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“Perfect for families with babies”
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Hawthorne Motel
Ranked #5 of 9 Hotels in Chatham
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 9, 2013

The vast number of 5 star reviews say almost all there is to say, so I will just add one fact particularly relevant for those with a baby: the signal from our baby monitor reached the beach! There was a little static, but not too much. This meant that we could sit on the beach while our baby napped, and at night (by the bonfire) when he went to sleep. Needless to say, this was awesome. We will definitely be going back.

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Reviewed July 9, 2013

I cannot say enough good things about this hotel. I picked it based on Tripadvisor reviews and its location on the Cape. You can easily take day trips to Provincetown or Hyannis to jump on a boat and visit Martha's Vineyard or Nantucket. Back to the hotel - it is lovely. We couldn't get a full water-view room, but it was nice to stay in a partial view room with our assigned parking space right outside the door. Since we were road tripping with two young children, it worked out well. The motel provides beach towels, beach toys, umbrellas, and chairs. In the peak summer months, I read they do bonfires on the beach with marshmallows on Wed and Sat nights. It's a charming place located in Chatham - the most expensive real estate on Cape Cod. We enjoyed the town and looking at the homes around us. We stayed two nights and thoroughly enjoyed it. Tip about traveling on Cape Cod - peak time is July 4th - Labor Day. We happened to come the third week of June and there were no crowds or much traffic.

Room Tip: Ask for a water view room. The partial view room we stayed in was nice, too, though.
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Reviewed July 6, 2013

We have been coming there annually since 1998. The facilities and ambience are superb. Accommodations are kept immaculate, view of beach is outstanding.The grounds are well maintained.The rooms have all the appurtenances (and are quiet!).Most of the rooms have a wide view of the beach and grounds. Gil and Ellie are extremely helpful in making sure that all requests are responded to and are always available. Location is outstanding - a 5 minute walk from town center and central in location for travel up the outer cape and back through the inner cape if desired. Chatham has an excellent town center for night life, restaurants, and shopping.Outstanding summer theater (Monomoy Playhouse). The motel has been in the family for many years and ownership is quite stable.

Room Tip: All rooms are on one level- most have a view toward the beach. A small house at the beach area can b...
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  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed July 2, 2013

Stayed with my family for three nights. The room was clean and the beds were comfortable. The views were wonderful. The beach is right there. Chairs, umbrellas and towels are supplied. It was a great location to stay on Cape Cod. Would love to go back again.

Room Tip: Ask for a full view.
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Reviewed June 28, 2013

If you are given the choice of 800-1000 $ a night and 200- 300$ you may think that by choosing the latter you will miss out. Believe me, you won't. The check in was flawless, we were shown a choice of rooms available and all were clean and well looked after. No breakfast, but breathtaking views. Great place!

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 27, 2013

Nice hotel with a great location. Rooms are clean but a bit small. Walls between rooms are also thin. Short walk to town and nice private beach. A bit pricey for a motel, but it is Chatham and you are paying for the location. I would go back again.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

Awesome location with very comfortable rooms. Staff is very accommodating. One night took takeout lobster dinner from the Chatham Squire and sat by the fire the staff sets up every night down on the beach. The free use of beach towels and umbrellas is also great.
Walking distance from town and the pier makes it nice too.
Room is comfy but basic, clean, but very small TV.
It is expensive for a motel but then again but it is Chatham. You are though paying for the great location and private beach!

Room Tip: The even numbers of 120-128 that face ocean ABOVE parking lot give beautiful views.
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Additional Information about Hawthorne Motel

Address: 196 Shore Rd, Chatham, MA 02633-2357
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Cod > Chatham
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Chatham
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Chatham
#3 Family Hotel in Chatham
Price Range: $171 - $268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hawthorne Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 27
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Beautiful waterfront lodging in quaint Chatham, Massachusetts. The Hawthorne is located on a private ocean beach and only a short 6 minute walk to downtown shops and restaurants. Standard ocean and non-ocean view motels rooms as well as rooms with a kitchenette. ... more   less 
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