The Lofts at Downtown Salem

Make yourself at home in Salem, Virginia.

This distinguished boutique hotel in Downtown Salem, Virginia is enjoying a new lease on life. Originally home to an automotive dealership, the building has been part of Salem since 1924. Now welcoming guests as The Lofts at Downtown Salem, this historic property will continue to leave its mark on the city for years to come.

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From auto shop to chic stop.

What it's like

The transformation from a 1924 automotive dealership into a chic urban retreat is a story of meticulous restoration and creative reinvention. The lofts retain much of their historical essence, including original pine floors and wood beams, juxtaposed with modern finishes and amenities. This marriage of the past and present delivers a distinctive experience you'll only find at The Lofts at Downtown Salem.

Independent spirit

Your Blue Ridge basecamp.

Small touches

There are 18 lofts at this property, each crafted to stand out. Fully furnished with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, a washer and dryer, high-speed WiFi, and a Smart TV for streaming, these lofts are perfect for you—whether you plan to stay for a night, a week, or a month.

Eat and drink

The onsite West Salem Diner strives to raise the standard for local dining, offering breakfast, specialty coffee, a lunch and dinner menu, and delicious cocktails. However, if you prefer to prepare your own meals, don't worry. Each loft features a fully-equipped kitchen, a refrigerator, including an oven and stovetop range, and a dishwasher, making cleanup fast and easy.

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Rooms & Rates

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Located in the heart of Downtown Salem, just a short walk from the historic Salem Farmers Market.

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Guest Services        

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Complimentary parking
  • Dog-friendly accommodations available (fees apply, please contact hotel directly to book)

Eat & Drink        

  • West Salem Diner (breakfast and lunch served daily, dinner served Tuesday - Saturday)

Fitness & Recreation    

  • Complimentary bicycle rentals

In-room amenities

  • Bath products
  • Hairdryer
  • Seating area
  • Smart TV
  • Full kitchen 
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven with stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Washer and dryer
  • Air conditioning

Cancellation policy

Reservations must be canceled at least 48 hours prior to arrival to receive a refund of the total deposit amount, equal to the first night's room and tax.
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