SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS PROPERTY EST. 1925 The Hawthorne Hotel has been an integral part of the city of Salem and Boston’s North Shore since its completion in 1925. The beautifully restored, stately Federal-style hotel is named for author Nathaniel Hawthorne, who spent his childhood in Salem and returned in 1846 to serve for three years as Surveyor of the Port at the Custom House. In 1849, Hawthorne wrote The Scarlet Letter at his home in Salem. Located in the Salem Common Historic District, the hotel is within walking distance to numerous historic sites and attractions. In the 70s, episodes of the TV show Bewitched were filmed inside the lobby, and more recently, Robert De Niro and Jennifer Lawrence stayed onsite while filming Silver Linings Playbook. ORIGINAL HOTEL CHARMING SERVICE TRADITIONAL DÉCOR COLONIAL REVIVAL AMENITIES 93 elegantly appointed guestrooms, suites, and the Fidelia Bridges Guest House, adjacent to the hotel. Flat-screen TV and triple-sheeted bedding with plush pillows. Business center, exercise room with YMCA access, and many complimentary amenities such as Wi-Fi, local phone calls, parking, and bottled water. Petfriendly with special pet amenities. Non-smoking. DINING Nat’s serves a European-style cuisine for breakfast, dinner, and the hotel’s award-winning Sunday jazz brunch; the Tavern offers casual fireside dining. Hawthorne Catering operates the Atrium Café at the nearby Peabody Essex Museum. No museum fee needed to dine there. Room service is also available. LOCATION Only 30 minutes to downtown Boston by commuter rail or 45 minutes by ferry. Within walking distance to The Peabody Essex Museum, the Salem Witch Museum, House of the Seven Gables, Pickering Wharf, Salem Harbor, and many notable homes. Logan Int’l Airport: 15 miles, 30 minutes. On the Common, 18 Washington Square West Salem, MA 01970 T 978.744.4080
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