Overview of Clipper Ship Inn

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Guest reviews

3.8/5 Good
1,116 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.


  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Business Services


What's nearby

Popular LocationSalem Witch Museum16 min walk
Popular LocationSalem Common17 min walk
RestaurantNinety Nine3 min walk
RestaurantBill & Bob's Roast Beef4 min walk
AirportBoston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.)42 min drive

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  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed - Rates based on double occupancy

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 31 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds - Rates based on double occupancy

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 31 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Refrigerator & Microwave - Rates based on double occupancy

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 37 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Refrigerator & Microwave - Rates based on double occupancy

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 42 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
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About this area


Located in Salem, Clipper Ship Inn is in the historical district. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Salem Common, while Salem Witch Museum and Peabody Essex Museum are cultural highlights. Salem Toy Museum and Salem Willows Park are also worth visiting. Our guests appreciate the motel's central and quiet location.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • National Park Service Salem Visitor Center - 16 min walk
  • Salem Witch Museum - 16 min walk
  • Salem Common - 17 min walk
  • House of the Seven Gables - 19 min walk
  • Salem Maritime National Historic Site - 2 min drive

Getting around

  • Beverly Station - 4 min drive
  • Salem Station - 17 min walk
  • Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.) - 42 min drive


  • Ninety Nine - 3 min walk
  • Bill & Bob's Roast Beef - 4 min walk
  • Black Lobster - 4 min walk
  • Coffee Time Bake Shop - 6 min walk
  • Amazing Pizza - 9 min walk

About this property

Clipper Ship Inn

Motel with free parking, near National Park Service Salem Visitor Center
Along with a business centre, this smoke-free motel has a garden and a picnic area. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. All 30 rooms provide complimentary wireless Internet access, coffee/tea makers and satellite TV. Guests will also find hairdryers and ironing boards.
Clipper Ship Inn offers 30 forms of air-conditioned accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors, and features coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Televisions come with satellite channels.
Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


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

Parking and public transport

Free self parking



Guest services

Daily housekeeping

Languages spoken


Business services

Business centre


Picnic area


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


Smoke-free property

Room amenities


Air conditioning


Eco-friendly toiletries
Shower/bathtub combination


Satellite channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker


Access via exterior corridors
Eco-friendly cleaning products provided
Iron/ironing board
LED light bulbs



Check-in between 4:00 PM and 11 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types

American Express

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
  • Breakage deposit: USD 100.00 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

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

  • Early check-in fee: USD 50.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-in fee: USD 25.00 for check-in after midnight

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 may be 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 - C0010272580.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Property is also known as

Clipper Ship Inn Salem
Clipper Ship Inn
Clipper Ship Salem
Clipper Ship Hotel Salem

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Clipper Ship Inn and receive a full refund?
Yes, Clipper Ship Inn offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Clipper Ship Inn cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Clipper Ship Inn pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this motel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this motel?
Check-in is from 4:00 PM to 11 PM. Early check-in is available for a fee of USD 50.00 (subject to availability).
What time is check-out at this motel?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is this property located?
Situated in the historical district, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of National Park Service Salem Visitor Center, Salem Witch Museum and Salem Common. Peabody Essex Museum is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) away. Salem Station is 17 minutes by foot and Beverly Station is 22 minutes.

Guest reviews

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


  • Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
  • Disliked: Staff & service

The woman at the front desk where disrespectful to my husband and I they where very resist to us assuming we where smokers didn’t have any money and kept pushing and reminding us the no parting and drinking or smoking when we had just arrived and just want to rest because of the situation with corona virus we where having our apt cleaned but she assumed we where infected just because our ids where from nyc but we have been living in Salem ma for 4 years now we where not insulted for her concern of the virus but they where she spoke to us and besides that she also over charged me on my deposit by an extra $20 and the front desk was nasty the had raw meat all over food a over cooker a rice pot A whole bunch of containers all over the place with food it smelled funny so NO I WOULD NEVER EVER RECOMMEND THIS PLACE TO ANYONE ! ! !

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

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

Good location. Friendly staff takes care of you. Heat works well. Can easily walk to lots of places.

Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

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

It was very clean, and really nice and quiet. I would be staying here soon again if possible

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

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

Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

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

Nice place. good location

Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019