The Daniel

10 Water St | Brunswick, ME 04011-1518  [SEE MAP]Brunswick, ME  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Private whirlpool and sauna available
Some recent guests said food quality was average

With just 24 rooms, this hotel appeals to travelers looking for a quiet getaway to Brunswick, Maine. Located about 26 miles north of Portland, along the banks of the Androscoggin River, The Daniel was originally built in 1819 and began operation as a hotel in the 1980s. The property and its rooms were renovated in 2013 and recent guests were complimentary of the updated accommodations. Rooms include desks, minifridges and free Wi-Fi access, and some have doors that lead to a small Juliet balcony. Property-wide amenities all guests can enjoy range from the whirlpool and sauna to the fitness room and guest pantry stocked with snacks and drinks. For a full dinner, visitors can sit down at Coast Bar + Bistro, which features a rotating seasonal menu of Maine specialties. Plus, the restaurant and lounge welcome live music on Thursday and Friday evenings. Past guests of The Daniel raved about the food at the restaurant, as well as the tasty complimentary breakfast, and said the staff members were accommodating and friendly.

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Location
Brunswick, ME
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Boutique hotel, 24 rooms
Primary View
Neighborhood, River
Style
Traditional
Best For
Business travelers, Families, Couples

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  • 4.0Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating

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  • Frommer's Very Highly Recommended

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This distinctive Federal-style country inn was built in 1819 and continues to evolve, offering up-to-date modern features while retaining its historic charm.

Other Awards

  • Frommer's Very Highly Recommended

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 494 have reviewed the The Daniel, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 494 reviews 4.5 (based on 494 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Golden-yellow or deep-red walls provide a backdrop to the dark wood furnishings in the traditionally styled rooms. Amenities include minifridges, coffee makers and flat-screen TVs.
  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • Some rooms feature balconies

Standard room size180 square feet

  • Internet (free)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Bowdoin College and Brunswick’s other cultural splendors – the Maine State Music Theater and the Bowdoin College Art Museum – are within a mile walk of the historic inn, The Daniel. For outdoor recreation, guests can access the Androscoggin River Trail with a half-mile walk east to where Water Street ends.
  • Located about 30 miles north of Portland International Jetport and about 130 miles north of Boston Logan International Airport
  • About 5 miles west of Thomas Point Beach
  • 24-hour valet parking
  • 24-hour self-parking (free)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

Coast Bar + Bistro is open for lunch and dinner. It sources ingredients for its seasonal menu from local farmers and fishermen, and serves a pre-fixe supper every Sunday.
  • Live music on Thursday and Friday nights
  • Guests enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast
  • Room service available from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekdays and until 10 p.m. on weekends

Number of restaurants1

Cuisine TypesAmerican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

The Daniel offers a private, indoor whirlpool and sauna that require reservations to use.
    • Family pool
    • Infinity pool
    • Whirlpool/hot tub
    • Adults-only pool
    • Lap pool
    • Wading pool
    • Lazy river
    • Seasonal
    • Indoor
    • Outdoor
    • Indoor/outdoor combo
    • Pool bar
    • Lifeguard on duty
    • Poolside service
    • Waterslide
    • Deck chairs or cabanas

    Kids

    Cribs and high chairs are available upon request.
      • Kids club
      • Cribs
      • High chairs

      Fitness

      The 24-hour fitness center at The Daniel has Nautilus equipment, free weights, treadmills and stair climbers.
      • Bicycles are available for guest use
      • Weight equipment
      • Cardio equipment
      • Yoga mats
      • Free fitness classes
      • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
      • Bicycles (free)
      • Tennis
      • Guided runs
      • Paddle boats
      • Motor boats

      Business

      The hotel’s four event spaces range from a boardroom to a ballroom. Staff members can arrange all events from small luncheons to corporate meetings with customized catering. The 24-hour business center features computer workstations and printers.
      • Event room capacity ranges from 12 to 150

      Number of meeting rooms4

      • Business center
      • Meeting rooms
      • Meeting and event planners available

      Pets

      Guests may bring cats or dogs that weigh up to 40 pounds, provided they notify the hotel upon making a reservation, since there are a limited number of designated pet-friendly rooms. Pet owners must sign a damage waiver and pay a $100 deposit, which will be returned after checkout if no damage occurs.
      • Pets must not bark or be left unattended in the room
      • Pets allowed (free)
      • Dog walking
      • Pet-sitting

      Wedding

      Couples can choose among four venues, the largest of which can host 150 people. Catering menus feature an abundance of seafood options, including New England clam chowder and Atlantic salmon.
      • The ornate stairwell in the hotel lobby is a favorite spot for wedding photos

      Maximum wedding guest capacity150

      • Hotel hosts weddings
      • Outdoor space for weddings
      • Wedding planners available

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