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The Brewster Inn is located in Dexter, Maine which is less than an hour's drive to Bangor and the beautiful Moosehead Lake and Mt Katahdin region of Maine. The Inn is perfect for special events, parties and weddings. We also offer the Inn as 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 vacation filled with outdoor activities, The Brewster Inn of Dexter, Maine welcomes you!
The Inn is the former mansion home of State Governor and Senator Owen Brewster who was portrayed by Alan Alda in the Golden Globe winning movie "The Aviator" that co-starred Leonardo DiCaprio as Howard Hughes, so it's pretty historic.
Our home was on TV across the USA on HGTV in June 2008 as we were filmed for one of their programmes "If Walls Could Talk" in Oct 07.
Other noted people to of stayed here inc Presidents Truman and Taft, 7 Senators that we're aware of and Louis B Mayer, the founder of MGM Films".
Explore the area and all of its quaint charm while staying with us at The Brewster Inn. Walk to shops in Dexter where you will find a variety of shopping, antiques and Maine made items. Take a drive or bicycle ride around the area and experience an abundance of scenic views from lake Wassookeag, charming farms and beautiful countryside.
Visit one our many local farms and orchards for apple and pumpkin picking. Don't forget to take home our delicious Maine pure maple syrup.
In the cooler months enjoy activities such as our winter town festival complete with horse drawn sled rides. Snowmobiling, snow shoeing, skiing and ice fishing are also popular activities. In the warmer months enjoy Dexter's public parks and beach, water sports, fishing and more...
In warm weather, relax on our covered porches and enjoy over an acre of rose and perennial gardens, or play tennis on our grass court. In the winter, curl up in the living room window seat and watch the snow fall, or sit by the fire and indulge in novels and hot chocolate. The sunny curved window of the Conservatory permits fresh flowers year-round.
Dexter, Maine offers a small town ambiance and is enviably located in The Maine Highlands between the Maine coast (approximately 40 miles to Belfast) and mountains and lakes (approximately 40 miles to Moosehead Lake and Mt Katahdin). Guests can take a picnic lunch and explore the countryside, or walk to antique stores and local Wassookeag Lake. Dexter is also on the Maine snowmobile trails.
All rooms feature: phones, cable TV, private baths, air conditioning in season
Our guest rooms range from expansive to cozy, and each offers a distinct personality. Some feature fireplaces, original wood paneling, window seats and original tile bathrooms. Others offer a view of the gardens or a whirlpool bath for two. One handicapped accessible room is available. The Brewster Inn welcomes children of all ages.
Gift Certificates are Available!!!
Contact us and we will give you all the details:
or call (207) 924-3130
Enjoy the sprirt, charm and scenic beauty of rural Maine while enjoying lovely accommodations at the historic Brewster Inn.
We're big into "social media" here and incase your on Facebook, we have our official page there. Just search on Facebook for "brewsterinnfans" and there you will find info, loads of photos and brochures (as well as they can display them) and we'd love it if you're on Facebook and clicked "become a fan" and then you'll learn so much more about us before you get here. The idea for all this is for you to know us before you get here, like friends meeting up again and it works very well.
Weddings and special parties are meant to be enjoyed. So relax and enjoy your event by holding it at the Brewster Inn. Whether you plan to have 10 guests or 200, we'll help you arrange the details and make your special event memorable and unique.
Inn and Grounds Fees: Total maximum charge of $175 an hour. If room nights at the Brewster Inn are booked as part of your event the Inn and grounds rental costs can be negotiated.
We are also very happy to discuss with you a package price for the complete rental of the Brewster Inn and Grounds for 1,2,3 days or more. (example: Weddings or group gatherings which will need the inn for a longer time period) For more information and pricing please call us at: (207) 924-3130 or visit our web site.
Business Retreats and Special Events
The Brewster Inn provides unique opportunity for the business community. Studies have shown that the business traveler demands such conveniences as in-room phones, private baths, and 24-hour access to the amenities of the lodging place. The Brewster Inn offers this, along with privacy and a comfortable, home-like ambiance. The living room, sun porch and dining room provide small "conference parlors," with beverages provided at no extra charge. Lunches and dinners may be provided on request. Breakfast, of course, is included in the fee!
The Brewster Inn is available for weddings, parties, family reunions and other special events. Both the house and grounds are available by the hour. Breakfast is always included for those spending the night. Other meals can be catered by The Kitchen at the Brewster Inn. Please call for details as each event is unique! Please visit our web site for more information.
Activities in Dexter
The Dexter area offers many activities, including shopping, antiquing and outdoor sports.
- SPRING: Early spring skiing, hiking, fishing, whitewater rafting, kayaking, antiquing, maple syrup outings, seeing the birds return.
- SUMMER: Swimming in Lake Wassookeag, boating, biking, golf, tennis, moose watching, trips to the mountains and the coast, or relaxing in the garden.
- FALL: Hunting, nature walks, wild-life photography, waiting for the leaves to turn crimson and gold.
- WINTER: Cross-country and downhill skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, dog sleding, ice-fishing, enjoying the falling snow while drinking hot chocolate!
For more information about the activities in Dexter, there are 3 particular companies we deal listed below:
- Northeast Guide Service
- Song in the Woods
Moose Country Safaris
Please visit our web site for more information.
The Fern Room is handicap accessible. It is located on the main level and includes a spacious ADA approved bathroom.
The Brewster Inn welcomes children of all ages under normal parental supervision. Bring your children to the Dexter Community Playground. Tire them out in the playground and then carry them back across the garden to bed. Peaceful night for you
Pets WelcomeWe are now pet friendly and that we have one room available for guests with their pets.