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North Andover, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I wrote a review of this hotel 2 years ago and gave it a resounding 5 out of 5. I loved it. So much so, that this year while my grandmother convalesced after a long hospital stay at my mom's place in Old Orchard I could think of no more idyllic a location to celebrate the Easter holiday. So I...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were at the Inn by the Sea on April 14-16, in a Spa Suite. We were ready to be disappointed when we pulled in the parking lot because the Inn looked very plain, unassuming. But it was a 180 degree turn once we stepped in our suite. It was beautiful, felt like home, it had everything we needed and...

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Northern New Jersey
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed Easter weekend & cannot wait for our next trip. This was our 5th trip to the Inn since 2015 and each time we come it keeps getting better and better. A big plus for us is the dog-friendliness and that we are able to travel with our dog. Everything about our trip was amazing! Another perfect weekend at the...

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

Dear Karen D: The best compliment we can have is when guests return year after year! Thank you for being such a loyal guest. We are delighted everything was perfect and hope we will see you again very soon. Best wishes, Michael Briggs, General Manager, Inn by the Sea

Bourne, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed for a weekend & can't wait to go back. The hotel is beautiful! Rooms are spacious and the spa is fantastic! So close to Portland too! It is also a super pet friendly inn. The staff was so welcoming and friendly. I didn't want to go home!

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

Dear LisaFrankie: Delighted you hated to leave and found the staff welcoming and helpful! We are pleased you enjoyed our SPA, your room and our location on the beach just 7 miles south of Portland- Thank you for visiting, and we do hope you'll return soon. Warm wishes, Michael Briggs, General Manager, Inn by the Sea

Killington, Vermont
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I'm not even sure why I'm writing more than the title. Inn by the sea is perfect. I could suggest a spa suite, but i'm pretty sure you can't wrong with any of their accommodations. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. The bar/waitstaff were personable, knowledgeable and talented. The food was excellent. It's April, so it's off season and...

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

Dear pickytravellers2: Thank you for the perfect review! We are very pleased you enjoyed your visit and plan to return- that is the best compliment we could have. We are always delighted when guests comment positively on service from our dedicated staff. We are delighted you enjoyed your accommodation as well as the beach, and we very much loook forward...

Cockeysville Hunt Valley, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I (and our Schnauzer) had a wonderful stay at the Inn By the Sea. We loved our spa suite - roomy with a huge bathroom and gorgeous views of the grounds and the ocean. We ate all of our meals - either on the deck or in the lounge - our dog joined us and enjoyed her...

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

Dear Lenore C: Thank you for this lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay, and our pet welcoming porgrams! We are delighted you enjoyed Chef Chadwick's seasonal menus and that even your Schnauzer was happy with Sea Glass dining! We look forward to your return at Thanksgiving. Warm wishes Michael Briggs, General Manager, Inn by the Sea

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing doesn't begin to describe the Inn by the Sea - I've travelled to 5 continents and stayed at some of the best hotels on earth, and this place is top notch! Just arrived home after a glorious birthday weekend there and every single detail was considered and perfect! My husband, dog and I arrived to the absolute warmest staff...

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

Dear KellyMcNeil11: Amazing doesn't begin to decribe your review! Many thanks for taking the time to write about your birthday celebration at Inn by the Sea! We are delighted to know you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to your return visit. We are very pleased to hear your accolades for our staff and their attention to detail and service....

Glen, New Hampshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the Inn with my Mom to celebrate her birthday. Spa massages were amazing. Room was gorgeous and immaculate. Although it was dreary weather-wise, we were so comfortable and cozy in our room and by the fire in the bar area. We will definitely make this an annual trip!

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Essex, Connecticut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Property in a convenient location: close to beach, hiking and walking areas. Very friendly staff. The desk/reception staff were friendly and remembered our names and that of our German Shepherd "Jake" throughout our 4 day visit. Enjoyed my early morning visits with Tom (facility engineer) who would tend to the fire in the lobby lounge where Jake and I...

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

Dear DanW1822: We thank you for this wonderful review. We are so pleased you and your wife and Jake all enjoyed your stay and the terrific walking trails available all around us- whether beach or wood walks around Great Pond! We look forward to your next visit! Warm wishes, Michael Briggs General Manager, Inn by the Sea

Eustis, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our trip from Florida was delayed by a surprise April Fool's Day snowstorm, so we only were able to spend one night at Inn by the Sea. We were so glad that we were able to visit. The property is gorgeous with sweeping views of the landscape heading toward Crescent Beach. The inn is located about 15 minutes from Old...

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Dear Christopher T: Many thanks for this wonderful review. We are delighted you enjoyed Chef Chadwick's menus in Sea Glass and found your room to be so spacious and comfortable. We are also pleased you enjoyed the service offered by our dedicated staff. We do hope you'll return and enjoy the beach setting and gardens in warmwer weather as well!...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
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 Road, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107
Location: United States > Maine > Cape Elizabeth
Price Range: $265 - $839 (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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“We stayed in the Garden Suite end room.. Very spacious with beautiful views of the grounds and the ocean.”
karendH5537IL, 5 days ago | Read review
“Room 210 where we stayed overlooked the Atlantic Ocean. You could see lobster boats! Just a fantastic view.”
ShaunM67, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“The Fireplace room....exceptional”
475brendar, Mar 16, 2017 | Read review
“Bi-Level Suite”
tommylR8108ZV, Feb 24, 2017 | Read review
“Corner suite was great size. Soaking tub and large shower were perfect.”
nanper7, Feb 21, 2017 | Read review
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