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Inn By the Sea

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40 Bowery Beach Road, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107
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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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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This resort is kind of unreal for how pet friendly it is (personalized dog bed, gourmet meals from doggy menu, doggy massages, etc.), impeccable customer service, friendly staff. I cant believe it actually exists. Kudos to the owner for an original idea and excellent execution! My dog and I are going through withdrawals. So we have to no choice but... More 

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Newport, Rhode Island
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64 reviews 64 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family and I were going to Portland for a couple of days and my wife came across the Inn by the Sea and loved the rooms from their website. The staff was really helpful on the phone booking our reservation. The resort is beautiful and I can see how guests would love it in the warmer months. The suite... More 

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Amherst, New Hampshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Loved it! The Inn by the Sea is a really nice place to go and relax but you must spend some time exploring the surroundings. The Inn abuts Crescent Beach State Park, so we took long beautiful walks by the ocean and along some neat trails. The Inn is gorgeous and the staff was extremely helpful. Our room was beautiful,... More 

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Chelsea, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We can't say enough about our spontaneous overnight here this past weekend. The staff was extremely friendly and accommodating from the minute we arrived, the room was beautiful, almost like a mini apartment. Huge soaking tub, soft and comfortable bed. The best part however was just how dog friendly the resort was... Our dog Marty was completely doted on with... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a great stay at the Inn by the Sea. Very friendly service and super comfortable accommodations. The bed was particularly comfortable and they had a great bathroom with deep tub (no jets) and nice shower. I would definitely return for a romantic and relaxing getaway!

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Rocky Hill, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a two night stay. Beautiful accommodations. Short walk to a stretch of unspoiled beach. Farms close by. Portland ten minutes away. Caleb at the front desk and Toby Lord- two terrific employees. Very thoughtful and doing their jobs well. Hang on to staff like that. Will return in the fall for another relaxing stay.

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

Dear Titalaubemaanidi, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide this review on Trip Advisor! I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit and am especially glad to see that you enjoyed your interactions with Toby and Caleb. They are certainly terrific ambassadors for us and I will pass along your praise for them! Hope we have the... More 

Guilford,CT
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119 reviews 119 reviews
20 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the inn to finalize our daughter and future son in laws wedding plans. The inn was clean and comfortable and they made us feel very welcome. The tasting menu was delicious and we are now anxiously awaiting Labor Day weekend for the big event. The breakfast was included and was delicious. The inn being dog friendly was... More 

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

Dear Sarah & Eric, Thank you! Tracy has really enjoyed working with you and we can't wait to have your celebration with us in September! Take care, Jim Glanville General Manager More 

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went to Inn By the Sea this past weekend. It was perfect. The room was amazing (clean, spacious, great view, fireplace). The food in the lounge and restaurant were perfect. I've travelled to many five-star resorts, but this one is special. We will be returning.

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

Dear emcewm, Thank you so much for visiting, and for the very nice review! Looking forward to seeing you soon and often... Warm regards, Jim Glanville General Manager More 

Arlington, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went in the off season and had a great time. The staff was friendly, the grounds and the hotel room were well appointed and beautiful. The perfect mix of professional and character. The food was excellent. I knew right when we walked in that we were going to be taken care of and I was proven right!

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

Dear David, Thank you for such a thoughtful review. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to welcoming you to Inn by the Sea in the future. Warmly, Jim Glanville General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to get away, relax, unwind, and enjoy all the things Maine has to offer from food, shopping, sites and more! Very friendly staff and dog friendly! I always have a great getaway when I visit Inn By The Sea, so my fiancé and I decided to get married there this Labor Day Weekend, 2015! :)

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

Hello Eric, It was wonderful having you, Sarah (and Tilli) with us this past weekend. We are thrilled that you'll be having your wedding with us and are very much looking forward to September. Congratulations! Take care and hope that we might see you this summer as well. Warm regards, Jim Glanville General Manager More 

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