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stow, ma
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Enjoyed the weekend at this cozy romantic inn overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Stayed in a perfectly placed fireplace room with a very comfortable king bed. Booked the Visa package which included breakfast. Outstanding food - try the porridge

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

Dear bradcasey: What a lovely review- we are very pleased you enjoyed the ocean view, fireplace, and we thank you for visiting! Thank you also for noting the food was outstanding!- Chef Chadwick has brought Sea Glass restaurant to new levels and we are thrilled you enjoyed his menus. Warm wishes, Michael Briggs, General Manager, Inn by the Sea

Great Barrington, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Inn by the Sea has been our Thanksgiving destination for the past 10 years.The staff makes you feel right at home and the Thanksgiving meal is superb. It truly is the dog friendly. Being able to spend time on the beach with your dog is such an added treat.

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

Dear Gayeanne: Thank you so much for being such a loyal guest- we are truly delighted you return each year and find being at the Inn with your dog a treat! We are also very pleased you enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner- the family style meal was the inspiration of Chef Andrew Chadwick who has revamped dining in Sea Glass. We are...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at this gorgeous property for our 28th anniversary. Staff was very friendly and accommodating and the two level loft suite was very nicely applianced and well maintained. Nice semi-private deck with great Atlantic views. Huge tiled master bath with a whirlpool tub and giant tiled walk in shower. Loved the outside fire pit with cocktail service (even had all...

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

Dear Scott W: Thank you for staying with us , and for the terrific review of your experience at the Inn. We are so pleased you enjoyed the SPA suite accommodations , the ocean view, the beach and the fire pit! We are also very happy you enjoyed breakfast in Sea Glass- Chef Chadwick has a new vision for Sea...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

VERY professional and helpful staff, very clean facility, amazing food and fabulous view- a MUST go destination ! Highly recommend the Inn by the Sea for an evening out, a romantic stay or a large party event as we have experienced all of these with great success and enjoyment!!!

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Dear Erin C: Many thanks for sharing your experience at the Inn- we are particularly pleased you found the staff to be helpful and professional. Thank you for recommending us as a great spot for events as well as a romantic stay! Warm wishes Michael Briggs, General Manager, Inn by the Sea

Woodbridge, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a special place. Rooms are comfortable and spacious, the grounds are lovely, the view is spectacular and the staff, outstanding. The fact you can bring your dog to such a lovely place is amazing. We are fortunate to get here at least a couple of times a year in the off season when we can take our dog...

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

Dear NJNora: We can't thank you enough for the wonderful review of the Inn- we are so thrilled a visit is close to heaven on earth! Many thanks for being such loyal guests- we are delighted you enjoy the property and the dog friendly policies, and particularly that you found the staff to be outstanding! We all look forward to...

Chester, Connecticut, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Inn by the Sea was wonderful; the spa suite was fully appointed, the location of the inn couldn't be better and for dog lovers, this is heaven! For folks that do travel with dogs, the Garden Suites allow you to walk right out onto the lawn from your room; the spa suites are upstairs so other than a balcony, no...

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

Dear CPMO2013: We are delighted you found the Inn to be fabulous and enjoyed the rooms, pet friendly policies and the beach location! Many thanks for the terrific review, and we hope you will visit again soon! Warm wishes, Michael Briggs General manager, Inn by the Sea

Connecticut, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service by the entire staff. Great accommodations - clean and comfortable. Inn Restaurant (Sea Glass) easily competes with the best in the big city. While only a short ride from the metro Portland area, is peaceful and close to the beach.

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Dear Fred S: Thank you for the review! We are very pleased you found the service to be excellent, which is the most important focus for our dedicated staff. And we are thrilled you enjoyed your accommodation. Chef Chadwick has revamped the experience in Sea Glass so we are happy you enjoyed his new menus and found the restaurant competitive...

Sherman
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We staying in a Beach Cottage and every detail was amazing! Perfect Porch, with a breathtaking view of the Atlantic, for a few days of relaxing and reading! Inn grounds were immaculate with beautiful Autumn decorations! A visit to Inn by The Sea has been on my bucket list for 20 years and I will go back!!

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Dear Leta W: So lovely to check something off your bucket list!- and we are delighted we lived up to expectations for you. Thank you for the great review and we look forward to that next visit. warm wishes, Michael Briggs General Manager, Inn by the Sea

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed October 26, 2016

As seasoned travelers we know a good hotel/inn as soon as we arrive. We had booked a doggie weekend at the Inn and did not know what to expect. What a gem Inn By the Sea turned out to be, surpassing anywhere else we have stayed. Absolutely loved the place, the staff, food, the pool for Cooper our dog, and...

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

Dear usleamys: Many thanks for the terrific review- we are very pleased you and Cooper enjoyed your visit to Maine! We are thrilled to hear you found the inn to be a 'gem' and enjoyed the grounds, location and your room. Also, delighted to hear you plan to return - we will all look forward to seeing you again soon....

Farmington, Connecticut
Reviewed October 26, 2016

My husband and I and friends just returned from our annual visit to The Inn by the Sea. We have always stayed in one of the garden room which is a 2 room suite. You can walk out the back door of your suite and onto a path down to crescent beach. The only caution about the garden suites is...

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Dear Michael S: Thank you for returning for your annual visit to the Inn! We are delighted you continue to enjoy the Inn and thank you for the lovely review! We are especially pleased to know you found the service and staff to be helpful and the food in Sea Glass to be excellent. We have a new Chef, Andrew...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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 

Additional Information about Inn By the Sea

Address: 40 Bowery Beach Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107-2599
Location: United States > Maine > Cape Elizabeth
Price Range: $261 - $385 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Inn By the Sea 4*
Number of rooms: 61
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Inn By The Sea Hotel Cape Elizabeth
Inn By The Sea Maine/Cape Elizabeth
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“Rooms have fireplaces. But great 2 story suites are nice”
 of 5 bubbles bradcasey, 4 days ago | Read review
“There are no bad rooms”
 of 5 bubbles NJNora, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Second floor has sweeping views, however first floor has walk out access and beautiful views of the property”
 of 5 bubbles CPMO2013, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Garden Suites allow you to walk out from your room to the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles F8657IOfreds, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Beach Cottage is Great Choice!!”
 of 5 bubbles LetaW651, 5 weeks ago | Read review
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