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    The Merchant

    148 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970-3508
    (978) 717-2870
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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    First time to Salem and was lucky to have landed at The Merchant. Jennifer is a friendly and helpful hostess. The decor is gorgeous; quaint charm combined with a modern feel. Our room was meticulously clean and very large with a fireplace. Bed was very...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 6 days ago

    I have been a couple of Lark hotels and this is the best. This hotel is so unique in everything. It is located near the downtown Salem, so everything is within walking distance. Breakfast is awesome. You can get free beer and beverage anytime. Even...More

    Thank yjbunny
    Response from Abbey H, Public Relations Manager at The MerchantResponded 3 days ago

    We're thrilled to hear that you've visited us as at a variety of our other properties and we're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us in Salem! Happy that you found our hotel to be so unique, the breakfast offerings to...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    What a treat it was to stay at The Merchant for our son's birthday! The Merchant feels as if you are stepping into your own stately mansion, complete with cookies baking, assorted snacks for the taking, along with bottled water, endless coffee, and juices, bottled...More

    Thank travelmomnh
    Response from Abbey H, Public Relations Manager at The MerchantResponded 1 week ago

    We’re always honored when guests choose to spend special occasions with us and we are so happy to hear that you all had a great stay with us! It sounds like you were able to take advantage of the various amenities offered including the homemade...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed here with my husband for 1 night (Nov. 2nd) while visiting Massachusetts for a few days for a wedding. We arrived rather early (way before check in time) and were invited to drop off our bags and given a parking pass. This was extremely...More

    Thank ELSull2931
    Response from Abbey H, Public Relations Manager at The MerchantResponded 1 week ago

    We love to hear that your stay not only exceeded your expectations, but that you were able to explore so much of our great city during your visit! We’re so glad that you found your room to be both beautiful and cozy and that you...More

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    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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    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
    18 January 2016|
    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 stayed in a room on the street side, on the top floor. It was huge and very nice. I loved it!"
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    "All the rooms look wonderful."
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    "If you have mobility issues, you may want to request a first or second floor room, as there is no elevator."
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