350, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“attic room lovely, but lots of steep steps to get to it.”
840TinaB, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
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