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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

My sister and I stayed at the Stepping Stone Last week.The Inn was the perfect Location to everything.I was so thrilled to stay in a Historicial Home! I stayed in the Big Sur Room and I Loved it! Great Bed and pillows!! I was so cool to have cats in the house cause i missed mine.I Loved Salem and the...

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SteppingStoneInn, Owner at Stepping Stone Inn, responded to this review

Hi Charlene, It was a please hosting you and your sister, Amy for four nights. It was exciting to watch you two have a great time in our little town. Kelly, me and the cats hope you will return next year to discover other adventures in Salem. Sincerely, Matt

Maple Valley, Washington
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The inn keepers we so helpful. They gave us great recommendations on dinner and the ghost tour that we took. They also helped us navigate the area so we didn't have to waste time trying to find the spots we really wanted to see. We only had a short time in Salem so this was very beneficial for us! The...

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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The Stepping Stone Inn is the perfect B&B for a stay in Salem. We stayed for four days/three nights and never used our cars. All the local attractions are steps away from the Inn. Matt and Kelly are wonderful innkeepers with their sweet cats, and the rooms still keep the authentic charm of the original structure. There wasn't much more...

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SteppingStoneInn, Owner at Stepping Stone Inn, responded to this review

Cassidy, Kelly and I are so happy that you guys had a nice long weekend with us. We so enjoyed hosting you guys. We hope you'll come back and see us again real soon. Next time you can try one of our other rooms for a completely different feel. All the best! Matt & Kelly

Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Very charming historic inn in the center of everything. Within walking distance to all the best shops, sites and resturaunts. The owners are extremely friendly and helpful. The complementary breakfast was well stocked and fresh every morning with 24 hour coffee available. We'd love to come back!

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SteppingStoneInn, Owner at Stepping Stone Inn, responded to this review

Ashley, It was a lot of fun hosting you guys and trading stories. Kelly and I really enjoyed meeting you and hope you'll return soon. There's still a lot of Salem and Cape Ann to see. All the best! Matt & Kelly

Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

This was our first time visiting Salem and actually staying in the town instead of at hotels in Danvers. We will never stay outside of town again. The Stepping Stone was within walking distance of everything. We were thrilled. It was a very nice experience with friendly owners. The Inn is charming and the cats are cute too! Perfect, little...

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SteppingStoneInn, Owner at Stepping Stone Inn, responded to this review

Hi Amber, Kelly and I are so happy that you didn't choose to stay in Danvers for this trip too! We had a great time chatting with you and showing you our historic home. Please visit again soon and see what else Salem has to offer. There's always something new to discover in this town. Cheers! Matt & Kelly

Spalding, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Had 3 nights at the beautiful b&b in the middle of our road trip. Matt and Kelly were so lovely and gave us lots of information on best places to see as we continued our travels. Breakfast was nice and we both had plenty - comfortable beds and all clean and tidy. Was lovely to meet you both. Rhonda and...

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SteppingStoneInn, Owner at Stepping Stone Inn, responded to this review

Rhonda and Rory, it was wonderful hosting you two on the North Shore portion of your journey around the Northeast. Kelly and I are so glad that you had a good time and enjoyed traveling to Boston while staying in Salem. We hope to see you two again soon. Cheers! Matt

Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2016

My second visit to this charming Inn located perfectly in historic Salem. Home from home vibe with the excellent owners and their lovely cats. Great restaurants all within walking distance. Highly recommeded

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SteppingStoneInn, Owner at Stepping Stone Inn, responded to this review

David, thanks so much for your fantabulous review! It's always a pleasure to see you and talk to you. Kelly and I were so happy to meet Lisa on this trip. We hope you find yourself in the Boston area again really soon. We'll keep an eye out for that special yogurt. Cheers mate! Matt

Bradenton, Florida
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I are seasoned world travelers. Stepping Stone Inn is the first place where we had to sign an agreement with an indemnification clause. We also had to agree not to bring food into our room. We were told the reason for this rule was because a previous guest got barbecue sauce on an item in their room....

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SteppingStoneInn, Owner at Stepping Stone Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, Marianne. Please remember that the inn is also our home, so by signing the rules, you are basically agreeing not to smoke in our home and to cover any damages to your room. I highly doubt that this is the first one you've signed. Small, owner-operated inns and B&Bs can't absorb damages that way a big...

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

My husband, 16 yr old daughter, and I stayed here the beginning of August 2016 while spending a few days visiting Salem. The owners, Matt & Kelly, were friendly, regularly offering tips on what to see and how to get where during the continental breakfast. The house dates back to 1846, but has been nicely restored. Their cat, Youke, kept...

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SteppingStoneInn, Owner at Stepping Stone Inn, responded to this review

Hi Kathy, Thanks so much for your kind review of our inn. We're so glad you enjoyed our home, convenient location and wonderful cats, Youkie and Petey. We would love to serve a hot breakfast, but the city of Salem and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts consider us an inn and not a B&B, because we have more than 3 rooms....

Herts
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This inn is centrally located on one side of Washington Square. You can walk to all the local attractions. Matt and Kelly, the hosts, are great and full of information about the town and the history of the Inn. The building is one of the landmarks of Salem and still retains its family house atmosphere. If you like staying in...

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SteppingStoneInn, Owner at Stepping Stone Inn, responded to this review

Hi Alan, Thanks for the wonderful review. Yes, if you dig historic homes, then we are definitely for you and you can't beat our central location. I'm so glad you two had a nice holiday in Salem. Hope to see you both again soon. -Matt

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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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: ₹ 11,783 - ₹ 16,006 (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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