The Merchant


An exquisite boutique hotel stay in the heart of Salem, The Merchant offers large, luxurious guest rooms with much of the original woodwork and the best of today’s amenities. Wi-Fi. ♿

Soon-to-be-married? Learn more about weddings and functions here.


Hygge (pronounced hue-guh) is a Danish word used to describe a cozy, charming, or special moment, and the feelings of wellness and contentment. It can happen whether you’re alone or with friends or family, at home or out, in an ordinary or extraordinary situation.

Let The Merchant in Salem help you create that cozy winter vibe. We’ll provide:

  • a cozy fireplace to curl up in front of
  • our signature blanket and soft slippers, yours to keep
  • a homemade Hot Chocolate Kit
  • an extra hour at check-out to sleep-in, or curl up and read your favorite book

All for just $65 added on to any room rate.

Available January 1-March 15, 2019. New reservations only. Subject to availability. Not valid with any other offer or discount. $65 package fee will be charged to your room rate at check-in. Must book directly with the hotel by phone and mention this special at time of the call, or enter “Hot & Hygge” in the “Notes and Special Requests” field when booking online


Tap into your inner film critic March 29-April 4 and sneak off for a getaway to the North Shore! The Salem Film Festival, one of New England’s largest documentary film festivals, is back for its 11th year and is thrilled to bring an exciting, eclectic array of films to attendees. To celebrate the event, we’re offering 10% off stays for festival attendees throughout the entirety of the festival, from March 28-April 4, 2019!

Available March 28-April 4, 2019. Must show proof of festival attendance. Subject to availability and minimum stay requirements. Not valid with any other offer. New reservations only. Must book directly with the hotel. The FILM promo code will auto-populate when you click through this page – simply mention the Salem Film Festival special when booking by phone.


The Merchant Hotel


148 Washington Street
Salem, MA