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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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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great property! Location close to Portland so we had the best of both worlds. Enjoyed our time relaxing at the Inn. Great staff, great spa, great facility! Food quality and service (breakfast and dinner) at the Sea Glass restaurant were excellent. We stayed 2 nights in downtown Portland before heading over to the Inn. Next time - ALL nights at... More 

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

Thank you Mindy! We enjoyed having you with us and appreciate the kind words on Trip Advisor. Looking forward to an "extended stay" next time you are up. Warm regards, Jim Glanville General Manager More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our second visit, we stayed longer and frequented some area sites as the Seashore Trolley Museum and the Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum. It is almost like staying in a timeshare. It is a one bedroom with a living room and a mini refrigerator and microwave oven. Our dog loves this place and it is close to the... More 

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

Dear Fred A- Thank you for visiting and I'm happy you enjoyed your time with us. Next time you visit, we'll have you send you and Lyzzy to Ferry Beach, Robinson Woods and Great Pond for some more nearby adventures! Take care, Jim Glanville General Manager More 

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130 reviews 130 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were awed by this beautiful out of the way Inn close to Portland. Our ocean view room was beautiful and quaint. We enjoyed the fireplace, fresh cookies and bottled water was delivered nightly. The service at this hotel was outstanding! We look forward to visiting again !

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

Thank you Flarbird, It was very nice having you with us and we appreciate the kind words. Hope that we see you again in the near future! Sincerely, Jim Glanville General Manager More 

Stratham, New Hampshire
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Do you want to take your best friend on a vacation that has all the amenities that you want too? Then Inn by the Sea is the place for you and your dog. The Inn has a spectacular location, great service, and all the amenities you could want. The fact that our dog could join us was wonderful. The restaurant... More 

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

Dear TravelerNH95, It was such a treat to have you with us and I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for sharing! Please note that we offer pet friendly accommodations within all of our room types, so please consider one of our lovely beach suites for your next stay... Warmly, Jim Glanville General Manager More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked an ocean view room at this resort! And it was great! Wish we could've stayed longer! Room was very spacious, clean, and well decorated! Enjoyed the in room fire place! We had brunch at the sea glass restaurant! Very good! Great bloody marys. Beach was beautiful, but too chilly to swim or lay out.

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

Dear SCheramie, Thank you so much for taking the time to write on Trip Advisor about your recent experience with us! I am happy you enjoyed your time, and we too wish you could have stayed longer!! Next time you are here, we'll share our signature bloody mary recipe with you! All the best, Jim Glanville General Manager More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time at the inn by the sea. The grounds are beautiful and there is easy access to a very nice beach. The staff are very accommodating and we found it to be very kid and dog friendly. Overall, our stay was really nice and we will definitely return.

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

Dear Soccerba, I am so happy to see that you enjoyed your time with us! While the grounds were "budding" when you were here, they have burst into full bloom since! I hope you can come back soon to enjoy... Thank you for taking the time to write this review and hope to see you soon. Best, Jim Glanville General... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My mother, sister, and I spent a very relaxing weekend here a few weeks ago to celebrate Mother's Day and my sister's 30th birthday. What a beautiful property. We had a fabulous time. We drove up from Boston on Friday afternoon. When we checked into our oceanview cottage room, however, we were a bit disappointed. The room smelled a little... More 

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

Dear Lulu 806, Thank you so much for visiting and writing this review on Trip Advisor! It was great having you with us for this celebration weekend and I am thrilled that you enjoyed your stay. Anne is a tremendous asset to our team and I am happy to see that she was able to navigate the room move situation... More 

St. Petersburg, Florida
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66 reviews 66 reviews
4 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We collected our family and spent a long holiday weekend at Inn By The Sea. It is an easy drive from the Portland airport although the Inn does not provide shuttle service. There were 13 in our group divided into 6 different rooms. Due to the family combinations we were able to experience three different room types. We felt that... More 

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

Dear NXTTRP, It was so nice having your family with us this past week! I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back in the future. Sincerely, Jim Glanville General Manager More 

Waterbury, Vermont, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is an example of what luxury is and how service can be nothing short of exceptional! Girls weekend away was the theme, and we had a wonderful time, we were pampered in the Spa, ate in the dining room and the food was spectacular and the attentiveness of the staff was a dream. Being a GM of a... More 

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

Melissa, What a lovely review...thank you! You have a great property in Vermont as well and I really appreciate you sharing your perspective and spending time with us here. Hope to see you soon! Jim Glanville General Manager More 

Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Short and sweet review...third time visitor, all three times have been off season because it's a great quiet getaway...once in February (even though colder I enjoyed the beach in February at sunrise and the VIPs were allowed) and twice in April. VIP is great, our two goldens have been with us all three times, and the VIP is baked into... More 

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

Joe, It was so nice to have you with us again and thank you for taking the time to review your experience. Looking forward to seeing you in the future! Sincerely, Jim Glanville General Manager More 

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