Hawthorn Inn

Select Registry member since 2008
Gracious Lodging Steps from the Harbor and Downtown Camden, Maine
9 High Street Camden, ME 04834
Hawthorn Inn
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Welcome to your home away from home!

The Hawthorn Inn is a charming Camden Maine bed and breakfast just steps from downtown and Camden's scenic harbor. Our 1894 Queen Anne-style Victorian mansion is situated on 1.2 acres of lawn and enchanting gardens. With spacious rooms, beautiful decor, soaking or deep whirlpool tubs, gas fireplaces, private decks, and harbor views, our Inn is the ideal place for your Maine romantic getaway or trip for any occasion! A two course breakfast greets you each morning upon waking. It's the best way to start an ideal day in Maine. Our guests are never bored during their stay! There are wonderful beaches nearby for swimming, lounging, and picnicking, as well as other local outdoor adventures such as schooner sails, lobster boat tours, kayaking, hiking, skiing and much more! Downtown features fabulous restaurants you can't miss and unique stores, perfect for hunting down local treasures to take home to remember your trip by. The things to do in Maine are endless. We hope you'll find a new favorite activity! Upon arrival, be sure to ask your innkeepers for more suggestions and their personal favorites. Let them guide you to the best of the best and ensure your getaway is nothing short of spectacular! Known as the Jewel of the midcoast, Camden, Maine is a dream destination for anyone who enjoys classic New England towns with all the comfort of home and all the wonder of the vacation you've been looking forward to. Like many of our guests, we think you'll find our location to be the perfect blend of serene yet convenient. When you want a quiet oasis to enjoy, spend some quality time in our gardens sipping your favorite drink, chatting with your travel partner, or reading. Let the stresses of everyday life melt away and just be present in the experience of your getaway! Then, when you're ready to explore the area, get a bite to eat, or get adventurous outdoors, we're located close enough that you can walk or drive a short distance to your next adventure. You'll never have to worry about long travel times or traffic – just savor your stay! And be sure to check out our current offers before you book to see if there are any savings or experience packages you're interested in. According to our past guests, one of the most special things about our Inn is the warm hospitality that our guests feel during every stay from the innkeepers and staff. The entire Hawthorn Inn team is passionate about creating the best possible experience for every guest and they love to get to know each and every person that comes through the door. Come visit us soon and discover your new home away from home. We can't wait to welcome you!

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Inn Amenities: Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, LGBT Friendly, Limited Spa Service, National Historic Registry, Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Wine/Spirits Available, Concierge Services,

Food & Wine

We use fresh and sustainable foods locally and seasonally grown in our cooking. We buy organic when possible. In season we grow our own herbs, edible flowers, other garnishes and some greens. A number of our local farmer friends are kind enough to deliver their specific food product(s) to us in season.

Meals Offered: Breakfast

Restaurant on Premises: No

Special Diets Accommodated: Vegetarian , Vegan , Gluten Free , Yes

Breakfast: Complimentary

Breakfast Service: Full

Breakfast Seating: Individual Tables , Communal , Set Times

Alcohol Permits: Beer , Wine

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Beverages , Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments , Complimentary Snacks , Complimentary Early Coffee Tea

Rooms & Suites

The Inn has 10 spacious and beautifully appointed guest suites and rooms; six rooms are in the Main House and four in the Carriage House. All rooms have private baths and some even feature two-person Jacuzzi tubs and claw-foot Victorian soaking tubs.

Accommodations: Efficiency, Suites

# of Rooms: 10

Beds: Twin, Double, Queen, King

Room Entertainment: Cable TV, DVD Blu-Ray Players, iPod Docking Statio, Video Library

Handicap Accessible: Not handicap accessible due to historic nature of property

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishing, Bathrobes, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Ironing Boards, Private Deck, Telephones, Whirlpool or Jacuzzi

Guest Services

We are happy to help you plan your stay in Camden and the midcoast.

Internet Service: Wireless, Complimentary

Front Desk/Security: OnSite

Corporate Rates: Yes

Inn Amenities: Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, LGBT Friendly, Limited Spa Service, National Historic Registry, Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Wine/Spirits Available, Concierge Services

Location Type

Location Type: Small Town/Village, Coastal, Waterview


Please see our website for deposit and cancellation policies.

Minimum Stay Required: Peak Season

Pet-Friendly: No

Innkeeper's Pets: No Pets

Smoking Policy: Smoke Free

Family Friendly: Yes

Weddings & Events

The Hawthorn can help plan your wedding, including officiate, catering, flowers, and cake. We have relationships with local vendors and will put you in contact with them so that you get exactly you want. We are happy to do the coordination among the vendors. The Hawthorn Inn is best suited for small intimate weddings (less than 20 indoors, less than 50 outdoors) and elopements.

Wedding/Events Capacity: 20-49

Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremony, Receptions, Rehearsal Dinner, Bridal Luncheon, Elopment

Wedding Services & Amenities: Officiant, Caterer, Florist

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Reception Seating: 25

Banquet Seating: 25

Business Travel & Events

The Hawthorn Inn is well-suited for small meetings, team building sessions and retreats. There are three common rooms that can be closed off for break-out rooms and meetings. The dining room has seating for 18 around 2 large tables. Additional tables can be set up in the library when needed for additional dining capacity. The living room and library have a large open floor plan with lots of comfortable seating for a small party such as baby or bridal shower. It would also be a comfortable meeting space for a corporate retreat.

# of Meeting Rooms: 3

Meeting Types: Business Meeting, Retreats, Social

Meeting Facilities: Indoor

Business Travel & Event Max Capacity: 25

Total Rooms Sq Footages: 675