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Inn By the Sea

40 Bowery Beach Road, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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New York, NY
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17 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Massachusetts
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83 reviews 83 reviews
17 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Berkshire, Massachusetts
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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New York City, New York
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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New Castle, New Hampshire, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit Inn by the Sea annually for our anniversary, and each year gets better and better! The staff is phenomenal! The accommodations are unequalled...immaculate, peaceful, and relaxing! The food is out of this world, especially the breakfasts and brunch...fresh, flavorful, hot, and served perfectly by kind, personable and courteous servers. The grounds are beautiful, and well groomed. The amenities... More

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

Dear Rich F, WOW! Thank you so much for your kind detailed review of the Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you so much for mentioning all of these staff members by name in your review! It really means so much to all of us knowing that we were able to deliver such a positive experience for such... More

Ho Ho Kus, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second stay at Inn By the Sea was even better than the first. Steps away from Crescent Beach, dog friendly and a short drive to hip, food lover's downtown Portland. Can't wait to go back this fall!

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

Dear DosDragones, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards to our location and pet friendly services at the Inn. We too can’t wait to welcome you back in the fall as well! Richard Carroll, Director of Sales & Marketing More

Covent Garden
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105 reviews 105 reviews
42 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This amazing hotel has a massive "must come back ingredient" due to it's staff, from the bell boys, through reception, servers, bar staff, pool team, maintenance and housekeeping and not forgetting those behind the scenes in particular Eva, Anne, Amy and Carrie and then of course there is Mark, but he is hardly behind the scenes, as you will discover,... More

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

Dear Peter L, WOW! Thank you so much for your review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for mentioning so many of our staff members by name in your review as they are truly the “must come back ingredient” and are all so passionate about delivering a positive travel experience to all of our guests. Thank... More

Dallas, Texas
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of 4 came from Dallas, TX to get out of the heat and enjoy some summer activities. The Inn by the Sea provided nearly everything we were looking for in a vacation. Short, easy walk to the beach, pool, beautiful lawn and grounds with games for the kids. We stayed in a one bedroom beach suite and it... More

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

Dear TMDTX, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards to our location, Beach Suite accommodations and summer activities at the Inn. We are delighted to read that you had a wonderful stay but are disappointed that you felt the quality of the food in Sea... 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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