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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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Concord, New Hampshire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

We went in winter when it's quiet for a romantic winter getaway. Fantastic! Room was awesome, service phenomenal!! Restaurant food is so-so, especially for the price, but that is the only con I can think of. There's a great restaurant The Good Table 1/2 mile away. It is very dog friendly, which We loved, but if you're not dog friendly... More 

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North Easton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful property. Comfortable rooms. Friendly staff. Their spa was under construction- spa services were still offered and were excellent. Sea glass restaurant is very good! The lounge is inviting and always fun meeting a new dog at this dog-friendly hotel

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed overnight at the Inn by the Sea overnight. The staff was excellent at all times & locations. We enjoyed drinks in the bar, overlooking the ocean with a nice fireplace going. In the evening we went out to the Sea Glass Restaurant on site, unfortunately the food was "okay" and the night we were there, a very loud... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I came back for our 2nd visit and we're even more thrilled then the 1st visit. The Inn By the Sea is such a pleasant place to stay and the staff is amazingly friendly!! We are life time visitors now and will be coming back for many many years to come!! Do yourself a favor and make... More 

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Paris, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Inn by the Sea is ideal for an off-season escape: cozy, quiet, and peaceful. The lounge is a great spot to hang out, especially by the fireplace. You can have a drink and dine there, or eat in the dining room with views of the sea. The seafood paella is a real treat! Although the spa is currently under... More 

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Epping, NH
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Inn By the Sea provides a memorable hotel and spa experience. The staff is committed to customer satisfaction and always takes the time to offer local recommendations for any interests you may have including coffee shops, bike paths, day hikes, shopping, events, etc. They have a complimentary daily coffee, tea and hot chocolate time that is perfect for enjoying the... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Inn by the Sea is a spectacular place to stay. Service is excellent, rooms are beautiful and the atmosphere is wonderful. We stayed in Valentines Day and Had amazing service. We cannot wait to return for a longer stay in the warmer months and take advantage of the pool, grounds and spa!

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North Andover, Massachusetts
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62 reviews 62 reviews
16 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved everything about this inn. The location is ideal, with easy access to Portland, beaches and lighthouses. We enjoyed the bar and lounge in the lobby and the friendliness/attentiveness of the staff. We stayed in a spa suite that was breathtaking: two-level windows looking out on a gorgeous grounds and ocean; loft bedroom on the second floor; kitchen; comfortable... More 

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

Dear AaronClark, Thank you very much for taking the time to provide a review on Trip Advisor. I am pleased to see that you enjoyed your visit overall, and thank you for bringing the condition of your shower to our attention. Your feedback was very helpful in identifying an issue we were having with our boiler that has since been... More 

Oak Park, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here for the first time in the early spring last year. It was our first visit to Maine, and I definitely overstressed about finding just the right place for a "Maine experience." Well, I couldn't have made a better choice. Everything about it was perfect. The location -- right on the sea, with a lovely (and environmentally astute)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even the blizzard didn't stop us from having a wonderful time! The room was so warm and comfortable (had a Traditional Room with a fireplace). Next time we may get a suite. The staff was amazing! The food to die for! We ate at the Sea Glass for dinner and brunch (amazing lobster rolls). Cannot wait to book a summer... More 

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

Hello Travelingginger, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide a review on Trip Advisor. It was a pleasure having you with us and I am glad you enjoyed your stay! We certainly have had no shortage of snow this season and I am glad you were able to enjoy the beauty of coastal Maine as we are... 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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