The Brewster Inn, a bed and breakfast in Dexter, Maine, is located less than an hour's drive from Bangor and beautiful Moosehead Lake. Escape to the tranquility of The Maine Highlands. The Inn is perfect for a romantic getaway, special events, parties, and weddings. We also offer the Inn as a facility space for corporate meetings and group retreats of all kinds.Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, quiet weekend of relaxation, wedding or retreat location, business facility, or a vacation filled with outdoor activities, The Brewster Inn, our bed and breakfast near Bangor, Maine, welcomes you!The Brewster Inn is on the National Register of Historic Places and was the family home of former Maine Governor and Senator Owen Brewster. If you ever saw the 5-time Oscar award-winning film "The Aviator" starring Leonardo De Caprio as Howard Hughes, then you will have seen Alan Alda from MASH playing Senator Owen Brewster, who was in charge of the Government task force that tried to bring Howard Hughes down.Presidents Truman and Taft, 7 Senators (that we're aware of), and Louis B Mayer, the founder of MGM Films, have all been and stayed here. The house was remodeled in 1934 by Maine's (and quite possibly New England's) most famous architect, John Calvin Stevens.Our home was shown on TV across the USA on HGTV in June 2008 on "If Walls Could Talk" and has been replayed numerous times since then. Each of our guestrooms are uniquely decorated and include:King or queen beds, LCD with HD cable television, IPhone docking stations, in room heating/air conditioning (in season), and private bath with shower. Some of our guestrooms include fridge, microwave, desk space, a two-person whirlpool tub and/or gas fireplace. The Inn is equipped with wireless Internet access throughout.A continental breakfast, including a daily "hot dish," is included in the room rate.
We are State of Maine enviromental leaders which is a State run program and also Tripadvisor Bronze status
Details / Other Expenses
|Year of Last Renovation:||2012|
|Corridors:||All Rooms Have Interior Hallways|
|Non Smoking Rooms:||9|
|Room Windows:||Windows Do Open|
|Cleaning Frequency:||As Needed|
|Meeting Rooms:||1 |
|Meeting Space:||600 sq. feet|
|Dist. to Food/Bars:|| 0.5 Mi |
|Dist. to Nearest Gym:|| 0.3 Mi | Policies / Expenses
Seven days advance notice is normally required for cancellation. If a cancellation is made less than seven days before the arrival date, and we are unable to rent the room, a charge equal to one night's lodging will be incurred. For cancellations made wi
|Typical Group Deposit:||variable per booking|
|Total Taxes:|| 8.00%|
|State Tax:|| 7.00%|
|Gym Fee:||10.00 Per Day|
|Additional Person Fee:||15.00 Per Person|
|Banquet Soda:|| 1.00 Per Person|
|Banquet Bottled Water:|| 1.50 Per Person|
Amenities / Features Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
under certain circumstances, two designated guest rooms may be able to accommodate pets. There is an additional $15/night charge for pets.
Airport & Shuttle Information
Bangor BGR 30miles away $50 each way taxi
Local Shuttle Info: can be arranged on request
Airport Shuttle? Sorry
airport shuttle available.
Breakfast is free for guests and consists of a large continental breakfast with a hot dish that changes daily. We get lots of good comments about breakfast here at the Brewster Inn as well as plenty of requests for the recipes used