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10 Best Hotels in New Bedford

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott New Bedford
2.5 out of 5
185 Macarthur Drive, New Bedford, MA
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AU$205
per night
19 Apr. - 20 Apr.
4.3/5Excellent! (417 reviews)

"The hotel was on the waterfront. We got a room facing the wharf and got a nice view."…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb. 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott New Bedford
New Bedford Harbor Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection
3 out of 5
222 Union St, New Bedford, MA
AU$236
per night
3 May - 4 May
4.5/5Wonderful! (288 reviews)

"It was convenient in the location that we were in. Centrally located"…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar. 2020

New Bedford Harbor Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection
Whaler Inn and Suites
2 out of 5
500 Hathaway Rd, New Bedford, MA
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2.4/5 (385 reviews)
Wedding at the Whaler Inn

"Staff very helpful. The Inn is under renovation, so swimming pool unavailable. Wedding and reception at the Inn, all staff again very helpful and working to make things comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 31 Jul. 2019

Whaler Inn and Suites
King of Safety of the Great New Bedford
Hathaway Home- Downtown Historic New Bedford, Across From Whaling Museum
Luxury two Story Penthouse in the Heart of New Bedford
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4.9/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)
Casually elegant historic loft space in Historic New Bedford

"This restored historic 2 level water view property is was the hit of my family visit. Open floor plan and ideal for entertaining, or for unexpected guests. The upstairs deck overlooking the harbor and sunrise was a delight for morning coffee and phone calls. The first floor restaurant staff (Cork) ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Oct. 2019

Luxury two Story Penthouse in the Heart of New Bedford
Ramada by Wyndham Middletown Newport Area
2.5 out of 5
425 E Main Rd, Middletown, RI
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AU$127
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
3.5/5Good! (86 reviews)

"Everything was fine for the price. I would stay there again."…"

Reviewed on 28 Mar. 2020

Ramada by Wyndham Middletown Newport Area
Sea Crest Beach Hotel
3.5 out of 5
350 Quaker Rd, North Falmouth, MA
AU$320
per night
1 May - 2 May
4.1/5Very Good! (1,296 reviews)

"Room was very nice with balcony overlooking pool and beach area."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020

Sea Crest Beach Hotel
Courtyard by Marriott Raynham
3 out of 5
37 Paramount Drive, Route 44, Raynham, MA
AU$229
per night
4 May - 5 May
4.2/5Excellent! (329 reviews)

"We booked for the pool and got there to find no pool. Otherwise the staff was wonderful. Just when u have kids and promised a pool that’s a disappointment. Place was clean. Friendly staff all over"…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar. 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Raynham
Holiday Inn Cape Cod-Falmouth
3 out of 5
291 Jones Rd, Falmouth, MA
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3.8/5Good! (410 reviews)

"Everything was perfect, no issues or problems, most important, room was clean."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar. 2020

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Visiting New Bedford

Visitors to New Bedford are sure to enjoy the waterfront. Tourists can also enjoy the city's live music, museums, and art. A top sight in the city is Buttonwood Park Zoo.

  • There are 2 hotels and other accommodations in New Bedford
  • The closest major airport is in New Bedford, MA (EWB-New Bedford Regional) 5 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Newport, RI (NPT-Newport State) 31.8 away

Sightseeing and Staying in New Bedford

Cultural venues in the city include New Bedford Art Museum, Judith Klein Art Gallery, and ArtWorks!. Exploring the waterfront is a top activity, and Buttonwood Park Zoo is one place to visit. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Gallery X and Zeiterion Theatre.

As you make plans for a getaway to New Bedford, the perfect accommodation may not be in the heart of the city but you'll find 16 hotels and lodging options locally. Here you'll find some of the places to stay within 5 miles of the city center.

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott New Bedford is located in central New Bedford. Guests who stay at this 2.5-star hotel in New Bedford can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and pool.
  • New Bedford Inn & Suites is located within 0.3 mi of the city center. Guests who stay at this 2-star hotel in New Bedford can enjoy access to free parking and a conference center, along with cable TV.

Dressing for New Bedford

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 51°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 21°F
  • From April to June, the average is 80°F during the day and 35°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 83°F during the day and 52°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 69°F as the daytime average and 23°F as the nighttime average
  • Average annual rainfall for New Bedford is 52.01 inches
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 81°F, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 23°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in New Bedford?
New Bedford Harbor Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott New Bedford is another top choice for your stay based on traveller reviews.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in New Bedford, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you may still be able to cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the best deals in New Bedford.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in New Bedford?
Based on reviews, Whaler Inn and Suites is a popular 2-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi.
What's the best place to stay for a family holiday to New Bedford?
Whaler Inn and Suites is a hotel with a restaurant and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott New Bedford is another good choice for your family trip. Also, children of all ages will enjoy a visit to Buttonwood Park Zoo.
What's the best hotel for a beach holiday in New Bedford?
New Bedford Harbor Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection is a top hotel for a beach holiday, and features an indoor pool and free continental breakfast. Whaler Inn and Suites is another good option to stay near the beach. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Old Silver Beach or Goosewing Beach Preserve.
What is staying in New Bedford like?
Visitors to New Bedford will definitely enjoy the port. Tourists can also enjoy the city’s live music, museums and art. Top sights around the area include Old Silver Beach and Edaville. In New Bedford, there are 8 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What is there to see in New Bedford?
Cultural venues in the city include New Bedford Art Museum, Zeiterion Theatre and New Bedford Whaling Museum. The city is notable for landmarks such as Old Third District Courthouse, New Bedford Whaling National Historic Park and Fort Taber. Exploring the port is just one of the top activities, while Buttonwood Park Zoo and New Bedford Seastreak Ferry Terminal are sights to visit.
What's the seasonal weather like in New Bedford?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 27°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of -5°C. Average annual rainfall for New Bedford is 1318.90 mm.

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