The History of The Amelia Payson House

Built in 1845 by Edward Payson for his wife Amelia. 

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HISTORY

Edward H. Payson was born in Roxbury on December 5, 1803. He came to Salem as a boy and began his business career at Mr. Fenno’s brokerage office. At the age of 23 he accepted a position in the Commercial bank where he was a cashier. Mr. Payson was married on Sept. 29, 1829 to Amelia Mellus of Dorcester. In 1845 they built their home at 16 Winter Street, Salem, MA, now known as the Amelia-Payson House. 

The Amelia Payson House Amenities

  • Beautifully renovated historic building and guest rooms located in historic downtown Salem, MA

  • Gas fireplaces in every room

  • Gourmet breakfast options included with every stay

  • Afternoon tea/coffee with complimentary homemade cookies

  • Coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and bottled water available in common area (self-service)

  • Gracefully designed common areas including a parlor, library, and fire-pit in the garden

  • Tempur-Pedic mattresses

  • LED flat-screen TVs

  • Free high-speed wireless internet

  • On-site parking included in room rates

  • Hermes d'Orange- France bath amenities: body wash, shampoo, conditioner, soaps, makeup wipe, and hand sanitizer 

  • Room essentials, such as irons, hairdryers, and more

  • Complimentary housekeeping services after 3 night stay or by request 

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ROOMS & RATES

 

Our queen room is a beautiful mix of vintage charm and modern flair. Located on the ground floor overlooking historic Winter Street.  

  • Queen bed with twin daybed

  • Tempur-Pedic mattresses

  • First floor

  • 3ppl max occupancy

  • Private bath with full shower

  • Gas fireplace

  • Hermes d'Orange toiletries

  • Flat screen TV with cable 

 

Rates

January through March $250 +tx

April through September $275 +tx - $300 +tx

October $425 +tx

November through December $350 +tx

All rates are based on double occupancy.

There is a $40 fee for third person in the room.

 

 

 

Our king room is a beautiful mix of vintage charm and modern flair. Located on the second floor overlooking the garden.

  • King Bed

  • Tempur-Pedic mattresses

  • Second floor

  • 2ppl max occupancy

  • Private bath with tub

  • Gas fireplace

  • Hermes d'Orange toiletries

  • Flat screen TV with cable

Rates

January through March $275 +tx

April through September $300 +tx - $325 +tx

October $445 +tx

November through December $375 +tx

All rates are based on double occupancy.