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Inn By the Sea

40 Bowery Beach Road, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
MaryLouZ675 Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Accommodations are wonderful!!! My son and I had gorgeous rooms in the Inn. They were quite large with a fireplace and built-in television, oversized bathrooms. My daughter, son-in-law, granddaughters shared a two bedroom, two bath apartment...huge living room, dining table that seats ten, full kitchen, big porch with a two-sided fireplace, very comfortable furniture. View of the ocean...so restful, a... More

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Santa Monica, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel offers so much and all is perfect. Dining is fabulous for lunch, dinner & breakfast. Outdoors is a treat with fresh air coming in from the ocean. Some mornings have sweet fog rolling in Their beach is wide and nice firm sand to take long walks. The pool is heated. Their spa is excellent and most of all... More

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I won an auction bid for this vacation package from the Alberquerque, N.M. tourism bureau last year. We were wondering what we really were in for and were pleasently suprised to find the airlines wonderful, (Thank you, Jet Blue)! And then the resort was in a state (Maine) we have never been to. It is right on... More

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Woodmere, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wouldn't go to Maine without stopping at the Inn by the Sea. It is really special. We've been coming to this hotel alone for romance and with family for fun. I recommend it to everyone and I get a big thank you. Nobody has been disappointed

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IBTSDOSM, Director of Sales at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear MLFMHF, Thank you for your recent and second review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you again for your wonderful comments in regards to your past and most recent experiences at the Inn. We appreciate you taking the time to share again and again and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.... More

ny/dc
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I suppose I should have map googled with the satellite option to check out the location of the inn. It is on a few acres on a relatively narrow strip of cove and it is literally surrounded by suburban vacation and residential homes with very little Maine flair. This was disappointing. We ended up eating in the restaurant for 3... More

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IBTSDOSM, Director of Sales at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear sweetswededoc, Thank you for your review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your positive comments in regards to our Sea Glass restaurant but are disappointed to read that you were unhappy with our physical location. Also we are disappointed to see your comments in regards to our desk staff member as this is not typical of... More

New York, NY
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time vacationing with a pet and it really was a great experience. We spent 9 nights at Inn by the Sea in one of their ocean view suites. The property has a fair sized pool, room service, 10 minutes walk on a private boardwalk to the beach, access to picnic areas with bbq, lots of walking... More

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IBTSDOSM, Director of Sales at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear damquat, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your positive comments in regards to our Beach Suite accommodations, location, Sea Glass restaurant and enthusiastic staff! We are concerned to read your comments in regards to our housekeeping staff and would love the opportunity to learn more about this experience... More

Massachusetts
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83 reviews 83 reviews
17 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

irst time to the Inn by the Sea and we can't wait to go back! From the moment we arrived, we were warmly greeted by the staff and told about the hotel and local attractions. We stayed in one of the Spa Suites which was more than big enough for two people. Great view of the ocean from our room.... More

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IBTSDOSM, Director of Sales at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear DodgerMom668, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and WE can’t wait to welcome you back! We appreciate your comments in regards to our Spa Suite accommodations, grounds and most of all our warm staff! Thank you for sharing, see you soon! Richard Carroll, Director of Sales & Marketing More

Berkshire, Massachusetts
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned from our 3rd visit to Inn By The Sea. Previously we stayed in a corner suite. This time, we stayed in one of their bi-level Spa Suites with a view of the ocean. The suite has two floors, bedroom overlooking good size work area, small living area, kitchen with frig, coffee maker and utensils. In addition, there... More

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IBTSDOSM, Director of Sales at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear, mlv0619, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for continuing to choose to return to the Inn for each of your visits to Maine. We appreciate your comments in regards to our Spa Suite accommodations, location and friendly staff. However we were very disappointed to read that your Sea Glass... More

New York City, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Inn is on a nice location near the beach, and only a 15 minute drive to the maritime town of Portland. The accommodations were very good and the restaurant was also very good, although we found the quality of the food at some of the restaurants in Portland even better!

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IBTSDOSM, Director of Sales at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear, FrankBevalaqua, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your positive comments in regards to our location, accommodations and quality Sea Glass dining experience. We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back sometime in the near future! Richard Carroll, Director of Sales &... More

New Castle, New Hampshire, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first experience at the Inn By the Sea and we truly enjoyed it. First the service was great. Our original room was located by the elevator and after a few minutes the noise from the elevator was noticeable enough we requested a room change. I spoke with Genvieve and Bella at the desk and although available rooms... More

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IBTSDOSM, Director of Sales at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear, Karen B, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your comments in regards to our location, grounds and most of all our impeccable customer service at the Inn. We truly appreciate you mentioning these staff members by name as they are so passionate about delivering a positive travel experience... 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): $$$
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Inn By The Sea Hotel Cape Elizabeth
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
After a multi million dollar renovation the eco luxury Inn by the Sea is Maine's premier beach destination. Located on a mile of unspoiled beach guests enjoy intimate dining in the ocean view Sea Glass celebrating Maine fare, relax in the spa or fireplace lounge. Spacious redesigned suites, rooms & cottages w oversized bathrooms, or full kitchens, or fireplaces. Child & Pet friendly! 5 acre indigenous garden,pool, bocce, fire pit, golf nearby. 10 mins to Portland. ... more   less 
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