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Inn By the Sea

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Newfane, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We travel with our dogs, but have never found a nicer place to stay than Inn By The Sea. They cater to the dogs with providing LL Bean beds, bowls, and daily yummy homemade treats. We have made this an annual destination both because the dogs are so welcome and the walking trails in the area are very good. Portland... More 

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IBTSDOSM, Director of Sales at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Sue H, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards to our location and pet friendly amenities at the Inn. We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back to the southern coast of Maine near future! Richard Carroll,... More 

Bristol, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Inn by the Sea is aptly named. In addition to an in-ground pool, a nice boardwalk leads from the Inn's grounds directly to a large, lovely beach. Our visit was in early spring, so the landscaping was not yet in bloom. The abundance of planting beds promised a beautiful setting for warmer weather. We stayed in Room 104, which is... More 

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IBTSDOSM, Director of Sales at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Neese39, Thank you for your recent thorough review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards to our location, accommodations, eco-friendly spa, Sea Glass dining experience and most of all our professional and courteous staff! We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

This is one of the nicest places to stay!! My husband and I recommend the Inn to everyone. It's super clean, the staff is amazing, and everything is absolutely beautiful! The view from any room is awesome! You feel right at home here.

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Dear Ashsatti, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards to our location, accommodation, top notch housekeeping crew and most of all our amazing staff! We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back to the Inn by the Sea... More 

Fairfax, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We stayed here 3 nights this week with our dog. The hotel is just lovely. We had a garden room with a view of the ocean. The staff is wonderful, so friendly, and willing to help. We always travel with our dog and have stayed in many pet friendly hotels but always felt stressed and restricted for one reason or... More 

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IBTSDOSM, Director of Sales at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear jjl131, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards to our accommodations, pet friendly amenities, lounge experience and most of all our friendly and helpful staff! We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back to the Inn by... More 

Poughkeepsie, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

My wife & I choose this place because of there friendly pet policy. We were completely happy with front desk in greeting us and our dogs. We have two Akitas and our dogs loved the staff and the beach. This is the place to go with your dogs and family!

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Dear David B, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards to our location, pet friendly amenities and warm greeting at our front desk! We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back to the southern coast of Maine in... More 

Waterbury, Vermont, United States
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37 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Perfect place to spend a few nights with your family and your dog. We ate all our meals in the lounge surrounded by really nice people and their well behaved dogs. We even brought our dog down to the bar: he was admired while we enjoyed the bar. Just a short walk from the beach where your dog can run... More 

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Dear JedB, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards to our location, pet friendly amenities, lounge experience, eco-friendly Spa and most of all our accommodating staff at the Inn. We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back to... More 

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36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

M y wife and I spent several days here with our dogs. Everything was absolutely excellent. Well appointed rooms, comfortable sleeping arrangements, great food, and best of all pet friendly! They will arrange dog sitting, have special meals for pets etc. We liked it so much that we are going back in August.

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Dear DockSitter, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards to our accommodations, Sea Glass dining experience and pet friendly amenities at the Inn. Our greatest compliment is to have guests return to the Inn for another stay and we truly look forward to welcoming you... More 

norwood
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This is the best place for us when it comes to all of us - including our pup - being spoiled and made to fee special. The staff, cleanliness, location, rooms - are just splendid. The staff are so very attentive. We will be back!

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IBTSDOSM, Director of Sales at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear chickadee98 Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards to our accommodations and attentive staff! We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future! Richard Carroll, Director of Sales & Marketing More 

Hamden, Connecticut
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

My best friend & I spent the weekend. It is a truly beautiful place, both in and out. We stayed in a garden suite, which was great. We each took turns sleeping in the bedroom. One issue we had was that the mattress in the bedroom was not very comfortable. Actually, the sofa bed in the main living area (which... More 

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Dear Rosemarie R, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your positive comments in regards to our accommodations, Sea Glass dining experience and most of all our helpful and hospitable staff! We are disappointed to read that you found our bedding to be uncomfortable and for that we sincerely apologize.... More 

Ipswich, Massachusetts
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Spend a weekend with my girlfriends. Enjoyed a sunny Spring day after this brutal winter, which made the stay even nicer. We stayed in a Garden Suite with direct accesss to the outdoors. Beautiful crescent beach within a 5 minute walk from hotel. Very lovely landscaping, including a large fire pit and outdoor pool. Our suite was lovely - enjoyed... More 

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Dear Sarah S, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your lovely comments in regards to our accommodations, location, grounds and Sea Glass dining experience. We too look forward to welcoming you back in the warmer months! Thank you so much for sharing. Richard Carroll, Director of Sales & Marketing More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • 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: $300 - $1,317 (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
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