Hawthorne Hotel

North Shore



Since their opening in 1925, weddings have been a beautiful tradition at the Hawthorne Hotel. With venues that offer timeless elegance and the finest attention to detail, your wedding will reflect your individual style in this classic setting. Take your vows in the beautiful outdoors or in the luxurious space of several ceremony sites on the property. The Ballroom is ideal for walking down the aisle, with 19-foot ceilings, magnificent Palladian windows, and an expansive interior radiating beauty. Meet your love under an archway and a stunning gold sconce that mirrors the subtle d├ęcor shimmering throughout the room. For a grand reception, the Essex Room combines effortless style and a comfortable environment while the Pickman Room is made for an intimate party with views to die for of Salem Common. With renowned catering and wonderful spaces to make unforgettable memories, the Hawthorne Hotel will impress you and your guests on the big day.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Hotel/Resort


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 300 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 200 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible start time. Events must end by 12:30AM.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the reception but there is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. Please inquire with venue for specific minimum fees. The rental fee ranges from $800 to $1,200 for a ceremony. The venue allows for 6 hours of event time. A nonrefundable security deposit of $2,000 is required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Hawthorne Hotel is estimated at between $9,758 and $19,752 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Dance floor
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Overnight accommodations available
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Public parking

Special Restrictions

Wedding coordinator required
All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 12:30AM
No rice, birdseed, confetti, or inorganic material