October in Salem

Where should you stay in Salem for Halloween? The historic Hawthorne Hotel, of course!

October 2023

Rooms and rates for next October may not be displayed on our website due to many variables. Don’t let the demand for rooms deter you! If you are able to visit during the week, you will find greater room availability and shorter wait times at popular attractions.The best way to check availability and book a room for October 2023 is to call and speak with a member of our Front Desk team at 978-744-4080.

If you missed out on An Encore From the Grave, the Hawthorne’s costume ball in 2022, tickets for the October 28, 2023 ball will become available via eventbrite.com on June 1, 2023. This is a 21+ event hosted by the Hawthorne team. Other Halloween-related events take place at the Hawthorne in October but are managed by individual event organizers, not the Hawthorne. Tickets for events other than the October 28th Hawthorne-run ball must be purchased through the event organizer.

˜Two-Night Minimum + Deposit on Weekends

There is a two night minimum for weekend stays (Friday + Saturday or Saturday + Sunday) in October. During the week, however, we welcome guests who may be looking for a shorter visit. A non-refundable deposit representing one night of your stay is required for all reservations that include a Saturday night in October. Should you need to cancel your reservation, this deposit will be forfeited and kept by the Hawthorne Hotel as a cancellation fee. For all other stay in October, there will be a 2 week cancellation policy for weekday Monday-Thursday reservations.

˜** Sold Out ** – 2023 Halloween Ball: Three Night Package + Deposit

The 2023 Halloween Ball Package includes THREE (3) NIGHTS:

Friday, October 27 + Saturday, October 28 + Sunday, October 29
(check-out on Monday, October 30)

The Halloween Ball will take place on Saturday, October 28. In order to stay at the Hawthorne the night of the Ball, you must book the full three night package. There is no breaking up the package into smaller reservations.

All reservations must be made through this 2023 Halloween Package Reservation Form. Halloween Ball Package reservations are only accepted via the Reservation Form, which can be emailed to the address provided on January 4, 2023 at 10:00 AM. Reservation forms received prior to this date and time will not be considered. A credit card is required with your submission; all guests are charged a $300 non-refundable deposit at the time the Halloween Ball Package reservation is made, which then guarantees your room. You will not be charged if space is not available.

2023 Halloween Night: Two Night Package + Deposit

The 2023 Halloween Night Package includes TWO (2) NIGHTS:

Monday, October 30 + Tuesday, October 31
(check-out on Wednesday, November 1)

All reservations must be made through the 2023 Halloween Night Reservation Form. Halloween Night Package reservations are only accepted via the Reservation Form, which can be emailed to the address provided on January 11, 2023 at 10:00 AM. Reservation forms received prior to this date and time will not be considered. A credit card is required with your submission; all guests are charged a $200 non-refundable deposit at the time the Halloween Night Package reservation is made, which then guarantees your room. You will not be charged if space is not available.

The 2023 Hawthorne Hotel Halloween Ball will be held Saturday, October 28, 2023. The theme will be revealed on social media and tickets will go on sale via eventbrite.com June 1, 2023.