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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed February 16, 2014

After many years of visiting Maine, this was my first to Cape Elizabeth or Inn By the Sea. I couldn't be happier that I discovered this property. From the moment we checked in, we were greeted by an incredible front desk that made me feel at home from the moment I arrived. We were then escorted to our room by...

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Dear DCJD2012, Thank you for your review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for all of your wonderful comments in regards to our wonderful staff at the Inn. We are truly very lucky to have such a great group of professionals on our team with one common goal, to provide an exceptional guest experience. We appreciate...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed February 15, 2014

This place is spectacular in every sense of the word. Stayed here over Valentines weekend and it sits directly on the ocean in Cape Elizabeth, a short drive from Portland. It is a massive place with separate buildings which house some of the coziest and most beautifully decorated rooms I have seen. We stayed in the beach suite and it...

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Dear lip89, Thank you for your review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your comments in regards to our new Beach Suite accommodations, location and most of all our friendly staff. We are so pleased to read that we made it to your “best of the best” list for our region! We appreciate you taking...

Stamford, Connecticut
Reviewed February 13, 2014

The only thing better than the spacious accommodations and fabulous views, was the courteous professional staff who made our stay such a pleasurable experience. Even the dog received first class treatment! Everything was top notch from the moment we checked in until the time we checked out, and I look forward to returning.

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Dear Sue W, Thank you for your review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your comments in regards to our location, accommodations and most of all our courteous professional staff! We are so pleased to read that our staff was able to provide a wonderful travel experience to you and we look forward to welcoming...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed February 9, 2014

One of the top hotels in Maine with a private beach access, easy access to the foodies spots of Portland, Maine and great snowshoeing/cross country trails. We didn't bring our dog, but by far the most pet friendly luxury hotel I have stayed at in the US. Would highly recommend for a nice weekend getaway with your sig other.

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Dear DocTrvlr, Thank you for your review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your comments in regards to our location, beach access and pet friendly practices. We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back to the southern coast of Maine in the future! Richard Carroll, Director of Sales...

Orleans
Reviewed February 3, 2014

We had the pleasure of attending the New England Inns and Resorts meeting and were so impressed with the facility and staff. We were greeted warmly and attended to in every way including setting up a crib for the baby. We have stayed here before and are constantly impressed with the wonderful hospitality.

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Dear Waterfront Thank you for your review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your comments in regards to our facility and most of all our warm and attentive staff. We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back in the future! Richard Carroll, Director of Sales & Marketing

Abington, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed February 3, 2014

In this area it certainly is a great choice. Hotel is top notch. My only thought is with so many great restaurants in Downtown Portland which I wanted to try I really hated the short (but dark) ride back to the hotel.

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Dear Sharon H, Thank you for your review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your comments in regards to our location and top notch accommodations. We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back in the future! Richard Carroll, Director of Sales & Marketing

Camden, Maine
Reviewed January 14, 2014

I had not been to this property in years and was anxious to experience the newly renovated rooms as I have read and heard so many favorable things. The place is fantastic. I love what they have done to the place, everything is so modernized and updated. The staff is very helpful and attentive. I can't wait to bring my...

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Dear Juliet R, Happy New Year! Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards to our renovation and most of all of our helpful and attentive staff. We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you and your family this summer...

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed January 7, 2014

I had heard about this place from my cousin and her husband, both are very particular about where they stay. We were looking for a coastal family friendly spa for New Years Eve. When I saw that they had suites that allowed pets, I was sold. The grounds were lovely and well kept and the walk to the beach was...

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Dear Mary R, Happy New Year! 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, quality dining experience, top notch housekeeping staff and pet friendly amenities at the Inn. We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back...

New York City, New York
Reviewed January 6, 2014

My husband and I and our three big dogs have visited the inn both in summer and in winter and have thoroughly enjoyed both. The inn is lovely, the food is excellent and they are amazingly pet friendly. I would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a great inn in a very scenic location.

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Dear Kimberley S, Happy New Year! Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your lovely comments in regards to positive experiences in both the winter and summer. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed our Sea Glass restaurant and your three VIP’s (Very Important Pets) enjoyed our pet friendly...

New York City, New York
Reviewed January 5, 2014

My husband and I discovered this gem of a beach inn about 6 years ago! And what a find it was and still is. The "by-the-sea" setting is superb whether visiting in the winter or summer( we annually do both!). We have enjoyed a variety of rooms with our loyal companion, Tess, and find the large two room suite with...

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Dear Jo B, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for honest comments in regards to our 2 Bedrooms Beach Suite accommodations, lovely seaside setting, pet friendly services and most of all our consistent and personable staff! We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to your next...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • 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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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • 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: $252 - $812 (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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“Room 210 where we stayed overlooked the Atlantic Ocean. You could see lobster boats! Just a fantastic view.”
 of 5 bubbles ShaunM67, 2 days ago | Read review
“The Fireplace room....exceptional”
 of 5 bubbles 475brendar, 1 week ago | Read review
“Bi-Level Suite”
 of 5 bubbles tommylR8108ZV, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Corner suite was great size. Soaking tub and large shower were perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles nanper7, Feb 21, 2017 | Read review
“Make sure room is not over looking the construction site.lots of dogs,off season. totally surprised by the # in restaurant eating area.”
 of 5 bubbles lostnmass, Jan 17, 2017 | Read review
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