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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
+1-888-389-4121
222 Union St., New Bedford, MA 02740
  • Mid-scale Downtown hotel
  • Free breakfast available
From$84
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott : 185 Macarthur Dr.
+1-888-675-2083
185 Macarthur Dr., New Bedford, MA 02740
  • 3 star Downtown hotel
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • Wifi didn't work
  • Great parking, according to 100%
From$114
Very Good 4.5 /5Latest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Seaport Inn & Marina
+1-800-716-8490
110 Middle St., Fairhaven, MA 02719 ~1.47 miles east of New Bedford
  • Affordable Oceanfront hotel
  • 2 suites in property
  • Most guests said rooms were small
  • Good Hotel
Days Inn & Whaler Banquet Conference Center - New Bedford
+1-800-805-5223
500 Hathaway Rd., New Bedford, MA 02740
  • Economical Downtown property
  • Free complimentary breakfast
Hampton Inn New Bedford / Fairhaven
+1-888-965-1860
1 Hampton Way, Fairhaven, MA 02719 ~2.75 miles east of New Bedford
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Most guests said the reception staff was great
  • Bad amenities
Baymont by Wyndham North Dartmouth in Dartmouth
+1-888-788-5576
171 Faunce Corner Mall Rd., Dartmouth, MA 02747 ~2.90 miles west of New Bedford
  • Inexpensive Suburban property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
Residence Inn by Marriott Dartmouth : 181 Faunce Corner Rd.
+1-888-897-9207
181 Faunce Corner Rd., Dartmouth, MA 02747 Website ~2.95 miles west of New Bedford
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • Check in time: 4:00PM
  • Comfortable
  • Furniture needs more attention
From$99
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Best Western Dartmouth New Bedford : 737 State Rd.
+1-888-311-4278
737 State Rd., North Dartmouth, MA 02747 ~4.78 miles west of New Bedford
  • Midscale Highway hotel
  • 3 floors in property
Capri Motel
+1-888-469-4795
741 State Rd., North Dartmouth, MA 02747 ~4.82 miles west of New Bedford
  • Midscale Highway property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
Hampton Inn Fall River / Westport
+1-888-734-9421
53 Old Bedford Rd., Westport, MA 02790 ~9.63 miles west of New Bedford
  • Mid-scale Rural property
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • Tasty breakfast
  • Good accessibility by car
Towneplace Suites Fall River Westport - Westport
+1-888-841-5292
41 Old Bedford Rd., Westport, MA 02790 ~9.66 miles west of New Bedford
  • High end property
  • 90 sleeping rooms in hotel
Comfort Inn & Suites Fall River
+1-888-455-5160
360 Airport Rd., Fall River, MA 02720 ~12.32 miles northwest of New Bedford
  • Three Star Highway hotel
  • Hotel has 79 rooms
  • Could be quieter
  • Most guests said the beds were comfortable
Fairfield Inn & Suites Somerset - Somerset
+1-888-965-8297
602 Grand Army of The Republic Highway, Somerset, MA 02726 ~13.61 miles west of New Bedford
  • 3-star Downtown property
  • Hotel has 4 floors
From$89
Average 3.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Towneplace Suites Wareham in Wareham
+1-888-906-6358
50 Rosebrook Place, Wareham, MA 02571 ~14.06 miles northeast of New Bedford
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • 4 floors in property
From$114
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Riverview Inn & Suites in Somerset
+1-888-749-6785
1878 Wilbur Ave., Somerset, MA 02725 ~14.63 miles west of New Bedford
  • Two star hotel
Sea Crest Beach Hotel in North Falmouth
+1-888-878-9982
350 Quaker Rd., North Falmouth, MA 02556 ~15.31 miles east of New Bedford
  • 3 star Oceanfront property
  • 12 meeting rooms in hotel
From$109
Very Good 4.0 /5Recent Reviews CallBookMore Details
Rodeway Inn in Middleboro
+1-888-389-4485
390 Wareham St., Middleboro, MA 02346 ~15.60 miles north of New Bedford
  • Two star hotel
  • 24 sleeping rooms in hotel
Founder's Brook Motel & Suites
+1-888-389-4121
314 Boyd Lane Portsmouth Ri 02871 Usa, Portsmouth, RI RI02871 ~15.99 miles west of New Bedford
  • Cheap Highway hotel
  • 31 rooms in hotel
Swansea Motor Inn : 999 Grand Army of The Republic Highway
+1-888-675-2083
999 Grand Army of The Republic Highway, Swansea, MA 02777 ~16.71 miles west of New Bedford
  • Inexpensive Highway hotel
  • 2 floors in property
Rodeway Inn
+1-800-716-8490
999 Gar Highway, Swansea, MA 02777 ~16.74 miles west of New Bedford
  • Inexpensive Highway property
  • Check-in: 15:00
Inn on the Square
+1-800-805-5223
40 North Main St., Falmouth, MA 02540 ~17.12 miles east of New Bedford
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • 73 rooms in property
  • Superb staff
  • The majority of guests said rooms were clean
Quality Inn Middleboro : 30 East Clark St.
+1-888-965-1860
30 East Clark St., Middleboro, MA 02346 ~17.13 miles north of New Bedford
  • Economical Rural hotel
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • Quite clean
  • The majority of guests had problems with the shower
The Captain's Manor Inn B & B : 27 West Main St.
+1-888-788-5576
27 West Main St., Falmouth, MA 02540 ~17.18 miles east of New Bedford
  • Luxurious Five Star Beach property
  • 8 rooms in property
Holiday Inn Express Swansea in Swansea
+1-888-897-9207
1400 G a R Highway Route 6, Swansea, MA 02777 ~17.37 miles west of New Bedford
  • Three Star Suburban property
  • Access to gym on-site
  • Every guests reviewed found problems with the furniture
  • Fantastic service
Shoreway Acres Inn & Cape Cod Lodging : 59 Shore St.
+1-888-311-4278
59 Shore St., Falmouth, MA 02540 ~17.63 miles east of New Bedford
  • Mid-scale Resort hotel
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Terrific location
  • Service could be improved
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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.

What is the best time to visit New Bedford, MA?

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.

Which luxury hotels are in New Bedford, MA?

4 Star Average Prices: $310.11

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.

What options are in New Bedford, MA for the most affordable hotels?

3 Star Average Prices: $136.77

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: $122.46

2 Star Hotel Prices in New Bedford

Which hotels in New Bedford, MA offer the best 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.

Which hotels in New Bedford, MA are budget-friendly?

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.

What are the 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.

FAQs about hotels in New Bedford

What are the most favored hotels in New Bedford?

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, Towneplace Suites Wareham and Hampton Inn Raynham Taunton are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most up-scale hotels in New Bedford?

The Captain's Manor Inn B & B, Towneplace Suites Fall River Westport and Lambert's Cove Inn are the top 3 luxury hotels near New Bedford city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of New Bedford?

New Bedford Harbor Hotel, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, and Seaport Inn & Marina are the properties closest to New Bedford city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in New Bedford cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in New Bedford can be as cheap as $122.46 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in New Bedford cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in New Bedford has been $136.77 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a luxury hotel in New Bedford cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in New Bedford has been $310.11 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the most popular independent hotels in New Bedford?

New Bedford Harbor Hotel, Seaport Inn & Marina and Sea Crest Beach Hotel are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the best Marriott hotels in New Bedford?

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, Towneplace Suites Wareham and Residence Inn by Marriott Dartmouth are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the most popular Choice Hotels branded hotels in New Bedford?

Comfort Inn & Suites Fall River, Rodeway Inn and Quality Inn Middleboro are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in New Bedford?

Holiday Inn Express Newport North Middletown, Holiday Inn Express Swansea and Holiday Inn Falmouth are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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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