The Charles Inn eee
The Charles Inn, 20 Broad Street, Bangor, ME | Area: Bangor North
4 out of 5 (344 Ratings)
0.4 miles from Bangor centre
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Hotel Description
Free lobby Wi-Fi and a cool lounge in a historic building brimming with regional artworks minutes from Bangor's leading attractions distinguish the non-smoking Charles Inn. The four-story Charles Inn has 33 non-smoking rooms with TVs minibars and period-style leather and mahogany furnishings. Over 150 regional artworks adorn the public spaces. The Big Easy lounge is filled with character and local characters who might be sipping absinthe poured from antique decanters while live jazz blues or zydeco play. The inn features a daily continental breakfast an airport shuttle free Wi-Fi in the lobby and free parking. The Charles Inn is off U.S. Highway 2 a quarter-mile walk to such local attractions as the Penobscot Theater Maine Discovery Museum and the University of Maine Museum of Art. Much of the 19th century cityscape is on the National Register of Historic Places including the domed Bangor Public Library and the 1856 William Arnold house now Stephen King's home all under a mile away. Bangor Airport is three-and-a-half miles away and Portland International Jetport 133 is miles.

Check-in time: 13:00:00   Check-out time: 11:00:00
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1 room
2 guests
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Non Smoking
Free Internet
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Swimming Pool
Fitness Center
Business Center
Airport Shuttle
Pets Allowed
Other Amenities
` Casino
` Accessible
` No Smoking Rooms/Facilities
` Restaurant
` Golf Course
` Meeting/Banquet Facilities
` Shops in Hotel
` Vending Machines
` Air Conditioning
` Car Rental Desk
` Elevator
` Bicycle rental
` Smoking area
` Dry cleaning
` Soundproof rooms
` Non-smoking throughout
` ATM/cash machine on site
` Nightclub/DJ
` Trouser press
` Bowling
` Heating
` Fax/photocopying
` Luggage storage
` Wheelchair accessible
` Daily maid service
` WiFi everywhere
` 24-hour security
` Accessible parking
` Secured parking
` Daily Housekeeping
` WiFi available in all areas
` Paid WiFi
` Board games/puzzles
` Children television networks
` Street parking
` Parking garage
` Electric vehicle charging station
` Toilet with grab rails
` Lower bathroom sink
` Wine/champagne
` On-site coffee shop
` Outdoor furniture
` On-site coffee house
` Breakfast options
` Temporary art galleries
` Pub crawls
` Movie nights
` Walking tours
` Live music/performance
` Key access
` Smoke alarms
` CCTV in common areas
` Fire extinguishers

The Charles Inn Guest Reviews

VERY GOOD (4 out of 5)

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Disappointing - 2 out of 5

Jackie, St John Mon, 10 July 2017

Very quiet and close to the concert venue. Girl at the desk was very nice and helpful. It wasn't a bad experience but I could have gotten a nice, more modern room for the money.

Liked: Very nice staff.
Disliked: Very old room with an old small TV and hot water faucet didn't work. Moved to another room - it was better but had a creaky floor and a toilet that wouldn't flush properly.


Pleasant - 3 out of 5

Shane C, Damariscotta, visiting Darling's Waterfront Pavilion Mon, 24 November 2014

Classic, old hotel - not that bad though.

Liked: Warm, cozy, nice people.
Disliked: Wifi didn't work in our room.


Disappointing - 2 out of 5

Lisa Wed, 3 September 2014

I'm not super picky about hotels but this place was a let down. It was very old and outdated - beds were probably 20 years old, no joke. We had fruit flies everywhere in our room and we had absolutely no food with us. Shower curtain was ripped quite a bit; tub didn't drain well and you usually had to flush twice anytime you used the bathroom because the first time it wouldn't flush. No inside parking so we used the parking garage just down the street. Lots of homeless people hangout around there. It was pretty close to the Darlings Waterfront which is why we booked there. There is a pub on the main floor - not sure how good it is as we didn't bother trying anything there. The room did have A/C which worked good so that was a bonus because other parts of the Inn were really hot, like the stairs and elevator. Overall it served it's purpose for the weekend but I would never book there again. We paid $260 for two nights and I feel that is way overpriced for what we got.

Liked: Very close to Darling's Waterfront.
Disliked: Room wasn't ready at 3pm; fruit flies in the room; very old bed and the whole places needs updated.


Fair - 2.5 out of 5

Syrhan Mon, 8 July 2019



Good - 4 out of 5

Anonymous Sun, 7 July 2019


Liked: Location is brilliant
Disliked: Nothing


Good - 3.8 out of 5

Anonymous Sun, 7 July 2019


Liked: It?s clean and the location is close to everything.
Disliked: The heater is on for unknown reasons so we have to keep the AC on the whole night to counter balance the heat. It?s 1) waste of energy 2) very noisy. Also, there is no microwave or fridge in the room. So be prepared.


Very Good - 4.2 out of 5

Robin Mon, 1 July 2019

Very good


Wonderful - 4.6 out of 5

Digj Sun, 30 June 2019

Good hotel in Bangor Maine.

Liked: Good value, great location, friendly staff and comfortable bed.
Disliked: Not much really but front of building could be doing with a paint.


Okay - 2.9 out of 5

Chris Sat, 29 June 2019


Liked: Location
Disliked: Cleanliness and needs upkeepParking was down the road


Exceptional - 5 out of 5

Daniel Sat, 29 June 2019



Disappointing - 2.1 out of 5

Anonymous Fri, 28 June 2019



Exceptional - 5 out of 5

Beth Wed, 26 June 2019

Fabulous stay, perfect location, lots...

Liked: The location is perfect to walk to everything! No car needed. Staff was very friendly and accommodating. Expect some quirks that go with an old historic building, but lots of character as well! Each room is different and very unique. It was an excellent stay!
Disliked: There were issues getting water pressure to the 4th floor (again it?s a very old building!), but the staff resolved the issue quickly and moved me to the 3rd floor, giving me a choice of rooms and an upgrade.


Exceptional - 5 out of 5

Ernest Tue, 25 June 2019


Liked: Walking distance to Stephen King?s House, the library, post office, bars, and a brewery.

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The Charles Inn 20 Broad Street, Bangor, ME