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New Bedford Massachusetts Accommodations

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The New Bedford center point is approximately the area of New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park and the area of Southcoast Health System.

New Bedford is the sixth-largest city in Massachusetts located on Buzzards Bay on the state's southern coast. The city is nicknamed "The Whaling City" because it was one of the most important whaling ports in the world during the 19th century. As a result, New Bedford has some history worth exploring. If you're thinking about a visit to New Bedford, discover some of the best places to stay and things to do while you're there. More from this guide...

New Bedford Hotels, Motels & Accommodations

New Bedford Harbor Hotel : 222 Union St.
+1-888-690-5247
222 Union St., New Bedford, MA 02740
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • Check-in time: 4pm
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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott - New Bedford
+1-888-305-3366
185 Macarthur Dr., New Bedford, MA 02740
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 5 meeting rooms
  • Room is all right
  • Food is to die for
From$114
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Seaport Inn & Marina in Fairhaven
+1-800-881-1523
110 Middle St., Fairhaven, MA 02719 ~1.47 miles east of New Bedford
  • Three Star Beach property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
  • Pool is good
  • Disappointing internet connection
Days Inn & Whaler Banquet Conference Center : 500 Hathaway Rd.
+1-888-283-3404
500 Hathaway Rd., New Bedford, MA 02740
  • Economical Downtown hotel
  • 100 sleeping rooms in hotel
Hampton Inn New Bedford / Fairhaven
+1-866-221-8581
1 Hampton Way, Fairhaven, MA 02719 ~2.75 miles east of New Bedford
  • Mid-scale Suburban hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • Very nice breakfast and coffee
  • Nice clean hotel
Residence Inn by Marriott Dartmouth
+1-866-429-5787
181 Faunce Corner Rd., Dartmouth, MA 02747 Website ~2.95 miles west of New Bedford
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 3 floors
  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • Good night's rest
From$99
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Best Western Dartmouth Inn
+1-888-690-5281
737 State Rd., North Dartmouth, MA 02747 ~4.78 miles west of New Bedford
  • 3-star Highway hotel
  • 64 rooms in property
Capri Motel in North Dartmouth
+1-888-690-5247
741 State Rd., North Dartmouth, MA 02747 ~4.82 miles west of New Bedford
  • 3-star Highway hotel
  • 3 suites in hotel
Hampton Inn Fall River / Westport : 53 Old Bedford Rd.
+1-888-305-3366
53 Old Bedford Rd., Westport, MA 02790 ~9.63 miles west of New Bedford
  • 3 star Rural property
  • Free breakfast available
  • Hotel staff was helpful
  • Amenities are good
Comfort Inn & Suites Fall River
+1-800-881-1523
360 Airport Rd., Fall River, MA 02720 ~12.32 miles northwest of New Bedford
  • Affordable Highway hotel
  • Gym is available on property
  • Easily accessible by car
  • Friendly service
Towneplace Suites Wareham : 50 Rosebrook Place
+1-888-283-3404
50 Rosebrook Place, Wareham, MA 02571 ~14.06 miles northeast of New Bedford
  • Three Star Suburban property
  • Hotel has 85 rooms
From$114
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Sea Crest Beach Hotel : 350 Quaker Rd.
+1-866-221-8581
350 Quaker Rd., North Falmouth, MA 02556 ~15.31 miles east of New Bedford
  • Midscale Oceanfront property
  • Hotel has 3 suites
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Rodeway Inn : 390 Wareham St.
+1-866-429-5787
390 Wareham St., Middleboro, MA 02346 ~15.60 miles north of New Bedford
  • Economical hotel
  • 24 sleeping rooms in hotel
Atlantic Motel : 7 Depot St.
+1-888-690-5281
7 Depot St., East Wareham, MA 02538 ~15.91 miles northeast of New Bedford
  • 2-star Beach hotel
  • Free breakfast
  • Service is ok
  • Conveniently located
Inn on the Square
+1-888-690-5247
40 North Main St., Falmouth, MA 02540 ~17.12 miles east of New Bedford
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • 73 rooms in hotel
  • Good internet service
  • Reasonably accessible by car
Quality Inn Middleboro - Middleboro
+1-888-305-3366
30 East Clark St., Middleboro, MA 02346 ~17.13 miles north of New Bedford
  • Low priced Rural property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Fair business hotel
  • Clean pool area
The Captain's Manor Inn B & B
+1-800-881-1523
27 West Main St., Falmouth, MA 02540 ~17.18 miles east of New Bedford
  • Luxurious 5 Star Beach property
  • Comp. Breakfast
Holiday Inn Express Swansea : 1400 G a R Highway Route 6
+1-888-283-3404
1400 G a R Highway Route 6, Swansea, MA 02777 ~17.37 miles west of New Bedford
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • Free breakfast available
  • Easily accessible by car, said 83%
  • All guests thought the service was very professional
Shoreway Acres Inn & Cape Cod Lodging
+1-866-221-8581
59 Shore St., Falmouth, MA 02540 ~17.63 miles east of New Bedford
  • 3-star Resort hotel
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • We would stay again
  • Breakfast is mediocre
Holiday Inn Falmouth in Falmouth
+1-866-429-5787
291 Jones Rd., Falmouth, MA 02540 ~17.67 miles east of New Bedford
  • 3 star Lake property
  • 3 floors in hotel
  • Bathroom could be optimized
  • Close to the city center with easily acessible parking
Bristol Harbor Inn - Bristol
+1-888-690-5281
259 Thames St., Bristol, RI 02809 ~17.90 miles west of New Bedford
  • Midscale hotel
  • 40 rooms in hotel
Falmouth Inn
+1-888-690-5247
824 Main St., Falmouth, MA 02540 ~18.13 miles east of New Bedford
  • Low priced Beach property
  • 117 suites in property
The Admiralty Inn & Suites
+1-888-305-3366
51 Teaticket Highway, East Falmouth, MA 02536 ~18.18 miles east of New Bedford
  • Low-priced Downtown hotel
  • 2 floors in property
  • Housekeeping is satisfactory
  • Close to ferry
From$74
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Falmouth Heights Motor Lodge
+1-800-881-1523
146 Falmouth Heights Rd., Falmouth, MA 02540 ~18.39 miles east of New Bedford
  • Economy Beach property
  • 2 floors in hotel
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Middleboro / Raynham : 43 Harding St.
+1-888-283-3404
43 Harding St., Middleboro, MA 02346 ~18.48 miles north of New Bedford
  • 3 star Rural property
  • Hotel has 4 floors
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Graph of New Bedford, MA Hotel Prices for Next 20 Days

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all New Bedford, MA discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest New Bedford hotel for each day and each star rating category.

When to Visit New Bedford, Massachusetts

When you're trying to decide the best time to visit New Bedford, keep in mind that the area experiences large differences between seasons. If you want to visit when you'll be able to enjoy all the attractions and activities, summer is the season for you. New Bedford enjoys average high temperatures in the upper 70s and low 80s Fahrenheit from June through August. While you'll certainly find plenty of attractions to see and activities to do during a summer visit, you'll also have to pay top price for a hotel room.

When fall returns to New Bedford, the temperatures start to drop. While this season has reduced visitation, you'll find hotel room prices begin to decrease during this time. September still stays comfortable with average highs in the lows 70s, but October has highs in the low 60s, and November experiences highs in the low 50s. Keep in mind that travelers come to New Bedford to enjoy the fall colors, so you won't see significant hotel rate decrease until after peak leaf color passes.

Hotel prices continue to drop through the winter, so if you want the best deal, winter is the season to visit. However, make sure you're prepared for cold weather. Average highs from December through February in New Bedford are in the upper 30s and low 40s. The area also receives a total of around 25 inches of snow during these months. While you won't be spending any time at the beach with this weather, you can still find some indoor attractions to enjoy during your visit.

Spring takes its time arriving in New Bedford. March has average highs in the mid-40s, and the area still receives about 5 inches of snowfall. The area finally begins to thaw out in April and May, when average highs are in the mid-50s and mid-60s, respectively. If you plan your visit to New Bedford during the late spring, you can usually find some low prices remaining from winter, and the weather is decent enough to experience a few outdoor attractions.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in New Bedford, MA:

seasonality of hotel rates in New Bedford

New Bedford, MA: Prices by Star Rating Class

Below are 3 charts illustrating avg. nightly cost trends by star rating class in New Bedford, MA. Browse these charts to calculate the least expensive dates to book a room in New Bedford for your upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotels Options in New Bedford, Massachusetts

4 Star Average Prices: $137.50

When you want to treat yourself to something special, choose one of the luxury hotel options around New Bedford. Bristol Harbor Inn is in Bristol, Rhode Island, and 23 miles from the heart of New Bedford. The hotel sits on the calm waters of Bristol Harbor and features rooms with nautically inspired decor, complimentary Wi-Fi, premium bedding, and a 43-inch flat-screen television. In the morning, you can savor a cup of gourmet coffee from the on-site cafe before heading out to explore the area. In the evening, come back to have your dinner at the popular waterfront pub.

The luxurious Mirbeau Inn & Spa Pinehills in Plymouth offers a relaxing getaway 34 miles from the center of New Bedford. When you need to unwind, you'll find no better place to do it than in the lavish rooms that feature a fireplace and large bathroom with a walk-in shower and soaking tub. While you're staying at the hotel, book a massage or body treatment at the spa. You can also stroll along the walking trails, play a round at the 18-hole golf course, or enjoy a meal at one of several on-site dining options.

Affordable Hotel Options in New Bedford, Massachusetts

3 Star Average Prices: $136.79

With the affordable hotel options around New Bedford, you can visit the area no matter what type of travel budget you have. New Bedford Inn & Suites is conveniently situated off Interstate 195 and 3 miles from the New Bedford Whaling Museum. You'll feel at home in rooms that come with a 27-inch television with premium cable channels and free Wi-Fi. For your convenience, the pet-friendly hotel has free parking, guest laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk, and free newspapers in the lobby.

Comfort Inn & Suites Fall River is situated 16 miles from New Bedford and Buttonwood Park Zoo. When you're done exploring the area, you can come back to a room that offers a microwave, mini-fridge, coffeemaker, 32-inch flat-screen television, and free Wi-Fi. The hotel provides a complimentary breakfast each morning, and you can enjoy a free cup of coffee any time of day in the lobby. During your stay, you can go for a swim in the indoor pool, get some work done at the business center, and take advantage of the laundry facilities.

Riverview Inn & Suites is on the Lee River in Somerset. It's 17 miles from New Bedford and 19 miles from Hazelwood Park. Every room includes free Wi-Fi, a 32-inch flat-screen television, mini-fridge, and microwave. When you're feeling hungry, the hotel serves a complimentary breakfast every morning and has an on-site restaurant. You'll also find plenty of activities to enjoy around the hotel. You can go for a swim in the heated indoor pool, get in a quick workout at the fitness center, or head outside to enjoy the volleyball court, horseshoe pit, and basketball court.

3 Star Hotel Prices in New Bedford

2 Star Average Prices: $100.46

2 Star Hotel Prices in New Bedford

Which New Bedford hotels have real discounts?

New Bedford has several hotels that offer attractive discounts so that you can easily save money during your stay. For example, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott New Bedford, which overlooks the harbor and is a six-minute walk from the New Bedford Whaling Museum, offers a savings of 15 percent or more to seniors who are 62 years and older. Members of the military are eligible for special rates, and AAA and CAA members will want to take advantage of their discounted rates. Plus, everyone can save with the free Wi-Fi and complimentary breakfast.

TownePlace Suites Wareham Buzzards Bay is a modern hotel 16 miles from the center of New Bedford. The hotel thanks military personnel and eligible government employees for their service by offering them special rates and offers. Additionally, AAA and CAA members will want to use their memberships to save on their room rates. Seniors 62 and older can save at least 15 percent during their stay. The pet-friendly hotel also has a complimentary breakfast and free Wi-Fi.

Best Value Options in New Bedford, Massachusetts

The value option hotels in New Bedford provide some of your favorite conveniences at reasonable rates. Residence Inn by Marriott New Bedford Dartmouth is off Interstate 195, 3 miles from Buttonwood Park Zoo and 5 miles from the New Bedford Whaling Museum. You can make yourself feel at home with a studio or suite that comes with a fully equipped kitchen, 37-inch flat-screen television, and free Wi-Fi. Before you check out the nearby attractions, be sure to fill up with the complimentary hot breakfast.

When you stay at Hampton Inn New Bedford/Fairhaven, you'll be 2 miles from the New Bedford Art Museum and 4 miles from the Buttonwood Park Zoo. You can make yourself feel at home in an inviting room that comes with free Wi-Fi, a mini-fridge, microwave, and a 32-inch flat-screen television. The hotel offers a fitness center and seasonal outdoor pool. Even if you don't have time to sit down and enjoy the famous waffles from the free hot breakfast, you can still get a weekday On the Run breakfast bag to make sure you start your morning right.

Located 2 miles from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and 5 miles from the center of New Bedford, Best Western Dartmouth Inn makes it easy to unwind when you're not exploring the area. The rooms include expanded cable channels, free Wi-Fi, a complimentary newspaper, and coffeemaker. The fitness center is the perfect place to break a sweat, and the heated indoor pool is where you need to go to relax.

Things to Do in New Bedford, Massachusetts

When you want to learn more about the whaling industry in New Bedford, you must make a trip to the New Bedford Whaling Museum. The museum not only houses a large collection of logbooks from whaling ships, a half-scale model of a whaling ship, and five skeletons from whales that died accidentally or from unknown causes, but it also showcases an impressive number of fine art pieces from area artists.

Another interesting place to visit to learn more about animals is the Buttonwood Park Zoo. At the North America East section, you can view black bears, coyotes, bald eagles, and more. The North America West section contains cougars, bison, bobcat, and other animals. The zoo also has two Asian elephants, domesticated animals, and a variety of birds, amphibians, and reptiles.

When you want to explore the charm of a coastal city in Massachusetts, make plans to check out everything New Bedford has to offer.

Recent traveler guest reviews of New Bedford, MA

Below are reviews of the city of New Bedford, MA from an actual visitor's perspective.

"I grew up in the area and it was very nostalgic to be back!"
Score 5.0 / 5

The area is thriving with places to eat, shop and enjoy with the touch of whaling city ambiance. It's a great city for all to enjoy!

Katelyn J G., from 25-Sep-2018
The average traveler rating of the city of New Bedford, MA shown above is 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 reviews
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