Hawthorne Inn

462 Lexington Road , Concord, MA 01742 USA (Show map)
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About

We are a boutique bed & breakfast situated on Concord’s historic mile, just steps away from the heart of American Literary and Revolutionary history; on land once owned by Ralph Waldo Emerson, Bronson Alcott and Nathaniel Hawthorne. The property was built in the 1860’s and has been functioning as a bed and breakfast for more than 40 years. Inspired by design and elegance, the Inn has recently been fully renovated to incorporate 7 luxury guest rooms and ample shared public spaces to create a truly unique experience for our guests. We offer the perfect balance of elegance, charm and privacy whilst still being within walking distance of Concord’s Historic Center, the Old North Bridge, the homes of Concord’s most famous writers and the Minuteman National Park. We aim to offer a luxury and unique all season experience to our guests whether they are tourists visiting for the spring/summer/fall season or business guests visiting many of the multi-national corporations located in the area. Check In from 15:00 until 20:00 (3pm until 8pm)

Reviews

Overall
4.8

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.7

Short trip

4.4 on May 23, 2018

recently spent one night at the inn and found it to be beautifully restored, well managed and conveniently situated for trips around Boston.


Absolutley Charming!!

5 on May 23, 2018

I stayed at Hawthorne while attending The sound of Music in May with friends. I love the décor of bringing the Old with the New....such exquisite taste in furnishings and art work. My room was just lovely and absolutely spotless! The bedding was luscious and I slept like a baby! The breakfast the next morning was absolutely delicious, everything homemade and obvious that thought went into the preparation and presentation! Toni and Mark are gracious and warm, and I plan or returning again and again!


A beautiful inn

4.8 on May 23, 2018

Our two night anniversary stay at the Hawthorne inn was outstanding. MARK and Toni were delightful and most helpful. They had recently remodeled the inn and it was beautiful. Top to bottom. The bed was very comfortable. The breakfasts were simple but delicious. We were surprised that there were no TVs in the brain. We did get a lot of reading done among other things. We loved Concord.


Baby moon Getaway

5 on May 23, 2018

My husband and I stayed here for a baby moon “staycation.” The location of this property is perfect for a getaway with low-key restaurants and lots of historical sites nearby. The B&B was amazingly decorated and very relaxing. We enjoyed tea by the fire and relished the peace and quiet. Our room was very cozy and quite large. Breakfast was excellent especially the homemade quiche. We would love to return to this B&B and would absolutely recommend a stay to others.


Beautiful decor, wonderful inn

5 on May 03, 2018

This was our second stay at the Hawthorne Inn and it was as great as the first time. Toni & Mark are warm and welcoming and responsive. Breakfast is delicious and interesting. Most notable is that the rooms and common areas are beautifully appointed in a manner that is comfortable and not pretentious. Dan & Amy Clements


Outstanding

5 on March 30, 2018

The Inn was breathtaking; spotless clean! There was not one detail that Toni missed. Toni & Mark make the Inn. Wonderful breakfast, beautiful presentation, great conversation. I cannot say enough about The Hawthorne Inn. My husband and I cannot wait to return. Beautiful central location for our sightseeing in Concord. Mark & Toni were well versed of the area. We could not have asked for more! Thank you Toni & Mark. Susan & Bob Wright, Skaneateles, New York.


Stay on business

5 on March 23, 2018

Best place to stay in Concord. Mark and Toni are fantastic. Looking forward to coming back.


Beautiful and stylish getaway!

5 on March 17, 2018

We had friends from out of town in for the weekend and put them up at the newly amazing Hawthorne Inn. Concord has never had a place so hip, stylish, and cozy all at once. Mark and TonI have everything covered and are as fabulous as the Inn!


The best place to stay in Concord. Period.

5 on March 07, 2018

We just spent a lovely weekend here, where we were warmly hosted by Toni and Mark. The Inn, which was recently restored, has a historic sensibility with an open feeling and a modern palette and furnishings. We relaxed in the library one evening by the fireside, sipping coffee and munching on Toni's biscotti. Breakfast was as delicious as its presentation - the lemon pound cake, yogurt, homemade granola, and manchego with quince paste were my favorites. We look forward to our next visit!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for your wonderful review, it made us very happy!!

- Toni (innkeeper)


Restorative retreat

5 on February 26, 2018

For a mid-week, mid-winter getaway, my husband and I stayed overnight here. We stayed in the Emerson room, which features both a fireplace and a deep soaking tub. The bed and bed linens were sumptuous and we both had a deep, restful sleep. We had lovely baths in the morning. Such a slow, luxurious way to start the day! The whole inn is so beautifully decorated with a real love of color and design that still honors an older, traditional home. Our breakfast was amazing! Fresh coffee, tea, juice and sliced fruit. There was homemade granola, freshly baked bread (still warm!) yogurt and muffins. The dining room was sunny, our breakfast superb and best of all was chatting to host Toni. This is a very warm welcoming home and you will be so happy to stay over! I can't wait to go again.

Innkeeper Response
Come back soon! Thanks so much for your kind words

- Toni and Mark (innkeeper)


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Rooms & Rates

Walden

Four Poster Queen Bed: Located on the 2nd floor. This East facing room overlooks the side garden of the Inn. Bathroom with tub/shower

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Sleepy Hollow

King Bed (or) Twin Bed: Located on 1st Floor. This West facing room overlooks the Inn’s gardens and the Nathaniel Hawthorne Memorial Garden. One of our largest rooms, amenities include a separate sofa(bed) and walk in (ADA compliant) bathroom/shower (no tub)

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Musketaquid

Four Poster Queen Bed: Located on the 2nd floor. This North and East facing room overlooks The Wayside, home of Nathaniel Hawthorne (now a National Park property) and the Inn’s garden. Amenities include single sleeper chair and bathroom with tub/shower

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Alcott

King Bed: Located on the 2nd floor. This North and West facing room overlooks both The Wayside, home of Nathaniel Hawthorne (now a National Park property) and the Nathaniel Hawthorne Memorial Garden. The room’s double door entryway provides additional privacy. Amenities include single sleeper chair and bathroom with tub/shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Concord

King Bed: Located on 2nd Floor. This West facing room overlooks the Inn’s gardens and the Nathaniel Hawthorne Memorial Garden. One of our largest rooms, amenities include a gas fireplace, single sleeper chair and bathroom with tub/shower

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Emerson

Queen Bed: Located on 1st Floor. This North and West facing room overlooks both The Wayside, home of Nathaniel Hawthorne (now a National Park property) and the Nathaniel Hawthorne Memorial Garden. Amenities include a gas fireplace, single sleeper chair and bathroom with free standing claw foot antique bath and separate shower

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Punkatasset

Four Poster Queen Bed: Located on the 2nd floor. This East facing room overlooks the side garden of the Inn. Bathroom with large walk in shower (no tub)

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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Location

Location Type

Close to Author's homes, Walk to village center, Located in Historic District, Rent a Kayak, enjoy three rivers, See famous Old North Bridge, Near to many Restaurants, Countryside, Small town

Airport

Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.) 19 miles

Directions to property:

From routes 128 and 95: Take Exit 30 B [Route 2A West to Concord]. Follow 2A for 3 1/4 Miles to fork in road. Bear right at fork [follow signs for Concord and travel 1 1/4 mile farther. Hawthorne Inn will be on the left side of road, directly across from the home of Nathanial Hawyhorne (called "Wayside").

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Walden Pond State Reservation, Minute Man National Historical Park, Wayside, Home of Hawthorne, Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, 30 minutes to Boston, Orchard House, Home of "Little Women", Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Sports venue

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Copier, Fridge, Library, Parking, Walk to mass transit , Travel information, Original artworks , Off-street parking, Small meetings

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Radio, Wheelchair access, Wi-Fi, Wired internet, iPhone docking station

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Several excellent antique shops nearby. In season: Battle re-enactment and Minute Man Fife & Drum Co, Revolutionary War Site, Walden Pond, Hawthorne's Home Wayside, Emerson's Home , Alcotts' Little Women Home, Shopping, Swimming, Tennis courts

Check Dates

Policies

  • Check In:: 15:00 - 15:00
  • Check Out:: 11:00
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Children with well behaved adults welcome.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Mark Vella and Toni Vicente

Languages spoken

English, Spanish

Resident Pets

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Meals

Breakfast

Continental

  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining room, Dining Room

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