Hotels in Salem, Virginia

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Salem overview

Salem is a budget-friendly place distinct for its sports and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You're sure to enjoy all of the coffee and bar options. Take in some local culture at popular places like Virginia Museum of Transportation and Harrison Museum of African-American Culture. Popular attractions like Science Museum of Western Virginia and Center in the Square are sure to leave an impression. Salem is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Salem

Featuring accommodation choices that can meet everyone's needs, Salem is the place to go. There are 76 hotels in the Salem area, some with discounts of up to 24%.
  • • 35 2-star hotels with an average price of $45 per night
  • • 37 3-star hotels with an average price of $75 per night
  • • 3 4-star hotels with an average price of $99 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 12496 user reviews of Salem hotels:
  • • Comfort Suites Salem (Salem)
  • • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salem (Salem)
  • • La Quinta Inn Roanoke-Salem (Salem)
  • • Comfort Suites At Ridgewood Farm (Salem)
  • • Hampton Inn Salem (Salem)

How to get to Salem

Fly in to Roanoke, VA (ROA-Roanoke Regional), 8.2 mi (13.2 km) from downtown Salem.

What to see around Salem

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • Moyers Sports Complex
  • • Salem Memorial Football Stadium
  • • Salem Memorial Baseball Stadium
  • • River's Edge Sports Complex
  • • Read Mountain Preserve
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Splash Valley at Green Ridge Recreation Center
  • • City Market Building
  • • Hopkins Planetarium
  • • Mill Mountain Zoo
  • • Christiansburg Aquatic Center
It's notable for its mountain views and favorite places for nature lovers that include:
  • • Dixie Caverns
  • • Mill Mountain Park
  • • Carvins Cove
  • • Virginia's Explore Park
Enjoy the university setting or the collegiate vibe around the area of:
  • • Hollins University
  • • Virginia Tech University
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • Virginia Museum of Transportation
  • • Harrison Museum of African-American Culture
  • • Science Museum of Western Virginia
  • • Center in the Square
  • • Mill Mountain Star

When to visit Salem

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 63°F day, 27°F night
  • • April-June: 86°F day, 41°F night
  • • July-September: 87°F day, 52°F night
  • • October-December: 73°F day, 28°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 9.3 inches
  • • April-June: 11.3 inches
  • • July-September: 11.5 inches
  • • October-December: 9.2 inches