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Inn By the Sea

40 Bowery Beach Road, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Wilbo68 Boston
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Rating summary
  • 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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Boston
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place made us happy in so many ways. The restaurant is ok but everything else is really spectacular. Service was impeccable by the hotel staff, the beach suite we were in (630) was absolutely superb and the grounds were stunning. We also loved our massages. I have attached a picture that we took from our porch. Inside the room... More

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

Dear Wilbo68 Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards to our new Beach Suite accommodations, grounds and eco-friendly spa. We are disappointed that Sea Glass did not exceed your expectations like the other areas of the Inn. We appreciate you taking the time to share... More

Hanover, New Hampshire, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went for a "mini-moon" after our wedding in September 2014, and had a fantastic time. The area is beautiful, the hotel was relaxing and in a perfect location, and the restaurant at the hotel was great, though a little small. We found the level of service from the staff to be on par with any luxury hotel, while maintaining... More

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

Dear David R, 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, Sea Glass dining experience and high marks for our staff as well! We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back to the southern coast of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The room was better than expected, comparable to timeshares that we normally experience. It was great to have a hotel that catered to our Boston Terrier. She absolutely loved everything including being able to lay under the table while we ate dinner or breakfast in the lounge. in the lounge. The room was immaculate clean and had dog bowls provided.There... More

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

Dear Fred A, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your comments in regards to our accommodations, top notch housekeeping staff and VIP (Very Important Pet) services at the Inn. We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back to the Inn sometime in... More

Wilmington, Delaware
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Inn by the Sea for three nights and four days with our two Golden Retrievers. It was our second trip to the inn but first with the dogs. Everyone was extremely friendly and check in was smooth and it was so nice arriving in our room to water dishes, poop bags, dog beds, and dog towels.... More

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

Dear Annie 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 VIP (Very Important Pet) amenities, location, accommodations and most of all our friendly accommodating staff at the Inn! We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back... More

Covington
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47 reviews 47 reviews
18 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a 3-day August weekend at Inn By the Sea. We had booked over six months in advance and requested adjoining rooms. Sadly it didn't happen because the folks who were in one of the rooms loved staying there so much they booked to stay another week in the room we were suppose to have. That was the only... More

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

Dear rosietomato, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards to our well appointed accommodations, location, eco-friendly spa and most of all our extremely helpful staff. We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back to the Inn sometime in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I just stayed at the Inn By The Sea for four nights in a ground floor 1-bedroom suite which was private, well decorated with plenty of room for the two of us. Service was extraordinary, including towels, ice water and chairs at the beach. Cookies were brought to our room each evening. The property is not really... More

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

Dear Neddy B, 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, accommodations, grounds and most of all our extraordinary service! We appreciate you taking the time to share and we look forward to welcoming you back to the southern coast of Maine in... More

Charleston
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I just stayed at the Inn By The Sea for a week. We stayed in one of the 1-bedroom suites and thought it was fantastic. It was pretty private, very well decorated and appointed and had plenty of room for the two of us. We were on the first floor so we had a patio but also... More

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

Dear Nicole R, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards to our new Beach Suite accommodations, location and service. We appreciate you taking the time to share and we look forward to welcoming you back to the southern coast of Maine in the future! Richard... More

Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone knows the phase location, location, location as a key differentiator for success with any client facing business but this property which nailed location, location, location has the added value of service threefold. Everyone we encountered was friendly, had a can do attitude and made us feel welcome. We received special concierge service from Mark who worked tirelessly with me... More

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

Dear cszostak, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards to our top notch service at the Inn! Mark is truly a special individual dedicated to making all of our guest stay memorable and unique. We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward... More

2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed for a Wednesday and Thursday in August, the hotel was nice, but not 600$ a night nice, and we didn't realize that they jacked the price to 700$ on Thursday because they considered that the weekend. They charge a resort fee, per night! This is NOT a resort, the pool is really small no pool... More

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

Dear Bomelia, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor. We are very disappointed to read that you felt our Inn missed the mark in regards to the value of price paid during our high season months in southern Maine. We do appreciate you taking the time to share and we hope to have the... More

Houston, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found a perfect place to get out of the Houston heat on the cool coast of Maine. This is a very comfortable hotel located on a beautiful stretch of beach that is quite isolated. Even in the middle of summer, Crescent Beach was nearly empty so we enjoyed long walks and the lovely nature trail almost to ourselves. The... More

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

Dear PathMinder, 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, well manicured grounds and most of all our friendly staff. We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back to the southern coast of Maine... 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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