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  • Excellent91%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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Offers & Announcements: Rates from just $239!
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Offers & Announcements: Rates from just $239!
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed in room nr. 6, a king room facing the back of the building. Quiet and quaint. We absolutely loved our two nights there, smack in the middle of everything and still very quiet and calm. I loved the colorful decor,...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely outstanding!! What an extraordinary boutique hotel! I still can't believe how wonderful our one night stay was here. Welcoming staff, thoughtful treats for guests, picture perfect accommodations... I mean, we will go to Salem again to spend more time here. We only saw one...More

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Response from Abbey H, Public Relations Manager at The MerchantResponded 3 August 2017

Thrilled to hear that you had an absolutely outstanding overnight with us in Salem and that you found your accommodations to be picture perfect! Love that you enjoyed everything from your spotless room with fireplace, well-appointed bathroom, the back patio, as well as the various...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a night while visiting the attractions in town. Wow- very nice 'hotel'. Used quotes because it's a hotel but also like a bed and breakfast. The rooms are very nice... modern, actually. Bathrooms are fantastic. Staff at the hotel was wonderful. Friendly,...More

Thank Thaddeus S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This B and B (I believe that is what this is) not sure. Didn't get a B & B vibe. It was very colorful, differently decorated but very clean. We did enjoy our stay here. It was right in the middle of town walk able...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Resplendent is the word I would use to describe The Merchant. It is just modern and funky enough as to not take away from the elegance of its history. My daughter and I spent three nights here on a little side trip. The beds were...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Air Conditioning
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US$237 - US$373 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Details
Price range
US$237 - US$373 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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vexagon
14 January 2017|
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Response from Amanda W | Property representative |
Thanks for checking in, it's always so much easier to make sure his is worked out in advance, so we can make your trip perfect for you! Some rooms are much more conducive to children than others. I would recommend calling... More
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travelingwoman45
25 February 2016|
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Response from KIKIg28 | Reviewed this property |
When we stayed at The Merchant, we were provided with a coupon to the nearby Front Street Cafe. It was a lovely experience with fresh, delicious food and a friendly staff. The Merchant *does* provide healthy snacks and... More
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sherrymm51
18 January 2016|
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Response from Amanda W | Property representative |
We do not allow pets at The Merchant, though we do have pet-friendly rooms at a few of our other Lark Hotels, namely Summercamp in Martha's Vineyard, The Hotel Portsmouth in NH, and Blue - Inn on the Beach on Plum Island in... More
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"We had a room on the 3rd floor at the back of the hotel and it was very quiet and comfortable"
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"This hotel has no elevators and parking on site is an additional fee. Free parking 5 min walk away."
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"Each of the rooms are unique, so be sure to check out the website to book the room that you want!"
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"No elevator and the stairs are a bit steep."
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