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Inn By the Sea

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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Yonkers, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have stayed here twice, and we absolutely love it! We got engaged on the beach behind the Inn in March of 2012 and returned for a little anniversary trip in March of 2014; we stayed in the same room, the Spa Suite King, and everything was just as wonderful the second time around as it was... More 

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

Dear AnnMarieG- Thank you so much for visiting and sharing on Trip Advisor. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit and are thrilled that we can serve as a place that will hold such fond memories. We look forward to seeing you often and for years to come! Warm regards, Jim Glanville, General Manager More 

New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My son, our 2 dogs and I spent the weekend in Inn By The Sea. We loved it…from the friendly welcome after a long drive on a very cold night from NYC to the way our dogs were treated. There are so many little extras that made our stay special like the daily home-made cookies, local newspaper and bottled water... More 

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

Dear Emer69, Thank you for taking the time to write this review on Trip Advisor. I am delighted that you had a nice visit with us and am glad you enjoyed your interactions with Derrek, Jackie and Nicole. We are very fortunate to have them on our team. They truly love what they do and it shows! Thank you again... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was absolutely amazing and the staff was so welcoming and polite. My boyfriend and I had traveled there for my birthday and stayed the weekend. The first night we were supposed to have a couple's massage, however the hotel had lost power and they had to re-schedule for the next morning. The staff managed this situation perfectly and... More 

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

Hello BrittneyW- It was so nice having you and your boyfriend with us this past weekend! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you back in the near future. Warm Regards, Jim Glanville, General Manager More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bunky and I spent 2/9-2/11 at the Inn. We booked a suite thru Amazon or it would have been way too expensive for us. The service was impeccable and the food at the Sea Glass restaurant was excellent. We got (2) vouchers for breakfast so that saved us about $100. We heard a lot of pets, but never were disturbed... More 

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

Dear FranGina, Thank you very much for the kind words on Trip Advisor. It was great having you (and Bunky) with us and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. I've passed along your feedback regarding the draft in your guest room to our Facilities Director to make sure all systems are working properly. Happy new year and hope... More 

Blue Hill, Maine
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a pretty expensive place (by my standards, and Maine standards) but its one of those places where you feel that you definitely got your money's worth. The buildings are new, but done in a pretty classy attempt at mimicking the Shingle style. There is a main "inn" building and then some outbuildings which have the feel of time... More 

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

Dear Capnbob67, Thank you so much for your review on Trip Advisor (and for your review of Sea Glass Restaurant!). We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Sincerely, Jim Glanville, General Manager More 

Greenwich, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone on the staff was kind and courteous. The service my new husband and I received was amazing and the service our puppy received was just as good! I would recommend this spot to anyone looking for a people and pet friendly inn.

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

Dear Pandora L, Happy new year! It was great having you with us and we appreciate the kind words on Trip Advisor. Hope to see you back with us again very soon. Warm regards, Jim Glanville, General Manager More 

Beverly, Massachusetts, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a pet friendly resort within a couple of hours of Boston for A New Year's Eve getaway. Googling pet friendly resorts in New England, I discovered the Inn by the Sea. Serendipity . . . a beautiful place . . . on the ocean, spa, delicious restaurant and our dog, Pandora, experienced her first doggie massage.... More 

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

Dear PandoraL Happy New Year! It was great having you and Pandora with us and we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you soon. Warm regards, Jim Glanville, General Manager More 

Connecticut
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This spot has been on our list for a while and we finally made it there for a couple of nights just before New Year's. Wish our stay could have been longer. These folks are sincerely interested in their guests' well-being and comfort. Our beach suite was the perfect spot to unwind, enjoy the view, and plan the next walk... More 

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

Dear Newfound721, Thank you so much for visiting and providing a review on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled that you were finally able to visit and enjoyed your stay! I look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Jim Glanville, General Manager More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our second stay off-season (i.e., winter), which makes the room more affordable! Once again, we stayed in a pet-friendly double spa suite for one night for a birthday celebration. We love everything about this hotel... walks and family pictures on the beach, the chocolate chip cookies in the room, the bubble baths, the staff (especially Derek), and the... More 

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

Dear Viviane V, Thank you so much for your kind words on Trip Advisor! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and the service you received from Derrek, as well as the wonderful attractions of our area (The Holy Donut is a staff favorite!!). Look forward to seeing you with us again in the near future. Sincerely, Jim Glanville,... More 

Lyme, New Hampshire
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
20 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stay here every Xmas and look forward to it every year. The setting is great; right on the ocean and close to the great Portland restaurants. The rooms Are lovely, the staff is great, and if you have a dog he or she is welcome too.

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

Hello Ronnie63, Thank you so much for sharing the holidays with us and for the kind words on Trip Advisor. We look forward to welcoming you (and Sugar) back very soon! Warm regards, Jim Glanville, General Manager More 

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Address: 40 Bowery Beach Road, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107
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Location: United States > Maine > Cape Elizabeth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 61
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