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Cape Elizabeth

Inn by the Sea

40 Bowery Beach Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107-2599
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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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free internet
Outdoor pool
Fence around pool
Breakfast in the room
Board games / puzzles
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Center with Internet Access
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Fax / photocopying
Facial treatments
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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The location on the Maine coast, but most especially that it is the most dog-friendly place we have ever stayed. The amenities for our pups were wonderful. Being able to bring them to the lounge with us for meals was amazing. They both very much enjoyed their bird-dog meal with the generous portion of chicken.
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The hotel was beautifully maintained, clean, well kept. Our beach suite was large, comforting and perfect for our “Baby Moon”. The room service was delicious, and we ate at Sea Glass as well. Everyone was friendly and helpful. We can’t wait to go back with our son and dog!
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Lovely rooms and friendly employees. Visit with family in the area. Have been to this hotel and its restaurant many times, but the service and quality of the food has declined over the past 2 years. The rooms are spectacular as is the view. Staff are friendly if not always as attentive as they should be. Maybe understaffed? Wish the food were as good as the view from my room.
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This was a recommended Inn that is dog/pet friendly. The location is lovely, the Inn exceptional and the food was very good also. So nice to be able to bring the dogs. The dogs are allowed in the bar area and you can eat in there also.
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What a wonderful way to enjoy the ocean, Crescent Beach, Portland Head Light and nearby dining experiences in Downtown Portland such as The Honey Paw. A beautifully appointed property with an impressive Art collection, displayed in public areas. We don't have a dog, but 2 of our adult children do. It seems people are just happier when they are with their dog. This Resort accommodates them well without any detraction for the rest of us.
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Response from BriggsGM, General Manager at Inn by the Sea
Responded 3 days ago
Dear TBClark123: We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed a family getaway at the Inn and took advantage of our location on the beach, just minutes from lighthouses and all the fun of Portland. Thank you for visiting with your family, and we are delighted for the appreciation for our dog welcoming programs.. We look forward to the next family vacation at the Inn! Best wishes, Michael Briggs General Manager, Inn by the Sea 207.799.3134, mbriggs@innbythesea.com
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$240 - $788 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Inn by the Sea
Which popular attractions are close to Inn by the Sea?
Nearby attractions include Portland Head Light (3.9 miles), Fort Williams Park (3.9 miles), and Two Lights State Park (1.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Inn by the Sea?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Inn by the Sea?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Inn by the Sea?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Inn by the Sea?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Inn by the Sea?
Conveniently located restaurants include Scratch Baking Co., Bite into Maine, and David's 388.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Inn by the Sea?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Inn by the Sea?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Inn by the Sea?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Inn by the Sea offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Inn by the Sea?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Goddard Mansion (3.9 miles).