4 Tips for Booking Accommodations for October in Salem

Looking for the best place to stay this October in Salem? Start planning your overnight stay with the tips below.

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Book your accommodations early

Occasionally reservations change and rooms may open up, so it never hurts to keep checking if you’re still looking for accommodations in or around Salem this October.

Availability, last updated July 16, 2021:

  • Hampton Inn Salem: Availability midweek and October 1-2, sold out all other weekends. Two-night minimum on October weekends. Book at hilton.com.
  • Hawthorne Hotel: Limited availability Saturday, 10/2 (3 rooms at the hotel and 3 rooms at the guest house). Limited availability Thursday, 10/28 (3 rooms at the hotel and 4 rooms at the guest house). We are sold out all weekends (except for 10/2). Weekday availability is only at the guest house. Book at hawthornehotel.com.
  • Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites: Book at salemwaterfronthotel.com
  • Hampton Inn Boston Logan Airport: Availability midweek and October weekends. Two-night minimum on October weekends. Book at via BOSLA_Hampton@hilton.com
  • Harbor Light Inn, Marblehead: One room available October 1-3 and 22-24. Availability midweek throughout the month. Three-night minimum stay on October weekends. Book at harborlightinn.com.

Plan a midweek visit

If you’re able to visit Salem midweek, you’ll not only have an easier time booking your accommodations, but you’ll also be greeted with more availability at attractions and lots to see and do! Salem’s museums and attractions, walking tours, trolley tours, and harbor cruises, run all week long during October. Check the events calendar to see what else may be happening during your visit.

Stay at one of our regional accommodations

Our neighboring towns have plenty of accommodations that are close to Salem. Some are just a short drive away from downtown Salem, and others are located right on the Commuter Rail line, so you can skip the drive altogether. If you are staying in Boston, you can also reach Salem via the Salem Ferry, which departs from Long Wharf in Boston and arrives downtown at Blaney Street,

Follow us on social media and download the new Salem app!

If rooms do open up, we’ll let you know about it on Facebook or Twitter! Be sure that you’re following @hauntdhappnings to get all the updates for available rooms, parking information, events, and more during October. To ensure you receive the latest updates on all things Halloween in Salem, be sure to download the new Salem app.


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