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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Our first B&B and because of our experience we would absolutely try another! The location is PERFECT. And ambience was great and the hospitality was outstanding. Nancy was so helpful and such a gracious host. Her breakfasts were outstanding. We are so glad we chose to stay here! If you are a dog person, they have an adorable, friendly dog... More 

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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful B&B, located just north of the Salem commons easy walking distance to pretty much everything. The house is immaculate, the room was great and everything was completely comfortable. Breakfast was amazing way too much excellent food. It is near a main street so there was significant street noise in our front bedroom. Also the Wi-Fi didn't... More 

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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

My wife's and my positive and fun experience in Salem was enhanced by our stay with Nancy and Jim at their well located, beautiful and very comfortable B&B. Their warmth and friendliness, the intimacy of a 3 bedroom house (we enjoyed the first floor en suite bedroom), sitting rooms with large screen TV's on each floor, delicious full gourmet breakfasts... More 

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Chatham, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

We were in town for a wedding. Other family members stayed at a larger hotel in town and were NOT thrilled about their stay. Our stay was beyond expectation. Jim and Nancy take the comforts of home to the next level. The Amelia Payson House is not only antique adorable but conveniently located for walking, the gardens were beautifully manicured,... More 

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Nancy A, Owner at Amelia Payson House, responded to this review

Thank You for your kind review---positive comments from someone "in the business "mean a great deal. Hopefully we'll see you this winter when we have quiet time. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We found the Amelia Payson House most convenient for our visit to the Peabody-Essex Museum in Salem. In addition the house is comfortable in every way. The hosts, Jim and Nancy, are most pleasant, too.The breakfast was marvellous!

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Nancy A, Owner at Amelia Payson House, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay....see you again! More 

Rutherford, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We felt welcome staying with Jim and Nancy from the moment we arrived. They are the perfect hosts! The room was lovely and had all the amenities to make any guest comfortable. Jim kept the coffee coming in the morning, and Nancy's breakfasts were delicious (and she went out of her way to accommodate my finicky teenage daughter!) Nancy and... More 

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Nancy A, Owner at Amelia Payson House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words-we enjoyed meeting you both and wish your daughter our best in her college search...Let us know when she buys the sweatshirt! More 

Rochester, NY
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

Our family had a great weekend staying with Nancy and Jim at the Amelia Payson house after picking our daughter up at Logan as she returned from a student trip to the South Pacific. Nancy was a pleasure to make arrangements with and her kind and caring nature came through on the phone as a start. I must say I... More 

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Reviewed 14 August 2016

Lovely old house and full of hospitality. Room with private bath was very comfortable. Breakfast was delicious, and hosts were very accommodating. Great location just off the common and within walking distance of downtown. Will definitely visit again!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

Our first visit to a B&B in America and it was excellent. I booked with Nancy over the phone and she was lovely and helpful. We arrived slightly late due to our flight being delayed but everything was fine. The house is beautiful, on a lovely street and within walking distance of everything. Our room was beautiful, clean and spacious... More 

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Nancy A, Owner at Amelia Payson House, responded to this review

Thank You for your kind words-We enjoyed meeting you-I hope the rest of your trip went well! More 

Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is such a perfect location - within walking distance of everything. The home is adorable and the owners are warm and welcoming and have great advice about where to go and what to see and do. I would definitely go back.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amelia Payson House

Address: 16 Winter Street, Salem, MA 01970
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Salem
Price Range: $183 - $338 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“I believe any available room is good. There is, of course, no elevator to the 2nd floor rooms. The other room is on the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles BruceR3, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you're traveling in the fall, especially approaching Halloween, make your reservations early.”
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“Clean, friendly, and just about perfect!”
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“There is one bedroom downstairs and two bedrooms that had a shared sitting room.”
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