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    Inn by the Sea

    40 Bowery Beach Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107-2599
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    Overview
    • Excellent78%
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    • Average5%
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    This hotel is nice and well located but much smaller than I had expected. For the price paid and the two night minimum, I was expecting something much more grand. A few reasons I would not likely go back include the tiny outdoor pool that...More

    Thank SusanfromSTL
    Response from BriggsGM, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 2 days ago

    Dear SusanfromSTL Thank you for your candid remarks. We are pleased you found the hotel to be well located on the beach and the food in Sea Glass to be good. We are very sorry we missed the mark on a quiet couples getaway and...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    The Inn by the Sea is a beautiful property on the ocean. We live locally and decided it would be the perfect place for a special family dinner. When I first called to arrange it I was told they could only accommodate 11 people in...More

    Thank cometdogamundo
    Response from BriggsGM, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 2 days ago

    Dear cometdogamundo: Thank you for your review of your family dinner. We are delighted you enjoyed a private room and the server, but very disappointed we missed the mark on delivering on our goal of a wonderful culinary experience for your family. We will certainly...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This was our 10th year in a row coming to Inn by the Sea. Either our 12th or 13th visit. My oldest campaigned hard to come this summer, but it was an easy sell. We saw some familiar faces. Eva St. Pierre as we arrived...More

    Thank Hubbynfather
    Response from BriggsGM, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Hubbynfather Thank you for the loyalty to the Inn! We are so pleased you continue to enjoy the Inn amenities and our staff over all these years. Many thanks for the kind words about our long time staff members who really do enjoy seeing...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I want to preface this review by saying that my boyfriend and I work in the hotel industry and collectively have 10 + years of experience in Four Diamond properties. Needless to say our standards while traveling are set rather high. That being said- our...More

    Thank Samantha L
    Response from BriggsGM, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Samantha L: Coming from a hospitality professional this is high praise indeed for the staff and for the Inn. We are very pleased you enjoyed your visit and wish you a Happy Birthday! Thank you for celebrating with us, and we do hope we...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I surprised my girlfriend with a trip to the resort this weekend and our stay was nothing short of incredible. The property was incredibly well maintained, the rooms were very comfortable, and the staff was extremely friendly and accommodating. Anne is an absolute superstar and...More

    Thank mm0rell0
    Response from BriggsGM, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 1 week ago

    Dear mm0rell0: Delighted you have plans to return next year- and many thanks for the great review of the staff and our accommodations. We look forward to that return trip! Warm wishes, Michael Briggs General Manager, Inn by the Sea

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Price range
    • $306 - $916 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 61
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    HughUS
    July 30, 2017|
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    Response from JeannieSM | Reviewed this property |
    If you are staying at the Inn by the Sea, you are in a great place to swim because the resort is right next to Crescent Beach State Park, and it is only a short walk down a boardwalk from the resort. When you arrive at the... More
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    July 20, 2017|
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    Response from Fran L | Reviewed this property |
    Portland for excellent restaurants, very good small art museum, harbor cruise. Fort William for view, hiking and lighthouse
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    Response from Christopher T | Reviewed this property |
    Two Lights (the park, not just the lighthouse), Fort Williams, ferry to Peaks Island, Old Port, Prout's Neck, and of course Crescent Beach. All easy walking and beautiful. Tons of good food starting with Sea Glass at Inn by... More
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    "Our suite facing the pool was excellent. All the rooms seem well positioned."
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    "We were in room 501 which was close to where the trucks come in for deliveries and trash early in the morning."
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    "The fourth floor was pretty quiet."
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    "While the main building is excellent (we stayed one night), the new suites are beyond belief. We enjoyed..."
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