Hawthorne Hotel - Salem Hotel: North of Boston & Greater Merrimack Valley Hotel, MA

Hawthorne HotelSalem, MA
Since 1925, the Hawthorne Hotel has been the select hotel for business and leisure travelers and recognized throughout Salem and the North Shore region as the premiere wedding location. Come experience world-class service, elegantly-appointed guest rooms, outstanding meeting and banquet facilities, and award-winning dining. We proudly continue the tradition of Salem hospitality that began when the hotel was built by the people of Salem for visitors to Salem and the North Shore.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Exercise Room
  • Family Friendly
  • Health Club Facility
  • Historical Features
  • In-Room TV
  • Live Entertainment
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Romantic
  • Room Service
  • Wireless Internet Access


  • Antique Shopping
  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Cultural Activities
  • Educational Programs
  • Golf
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Whale Watching


For an unforgettable dining experience, visitors from all points of the compass enjoy the ambiance, warm hospitality and award-winning seasonal cuisine of Nathaniel's Restaurant. Our menu offers a range of dishes, including historic items from a bygone era to contemporary, eclectic fare. Nathaniel's also offers demi-portions of its most popular items including our signature dish "Scallops Sophia."

We serve dinner nightly from 5pm and offer live Piano Music on Friday, Saturday & Sunday Nights. Our carefully crafted wine menu and scrumptious desserts complete any special occasion. For reservations call 978-825-4311

 Equally inviting is our oak-paneled fireplaced Tavern -- an intimate gathering spot offering casual fare and creative libations. Overlooking the beautiful Salem Common, the Tavern is the perfect spot for lunch, after-work beverages, or fun food fast. Enjoy our new flat-screen televisions for major sporting events. Serving continuously from 11 am to 11 pm. Seating in the Tavern is available upon arrival. For more information, or to order for take-out, call 978-825-4342. 


18 Washington Square West
Salem, MA  01970



Toll Free:


Javascript is required to view this map.
 The Hawthorne Hotel is in the center of historic Salem, home of author Nathaniel Hawthorne.  We are perfectly located only a block from the water, local attractions, shops and dining.  The hotel is 16 miles north of Logan International Airport and only a 40 minute Ferry ride from Boston.


Number of Rooms: 93

At the Hawthorne Hotel, each of our 93 rooms is individually furnished and tastefully appointed with 18th century-style reproduction furnishings, reflecting our unique New England charm and character. 

Next door at our other property, the Fidelia Bridges Guest House is a fine example of Federal period architecture. Built in 1803, the guest house offers three charming guest rooms and one tastefully appointed suite with a large fully applianced living/dining area.  Each room features hardwood floors, oriental carpets, decorative fireplaces, individual décor, cable TV, private baths, and coffee makers. Fidelia Bridges actually lived in the house and would become one of the most well-known female artists of the 19th century. All guests of the Fidelia Bridges Guest House may enjoy all the services and amenities offered at the Hawthorne Hotel