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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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Waltham, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So far the best hotel I have been to in Maine. I have stayed here once before. Both trips were quite enjoyable. The staff is courteous, attentive and respectful. Pets are allowed (we did not have one) and the pets that were there (very few) did not both us at all. The only meal we had was breakfast and it... More

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

Dear michael b, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your comments in regards to our courteous, attentive and respectful staff at the Inn. We appreciate you taking the time to share and hope to have the opportunity to serve you again in the near future! Richard Carroll, Director of... More

Falmouth, Massachusetts
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved the hotel and the location. The staff was friendly and courteous from the minute we checked in until we left. This was a Mini Moon was us and we were thrilled that we could bring our dogs. All of us enjoyed the surroundings and had a good run on the nearby beach. The food in the restaurant was... More

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Dear Carole D, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor. We are all very disappointed to read that you felt we missed the mark in regards to the comfort of the beds here at the Inn as we continually rotate new inventory of bedding to ensure comfort of our guests. Carrie Dyer, General Manager... More

Berkshire, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our forth time to this romantic hideaway and it never fails to live up to it's reputation. We had a delicious dinner at the lounge the first night and very much enjoyed the cozy romantic ambiance. There were a couple of well-behaved, adorable Burmese Mt. dogs next to us that didn't move a muscle during the entire dinner!... More

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Dear mlv0619, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for choosing the Inn time and time again as your romantic hideaway retreat! There is no larger compliment than seeing a guest returning to the Inn for another visit! We very much appreciate your comments in regards to our accommodations, location and... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a long weekend get away given us by a close friends to celibrate my 50th birthday. well what can i say iw was just perfect, great room great service great wind list great people. we are planning another get away soon at the Inn by the sea. we had one of the best times. Thank you to everone... More

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Dear cubanlover69, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your lovely comments in regards to our accommodations, wine list and great staff! Happy 50th to you and we hope to welcome you back to the Inn sometime in the near future! Richard Carroll, Director of Sales & Marketing More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very disappointed by my recent stay. The furnishings in the room were all old and worn, and not very comfortable, average at best. The lighting outside of the room was very dark. The service was very uneven, and did not follow through on many basic things. The service in the restaurant was uniformly bad, even when the number... More

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Dear guestreviewers, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor. We are very disappointed to read that you feel we missed the mark in multiple areas of your visit to the Inn and would like to learn more about your experience. Please contact Carrie Dyer, General Manager at 207-799-3134 so she may make the appropriate... More

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely stunning ocean views, walking trails and path to beach accessible. Attended in late Fall. Very quiet, private. Beach cottage was immaculate, modern, and so so comfortable. The fireplace and the hotel's Fall decor was so cozy. Stayed 2 days but would love to come back for a longer stay. Off season, not so much to do, but fitness center... More

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Dear Pat C, 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, Crescent Beach, and accommodations. We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back to the southern coast of Maine in the near future! Richard Carroll, Director... More

Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful rooms with one of the MOST comfortable beds I have ever slept in. The location could not be better, with a beautiful 2 mile sandy beach (must catch the sunrise) and very well kept gardens around the property. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the food at the restaurant was delicious (recommend the crab cake benedict for... More

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Dear travelbug2688, 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, grounds, accommodations, Sea Glass dining experience and most of all our friendly and helpful staff! We appreciate you taking the time to share and hope to see you in the Spa in the... More

Richmond, Vermont
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have never stayed at the Inn By The Sea, you need to put it on your list of places to stay. The accommodations are absolutely the best. The grounds are the most beautifully kept I have ever seen at an Inn and nothing can be the salt air from the ocean.

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Dear cearley, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards to our accommodations and beautiful grounds at the Inn. We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back to the southern coast of Maine in the future! Richard Carroll, Director... More

italy
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26 reviews 26 reviews
26 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent 4 nights at this resort in late May and I enjoyed the friendliness of staff . I had a very nice room on the top floor and I recommend it to everyone . I preferred to have breakfast outside the resort and I only had dinner one time at the restaurant because I found a little menu .... More

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Dear piteryunior, 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 friendly staff! We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back in the future! Richard Carroll, Director of Sales & Marketing More

Salem, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Inn by the Sea. We also visited 6 months earlier in late April. The location is beautiful with ocean views, lovely grounds, and a short walk to the beach. The rooms have been updated and are modern with a gas fireplace, large TV and a big bathroom with double sinks and a huge glass-door... More

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Dear witchcitytraveler, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regard to our location, grounds, Crescent Beach, positive Sea Glass dining experience and most of all our friendly staff! We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back in the future!... 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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Inn By The Sea Hotel Cape Elizabeth
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