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Inn By the Sea

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40 Bowery Beach Road, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Rocky Hill, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just returned from a two night stay. Beautiful accommodations. Short walk to a stretch of unspoiled beach. Farms close by. Portland ten minutes away. Caleb at the front desk and Toby Lord- two terrific employees. Very thoughtful and doing their jobs well. Hang on to staff like that. Will return in the fall for another relaxing stay.

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JGVT, General Manager at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Titalaubemaanidi, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide this review on Trip Advisor! I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit and am especially glad to see that you enjoyed your interactions with Toby and Caleb. They are certainly terrific ambassadors for us and I will pass along your praise for them! Hope we have the... More 

Guilford,CT
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119 reviews 119 reviews
20 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the inn to finalize our daughter and future son in laws wedding plans. The inn was clean and comfortable and they made us feel very welcome. The tasting menu was delicious and we are now anxiously awaiting Labor Day weekend for the big event. The breakfast was included and was delicious. The inn being dog friendly was... More 

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JGVT, General Manager at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Sarah & Eric, Thank you! Tracy has really enjoyed working with you and we can't wait to have your celebration with us in September! Take care, Jim Glanville General Manager More 

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went to Inn By the Sea this past weekend. It was perfect. The room was amazing (clean, spacious, great view, fireplace). The food in the lounge and restaurant were perfect. I've travelled to many five-star resorts, but this one is special. We will be returning.

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JGVT, General Manager at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear emcewm, Thank you so much for visiting, and for the very nice review! Looking forward to seeing you soon and often... Warm regards, Jim Glanville General Manager More 

Arlington, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went in the off season and had a great time. The staff was friendly, the grounds and the hotel room were well appointed and beautiful. The perfect mix of professional and character. The food was excellent. I knew right when we walked in that we were going to be taken care of and I was proven right!

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JGVT, General Manager at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear David, Thank you for such a thoughtful review. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to welcoming you to Inn by the Sea in the future. Warmly, Jim Glanville General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to get away, relax, unwind, and enjoy all the things Maine has to offer from food, shopping, sites and more! Very friendly staff and dog friendly! I always have a great getaway when I visit Inn By The Sea, so my fiancé and I decided to get married there this Labor Day Weekend, 2015! :)

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JGVT, General Manager at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Hello Eric, It was wonderful having you, Sarah (and Tilli) with us this past weekend. We are thrilled that you'll be having your wedding with us and are very much looking forward to September. Congratulations! Take care and hope that we might see you this summer as well. Warm regards, Jim Glanville General Manager More 

Stratford, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a wonderful place to stay with or without dogs, the staff was so friendly and helpful, the beach is beautiful. Real close to Portland and Portland Head Light which was great. The food was amazing just lovely place to stay and I'm looking forward to coming back.

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JGVT, General Manager at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Ramona, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide this review on Trip Advisor! It was great having you with us and I am glad to see that you had a nice stay. Hope to see you with us again in the near future. Sincerely, Jim Glanville General Manager More 

Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only stayed one night, but we LOVE this place. We plan on staying longer our next trip here. The front desk person (Mark) and (Derrick) who helped with our luggage were very pleasant and helpful. The brunch had many choices and all of them were great. We would highly recommend it.

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JGVT, General Manager at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Hello Nancy M, Thank you for your recent (brief) visit and we hope that you'll have time for an extended stay in the future. We are very fortunate to have Mark and Derrek on our team and I am happy that you enjoyed the service they provided. Thank you for the lovely review on Trip Advisor and we are looking... More 

Scarborough, Maine
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here to celebrate our wedding anniversary, even thought we live only 9 miles away. The Inn is wonderful in every way - great service, excellent food, beautiful grounds, elegant and comfortable rooms and terrific views of the sea and woods.

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JGVT, General Manager at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Carolyn P Thank you so much for choosing the Inn by the Sea to celebrate your anniversary and take a "stay-cation". We really appreciate the kind words on Trip Advisor and are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you soon, Jim Glanville General Manager More 

Ft.worth, Tx
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Inn by the Sea is a beautiful property. We stayed in a two bedroom ocean front suite that was lovely and spacious. We enjoyed the indoor/outdoor fireplace, the beautiful views and the convenience of having a full kitchen at our disposal. The staff was very friendly and Mark, in particular, was very helpful in assisting us with our restaurant choices... More 

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JGVT, General Manager at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Zuromac, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide a review of your recent experience with us on Trip Advisor! I am thrilled to see that you enjoyed your visit with us and the service you received from Mark. He is truly one of a kind and we are very fortunate to have him on our team!... More 

Manchester, New Hampshire
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I stayed at the Inn by the Sea in early March for a special family occasion and loved many things about the experience. Since we treated with such consideration, professional attention, and warmth by the staff, Annie, in particular, who worked at the desk,t service was the quality that stood out most in a visit that had... More 

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JGVT, General Manager at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Moseyell, Thank you so very much for this thoughtful and thorough review! I could not be more excited to see that we were able to exceed your expectations and thank you for pointing out the service you received from Anne. She is a tremendous asset to our team and I'm glad that enjoyed your interactions with her. Your mention... More 

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