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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
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Scarborough, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Ft.worth, Tx
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 

Burlington, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we walked in the door we were welcomed and felt comfortable. The gentleman at the front desk helped verify that a place down the street (Rudy's) had pizza on their menu. Excellent service throughout the stay. Our visit to the Spa was amazing. Overall a very relaxing visit.

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

Dear Conmgelia, Thank you very much for sharing on Trip Advisor! It was great having you with us and we truly appreciate the kind words. Also happy to see that you enjoyed Rudy's, as it is a brand new addition to our community and is receiving rave reviews. Take care, Jim Glanville General Manager More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for a girls getaway and was truly an amazing experience! The room and view was beautiful, the spa and sanctuary was incredible and the customer service is the best that I have ever experienced! They constantly went out of their way to make our stay the best

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

Dear Missy A Thank you so much for the kind words on Trip Advisor! We love when we can provide a chance for friends to gather and enjoy time together and are happy to see that you enjoyed your time at Inn by the Sea. Hope to see you soon! Warmly, Jim Glanville General Manager More 

Nashua, New Hampshire
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I surprised my girlfriend for her 30th birthday with the celebration package at the Inn and it was everything i could ever ask for and more! The room was unbelievable, the staff were amazing, the spa was ridiculously relaxing and the food was out of this world! It was one of the most amazing weekends we have ever had, and... More 

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

Dear lilizzie, So happy that you opted to surprise your girlfriend at Inn by the Sea, and that you enjoyed your visit with us! It was great having you both with us and we hope to see you again in the near future. Sincerely, Jim Glanville General Manager More 

Concord, New Hampshire
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had a wonderful stay at the inn! It's beautiful and in a great location, right off the beach and only about 15 minutes from downtown Portland! We stayed in one of the traditional fireplace rooms which was perfect this time of year (early March), very clean, cozy, and beautiful view of the ocean! Highly recommend it!

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

Dear Stephers505, Thank you for visiting and taking the time to share on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again in the near future. Warmly, Jim Glanville General Manager More 

Bedford, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the Inn and we will most definitely return soon! I found the inn when looking for a hotel or inn that was "pet friendly". We found ourselves an absolute gem of a hotel with a delightful and very friendly staff. From the moment we arrived to the moment we checked out, the staff (especially... More 

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

Hello Jenpill2014, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent experience on Trip Advisor! It was great having you (and Otis) with us and I'm delighted that you enjoyed your visit, and interactions with Mark and Derrek. Hope to see you soon, Sincerely, Jim Glanville General Manager More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Inn by the Sea was truly a wonderful experience. Great amenities for people and pets. Very friendly and accommodating staff. The suites are spacious and lovely with a large bathroom and deep soaker tub. Can't wait to visit again when the weather is warm.

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

Dear Ginad520, So glad that you enjoyed your visit with us! Thank you for sharing on Trip Advisor, and (like you) we look forward to the warmer weather and seeing you back soon. Take care, Jim Glanville General Manager More 

Thomaston, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit, and it was such a lovely treat. We ordered room service (for ourselves and our dog,) enjoyed spa treatments, took advantage of valet parking, had drinks in the lounge with our golden retriever... we did it up, and had a wonderful time. The staff were incredibly welcoming and accommodating, and all seemed to love dogs.... More 

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

Hello Julie, It was great having you and Freya with us this past weekend! Thank you for the kind words and look forward to seeing you soon. Warm regards, Jim Glanville General Manager More 

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