Hawthorne Hotel

18 Washington Square WestSalem01970USA
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About Hawthorne Hotel

Guests staying at Hawthorne Hotel, Salem, Massachusetts, can relax with their daily paper in the comfortable lounge and those who like to keep fit and active can take advantage of the on-site fitness center.

The rooms feature flat-screen TV’s,  hairdryers, desks, iPod docks, air-conditioning units, complimentary toiletries and free Wi-Fi.

Hawthorne Hotel boasts 89 rooms, two restaurants, a bar/lounge in addition to a a fully-equipped fitness center and conference facilities. Self-parking is also available.

Nathaniel’s Restaurant offers a wide range of dishes made using locally sourced produce as well as freshly prepared breakfasts. Light snacks and an extensive drinks list are on offer the bar.

Peabody Essex Museum, The House of the Seven Gables and Phillips House are all in close proximity to the hotel. Pickering Wharf, Salem Willows Amusement Park, New England Pirate Museum and the Salem Witch Museum are also close by.


18 Washington Square West, Salem, MA, 01970, USA

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning


  • Accessible parking

Positive Reviews

Short walk to local attractions and amenities.

Quality dining options.The hotel is centrally located meaning that it is within walking distance of Salem's attractions and landmarks. Many used the hotel as a base to explore the town's numerous attractions including museums, galleries and parks. If you like the idea of not having to use your car or public transport then you'll certainly appreciate this hotel's location. .

Quality dining options.

Guests were pleased to find two restaurants on-site which catered for various tastes and preferences. Those who dined at the formal restaurant said that they were impressed with the quality of food which was made from fresh local ingredients. A less formal menu is available at The Tavern, where the food was also complimented by those who dined there.

Helpful and accommodating staff.

All the members of staff have been described as approachable and always willing to offer help and assistance. Guests said they received helpful tips and information from the front-desk staff with regards to the local area whilst the waiting staff were also praised for being courteous and attentive. .

Negative Reviews

Rooms on the small side.

The rooms have been described as quite small and cramped with quite a few guests stating that they had very little space to move around and also objected to the lack of storage space .

Sound insulation issues.

Some of the guests said they were able to hear conversations and televisions from the adjoining rooms due to the very thin walls. Others mentioned that noise from the hallways prevented them from getting a good night's sleep. .

Lack of hospitality trays.

Although tea and coffee is available in the lobby, some guests who wanted to make themselves a hot drink first thing in the morning were disappointed to find a lack of hospitality trays in their rooms. .

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1496 reviews across the web
9.1 /10
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    9.3 /10
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    8.0 /10
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    10 /10
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    8.6 /10
9.1 out of 10 based on 1496 reviews