Clipper Ship Inn

40 Bridge StreetSalem01970USA
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About Clipper Ship Inn

Clipper Ship Inn is a motel situated in a historical area of Salem that features guest rooms with kitchenettes and living areas, spacious outdoor grounds and a central location close to major attractions.

Non-smoking, air-conditioned rooms feature satellite television, a hair dryer and tea and coffee facilities.  Kitchenettes feature a refrigerator and microwave.

On-site amenities include free parking, a garden with picnic area and complimentary Wi-Fi.

Although there is no restaurant on-site, there are vending machines offering drinks and snacks and several restaurants are located close to the hotel.

Salem was the site of the historical Salem Witch Trials and visitors can learn everything there is to know through a visit to the Salem Witch Museum.  Also close to Clipper Ship Inn is Salem Common, Peabody Essex Museum and National Park Service Salem Visitor Center.


40 Bridge Street, Salem, MA, 01970, USA
Telephone: +1(978)7458022 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Elevator
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Quiet but Central Location

Clipper Ship Inn is very easy to find and although the property is quiet and seemingly remote, it is in fact within walking distance to many attractions and services including restaurants, museums, shops and the downtown area of Salem.

Guest Rooms are Bright and Comfortable

The guest rooms are beautiful with lots of natural light coming in and modern, comfortable furnishings and beds.  Guests also reported that the rooms are very clean, The bathrooms are spacious with lots of water pressure in the shower and there are p

Excellent Parking On-site

Guests reported that the parking area is close, spacious, safe and well-lit with plenty of spaces for all guests.

Negative Reviews

Staff Members are Unorganized and Rude

Staff members at Clipper Ship Inn are unprepared for guests when they arrive and it takes time to find their booking information. Guests also reported that some staff members are rude, unapologetic when things go wrong and confrontational when complaints

The Internet Service is Poor

Guests reported that the Wi-Fi internet service is very poor and only works sometimes. When it does work, it's usually slow and disconnects frequently.

The Rooms are Smelly

Between the strong smell of industrial strength cleaning agents and the smell of stale second-hand cigarette smoke, it's hard to breath in the guest rooms.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1460 reviews across the web
7.7 /10
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    7.6 /10
7.7 out of 10 based on 1460 reviews