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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 in New Bedford 222 Union St., New Bedford, MA 02740
  • 4 star property
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in New Bedford
+1-888-305-3366
185 Macarthur Dr., New Bedford, MA 02740
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • 5 meeting rooms in property
  • New rooms
  • Good seafood restaurants and highway access
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Seaport Inn & Marina in Fairhaven 110 Middle St., Fairhaven, MA 02719 ~1.47 miles east of New Bedford
  • Mid-scale Beach hotel
  • 2 suites in property
  • Excellent maid staff
  • Tasty breakfast
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Days Inn & Whaler Banquet Conference Center
+1-888-283-3404
500 Hathaway Rd., New Bedford, MA 02740
  • 2-star Downtown property
  • Check-in time: 03:00 PM
Hampton Inn New Bedford / Fairhaven 1 Hampton Way, Fairhaven, MA 02719 ~2.75 miles east of New Bedford
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • 25 suites in hotel
  • Good breakfast
  • Great parking, according to 90%
Residence Inn by Marriott Dartmouth in Dartmouth 181 Faunce Corner Rd., Dartmouth, MA 02747 ~2.95 miles west of New Bedford
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • Has environment-friendly policy Read more
  • Terrific location
  • Breakfast is good
Best Western Dartmouth Inn 737 State Rd., North Dartmouth, MA 02747 ~4.78 miles west of New Bedford
  • 3-star Highway property
  • 64 rooms in hotel
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Capri Motel
+1-888-690-5247
741 State Rd., North Dartmouth, MA 02747 ~4.82 miles west of New Bedford
  • 3 star Highway hotel
  • Free breakfast available
Hampton Inn Fall River / Westport : 53 Old Bedford Rd. 53 Old Bedford Rd., Westport, MA 02790 ~9.63 miles west of New Bedford
  • Three Star Rural hotel
  • Free breakfast available
  • Excellent breakfast
  • Great reception
Comfort Inn & Suites Fall River in Fall River 360 Airport Rd., Fall River, MA 02720 ~12.32 miles northwest of New Bedford
  • 3 star Highway property
  • Free breakfast available
  • Bathroom could be bigger
  • Bathroom could be optimized
Towneplace Suites Wareham 50 Rosebrook Place, Wareham, MA 02571 ~14.06 miles northeast of New Bedford
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • Check-in: 4:00PM
Sea Crest Beach Hotel 350 Quaker Rd., No Falmouth, MA 02556 ~15.46 miles east of New Bedford
  • Affordable Oceanfront property
  • 12 meeting rooms in property
  • PAPER THIN walls
  • Huge parking lot
Atlantic Motel 7 Depot St., East Wareham, MA 02538 ~15.91 miles northeast of New Bedford
  • Two star Beach hotel
  • 24 rooms in property
  • Vibe is not too good
  • Average value
Inn on the Square in Falmouth 40 North Main St., Falmouth, MA 02540 ~17.12 miles east of New Bedford
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • 73 rooms in property
  • Great shopping
  • Good internet service
Quality Inn - Middleboro 30 East Clark St., Middleboro, MA 02346 ~17.13 miles north of New Bedford
  • Economy Rural hotel
  • 112 rooms in hotel
  • Easily accessible by car, said 100%
  • Pool closed
The Captain's Manor Inn B & B : 27 West Main St. 27 West Main St., Falmouth, MA 02540 ~17.18 miles east of New Bedford
  • Luxury Five Star Beach hotel
  • Free breakfast available
Holiday Inn Express Swansea - Swansea 1400 G a R Highway Route 6, Swansea, MA 02777 ~17.37 miles west of New Bedford
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • Fitness center on property
  • Great reception
  • The majority of guests said the beds were comfortable
Shoreway Acres Inn & Cape Cod Lodging - Falmouth 59 Shore St., Falmouth, MA 02540 ~17.63 miles east of New Bedford
  • Affordable Resort hotel
  • 4 conference rooms in property
  • Great location
  • Excellent location
Holiday Inn Falmouth 291 Jones Rd., Falmouth, MA 02540 ~17.67 miles east of New Bedford
  • 3-star Rural property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • The majority of guests had problems with the shower
  • Close to parking
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Bristol Harbor Inn in Bristol 259 Thames St., Bristol, RI 02809 ~17.90 miles west of New Bedford
  • Midscale hotel
  • Check in: 15:00
Falmouth Inn 824 Main St., Falmouth, MA 02540 ~18.13 miles east of New Bedford
  • Cheap Beach hotel
  • 117 rooms in hotel
The Admiralty Inn & Suites in East Falmouth 51 Teaticket Highway, East Falmouth, MA 02536 ~18.18 miles east of New Bedford
  • 2-star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 98 rooms
  • Refrigerator was leaking
  • Housekeeping was ok, according to 50%
Falmouth Heights Motor Lodge - Falmouth 146 Falmouth Heights Rd., Falmouth, MA 02540 ~18.39 miles east of New Bedford
  • Inexpensive Beach property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Middleboro / Raynham 43 Harding St., Middleboro, MA 02346 ~18.48 miles north of New Bedford
  • Mid-scale Rural property
  • 39 suites in hotel
Fairfield Inn Middleboro in Middleboro 4 Chalet Rd., Middleboro, MA 02346 ~18.49 miles north of New Bedford
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • Check-in time: 12:00PM
  • Terrific employee
  • Impressive bathroom
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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

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: $136.60

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: $89.09

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.

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