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The Charles Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is a great place to stay in the downtown area of Bangor, it was full when we stayed so we did not get a themed room (college graduation ) but they are working on getting them all themed. I would stay here again.

Thank SheilaandDavidmurray
Barnstable, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great stay, can't wait to return. Nice room and Dana was great help. Room was very comfortable in a great historical hotel. Parking was easy on the areer or near by parking garage. Likes the historical theme to the room.

Thank Matt M
Danna B, General Manager at The Charles Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review, Matt!! We look forward to having you return in the future!!

Massillon, Ohio
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed in the King Suite. We came to Bangor to visit family. We thought it was a different place to stay. Pillows were not my favorite. We had to park in the garage which wasn't bad. Except for Sunday. The garage is closed Sunday's. I had to call to get our car out.

Thank shersilvey
Danna B, General Manager at The Charles Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for staying with us! I am sorry to hear that your pillows were less than what you had hoped, I wouldn't have minded at all getting you folks a few more if that would have helped? I apologize so much that you checked out early on Sunday before I started, the hotel has a...

Halifax Region, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The location was perfect! The hotel is nuzzled in between a couple good restaurants and pubs across the street. The hotel is nice and clean. The staff is friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay here again.

Thank eastc0ast84
Danna B, General Manager at The Charles Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! I am so happy you enjoyed your time with us!

Manchester, New Hampshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you stay at The Charles Inn, you feel as though you are part of the rejuvenation of downtown Bangor. We loved this funky old hotel and it's location with a lobby that opens up to a high-quality coffee shop. And a wonderful bar-restaurant right next door. it would be fun to visit in warmer weather and enjoy the sidewalk...

Thank minister2017
Danna B, General Manager at The Charles Inn, responded to this review

Hi, We are so glad you enjoyed yourself at our hotel! It would be great to have you back during our summer season to take full advantage of what downtown Bangor has to offer.

Sydney Australia
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed one night in this hotel in April. At first we wondered what we had booked into because the exterior definitely needs a paint. However once Kristen had greeted us with a warm smile and genuine 'pleased to see you' we began to change our first impression and open ourselves up to this unique experience in a hotel. The...

Thank JudeSydneyAustralia
Danna B, Front Desk at The Charles Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we greatly appreciate your feedback. It was such a pleasure having you stay with us and we hope to see you again if you make the journey back to Bangor! -Kristin

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I had an excellent stay. Clean rooms, good location, it has a cozy but classy feel. The desk clerk was very knowledgeable about the area and helpful with food recommendations. The coffee shop adjacent to the lobby was a extra bonus.

Thank James C
Danna B, Manager at The Charles Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, James! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that your needs were met. We hope to see you again in the future!

Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 15 March 2017

In Bangor for work I wanted a well located place to stay that would let me really get to know Bangor, Charles Inn is that place. The staff are really friendly, the location could not be better, the rooms are clean, comfortable, and real. Kristin at the front desk was able to help us find places to eat, navigate the...

Thank MDSSer
Danna B, Manager at The Charles Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback on your stay with us! I think that it is great that you had such an enjoyable experience as a guest here. We do our best to make sure our guests are happy! We look forward to seeing you again in the future!

Reviewed 13 February 2017

My boyfriend and I stayed here for Valentine's Day weekend. It's a nice place and right downtown. The desk clerk recommended a few places to eat dinner and was very eager to make sure our stay was pleasant. I only have 2 complaints: there are a few bars very close, and we heard the noise all night, and boxspring on...

Thank Melissa J D
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Could not ask for a better location. The hotel is right in the heart of Bangor and is very close to a bunch of restaurants and bars. I enjoyed the older, quaint vibe that the hotel had. While the hotel in general could use some investments in it and the rooms felt a little dated, it was an overall amazing...

Thank Hapoel888
Danna B, Manager at The Charles Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on your stay with us here at The Charles. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay, we look forward to seeing you again in the future! :)

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come grow with us! Under new management! Enjoy a unique lodging experience in the heart of downtown Bangor. Walk to area restaurants, pubs, museums, and shopping. Large attractive rooms with cable TV, clock radios, irons, hairdryers, and free deluxe continental breakfast. View the historic city from our fourth floor conference room. Just 15 minutes to airport and major shopping malls. Less than an one hour drive to Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. Improving daily to serve our guests and the local community even better. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Charles Inn

Address: 20 Broad St, Bangor, ME 04401-6302 (Formerly The Phenix Inn)
Region: United States > Maine > Bangor
Price Range: €85 - €130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Charles Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 33
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The Charles Inn Bangor, Maine
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“Bring your own hair dyer!”
O1863RFsaral, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the back of the inn are away from the busy sidewalk pubs.”
janiced181, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The businesses (bars) to the front of the hotel are loud, so if not a night owl pick a room to the rear of the hotel.”
U5718APmc, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the front of the hotel have a nice view, but bars have bands at night. The back rooms might be quieter.”
jerb2014, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
“This is not the Marriot and don't expect anything more.”
808randyb, 21 Dec 2015 | Read review
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