Posts tagged #Salem MA

Peabody Essex Museum

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reviewer's rating ★★★★★

IN SHORT, THIS VENDOR WAS A nice, unique setting in a museum.

TO ELABORATE We were thrilled with our choice. Our preference was to stay in the South Shore, but we didn't find any options we liked so we looked at the North Shore, which we knew little about. We (actually my wife, not me) saw a few places before seeing the Peabody Essex. Once she saw it, it was a done deal. The East India Marine Hall was a unique room that easily fit 135 people. While it was slightly more expensive than other options, we found the incremental spend to be worth it given the venue. Salem ended up being a great town to have a wedding. All of our guests were within walking distance and there were plenty of activities to do around town.The one downside was that we found our food (catered by the local Hawthorne Hotel) to be average. With that being said, the wedding was five years ago, but we would still check on the catering options.

WEDDING LOCATION Salem, MA

by irishwolfhound

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Posted on April 10, 2015 and filed under venue.

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Hawthorne Hotel (catering services)

Review 1

reviewer's rating ★★★☆☆

IN SHORT, THIS VENDOR WAS  Average (but we are dated)

TO ELABORATE We went with the Hawthorne as it was the slightly more cost effective of two options we were presented. The service was great and the staff was easy to work with, but we found the food to be average. Our wedding was five years ago so we are dated, and we may have had an off night. We would recommend exploring the Hawthorne as an option if you will be getting married in Salem.

WEDDING LOCATION  Peabody Essex Museum, Salem

WEDDING DATE  August 2010

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Review 2

reviewer's rating ★★★☆☆

In Short  The service was professional, and catering went off without a "hitch". The food quality left a little to be desired, but the tasting probably adequately represented the food on food on ththe night of the wedding.

To Elaborate Make sure you go to the tasting! and also schedule it way in advance.

Wedding Location Salem, MA

Wedding Date August 2010


Posted on April 10, 2015 and filed under caterer, food & beverage.

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